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!
X-Men: Days of Future Past: Back on June 20, director Bryan Singer noted via social media that he and writer Simon Kinberg had agreed that if X-Men: Days of Future Past made more than $ 700 million at the box office worldwide, they’d each get their first tattoes. The film has now passed that mark, and so Singer… Continue reading Movie News: Bryan Singer Shares 'X-Men' Tattoo; Watch Antonio Banderas in Superb Trailer for Sci-Fi Thriller 'Automata'
Board games based on movies have a reputation of being, rushed, cheap knockoffs that exist only to make a quick buck off of someone’s enthusiasm for a certain property. If a board game is based on a popular film or film series, you don’t even need to pick up the box to know it’s garbage wrapped in cardboard.
But Fantasy Flight’s… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: The 'Star Wars' Game You Need to Play While You Wait for 'Episode VII'
This column has been watching Guardians of the Galaxy with great interest for the past year or so for a number of reasons, but it ultimately boils down to two succinct points:
1. There needs to be a popular science fiction adventure franchise out there that doesn’t have “star” or “wars” in the title.
2. Someone needed to officially wash the taste of Green Lantern out… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is the Movie 'Green Lantern' Should Have Been
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