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A Mars-Bound Astronaut Risks Everything for the Future in Others Will Follow

Andrew Finch’s Others Will Follow is about a mission to Mars gone awry, but this isn’t The Martian. There are no alien potatoes, and no jokes about space pirates—just a lonely astronaut reflecting on his fate, and deciding to risk it all to send one last inspirational message back to Earth. Read More >>

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Sky Launches a Sci-Fi Film Channel, But Only for a Month

Some advertising or marketing machinations probably involving the promotional budgets of Star Wars or Blade Runner are afoot, with the result being that Sky Cinema subscribers are to have a free extra sci-fi channel for the month of September and the first week of October. Read More >>

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14 Recent Scifi Films That Didn’t Need Big Budgets To Be Amazing

Low-budget scifi movies may have had their heyday during Roger Corman’s rise to B-movie greatness in the 1950s, but they’re still going strong today—proving that you don’t necessarily need lavish special effects to tell a really great story. Here are our favourites from the past few decades. Read More >>

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New Humble Bundle Nabs Some of the Best Nebula Award Winners for Hours of Sci-fi Obsession

Humble Bundle has just made friends with anyone looking for a stash of amazing and award-winning sci-fi and fantasy to add to their collection. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America bundle is an impressive collection of Nebula winners and nominated authors that’s basically an automatic summer reading list. Read More >>

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Uber Reckons It’ll Have Flying Cabs By 2020

In a move that sounds suspiciously like it was crafted to take the focus off Uber's many, many, many PR problems, the ride-hailing company reckons it'll have flying taxis by 2020. Read More >>

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Warner Bros Says HTC Vive Is Best VR System, Chooses It For ‘Ready Player One’

HTC Vive got a big endorsement today as Warner Bros Pictures announced that it'll be the official partner for all VR content for Ready Player One – calling it the "best system to represent the future of VR" in the process. Read More >>

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John Hurt’s 8 Most Memorable Scifi and Fantasy Movie Roles

The sad news of John Hurt’s passing over the weekend got us thinking about his long career—particularly his many wonderful contributions to science fiction and fantasy films. We’ve gathered our eight favourite John Hurt scifi and fantasy movie roles here. Read More >>

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Status Updates on All the Major Movies and TV Shows Stuck in Hollywood Limbo

Here at Giz, we report on a lot of projects when they’re first announced. Often, however, there’s a long stretch between the initial news and the project’s actual release. Sometimes, it’s long enough for you to completely forget about them; sometimes, it’s long enough that Hollywood probably forgot about them. Let’s check in on some projects that haven’t heard much from for awhile. Read More >>

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The Author of The Martian Is Making an Astronaut TV Show

After the success of The Martian, both the book and the movie, it was evident author Andy Weir was going have some new opportunities. Now it seems one of those is on television. Read More >>

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The Trailer For iBoy Is Here And It Is Cringe

There's no doubt Netflix have been putting out a lot of good stuff lately. The Crown, Stranger Things, new Black Mirror - but their upcoming film iBoy has made us exercise cringe muscles we didn't even know we had. Read More >>

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Can You Pick Out All the References in This Action-Packed Sci-fi Poster Mashup?

Your eyeballs may not be prepared for what we’re about to show you. Read More >>

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If You Want More Movies With Big Ideas Instead of Big Explosions, You Need to See Arrival

If you’ve seen the adverts for Arrival, it’d be very easy to assume this big Hollywood scifi movie with Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, crazy aliens, and big ships is an action movie. It’s not. It’s something else—something much more special. Read More >>

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21 Amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Add to Your October Reading List

October is nearly here, which means it’s time to re-up your pile of reading material for a new month. And there is some excellent subject matter here: Twin Peaks, political intrigue, magicians, artificial humans, the apocalypse, vampires, and Young Frankenstein, to name just a few. Read More >>

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Earth Isn’t What We Think In an Upcoming Scifi Prison Movie

I love movies that frame our planet in an unexpected way. That seems to be the idea behind Prison Earth, a film being developed by Creed producer David Winkler and Roger Mincheff, which conceives Earth as a prison that aliens use to house dangerous criminals. Read More >>

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No Man’s Sky Launch Day Patch is Bloody Huge (In a Good Way)

Five years in the making, the infinite digital space of sci-fi explorathon No Man's Sky is finally almost here. Launching tomorrow, the game that you'll find on your disc is but a mere shadow of the complete picture however, with the details of a huge day one patch just been revealed by Sean Murray, the top dog over at developer Hello Games. Read More >>