In this episode of the She-Fi podcast, we talk about why we LOVE Wonder Woman. From the character development to the emotional depth and humor, there’s very little not to love.
This site was founded on a love of science fiction shared between two friends. But when we refer to sci-fi, what is it exactly that we’re talking about? There are so many different types of movies, TV shows, novels and comics that have been labeled as “science fiction” stories. Some of them, like say The […]
In this episode of the She-Fi podcast, we talk about some of the exciting news and stories that came out of the 2017 Star Wars Celebration.
Lately, great strides have been made for diversity in TV and movies. Rogue One featured a multicultural cast. The lead character of Star Trek Discovery is going to be played by an African American woman. In Supergirl, Kara’s sister came out as gay, and her relationship with Maggie has become one of the highlights of […]
Most people would agree that 2016 was a particularly rough year, however, there happened to be one beacon of light. It was a great year for diversity in TV and movies, including our favorite genre, sci-fi. Women, people of diverse ethnic backgrounds, gay & lesbian, transgender, and other marginalized groups found representation on the big […]
If you’re a fan of this site, you probably believe in the importance of increased representation in TV, movies, and comics. But as we know all too well, there are, unfortunately, many who don’t share that opinion. One of the claims we commonly hear is that increasing representation in media is just a way to […]
Sam Esmail, creator of Mr. Robot, is going to adapt Fritz Lang’s 1927 science-fiction classic Metropolis into a TV miniseries, with Universal Cable Productions. This is really fascinating to me, for a number of reasons. First, the message of the film is still highly relevant today, and it will be interesting to see the story […]
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Recursor TV’s CEO, EJ Kavounas and News Editor, Michele Chiappetta. In case you haven’t heard of Recursor TV, it’s a new video streaming service that features independent science fiction short films and web series. It’s basically the indie, sci-fi version of Netflix. It’s Kavounas’ passion project, which […]
If you’re reading this, you’re probably someone who’s pretty into fandom. And if you’re like me, you get almost irrationally attached to your favorite protagonists. I’ve even been known to lose sleep worrying about the fates of my favorite characters. But these stories we love so much are more than just distractions. More than escapism. […]
Arrival is very different from your typical alien invasion movie. Although such movies can be enjoyable to watch, Arrival has gone a different direction by choosing linguistics professor Louise Banks, played by Amy Adams, to take on the role of hero. Her heroism doesn’t come from brute strength, or special powers; but from her bravery, […]