Twin Peaks Returns: What Year Is It?
And here we are at the clearing in the woods, so to speak. We’ve spent the entire summer together in another world, waiting for the dreamer to awaken. Right now it’s 6:04 PM on Tuesday September 5th, two days after the final two episodes and I’m still thinking about... Read more
Update: The Supernaughts Needs You!
Thanks to your generosity we are now only 50 dollars away from our goal! Thanks to the following contributors! Jordan Mantor Martin Walker Todd Staruch Michael Burrow Anonymous Donor x 2 Donate here   I think what was posted on the GoFundMe site says it all really. In 2015... Read more
Imaginarium: RoboTodd
This week on the 120th episode, the guys talk about what they did on their summer break. Scott runs down some of the movies he watched including the classic Legend of Hell House, and Todd talks about his grindhouse night at Cafe Z, other horror cons and a conversation... Read more
Jack’s Random Homecoming
It’s about damn time. Since your Saviors of the Universe have been absent, Jack decided to treat you guys to a behind the scenes peek at actual show prep (we think he forgot to edit it out)! This time the guys talk about the new Doctor Who, Kingdom Hearts,... Read more
Imaginarium 116: Best 70’s Miniseries
“This week Scott and Todd talk about their 5 favorite miniseries from the 70’s and as an added bonus they discuss a more recent one. What did they choose and why? Did your favorites make this list? Let us know what they are in the comments! Play in... Read more
Imaginarium 115: Hawaii Five, No!
Welcome to another brand new week and brand new Imaginarium! What better way to kick it off than listening to Scott and Todd talk about everything from The Mist and Riverdale to the pay issues on Hawaii Five O. How they manage to end the show talking about porn... Read more
Imaginarium 113: Scott Has A Bad Feeling
Finding themselves without a guest, the guys play catch up and talk about everything from The Dark Universe to Ropn Howard taking over directing duties for the Han Solo movie. Plus Scott whines about the heat! All this and so much more on this week’s Imaginarium. Play in... Read more
Imaginarium 100: We Made It!
On this landmark episode, Scott and Todd talk about the most important thing about reaching this milestone: the listeners. They dive into the comments section and reply to several of the posts regarding Dr. Strange and the Oscars. Scott also gives an update on his ear problem. All this... Read more
Imaginarium 89: Scott And Todd At The Movies Part 1
In this epic two part episode the guys talk about their favorite movies of 2016, their least favorite movie (which should be no surprise top anyone), the decline of The Walking Dead’s Ratings, and general nonsense and Tomfoolery.  It’s something you won’t want to miss all on Episode 89!... Read more
Imaginarium 87: The Technical F*ck Up Episode
Scott and Todd manage to traipse the minefield of technology to bring you the latest episode of the Imaginarium.  After 3 false starts, the guys talk about the new Skull Island trailer, the problems recording the show, and then launch into their favorite sci fi movies. One of Scott’s... Read more
The Jesus Incident (book review)
Dune by Frank Herbert was published in 1965. I have read Dune twice, one when I was a kid and once in high school. I recently listened to the book on tape on the internet, and its language is as accessible and gripping as it was back in the 1990s... Read more
Stranger Things: The Kids Are Alright (Mostly)
While I usually review older movies, there’s the occasional, TV show, book, etc, that demands my attention, and propels me to spill some ink.  Stranger Things is one of them. Netflix newest series took my Facebook feed by storm, and what I’d read was so compelling I had no... Read more
Weekday Matinee: The Return of the Revenge of the sequels, Part 7: The Next Chapter, Electric Boogaloo
On this month’s episode, Scott and Jerry talk about their favorite sequels and somehow manage to insult every Asian culture they can remember. How that happened we’re still trying to figure out. Be that as it may, the guys have some great pics, and as always they have their... Read more
The Perks of Being a Mecha Pilot: Chapter Two

Second part of a serialized story that is an unabashed love letter to the Mecha- Anime genre, 80’s Spielberg, Lovecraft, and everything awesome.

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Caption Contest Redux – Tomorrowland (2015)

Don’t wait till tomorrow and join the Caption Contest! You can win an Amazon gift card! Just follow the link!

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Caption Contest Redux – Terminator: Genisys (2015)

Come and win the Caption Contest, if you want to live! Just follow the link!

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Caption Contest Redux – The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)

Today’s Caption Contest is honouring David Bowie. Follow the link!

