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Shang-Chi

A three-part series that explores the origins, rise, fall, and rebirth of Marvel's master of kung fu.

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Time travel gets the Shaun of the Dead treatment.

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This 2012 thriller is a stunning piece of popcorn entertainment.

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Alex Garland’s minimalist spectacle is arguably his greatest achievement.

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Will there be an Orville Season 4? How the sci-fi show could return

Seth MacFarlane's scrappy sci-fi show could be finished... but maybe not.

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10 years ago, the worst Philip K. Dick movie ever, pulled off something amazing

You haven’t lost your memory, the 2012 Total Recall is still bad. But it did teach us something.

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Superhero movies never got better than this early 2000s classic.

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25 years ago, the ugliest superhero movie paved the way for Deadpool, Logan, and more

See you in Hell!

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5 years ago, Stephen King's most disappointing sci-fi movie failed to launch a franchise

Dark Tower deserved better — and longer — than this.

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39 years ago, the biggest sci-fi bomb of all time changed the genre forever

Krull may not have been the biggest hit of the ‘80s. But, as a cult classic, it changed the sci-fi film genre in essential ways.

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You need to watch the best dystopian sci-fi movie on HBO Max before it leaves tomorrow

This classic '70s film was a landmark in how we approach science fiction and think about the future.

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20 years ago, M. Night Shyamalan’s best sci-fi thriller delivered his worst twist

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You need to watch Christopher Nolan’s weirdest sci-fi thriller before it leaves HBO Max this week

Tenet is criminally underrated.

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Creepy!

It's not always the main characters who are the real heroes. Scene Stealers is an end-of-year salute to the eccentric, to the bizarre, to the unforgettable supporting characters on TV who undeniably steal the show.

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International TV and Film

Whether it's the latest Korean thriller on Netflix or a cool new French science fiction movie, Inverse can help you find the best sci-fi, fantasy, and horror on the planet.

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Rebels with a cause

Will Andor de-canonize Star Wars Rebels? Here's what the showrunner says

Don’t worry, it’ll be okay.

Dream a little dream

Neil Gaiman teases a Sandman prequel on Netflix. Here's what that means.

In Overture, Morpheus finds himself in an alien world investigating the aftermath of a mishandled Dream Vortex.

Science

45 years ago, the first Space Shuttle made history without going to space

Strapped on a Boeing 747, the historic flight paved the way for everything to come.

An old friend

Andor trailer theory reveals a Star Wars icon hiding in plain sight

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Galactic Problems

Brilliant Galactus theory solves the biggest plot hole of Marvel Phase 4

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The Midnight Gospel creator has “no hard feelings” over Netflix cancellation

Duncan Trussell on why his trippy animated series wasn’t picked up for a second season and working with Dan Harmon.

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What happens when beloved characters are based on terrible humans?

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Jodi Balfour hopes her queer presidential icon won’t remain limited to science fiction.

Return of the king

Leaked Echo set photos confirm the show’s iconic villain

Hawkeye’s big bad is on the loose again.

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Arms Race

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The DCEU almost made Crisis on Infinite Earths — could it still happen?

Before the merger with Discovery, DC's parent company nearly made a Crisis movie. Can — and should — they still do it?

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How The Sandman's best episode redefines the comic's scariest story

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Marvel is torturing VFX artists, but the solution is obvious

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The Acolyte leaks hint at the return of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s worst quality

The upcoming Star Wars series looks like it will incorporate a much-critiqued technology.

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Did you know Netflix has games? Here's how to find them

Your Netflix subscription has a fun benefit you may not know about.