After the franchise flop-fest culminating in Terminator: Genisys, James Cameron is returning to the Terminator franchise to oversee an all-new trilogy of films that would give a proper ending to the Humanity vs. Skynet conflict. We've now learned that another very important piece of the Terminator puzzle is returning. Ladies and Gentlemen, Linda Hamilton—A.K.A. the OG Sarah Connor—is back!Read More
You've already heard about Patty Jenkins' response to James Cameron's criticism of Wonder Woman, but I'd really like to delve. Because looking closely at some of the things Cameron actually said about Jenkins' film, his own films, and "strong independent women," one realizes that Cameron is looking so closely into the mirror that it's obscuring what he sees.Read More
A.k.a. the bad-ass sci-fi and fantasy tools that we all wish we owned
In no particular order, here are my personal favorite weapons used by bad-ass women in genre fiction. Whether you're fighting a dragon or a zombie or a literal God, you have to bring the right tools, and these are the best I've seen wielded by ladies of fantasy and sci-fi.Read More
I've always wanted to press a button and have a fresh bottle of laundry detergent appear on my doorstep. I can almost do that now, provided those buttons are the keys on my keyboard, but having an Amazon Dash Button affixed to my washing machine would save me so much time. I won't even have to decide what brand to choose; Amazon's decided that Tide should be my go-to. That's why I feel no reservations whatsoever about this branded $4.99 button, made especially for Amazon Prime Members.Read More
Some of our fave BAMFers.
Rachel Ignotofsky, the awesome artist whose Women in STEM series helped honor some oft-ignored lady scientists earlier this year, was commissioned by Fandango to create this piece for their movie-centric pop-up gallery at the Santa Monica Pier.Read More
With the release of the next Terminator installment only a week away, Matt Smith's character seems to be one of the only closely-guarded secrets left—seemingly the largest twist in the movie has already been given up for free in trailers. Smith isn't able to say much about himself in Terminator Genisys, but he can speculate on what makes the franchise so great: Sarah Connor.Read More
Go with her if you want to live!
Emilia Clarke discussed her role in the upcoming Terminator: Genisys as Sarah Connor in an interview with RadioTimes last Saturday. The role, originally portrayed by Linda Hamilton in 1984, will be both similar and different to the original.Read More
"But... but... I'm supposed to save you."
Seriously, Kyle, would you just listen to the lady?Read More
How many Terminators does it take to kill a Connor?
Look, when you're a fan of sci-fi time travel stories, you just learn to accept that paradoxes are like Schrödinger's cat. You go in knowing they're either going to try to explain it away or simply ignore it. Well, I guess there's actually a third option, when the story mentions paradoxes and then ignores how they work completely. Enter the Terminator franchise.Read More
I was skeptical. OH BUT I WAS SKEPTICAL. Now I'm all in. Where do I sign up?Read More