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Science Fiction

Godzilla: Facts And Trivia About The King Of All Kaiju

November 3, 2020

In 1954, Godzilla first walked out of the Pacific Ocean to attack Japan and this big, bad kaiju hasn't stopped since. Sure, Godzilla has changed over the years -...

'Alien:' Slasher Horror And The 'Final Girl' Ripley -- ...

October 30, 2020

There's a moment during the climax of Alien (1979) that cements its status in the hierarchy of horror. Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), the final member of t...

Barbarella, Jane Fonda's Horny Sci-Fi Sex Kitten: Facts...

October 11, 2020

The 1968 film Barbarella gives us Jane Fonda at the peak of her sex-kitten phase. A pleasure-seeking, galaxy-hopping adventurer, the titular heroine came to ...

Why Star Trek? Kirk, Spock, Bones, Uhura & Sulu's Endle...

September 8, 2020

Whether you're a Trekkie, Trekker, or just along for the ride with the crew of the USS Enterprise, Gene Roddenberry's vision of a harmonious future has made ...

Maren Jensen Then And Now: Battlestar Galactica's Lieut...

March 16, 2020

Maren Jensen and Lorne Greene on 'Battlestar Galactica,' 1978. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty...

Remember Frank Sinatra's Weird Science Fiction Record?

August 10, 2019

In 1980, Frank Sinatra released Trilogy: Past Present Future, a triple album that got weird.  On the third LP, "The Future," Sinatra took us on a nutty trip arou...

11 Forgotten Sci-Fi Films From The 1970s: 'THX-1138,' '...

July 23, 2019

After the independent film revolution of the late ‘60s it was easier than ever to film a movie and find distribution. Coupled with advances in special effect...

Erin Gray: 'Buck Rogers's Col. Wilma Deering, Then And ...

June 5, 2019

Left: Erin Gray on an episode of 'Love Boat' from 1980. Right: Gray as Colonel Wilma Deering on 'Buck Rogers In The 25th Century.' Sources: Photo by ABC Photo A...

Robby The Robot: The Sci-Fi Prop Who Thinks He's An Act...

May 23, 2019

Left: Peter Falk as Columbo and Robby the Robot in a guest-starring role on a 1974 episode of 'Columbo.' Right: Robby in a colorized lobby card for 'Forbidden P...

Spandex History: How It Became The Fabric Of Our '80s L...

February 21, 2019

Model Christie Brinkley in a pink spandex unitard and leg warmers, 1982. Source: Bettmann/Getty While we're all aware of the look of the wonder fabric known a...

The Futuro House's Spaceship Chic: A Sci-Fi Pad Of One'...

February 20, 2019

A Futuro II photographed on the grounds of the Philadelphia International Airport in 1970. Source: Bettmann/Getty Images) This bulbous round structure is not ...

The Legacy Of '2001:' How Stanley Kubrick's Masterpiece...

December 14, 2017

Actors Keir Dullea & Gary Lockwood in publicity still from motion picture 2001: A Space Odyssey. (Photo by Dmitri Kessel/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Image...