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Interstellar

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The script, by director/writer Christopher Nolan and his brother, writer Jonathan Nolan, doesn't let the film get off the ground, literally, for 50 minutes. It meticulously, laboriously sets up the backstory and the reason why a trip to outer space is a do-or-die mission.

Instagramming Comic Con

Tom Falco | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Falco

I posted about New York Comic Con the other day, giving an insight into one of the largest Comic Cons in the world. This is a slide show of photos taken with my iPhone - just some of the antics that occurred this weekend in New York.

Diva Dance From 'The Fifth Element' With Green Screen

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts

If you've seen "The Fifth Element," then one scene probably sticks out in your mind -- the Diva dance. That's right, you know the one. But if you ...

Edge of Tomorrow

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.03.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Day after day. Over and over again. He can see his demise. But no on else can see theirs. Until....

May The Fourth Bring Forth More Female Jedi

Nicole Edine | Posted 07.04.2014 | Women
Nicole Edine

The fictional "girl next door" should be the girl changing the world with all the geekiness, creativity and overwhelming drive she can muster -- sparkly things optional, but strongly encouraged.

Actress/Rapper Elyse Levesque Talks About Sci-Fi Cons and New Short 'Fruitcake'

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.30.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Canadian-born Elyse Levesque is a down to earth stunning beauty who you'll recognize from TV's Stargate Universeand Cedar Grove. She currently took on the Producer's hat and is working on a short film called Fruitcake.

Will Robert Kouba and Kickstarter Kick Ass?

Kenneth Robinson | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Kenneth Robinson

Between Kickstarter and the rapid advances in technology, the playing field has been leveled. I predict we will soon see a blockbuster movie conceived, produced and distributed by a new age of independent film professionals, untainted by the Hollywood experience.

Kavan Smith Takes on Crime Drama in Rogue

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.18.2013 | TV
Ilana Rapp

You may recognize Kavan Smith as Major Evan Lorne in the Stargate series and Deputy Andy in Eureka. Now, Kavan plays Tom Travis, a devoted father and dedicated high school teacher in the new crime drama series Rogue by DirecTV.

A Surge in Clone-Centric Movies

Leora Novick | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
Leora Novick

Do we like the idea of cloning so much that we are willing to endure the same theme for the past 20-plus years? I decided to look back in history and find examples throughout the years to illustrate this point.

10 Greatest Aliens

Michael Mallory | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Michael Mallory

These ten pop-culture visitors from another world have most completely infiltrated our collective consciousness and conquered our imaginations.

A Trio of New Intriguing Factoids From the Sci-Fi/Horror/Mystery Film Genre

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 09.14.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Fascinatingly, a real-life Dr. Dippel Frankenstein engaged in alchemical experiments to create an animate bioform called a "homonculus" utilizing both animal and human cadavers at Castle Frankenstein in southwestern Germany in the late 1600s and early 1700s.

What Is Science Fiction Good For?

Ed Finn | Posted 08.04.2012 | College
Ed Finn

As it turns out, science fiction is a great educational tool for getting people to think seriously about the future. Imagining a world with actual people in it forces you to create not just the technologies of the future but societies with blind spots and ethical challenges.

Romney Admits Sci-Fi 'Guilty Pleasure'

Politico | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich wanted to establish a moon colony, but it’s Mitt Romney who’s the sci-fi geek. The former Massachusetts governor and now presumpt...

Battle: L.A. - Hold Your Water!

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Seth Shostak

The crowd has come to see California's biggest urban clot take it on the chin, and they've got scant patience for such time-wasters as romance, character development, or putting the camera on a tripod.

Orwell, Bradbury, Stephen King And More

io9.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were bu...

What NBC Can Learn From Baseball About Their Primetime Fiasco

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Stranahan

Maybe it's time for NBC to start using it's strengths in cable to build a great primetime lineup. When a show on an NBC cable property hits, give them a shot at the big leagues.

Syfy Channel: Sci Fi "Imagines Greater," Rebrands

New York Times | Stuart Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

FOR years, television viewers, journalists who write about TV and services that compile listings have wondered how to refer to a certain cable network...

The Rise of Scifi TV

Christine Huang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christine Huang

Networks are now treating the once stigmatized scifi genre (and its followers) as the powerful, profitable force it has grown to be.