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From movies to MMORPGS — and everything in between — celebrate the greatest sci-fi and fantasy pop culture in the geek galaxy

REVIEW: Harry Potter: A History of Magic 

The fascinating exhibit is on display at the New-York Historical Society until January 27, 2019. 

by Betsy Mitchell

11 Reasons We Still Love the Stardust Movie 

Over a decade since it was released, we still can’t get enough of this Neil Gaiman adaptation. 

by Grazia Rutherford-Swan

Arthurian Legend Movies, Ranked

King Arthur and the Camelot crew have been honored in countless films, from movies of the highest ex-caliber to those so bad they'd make the Black Knight blush.

by Carolyn Cox

Star Wars Holiday Special: the 7 Most Absurd Moments

Let's take a look back at arguably the strangest and most embarrassing thing to ever happen in a galaxy far, far away.

by Michael Sallustio

Beetlejuice: 10 Little-Known Facts About the Tim Burton Classic

Learn all the strange and unusual details about how the beloved dark fantasy film came to be.

by Abbey White

Once Upon a Terror: What Fairy Tales and Horror Movies Have in Common

Tales of knights and elves aren't so different from movies about knife-wielding maniacs and serial killers.

by Vrai Kaiser

Interview: Sci-Fi Grand Master Joe Haldeman Talks Adaptation and Simulation

We spoke to the Forever War author about his new graphic novel, and the very nature of reality. 

by Carolyn Cox

Cover Reveal: See the Final Cover for Neil Gaiman's Don't Panic

You voted! Now it's time to take a peek at the winning final cover (as promised, we'll also reveal the meaning of life). 

by The Portalist Staff and Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz

8 Chilling Sci-Fi Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

We're counting down the top eight sci-fi horror films for your late-night viewing...if you dare.

by Julianne Clancy

Here's What You Need to Know About Asimov's Foundation 

With the news that Apple will adapt Isaac Asimov's Foundation into a TV series, here are five must-know facts about the iconic books. 

by Chris Mahon

What Is the Real, True Star Wars Movie Order?

There really is no wrong way to enjoy Star Wars ... but there is one correct way to watch the Star Wars movies in order. 

by Stephen Lovely

Watch Carol Soar in the First Captain Marvel Trailer

See Brie Larson kicking ass and taking names in the inaugural female-led Marvel movie.  

by Carolyn Cox

9 Great Dragon Movies for Fans of Fire-Breathers

Be they fearsome beasts or friendly companions eager to give humans a ride, dragons have been at the center of some excellent movies.

by Dana Piccoli

Counting Down: The 10 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Series Ever

Which of these best sci-fi shows are your favorites? 

by Stephen Lovely

A Tale of Two Wastelands: Fallout and Harlan Ellison's "A Boy and His Dog" 

Many Fallout fans still don't know that the franchise was partially inspired by Harlan Ellison's seminal short story. 

by Chris Mahon

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