The series recaptures one of the greatest virtues of science fiction long gone missing in other genres: a strong, self-sacrificing, masculine hero.
Syfy’s ‘The Magicians’ is an art project in the form of a television show, something we haven’t seen since ‘Twin Peaks.’
Andrew Heaton joins the Federalist Radio Hour to recap 2018, and make predictions for what this year’s political and cultural conversations will hold.
‘Bandersnatch’ is a breakthrough experiment in audience interactivity, and driving Internet obsessives to geek out over its endless potential story permutations.
Fantasy film wizard Peter Jackson co-wrote the screenplay of this dazzling mishmash of a movie, but don’t expect another epic for the ages here.
Galactica is literally and figuratively falling apart, while humanity struggles with Cylon integration.
Gaeta and Zarek lead a coup against Roslin and Adama over the proposed alliance with Cylons, plus a host of vendettas.
Which foundational ideas, assumptions, and seemingly-semantic debates mold how we interpret our world in relation to science and faith?
Season Four’s first half climaxes with a battle, a high-stakes stand-off, and a brutal plot twist.
Humans and rebel Cylons form an alliance to find Earth, but events immediately conspire to destroy it.
Starbuck survives a mutiny, allies with Cylons, and receives a prophecy affecting humans and Cylons alike.
The Cylons plunge into civil war while Tyrol, Tigh, and Tory process the revelation they too are Cylons, with a fatal consequence.
Season Four begins in a space battle between humans and Cylons, but the real drama comes from conflicts of faith within both camps.
As the series approaches the Season Three finale, Starbuck and Apollo take dramatic turns.
Tim Powers’ latest novel, ‘Alternate Routes,’ is both a thrilling mash-up of science fiction, fantasy, and horror and a work of startling moral sophistication.
It becomes one of DS9’s strengths as a show that the writers take this joke of an enemy species and convert the Ferengi into an interesting people with history and culture of their own.
When ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ was on TV, almost the only Emmys that ever went their way, despite the good acting and writing, were for makeup.
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