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Turd’s Review of Star Whores: The Farce Awakens – How JJ Abrams conned the fanboys and made a mint

The Force Awakens continues to divide the audience!

(…)TFA is the apotheosis of Abrams’ career to date, in the most negative sense possible. In the words of a character from The Usual Suspects, “the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was making us believe he didn’t exist.” Abrams IS that devil and has delivered a terrible Star Wars movie – nay, terrible movie, period (…)

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Merry Christmas, Dad.

A Science Fiction short story.

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Caption Contest Redux – Ex Machina (2015)

Do the Robot! Follow the link and win the Caption Contest and maybe, maybe an Amazon gift card at the end of the month!

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Star Wars: The Definitive Ranking

Another great ranking of the original six instalments of the “Star Wars” saga, with some surprising results.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) My Death Star is bigger than yours!

A spoiler-heavy review of the hotly anticipated new “Star Wars” instalment by J.J. Abrams.

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Caption Contest Redux – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Obi Wan never told you that there is a Caption Contest where you can win a $30 Amazon gift card! Follow the link! (Disqus commenting system account required)

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Caption Contest Redux – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)

The Caption Contest is back for a Limited Run! Embrace the Force and participate! Win a $30 Amazon gift card!

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Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer is looming on the horizon

Welcome to Earth….again.

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The Man In The High Castle (TV Series)
Hello. AsimovLives here. I recently finished watching a new television series created by Amazon Studios and Scott Free called The Man In The High Castle, an adaptation for the screen of the novel of the same name by American science fiction author Philip Kindred Dick. And I can’t believe... Read more
Our Favourite Characters from STAR WARS !

Our contributors and guest author Ernest Rister reveal their favourite characters from the “Star Wars”- saga!

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Magic Hour: Five Years Of Experimental Blockbusters, Part 2 (1980-1981)

Part 2 of this article about the birth of the “High Concept” -Blockbuster examines the “genre explosion” from 1980-81.

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Magic Hour: Five Years Of Experimental Blockbusters,  Part 1 (1978-1980)

The birth and the Golden Years of the “High Concept” movie, after “Star Wars” had changed Hollywood: Part 1 of 3, covering the years 1978-1980.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Amazon France releases tracklist for movie score! (potential spoilers)

Decipher the plot by the track names!

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…and a new Star Wars: The Force Awakens TV-spot is here, new footage abound

New TV-Spot.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Movie Clip #1

First clip from the movie that is not a teaser or trailer.

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While Alien 5 is in hypersleep, Neill Blomkamp travels through time

Neill Blomkamp preps another SF-movie.

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…and another STAR WARS – The Force Awakens spot, with some new footage

A new TV spot for “Star Wars- The Force Awakens”, with some new footage.

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…almost 90% new footage, actually.

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To boldly go where we have been a few times before: New Star Trek series coming

The journey will never end.

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Ready Player One (2017): Shock! Spielberg is cutting himself…

Unexpected news regarding the bestseller-adaptation.

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All the money in China might not be able to save the Terminator

…but will he be back?

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Ridley Scott won’t stop talking about the Prometheus and Blade Runner- sequels, he just. won’t. stop.

Ryan Gosling will be hunting Replicants.

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Hollywood grabs Heinlein’s The Man Who Sold The Moon

An SF-novel by Robert A. Heinlein makes its way to TV.

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Avatar sequel (2017) teased with artwork reveal UPDATE: hoax

More a tease than a reveal, actually.

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Mad Max: Bronze Dreams

An unconventional and humorous look on the post-apocalyptic action classic.

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Prometheus 2 might get a new title and boy, is it silly

Ridley Scott lost it.

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Scene Stealers: Star Wars – The Great New Hope!

Stalkeye takes a look at the key scenes of the very first Star Wars movie!

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Now Ridley Scott talks Prometheus 2

Ridley Scott hints at where the journey could go.

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Blade Runner 2: Director Denis Villeneuve talks his biggest fears and ambitions

Director Denis Villeneuve opens up about his forthcoming project, the sequel to the SF-classic by Ridley Scott.

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Asi Wants You…
Hello. AsimovLives here. Recently I have found myself dearth of ideas for an article. Well, not completely, but the few ideas I have are either overtly ambitious in scope or too disarranged to be turned into an article anytime soon. So I thought to ask you, dear readers, for... Read more
Omac: An Army of One

Honouring Jack Kirby, who would have turned 98 today, Stalks takes a look at one of his more unusual creations.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015): A few more seconds of new footage

An Instagram video reveals a few more seconds of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015) footage.

