Tag: science fiction

Alien Franchise Timeline: How To Watch The Movies In Chronological Order

Interested in watching the "Alien" franchise, but don't know where to start? We've got you covered with our guide to how to watch the "Alien" movies in chronological order.

Movies/TV Shows May 19, 2017

How 'Elex' Mixes Science Fiction And Fantasy

New details and a trailer released for 'Elex' shows how the game blends elements of science fiction with elements of fantasy for a unique kind of immersive and interesting RPG gameplay experience.

Video Games July 1, 2016

Huawei Envisions 'The Matrix' Type Future Where We Can Interact With Dead People And Become 'Immortal'

Someday, people may willingly upload their consciousness into digital realms. Huawei thinks that it will happen in this lifetime.

Life & Style May 24, 2016

Her Universe To Publish More Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books For Girls: Here Are Our Fave Girl-Power Reads

Her Universe fangirl fashion has expanded to publish female written and female-centric fantasy and science fiction stories. While the books aren't out yet, check out some of our favorite female authors and characters who know what girl power truly means.

Movies/TV Shows January 20, 2016

Sci-Fi And Fantasy Owe A Huge Debt Of Gratitude To David Bowie

Although David Bowie has passed on, his legacy lives on through the contributions he's made not just to music, but also to science fiction and fantasy, genres he helped influence.

Movies/TV Shows January 11, 2016

Why Obi-Wan Kenobi Is A Bigger Jerk Than You Remember

Obi-Wan: Not a very nice guy.

Movies/TV Shows December 17, 2015

How A Bet With George Lucas Nabbed Steven Spielberg 2.5 Percent Of Star Wars' Profits

Steven Spielberg: Master Gambler.

Movies/TV Shows December 7, 2015

Revisiting 'Hardware Wars', The First (And Best) 'Star Wars' Parody

Like 'Star Wars'? Enjoy silliness? You'll LOVE this...

Movies/TV Shows December 3, 2015

Did 'Star Wars' Inspire L. Ron Hubbard To Create His Own Space Opera?

Star Wars made George Lucas a VERY wealthy man. Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard took notice...

Movies/TV Shows December 2, 2015

Looking Back At Hollywood's Recent Dystopias And Post-Apocalyptic Futures

The future as painted by science fiction looks grim, at least when viewing many modern films, which feature dystopian settings. Here is a comparison of the latest grim worlds seen on the silver screen.

Movies/TV Shows November 19, 2015

Alan Moore's Star Wars Episode V: 'Blind Fury!'

The fifth and final excursion into the Star Wars universe as imagined by Alan Moore...

Movies/TV Shows November 19, 2015

George Lucas vs. 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'

Star Wars + Variety TV = BAD

Movies/TV Shows November 18, 2015

James Cameron Enters 10-Year Deal With Dark Horse For 'Avatar' Comics

The world of 'Avatar' is returning sooner than you think. A new movie isn't due until 2017, but in 2016, Dark Horse will begin publishing an 'Avatar' comic book in partnership with James Cameron.

Movies/TV Shows October 9, 2015

The Biggest Differences Between 'The Martian' Book And Movie

Ridley Scott's highly anticipated new film 'The Martian' opened to critical and commercial acclaim this weekend. How does it hold up to the best-selling book by Andy Weir on which it is based?

Movies/TV Shows October 5, 2015

'Prometheus 2' Is Now Called 'Alien: Paradise Lost' (No, Really)

Ridley Scott has revealed a positively ridiculous title for his sequel to 'Prometheus.' However, more interesting than the title itself is what it reveals about how Scott's feelings about the franchise have changed.

Movies/TV Shows September 24, 2015

How To Reboot 'Star Trek' For Modern Television

With the success of the 'Star Trek' films, the time is now ripe for the series to return to TV. But what would be the best way to bring 'Star Trek' back to the small screen?

Movies/TV Shows September 9, 2015

10 Embarrassing Star Wars Toys That Actually Exist

Many Star Wars toys are beyond cool. Others? Not so much...

Movies/TV Shows September 3, 2015

How 'Star Wars Rebels' Captures The Spirit Of The Original Trilogy

As 'Star Wars Rebels' first season comes to Blu-ray, it's the perfect time to reflect on why this series works so well. Here's how it balances recreating the magic of the original movies without copying them.

Movies/TV Shows August 28, 2015

'Naruto' Creator's Next Project Could Be A Sci-Fi Manga

The final issue of 'Naruto' was released last year. However, the manga's creator Masahi Kishimoto is already working on his next project, and he's hoping it's his biggest hit yet.

Movies/TV Shows August 20, 2015

Is This Clever Sci-Fi Short Film Hollywood's Next Big-Screen Franchise?

Just three days after 'The Garden' was posted to Vimeo, Warner Bros. snatched it up with plans to make it a big movie franchise. The short reimagines 'Paradise Lost' as a sci-fi epic.

Movies/TV Shows August 13, 2015

'Ready Player One' Author Ernest Cline Just Signed A 7-Figure Book Deal

'Ready Player One' author Ernest Cline is doing well for himself with multiple movie deals and a new seven-figure book deal.

Movies/TV Shows August 11, 2015

Storybundle Introduces The Women In Science Fiction Bundle

Although women science fiction authors don't often get a lot of credit, the Humble Bundle of books, Storybundle, just released a new bundle focusing exclusively on women who write sci-fi.

Movies/TV Shows August 5, 2015

'No Man's Sky' Teases With Another Gorgeous Trailer, But Still No Release Date

Hello Games has posted a new trailer for 'No Man's Sky,' and it's a stunner. But don't get your hopes up for a release date. The developer is still maddeningly quiet about when we can expect to play it.

