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!
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
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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
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
Is Contact the best science fiction film that no one talks about?
I had never seen Robert Zemeckis’ 1997 film about mankind’s first contact with extraterrestrial life, but after listening to Movies.com editor Peter Hall call it one of his favorite films of all time, I decided to rectify that. What I found was one of the most thoughtful and entertaining sci-fi movies ever made, a… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Why 'Contact' Is the Best Science Fiction Movie No One Talks About