Edge of Tomorrow

The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world . . . . . continue

X-Men: Days of Future Past

The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants
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Godzilla 2014

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten . . . . . continue

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. . . . . . continue

Transcendence

Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions . . . . . continue

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier . . . . . continue

Harbinger Down
Saving a cinema art form one Practical Effects Master at a time

Grad students on the fishing trawler Harbinger discover the wreckage of a Soviet era spacecraft and are attacked by shapeshifting alien monsters
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I, Frankenstein

200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind . . . . . continue

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

While SFMZ is primarily science fiction, we stray a bit here with our collected highlights on the FOX/National Geographic 13 episode series follow up to Carl Sagan's Emmy award winning Cosmos.
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Robocop

In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer . . . . . continue

Ender's Game

After an alien race called the Formics attacks Earth, the International Fleet prepare for the next invasion by training the best young children to find the future candidate to lead the International Fleet and fill the shoes of the the legendary . . . . . continue

Gravity

Medical engineer Dr. Ryan Stone is on her first Space Shuttle mission accompanied by veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky, who is commanding his final expedition. During a spacewalk, debris from a satellite crashes into the space . . . . . continue

Riddick

Riddick, the latest chapter of the groundbreaking saga that began with 2000’s hit sci-fi film Pitch Black and 2004’s The Chronicles of Riddick reunites writer/director David Twohy and star Vin Diesel . . . . . continue

Elysium

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on Elysium, a Stanford torus high-tech space station governed by President Patel, in a utopian setting which includes access to private medical machines . . . . . continue

Pacific Rim

When giant monsters arise from the outside and inside of Earth, it starts a war that takes millions of lives and quickly consumes humanity's resources . . . . . continue

OBLIVION

Tom Cruise stars in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the visionary director of TRON: Legacy and producers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes . . . . . continue

John Carter Online Storyboard

More of a condensed version of our featured Enhanced Script Presentations, explore the John Carter detailed synopsis along with screenshots . . . . . continue

DEFIANCE

Defiance is an American science fiction television series developed by Rockne S. O'Bannon, Kevin Murphy, and Michael Taylor. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions, in transmedia collaboration with . . . . . continue



50's Sci-Fi

The fifties ushered in some of the cheesiest, yet glorious alien creatures in the history of sci-fi film. Take a trip down memory lane thru vintage posters and video. Check out our picks for the top ten sci-fi classics of the fifties.



SFMZ Exclusive: Interview with
Character/Creature Designer Jordu Schell


We had the fortunate opportunity to speak by phone with Jordu Schell who's talent as a designer and sculptor is world renowned. His credits include 'Avatar', 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian', '300', 'Hellboy', and many more.



The Transcendental Science of Avatar

Astronomer and Best Selling Author Abdul Ahad weighs in on the science of Avatar exclusively for SFMZ. Abdul offers some interesting insight regarding Avatar's scientific foundation and brings forward the scientific accuracy Cameron delivered regarding Pandora and it's creatures.



The Birth of the Sci-Fi Alien

Over the last few decades, our beloved movie alien characters have practically become as commonplace as the western or cop character. Like any film genre's characters, the movie alien has deep roots in literature.





The Best Sci-Fi Films of the Year
By Year: 1920 to Current
Including Superhero Films


Weighing in viewer / critical acclaim, award organizations accolades, and select All Time lists, SFMZ presents the best sci-films by year beginning with 1920 to Current.



The Top Ten Sci-Fi Films We Enjoy
But Are Universally Hated


There are some sci-fi films that seemed to be universally hated across the cinema kingdom, yet there are a select few we consider guilty pleasures.



SFMZ's Top Ten Sci-Fi Films of All Time

We sampled ten popular online top sci-fi film polls to determine SFMZ's Top Ten Sci-Fi Films of All Time. Based on their average ranking per poll, each film was measured how well it fared in the lists.



SFMZ's Top Ten Sequels of All Time

Using the same formula for our Top Ten Sci-Fi Films of All Time, we put together SFMZ's Top Ten Sequels of All Time. While drama, horror, and fantasy films enter the mix, six of ten sequels selected are sci-fi.



