Tag "Science Fiction"

‘Annihilation’ brings sci-fi and horror in a beautiful balance (review)

“It’s not destroying… It’s making something new.” I absolutely adore science fiction! From the works of H.P. Lovecraft, to the films of Ridley Scott, science fiction has always been a

‘Synchronicity’ is a love letter to ’70s sci-fi genre (review)

Synchronicity. Noun. The simultaneous occurrence of events that appear significantly related, but have no discernible causal connection. Nothing would better describe the unfolding of this time-travel tale, created by writer-director Jacob Gentry,

The Martian (movie review)

An inherent quality of human beings is our dissatisfaction with stagnation. We build, we explore, we invent. We really don’t like staying still. Mars is a symbol of this notion

Classroom Crisis, a new sci-fi summer anime series

There’s a few new anime that is going to be released this summer, and there is one in particular that stood out to me. Let’s take a look at what Classroom

The sci-fi saga of Cindi Mayweather & the music of Janelle Monáe

In a far flung future populated by cyborgs and ruled by a totalitarian government, a war is being waged against this oppressive regime by an android who uses music as

TV that time forgot: The Tales from the Crypt spin-offs

Tales From the Crypt premiered on HBO in the summer of 1989 and introduced the world to a ghastly collection of stories inspired by the EC Horror comics of the

Vice (movie review)

The best genre fiction has something to say about the world around us and our place in it. Ideas about foreign policy, xenophobia or disease can be difficult and unpleasant

‘Prisoners of Gravity’ created thoughtful debate in scifi

It’s difficult to believe, with comic book films topping the box office every year and science fiction/fantasy literature being taught in classrooms, geek/nerd culture wasn’t always mainstream. There was a

Blade Runner -The Aquarelle Edition is amazing

Artist Anders Ramsell has taken the Ridley Scott’s masterpiece Blade Runner (adapted itself from “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Phillip K. Dick) and created a 35 minute animated

The ‘PULP-O-MIZER’ lets you create SCI-FI covers from the age of radio

If you find yourself in need of a retro-futuristic diversion, the fine people at Thrilling Tales of the Downright Unusual have you covered. The main site is a hub for author

Top 25 Badass Women of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Live action TV/Movies)

Picking out the most badass women of live-action TV/movie science fiction/fantasy characters was very difficult for us, but we were able to sit down together and pick them. We probably

Frederik Pohl author of ‘Gateway’ dies at 93

The best genre fiction is used as allegory. When we see a world populated by apes, or a space army populated with children, we recognize these concepts as costumes for

Harlan Ellison is on YouTube!

You can’t be familiar with science fiction and fantasy literature without being acquainted with the name Harlan Ellison. His is a name who strikes terror into the hearts of both

Happy birthday, Ray Bradbury!

“It was a pleasure to burn.” It was with those words, that I was first introduced to Ray Bradbury. I became acquainted with Bradbury’s work early in high school, when

Space Team! It’s Sci-fi themed yelling for your mobile device

The mission to benevolently explore space has never had a problem before, when all of a sudden my control panel erupts into a cacophony of flashing lights, sparks and spewing

Happy Birthday H.P. Lovecraft!

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.”—H.P. Lovecraft Writer, H.P. Lovecraft, creator of such stories

Five drinks from science fiction and fantasy

I recently read this article on NPR by Jason Sheehan, which begins with a recollection of the scene from Road Warrior in which Max eats dog food, but soon expands

Superhero movies and genre, what works?

I know I’m preaching to the choir here, but not all superhero movies are created equal. Whenever I get dragged into the Batman vs. Superman argument and why Nolan’s Batman

The ‘butterfly effect’ of science fiction

I once heard someone say that there was a scientific study performed, in which it was proven that adults who were raised on science fiction were more tolerant than those

Teaser trailer debuts for live-action Gatchaman movie

While Hollywood is making superhero movies left and right, Japan’s own cartoon heroes, Gatchaman, is getting their own live-action movie remake. Known in its native country as Science Ninja Team Gatchaman, the

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