In this classic science fiction novel, triffids are plants that have been bio-engineered to produce a high-quality oil extract. They give off a poison, however, and have to be handled carefully. 256 more words
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The year is 2131. The world is still shaken after the violent collision with a meteorite in 2077 when “the cities of Padua und Verona were wiped from the face of the Earth; and the last glories of Venice sank forever beneath the sea as the waters of the Adriatic came thundering landward after the hammer blow from space.” 264 more words
In 1956, fans journeyed to the 23rd century in the sensational sci-fi classic by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, “Forbidden Planet.” This movie’s special effects were nominated for an Academy Award and it gave us one of pop culture’s most identifiable figures, … 1,005 more words
Spoilers: Spoilers for some events and characters through Series Four of the rebooted Doctor Who. No significant spoilers after that.
Warnings: This review discusses ableism and references certain events during the Holocaust. 2,267 more words