A new science fiction movie from the Wachowskis, the creators of The Matrix movies!
Make the jump and watch the first trailer for Jupiter Ascending!Read More
Father of science fiction Jules Verne has been dead for over a hundred years, but his work remains as popular as ever. His novels 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Round the World in Eighty Days, Journey to the Center of the Earth have all inspired successful movies, and still inspire readers and writers today. (Buy [...]Read More
I’ve always been a cat person, and came to love dogs late in life. Originally, our dog Pixie was meant to be my wife’s pet, but when I went to the animal shelter and saw Pixie’s big brown eyes, lop-sided ear and tail wagging in a tentative way that seemed to say “You’re new to this, I’m new to this, but let’s see if we can make it work”, I knew I was done for.Read More
Over at The Awl, writer Ryan Britt has made a compelling argument that for the most part Hollywood’s big SF movies are actually anti-SF. Britt says that if you really look at these movies, you’ll see that most of them focus on technological innovation gone wrong or abused:Read More
I had a terrible dream last night: My wife and I had obtained access to a state-of-the-art shelter in advance of what might be a terrible, civilization-destroying asteroid strike. The shelter wouldn’t allow us to bring our pets, though. We were faced with the conundrum of either leaving the door to the house open so the animals might be able to fend for themselves if they survived the initial event, or to lock the door in the hope that we could exit the shelter and rescue them in the aftermath. We were worried if we couldn’t get back to them, then they’d die of starvation, but if we could get back to them then we’d never find them again.Read More