Sci-fi Lovers, August is Your Month at SBS

Science fiction is a broad church. From the dizzying derring-do of space opera to the cerebral ruminations of Isaac Asimov and his cohort, to the cynical post-modern worlds of cyberpunk and the 70s New Wave, a...

Daniel Henshall: Ghost in the Shell

Australian actor Daniel Henshall (Snowtown, The Babadook, These Final Hours) tells us about his small but memorable part in the cyberpunk thriller, Ghost in the Shell. You’ve spent years working on smaller ...
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REVIEW: THE 5TH WAVE Teenage Wasteland

Directed by J BlakesonStarring Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Alex Roe, Liev SchreiberI have the sneaking suspicion I've used that subheading before and that's perfectly appropriate, seeing as how The 5th W...
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REVIEW: THE MARTIAN Life On Mars

Directed by Ridley ScottStarring Matt Damon, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Michael PenaRidley Scott is a very frustrating filmmaker.He's made some of the best films of all time - a C.V. that...
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REVIEW: EX MACHINA Living Doll

Directed by Alex GarlandStarring Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya MinuzoMost science fiction films aren’t science fiction. At best, they’re action movies that wear the trappings of SF as s...
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TERRY PRATCHETT 1948 – 2015

Word has just come that renowned comic fantasy author Terry Pratchett, creator of Discworld, has died following an extended battle with Alzheimer's. He was 66.He was an extraordinary talent and an extraordinary...
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REVIEW: CHAPPIE Artificial Unintelligence

Directed by Neill BlomkampStarring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Yolandi Visser, Ninja, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney WeaverThere’s a certain irony in a film about a robot who learns how to be human being populated with...
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REVIEW: PROJECT ALMANAC Time Of Your Life

Directed by Dean IsraeliteStarring Jonny Weston, Sofia Black D’Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, Virginia GardnerThere have been great time travel movies. There have been great teen movies. There’s even been...
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POSTER: LOOPER

Seriously, that's one of the nicest bits of poster design I've seen in a long time. Rian Johnson hasn't put a foot wrong yet. Granted, he's only directed three films, and I haven't actually seen Looper yet, but...