When science fiction is at its best it has heart. Movies as diverse as Alien and Bladerunner share this quality, as do the best of the best from blockbusters to indie art-house features. This is the case with Robot Stories, a compilation of four short films with a unifying dual theme: robots and souls.
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This week’s SFSN Face book Poll. We are in love with Boston Comic Con. Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham. Once More With Feeling, the most musical episode of Buffy turns 10. Godzilla. again. Marvel’s ALIAS coming to TV. SyFy will begin airing Lost Girl in January. Ridley Scott’s Bladerunner sequel is starting up and he discusses […]
This week’s SFSN Facebook Poll – Name your favorite evil robot. The Walking Dead, Season begins with 2 record ratings. American Horror Story Scarlett Johansson’s catsuit and other Marvel(s) for sale. Michael Bay says no to Transformers 4. BSG – The Movie to be written by John Orloff. Joss Whedon and Warren Ellis together for […]
I thought I’d write a somewhat more speculative article this week (with more potential for controversy, I suppose) about one of my favorite authors–Isaac Asimov. In particular, I’d like to look at whether the good Doctor might have gone one step beyond his acknowledged battle against the “Frankenstein Complex” in some of his writings. Asimov’s […]
The future is here, and it’s troubling me down in my nethers. Japanese robots are serving ice cream!! This is exactly the sort of thing I used to dream that the future would hold, but now that I see it… I realize it was a nightmare. The music doesn’t help one bit.