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WorldCon brings science fiction’s best to San Jose
16 Aug
5:53

WorldCon brings science fiction’s best to San Jose

Thousands of fans and creators are gathering in San Jose this week for WorldCon 76, a global celebration of science fiction and fantasy that includes the presentation of the prestigious Hugo Awards. “I like to describe it as the World’s Fair of fandom,” said Kevin Roche, and IBM engineer who…

August 28th Is Morphin Time! It’s National Power Rangers Day!
16 Aug
10:21

August 28th Is Morphin Time! It’s National Power Rangers Day!

It’s Morphin’ Time… after time… after time…  Those Crayola-colored defenders of justice, the Power Rangers. have been kicking and punching their way to victory for 25 years and to celebrate, they are getting a token that few superheroes ever have, their own National Day of recognition.  August 28th, fans are…

Why Does Science Fiction LOVE Dystopias?
16 Aug
2:51

Why Does Science Fiction LOVE Dystopias?

Why Does Science Fiction LOVE Dystopias?  IGN Full coverage Source: http://www.ign.com/videos/2018/08/14/why-does-science-fiction-love-dystopias-cinefix

Book World: Fantasy, horror or science fiction? Books that defy categorization
15 Aug
7:23

Book World: Fantasy, horror or science fiction? Books that defy categorization

Michael Dirda, The Washington Post Published 12:45 pm CDT, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Photo: Penguin Classics, Handout Image 1of/4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 The Island of Dr. Moreau The Island of Dr. Moreau Photo: Penguin Classics, Handout Image 2 of 4 The Thing’s Incredible! The Secret Origins of Weird…

‘Star Trek: Discovery”s New Spock, Ethan Peck Shares A Photo With Leonard Nimoy’s Family
15 Aug
12:02

‘Star Trek: Discovery”s New Spock, Ethan Peck Shares A Photo With Leonard Nimoy’s Family

Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Ethan Peck has just been announced as playing a young Spock on CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ and while that is a daunting task for anyone, Peck has gotten the seal of approval from not just the producers, but from perhaps the most important group…

Toy News Tuesday: I Hear The Drums Echoing Tonight
15 Aug
4:32

Toy News Tuesday: I Hear The Drums Echoing Tonight

Hear ye! Hear Ye! We are proud to once again have the distinguished honor of bringing you an all-new edition of Toy News Tuesday! We’re the one weekly column right here on ScienceFiction.com where we seek out all of the awesome news you need to know about any announcements and…

‘Shadowhunters’ Cast Addresses #saveshadowhunters And The Show’s Conclusion
14 Aug
9:11

‘Shadowhunters’ Cast Addresses #saveshadowhunters And The Show’s Conclusion

Sunday night, Freeform’s ‘Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments’ took home Teen Choice Awards for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series and Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Actor for star Matthew Daddario. This capped an emotional spring and summer that followed Freeform’s decision to cancel the expensive series, splitting its final batch of episodes in two, with ten…

Science fiction’s anti-Semitism problem
14 Aug
1:42

Science fiction’s anti-Semitism problem

The popular video game “No Man’s Sky” features a vaguely Semitic species known as the Gek, making it one of the many science-fiction products that rely on anti-Semitic tropes in their world-building. (iStock) Like many other gamers, last week I fired up “No Man’s Sky” again. It is a massively…

The scientific truth in science fiction films
14 Aug
6:12

The scientific truth in science fiction films

Science fiction films boldly go where no man has gone before. From the final frontier of Star Trek to a galaxy far, far away in Star Wars, these films take us into highly scientific and technological worlds…. but, does the science hold up? Is it science true… or science… fiction?…

Ray Fisher Announces He Is Still Playing Cyborg In The DC Film Universe
13 Aug
10:47

Ray Fisher Announces He Is Still Playing Cyborg In The DC Film Universe

A rumor surfaced in June that Ray Fisher was unhappy with his lacking role as Cyborg/Victor Stone in the DC movies and wanted out.  But Fisher has gone on the record to affirm that he isn’t leaving anytime soon. Fisher took to Twitter to dispel any questions as to whether…