Tag Archives: Science Fiction

5 tech twists from ‘Ready Player One’

“Ready Player One,” the Steven Spielberg movie that blends memes from the 1980s with a virtual-reality vision of 2045, is getting mostly positive reviews from film critics and filmgoers, and from box-office trackers as well. Some see the film as a metaphor for the … Continue reading

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Kirk or Picard? Trek fan Jeff Bezos reveals his pick

Kirk, Picard or Janeway? That choice of Star Trek captains is a standard question on our Geek of the Weeklist, and now Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos has let all of us know where he stands. Get the full story on GeekWire.

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Spoof touts Quentin Tarantino’s R-rated ‘Star Trek’

What would an R-rated “Star Trek” movie directed by Quentin Tarantino look like? We may find out someday soon: The director of “Kill Bill,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Inglorious Basterds” and other violence-laced neo-noir films is reportedly working with “Revenant” screenwriter Mark L. … Continue reading

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Portland sci-fi great Ursula K. Le Guin mourned

Science fiction and fantasy writers around the Pacific Northwest and around the world are paying tribute to award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin, who died peacefully at the age of 88 on Jan. 22 at her home in Portland, Ore. “She … Continue reading

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From ‘Last Jedi’ to ‘Solo’: 10 sci-fi shows for 2018

The dust has barely settled on the premiere of “Star Wars, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.” Or is that a thin layer of salt? In any case, it’s already time to look forward to the science-fiction screen offerings in the months ahead, … Continue reading

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Star Wars fans suit up for ‘The Last Jedi’

For Star Wars fans, it’s the hap-happiest season of all — and that makes dress-up artists like Kay Ahern something akin to Santa Claus. “Forget Christmas,” said Ahern, who was costumed as emo villain Kylo Ren tonight for the premiere of … Continue reading

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Science fiction duo looks at life after ‘The Martian’

What could be better than hearing a science fiction writer talk about how to create whole new worlds? How about doubling that to two science fiction writers? That was the case for a Seattle-area appearance by Andy Weir — the … Continue reading

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