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23 of the Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix This December

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23 of the Best Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix This December

These sci-fi flicks will take you on a journey from Wakanda to Ahch-To — and everywhere in-between.

by The Portalist Staff

Arthurian Legend Movies, Ranked

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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

<em>Beetlejuice</em>: 10 Little-Known Facts About the Tim Burton Classic

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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

8 Chilling Sci-Fi Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

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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

12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

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12 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book to Movie Adaptations That Are Worth Watching

Watch some of your favorite stories come alive on the big screen.

by Allison Wild

11 <em>The Princess Bride</em> Quotes That Are Inconceivably Great

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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

All the<em> Jurassic Park</em> Movies, Ranked from Worst to Best

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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

Robert Silverberg Time Travel Story to Be Adapted by an All-Star Team

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Robert Silverberg Time Travel Story to Be Adapted by an All-Star Team

You’re going to wish you could fast-forward to the premiere.

by Allison Wild

Is <em>Star Wars</em> Still Special? 

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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

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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

Hey, You Guys! 6 Little-Known Facts About <em>The Goonies </em>

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8 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Moms We Love

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8 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Moms We Love

These rad ladies really deserve some breakfast in bed.

by Feliza Casano

13 <em>Labyrinth</em> Facts That Will Remind You of the Babe

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9 Ridiculously Fun Movies Like <em>Pacific Rim</em>

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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

<em>Star Wars </em>Movies, Ranked from Worst to Best

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Star Wars Movies, Ranked from Worst to Best

An elegant list for a more civilized age. 

by Stephen Lovely

15 Great Time Travel Movies Worth Being Present For

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15 Great Time Travel Movies Worth Being Present For

In the mood to do a little time traveling? These time travel movies are ready to take you on a fantastic voyage.

by The Portalist Staff

7 Romantic Movies Like <em>The Shape of Water</em>

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7 Romantic Movies Like The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro’s new movie has us falling hard for monsters.

by Audrey Webster

10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

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10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books That Need Adaptations

Are you there, Hollywood? It's us, sci-fi and fantasy fans.

by Olivia Mason

6 Sword and Sorcery Films With a Cult Following

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6 Sword and Sorcery Films With a Cult Following

For better or for worse, these cheesy fantasies are a part of movie history.

by Michael Sallustio

Everything You Need to Know Before You See <em>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</em>

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Everything You Need to Know Before You See Star Wars: The Last Jedi

All the facts and fan theories you need to know before the latest "Star Wars" installment hits theaters December 14th.

by Stephen Lovely

Worlds Collide in the Epic First <em>Avengers: Infinity War</em> Trailer

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Worlds Collide in the Epic First Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

So an Asgardian and a band of A-holes walk into a bar...

by Carolyn Cox

New <em>A Wrinkle in Time Trailer</em> Is Meg-nificent

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New A Wrinkle in Time Trailer Is Meg-nificent

The latest preview for the adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's classic story doesn't disappoint.

by Carolyn Cox

<em>Thor: Ragnarok</em> Is Full of Fun, Fireworks, and Zeppelin

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Thor: Ragnarok Is Full of Fun, Fireworks, and Zeppelin

It's hela good. One might even say it...ragnaroks.

by Marziah Karch

<em>The Paper Bag Princess</em> Dances Its Way onto the Big Screen

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The Paper Bag Princess Dances Its Way onto the Big Screen

Elizabeth Banks and Margot Robbie are teaming up to adapt Robert Munsch's feminist fairy tale.

by Carolyn Cox

13 of the Best Zombie Movies Ever

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13 of the Best Zombie Movies Ever

No matter how you like your undead, you're sure to find something on this list to chill you to your core.

by Carolyn Cox

Final Trailer for <em>Star Wars: The Last Jedi </em>Hints at a Surprising Alliance

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First Trailer for <em>Annihilation</em> Promises to Blow Our Minds

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First Trailer for Annihilation Promises to Blow Our Minds

The adaptation of Jeff Vandermeer's sci-fi horror novel looks just as chilling and thought-provoking as its source material.

by Carolyn Cox

Don Bluth: The Animator Who Shaped a Generation

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Don Bluth: The Animator Who Shaped a Generation

Bluth has never been afraid to show children the darker side of life.

by Carolyn Cox

50 of the Best Fantasy Characters Ever

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50 of the Best Fantasy Characters Ever

Dragons and hobbits and heroes, oh my!

by The Portalist Staff

The 8 Worst Superhero Movies Ever Made

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The 8 Worst Superhero Movies Ever Made

These films are so atrocious, they have to be seen to be believed.

by Stephen Lovely

The Portalist's Guide to <em>The Dark Tower</em>

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The Portalist's Guide to The Dark Tower

A spoiler-free guide to Stephen King's The Dark Tower—one of the most unique and rewarding fantasy sagas ever.

by Carolyn Cox

First Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Dark Romance <em>The Shape of Water</em>

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First Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Dark Romance The Shape of Water

A cleaning woman and a fish-monster fall for each other in this magical new film.

by Sara Barry

<em>A Wrinkle in Time</em> Trailer is a Visual Feast

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A Wrinkle in Time Trailer is a Visual Feast

Watch the first trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s time travel classic.

by Olivia Mason

Spider-Man Movies, Ranked from Least to Most Fun

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Spider-Man Movies, Ranked from Least to Most Fun

From the so good to the so-bad-they're-good, and everything in between.

by Feliza Casano

Watch the Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

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Watch the Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

The spirit of Philip K. Dick is alive and well in these new films.

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25 Badass Female Characters from Film 

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25 Badass Female Characters from Film 

Raise a glass to these 25 incredible ladies of the silver screen.

by Julianne Clancy

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