Geek July 21, 2015

The Perfect Sci-Fi Summer Reading Guide For A Day At The Beach

Planning a trip to the beach or other vacation spots this summer? Here's a guide for science fiction books that are perfect for the beach, camping, or even for just staying at home.

Movies/TV Shows July 14, 2015

'Doctor Who' Season 9: The First Official Trailer Is Here

It's almost time, Whovians. The Doctor and Clara are back this September, and here's your first look at their next batch of adventures. Who's ready for Season 9 of 'Doctor Who'?

Movies/TV Shows July 10, 2015

Engineers Create Better Invisibility Cloaks Using Teflon And Ceramic

Scientists were able to create an invisibility cloak that is extremely thin and more effective than those developed previously. It is made from a single sheet of thin teflon with embedded ceramic particles.

July 10, 2015

We Know Who Matt Smith Is Playing In 'Terminator: Genisys'

New press materials released by Paramount Pictures have finally revealed the identity of Matt Smith's mystery character in 'Terminator: Genisys.' But it qualifies as a pretty big spoiler...

Movies/TV Shows June 22, 2015

5 Shows To Binge-Watch While Waiting For 'The X-Files' To Return

While fans of 'The X-Files' patiently await the return of the series, they have options to watch shows similar to that series, with full seasons now available for online streaming.

Movies/TV Shows June 2, 2015

It's A Shame This Petition To Revive 'Tron 3' Won't Matter

Fans are trying to revive 'Tron 3' after its recent cancelation, and are about to reach their 15,000 signature goal. We'd like to see a 'Tron: Legacy' sequel too, but 15,000 sigs won't get it done.

Movies/TV Shows June 1, 2015

Fox's 'Minority Report' TV Series Trailer Looks Terrific

Movies turned into TV shows have a spotty record, but they've been on a roll lately. Fox's new entry is a series based on Steven Spielberg's 'Minority Report,' and here's the exciting trailer.

Movies/TV Shows May 12, 2015

'Sense8': First Trailer For The Netflix Original Series From The Creators Of 'The Matrix'

The Wachowskis have made a name for themselves by delivering smart and sexy sci-fi, and their new Netflix series 'Sense8' looks to be no different.

Movies/TV Shows May 7, 2015

The Best Sci-Fi Movies And TV Shows To Stream On Netflix, Hulu, And Amazon Instant Video

Here are the best science-fiction movies and TV shows to stream now on Netlfix, Hulu and Amazon Instant Video while you wait for this summer's latest blockbusters.

Movies/TV Shows May 6, 2015

Feeling Stressed? You May Want To Be Invisible!

Want to disappear for a while? A new study shows that ability could help reduce social anxiety disorder.

Life April 23, 2015

Syfy Releases Trailer For New 'Dark Matter' Series

In its continued commitment to offering more genre and science fiction programming, Syfy recently released a new trailer for upcoming space-based series, 'Dark Matter,' which premieres on the network in June.

Movies/TV Shows April 10, 2015

Amazing 'The Leviathan' Short Film Picked Up By 'District 9's Neill Blomkamp

That was fast. That incredible short film we showed you last week, 'The Leviathan,' has already been optioned as a big-screen movie. Some very big names are on board to bring it to theaters.

Movies/TV Shows March 24, 2015

'The Leviathan': Hollywood Needs To Make This Movie Right Now

'The Leviathan' is a short film you need to watch immediately. It's from a filmmaker named Ruairi Robinson, telling of a very dangerous business involving a gigantic beast in the distant future.

Movies/TV Shows March 17, 2015

'Ascension' Won't Be Returning To SyFy As A Full Series

Though there was talk that SyFy's event series 'Ascension' might spawn a full-fledged series, the network now confirms that won't be the case.

Movies/TV Shows March 11, 2015

New 'Tomorrowland' Trailer Shows Why It's A Good Idea To Get In The Bathtub With George Clooney

So they can escape from the bad men! What were you thinking?

Movies/TV Shows March 9, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek, And How Science Fiction Inspires Our Science

Leonard Nimoy, famous for play Mr. Spock on Star Trek, has passed away. But his inspiration, as well as that of the television series and movies, continues to inspire new science.

February 28, 2015

Harrison Ford Confirmed For 'Blade Runner 2,' Director Announcement Forthcoming

The 'Blade Runner' sequel is one step closer to reality today. Harrison Ford has signed on the dotted line, while a director is close to being finalized, too.

Movies/TV Shows February 27, 2015

New 'Jupiter Ascending' Stills Show Just How Bonkers It Will Be

Is it just us, or is 'Jupiter Ascending' looking really weird? Like, not good weird. These new stills from the movie are... interesting.

Movies/TV Shows January 28, 2015

'Fantastic Four' Trailer Easter Egg Discovered

Fans have already discovered a significant secret hiding in plain sight in the 'Fantastic Four' trailer.

Movies/TV Shows January 27, 2015

New 'Chappie' Trailer Channels A 'Short Circuit' Vibe

Neil Blomkamp's third movie is coming this March, and it's about a charming, innocent robot that achieves sentience. It's called 'Chappie,' and here's the latest full-length trailer.

Movies/TV Shows January 9, 2015

Check Out The First 10 Minutes Of SyFy's '12 Monkeys'

The television adaptation of Terry Gilliam's film '12 Monkeys' is almost here, and you can watch the first 10 minutes of the show right now.

Movies/TV Shows January 6, 2015

Scarlett Johansson To Star In 'Ghost In The Shell' Film

Scarlett Johansson has signed on for the lead role in the live-action adaptation of the classic sci-fi anime 'Ghost in the Shell.'

Movies/TV Shows January 5, 2015

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