We Are a Space People

If science fiction's aim is to estrange, does a Navajo rendering of the Star Wars universe make strange the strange? Can...
Lou Cornum
4 min read

Hollywood’s Digital Worlds Head Deeper Into the Uncanny Valley

Cinematic visual effects are currently in a Renaissance moment. But often this impressive technology is deployed not because it is narratively...
Morgan Leigh Davies
3 min read

When Space Films Are Just a Vehicle for Patriotism

Outer space has been a backdrop for Western man to define himself since Galileo, who claimed the Earth was of the...
Lou Cornum
4 min read

A Brief History of Ludicrous Sci-Fi Sports (and Their Chances of Becoming Reality)

From "The Prisoner" to "The Running Man," sci-fi writers can't help but try to invent weird new games.
Holly Gramazio & Sophie Sampson
8 min read