Alex Silady

June 3, 2014

Four Standout Moments From Sci-Fi Video Games

It’s one thing to see an awesome thing happen in a science fiction film, but then you’re just passively watching and cheering and maybe gushing about […]
May 19, 2014

Is the latest Godzilla film worthy of the mantle?

There’s little doubt in anyone’s mind that over the past 60 years, the world’s most famous kaiju, Godzilla, has earned his title as king of the […]
May 15, 2014

The Top Four Pieces of Sci-Fi Music

They say music is a universal language, and you certainly don’t have to understand the lyrics of a song to appreciate a good composition on its […]
April 29, 2014

Transformers: The Covenant of Primus – A Brief Examination In Context

But how did it all begin? Ask a Transformers fan and they’ll likely tell you one of two things about the beloved robot sci-fi franchise: With […]
April 20, 2014

The Four Funniest Robots in Sci-Fi

Intelligent robots are one of the most common tropes in sci-fi, simply because it’s interesting to think about what a human relationship could be to a […]
April 8, 2014

Space Foods Across the World

For astronauts on orbital missions, living in space for extended periods presents many logistical challenges. One of the most basic involve, well, one of the basic […]
April 1, 2014

How Orson Welles Made the Martians Invade

On October 30, 1938, a twenty-three-year-old actor convinced thousands of otherwise-rational Americans that the end of the world as they knew it was approaching. An apparent […]
March 27, 2014

The Four Coolest Sci-Fi Hand Gestures

Writing a fictional alien culture means more than just coming up with a language and customs. Real-world cultures oftentimes rely on nonverbal communication, so a realistic […]
March 23, 2014

The Top Four Sci-Fi Anime Series

Animation is a natural medium to portray unrealistic situations–say, science fiction scenes–because the only limit to what you can depict is what you can draw. Japan, […]