Sci-Fi

Games Features

How the Devs Behind 'Sable' Found Inspiration in the Enigmatic

Beyond every mysterious horizon is research, writing, and careful planning.
Darran Anderson
5.7.19
Postscript

Before the Labyrinthine Lore of 'Dark Souls,' There Was Gene Wolfe

The author of 'The Book of the New Sun' was a master of creating playful and ambiguous lore.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.19.19
Opinion

What Western Media Got Wrong About China’s Blockbuster ‘The Wandering Earth’

‘The Wandering Earth’ offered an important perspective on climate change and capitalism, but the West’s reviews of the movie are distracted by a techno-Orientalist fear of China.
Muqing M. Zhang
4.2.19
tv

'Farscape' Was Feminist Sci-Fi Before It Was Cool

Twenty years on, the space serial still holds up thanks to its cast of complex, flawed, interesting female characters and its intelligent approach to gender politics.
Danielle Riendeau
3.29.19
Objects in Space

'Objects in Space' Knows the Future Sucks, But Makes the Best of It

The final frontier may not be the most exciting place. But that's ok.
Danielle Riendeau
3.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Robert Pattinson and André 3000's New Space Thriller Looks Completely Bonkers

A24's 'High Life,' directed by Claire Denis, hits theaters this spring.
River Donaghey
1.16.19
NETFLIX

These Are the 30 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies on Netflix

Beyond 'Avengers: Infinity War,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,' 'Black Panther,' and 'Thor: Ragnarok,' there are a couple dozen great nerd films in the streaming giant's archive.
Beckett Mufson
1.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jordan Peele's 'Twisted' New Sci-Fi Show 'Weird City' Looks Completely Bonkers

The trailer features everyone from Rosario Dawson to Michael Cera to LeVar Burton shooting up a giant tube.
River Donaghey
1.10.19
Culture

You’re Going to Want to Watch 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' a Bunch of Times

Netflix’s foray into 'choose your own adventure' television is very meta.
Noel Ransome
12.28.18
Terraform

The Year in Telling Stories About the Future

Terraform, 2018.
Brian Merchant
12.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The World Is Fully Ending in the New ‘Men in Black: International’ Trailer

Luckily for humanity, Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth are packing serious heat.
Beckett Mufson
12.20.18
Culture

George R.R. Martin's 'Nightflyers' Is an Imaginative, Brutal Gorefest

'Game of Thrones' fans will feel right at home in Syfy's bloody psychological horror show.
Beckett Mufson
11.30.18
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