Science Fiction

All of Inverse's coverage of the best sci-fi movies and tv shows, from exciting new releases to cult favorites to beloved classics and everything in between.

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Inverse Interview

Villeneuve's 'Dune'

Director Denis Villeneuve reveals the cuts and additions he had to make to the classic

Strange histories

Science and superheroes invented the multiverse by mistake — they’re still fighting over it today

As Doctor Strange and The Flash enter the multiverse, scientists question what it means for the future.

Mind over matter

The oral history of The Lawnmower Man

“That era, in general, was kind of like the wild, wild west of computer animation.”

Reel Science

Note To Hollywood: Nobody Faked The Moon Landing

Reel Science

The Aliens from 'A Quiet Place: Day One' Most Closely Resemble This Shocking Animal

What Spider-Man 2 Gets Right (and Wrong) About Bionic Limbs

Reel Science

The Fundamental Aspect of Human Emotion that ‘Inside Out 2’ Gets Completely Wrong

Reel Science

Is A Planet Alive? ‘Scavenger's Reign’ Unearths A Fringe Ecological Theory

Space

'The Acolyte' Got Fire In Space Ridiculously Wrong — In Real Life, Its So Much Weirder

Reel Science

The Greatest Indiana Jones Mystery Skirts Scientific Fact

Space

The 'Star Trek: Discovery' Series Finale Features Ridiculously Weird But Real Physics

Reel Science

Apple’s ‘Dark Matter’ Should Change the Way We All Think About The Multiverse

Reel Science

David Cronenberg’s Freakiest Sci-Fi Movie Is Hiding Some Bizarre, Real Science

Reel Science

Sasquatch Sunset Spotlights the Bizarre, Cult-Like World of Lazarus Taxa

Reel Science

Netflix's '3 Body Problem' Highlights An Astronomical Mystery That Stumped Isaac Newton

Reel Science

Netflix's 3 Body Problem Reveals a Surprisingly Brilliant Mode of Space Travel

Reel Science

The Past, Present, and (Possible) Future of Submersible Cars

Science

The Hover Cars in Your Favorite Sci-Fi Movie Might Actually Be Possible

Reel Science

Minority Report’s Greatest Prediction Isn’t the One You Think

Movies

Star Trek's Mysterious New Movie Could Re-Use an Old Franchise Trick

ByRyan Britt

Boldly going nowhere.

Exclusive

The Acolyte’s Season Finale Was Originally Way More Romantic

ByLyvie Scott

Director Hanelle M. Culpepper breaks down those two big cameos, reveals a scrapped kiss for Osha and Qimir, and teases Season 2.

The Spice

'Dune: Prophecy' Will Expand the Dune Canon With One Surprising Omission

ByRyan Britt

Does the Dune show need...Dune?

Movies

'M3GAN 2.0' Just Took a Sinister Step Forward

ByDais Johnston

It’s time for a software update.

TV

Will 'The Acolyte' Get a Second Season? Here's Everything You Need to Know

ByLyvie Scott

Trust in the Force.

Star Wars

How 'The Acolyte’s Shocking Ending Sets Up A Big Mystery For Season 2

ByLyvie Scott

Feels like this part of the Star Wars universe is just getting started.

Spoilers

Lightsaber Bleeding? 'The Acolyte' Finale Reveals an Unsettling Sith Trick

ByRyan Britt

Let it bleed.

Retrospective

Will Smith’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Misfire Is Way Better Than You Remember

ByRyan Britt

Can you trust robots?

Star Wars

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About 'The Acolyte's Season Finale

ByLyvie Scott

We’ve reached the point of no return.

Retrospective

Revisiting Mark Hamill's Tragically Forgotten Non-Star Wars Sci-Fi Game

ByRyan Britt

Stay on target.