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New 'Star Trek' Trailer Goes Where No Trailer Has Gone Before

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.17.2017 | Entertainment

The new trailer for “Star Trek: Discovery” is finally here, and it’s out of this world. The series faced some bumps along the way, having its pr...

Star Wars Is More Political Than You Think

Lonnie Nadler | Posted 05.04.2017 | Entertainment
Lonnie Nadler

It’s May the 4th, which means it’s time to celebrate Star Wars Day. While we’re eagerly awaiting the next Episode 8 trailer, it’s a good day t...

A 'Star Wars' Movie Marathon Airs Thursday, So You May As Well Take The Day Off

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.04.2017 | Entertainment

Are you sitting down for this? Good, because that’s how you might spend Star Wars Day. TBS is airing the first six “Star Wars” movies on Thursda...

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Director Randomly Reveals Huge News

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.17.2017 | Entertainment

When it comes to “Guardians of the Galaxy,” expect a lot Ga-more-a. OK, admittedly, that’s not the greatest pun, but we’ll have plenty of time...

Your Favorite Female 'Star Wars' Heroes Get Their Own Series

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.13.2017 | Entertainment

“Star Wars” fans, this is the series you’re looking for. It should’ve happened a long time ago, in a galaxy not so far, far away, but finally ...

'Star Wars' Fans Should Be Very Excited About This New Backstory Book

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.04.2017 | Arts

On Thursday, a hashtag swept the “Star Wars” Twittersphere alerting fans that an announcement was on the horizon. That announcement, per the Del R...

Ghost In The Shell: This Cyborg Gets Closure

Julie Wosk | Posted 04.03.2017 | Entertainment
Julie Wosk

In the opening sequences of Rupert Sanders’ new film Ghost in the Shell, a woman lying on a lab gurney gasps for air as a reassuring voice tells her...

Carrie Fisher's Last-Ever 'Star Wars' Scenes Staying Just As They Are

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.24.2017 | Entertainment

Scenes in the next “Star Wars” film shot with the late actress Carrie Fisher will remain in the movie unchanged, and the plot won’t be modified ...

'I'm Done': Patrick Stewart Says He's Retiring From X-Men Movies

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.25.2017 | Entertainment

The X-Men may have to find a new mutant to seek guidance from. Patrick Stewart has announced that he is retiring from the “X-Men” movie franchise ...

The Cast Of The Standalone Han Solo Movie Is Anything But Scruffy-Looking

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.21.2017 | Entertainment

The cast of the Han Solo prequel has boarded the Millennium Falcon. Principal photography on the standalone “Star Wars” film began Monday at Lond...

Pop-Up 'Star Trek' Theater Livens Up A London Tube Ride

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.15.2017 | Weird News

Space isn’t the final frontier; the London Tube is. Well, it was for a group of possibly dedicated fans who decided to boldly go where few have gone...

'Star Wars' Deciding How Leia Will Live On After Carrie Fisher's Death

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment

In the wake of Carrie Fisher’s death, the team responsible for future “Star Wars” projects is reportedly reconsidering the place of her characte...

John Williams Doesn't Think Much Of His 'Star Wars' Score

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.27.2016 | Arts

Some musical compositions were simply destined to live forever in the cultural conversation: Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. The “Happy Birthday” so...

The Gay XXX "Star Wars" Parody You Never Knew You Needed Is Here

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.20.2016 | Queer Voices

Just in time for the holidays, Men.com has released the site’s second gay porn parody based on the “Star Wars” franchise, this time coordinated ...

Surviving Doomsday: Of Wolves And Penguins

Carla Marcantonio | Posted 11.15.2016 | Arts
Carla Marcantonio

Note: plot spoilers contained herein. As I try to redirect or just manage to do something else with my angst over what may happen on Election Day oth...

The Top 10 Science-Themed Movies From The Past 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.07.2015 | Science

From dystopian futures in space to documentaries about real-life breakthroughs, we saw a lot of great science movies come out in the past decade. S...

15 Top Scientists Share Their Science Fiction Favorites

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.14.2014 | Science

There's a big difference between science and science fiction, but there's abundant evidence to suggest that sci-fi books and movies can spark a lifelo...

Enjoy the Show: Learn More After 'Sharknado 2'

Dr. Ellen Prager | Posted 09.26.2014 | Science
Dr. Ellen Prager

Hollywood blockbusters are not science documentaries nor do they pretend to be, they are pure entertainment that recognizes the interest and fascination people have with nature, natural disasters, and the Earth.

JJ Abrams' Tacky Trek

Ken Gruberman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Ken Gruberman

The truth is, I love Trek so much I'll watch anything I can get. I'd just like to not feel so embarassed afterward.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: 2012 Roundup

Dan Persons | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

2012 is over, a year that, as with many before it, failed to keep all its promises but in compensation offered up enough surprises to remind us why we so love the films of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

Why Do So Many People Hate 2001: A Space Odyssey?

Quora | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jason Thibodeau, Software developer, science geek I can understand someone not liking it. I think I ...

2001: A Space Odyssey: Art vs. 2012 Reality

David H. Bailey | Posted 05.09.2012 | Science
David H. Bailey

What is missing is a sales pitch -- like the arms race but ideally less grim -- that made possible the Apollo program. Time will tell when and how the 2001 vision will be realized, and if it will be human or robotic. In the meantime, we all can dream.

WATCH: One Guy Does Every Sci-Fi Movie Cliché Ever

Posted 05.03.2012 | Comedy

Jacob Fleisher is not an actor, but he could have fooled us. Whatever big-budget science fiction feature Hollywood comes up with next, Jacob, a scr...

The Hunger Games' Hopeful Vision for the Future

Joan Williams | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment
Joan Williams

There's not a whole lot about the world of The Hunger Games that I'd like to see carried into the future. But it's truly refreshing to see a world where gender isn't a restrictive category.

Amy Lee

WATCH: 'Melancholia' And Eight More Contemplative Sci-Fi Films

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Lars von Trier uses the tagline, "A beautiful movie about the end of the world" to describe his newest film, "Melancholia." And "Melancholia" really ...