The Hunger Games

The Spontaneous Spectacle of STAR WARS

The Spontaneous Spectacle of STAR WARS

Back in the day, we waited in line because we had to. That was the only way to see the show. By contrast, a month before its release, THE FORCE AWAKENS had already surpassed $50 million in advanced ticket sales, breaking the overall record previously held by THE HUNGER GAMES more than eight times over.

Science Fiction as a Social Juggernaut and What’s Finally Stopped It

Science Fiction as a Social Juggernaut and What’s Finally Stopped It

It seems we have hit a point of rigidity. We can’t make anything new or original without having it soaked in blood and gore. We certainly can’t make anything original AND with a diverse cast because the internet is still too young for it. So we must look back to “better days” where there was just not enough POC to make white people uncomfortable but give the industry a reason to say, “hey, look, you guys get roles too.” 

2015: The Year in SciFi

2015: The Year in SciFi

Now that I’ve seen The Martian, I can get down to my top 15 SciFi films, films for you to add to your own must-see checklists.  I should mention these are films that received their theatrical or VOD/home video release in 2015.

The 20 Best Post-Apocalyptic Films

The 20 Best Post-Apocalyptic Films

I love post-apocalyptic stories because they bring out the best (and worst) aspects of the human character.  Our screening has gotten me to think about other great post-apocalyptic films, so I present my own (admittedly biased) list of the top twenty post-apocalyptic films and television series of all time.