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THX 1138 (1971)
GEORGE LUCAS BEFORE STAR WARS “Blessings of the state, blessings of the masses.” THX 1138 is director George Lucas’s first feature length film, expanded from his award winning student short film Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB (which can be watched in its entirely on YouTube). Supposed to be one of the flagships of... Read more
Attack on Titan (2015): A second opinion.

A second, more favourable review of the hotly anticipated live-action adaptation of “Attack on Titan” (2015).

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Parasyte: Part 1 (2014) is one of the better Manga- live action adaptations

A review of the first part of a film trilogy based on the popular Manga (and Anime) “Parasyte”.

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William Shatner presents: Chaos on the Bridge (2015) Review

This documentary, written and directed by William Shatner, is an entertaining look at the behind-the-scenes troubles on the set of the “Star Trek- The Next Generation” series.

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A.I.  Artificial Intelligence (2001): Artificial Emotions by Steven Spielbot

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) gets a lot of favourable reevaluations recently. Time for an unfavourable one.

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The Return of Godzilla aka Godzilla: 1985 – The Bridge Between the Old and New Generations

An in-depth review and comparison of both versions (Japanese and American) of “Godzilla 1985”, the beloved monster’s glorious return to the big screen after a decade of hiatus. Background infos and pics galore!

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Caption Contest 226 – Ghost in the Machine (1993)

Caption a still from the early 90s Tech-horror thriller “Ghost in the Machine” (1993) and win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Caption Contest 224 – The Signal (2014)

This is the last month of the Caption Contest before summer hiatus! Caption a still from “The Signal” (2014) and maybe win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Caption Contest 223 – Short Circuit 2 (1988)

The Caption Contest ends with June 30th and goes into summer hiatus. If you want to win a $50 Amazon gift card, participate now! More under the link.

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Caption Contest 212 – Cherry 2000 (1987)

Pop your Caption Contest cherry by captioning a still from the SF-comedy “Cherry 2000” (1987) (see what I did there?). Every Month a $50 Amazon gift card can be won!

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Caption Contest 211 – Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

A forgotten “Mad Max” /”Star Wars” mash-up is the motive for today’s Caption Contest! join and win something! (more under the link)

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Caption Contest 207 – Escape from New York (1981)

We are finishing the Avco Embassy Pictures tribute of this week with a Caption Contest featuring a still from the action classic “Escape from New York” (1981). You last chance this month to win the $50 Amazon gift card!

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Caption Contest 199 – Sphere (1998)

What’s round, golden and underwater? Caption a still from “Sphere” (1998) and win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Caption Contest 197 – Westworld (1973)

It’s Michael Crichton week! Caption a still from “Westworld” (1973) and win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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BOPX: Telekinesis, Telepathy & Mind Control in Movies

Scientifically not proven, the fascination those phenomena nonetheless spawned a bunch of great films, from “Akira” to “Scanners” and “Firestarter”. The podcast formerly known as “Breakfast on Planet X” is now “BOPX”!

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Imaginarium 29: You Don’t Know Jack!
With a statewide internet outage (F**k you CenturyLink), Abe substitutes for Scott, and brings the horror nerd, Todd Staruch along for the ride as DJ Jack Randomm busts some beats (or whatever the kids today are saying). The guys talk about-what else-comics- but take a bit of serious turn... Read more
Caption Contest 191 – The Omega Man (1971)

Participate in the Caption Contest and maybe win a $50 Amazon gift card! More under the link!

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Caption Contest 187 – Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

We don’t need another hero, but someone who wins this Caption Contest, so we can eventually award her/him at the end of the month! More under the link!

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Jupiter Ascending (2015) Movie Review
Let’s not fool ourselves. The Wachowskis have not made a good film since their 1999 science-fiction flick “The Matrix”. They haven’t even made a half-decent one. Now, I won’t dispute their massive taste for ambitiousness, but when vision and execution don’t add up 5 times in a row, I... Read more
It’s Star Wars Day! May the Force awake!

It’s Star Wars day and for this reason “Vanity Fair” published a bunch of photos from the upcoming “Episode VII”!

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Caption Contest 178 – The Black Hole (1979)

Before the weekend is over and you fall into a black hole, test your captioning skills in today’s Caption Contest, featuring an odd classic by Disney! And: A new chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Caption Contest 175 – Dune (1984)

David Lynch’s Dune should remain the director’s only excursion into the realm of Science Fiction. Follow the link and win the Caption Contest and maybe a $50 Amazon gift card!

