Welcome to The Last Sci-Fi Blog, a biweekly column on all things science fiction. This week we take a look at Oren Peli’s long-delayed Area 51. Was it worth the wait? Find out below.
Area 51 was supposed to be director Oren Peli’s immediate follow-up to Paranormal Activity, the film that sent shockwaves through the horror genre and transformed its maker into an… Continue reading What the Long-Delayed 'Area 51' Actually Gets Right About Sci-fi and Horror
What better way to kick off a celebration of all things Star Wars than with a much-hyped panel for Star Wars: The Force Awakens featuring the filmmakers and cast of the first Star Wars sequel since Return of the Jedi.
What will we learn about the upcoming film, due in theaters December 18? Will we get a new trailer? A poster? For… Continue reading Watch: The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Panel Is Livestreaming Right Now from Star Wars Celebration
“What if?” is the burning question our favorite sci-fi movies ask: What if Earth was invaded by aliens or giant spiders? What makes us human once we start bending the laws of genetics and robotics? And if we worked out really really hard, would we ever have Linda Hamilton’s arms in “Terminator 2”?
Here are some of the best of… Continue reading 30 Great Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Streaming Right Now
Yesterday, the Academy announced its short list for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, as always narrowing down the contenders to 15 titles, which will then be cut to the five finalists announced with the rest of the nominations next month. Depending on the value we put to the Academy Awards, we might consider these the 15 best documentaries of the year.
Our resident VOD expert tells you what’s new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix.
Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $ 3-$ 10, in 24- or 48-hour periods
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