Welcome to The Last Sci-fi Blog, our biweekly column about all things science fiction in movies.
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
4 classic films from MGM!The Man from Planet XA reporter in the Scottish Highlands is confronted by a friendly alien who pleads for aid for his freezing planet.Beyond the Time BarrierA U.S. Air Force test pilot crashes through the time barrier into the world of 2024, which is inhabited by the last remnants of Earth’s civilization that escaped the cosmic plague of 1971.The Time… Continue reading Movies 4 You - Sci Fi Classics (The Man from Planet X / Beyond the Time Barrier / The Time Travelers / The Angry Red Planet)
This past weekend the Alamo Drafthouse and Badass Digest held a special screening of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes with a Q&A after featuring Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis and director Matt Reeves. Seeing this incredible film and then hearing the Q&A, one thing became crystal clear: Matt Reeves saved this movie from being like every other… Continue reading Why 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Is the Best Sequel Since 'The Dark Knight'
The Hunger Games: Lionsgate, the studio behind The Hunger Games franchise, is creating a themed traveling show, The Hunger Games: The Exhibition. The exhibit will be “a state-of-the-art traveling museum involving costumes, props and other elements of the Hunger Games world that will begin touring the U.S. next summer,” according to the studio, which is also considering theme park attractions… Continue reading Movie News: 'The Hunger Games: The Exhibition' Coming; Japanese 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Trailer