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RSP #31 – That’s NBC, Bitch
Star Wars, Star Wars, & More Star Wars The fanboy excitement just keeps permeating the world, as we review the trailers for the Force Awakens and Battlefront. The more info we get, the more excited we are; except, perhaps, for the details of the new Battlefront game. Listen below... Read more
Caption Contest 165 – Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)

Join the Caption Contest and maybe maybe get a $50 Amazon gift card as a prize. Don’t let the Wookiee win!

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Caption Contest 163 – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983)

Yub Nub! Caption a still from “Return of the Jedi” and maybe win a $50 Amazon gift card. You maybe heard of this movie.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) gets second teaser trailer: A million geek voices cried out in joy

That just happened.

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Breakfast on Planet X: Predator, Alien and Terminator – Time to say Goodbye?

The three most successful R-rated SciFi/Horror franchises seem to be still going strong. But are they really still relevant or just kept alive by greed and nostalgia? We invited Col. Tigh-Fighter to discuss this controversial question.

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Caption Contest 160 – The Tommyknockers (1993)

A forgotten TV-adaptation of a forgotten Stephen King novel. Can you caption a still and maybe win an Amazon gift card? Click the link and find out!

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Caption Contest 149- The Ice Pirates (1984)
You did not ask for it, but you deserved it: A still from the goofy SF-comedy The Ice Pirates, featuring the cast of Anjelica Huston, Ron Perlman and Robert Urich (1946-2002). The Caption Contest is becoming an actual contest! Det. Dee will feature the best comment every day and... Read more
The Ships Called Nautilus

AsimovLives discusses the ships named “Nautilus.”

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Caption Contest 135- Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Test your might in the Caption Contest and maybe win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Caption Contest 133- Battlefield Earth (2000)

Caption a still from this “has to be seen to be believed” SF-stinker based on a novel by Ron L. Hubbard and maybe win a $50 Amazon gift card or at least raise your thetan level!

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Caption Contest 126- I love Maria (1988)

Today’s Caption Contest is the superior alternative to “Chappie”. Participate and grab your chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Chappie (2015) – Back to the Scrapyard!

I saw Chappie and it could (sadly) be the proof that Neil Blomkamp (“District 9”) is not a name you can trust anymore.

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Caption Contest 114- Silent Running (1972)

The Caption Contest of today features a somewhat forgotten SF-movie from the early 70s.

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Imaginarium 16: Robot Armageddon and Beyond

Tracey Birdsall stops by the Imaginarium to talk about her latest movies, why she loves science fiction AND picks a side in the Star Trek vs Star Wars debate!

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Jupiter Ascending (2015) – More like Jupiter Plummeting

I saw “Jupiter Ascending” yesterday and I live to tell the tale. The tale of two promising directors who finally fell from grace.

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Caption Contest 89- Total Recall (1990)
One of the few financially (and artistically) successful movies that feature the “Red Planet”. Yes, the “Mars movie curse” is real and proven! Read more
Caption Contest 85- Galaxy Quest (1999)
Obligatory, as it was extensively celebrated here last week. Read more
Caption Contest 78- Sleeper (1973)
A surreal comedy gem from 1973 that still holds up. Read more
Trailer Analysis – Chappie (2015)
Time for another trailer analysis, which means plenty of wild speculations about an upcoming movie based on a few minutes of footage which was taken out of context ahead! Chappie (2015) directed by: Neil Blomkamp starring: Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Sharlto Copley (mo-cap) Official synopsis: After being... Read more
Why I Love Science Fiction: A Personal Perspective
As far I can remember I have always loved Science Fiction. In the beginning I do not recall one single moment in my life where I was not always aware of the genre and loved it. As far I can tell, it has always been there in my life.... Read more
Edge of Tomorrow (2014) Review
“Edge of Tomorrow” (2014) Directed by Doug Liman Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson The near future: The Earth is at war with aliens, who invaded our planet via a meteor that crashed into the heart of Europe. Soon the old continent is lost, as the... Read more
I’m Scott, And I’m A Jediphobe
Originally published September 12, 2013 at 7:45 am There’s no easy way to admit this, so I’ll just get it out and prepare for the hail of stones headed my way. I’m not a fan of Star Wars. I’ll go a step further and say outside of THE EMPIRE STRIKES... Read more