Snow Piercer character posters are haggard

Snow Piercer, a high-profile sci-fi indie project, picked up serious momentum last year when Octavia Spencer joined the film’s cast. 



Video: The True Skin sci-fi short

We've seen some fairly interesting short films this year in the science fiction and fantasy genres, including Archetype back in February. 

The Ray Bradbury FBI files

Sci-fi and communism were strange bedfellows in the fifties.

Those stunning sci-fi replicas

Maybe it's a funny kind of geek serendipity, but I've been seeing a lot of news here on the site and elsewhere about fans building wonderful replicas of their favorite spaceships and robots.

Will there be an Independence Day 2?

Independence Day, or ID4 as most of us like to call it, was the big event blockbuster of 1996. 

Along with billions of others, I had enormous fun watching the film when it first hit theaters.

Remembering Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is one of those talents every genre fan owes an enormous debt to. 


More top secret sci-fi films in the works

We write a lot about movie secrets, especially in the of the Internet where it's practically impossible to keep the plot of a movie under wraps. 



RoboCop reminiscing

When RoboCop first hit theaters in 1987, the ad campaign and coming attractions gave you the impression this was just a typical action/sci-fi flick.

Get ready for a summer of sci-fi

If you’re a genre fan, you don’t just look forward to the summer for the warmer weather, you also look forward to spending hot days in an air conditioned movie theater, checking out the latest blockbusters.

The art of bad sci-fi swag

George Lucas definitely had the right idea when he kept the merchandising rights in his Star Wars deal. 



Sci-fi movie auction madness

There have been several movie prop auctions in recent memory that turned up incredible stuff for the genre movie buffs with lots of cash.



The great sci-fi summer of ‘82

We’ve said it many times, but it always bears repeating... 1982 was the greatest year for genre movies, and it was a feast for film fans practically every week.

Sci-fi Snow Piercer is on track

Ewen Bremner of Trainspotting fame has joined the cast of the indie sci-fi thriller Snow Piercer.

On the Famous Monsters of Filmland

In the world of science fiction, fantasy and horror, there was one man whose spirit and enthusiasm for fantastic film was stronger than anyone other personality. 



Unemployed techs turn to sci-fi

We'd probably all love a miracle story like the late Michael Crichton, who wrote novels to put himself through med school and ultimately became one of the most successful writers in history.

The post-cyberpunk universe of Altered Carbon


Mythology Entertainment has acquired the feature rights to "Altered Carbon," a sci-fi/cyberpunk novel penned by Richard Morgan.

Rush album is now a steampunk novel



An upcoming Rush album dubbed "Clockwork Angels" is being transformed into a sci-fi/steampunk novel by none other than Kevin J. Anderson.

Sci-fi and horror films hold their own

Whether you follow the box office horserace every weekend or not, Superbowl weekend was a nice one at the movies.

Can Monty Python do sci-fi?

British humor isn’t for everyone, but growing up I was definitely a big fan of Monty Python, Benny Hill, and The Young Ones. 



The asteroids of Eon

One of the things I like about a really good science fiction novel is that it never seems to go out of style and doesn't feel outdated, even if times have obviously changed since the story was first written.