Science Fiction


Ai Artificial Intelligence

‘A.I. Artificial Intelligence’ and the Question of Robotic Love


Are machines really capable of feeling emotion? And what is love, really, anyway?

Moon Duncan Jones Sam Rockwell

Getting to Know You/rself: The Confrontational Humanism of ‘Moon’


Time to add ‘Moon’ to the “Quarantine Vibes” pile.

Best Sci fi Movies 2020

The 20 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2020


Speculative fiction offered us little desired escapism this year, but the best of these genres still affected us greatly.

Tales From The Loop Screenshot

DP Jeff Cronenweth on Selecting the Tools to Shoot ‘Tales from the Loop’


We chat with the cinematographer about how determining color and focus are essential to achieving narrative.

Shaun The Sheep Movie Farmageddon

Watch ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon,’ Then Watch These Movies


We recommend classic sci-fi movies referenced in the new Netflix animated feature. For your kids.

Rewind Best Scifi

The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2019


We rank this year’s speculative fiction, from the latest in family-friendly superhero fare to sex-filled space odysseys.


Talking Greek Gods and ‘Astronaut’ with Richard Dreyfuss


We try to talk with the actor about his new film ‘Astronaut,’ but we quickly sidetrack into a philosophical exploration of the only rageful gods humanity deserves.

Best Sci Fi Midyear

The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2019 So Far


This year’s speculative fiction highlights include bleak trips through space, multiple ‘Back to the Future Part II’ tributes, and movies about women with extraordinary abilities.

Red Helmet

Beyond The Infinite: Charting The Music of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’


The saga of the soundtrack of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece is a long one. So grab a cushion.