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The best science fiction movies from every decade.

Zach Foster3 years ago
'Rogue One,' Take Two for 'Star Wars'
***This article contains major spoilers. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, this is your only warning.*** Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a movie that gets it right! For the first time in more years t...
Cory Gross3 years ago
Scientific Romances in the Atomic Age
The resolution to the War in the Pacific in 1945 threw a wholly new anxiety onto the shoulders of the world: the heretofore impossible spectre of actual global annihilation. The atomic bombings of Hir...
Matt Cates3 years ago
OMNI's Early Review of Star Wars Rogue One
Of all the things Turkey is known for, early theatrical releases of international blockbusters isn't one. And yet--Turkey debuted Rogue One on December 14th, 2016...two days ahead of the U.S. release ...
Omar Attia3 years ago
The Mechanism
A sci-fi screenplay
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
Interview with 'Floaters' Creator Jeremy Solterbeck
Space: the Final Frontier. Or... is it? While space travel has consistently been depicted in science fiction and popular culture as an exclusivity attainable by elite scientists, engineers, and air fo...
Ed Venables3 years ago
Mental Time Travel: Is the Plot of Arrival Coherent?
Time travel is a bit of a trope in sci fi. The device has been used in literature since ancient times, with Hindu mythology portraying people going far into the future. This kind of travel isn’t logic...
Cory Gross3 years ago
The Mightiest Motion Picture of Them All
After several years of production, design and location shooting, Walt Disney released his first Hollywood produced live-action motion picture in 1954. If the advertising was to be believed, it was in ...
Matt Cates3 years ago
Star Wars 'Things I Have a Bad Feeling About' 
Star Wars is choke-full of absolutely astounding coincidences, which in the real world we can attribute to the scriptwriters wanting to move the story along. I get that... But in the Star Wars world—I...
9 Films You Should Watch if You Want to Work for Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos
We are going to Mars and the Hilton Hotel is not going to build itself. There is a spacesuit with your name on it.
Sarah Quinn3 years ago
'Star Trek' DIY Gifts You Can Definitely Make
If you love Star Trek, you’ve probably made something for yourself at some point that was too difficult to find or too expensive to purchase, like a Starfleet Academy costume or a phaser for your cosp...
Will Stape3 years ago
Resistance Is Futile: Hollywood Bionics, Borg & RoboCops Inspire Pop Culture Cyborg Tech Meld 
“I am Locutus of Borg. Resistance is futile. Your life, as it has been is over. From this time forward, you will service - us.” Locutus of Borg - Star Trek: The Next Generation from ‘Best of Both Worl...
Will Stape3 years ago
Queens Of Naughty: Sci-Fi’s Sexiest Bad Girls
“Brave words. I've heard them before, from thousands of species across thousands of worlds, since long before you were created. But, now... they are all Borg.” The Borg Queen to Data, Star Trek: First...
Frank White3 years ago
History of Computer Villains
You've broken into the memory banks of a computer game company. "Global Thermonuclear War" is the game you're playing. At your next command, the Russians will annihilate the United States. But wait. s...
Matt Cates3 years ago
5 Science Fiction Heroes Who Hate Science
What's a hero supposed to do when they are written into a story they don't seem to want to even be in? When they're rudely stuffed into a space ship and launched to Alpha Centauri...but they really on...
Frank White3 years ago
Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movies of 2016  
Deciding on the best sci-fi movies of 2016, with the exception of a few original films, was more about our favorite franchises than actual sci-fi qualifications. While Star Trek Beyond did not break a...
Will Stape3 years ago
Computer, Obey Me! Hollywood’s Best Sci-Fi Computer & Robot Voices 
“I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I'm afraid. Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HA...
Sarah Quinn3 years ago
Sci-Fi's Obsession with the American West
I was once in Big Bend National Park and thought I’d stepped onto another planet. If you’ve had the misfortune never to have visited, it’s a mostly parched desert wonderland with the strangest flowers...
Will Stape3 years ago
Robby The Robot - Science Fiction’s Role Model Robot 
“If you do not speak English I am at your disposal with 187 other languages along with their various dialects and sub-tongues.” - Robby, The Robot - ‘Forbidden Planet’ (1956) “EV-9D9: How many languag...