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Rappler's latest stories on sci-fi


50 years old, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ still offers insight about the future

Oct 13, 2018 - 10:40 AM

The movie's infamous computer HAL is both Alexa and Siri – but much better

SPACESUITS. Even 17 years beyond 2001, spacesuits are bulkier than this. Matthew J. Cotter/Flickr, CC BY-SA

Mengungkap daftar 5 film bergenre sci-fi terlaris

Dec 09, 2016 - 12:43 PM

Jelang dirilisnya film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story mari mengintip lima judul film sci fi terlaris

Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube 20th Century Fox.


Aug 08, 2015 - 3:00 PM

A shy reclusive man overcomes his inherent nature to fight bad guys

Harrison Ford back to star wars with 'Ender's Game'

Nov 01, 2013 - 7:32 PM

Ford trains children and teenagers how to protect the Earth from an alien invasion in Ender s Game

SPACE MAN. Ford has played pivotal roles in 'Star Wars' and 'Cowboys and Aliens'

'Riddick': Sci-fi Western

Sep 24, 2013 - 7:31 PM

3rd installment in franchise is back to basic barebones action

COUNTED OUT. Riddick is at home in harsh environments. Photo from the movie's Facebook

‘Project 17’ is one of a kind

Sep 23, 2013 - 6:00 PM

This fast paced sci fi thriller from Eliza Victoria explores what kind of world we might inhabit once we give up control over our lives

BRISKLY PACED. The language is friendly and uncomplicated, and Victoria utilizes the reader’s familiarity with Twitter and the way language is used on the Internet to push the story forward. Cover image courtesy of Gabriela Lee

'Redshirts': It’s all in the uniform

Sep 16, 2013 - 7:00 PM

But when you have actual control over an actual living being what kind of story will you produce?

2013 HUGO AWARD BEST NOVEL. 'Redshirts' allows us to glimpse the world from the point of view of some of the most ignored and forgotten characters on genre TV. Cover image courtesy of Gabriela Lee

WebHits: RoboCop 2014

Sep 07, 2013 - 8:00 AM

RoboCop is getting a reboot and a new black armor

'Elysium' tops box office

Aug 12, 2013 - 11:11 AM

Apocalyptic thriller starring Jodie Foster and Matt Damon reaps US 30 million in 3 days

DYSTOPIAN FUTURE. Matt Damon in 'Elysium.' Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

WebHits: Amp

Aug 12, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Set in a not so distant future Amp is visual effects wonder that sci fi flick lovers should be able to appreciate

'Star Wars VII' to film in Britain

May 11, 2013 - 6:07 PM

The next chapter of the Star Wars movie franchise will be produced in Britain

BACK TO BRITAIN. Producers revisit the origins of 'Star Wars' for the new movie. Photo from the 'Star Wars VII' Facebook page

Dead Space 3 fills horror vacuum

Mar 11, 2013 - 12:26 PM

Read Rappler s first gaming review and welcome a video game authority on board

FIGHT TO THE FINISH. A typical day in the life of space engineer Isaac Clarke. All screen grabs from Dead Space 3

‘Argo’ watch it yourself

Oct 18, 2012 - 4:59 PM

But first a few reasons why actor director Ben Affleck’s newest gig is worth the trip to the cinema

ICONS BOTH. Ben Affleck and a familiar figure in a re-imagined 1979 Tehran. All movie stills from Warner Bros. Pictures

August movies to watch

Jul 06, 2012 - 12:55 PM

Here s a list of what s coming to Manila theaters next month

THE ODD LIFE OF Timothy Green. All movie stills from Warner Bros.

Pooled Reviews: Prometheus

Jun 09, 2012 - 5:30 PM

Rappler gives you reviews from different personalities and perspectives of the movie Prometheus

Neon brights

Apr 12, 2012 - 7:44 PM

Plains Prints veers away from the usual summer style staples

SUMMER SENSATION. Plains & Prints goes against the grain of summer staples in bold brights.