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13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

Here’s exactly how to make ginger oil, the magical pain-relieving elixir

When it comes to relieving joint pain, one of the best solutions for combating those annoying aches might already be in your kitchen. …

Recipes

Jay Chattaway on Picard's iconic flute solo from The Next Generation's 'The Inner Light'

<b>This month, SYFY WIRE is interviewing some of the best composers in TV and film to get insight on the theme songs and scores that stick in our heads</b> …

Scaleway launches updated cloud servers for $2.40 per month

French cloud hosting company Scaleway announced new servers for its cloud offering. While the company’s offering was already quite cheap, Scaleway is going one step further with prices starting at €1.99 per month (around $2.40 per month).<p>For this price, you get an x86 server with 1 core, 1GB of …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Phoenix 9

This is the short film <i>Phoenix 9</i>. <br>Phoenix 9 marks the debut for the German team of Amir Reichart (director & editor) and Peer Gopfrich (writer & …

Have You Seen ‘A Wrinkle in Time’? Let’s Talk.

More than 50 years since it first captured the hearts and expanded the minds of bookish young misfits, dreamers and in-betweeners around the world, “A Wrinkle in Time,” Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 coming-of-age-as-interdimensional-odyssey novel, has finally materialized in theaters. The director Ava …

20 Years Later, ‘Dark City’ Remains One of the Smartest Sci-Fi Films Ever Made

<b>Alex Proyas</b>’ <b>Dark City</b> turns 20 today, a science fiction masterpiece that is at once undeniably influential in its field yet still overlooked by many …

‘Annihilation’ Is Mind-Blowing, and the Best Sci-Fi Film in Years

Filmmaker Alex Garland’s (‘Ex Machina’) latest follows a team of female scientists, led by Natalie Portman, into a mysterious expanding portal that …

Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs gets rousing response at Berlin Film Festival

Wes Anderson’s latest film has gone to the dogs, and gotten a warm reception at the Berlin Film Festival for it.<p>The filmmaker’s <i>Isle of Dogs</i> opened …

‘Annihilation’ First Reactions: Alex Garland Has Made a ‘New Sci-Fi Classic’ That’s ‘Thrilling’ and ‘Wickedly Disturbing’

Garland's first movie since "Ex Machina" is extremely violent and one hell of a mental workout.<p>Alex Garland’s highly anticipated new film …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film FTL

This is the sci-fi short film <i>FTL</i>.<p>It was written and directed by Adam Stern, and stars Ty Olsson, Karin Konoval, and Aliyah O'Brien. It won several …

Science Fiction

Duncan Jones Makes an Exciting Return to Scifi With Mute, and Here's the First Trailer

Filmmaker Duncan Jones has been teasing fans about his passion project, <i>Mute</i>, for years. Well today, right now in fact, you can <i>finally</i> watch its …

11 Dirty Movies On Netflix That Actually Tell A Good Story

We're currently living in a truly golden digital age, ladies and gentlemen. One where filth, raunchiness, sauciness, and unadulterated erotica is but …

Film Festivals

Get this drone and solve all your selfie problems for good

Over the past few years, selfies have transformed from a guilty pleasure to a viable way to take those special Kodak moments without bothering …

New to Blu: Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child (2017) Reviewed

Australia gets it right. Again. <i>The Osiris Child</i> succeeds. <br>Every once in a while a film will come along that rises above its meager means to unravel a …

Death's End

• <b>Author:</b> Cixin Liu & Ken Liu<p><b>The</b> <b>New York Times</b> <b>bestselling conclusion to a tour de force near-future adventure trilogy from China's bestselling and beloved science fiction writer.</b><p>With <i>The Three-Body Problem</i>, English-speaking readers got their first chance to read China's most beloved science fiction …

Abaddon's Gate

• <b>Author:</b> James S. A. Corey<p><b>The explosive third novel in James S.A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series. Now a major television series!</b><br>For generations, the solar system -- Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt -- was humanity's great frontier. Until now. The alien artifact working through …

The Three-Body Problem

• <b>Author:</b> Cixin Liu & Ken Liu<p><i>The Three-Body Problem</i> is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple award winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.<br>Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project …

Colonization

• <b>Author:</b> Sean Platt & Johnny B. Truant<p><b>HUMANITY ISN'T ALL THEY LEFT BEHIND.</b><p><b>Two years later, the world lives in fragile peace. But a clandestine search has begun … and a clock has started ticking.</b><p>Two years after first contact, Astral forces have established their fragile kingdom around the globe. …

Ready Player One

• <b>Author:</b> Ernest Cline<p><b>Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read</b><p><b>The worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.</b><p>In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked …

The Ghost Brigades

• <b>Author:</b> John Scalzi<p>The Ghost Brigades are the Special Forces of the Colonial Defense Forces, elite troops created from the DNA of the dead and turned into the perfect soldiers for the CDF's toughest operations. They’re young, they’re fast and strong, and they’re totally without normal human …

When the English Fall

• <b>Author:</b> David Williams<p><b>A riveting and unexpected novel that questions whether a peaceful and non- violent community can survive when civilization falls apart.</b><p><i>There are shots now and again, bursts here and there, far away, and I cannot sleep. I think of this man in his hunger, shot like a rabbit</i> …

The Darwin Elevator

• <b>Author:</b> Jason M. Hough<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>Jason M. Hough’s pulse-pounding debut combines the drama, swagger, and vivid characters of Joss Whedon’s Firefly with the talent of sci-fi author John Scalzi.</b> <br>In the mid-23rd century, Darwin, Australia, stands as the last human city on Earth. The world …

7 Essential Science Fiction Books for July 2017

From warring apes, to space pirates and beyond, here are the best sci-fi books of the month.<p>July’s hottest titles in science fiction are …

Science Fiction

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

Anime for Beginners: 20 Pieces of Essential Viewing

Let’s face it, Hollywood is no stranger to remakes. Especially when it comes to making English language versions of brilliant moments in Asian …

Welcome To 'The Collapsing Empire:' Questions For John Scalzi

John Scalzi's novel <i>The Collapsing Empire</i> kicks off a new series set in — you guessed it — an interstellar empire teetering on the brink of collapse. The Interdependency sprawls across light-years of space, held together by a strange dimension called the Flow, which enables humans to span the …

18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.