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11 The Princess Bride Quotes That Are Inconceivably Great

In honor of the book’s 45th anniversary, we’re counting down the most fantastic quotes from The Princess Bride book and movie. 

by Shannon Raphael

Interview: Sci-Fi Great Robert Silverberg Talks Time Travel

The author shares why he's fascinated by time travel, and talks the upcoming adaptation of "Needle in a Timestack." 

by The Portalist Staff

Captain Picard May Return As CBS Explores a New Star Trek Frontier

The studio is reportedly developing at least four new series set within the Star Trek universe—including one that may involve Patrick Stewart. 

by Allison Wild

9 Dinosaur Movies for Fans of the Prehistoric 

Di-no what to watch tonight? Hold onto your butts: this dinosaur movies guide has all the recommendations you could possibly need. 

by Shannon Raphael

All the Jurassic Park Movies, Ranked from Worst to Best

Before Fallen Kingdom hits theaters this week, we're looking at the highs and lows of this epic sci-fi franchise. 

by Stephen Lovely

9 Great Father Figures from Sci-Fi and Fantasy

These awesome pops totally deserve breakfast in bed. 

by Feliza Casano

Strange Angel Explores the Wild Life of Scientist-Magician Jack Parsons

A new show reveals the unbelievable true story of Jack Parsons, sex magician and pioneering rocket scientist. 

by Carolyn Cox

Is Star Wars Still Special? 

The galaxy far, far away is now more ubiquitous than ever before. With an endless stream of content on the horizon, can Star Wars still be a major event?

by Mike Chen

5 Disaster Movies Seen Through a Scientific Lens

These blockbuster disaster movies should be taken with grain of salt the size of The Rock. 

by J.C. Breen

The Sonic Storytelling Behind Fantasy Podcast Archive 81

Archive 81's Marc Sollinger reveals how he uses sound to tell an unforgettable fantasy story. 

by Marc Sollinger

5 Unique Conventions Geeks Need to Check Out

These events offer all the camaraderie and excitement of a huge con — without the exhausting crowds. 

by Chris Mahon

Have an Out-of-This-World Weekend at Escape Velocity 2018

The Maryland convention celebrates the best in science and sci-fi—and right now they're offering a 20% discount to Portalist readers! 

by The Portalist Staff

8 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Moms We Love

These rad ladies really deserve some breakfast in bed.

by Feliza Casano

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