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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

7 Gripping Shows Like Westworld

Already experienced Delos Destinations? These series will keep you entertained until it's time to return to Sweetwater. 

by Carolyn Cox

5 of the Coolest Starships in Science Fiction

They might look like buckets of bolts, but these ships are so much more than just modes of transport. 

by Chris Mahon

The Handmaid’s Tale Returns Soon—Download a Free Guide to Get You Ready

Know your Offred from your Ofglen? Eyes from your Angels? This free Ebook will get you up to speed for Season 2. 

by The Portalist Staff

13 Thrilling Space Movies

From sci-fi epics to incredible documentaries, these movies are out of this world.

by Aliza Polkes

8 of the Best Fantasy Movies Ever Made

Lions and tigers and great movies, oh my! These are some of the best fantasy movies out there. 

by Stephen Lovely

7 Incredibly Entertaining Movies Based on Video Games

Most movies based on video games are downright bad, but that doesn't mean they're not entertaining.

by Julianne Clancy

See the Eerie First Trailer for the Adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers

Martin says the TV series of his sci-fi novella will be "Psycho in space."  

by Audrey Webster

7 Transportive Sci-Fi and Fantasy Mobile Games

Transform your commute into an epic experience with these games. 

by The Portalist Staff

[CLOSED] Win a Trip to StarFest Sci-Fi & Fantasy Convention in Denver!

We've partnered with StarFest to give away 2 Platinum Passes, a $300 travel voucher, and a bundle of books to read on your trip!

by The Portalist Staff

5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

We're looking back at some of the lessons to be learned from Ursula K. Le Guin's brilliant Earthsea series. 

by Chris Mahon

Ranking the Studio Ghibli Movies

Studio Ghibli's 20 feature films are consistently gorgeous and unique, but some clearly stand out from the rest.

by Feliza Casano

Hear Stephen King & George R.R. Martin Discuss Their Craft

The iconic authors share their inspirations and delve into ''how the f***" King writes so fast.

by The Portalist Staff

9 Ridiculously Fun Movies Like Pacific Rim

If you're a fan of Pacific Rim, you're bound to be drift compatible with these other movies. 

by Carolyn Cox

Star Wars Movies, Ranked from Worst to Best

An elegant list for a more civilized age. 

by Stephen Lovely

30 of the Best Anime Characters Ever

We're counting down some of our faves—did we miss yours?

by Feliza Casano

10 Enchanting Movies About Magic

From "Hocus Pocus" to "Prisoner of Azkaban," these magical movies are sure to put a spell on you.

by Audrey Webster

How the Works of Shakespeare Shape Science Fiction

Science fiction owes a debt to a dude born when many people still thought the Earth was the center of the Universe: William Shakespeare.

by Carolyn Cox

5 Nerdy Valentines That Show You Care

On Valentine's Day, you Ahch-To give love a chance.

by Carolyn Cox

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