Science fiction

SF news and reviews including time travel, robots, parallel universes, alternate universes, extraterrestrial life and fantastic futures.

Blade Runner 2049 in virtual reality

The sequel to Ridley Scott’s science fiction masterpiece Blade Runner, starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford, has been titled Blade Runner 2049 and will be released 6 October 2017. The news comes…

Why science fiction authors can’t win

Science fiction authors have long been outcasts from the literary world, in some cases critics using the worst examples of the genre as ammunition against it. Unfortunately though, at times…

Incorporated from SyFy

Incorporated is a new 13-part dystopian series from executive producers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, created by the US SyFy channel. While producing, there’s no sign either are taking on acting…

Best science fiction novels

If you’re a new (or avid) reader of science fiction and fantasy, the list of novels that have won Hugo and Nebula awards is an essential resource to guide your…

Arrival is great news for Blade Runner sequel

Intelligent science fiction is rare. Big budget, poorly plotted pulp like Transformers, Independence Day: Resurgence and Superman VS Batman are unfortunately the rule rather than the exception. Arrival, fortunately, sounds…

New Lost in space series by Netflix 2018

Netflix has announced a Lost in Space remake for a ten-episode run in 2018. According to a press release, the show will follow the original version closely, focusing on the Robinson family…

Neal Stephenson reading guide

US science fiction writer Neal Stephenson is perhaps best known for his outstanding novel Cryptonomicon, an epic science fiction tale that switches between Allied codebreakers working at Bletchley Park during…