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

Here's One Thing We Absolutely Know About Blade Runner 2049

This new video reveals the most exciting thing about the upcoming sequel.<p>So far, we only know very basic plot details about <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, the upcoming sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 masterpiece. We know it'll star Harrison Ford reviving his character Rick Deckard, Ryan Gosling as an NYPD …

Movies

Sigourney Weaver Stars in a New Experimental Sci-Fi Film: Watch “Rakka” Free Online

South African–Canadian film director Neill Blomkamp recently launched Oats Studios, a new film project devoted to creating experimental short films. …

Fox Unveils The Fall Premieres For ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ ‘The Gifted’ And More

Fox has rolled out its premiere dates for the fall, with an interesting strategy of clear blocks, including genre-show heavy nights on Monday and Thursday and a music drama night on Wednesday. Let’s break out the calendar, shall we?<p>– First up is <i>The Orville</i>, premiering <b>Sunday September 10th</b> after the …

TV

Rogue One will be available on Netflix in July

The film is part of a Disney / Netflix exclusivity deal that shuts out premium cable channels<p>Way back in 2012, Disney and Netflix signed an exclusivity agreement: starting in 2016, Netflix had the right to start streaming Disney films, including those from Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm, in the same …

Star Wars

‘The Fifth Element’ Director Luc Besson Will See You In Space In This ‘Valerian’ Featurette

Director Luc Besson knows how to take risks, which is sometimes massively successful (<i>The Fifth Element</i>, <i>The Professional</i>) and other times remunerative but not lauded by all (<i>Lucy</i>). His newest risk is the most expensive independent film ever made, the $200-million budgeted <i>Valerian And The City Of A</i> …

Science Fiction

Sci-Fi’s Hired Gun: An Interview With Concept Artist Col Price

Whether he’s working with the big wigs or freelance, Col Price has kept his inner world teeming with alien life.<p>Wrapped into the folds of Col Price’s …

Sci-Fi Sundays: The Original Science Fiction Stories, March 1957

This is such a wonderful cover. The look on the lady's face, the ridiculous zero-G fighting, and the bullets in the ray-gun are all fantastic. As I …

Science Fiction

‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reunion: Edward James Olmos Says Series was Better Crafted than ‘Blade Runner’ and 7 More Highlights

The "Battlestar Galactica" cast and creator reunited 12 years after its premiere to discuss the sci-fi series' legacy and its biggest mistake.<p>It’s …

TV

Shanghai readies for sci-fi film bonanza

Sci-fi fans can expect a visual feast during the upcoming Shanghai International Film Festival.

The Best Science Fiction Books of 2017 (So Far)

The year's not even close to over, and we already have a growing list of great sci-fi reads.<p>In 2017, current events make escape into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there's a lot of great choices already.<p>Although we're still reading our way through this year's best science fiction …

Science Fiction

In the Scifi Short Nano, a Simple App Can Wield Horrifically Dangerous Power

<i>Nano</i> imagines a future where nanotechnology has completely altered everyday life, and the phrase “there’s an app for that” applies to almost …

Cool Stuff

Space Is the Place in Latest 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' TV Spot

Everything’s gone haywire this summer at the box office. Big studio-fronted franchise movies are faceplanting, creator-driven products without …

Science Fiction

War Never Ends: Raven Stratagem by Yoon Ha Lee

Yoon Ha Lee’s debut, <i>Ninefox Gambit</i>, made history last year when it joined a small handful of novels to earn prestigious nominations for the Hugo, …

Science Fiction

Trailers: The Matrix Meets The Fugitive In The Sci-Fi Thriller The Answer

This is a trailer fro the sci-fi thriller <i>The Answer</i>.<p>It was written and directed by Iqbal Ahmed and stars Austin Hébert, Alexis Carra, and David S. …

Science Fiction

Sentient animals rise up and defeat humanity in Robert Repino's 'War With No Name'

I absolutely loved Robert Repino's <i>Mort(e),</i> his first installment in the <i>War with No Name</i> series.<p>The ants are pissed off. Their queen has spent …

Science Fiction

The Outer Limits: The 15 best episodes of the original series, ranked

Now that we've gotten the fantastic and long-overdue news that <i>The Outer Limits</i> is coming to Blu-ray, it's time to pick our favorite episodes.

'The Villainess,' Takashi Miike's 'Jojo's Bizarre Adventure' to Open Fantasia Festival

The first titles unveiled for the Montreal film fest include Luc Besson's 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,' starring Rihanna and Dane …

Movies

The Weeknd goes full sci-fi in his “Secrets” video

The Weeknd goes full sci-fi in his “Secrets” video<p>Youtube<p>This weekend, the appropriately named man The Weeknd debuted the new video for his song …

Major Lazer

Predator Is Brilliant Because It's Rambo, But With an Alien

As Hollywood legend tells it, 1987's <i>Predator</i>—which turns 30 today—was directly inspired by the <i>Rocky</i> series. But the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic …

Movies

At the World’s Preeminent Feminist Speculative Fiction Convention

WisCon, the world’s preeminent feminist speculative fiction convention, has naturally been the site of decades of debates—and even wars—over the …

Feminism

‘Battlestar Galactica’: “…And They Have A Plan” Well, According To EP Ron Moore The Cylons Actually Didn’t!

One of the big questions still asked and debated about today from the ‘Battlestar Galactica‘ reboot is what exactly was the Cylon’s plan? According …

Science Fiction

Berkeley’s Dark Carnival sci-fi/fantasy bookstore to close

Image 1of/10<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The difficulties of running a bookstore in the Internet age have taken their toll on one of the Bay Area’s only science …

San Francisco Bay Area

Top 89 Most Underrated Science Fiction novels

Science Fiction novels that you don’t see EVERYONE recommending. The list was compiled based on votes from the Goodreads community<p>1. <b>The Forever War</b> …

Science Fiction

Black Mirror to be adapted into a book series

Charlie Brooker’s <b>Black Mirror</b> has made quite an impact since its inception in 2011. The show made waves domestically, as well as internationally, …

Netflix

Five Books Celebrating Geek Culture

In the last ten years or so, geek culture has gone mainstream, with everyone who’s watched a movie from the MCU or played GTA playing a part in the …

Books

‘The D.O.D.O. Files’: Neal Stephenson’s time travel novel spawns instant spin-off

Seattle author Neal Stephenson’s newly published science-fiction novel, “The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.,” serves as the launch pad for a newly …

Science Fiction

Trailers: UK Trailer For The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One

This is a new UK trailer for <i>The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One</i>.<p>RLJ Entertainment is handling the North American distribution rights to the …

Science Fiction

Dirt Cheap Ebooks: Dune by Frank Herbert

Welcome to another installment of Dirt Cheap Ebooks: a regular feature in which Unbound Worlds highlights a fantasy or science-fiction novel …

Science Fiction

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. review – the dark art of time travel

Quantum physics meets practical magic in Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland’s farcical sci-fi fantasy<p>As the vector of time is deathward, time as such is tragic, at least for mortal beings like you and me. It follows from this that stories about overcoming time tend towards the comic, because at …

Science Fiction