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Preposterous sci-fi Chaos Walking lives up to its title, if not potential
Daisy Ridley can’t stop hearing Tom Holland’s thoughts in occasionally entertaining pic.
Synchronic’s time travel drugs bring a novel approach to the genre
At its best, the film makes great use of Anthony Mackie’s effortless charisma.
Possessor’s scary, surreal sci-fi deserves instant cult status – if you can handle it
The best sci-fi to hit screens in years shows, just like his dad, Cronenberg jr. has a gift for body horror.
We love what The Mandalorian season 2 is bringing to the Star Wars universe
Dominic Corry checks in on everybody’s favourite masked-up man of mystery. Yes, this means some spoilers.
An investigation: Does Christopher Nolan really ban chairs on his film sets?
Nolan’s alleged ‘no chair rule’ has been called “ableist and a labor violation”, but it may all be a misunderstanding.
The Vast of Night’s engrossing enigma gives way to over-familiarity
1950s-set sci-fi sees a pair discover a strange radio frequency.
Alex Garland’s sci-fi films guarantee our interest in his new show Devs
From Dredd to Ex Machina and Annihilation, the man’s a master.
James Cameron shares a set photo from the first of four Avatar sequels
Nearly a decade after the first movie’s release, Avatar 2 is still shooting.
It’s November 2019 – what did Blade Runner get right about the present day?
The 1982 sci-fi classic correctly predicted virtual assistants and video calling
Why we’re so excited to see sci-fi High Life at NZIFF
We’ve been waiting for this space oddity for ages.
Tense sci-fi thriller I Am Mother is a notch above most straight-to-Netflix fare
There’s plenty to recommend in this increasingly paranoid sci-fi three-hander.
New to Netflix, Prospect is an above-average sci-fi Western gem
A lot more to offer than just being an exercise in trope regurgitation.
On its 30th birthday, John Carpenter’s cult classic They Live is more relevant and compelling than ever
It’s time to revisit John Carpenter’s prophecy of a world clogged by signals and stimulus.
Ain’t got time to bleed: the Predator movies ranked from best to worst
Over the course of one weekend, we watched all six Predator movies to determine which are the best and worst.