Science Fiction

Kang and Kodos, The Simpsons

‘The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror: Kang & Kodos’ Greatest Hits!

Don’t blame me! I voted for Kodos!

GOOSEBUMPS, author R.L. Stine, 'The Haunted Mask', (Season 1, episodes 101 and 102, aired October 27, 1995), backstage, 1995-1998

‘Goosebumps’ Reboot Arrives on Disney+ and Hulu (Plus the Best Nostalgic Episodes from the Original!)

R.L. Stine fans can rejoice, because Disney+ and Hulu have just released the first season of the spooky kid-friendly series ‘Goosebumps,’ based on the popular 1990s book series.

a picture from the 1968 sci-fi/horror movie

Which Classic Creature Feature Had the Catchiest Theme Song?

The Blob, The Tingler or The Green Slime — when it comes to old-school monster movie title tunes, who ya got?


Ack Ack: Netflix’s ‘Encounters’ Success Brings Aliens Back Into Spotlight

Aliens attack in this list of some of the best shows and movies featuring various iterations of their existence.

THE OUTER LIMITS, 'The Zanti Misfits', (Season 1, aired December 30, 1963), 1963-65.

There is Nothing Wrong With Your Televison Set: ‘The Outer Limits’ Turns 60!

Premiering on September 16th, 1963 we look back at the best creatures. Remember the one that crawled out of the woodwork?

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Paramount+ Announces Its Fourth Annual ‘Star Trek’ Day

On Sept. 8, 2023 — the 57th anniversary of ‘Star Trek: The Original Series’ and the 50th anniversary of ‘Star Trek: The Animated Series’ — Paramount is taking a day to celebrate the legacy of this iconic sci-fi franchise launched by Gene Roddenberry.

5 Weird Sci-Fi Music Videos From 1984

5 Unnecessarily Weird Sci-Fi Music Videos From 1984

In 1984, music labels were pushing high-concept sci-fi music videos. The results were hilarious.

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

Kurt Russell Faces Godzilla in Apple TV+ Series ‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ – See First Photos

Spanning three generations, this dramatic saga reveals buried secrets and the ways epic, earth-shattering events impact our lives.

photo from the 1988 movie

‘They Live’ & ‘Christine’ Will Be Back in Theaters for Their Anniversaries

The two John Carpenter ’80s classics are respectively celebrating their 35th and 40th anniversaries in 2023, and each will have a two-day theatrical re-release in September.

Westworld Promo Art

Yul Brynner at His Vilest & More ‘Westworld’ Facts for the 50th Anniversary

Boy, have we got a vacation for you!

scene from the 1993 movie

Welcome Back to ‘Jurassic Park’ in a Theatrical Re-Release

Steven Spielberg’s classic 1993 dinosaur blockbuster is getting a limited 30th anniversary re-release at RealD 3D theaters across the U.S. and Canada in late August 2023.

Japanese poster art for the 1968 movie

‘Destroy All Monsters’: Revisiting Toho’s 1968 Kaiju Crossover Masterpiece

Look back at the characters and themes from the Tohoverse that led to the classic, 11-monster team-up event.

Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story

Donald Glover & Brother Stephen to Write ‘Star Wars’ TV Series

The pair will bring Lando Calrissian to the small screen.

poster art for the Netflix series

A Gamera Anime Series Is Coming This Fall to Netflix

The beloved giant, flying, fire-breathing prehistoric turtle battles five of his memorable foes — Gyaos, Jiger, Zigra, Guiron and Viras — in the six-episode Gamera: Rebirth.

special effects image of a great white shark from the 1983 movie

The ‘Jaws’ Franchise Jumped the Shark With ‘Jaws 3-D’

Released to theaters in 1983 and capitalizing on the early ’80s revival of 3-D movies, this second ‘Jaws’ sequel is pretty ridiculous in 2-D, too (and still not the worst entry in the franchise).

image from the 1984 movie

Remembering ‘Dreamscape’ — 1984’s Other Great Nightmare-Based Movie

Released three months before the original ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street,’ the more underrated and equally terrific ‘Dreamscape’ also has some memorably nightmarish scenes.

image from the 1999/2000 movie

Pluto TV Now Has a 24-Hour Godzilla Channel

Over 30 films are featured on the channel, spanning 50 years of Godzilla’s movie career from the very beginning, 1954’s Gojira, to 2004’s Godzilla: Final Wars. Also included are fan-favorite titles that have largely been unavailable for U.S. audiences to stream or purchase for awhile, like Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989).

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‘Twilight Zone: The Movie’ Moments That Are Still Creepy 40 Years Later

A monstrous rabbit in the hat, a mouthless sister, a gremlin on the wing of the plane and more from the 1983 anthology movie that also inspired me to watch Rod Serling’s classic series for the first time.

black-and-white still image from the 1953 monster movie

‘The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms’: The First Giant Monster Movie of the Atomic Age

The legendary creature feature starring Ray Harryhausen’s brilliantly animated ‘Rhedosaurus’ became an inspiration of other subsequent classics of the genre, including Them! and Godzilla.

THE TWILIGHT ZONE, logo, 1959-64

You’re About to Enter ‘The Twilight Zone’

Celebrate the weird and unexplainable on National ‘Twilight Zone’ Day.

scene from the black-and-white 1954 sci-fi movie

‘Them!’ Was the First & Best of the ’50s ‘Big Bug’ Movies

This classic about desert ants turned into giant monsters by A-bomb testing is a cut above the other ‘big bug’ creature features that followed, in both its atmosphere and execution.

(l-r): Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in a posed publicity still from 1983's

‘Return of the Jedi’ Is Getting a Limited 40th-Anniversary Theatrical Release

The third installment in the original Star Wars trilogy was originally released May 25, 1983, and can be seen on the big screen again starting in late April 2023.

Star Trek: First Contact

Celebrate ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ First Contact Day

‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ has a brand new 4K Collection to make your First Contact Day pop in your home.

Planet of the Apes 2001 a Space Odyssey

‘Planet of the Apes’ & ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Landed 55 Years Ago

Sci-fi classics ‘Planet of the Apes’ and ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ were both released on April 3, 1968. How do the films hold up 55 years later?

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and Other Sci-Fi Films on TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar

The March 10 evening lineup also features Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), The Time Machine (1960), Destination Moon (1950) and Forbidden Planet (1956).