George R.R. Martin Is Developing A New HBO Show Called Captain Cosmos!

George R.R. Martin isn't writing for seasons five or six of Game of Thrones — but that doesn't mean we won't see more stuff from him on HBO. In a new interview, Martin reveals he's developing a new show called Captain Cosmos. But he also revealed that a major twist could be coming in the Song of Ice and Fire books. » 4/03/15 3:40pm 4/03/15 3:40pm

All The Reasons Why Event Horizon Is A Hell Of A Good Time

The year is 2047, the place is Neptune’s orbit, and the psychological mindfuck factor is off the charts, for the rescue crew aboard the Lewis & Clark. The film is Event Horizon, named for a long-lost space ship which has maybe been to HELL and back — and it’s one of the most underrated space-horror flicks ever.
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Man Plus Has The Kookiest And Therefore Greatest Plan To Colonize Mars

Between Mars One sounding fishy and Curiosity finding nitrogen, Mars is back in the news (if it ever really left). There's still an interest in colonizing "The Angry Red Planet," but that's still a long way off from happening. I can only presume that's because the folks at NASA and the other space exploration… » 3/28/15 11:15am 3/28/15 11:15am

These Six-Word Scifi Stories Have Some Pretty Tangled Timelines

Whether taking us to a very, very ancient Martian surface, giving us the chance to play detective with some found clues dropped by future travelers, or just warning us about the worst of the future's entry-level jobs, these stories present us with some very complicated timelines. And they do it all in just six words. » 3/09/15 4:20pm 3/09/15 4:20pm

Yes, It Matters If The Science In Your Science Fiction Story Is Accurate

There's been a lot of debate lately over whether science fiction needs accurate science — or whether it's even worth discussing the accuracy of science in science fiction. What kind of person expects a science textbook instead of just a fun romp? But as a new essay points out, this is really a matter of suspension of… » 2/10/15 12:44pm 2/10/15 12:44pm

Red Dawn Was An Accidental Remake—In More Ways Than One

A bellicose enemy attacks a complacent country and institutes martial law until a ragtag group of unbroken patriots rally and re-take their country. It sounds like Red Dawn, but actually it's The Invasion of 1910. And due to some editing, it was widely popular in the country of both the rebels and the invaders. » 2/09/15 2:10pm 2/09/15 2:10pm