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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

clarkkentglasses Comics on Film: What Quentin Tarantino Got Wrong About Clark Kent

Last year, Man of Steel proved to be a commercially successful reinvigoration of the Superman film franchise. It wasn’t a critical darling, and the reaction to the film by Superman comics fans can likely be generously described as “mixed.” If you began a debate surrounding the film in a comic book store, you’d likely find both ardent defenders and detractors of the finished product. The usual suspects… Continue reading Comics on Film: What Quentin Tarantino Got Wrong About Clark Kent

lucas1 Watch: George Lucas Student Short Film That Inspired THX 1138

Before George Lucas’ 1971 dystopian classic THX 1138 hit theaters — about a future in which an android police force controls the populace and mandatory drugs quell emotions and personal desires — there was Lucas’ student film the story was based on.

Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB was created in 1967 while the director was still wet behind the ears, attending the University of… Continue reading Watch: George Lucas' Student Short Film That Inspired 'THX 1138'

1989batmanlogo Comics on Film: 25 Years Ago, Tim Burtons Batman Changed Superhero Movies Forever

Early in the year 1989, the comic book blockbuster didn’t really exist yet. While 1978′s Superman was an extraordinarily successful film that launched the modern comic book movie, its success could be considered relatively modest in the grand scheme of the superhero genre. By the summer of ’89, that was about to change, because a character that most people had written off as campy, comedic, and dubious in the… Continue reading Comics on Film: 25 Years Ago, Tim Burton's 'Batman' Changed Superhero Movies Forever

JWT’s ‘Make every yard count’ film for Nike makes it to the shortlist in Editing and Sound Design sub-categories

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nike make every yard count Cannes Lions 2014: JWT secures only 2 Indian shortlists in Film Craft

Click on the image to watch Nike’s ‘Make every yard count’ film.

Among the final shortlists announced today at Cannes Lions 2014… Continue reading Cannes Lions 2014: JWT secures only 2 Indian shortlists in Film Craft