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Ursula K. Le Guin: The Legacy of a Fantasy Legend

Ursula K. Le Guin's legacy will carry on as one of the greatest minds in the genre and a groundbreaking example of women's ability to craft stories.

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Denis Villeneuve Says His Dune Film Will Be “Star Wars for Adults”

So that means more speedos right?

In an interview, Villeneuve said, "Most of the main ideas of Star Wars are coming from Dune so it’s going to be a challenge to [tackle] this. The ambition is to do the Star Wars movie I never saw. In a way, it’s Star Wars for adults. We’ll see."

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Nnedi Okorafor Delivers an Awesome TedTalk on Afrofuturism

Nnedi Okorafor is one of science fiction's brightest voices. The Nebula and Hugo award-winning author has published multiple novels and short stories about futuristic African societies and fantastical ones as well. Her newest young adult novel, Akata Warrior, is the long-awaited sequel to Akata Witch which came about in 2011 is out now and it is amazing.

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A Long Time Ago Essay Series Asks SF/F Writers How Star Wars Influenced Their Life and Work

Star Wars fandom is vast and varied, and the stories from the Star Wars universe mean different things to different people in different generations. For some, it's all about the original trilogy now and forever. For others, the newer films offer a Star Wars they can relate to even better. And, of course, for those who create science-fiction and fantasy stories themselves, Star Wars takes on a different meaning entirely.

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Hilary Swank Joins A New Sci-Fi Film With Robot Moms and “Blood-Drenched Stranger[s]”

Hilary Swank has signed on to I Am Mother, a science fiction film in which she takes on a robot mother who's been raising children underground.

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Veep Creator Is Making a New Comedy Set In Space

Armando Iannucci, the creator of Veep, is working on a new half-hour comedy set in space for HBO.

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French Auteur Claire Denis Is Making A Sci-Fi Film About Exploited Prison Laborers And Black Holes

French auteur director Claire Denis is directing a new film about exploited prisoners who are experimented on and coerced into a doomed mission to a black hole.

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Things We Saw Today: Yesssss, There Will Be An Antiope Funko Pop!

Funko have shared images from their latest line of Wonder Woman Pop!s and Dorbz - and this time, Antiope is included!

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N.K. Jemisin’s #AntiFascistSFF and Gail Simone’s #ComicsHateNazis Are the Inspiration You Need on This Monstrous Day

Get through today with some inspiration from the #AntiFascistSFF and #ComicsHateNazis hashtags.

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Why Do We Need More Women Journalists? This Excellent TCA Question Is A Perfect Example.

During TCA, Nerdist's Alicia Lutes asked a crucial question about representation in AMC's documentary histories of science fiction, comics, and horror.

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What Book Would You Recommend for Someone Who’s Never Read Science Fiction Before?

Genre can be a polarizing subject. I've been drawn to fantasy and science fiction literature all my life, but I have friends who would rather read the dictionary than pick up a book with a spaceship on the cover. But sometimes, the right book can create a convert. Do you have a favorite for the uninitiated?

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Soothe Yourself With The Gentle Song of Space Whales

Panacée, a short animated film from Vimeo user NALEB (a.k.a Jules Boulain-Adenis), follows two women astronauts as they discover the magical biodiversity of an alien world.

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MoMA’s Upcoming Sci-fi Exhibition Is the City’s Best Summer Attraction

Future Imperfect: The Uncanny in Science Fiction, will be at the MoMA July 17 through August 31, with 70 science- fiction films from 22 countries "including the United States, the Soviet Union, China, India, Cameroon, Mexico and beyond." It is organized by curator Joshua Siegel.

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Watch This Robot Dad Try to Save His Family From Pseudoscience and An Oppressive Religion in “Battery Life”

In "Battery Life," a family of robots find themselves cast out by their religious community after an accident nearly kills their son. Both mother and father sacrifice to try and save their child and find out the truth.

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Looking for Short, Quality Sci-Fi Content? Oats Studios and Dust Are Here to Provide

Yesterday, an exciting sci-fi vehicle starring Sigourney Weaver and directed by District 9's Neill Blomkamp dropped. Only, it wasn't in theaters.

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The Future of Your City Is Absolutely Terrifying, According to Science Fiction

Rut-roh.

While D.C. and L.A. are trying to give us a run for our money, disaster-wise, I think I can say, my fellow New Yorkers, that based on the movies we're totally screwed.

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Watch: Science Fiction and the Problem with the “Born Sexy Yesterday” Trope

Pop Culture Detective analyzed a science fiction trope they call "Born Sexy Yesterday," in which a woman with the mind of a child and the body of an adult, sexualized woman falls in love with an otherwise average man who understands the world better than she does.

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Let’s Build More Hopeful Futures: A Call to Arms

We’ve imagined our way into this dystopia, so let’s imagine our way out.

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These Science Fiction Shows and Movies Help Me Parent in Uncertain Times

Using TV and movies as distraction is one of my key coping mechanisms these days, since breastfeeding precludes me from heavy drinking.

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James Cameron Is Making a Documentary About the History of Science Fiction

Director James Cameron has signed a deal with AMC to produce a six-episode documentary series, tentatively titled James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, which will explore how science fiction tries to answer humanity's "big questions."

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