Sci Fi Box Office: Black Panther Remains on Top; A Wrinkle in Time Debuts This Weekend

By | March 6, 2018
 

 Black Panther remained firmly at the top of the Box Office chart as it pulled in another $66 million this past weekend and has now become the tenth highest grossing domestic film of all-time (and the third quickest to reach half a billion). That one has reached $900 million worldwide and could potentially hit the billion dollar mark… Read More »

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The Shape of Water and Other Genre Films Scored Some Big Wins at the Oscars

By | March 5, 2018
 

 Last night was the latest round of the Academy Awards, and not only were women and minorities well represented this year, so was sci fi and fantasy. Taking home best picture for the night was Guillermo del Toro’s acclaimed sci fi romance The Shape of Water. That one had received thirteen total nominations and it also won for… Read More »

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Sci Fi Shorts: R’ha

By | March 4, 2018
 

 Description: Caught in a large-scale and endless war, the sophisticated and utterly unstoppable machines seem to be winning the battle against their adversaries: a proud alien species. As a result, a technologically perfect robot interrogates a captive alien with the intention to locate the rest of his race’s survivors, pressing on with more and more unrelenting and horrible… Read More »

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This Week in Sci Fi TV Series: A Discworld Series is in the Works and Halo is Back On; Wayward Pines Gets Cancelled; and More

By | March 2, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Development: BBC Studios is Bringing Discworld to Television, Halo to Star Filming Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens is already moving forward with Amazon and BBC Studios, and now another of his works will be coming to television.  BBC Studios is working on a six-episodes series based on his fantasy Discworld books.  That long-running series takes place… Read More »

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Kickstarter: Kaiju Gods Anthology Comic

By | February 28, 2018
 

 Project Description:  When it comes to fiction, there are very few visuals as striking as kaiju. From the weight of their presence to the excitement of learning about new monsters, it is fascinating to see impossible abilities defying our wildest dreams. Kaiju have been the center of wonder for people all around the world since the early 1950’s when… Read More »

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Sci Fi Box Office: Annihilation Opens at Number 4, Black Panther on its Way to $1 Billion

By | February 27, 2018
 

 Alex Garland’s Annihilation arrived in theaters this past weekend with much anticipation from sci fi fans and with a good reception from critics. But that was not enough to overcome the unfortunate timing of following one the biggest box office hits of all time into the theaters, and the film had only a marginal debut as movie-goers continued… Read More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: Blade Runner 2049

By | February 25, 2018
 

 Description: In 2049, with the powerful Tyrell Corporation under the control of the visionary scientist Niander Wallace, the bio-engineered replicants, NEXUS-9, seem to have integrated seamlessly into society. Purposed to eradicate the outdated rebellious NEXUS models, LAPD’s officer K–a new generation of Blade Runners–stumbles upon a dangerous and well-hidden secret that could easily undermine an already frail stability… Read More »

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Sci Fi Shorts: Blackstar Warrior (DUST Exclusive Premiere)

By | February 24, 2018
 

 Description: In a 1970s version of the future, an egotistical space detective struggles to solve his biggest missing-persons case: finding his birth mother. After his parents’ deaths, space detective Tyson Roderick discovers their secret genetics lab and partners with his trusty funbot Alphie in a desperate quest to rid the galaxy of evil while searching for the secret… Read More »

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This Week in Sci Fi TV: Blair Witch and Culture TV Series in the Works; Lauren Cohen Could Leave TWD, and More

By | February 23, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Development: Blair Witch Series in the Works Lionsgate has a Blair Witch TV Series in the works, though there are not many specifics about it available at the moment. One of the original directors Eduardo Sanchez had this to say about a TV series in an interview last year: Well, you know. I can’t really discuss.… Read More »

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Get Ready Player One, Game of Thrones, Dune, and More on Audiobook from Audible.com

By | February 22, 2018
 

 Audible.com has a huge selection of audiobooks, including a massive number of sci fi and fantasy titles from the latest releases to the classics. Listen to your books wherever you are with their free app—at home, in the car, at the gym. Even if you switch devices, you’ll never lose your place.  Here is just a small sampling… Read More »

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