Stories tagged: sci fi
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Review: More thoughtful thrills in the ‘Alien’ universe
The “Alien” franchise has always been battleground for the philosophical and physical tussles for dominance between human, alien and artificial intelligence. While “Alien” set up the themes, character types and …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 7 p.m.
Q&A: Sigourney Weaver on an unexpected life in sci-fi
A movie has a way of sitting up straight whenever Sigourney Weaver is in it. Whether the part is small or large, she reliably jolts any film alive with her …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 7 p.m.
Q&A: Lawrence, Pratt, Sheen got pretty close on ‘Passengers’
It may be a space epic, but “Passengers” was actually a pretty intimate endeavor. Most days on set, the cast consisted of just Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt and Michael Sheen, …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:50 p.m.
Movie review: ‘Passengers’ could have been much more
While romance is the intended effect, the film’s real premise – concealed by the glossy trailers – is imbued with some seriously creepy undercurrents about bodily autonomy, consent and stalking. …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 4 p.m.
Spokane ‘Star Wars’ superfans prep for ‘Rogue One’ release
The brothers Tyler and Tim Arnold have a collection hundreds of “Star Wars” action figures and hope “Rogue One” will re-ignite an already frenzied fandom of the original trilogy.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
Movie review: ‘Morgan’ goes from great to grisly in second half
It wouldn’t be fair to compare father and son, but Ridley Scott’s progeny, Luke Scott, takes on some similar themes to his father’s work in his feature directorial debut, “Morgan.” …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2013
The life fantastic
Andrew Stepan is indecisive. “I’m either a human or a dwarf, or a human who’s one-quarter dwarf,” he said. “Whatever I need for that particular game.”
Sun., Aug. 14, 2011
Gamers, artists and fans of all types strut their stuff at SpoCon
They’re geeks and nerds and proud of it. Fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror movies, literature, art and gaming checked out of the real world this weekend and into …