The Cartographers review: A perceptive sci-fi love letter to maps

In The Cartographers, Peng Shepherd’s latest work of magical realist speculative fiction, the characters have a habit of asking “what makes a map?”. The answer, it becomes clear, is its purpose, finds Sally Adee Humans 9 March 2022 By Sally Adee MAPS can seem such dry, factual objects: blueprints of reality that are useful to … Read more

Edward Ashton discusses his new sci-fi novel headed for Hollywood, ‘Mickey7’ (exclusive)

Existential themes of identity and immortality are carefully explored in Edward Ashton’s engaging new sci-fi novel “Mickey7” (St. Martin’s Press, 2022), a witty book filled with a refreshing dose of clever humor and old-fashioned planetary adventure. Billed as “The Martian” meets “Multiplicity” (with a touch of Duncan Jones’ “Moon“), “Mickey7” introduces readers to an Expendable … Read more

Real USS Enterprise: Future tech could make sci-fi a reality

Launched into space from the mind of creator Gene Roddenberry in the 1960s, the U.S.S Enterprise NCC-1701 was the very first Star Trek spacecraft to reach warp speed on television screens around the world. The time-travelling, ultra-fast and near-invisible “Constitution-class” starship was the most advanced spacecraft at the time of its launch in 2245.  Built-in … Read more

Best sci-fi movies of all time

We’ve put together a list of the best sci-fi movies so you can make sure you’ve seen the best the genre has to offer. From battles with grizzly alien beasts, to somber tales of isolation and musings on what it means to be human, our list covers every corner of the sci-fi genre. It’s almost … Read more

Best sci-fi books of 2022

Explore the unknown from the comfort of your home, with the best sci-fi books for 2022. As we drift ever further into a fresh new year, it’s only natural for curious minds to hunger for something far-out and exotic and science fiction literature is the answer. It’s the perfect accompaniment to the occasion, whether it’s … Read more

Bigbug review: A sci-fi comedy about a sexy kind of singularity

The new slapstick sci-fi offering by French directorial royalty Jean-Pierre Jeunet is plagued by predictable innuendo Humans 2 March 2022 By Gregory Wakeman Romance can get complicated when you are locked in with a sex robot while the androids attack Bruno Calvo/Netflix Bigbug Jean-Pierre Jeunet Netflix JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET is widely regarded as one of the … Read more

Upcoming sci-fi TV shows for 2022

We’ve got the lowdown on all the upcoming sci-fi TV shows for 2022. You’ll definitely want to carve out time to watch for these!  But, where do we start? There’s the continued release of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase Four, Star Trek spin-offs abound, brand-new franchises emerging, and video game adaptations hitting our screens in … Read more

Best sci-fi movies of the 80s

Perm your hair and grab your Walkman as we rundown the best sci-fi movies of the 80s. The 80s are famous for so many things — the release of the first Macintosh computer, the rise of hip-hop and punk rock, big hair, and bold, bright fashion choices, but most importantly, we’re taking a look at … Read more

Climb aboard a haunted spaceship in S.A. Barnes’ new sci-fi horror novel ‘Dead Silence’ (exclusive)

There’s just something about abandoned, derelict spaceships drifting in outer space that makes our skin crawl in the best possible way.  Video games like “Dead Space” and Hollywood films such as “Event Horizon” have reinforced the popular “haunted house in space” horror hybrid theme to create an alluring sub-genre that spans across all arenas of … Read more