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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Annihilation,’ ‘Game Night’
5 months ago

HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Annihilation,’ ‘Game Night’

One of two problems sink your average science fiction film.

The big reveal is a big ol’ bust, or genre formula kicks in and won’t let go. Neither happens with the …
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Why ‘Blade Runner: Final Cut’ Hasn’t Aged a Minute
10 months ago

Why ‘Blade Runner: Final Cut’ Hasn’t Aged a Minute

There’s always a moment when you spot a film classic’s age spots.

It could be a dated reference, a character who would never be written that way now or a …
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14 Super Cool ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ Facts
11 months ago

14 Super Cool ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ Facts

Talk about a sci-fi mismatch.

Old chums George Lucas and Steven Spielberg released genre-bending space sagas 40 years ago. Lucas scored a TKO, redefining both science fiction and merchandising forever, …
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Why the Female ‘Doctor Who’ Casting Could Fail
12 months ago

Why the Female ‘Doctor Who’ Casting Could Fail

News that Jodie Whittaker landed the lead role in the BBC’s “Doctor Who” sent right wing groups and Social Justice Warriors into a frenzy.

Some insist the good Doctor should …
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The One Thing That Makes ‘Species’ Franchise Unique
1 year ago

The One Thing That Makes ‘Species’ Franchise Unique

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Science Fiction has always delved into the lure of sex, either as subtext or as a central theme.

For a genre that famously explores the human experience, pushing the boundaries …
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Author Sarah Hoyt Has Time for Fans, Not Victimhood
1 year ago

Author Sarah Hoyt Has Time for Fans, Not Victimhood

Author Sarah A. Hoyt’s otherworldly heroine may be the baddest mother in science fiction.

Saving the day is one thing. Doing it with a newborn child in your care? That’s …
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How ‘Arrival’ Got Parenting, and Grief, Right
1 year ago

How ‘Arrival’ Got Parenting, and Grief, Right

It wasn’t “Arrival’s” impressive cinematography or audio that captured my attention. As a parent – and a bereaved mom – I was captivated for a different reason.

I have three …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Space Between Us,’ ‘The Comedian’
1 year ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Space Between Us,’ ‘The Comedian’

It’s your typical Mars boy meets girl story.

A lad who has never left the red planet suddenly come to earth to meet a beautiful girl. “The Space Between Us” …
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HiT Podcast No. 7 – Burkely Duffield
2 years ago

HiT Podcast No. 7 – Burkely Duffield

Burkely Duffield is no stranger to the Comic Con scene.

The Canadian actor previously appeared in both “Warcraft” and “Masters of Science Fiction.” His latest gig should take him to a …
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Why ‘Beyond’ Is Perfect Sci-Fi for Today’s Teens
2 years ago

Why ‘Beyond’ Is Perfect Sci-Fi for Today’s Teens

By  •  Reviews, TV

The Freeform Network is still finding its programming identity since it changed from being ABC Family a year ago. 

Disney seems to have made the shift to make it part …
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