SFMZ's SCI-FI FEATURES


SFMZ's Sci-Fi Best of Lists

Best of, worst of, greatest sci-fi weapons, top sci-fi worlds . . . . these and many more lists compiled by SFMZ.



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. SFMZ probes through the decades in literature and film to show the rise of the fictional alien.



The Similarities Between
Alien and The Thing


Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) and John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) just beg to be compared and SFMZ offers up a checklist on their shared concepts.



The Similarities Between
Aliens and Them!


Our second stare and compare between two sci-fi films, James Cameron's Aliens (1986) and Gordon Douglas' Them! (1954).



Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

SFMZ's collected highlights for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, the 13 episode series follow up to Carl Sagan's Emmy Award winning, Cosmos





SFMZ's SCI-FI FEATURES



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.



Sci-Fi Film 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. Since the 1960s, major science fiction films have succeeded in pulling in large audience shares, and films of this genre have become a regular staple of the film industry.



Sci-Fi Subgenres A to Z

Many sci-fi fans know that there are a variety of subgenres under the umbrella of science fiction, but after doing some research online, I had no idea how deep that cyber-well really is. In my research, I found subgenres that overlapped with others or they were almost the same category but a different label. Explore literally dozens of sci-fi subgenres and subsets from A to Z.



1950's Sci-Fi Movies

The fifties ushered in some of the most cheesiest, yet glorious alien creatures in the history of sci-fi film. Some hold the opinion that it was the Atomic Age that was the most influence.

Regardless of what influenced the fifties explosion the most, the outcome produced a variety of obscure visuals, so we put a spotlight on the greats . . . and the not so greats.



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. Since it's introduction in cinema history, the Sci-Fi genre has grossed close to 40 billion dollars, according to the-numbers.com.



Movie Aliens vs. Pre-historic Real Beasts

This feature centers around sci-fi smackdowns between cinema's notorious creatures and the awesome beasts of the Jurassic and other pre-historic periods.



Nine Intriguing Characters of Sci-Fi Film

SFMZ takes a look at extraordinary characters of sci-fi films highlighting their strange and wonderful on screen personas.



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.



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.






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