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In case you were out of the loop this week, here’s an easy way to get back in and catch up on everything you missed.

The Movie News:

o ADAM DRIVER facebook Best of the Week: New Star Wars Villain, Inception Board Game, Best Picture Viewing Guide and More

Losing Harold Ramis had to be the worst news of the week. But apparently that’s not stopping Ghostbusters 3. The most interesting news has to be that one of the stars of Girls will be the villain… Continue reading Best of the Week: New 'Star Wars' Villain, 'Inception' Board Game, Best Picture Viewing Guide and More

Welcome to The Last Sci-fi Blog, our biweekly look at all things science fiction on the big screen.

Guardians of the Galaxy3 550x309%20(1) We Answer Your Burning Questions About Star Wars, Terminator, Noah and More

February hasn’t been a huge month for exciting science fiction and fantasy movie news, but it has dropped its fair share of big announcements. Two huge franchises added cast members. One of the most anticipated trailers of the year premiered. Talk of a sequel to a cult hit… Continue reading We Answer Your Burning Questions About 'Star Wars,' 'Terminator,' 'Noah' and More

Note: In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, we’re reposting some of our favorite Oscar-related posts from years past. The following was first published on 2/26/13, and it includes a new intro from Geek Beat author Rick Marshall. 

Gravity%20(585%20x%20329) Aliens, Star Wars and the Biggest Moments for Geek Films at the Oscars

It’s worth noting this year that we have not one, but two science-fiction films nominated for “Best Picture” honors, though it’s understandable if the ambiguous futurism of… Continue reading 'Aliens,' 'Star Wars' and the Biggest Moments for Geek Films at the Oscars

New Dewback 2014 Your Favorite Thing Today: This LEGO Star Wars Microfighters Ad Is So Friggin Adorable

Star Wars doesn’t really need any help from outside sources when it comes to being awesome, but the folks at LEGO have certainly done their best to make George Lucas’ galaxy far, far away even cooler than it is on its own. From the LEGO Star Wars videogames, to impressive block sets featuring the franchise’s most famous characters and locations, LEGO and Star Wars are like… Continue reading Your Favorite Thing Today: This LEGO 'Star Wars' Microfighters Ad Is So Friggin' Adorable

dc%20universe The Geek Beat: What the DC Superhero Movies Can Learn About Expanded Universes from Star Wars and Marvel

I’m not entirely certain how I should feel about the Man of Steel sequel being pushed back to 2016.

On one hand, it gives Warner Bros. and director Zack Snyder more time to get all the pieces in place and take their time with what may be the studio’s highest profile project in many, many years. On the other hand, the delay means that we’ll have… Continue reading The Geek Beat: What the DC Superhero Movies Can Learn About Expanded Universes from 'Star Wars' and Marvel