Charge your hyperdrives and grab your lightsabers, readers, because it’s time for another Poster-Crop Quiz. For this week’s, in honor of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, we decided to spotlight some science-fiction sequels. Prepare to boldly go where… well, all of these franchises’ respective first films had gone before.
We gathered posters for 10 sci-fi sequels and then foolishly walked… Continue reading Poster-Crop Quiz: Can You Guess These Sci-fi Sequels?
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
Welcome to The Last Sci-fi Blog, our biweekly column about all things science fiction in movies.
It’s been a slow month for science fiction movies (we’re all pretending Transcendence never happened, right?). That’s going to change soon now that summer is upon us and the likes of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Jupiter Ascending are right around the corner, but this is… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog Reports on 'Interstellar,' 'Star Wars,' 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' and More
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
While he was busy playing action heroes for the better part of three decades, Arnold Schwarzenegger was quietly, and possibly unintentionally, becoming one of cinema’s definitive scence fiction actors.
Unlike comedy or horror, it’s rare to see an actor return to sci-fi again and again. It’s not a genre that tends to typecast or “trap” actors once they become associated with it. While Schwarzenegger has appeared… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Arnold Schwarzenegger Is an Unsung Hero of Science Fiction Filmmaking