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

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will have at least four post-credit scenes

<i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> screened for press last night, and critics are already excited by Marvel’s latest outing. However, the biggest piece of news to come out of the screening is that the film has a whopping four post-credit scenes attached to it. What’s more, director James Gunn has even …

Superheroes

Preview: The Expanse Origins #2 (of 4)

<b>The Expanse Origins #2 (of 4)</b><p>Publisher: BOOM! Studios<br>Story by James S.A. Corey, Hallie Lambert, Georgia Lee<br>Script by Georgia Lee<br>Artist: Huang …

Art

John Ridley to write and direct A Needle in a Timestack

<b>American Crime</b> creator John Ridley is set to write and direct the sci-fi time travel tale <b>A Needle in a Timestack</b> for Miramax, Variety has revealed. …

Videos: How Was David Able to Kill the Engineers in Alien Covenant? - Theory Explained

These are two new videos from Hybrid Network that take a look at images from the upcoming issue of Empire Magazine, as well as speculate on David's …

Science Fiction

Every Sci-Fi star map

Kicked off by a post from The Watcher, the RPG.Net forums made The Only Sci Fi Star Chart You'll Ever Need—a cartographic compendium of common space …

Science Fiction

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Reptilicus Review Geek Dad

<i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> returns this April in its full glory. A little less than a year ago I was excited to hear about a Kickstarter to bring …

TV

Making great science fiction TV is a challenge. The Expanse proves it can be done.

Science fiction has a unique set of obstacles in adapting to the small screen.<p>For fans of serious science fiction, there aren’t too many options on TV these days. Despite this age of peak TV and the glut of original programming that has yielded some extremely populargenre series, including <i>Game of</i> …

Science Fiction

'Sonic Screwdriver' Breaks Time and Space in Order to Be Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Just ahead of the season premiere of <i>Doctor Who</i>, the good people at the OED had a little tie-in to announce: “sonic screwdriver,” the Doctor’s …

Science Fiction

Viewers loved how "scary" Doctor Who series 10's opening episode was

Doctor Who series 10 episode 1 was a triumphant return and a great beginning for new companion Pearl Mackie.<p>It was also bloody scary.<p>From ominously …

Television (UK)

Star Trek: Discovery May Be Delayed – Again

CBS’s next chapter of the <b>Star Trek</b> universe continues to be a spot of ongoing discussion and hand-wringing. <b>Star Trek:</b> <i>Discovery</i> will launch on CBS’s …

Star Trek

Everything You Need To Know About The Handmaid's Tale Before Watching

Like a latent illness, <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> was introduced to the general public in 1986, but has been waiting until 2017 to blossom to its full potency. As with all effective science fiction, the novel's imagined future provides a lens through which we can reconsider our present. And through the …

Literature

Star Trek Wasn't Actually More Likely To Kill Off Red Shirts

When it comes to popular culture, you are never far from an apt <i>Star Trek</i> reference. The iconic sci-fi series has been around since the 1960s thanks …

Star Trek

James Gunn is officially coming back for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

James GunnGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3Marvel Cinematic Universe<p>Don Kaye<p>Mon, Apr 17, 2017 4:09pm<p>After "many months" of …

Superheroes

Second Glance: The Potent Political Commentary of (the First Film Version of) ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

A look at the 1990 version of Margaret Atwood's powerful novel.<p><i>Welcome to “Second Glance,” a bi-weekly column that spotlights an older film of note</i> …

Literature

Emma Watson is looking for answers in these new pictures from sci-fi thriller The Circle

Prepare to be even more terrified of social media.<p>It's only a few weeks until we get too terrified to ever use social media again when <i>The Circle</i> …

Movies

Patton Oswalt Is The Perfectly Nerdy Star For Streaming

From the golden age of film to Vine, each new wave of media has brought with it a new group of stars. However, though we’ve been in the age of …

Netflix

5 Women Writers Who Have Made Space Opera their Own

Elizabeth Moon’s new novel <i>Cold Welcome</i> is a sci-fi thriller about a space fleet commander unexpectedly thrown into a life-or-death situation with an …

Science Fiction

Future Alien prequels could feature a ‘de-aged’ Sigourney Weaver

Ridley Scott has recently confirmed that he is working on a series of prequels that will lead up to the first <b>Alien</b> film. This begs the question: what …

Science Fiction

A Mad King Consumes Everything in Search of Meaning in This Surreal Scifi Short

In Jakob Schmidt’s <i>Planemah</i>, an impatient king becomes obsessed with a philosophical query that drives him beyond the edge of madness—and into a place …

Mythology

‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return’: Your Guide to the Episodes and Celebrity Guest Stars

Cancel your weekend plans. You have terrible movies to watch. <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> is finally back in our lives, and Netflix‘s take on the …

TV

G&S Inkshares Contest Winner “The Punch Escrow” May Become A Movie

The Punch Escrow is a futuristic sci-fi novel written by Tal M. Klein and published on Inkshares. What's really incredible about The Punch Escrow is …

SF adventure “Geysers of Titan”, drawn by Doctor Who Adventures’ Russ Leach, continues in Aces Weekly

“Geysers of Titan”, a strip drawn by <i>Doctor Who Adventures</i> artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninem, lettered by Sam Roads<p>The latest volume of</b> …

Comics

Quantum Mechanix releasing Jean-Luc Picard Star Trek: The Next Generation 30th Anniversary Master Series figure

In celebration of <b>Star Trek: The Next Generation’s</b> 30th Anniversary, Quantum Mechanix Inc. have revealed their upcoming sixth scale Captain Jean-Luc …

'2084': A Kickstarter for Dystopian Fiction

14 predictions of the world, 70 years in the future… this Kickstarter has just reached its stretch goals, and you still can join the fun.<p>Neil Gaiman …

Chad James Buchanan Is Going To Be Getting A Little Inhuman

PostedSaturday, April 15th, 2017 02:54 pm GMT -4by Stuart Conover<p>With filming of Marvel’s ‘Inhumans‘ for ABC well underway, we all felt that casting …

James Buchanan

Worlds Collide As Netflix’s New ‘MST3K’ Crew Takes On ‘Stranger Things’

On Friday, the 20 classic episodes of <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> available on Netflix were joined by a new batch of episodes for the streaming service’s highly anticipated reboot, <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return</i>. To commemorate the occasion, Netflix smartly chose to wait until a few hours …

Netflix

15 Things You Didn't Know About Mars Attacks!

20 years later, Mars Attacks! is still one of the craziest movies you'll ever see. The story behind how it got made might be even crazier.

Science Fiction

Watch The Deep-Frozen, Scifi Crime Thriller Fortitude And Thank Us Later

<i>Fortitude</i>'s second season premieres tomorrow on Amazon Prime. If this news doesn't excite you, that just means you haven't yet watched the UK-made …

TV

Beyond Time Travel: Diversity & Inclusion in The Whoverse

This weekend, the tenth series of <i>Doctor Who</i> will mark the beginning of the end for Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor and also the end of Stephen …

Doctor Who