Science fiction TV

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
The Other Valley by Scott Alexander Howard; A View from the Stars by Cixin Liu; Flowers from the Void by Gianni Washington; The Dark Side of the Sky by Francesco Dimitri; The Hungry Dark by Jen Williams; To the Stars and Back by various writers

Lisa Tuttle

10, May, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Dark Matter review – Joel Edgerton abducts himself in fun multiverse thriller
It’s a fascinating premise – a physics genius creates a way to go to a parallel universe and switch places with his less successful self. If only this series weren’t about five universes too long

Lucy Mangan

08, May, 2024 @5:00 AM

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Minority Report review – futuristic fugitive thriller is criminally undercooked
Max Webster and David Haig’s ambitious female-led stage version of the sci-fi thriller is overwhelmed by its own optics

Arifa Akbar

30, Apr, 2024 @12:08 PM

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
Calypso by Oliver K Langmead; Someone You Can Build a Nest In by John Wiswell; The Familiar by Leigh Bardugo; The Underhistory by Kaaron Warren; The Universe Delivers the Enemy You Need by Adam Marek

Lisa Tuttle

12, Apr, 2024 @11:00 AM

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Vernor Vinge obituary
Sci-fi author and computer scientist who coined the term ‘the Singularity’ to describe the rapid acceleration of AI

Steve Holland

29, Mar, 2024 @5:41 PM

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Liu Cixin: ‘I’m often asked – there’s science fiction in China?’
Author of sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem – newly serialised by Netflix – on ‘the greatest uncertainty facing humanity’ and how finding a secret copy of a Jules Verne novel inspired his career

David Barnett

28, Mar, 2024 @11:03 AM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
The Mars House by Natasha Pulley; Annie Bot by Sierra Greer; The Warm Hands of Ghosts by Katherine Arden; Jumpnauts by Hao Jingfang; Alien Clay by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Lisa Tuttle

08, Mar, 2024 @12:00 PM

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‘Completely unfilmable’: the Dune universe is about to get weird
While Dune: Part Two might currently be the world’s favourite movie, Frank Herbert’s books hint at stranger things on the horizon …

Ben Child

07, Mar, 2024 @7:34 PM

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Dune v Dune: do Denis Villeneuve’s films stay true to the book?
As the second part of Villeneuve’s big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi novel hits cinemas, we explore what the Dune movies get right – and wrong

Tom Huddleston

28, Feb, 2024 @10:48 AM

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Authors ‘excluded from Hugo awards over China concerns’
Leaked emails reveal organisers of leading science fiction and fantasy awards flagged works of a ‘sensitive political nature’

Amy Hawkins

15, Feb, 2024 @6:16 PM

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Jonathan Abernathy You Are Kind by Molly McGhee review – sleeping on the job
A dream auditor sweeps up workers’ nightmares so as to maximise profits in a world not so different from our own

James Smart

14, Feb, 2024 @9:00 AM

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The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup
The Book of Doors by Gareth Brown; Shigidi and the Brass Head of Obalufon by Wole Talabi; Red Side Story by Jasper Fforde; Past Crimes by Jason Pinter; The City of Stardust by Georgia Summers

Lisa Tuttle

09, Feb, 2024 @12:00 PM

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