science-fiction

Shitty Sci-Fi We Kinda Love Anyway

For decades, we’ve been gifted with iconic science-fiction franchises like Star Wars and Star Trek, and incredible films such as Close Encounters of the Third…

‘The Last Jedi’ Is the Best ‘Star Wars’ Because It Upset the Nerds

It’s next to impossible to create a sequel that satisfies. So why not challenge your built-in audience instead of pandering to them? The Last Jedi…

I Kinda Love the ‘Star Wars’ Spin-off Films

When Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy announced new Star Wars films a few years ago that would continue the storyline of Luke Skywalker and his friends…

‘Fahrenheit 451’ and the Problem With Trump-Era Dystopian Parables

In the not-too-distant future, every movie and TV show will be about the Trump administration. Or maybe it just feels that way: On Saturday, HBO…