Science Fiction

The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

Popular Mechanics

Your sci-fi TV favs are about to leave Netflix—here’s where else to find them

Netflix released its monthly list of what TV shows, movies, comedy specials, and documentaries are arriving and leaving the streaming platform on …

Daily Dot

When reporters accidentally wrote science fiction: A true story about Mars

Communication can be a tricky business, whether it’s your profession or you’re just exchanging words and ideas with your fellow humans. A true story about science fiction that was accidentally reported as fact a century ago is proof positive.<p>A little glitch and a lot of imagination misled science …

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Our preliminary agenda for GamesBeat Summit 2017

Here’s the preliminary agenda for our GamesBeat Summit 2017 event coming on May 1 and May 2 at the historical Claremont resort hotel in Berkeley, California.<p>The event is GamesBeat Summit 2017: How games, sci-fi, and tech create real-world magic.You can <b>secure your seat here</b>. Use “VB7” at checkout …

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8 times TV adaptations were way better than their original sources

From Buffy to Thrones and beyond…<p>The art of adaptation is a tricky one to get right. If you pick a terrible original property, the pressure's off, …

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Get the Women of Sci-Fi and Fantasy Bundle While You Still Can

Got an e-reader or e-reader app? Want a ton of science-fiction and fantasy novels written by the genre’s most talented women writers for not a whole …

Unbound Worlds

Sci-fi author John Scalzi on the future of publishing: ‘I aspire to be a cockroach’

The author of Old Man’s War and The Collapsing Empire lays out his plan for his 10-year book contract, and the future of science fiction publishing<p>Two years ago, author John Scalzi signed a $3.4 million deal with leading science fiction and fantasy publisher Tor Books to publish 13 novels over the …

The Verge

Cult Corner: Before Scarlett Johansson and ‘Westworld,’ ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Revolutionized Sci-fi

<i>When we talk about streaming culture, we’re usually enthusing about what’s new, but one of the best things about streaming is how it’s made old and</i> …

Decider

Star Trek, Star Wars, and Marvel Ceramic Tiki Mugs

Geeki Tikis purveyors, Beeline Creative, have made a wonderful series of <i>Star Trek</i>, <i>Star Wars</i>, and <i>Marvel</i> ceramic tiki mugs featuring all sorts of …

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‘Life’ Isn’t An ‘Alien’ Ripoff, But Jake Gyllenhaal and Director Daniel Espinosa Don’t Mind The Comparisons

The latest sci-fi thriller features a monster going mad on a space station, but it exists in its own orbit.<p>Credit “Life” director Daniel Espinosa …

Science Fiction Movies

5 Movies To Watch Before 'Ghost In The Shell'

The upcoming <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> movie starring Scarlett Johansson will be an intriguing blend of genres. It will bring the cyberpunk sub-genre to a …

Science Fiction Movies

'Orphan Black' Final Season: 10 First Looks From Sci-Fi Drama (Photos)

Tatiana Maslany returns after taking home Emmy for series

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This Modernized ‘Alien’ Trailer Was Inspired By the ‘Alien: Covenant’ Trailer

It’s always interesting when fans cut together their own trailers for movies, and a common trend in that arena is the trailers for films from the …

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Science Fiction and Real Life Collide in These Photos of 'The Future'

Curator Jon Feinstein put out the call for the exhibition <i>Future Isms</i> in the midst of the Presidential election, when our destinies weren’t fixed and …

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[REVIEW] Life is proof the sci-fi horror genre is alive and well

<i>Daniel Espinosa, 110 mins, starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson</i><p>Daniel Espinosa’s new feature provides incontrovertible proof …

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As Life arrives in cinemas, here are 10 of the best space movies and shows on Netflix

This week sees the release of one of this year’s most eagerly-awaited sci-fi films, Life, the gripping story of a six-member space station crew who …

Science Fiction Movies

Q&A: Beijing Writer Stanley Chan on How Sci-Fi is Changing China

With its ever-expanding space program and efforts to pave the way in artificial intelligence and virtual reality (VR) technology, China’s futuristic ambitions can also be felt on a literary level. Some say the nation is even entering a “golden age” of science-fiction.<p>Stanley Chan (陳楸帆), a …

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The best Science Fiction is on TV right now

Science fiction has been on a downturn over the last decade. Sure, we get event movies a few times a year, but a lot of that audience has been taken …

TV

Real data used to create fictional flight over Mars

Jan Fröjdman used HiRISE satellite data from Mars to create this beautiful and detailed flyby of the planet. Liz Stinson writes that stitching it …

Isaac Asimov

March 2017 Clarkesworld Now Available

The March 2017 issue of <i>Clarkesworld</i>, issue #126, comes packed with tales of apocalypses. Here’s Charles Payseur from <i>Quick Sip Reviews</i>.<p><i>Clarkesworld</i> …

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You don't need to revisit The Matrix. You need to adapt The Invisibles.

As I write this, it's been about a week since news broke that Warner Bros. is planning to revisit <i>The Matrix</i> franchise. At the time the news broke, …

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Swiss Army Man directors land sci-fi 'as original' as their farting corpse movie

Following on from directing <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i>, <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, and both upcoming Avengers films, you would expect Joe and …

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The gorgeous science-fiction indie film Bokeh explores the quietest apocalypse

It’s the end of the world in a beautiful place<p>At heart, every post-apocalyptic movie is a bit of a wish-fulfillment fantasy. Apocalypse stories let us revel in the idea of replacing all the burdens of modern society with simpler, more visceral problems, like avoiding zombie bites or fighting off …

The Verge

7 Recent Time Travel Novels You Should Know About

Time travel is one of my favorite science fiction sub-genres. It's a longtime mainstay of science fiction literature, but it also seems to be making …

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‘The Terminator’ Should Leave Behind Its Past If It Wants To Live

For years, studios have been trying to recapture the magic, not to mention the box office, of James Cameron’s first two <i>Terminator</i> movies. The most recent attempt, <i>Terminator: Genisys</i>, essentially rebooted the series, wiping away the entire past of the franchise and leaving Kyle Reese and Sarah …

Science Fiction Movies

Senator Ted Cruz Has Forever Tainted The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

You will never be able to enjoy the fun—and easy—question “What’s the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything?” again. …

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William Shatner Is Making A Heroic Effort To Get Nick Viall Voted Off DWTS

William Shatner may have over eight decades on Earth and an illustrious career in Hollywood under his belt, but that doesn't mean the film legend is above A) Getting combative on Twitter, B) Holding intensely negative opinions on repeat <i>Bachelorette</i> contestants, and C) Taking a competitive dancing …

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There's Going to be a Free Science Fiction Film Screening Series at Union Station This Spring

Three science fiction films, each unequivocally deserving to be called classic and all set in the City of Angels, will be screened during <i>Sci-Fi at</i> …

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Alien in 'Life' Raises Some Philosophical Questions for Humanity, Director Says

The new science-fiction-horror movie "Life" centers on a bloodthirsty alien life-form, but the film's director, Daniel Espinosa, told Space.com that …

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The 12 Best Cats In Sci-Fi History

They say there are two types of people in this world: cat people and dog people. Dog people are loyal, friendly and kind of dumb, while cat people …

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