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Netflix unites Babylon 5 and The Matrix creators for new homegrown sci-fi series, Sense8

Netflix unites Babylon 5 and The Matrix creators for new homegrown sci-fi series, Sense8

By 27 March 2013

Netflix is expanding its catalogue of all-original content by commissioning a science-fiction series created by The Warchowski brothers (The Matrix, Cloud Atlas) and J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5 and renowned comic book writer). Scheduled to hit the... >>

Google doodle celebrates Stanistaw Lem's first sci-fi novel with elaborate game

Google doodle celebrates Stanistaw Lem's first sci-fi novel with elaborate game

By 23 November 2011

In what must be the most elaborate Google doodle since the logo became a game of Pacman, the search engine giant has created an interactive puzzle game with stunning line animation. The doodle celebrates the work of Polish sci-fi author Stanistaw Lem... >>

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) - Blu-ray
4 out of 5

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) - Blu-ray

By 24 April 2009

To coincide with the release of the Keanu Reeves' 2008 remake hitting the shelves, 20th Century Fox have rolled out the original 1951 version of the Sci-Fi masterpiece. But should you bother with this black and white offering? We get watching to find... >>

Eragon - DVD
1 out of 5

Eragon - DVD

By 19 April 2007

Eragon is a lifeless fantasy adventure based on 15-year-old Christopher Paolini’s phenomenally successful novel, the first book in his epic “Inheritance Trilogy”. Newcomer Ed Speleers plays the titular character, a young farm boy from the mystical... >>

A Scanner Darkly - DVD
3 out of 5

A Scanner Darkly - DVD

By 5 February 2007

A Scanner Darkly is a faithful adaptation of visionary author / drug-hound Philip K. Dick’s 1977 novel of the same name. The year is 2013 and the US government has finally lost its war on drugs, with 20% of the population now addicted to “Substance... >>

Children of Men - DVD
3.5 out of 5

Children of Men - DVD

By 16 January 2007

Last seen directing the big-screen adaptation of J. K. Rowling’s “Prisoner of Azkaban”, Mexican Alfonso Cuaron now turns his attention to P. D. James’ dystopian sci-fi thriller (a marked change of direction from her usual crime fiction) “Children... >>

Ultraviolet - DVD
0.5 out of 5

Ultraviolet - DVD

By 15 November 2006

It is the end of the 21st century and human society has been decimated by a biological warfare experiment gone wrong. Instead of creating a race of genetically-engineered super soldiers, a vampire-like sub-species with enhanced physical abilities called... >>

X-Men: The Last Stand - DVD
3.5 out of 5

X-Men: The Last Stand - DVD

By 6 October 2006

The conclusion to Marvel’s hugely successful comic book trilogy (although a Wolverine spin-off is also in the offing) sees Magneto (McKellen) waging war on humanity after a government lab develops a so-called “cure” to the mutant gene. Meanwhile,... >>

V For Vendetta - DVD
1 out of 5

V For Vendetta - DVD

By 2 August 2006

Adapted by the Wachowski brothers (creators of "The Matrix") from Alan Moore's 1988 graphic novel, V For Vendetta is a piece of dystopian science fiction set in London in the not-too-distant future. V (Hugo Weaving) is a mysterious masked avenger fed... >>


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