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By Tyler Regas | Combing the media desert for the sci-fi we all crave.

Netflix's Extinction Has Everything You Need From a Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster

Netflix's Extinction, directed by Ben Young, is an alien invasion movie with a prominent leading cast, starring Michael Pena (Ant-Man and the Wasp) …

Star Wars Fans Fundamentally Misunderstand Star Wars

The franchise was founded on progressive values, but recent controversy surrounding Kelly Marie Tran proves vocal fans think otherwise<p>S<i>tar Wars</i>, a forward-thinking franchise that’s iconic for its diverse, colourful vision of the galaxy, has always been orbited by an Asteroid Field of obsessive fans …

What Brought Sense8 Back—and What Killed It in the First Place

I have a hard time recommending science fiction TV shows to anyone. Not because I don’t watch and enjoy an inordinate amount of sci-fi (I do), but …

12 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

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17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

'The Expanse' Revived for Season 4 at Amazon

The news comes 10 days after Syfy canceled the space drama after three seasons.<p>Amazon Studios is in talks to revive one of CEO Jeff Bezos' favorite …

Amazon in Talks to Revive ‘The Expanse’ for Season 4

“The Expanse” could find new life on Amazon.<p><i>Variety</i> has confirmed with sources that the streaming giant is in talks to pick up the sci-fi series for …

Get Involved, Internet: Join the fight to save The Expanse 

A lot of TV shows have been canceled over the past week or so, but <i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i> and (to a lesser extent) <i>Last Man Standing</i> have recently proven …

Solid Lost in Space ratings keep the Robinsons far from Netflix danger

Sure, it may not match the phenomenal ratings of <i>Stranger Things</i> Season 2 or even the premiere of <i>Bright</i>, but the <i>Lost in Space</i> reboot appears to have …

Lost in Space

Sci Fi Books For Sci Fi Newbies

Rincey recommends books to pick up if you are new to science fiction books (like her!)Books MentionedThe Martian by Andy WeirCinder by Marissa …

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John Scalzi’s Head On is a murder mystery set in a robot fighting league

The sequel to 2014’s Lock In is an intriguing expansion of that world<p>John Scalzi is known for his witty science fiction thrillers. <i>Old Man’s War</i> and its sequels are his take on military science fiction, while last year’s <i>Collapsing Empire</i> was a new foray into space opera. His latest novel <i>Head On</i> is a …

Why Jazz is the Perfect Sound for DS9

“I don’t care if a dude is purple with green breath as long as he can swing.” That’s what legendary trumpeter Miles Davis said about jazz in his …

‘Serenity VR’ Fan Project Lets You Step Aboard The Most Famous Firefly-class Ship

Serenity, the firefly-class spaceship from cult TV show<i> Firefly (2002)</i> and film <i>Serenity (2005),</i> is now full explorable in VR.With many years in the …

Blade Runner

The Planet Man - Episodes 24 - 26 - Sci_Fi Fun - circa 1952

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Science Fiction: China's next big export after martial arts

<i>Books proving a huge hit with international audiences</i><p>For over a century, the way it worked was that best-selling science fiction was made in the West …

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Drones Turn Deadly in 'Hover,' a New Dystopian Thriller

Fear what flies is right!<p>The new science fiction film <i>Hover</i> is set in a near future where severe drought has caused food shortages. Understandably …

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Facets

Jadzia Dax must come to terms with her feelings of inferiority when she meets her past hosts in an ancient Trill rite of closure.

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Pressure rises on The Expanse

The thing about space travel is, it’s not easy. There’s a lot of space, and not a lot of us by comparison, and in order to transport a fleshy, …

Science Fiction

The Creators of Westworld Head to Amazon With New Scifi Series The Peripheral

<i>Westworld</i> creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan can’t get enough of killer games and multiple timelines. The pair will create a show for Amazon called</i> …

R Lee Ermey, Full Metal Jacket actor, dies aged 74

R Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in acting playing hard-nosed military men like the fearsome Gunnery Sgt Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, has died. Ermey’s manager, Bill Rogin, said he died on Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications. He was 74.<p>The …

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The 10 best sci-fi shows on Netflix

Hoping to banish all memories of the 1998 big-screen dud, Netflix has premiered its long-awaited remake of Lost In Space.<p>Early reviews suggest that …

Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

Read Our Review of The Expanse Season 3

Advertising [x]<p>by Kevin Yeoman<p>– on<p>in TV Reviews<p><b>The Expanse</b> has demonstrated surprising flexibility when it comes to its storytelling. For a series …

Battlestar Galactica Is Getting A Tabletop Miniatures Game

Fiction Reading by Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer will read from his fiction.<p>Jeff VanderMeer is an award-winning writer of science fiction and fantasy novels, including <i>Annihilation</i>, …

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'Annihilation' Director Alex Garland's Haunted House Script 'The Toymaker's Secret' is Getting Made

<b>Alex Garland</b> is known for directing heady sci-fi movies like <i>Ex Machina</i> and <i>Annihilation</i>, but his latest project marks a shift in the career of the …

Science Fiction Movies

Videos: Lost in Space - Featurette: Lost In Possibility

<i>Lost in Space</i> is making a comeback. This time the Robinson family will take an adventure into space as Netflix reboots the series for another …

Lost in Space

An Unlucky 13 Ill-Fated Voyages in Science Fiction

To quote Douglas Adams, “Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.” Considering we already …

Dream Casting: Star Trek: The Next Generation

David Gyasi as Jean-Luc Picard<p>Rather than just picking a big star, I tried to cast the new Picard in the spirit of Patrick Stewart. David Gyasi</i> …

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