The Martian, loneliness and space movies

James Clayton Feature
Oct 2, 2015

Films offer some of the best explorations of isolation and loneliness, argues James...

19 Oscar-worthy sci-fi movie performances

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Sep 11, 2015

A genre constantly overlooked at awards ceremonies, sci-fi cinema is full of stunning performances - like these...

The top 30 underrated films of 2002

Ryan Lambie Simon Brew Odd List
Dec 12, 2013

The year of Baggins, Potter and Spider-Man also had a wealth of lesser-known movies. Here’s our pick of 2002's underappreciated films...

5 convincing varieties of alien in cinema

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Sep 11, 2013

Sci-fi movies are full of aliens, but which ones truly convince us that we're in the presence of the other-worldly?

10 great foreign-language sci-fi films

Aliya Whiteley Top 10
Jan 30, 2013

If you're looking for some sci-fi of a more international persuasion, Aliya has a great list of film ideas for you...

The space age in cinema

Ryan Lambie News
Jul 13, 2011

The shuttle Atlantis made its final flight last Friday. Ryan looks back at the movies of the space age…

The films you need to see twice to wrap your head around

Richard Goodwin Odd List
Aug 19, 2010

Some movies simply demand repeat viewings, and a second watch often reveals new details you’d missed the first time. Here’s our pick of ten movies that deserve to be watched twice…

Could Inception trigger a new wave of sci-fi cinema?

Ryan Lambie News
Jul 15, 2010

After years of unimaginative sequels and remakes, could the success of Inception encourage Hollywood to invest more cash in the sci-fi genre?