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Here Are Your Hugo 2019 Award Winners

Here Are Your Hugo 2019 Award Winners

Last night one of the biggest events in genre writing, the Hugo Awards , awarded creators at the 77th World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin, Ireland. Highlighting sci-fi and fantasy across films, TV, comics, criticism, fan works, and more, the Hugos are a celebration of some of the year’s finest—so get your notepad out and be ready to scribble down some catchup recommendations.

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Aug 17, 2019 at 07:30. 4 comments

In This Sci-fi Horror Short, Only Control Can Hear You Scream

In This Sci-fi Horror Short, Only Control Can Hear You Scream

As we’ve seen in films like The Martian or Gravity, being alone in space can be terrifying—especially when something unexpected comes knocking at the door. The sci-fi short Control centers around a woman on a deep-space mission who’s struggling to cope from the sudden loss of her crew partner, only to discover that she might not be alone after all.

Written and directed by Carroll Brown,...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Aug 16, 2019 at 02:45. 7 comments

Joss Whedon's HBO Fantasy The Nevers Somehow Has Room for Even More Quirky Characters

Joss Whedon's HBO Fantasy The Nevers Somehow Has Room for Even More Quirky Characters

Not even two weeks ago, Joss Whedon’s HBO series about a gaggle of Victorian-era ladies with superpowers announced the addition of a dozen actors, to go along with previously announced series star Laura Donnelly . That’s a rather huge ensemble, but The Nevers wasn’t done yet!

Today, the show added six more names that’ll co-star with Donnelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Ann...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Aug 15, 2019 at 23:45. 22 comments

After Event Horizon, Here Are More Sci-Fi Horror Movies That Should Get TV Adaptations

After Event Horizon, Here Are More Sci-Fi Horror Movies That Should Get TV Adaptations

Stranger Things season three , which riffed on The Thing and The Blob (among others), was the latest testament to the enduring power of sci-fi horror—until we heard that Amazon was circling a series adaptation of Event Horizon . While the iron is hot, here are four more sci-fi horror titles perfect for TV translation.

Pitch Black

David Twohy and Vin Diesel’s Riddick trilogy started off strong,...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Aug 08, 2019. 1 comments

Intriguing Female Characters Highlight These 8 New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Shorts

Intriguing Female Characters Highlight These 8 New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Shorts

Not all of the women in these new sci-fi and fantasy shorts—be they astronauts, fighter pilots, ambitious office workers, criminals, or just regular folks dealing with complicated emotions and surreal situations—are heroes. But isn’t life more interesting that way ?

1) Rendezvous With Mars

Divya More and Mayukh Goswami created this animated film (shared online by Dust) about a woman whose mind...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Aug 02, 2019. 9 comments

Summer Is Fading, But There Are Tons of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming to Brighten Up August

Summer Is Fading, But There Are Tons of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming to Brighten Up August

This month’s crop of brand-new sci-fi and fantasy horror books include space battles with hostile aliens , multiple mages, a pet crow who’s got a front-row seat to the zombie apocalypse , ghosts, dragons , salty heroes, and even a few tales of tech gone wild. Dig in!

There Are So Many New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in July

This list is HUGE. It’s a literary MONSTER. And it is filled...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 31, 2019. 16 comments

The Nevers, Joss Whedon's Victorian Sci-Fi Series for HBO, Shares Its Full Cast of Colorful Characters

The Nevers, Joss Whedon's Victorian Sci-Fi Series for HBO, Shares Its Full Cast of Colorful Characters

The last we heard about “Joss Whedon’s HBO show about Victorian ladies with superpowers ,” also known as The Nevers, was a few months back, when Outlander’s Laura Donnelly snagged the lead . Until today, that is, with this robust list of character descriptions and the actors who’ve been cast.

Whedon is executive producer, showrunner, writer, and director on The Nevers with Jane Espenson and...

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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Jul 30, 2019. 7 comments

The Duffer Brothers Break Down All of Stranger Things' Movie References

The Duffer Brothers Break Down All of Stranger Things' Movie References

The Duffer Brothers’ love for classic sci-fi and horror films  has been baked into every season of Netflix’s Stranger Things , but the show’s always been so reference-dense that, at times, it could be a little difficult to pick up on all of the winks and nods featured in each episode. In a new interview with Wired, though, the series creators went through a few dozen of the biggest cinematic...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 24, 2019. 7 comments

This Gemini Man Featurette Dives Into How Young Will Smith Was Digitally Cloned

This Gemini Man Featurette Dives Into How Young Will Smith Was Digitally Cloned
Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIFThat technology is making me cry too.Image: Paramount Pictures (YouTube)

Ang Lee’s Gemini Man is a massive experiment in filmmaking, featuring Will Smith as younger and current versions of himself. In a new featurette, the production team explains why this isn’t a simple process of de-aging, like they did with Kurt...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 22, 2019. 9 comments

The Best of the Best Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2019

The Best of the Best Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 has ended, leaving us with another year before returning to the San Diego Convention Center for that amazing cosplay we love so much. We’ve been sharing videos and pictures of some of the best lewks (or looks) throughout the weekend, and have created a handy compilation of all our cosplay coverage from SDCC. It’s your one-stop-shop for everything pop culture!

