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zero theorem crop The Last Sci fi Blog: The Science Fiction Movie Fall Preview

Summer may be over, but this flagship year for science fiction still has four months left to wow us. Guardians of the Galaxy, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Snowpiercer and others may be behind us, but the cooler months are bringing their own sci-fi treasures. It ain’t over yet folks. Welcome to the 2014 Science Fiction Movie Fall Preview!

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Snowpiercer The Last Sci fi Blog: 2014 May Be the Best Year for Science Fiction Movies Ever

The year 2014 isn’t even over yet and it’s already looking like a landmark one for science fiction movies.

Seriously. It’s tough to recall another year where so many sci-fi movies have been released and so many of them of have been so good. Hell, we’re talking about a lineup so solid that you can completely write off and forget about duds like Transcendence

Welcome to The Last Sci-fi Blog, our biweekly column about all things science fiction in movies.

sci fi blog planet of the apes Why Planet of the Apes Is the Greatest Science Fiction Film Series of All Time

Planet of the Apes is the greatest science fiction movie series of all time. This is as close to a fact as opinions about movie franchises get. Seriously. The math backs it up.

But what about Star Wars, you ask? Okay. Well, there are six Star Wars movies, but… Continue reading Why 'Planet of the Apes' Is the Greatest Science Fiction Film Series of All Time

jackson See Samuel L. Jackson Recite His Pulp Fiction Speech From Memory, Plus: The Original Movie the Quote Comes From

The endlessly quotable Pulp Fiction wouldn’t be the same without Samuel L. Jackson’s Ezekiel speech, which has consistently been voted as one of the best movie speeches of all time.

The altered biblical passage, taken largely from Ezekiel 25:17, is recited several times in the film. Scholars and critics have debated its usage and meaning since the movie’s 1994 release. Tarantino was inspired to… Continue reading See Samuel L. Jackson Recite His 'Pulp Fiction' Speech From Memory, Plus: The Original Movie the Quote Comes From

the signal director interview The Last Sci fi Blog: The Signal Director William Eubank Talks About How to Make a Crazy Science Fiction Movie

There’s no other way to describe it: The Signal is a crazy movie.

What begins as a road-trip movie quickly transforms into science fiction nightmare as the young heroes encounter something… out of this world… and find themselves held captive in a government facility and interrogated by a mysterious scientist (Laurence Fishburne). From there, it becomes something else altogether. It’s so nutty that you… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'The Signal' Director William Eubank Talks About How to Make a Crazy Science Fiction Movie