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Why are there anti-heroes in 90 percent of science fiction movies? Then again why are there anti-heroes in 99 percent of mainstream movies? Ours is essentially an unheroic age. It is an age hostile to grand gestures, sharp moral distinctions, and larger than life characters. It is not the age of Beowulfs or Gandalfs. Science fiction movies generally reflect that attitude. On every hero, you can find ten less-than-heroic characters. Or maybe there is something in…

The alien creature from the movie The Hidden was the first among parasitic alien species that I saw as a kid. Two things prevented me from screaming at the top of my lungs as I watched it coming out from the mouth of one man and crawling into the mouth of another: first I was at a friend’s place so I had to behave and second I cowardly covered my eyes so I didn’t see the whole…

I want to introduce myself and my Sci-Fi web series that’s currently in preproduction.I work in the VFX industry and have for the past 11 years. I’ve been involved with many great films and TV series over the years such as Ironman and Farscape. Now I feel its time to make something of my own that Sci-Fi lovers like myself can enjoy.Too Late the web series was spawn from an idea a mate and I had about a rain…

I’m Mathias Askeland, the producer of the upcoming sci-fi short Basilisk. Multiple HUGO-award winning author David Langford has given us permission to adapt his story BLIT into a short film! We are trying to get it funded via Kickstarter: The crew is a collection of enthusiastic people, who’s made a number of accomplished shorts together the last two years, among them several sci-fi shorts. Check out this showreel for proof: Me and the director, Nikolai Hamel, are…

SF genre is a beautiful treasure trove as it covers such a broad range of titillating science fiction movie themes. It makes my mouth water just to think of all those ideas and sub-genres waiting to be closely examined. Science Fiction Theater Here you can watch several episodes of the Science Fiction Theater, which aired between 1955 and 1957.By the way, this is George McFly’s (Back to the Future) favorite show. It was because of this show that he almost missed the…

Science fiction romance movies have melted the hearts of their viewers for decades despite rumors that these two genres don’t mix well. SF films are filled with beautiful love stories, big ones, and small ones, funny and tragic and many of them are wonderfully complex. Like life itself.  They aren’t limited by time or place or imagination as they explore a human capacity for love. With them, you always get something more, and, surely, the SF genre…

When you consider movies about people caught in time loops, science fiction 12:01 probably isn’t a film that pops immediately into your mind. However, this little known 90’s television movie has lots to recommend it. It is interesting, funny, romantic, and hugely entertaining. Review by WasaFebruary 14, 2013 Director: Jack Sholder Screenplay:short story: Richard Lupofftelevision story: Jonathan Heapteleplay: Philip Morton Cast:Jonathan Silverman as Barry ThomasHelen Slater as Lisa FredericksJeremy Piven as Howard RichterNicolas Surovy as Robert DenkMartin…

SF drama When Time Becomes a Woman is an award-winning film debut of Jordanian director Ahmad Alyaseer. The author and his crew chose an interesting approach to make a science fiction movie on a low budget. At its heart, it is a thoughtful and tragic plot narrated in a minimalistic style. Review by WasaFebruary 24, 2013 Director: Ahmad AlyaseerScreenplay:Ahmad Alyaseer and Rana Alyaseer Cast:Najwan Baqaeen as The WomanZaid Baqaeen as ZadReleased: 2012The Woman: “Everyone shapes reality according to their own wishes.…

We invite you to read an interview with up-and-coming director Ahmad Alyaseer. His film debut When Time Becomes a Woman released in 2012 has the honor of being the first Jordanian science fiction movie and, among others, it received an Award for Best Cinematography at Pollygrind Film Festival and at California Film Awards the film received Gold Award in category Narrative Film Competition. We asked Ahmad to answer a few questions about his filmmaking experience of When Time…

I’m Drew Hall the director of the independent science-fiction thriller “The Phoenix Rises” and here’s a brief synopsis of the film… The Phoenix Rises is a simple story with a very enriched science faction undertone. In essence, it deals with 4 characters seeking individual redemption. Tom has committed his entire life to the military. He is a proud and talented warrior, but his heart yearns for something more. He’s hurt people both in his service and personal life – he seeks a redemptive…