The year 2013 was one helluva year for the science fiction genre, so it feels weird to look ahead to 2014 and think that it may somehow top it. The next 52 weeks look to bring us a smorgasbord of genre delights, with releases ranging from wacky space operas to serious-minded hard sci-fi seemingly coming every other week. The only thing left to do now is to wait, which means… Continue reading The 2014 Science Fiction Movie Preview: 'RoboCop,' 'The Maze Runner,' Interstellar' and More
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There’s an old and tired joke/observation that we’re all guilty of having made at least once. It goes something like “In the ’50s, we were promised teleportation and hovercars and robot butlers! Why hasn’t that happened yet?” This vision of a sprawling, urban science fiction world filled with flying cars and androids has been our go-to vision of the future for going on 70 years. Even… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'Her' Stands Toe-to-Toe with 'Blade Runner,' 'Minority Report' and Other Sci-fi Classics
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This weekend, 20th Century Fox went all in on “Runner Runner,” a $ 30 million drama about online poker starring Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck, and even though just about everyone bet high on it, the film went bust… Continue reading Box Office: What Made 'Runner Runner' Stumble Stumble?
Everyone is nostalgic for the old, low-res video games of yesteryear, right? Well, all of us that can remember a time when gaming systems were known by how many bits they could compute, at least. And everyone loves movies, right? Why not combine the two? This is the Internet, after all. If it can be done, someone out there is doing it.
Replicants will get a superhero boost in the upcoming sequel to the classic movie “Blade Runner.”
The Wrap reports that director/producer Ridley Scott has chosen “Green Lantern” writer Michael Green to pen the script. Their sources also revealed that the follow-up film will be set “some years after the conclusion of the influential first film.”
The original sci-fi classic was adapted by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples from Philip K. Dick’s novel… Continue reading 'Blade Runner 2' Moves Forward, Ridley Scott Courting Harrison Ford to Reprise Role