Despite caricaturing (some) gun owners, Nick Mamatas' conspiracy-fueled science fiction novel avoids moralizing in favor of dark humor.
The latest attempt to adapt the novel comes as an HBO miniseries.
It's the strangest, most meta sequel of the year.
Neal Stephenson's Termination Shock Is a Glorious Sci-Fi Vision of How To Respond to Global Warming, One Geoengineering Problem at a Time
In Stephenson's near-future novel, innovation, not legislation, is the best response to a changing climate.
Marvel's latest superhero epic is a boring movie about boring people.
Just like the characters, this short-lived sci-fi show makes a mysterious return years later.
This is Denis Villeneuve's movie, but it's fully Frank Herbert's Dune.
Both literally and in terms of quality
In Zack Snyder's latest, zombies are a public health issue, much like COVID-19.
Too Close and The Underground Railroad provide wildly different experiences.
Oh look, two mismatched government agents investigating alien technology.
If you’re looking for a coherent, compelling version of Stephen King’s pandemic opus, keep on walking.
His angry insistence that "I'm the President of the United States!" is reminiscent of Joffrey's famous similar statement: "I am the King!"
A good teens-and-creatures movie, and a deep dive into a glorious fake cult
Sadly, he's far from the only one. If we want to "break the wheel" of poverty and housing shortages, we need to roll back zoning.
Amazon Prime Video's latest feature is a smartly made indie sci-fi film from an incredibly promising first-time director.
Transcending consciousness is presented as a consumer good in a sharp new Amazon Prime series.
This occasionally competent sci-fi action film is best enjoyed from the comfort of a couch.
HBO's adaptation of Philip Roth's novel is much more interesting when viewed on its own merits.
Isabel Fall is canceled. It's the science fiction world's loss.
The final film in the Disney-era trilogy is a pointless, abysmal letdown that won't fully satisfy anyone.
A range of libertarian-world approaches to the impending trial of Donald Trump