Archive for May, 2017

RJ Plant2 years ago
Digitize Yourself
Hello there! I’ve been meaning to bring you some fun new something or other, but my time and attention have been elsewhere. Also, I couldn’t really decide what I wanted to bring to your attention. The...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Interview with Paul Franklin, Director of 'The Escape'
What does an Academy Award winning visual effects specialist do at the culmination of 25 years of career successes and a prolific filmography? If you're the UK-born Paul J. Franklin, you set your cert...
History of Science Fiction Part III
At the dawn of the 1960s, the history of science fiction took a huge turn from its past. In two decades, the whole genre of sci-fi would change in ways that would alter mainstream perspectives of the ...
Outrun Stories2 years ago
Outrun Stories #24
“15 seconds and WE. ARE. GO,” Rhamshot shouts holding up a black gloved hand in the air, five fingers spread, until they are pulled in one by one and fuck, that single second before the explosion. Tha...
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David Gray2 years ago
The Wrong Man...
Few remember those times when a man’s word was his bond and even the rogue had honour enough when caught to own up to his deeds. No cowardly denials then; no weaselling whines from men wriggling like ...
Mo Darasi2 years ago
Immortal's Tale Chapter 4
Narration: Maximilian Johns lived his every day life like any other. He came home, he ate, he slept, and he went to the store. The works. After running into the gang on his way back, he arrived home c...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
"OMNI: The New Frontier" is Back
After 25 years off the airwaves, OMNI: The New Frontier is back and online for your digital viewing pleasure on Vimeo. For those growing up in the early 80s, this may trigger memories of nostalgia, of...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Best Horror Movies Based on Real Life and True Crime Stories
In actuality, this might be better titled, best true crime horror movies that I can actually stomach. Not that the ones dissected aren’t deserving and universally acknowledged. But the horror movies l...
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
Best Political Sci-Fi Movies
Science fiction is a genre that many people think of as apolitical in nature. It is, on a superficial level, about galaxies far, far away. It's supposed to be about human nature, technology, and how w...
Bethany Tiamat2 years ago
Greatest Unknown Science Fiction Writers from OMNI Magazine
The seminal science magazine OMNI was known for many things: its futurist articles, stunning artwork and famous fiction. Some of science fiction's greatest writers were published in OMNI's pages, incl...
Ray Shikinami2 years ago
Saddest Sci-Fi Movie Moments
When science fiction fans talk about their favorite films, more often than not the discussion always comes back to the saddest sci-fi movie moments. Who knows why? Maybe the sad scenes leave an impact...
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
Realistic Sci-Fi Dystopias
Sci-fi always has had an obsession with dystopian worlds. There's something about the genre that makes people ask what would happen if history took a "wrong turn," and the future turned out to be less...
History of Science Fiction Part II
At the start of the 20th century, the history of science fiction took a great turn thanks to the emergence of motion pictures and the proliferation of pulp magazines. It is thanks to these two enterta...
History of Science Fiction Part I
When chronicling the history of science fiction, you need to think about the history of sci-fi as it pertains to the history of mankind. Throughout its span, sci-fi asks where we are as a species, whe...
Eddie Wong2 years ago
Top Japanese Sci-Fi Films
Japanese cinema has become increasingly highly regarded by Western audiences, and that's for good reason. The top Japanese sci-fi films can put many of our cinematic masterpieces to shame, in both cin...
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
Worst Science Fiction Films Ever Made
There are some seriously good sci-fi movies that remain popular throughout the decades. They're iconic, thought-provoking masterpieces that make the entire film genre look amazing. That being said, ma...