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Sci-Fi Scribe Rejects PC Groupthink Via New Anthology
2 weeks ago

Sci-Fi Scribe Rejects PC Groupthink Via New Anthology

“The X-Files” taught us “the truth is out there.”

Modern Social Justice Warriors updated that catchphrase – only our truths matter.

It’s why author Andrew Fox decided to take action. …
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Is ‘Captive State’ Flirting with The Resistance?
8 months ago

Is ‘Captive State’ Flirting with The Resistance?

There’s a method to marketing madness.

Movie advertisers target specific groups, fingers crossed they’ll score a bullseye.

Need an example of a killer movie marketing campaign?

Just recall the rollout …
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Critic Savages ‘Kin’ for Giving Teen Alien Gun
10 months ago

Critic Savages ‘Kin’ for Giving Teen Alien Gun

Entertainment Weekly gave this week’s new sci-fi release “Kin” a big, fat F.

Only the critic in question didn’t slam the film’s acting, pacing, script or other film essentials. Critic …
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HiT Movie Reviews: ‘Annihilation,’ ‘Game Night’
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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