Matt Reeves’ latest film, War for the Planet of the Apes, is something of an anomaly. On the surface, it’s a big-budget summer blockbuster. But when you actually watch it, it feels much more like a poignant, bleak movie with Oscar potential. And now, its studio is going to push it as the latter.
In 2017, everyone is really loving genre. The 69th annual Emmy Nominees were just announced and HBO’s Westworld led all scripted television with 22 total nominations. Close behind it was Netflix’s Stranger Things with 18 nominations, and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which got 13. All three will compete for Best Drama…
The finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards have been announced, and the final voting process begins this week. The winners will be announced at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, on August 11, 2017.
The finalists of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards have been announced, showcasing the best science-related imagery from the past year. This year’s crop features a bioluminescent squid, a high-tech contact lens, and a microscopic ‘brain’ on a chip.
Congratulations to Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini, and Christopher Nelson. I mean that sincerely, because in addition to actually doing some great makeup work but who also had to work under what I imagine to be truly unnecessarily awful conditions.
Batman and Superman might have something else that unites them other than their common love of the name Martha: They could dual-dominate the Razzies this year.
The Golden Globes, given out annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has released its nominations for this year. And there are some great surprises (Deadpool! Catriona Balfe of Outlander!) and some well-deserved obvious choices (Westworld! Game of Thrones!).
For four years, Tatiana Maslany has been doing the work of about a dozen people on Orphan Black and there’s been a constant call for the Emmys to recognize her work. And tonight she finally did.
It’s been less than a day since Chuck Tingle lost at the Hugo Awards for his prized short story Space Raptor Butt Invasion, and he’s already being pounded in the butt by it.
The Hugo Awards proved once again that progress trumps nostalgia, as women, especially women of color, were the top winners of the night.
Among the big movie trailers and the huge lines for fancy exclusive toys, it’s pretty standard to mock that Comic-Con isn’t really about the comics anymore, but it ‘s still home to the awards ceremony for one of the most prodigious awards in comics-dom: the Eisners. Here’s your list of this year’s winners!
Each year, the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction awards one worthy science fiction novel the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, one of the genre’s major awards for novels.
The Nebulas weren’t the only major awards handed out last night. In Las Vegas, the Horror Writer’s Association awarded their own major award, The Stoker, to the best horror stories published in 2015.
Earlier tonight, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America handed out the Nebula Award in Chicago, and this year women have swept one of science fiction’s biggest awards.
The Hugo Awards are once again embroiled in controversy, but another major genre award, The Locus Award, has just released their finalists for this year’s award, and it’s an amazing selection of fiction.
The UK’s Arthur C. Clarke Award just announced its six book finalists for 2016—and the result is a combination of books you might not expect, and books you probably haven’t read yet.
The nominees for the 2016 Hugo Awards have been announced, with the ballot to select the winners opening in mid-May, 2016. We’ll find out the winners on August 20th.
We’re living in a golden age of television, both at large and within the scope of genre TV. And apparently the Peabody Awards agree. This year the prestigious committee has given three of its Entertainment awards to three of our favorite shows of the last year: Mr. Robot, The Leftovers and Jessica Jones.
DragonCon, Atlanta’s major science fiction and fantasy convention, announced earlier this week that they will be launching the Dragon Award to honor the best of geek entertainment.
The James Tiptree Jr. Awards were handed out earlier this week, designed to honor science fiction or fantasy works that “expands or explores our understanding of gender.”