• Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

    Posted Friday, December 13th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5
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    While I love the great Tolkien books and am still amazed at the accomplishment of Peter Jackson’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy — a film powerhouse that’s raked in almost three billion dollars worldwide — I have to be candid and say that I was not as thrilled with ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’. That’s the […]

  • ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’ Launches Viral Campaign, Photos and Trailer

    Posted Friday, December 13th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -5
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    The troubled Doug Liman-directed science fiction war movie, ‘The Edge of Tomorrow’ appears to be inching closer to release as the studio has released a set of photos a trailer and has kicked off a viral campaign on Twitter. Based on a graphic novel by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, the film had its name changed twice, originating as […]

  • Marvel Announces New Original Graphic Novel ‘X-Men: No More Humans’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    At the beginning of the year, Marvel announced that they would be reinvigorating their Original Graphic Novel initiative by releasing a number of all-new one-shot stories. Since then, we’ve seen ‘Avengers: Endless Wartime’ already hit the shelves and learned that ‘Spider-Man: Family Business’ was in the pipeline for April 2014. Now, the House of Ideas […]

  • The New Japanese Trailer For ‘Godzilla’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    A couple day ago we got the first US teaser trailer for ‘Godzilla’, the remake of Toho’s classic giant reptile who launched an entire franchise and spawned numerous imitations, many from Toho itself.  This version looks much more faithful to the original, an atomic war parable, than the 1998 Matthew Broderick version, which was essentially […]

  • Robert Knepper Lands Two Roles in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ and ‘Arrow’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 05:17 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Prison Break’ and ‘Percy Jackson’ actor Robert Knepper has landed two big roles in genre projects.  First, he is joining the cast of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts I and II” as Antonius.  Wait who?!  No, the character isn’t from the novel.  He is described as “the minister to Panem President Coriolanus Snow (Donald Sutherland).”  […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Tomorrow People: Death’s Door’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 04:54 pm GMT -5
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    Fresh off his capture at the end of last week’s episode, John boy’s getting to know the Founder in a less than ideal way. The ULTRA head is torturing Young for information on his flock. When John growls the tried and true threat of “if I wasn’t strapped down”, the Founder acquiesces to John’s wishes […]

  • Nicolas Cage Breaks His Silence About ‘Superman Lives’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 04:21 pm GMT -5
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    Superman’s journey back to the big screen, following the initially thrilling Christopher Reeve movies– which flamed out with the embarrassing last two movies in the series– has been a rocky one, littered with false starts, followed by a disappointing take starring Brandon Routh, which failed to reignite the franchise.  Finally came Zack Snyder’s ‘Man of […]

  • Four New ‘Dawn Of The Plant Of The Apes’ Posters And Trailer Announcement!

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 03:34 pm GMT -5
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    We haven’t been hearing much lately from the sequel to ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes but that’s all going to be changing as we have some new posters and news of the trailer for ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes‘ to share with you today! The first up is that the trailer […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘The Last Question’ by Isaac Asimov

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 02:46 pm GMT -5
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    Famed Science Fiction author, Isaac Asimov, is quoted as saying ‘The Last Question’ is his favorite short story he has ever written, and that’s why it’s the subject of this week’s Throwback Thursday, ScienceFiction.com’s celebration of the great science fiction of the past. For those of you who are familiar with ‘I, Robot’, ‘The Last […]

  • Jim Steranko Trashes ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ For Being Too Soapy

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 01:11 pm GMT -5
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    Legendary comic book artist Jim Steranko, who famously rendered the sixties ‘Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ comic book series, was hired by The Hollywood Reporter earlier this year, to serve as the regular reviewer of ABC’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’  He, uh… hates it.  He’s managed to find a few bright spots here and there, but […]

  • ‘Her’ & ‘Gravity’ Tie For Best Picture In LA Film Critics Awards

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -5
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    2013 has been a great year for science fiction movies. Not only were there some awesome crowd pleasers like ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘Iron Man 3’, and ‘The World’s End’, but also a few films that we cover here on ScienceFiction.com are even getting some love from on the awards circuit. Recently, a number of critics group […]

  • Official Synopsis For Johnny Depp’s New Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Transcendence’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5
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    After serving as Christopher Nolan‘s longtime director of photography on nearly every one of his films, Wally Pfister is stepping up as the lead director on his own movie, a new science fiction movie named ‘Transcendence’, set to premier in 2014, starring Johnny Depp.  The film is based on a screenplay by Jake Paglen, who […]

  • The Sequel To ‘World War Z’ Has Infected It’s Director

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -5
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    We all knew that the sequel to ‘World War Z‘ was, going to happen, and that it would happen without without Marc Forster (‘Machine Gun Preacher’,’Stay’). The big question has been who will direct Brad Pitt (‘Twelve Monkeys‘,’Se7en’) in the next installment of the film? Finally we have an answer and it’s not a name […]

  • Jason Clarke In Talks For John Connor In ‘Terminator: Genesis’

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 08:01 pm GMT -5
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    This week has been ripe with news about the upcoming ‘Terminator’ movie supposedly directed by Alan Taylor. First, it was revealed that the franchise would be returning to television to “follow a critical moment from the first film”. Then, the new feature was dubbed ‘Terminator: Genesis’. Now, it seems that we may have our John […]

  • Legolas Links ‘Lord of the Rings’ & ‘The Hobbit’ Trilogies

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 07:31 pm GMT -5
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    Soon Peter Jackson’s next chapter in his new J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’, will hit theaters and we’ll be able to catch up with those lovable dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, as they set out to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the titular dragon. But another group […]