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

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Happy birthday, Isaac Asimov.<p>Today (2 January) marks the birthday of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov. The Russian-born novelist and scientist …

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov (1920–1992)

(1920 - 1992)<p>Born in Russia, the famous science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published hundreds of books before his death in Brooklyn in 1992. He …

Isaac Asimov

Now The Alien Prequels Are Dead, Fox/Disney Should Make Blomkamp's Reboot

Ridley Scott’s <i>Alien</i> prequel series may be canceled – which makes it the perfect time to resurrect Neill Blomkamp’s “totally dead” <i>Alien 5</i>. For nearly …

Movies

'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' as read by Stephen Fry

It is time to introduce my daughter to the wonders of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.<p>As you likely know, <i>the Hitch Hiker's Guide has already</i> …

Stephen Fry

Denis Villeneuve Would’ve Loved to Direct Bond 25, But Nothing Will Get in the Way of ‘Dune’

We almost got very close to seeing a 007 movie envisioned by Denis Villeneuve.<p>Despite having star Daniel Craig locked in to return and a November …

Movies

Ridley Scott Thinks There’s No Reason Why The ‘Alien’ Franchise Shouldn’t Be On The Level Of ‘Star Wars’

Ridley Scott’s <i>Alien</i> was released in 1979, two years after the first <i>Star Wars</i> movie. Both sci-fi films became cultural touchstones, but the similarities end there. Scott’s film was a claustrophobic xenomorph terror stalking Sigourney Weaver through three additional movies while the <i>Star Wars</i> …

Ridley Scott

In Black Mirror’s USS Callister, the true villains are real-world tech moguls

Season 4 of Charlie Brooker’s show kicks off with a brutal Star Trek scenario that’s half comedy, half indictment of Silicon Valley leadership<p><i>The fourth season of Charlie Brooker’s</i> Black Mirror<i>, a</i> Twilight Zone<i>-esque anthology TV series about technological anxieties and possible futures, was</i> …

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24 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Add to Your January Reading List

The holidays are over, thank goodness, and pop culture is slowing coming back to life. Take advantage of these slower (and/or snowy, depending on …

Science Fiction

Hard Science Fiction: A Beginner’s Guide to the Genre

There exists a common misconception that all science fiction is fantastical. That all sci-fi takes place in a universe where ships can travel faster …

Science Fiction

Side-By-Side Examples Of How Disney Recycled Animation In Later Films

Disney animators literally wrote the book on creating incredibly lifelike animation and characters that come to life on the screen, it's called <i>The</i> …

Walt Disney Company

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. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is returning for a second season

The experiment has been a success, because news has just dropped that CBS is renewing <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i>. The show, which was used as a tentpole to launch CBS' All Access streaming service, has been enough of a success to justify a second season of episodes. The move comes as a vote of confidence …

Star Trek

New Science Fiction Books Kids Will Love And Steampunk Coloring Pages

Somehow, in my online adventures and social media networking, I came into contact with local Nashville author, Leonardo Ramirez. He introduced me to …

Books

James Jean For "Blade Runner 2049" Using Only His iPad

Blade Runner 2049

Videos: Everything Wrong With Blade Runner In 17 Minutes Or Less

This is a new video from CineFix that lists everything wrong with Blade Runner in 17 minutes or less. With <i>Blade Runner 2049</i> due out in theaters soon, …

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Ridley Scott Says the Next ALIEN Movie Might Not Have Aliens

Ridley Scott‘s original <i>Alien</i> movie was a groundbreaking horror sci-fi which introduced the world to HR Giger‘s horrifying Xenomorph, which quickly …

The Best Sci-Fi TV Shows Of All Time

Image: Getty Images<p>The much-heralded sci-fi anthology show <i>Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams</i> has arrived on Aussie streaming service Stan. For those …

Science Fiction

Here's What 7 Sci-Fi Authors Would Have Done With The 'Blade Runner' Sequel

Some of the best sci-fi writers in the world tell us what they'd do with Deckard and the replicants in a second movie<p>Back in 2015, <i>Popular Mechanics</i> …

Keanu Reeves returns to Sci-Fi in Replicas

The movie is set to open sometime in 2018.<p>10<p>SHARES<p>It's been a little while since we've seen Keanu Reeves in a Sci-Fi movie, but now the Matrix star …

Movies

On The Man in the High Castle's New Season, the Nazis Want to Conquer Another Universe

Over the past two seasons, <i>The Man in the High Castle</i> has slowly delved into the idea of other realities, including our own (which Tagomi traveled to …

16 Sci-Fi Movies You Didn't Know Were Coming In 2018

Sci-fi movies have been gaining increased popularity in the last decade, probably at least somewhat due to the comic book movie craze, if not the …

Movies

New Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller Beyond Skyline, Coming December 15

New trailer for sci-fi thriller Beyond Skyline, coming December 15Vertical Entertainment has debuted the new domestic trailer for sci-fi thriller</b> …

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31 Days Of Hell: The Sci-Fi Horror Short Film CLICKBAIT

This is the sci-fi horror short film CLICKBAIT.<p>it is a proof of concept short film that was written and directed by Patrick H.T. Doyle, and stars …

Pop Culture

Sparks Fly Between Punk Boy and Alien Girl in the New Trailer for Neil Gaiman's How to Talk to Girls at Parties

Trippy scifi love story <i>How to Talk to Girls at Parties—</i>directed by <i></i>John Cameron Mitchell <i>(Hedwig and the Angry Inch)</i> and based on a short story by Neil …

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Richard Armitage will star in a new version of The War of the Worlds

He'll take on the lead role of Herbert in the HG Wells adaptation.<p><i>The Hobbit</i> and <i>Hannibal</i> actor Richard Armitage will front a new adaptation of HG …

Apple to Reboot Sci-Fi Series 'Amazing Stories' From Steven Spielberg

The tech giant has signed a content deal with the prolific producer.<p>Apple's scripted strategy is becoming clearer by the day.<p>The tech giant has …

Why 1980s Science Fiction Is Huge Right Now

<i>Neil Calloway looks at why dystopias from thirty years ago are the biggest influence on Hollywood…</i><p>With a new <b>Blade Runner</b> movie opening to rave …

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Isn't a TV Show, It's a 'Series of 10 Movies'

Amazon is really looking to makes <i>Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams</i>, its upcoming scifi anthology series, more cinematic than episodic. At “The World …

TV

How BLADE RUNNER 2049 Expertly Expounds on the Meaning of Life

<b>This post contains STRONG plot spoilers for Blade Runner 2049. We would very much recommend not reading until you’ve had a chance to see if. If you’d</b> …

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