You can...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 21, 2019. 7 comments

The Orville Will Move to Hulu for Its Third Season

The Orville Will Move to Hulu for Its Third Season
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Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi comedy-adventure The Orville kicked so much ass in its second season that we were pleased but not surprised when it was renewed for a third season by Fox. At today’s San Diego Comic-Con panel, MacFarlane and the whole crew shared some teases for what to expect from...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 21, 2019. 6 comments

Hell Yeah, The Expanse Season 4 Finally Has a Trailer and a Release Date!

Hell Yeah, The Expanse Season 4 Finally Has a Trailer and a Release Date!
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Gather ’round, Belters, Earthers, and Martians—we haven’t gotten many morsels from The Expanse’s much-anticipated fourth season, which will be the beloved space opera’s first at Amazon , unless that minute-long tease back in October counts. But the drought is over, and we now have an awesome...

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Julie Muncy Julie Muncy Jul 18, 2019. 13 comments

Ad Astra's Second Trailer Teases a Haunting, Operatic Space Thriller

Ad Astra's Second Trailer Teases a Haunting, Operatic Space Thriller
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Hot on the heels of the first trailer, Ad Astra’s second has dropped, promising lots of Brad Pitt in space , as he hunts his possibly villainous father and deals with the existential terror of the unknown ahead of him.

Lighter on plot details than the first look we saw, this trailer explores the...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 18, 2019. 22 comments

CW's Pandora Is an Embarrassment

CW's Pandora Is an Embarrassment
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For the past few years, the CW has been on a hot streak. The network is producing some of the best comic book shows on television and has branched out beyond the DC universe with Riverdale , Charmed , and others. Its latest venture into hard sci-fi, Pandora, accomplishes something the CW...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 17, 2019. 16 comments

8 Questions We Have About (the Yet to Be Announced, But Inevitable) Stranger Things 4

8 Questions We Have About (the Yet to Be Announced, But Inevitable) Stranger Things 4

Stranger Things 3 has been out for a few weeks, and now that we’ve had time to really digest the things we liked and didn’t like , our minds have drifted toward what’s next. So far, the Duffer Brothers have only offered some vague teases for season four —which Netflix has yet to officially confirm, though it sure feels inevitable—but we have some questions, suggestions, hopes, and demands to...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 14, 2019.

A New Sci-Fi Short Film Explores the Scarier Side of Mind Reading

A New Sci-Fi Short Film Explores the Scarier Side of Mind Reading

Having the ability to read minds might sound tempting, but everything comes with a price. Strip, a new sci-fi short film from Maxwell Addae, explores what could happen if learning how to read minds meant uncovering something terrible in your past...or someone else entirely.

Strip stars Leighton Allen as Nelson, a neural engineer who’s working on a groundbreaking piece of technology called the...

Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 12, 2019. 16 comments

An Interstellar War Looms in the Latest Trailer for Katee Sackhoff’s Sci-Fi Series Another Life

An Interstellar War Looms in the Latest Trailer for Katee Sackhoff’s Sci-Fi Series Another Life
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Just days after releasing the first teaser for Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff’s new sci-fi series, Another Life, Netflix has dropped a full trailer that reveals even more about the show’s crew of space explorers—as well as the mysterious (and apparently hostile) aliens that inspire...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Jul 10, 2019. 18 comments

Katee Sackhoff Attempts to Save Humanity in the Trailer for Netflix's Another Life

Katee Sackhoff Attempts to Save Humanity in the Trailer for Netflix's Another Life
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After years of watching her as Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica , there’s just something that feels right about seeing Katee Sackhoff in a spaceship, heading off to save humanity. She’s done it before and now she’ll do it again, albeit in a whole new way, in Netflix’s Another Life.

Another Life...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 05, 2019.

Will Smith Fights His Fresh Prince-Age Self in the First Trailer for Ang Lee's Gemini Man

Will Smith Fights His <i>Fresh Prince</i>-Age Self in the First Trailer for Ang Lee's <i>Gemini Man</i>
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Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down. I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, as Gemini Man shows how I met my clone with great...

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