The Greatest CGI Scenes in Sci-Fi Film

Special effects and sci-fi film seem to go together like baseball and hotdogs. With the introduction of computer graphics, this new craft opened the sci-fi genre into a much larger world of cinematic creativity.



The Top Sci-Fi Movie Planets

Sci-fi films featuring alien worlds is a common and popular vehicle for their imaginary tale, though only a few truly explore their fictional universe to any extensive degree.



The Greatest Hand Weapons of Sci-Fi Film

We put together a list of the greatest sci-fi movie hand weapons packing enough firepower to dispatch the biggest and baddest villains or creatures on film.



The Greatest Sci-Fi Film Weapons
of Mass Destruction


Whether they are needed to liquify our armies or level entire cities, sci-fi film's mega-weapons showed us how to reign global destruction supreme.



The Greatest Sci-Fi Soundtracks

The soundtrack of a sci-film or television is arguably just as critical as the visual awe we experience from the greats such as 2001: A Spaced Odyssey, Blade Runner, Alien, Star Wars and many more.



Nine Intriguing Characters of Sci-Fi Film

Breaking away from my top ten trend for this article mainly to add more characters if I decide to expand this article. For now, here are nine characters, some from iconic sci-fi films, to get this party started.



12 Award Winning Sci-Fi Movie Villains

SFMZ looks at sci-fi movie villains that garnered awards and or honors for the actor's performance or the characters themselves.



The Best of Sci-Fi Short Films Online

After viewing dozens of sci-fi short films by upstart film makers, we cherry picked a few that are real standouts definitely worth a look.





SFMZ's More Sci-Fi

SFMZ's More Sci-Fi section is loaded with many articles and best of lists, some of the features highlighted below.


Sci-Fi Around the Web

We surf the web for you, picking out interesting articles related to sci-fi movies and more.


SFMZ's Enhanced Script Presentations

Read sci-fi film scripts like you have never experienced before. Each presentation is featured with highlighted dialogue and screenshots in sync with the film's story line.

Enhanced Scripts: Alien 79, Aliens 86, Blade Runner, Prometheus, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars IV, The Thing 1982. More coming soon.


Sci-Fi History

The history of science fiction films parallels that of the motion picture industry as a whole, although it took several decades before the genre was taken seriously.


Sci-Fi at the Box Office

While Sci-Fi films seem to be shunned by the Oscars for the most part, the box office has been a bit more generous with praise, or at least monetarily.


Movie Aliens vs. Pre-historic Real Beasts

Imagine an epic battle between a T-Rex and the Alien Queen, or Star War's Rancor against a Triceratops. This feature showcases a match-up of movie aliens verses pre-historic real beasts for the ultimate sci-fi smackdown.


The Golden Age of 3D

From the world's first 3D feature film, The Power of Love, to Andy Warhol's Frankenstein 3D, SFMZ looks at vintage 3D films from the 20's to the 70's.


Explore the Subgenres of Sci-Fi

Many sci-fi fans know that there are a variety of subgenres under the umbrella of science fiction, but you may be surprised just how deep that cyber-well really is. Explore dozens of sci-fi subgenres along with film image examples.


Alien Director's Cut Analysis

SFMZ takes a look at what the Alien Director's Cut brings to the table starting with the scene of Brett's death.


SFMZ's Sci-Fi Art Gallery

When it comes to science fiction art, there's a rich diversity of talent on the web who explore the artistic cosmos with incredibly fantastic visual realms. In this section, we showcase known and unknown artists who paint the universe with amazing creativity.


Stan Winston Tribute

SFMZ provides this permanent tribute to the premiere special effects master Stan Winston. He helped bring Jurassic Park, Aliens, the Terminator and others to the big screen.


Spotlight on James Cameron

This showcase is our comprehensive James Cameron online dedication. We have researched and archived over 20 years of Cameron articles and interviews, along with a detailed biography, and more.


Sci-Fi Video Depot

A collection of sci-fi trailers and video that we haven't created a dedicated SFMZ page.


SFMZ's Top Ten Sci-Fi Movie Websites

There is a whole truck load of sci-fi movie websites on the web, but only a select few shine above the rest with diverse offerings to their site visitors such as exclusives, scoops, reviews, galleries, and much more.




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