The movie poster for 1984's San Antonio-set thriller "Cloak & Dagger"
This is the 9th episode in my series on sf, fantasy and horror with San Antonio ties.
Remember Henry Thomas, the San Antonio kid who played Elliott in “E.T.?”
Spielberg’s warm-and-fuzzy alien contact feature wasn’t the only SF movie the actor made as a [Read it all...]
"Avatar" environment created in NewTek Lightwave 3D
The San Antonio ACM SIGGRAPH Professonal Chapter is bringing in a dozy of a presentation for fans of visual effects in SciFi movies and television shows. Head over to the University of the Incarnate Word for A Night with 3D VFX Masters featuring Rob Powers, animation technical director [Read it all...]
While we’re all about the Missions Unknown, there are other unknowns in San Antonio…and some of them are in the skies. Check out this compilation of UFO footage taken in San Antonio during 2008 and 2009 by SAUFOTX SKYWATCHER. Did you see any of these? Was that your saucer? Fess up.
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From San Japan 2009. Photo ©2009 SkyPirate.
San Japan, San Antonio’s major Japanese Culture and Anime Convention, has announced the first round of guests for its July 2010 convention. The convention is proud to announce that voice actors Carrie Savage, Chris Ayres and Josh Grelle will be making return appearances to San Antonio. San [Read it all...]
MISSIONS UNKNOWN launched 35 days ago. In that time, revolutions have been born and stars have died. It doesn’t seem like a very long time, but we’re curious — who’s reading this blog? Now’s your chance to say a quick hello. We’re taking a quick glance and checking roll call. If you’re an sf/f/h lover [Read it all...]
This is the 1st episode in my series on sf, fantasy and horror with San Antonio ties.
This recurring feature will focus on important stuff in the SF Universe that has Alamo City roots. We’ll give you the rundown on authors who were born or lived here, works that germinated in our city or just plain [Read it all...]