Westworld wasn’t the first TV show or movie to blend both Western and scifi elements—but it did it better than most. Still, while the genre has yielded some high-profile stinkers (Wild Wild West, Cowboys and Aliens), there are still plenty of amusing choices out there to help fill the long, long wait for Westworld’s…
Ron Glass, known for playing Shepherd Book on the acclaimed Joss Whedon show Firefly and its follow-up film Serenity, has passed away at the age of 71. No other details have been released at this time.
We live in a time where it is easier than ever to complain about a plot development you don’t like. Writers, directors, creators—they’re all asked constantly about the deaths of their characters, but they all have their reasons. It’s just some are more acceptable than others.
We may never get another live-action Firefly movie or TV show. So every bit of Firefly media that we do get is precious—and that explains why Browncoats became so excited about Firefly Online, the online role-playing game. But what’s become of this project?
Digging Deeper is a new video channel that goes in depth on a film topic. In their latest video, they profile Joss Whedon’s Serenity, examining how it uses a whole bunch of genres to really succeed as a film.
Welcome to a new feature: Point/Counterpoint, where we debate, vehemently, angrily, over issues of extreme importance. Today: Does Firefly still matter?
I'd love to pretend that I was a devotee of Joss Whedon's Firefly from the first moment I saw it. But I can't. I'd watched and enjoyed Buffy and Angel, but I was not sure what to make of this "space Western" show. As I watched, I scratched my head and maybe snarked a bit. Until this one moment happened.
Hard to believe, but it's been 10 years since Serenity hit the big screen. And yet, these characters still live in our hearts. But there can only be ONE best character. So who's your absolute most favorite character from Firefly and/or Serenity?
For years there have been countless toys and models letting you take a peek inside ships like the Enterprise from Star Trek, or the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars. And now browncoat-wearing Firefly fans finally have a beautifully-detailed model of Serenity to put on their mantles as well—or just secretly play with…
The best science fiction and fantasy stories capture our imaginations in all sorts of ways — with cool visuals, with neat ideas, with clever worldbuilding. But sometimes the most powerful thing of all can be just one person, speaking eloquently. What's the greatest speech in any work of science fiction or fantasy?
Is there anything in the universe more powerful than a rabid fan base? Seemingly not. Firefly, a show cancelled way back in 2002, is still alive and well in the hearts of those who lament its early demise. And thanks to Netflix, its popularity continues to grow, spawning more and more merchandise, including this…
It looks like Qmx is on a Firefly kick lately, and browncoats are definitely making good from it - but while this new 'Artisan' Serenity might lack in the 'aww' factor like their recent, huggable offering, it certainly makes up for it with the wow factor.
The Apocalypse rules pop culture. Half the biggest literary novels these days are apocalyptic, and meanwhile The Walking Dead is a huge hit. Post-apocalyptic stories are what space opera was in the Space Age. But what are they about? Here are 10 types of apocalypses, and what they each signify.
Duct tape, is there nothing you can't do? Maker Jacob LaRocca recreated the Firefly-class ship using loads and loads of the shiny silver stuff. See how he did it.
Most people only resort to cannibalism in extreme situations — and we usually view them as victims of temporary insanity. Starvation, we say, has "stripped them of their humanity." But a closer look at these stories shows that cannibalism follows behavior patterns that are consistent with evolutionary theory.
Nathan Fillion auditioned unsuccessfully for the part of Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And years later, he had five troubled auditions for the role of Mal on Firefly, before he finally clicked. That's just one of the amazing facts from a new biography of Joss Whedon. Read an exclusive excerpt below.
Earlier this week, when a fan asked Joss Whedon to make more Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he responded with a silly drawing on a napkin. Now he has given Firefly a similar treatment, giving us a sketched-up Serenity sequel where Wash is alive again. No take backs, Joss.