Surprisingly, science fiction frequently confronts readers and viewers with questions about the nature of humanity and the existence of God.
Extant may end up asking what remains of us as a culture when we come to rely too heavily on technology, and when we begin to develop technology that is self-aware and intelligent enough to become manipulating, conniving, and sinister.
“Asylum of the Daleks” was a fascinating insight into how Moffat views women. Or it would have been, if Moffat hadn’t made the point a thousand times already.
With its nuanced depictions of politics, spirituality, diversity and solidarity, its rich characterisations and inspiration from ‘Eastern’, Avatar: TLAB presents a vision for an alternative I didn’t know I was looking for.
You know you’re in trouble when you start to root for the stake.
Prometheus is Scott’s 2001–the philosophical quest for the meaning of life. Rather than just a prequel or reboot of the Alien franchise, Prometheus is far more arresting when read as a voyage of discovery into the frail mortality of a rich and powerful filmmaker like Scott.
There’s nothing to make Alcatraz stand out so far from among other offerings in the field.
Doctor Who fans are not likely to be disappointed by “The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe”
The new season premiere of The Walking Dead felt like a faded imitation of the more cinematic first season.
Embassytown is unabashedly an intellectual exercise, bursting with ideas.