Last year, Blastr did a feature on 18 of the most memorable speeches from sci-fi and fantasy films. It included clips from Independence Day, Avatar, Star Trek, The Dark Knight and more. Many of you suggested we do a TV version, and today you've got your wish. Here are 18 memorable speeches from sci-fi and fantasy television that salutes shows like Lost, Doctor Who,Twin Peaks, and Firefly.
Image of the Day: Good or evil? Red light morality scale tells all
This is awesome: A group of high school kids have spent the past year working on a life-sized, Battlestar Galactica Viper flight simulator. Guess what: It works!
The opening credit sequence is a very particular form of filmmaking: It's got to convey the spirit of the TV show that's gonna follow—while being all-purpose enough to work for any kind of episode—and it's got to be instantly memorable. The best of them elevate the opening titles to its own form of art and here are 20 of the best.
Science fiction is full-to-bursting with spaceworthy vessels—including some that we'd kill to be able to fly—but a few have been destroyed in positively stirring demonstrations of valor and bravery. As we note the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, here are some starships that didn't make it either.
Image of the Day: Calvin and Cylon Hobbes fly a Battlestar Viper
Syfy's new series Dream Machines (which premieres Tuesday at 10/9C) is all about dreaming big to get the futuristic super vehicle you've always wanted. Well today, we're dreaming extra big—interstellar starship big.
When I think back to the things I used to do in high school—and then look at this gaggle of students who took it among themselves to design, fabricate and assemble a working Battlestar Galactica Viper flight simulator—I can only come to the conclusion that I was clearly doing something wrong.
Sci-fi is all about the world-building. From new cultures to alien races, you almost have to create a new sandbox to play in. And what does every real and fictional culture need? Language. And what does every language need? A few juicy expletives, that's what.
March 15th is known as the Ides of March. It is the day on which Caesar was stabbed by like a thousand dudes. Caesar's mistake clearly shows what can happen when one is not familiar with Shakespeare's plays.