Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks
The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
How the Devs Behind 'Sable' Found Inspiration in the Enigmatic
Beyond every mysterious horizon is research, writing, and careful planning.
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
The Department of Suicide
In a white concrete cell, a doctor from the DoS sat across a plastic table and questioned Catherine Gabriel as to why she had chosen misery over standard-issue happiness.
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.
Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' Is Wonderful and Weird
The adaptation of the comic written by Gerard Way is "a ten hour movie," inspired, in part, by Wes Anderson.
Browsing Black History
Afrofuturism: The Radical Genre Imagining a Future for Black People
Afrofuturism imagines alternative possibilities for Black people through works grounded in the harsh realities of present day. Could their creations help inspire better real-world futures?
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.
The Year in Telling Stories About the Future
The Best Thing on TV This Year Was: 'The Expanse'
It's been called the sci fi 'Game of Thrones,' and 'Fight or Flight' showed us how hard the show's heroines go to protect their planet.
A strange trek through a future whose fate depends on whether humans can coexist with intelligent, de-extincted mammoths.
Andrew Dana Hudson
LeVar Burton Has a Message for Nonreaders Like Donald Trump
We talked to the famed 'Star Trek' actor about his past, present, and future.