Tuesday, June 21, 2022

News of the Genres

The following articles and stories related to science fiction, fantasy, and horror recently appeared in various news sources online. An asterisk indicates that the article is of particular interest.

5 Horror Movie Endings That Are Actually Satisfying (GameRant, June 21, 2022)
Some horror movies have particularly smart and interesting endings that wrap up the story flawlessly.

* 8 Sci-Fi Novels That Would Make Awesome TV Series (Collider, June 5, 2022)
These novels deserve a chance on the small screen!

9 delightfully spooky horror shows to watch at home (Polygon, June 18, 2022)
Curl up on the couch and get scared, but in a fun way!

10 Best Fantasy Creature Movies To Watch Before Avatar: The Way of Water (Collider, June 19, 2022)
Don't forget about these monster movies!

The 10 Best Standalone Horror Movies That Never Got a Sequel (Collider, June 20, 2022)
The most shocking part of these ten horror films is that they never received a follow-up.

10 Fantasy Shows You Should Watch If You Miss Once Upon a Time (TV Guide, June 21, 2022)
You'll love these shows, and that's no fairy tale

The 31 Great Sci-Fi Shows to Watch Right Now (TV Guide, June 3, 2022)
New Star Trek and Star Wars shows prove the franchises are still battling to be the best

* The best recent science fiction and fantasy – review roundup (The Guardian, June 10, 2022)
Ordinary Monsters by JM Miro; In the Heart of Hidden Things by Kit Whitfield; The Sanctuary by Andrew Hunter Murray; The Splendid City by Karen Heuler; and Scattered All Over the Earth by Yoko Tawada

A classic fantasy epic swings its sword towards streaming glory (We Got This Covered, June 21, 2022)

Dark Ride: Skybound's New Horror Comic Reunites the Minds Behind Birthright (IGN, June 21, 2022)
A beloved creative team reunite for a very different type of comic book.

The First Day of Summer Brings SIX Brand New Horror Movies Home TODAY! (Bloody Disgusting, June 21, 2022)

Horror Movie Spinoffs You Didn't Know Existed (SlashFilm, June 20, 2022)

* How ‘Invasion’ Showrunner Created Fact-Based Science-Fiction (The Hollywood Reporter, June 20, 2022)
Simon Kinberg, co-creator and showrunner of Apple TV+’s alien drama, sought experts on extraterrestrial life for his sci-fi drama series: "Some facts come out that are as strange as your fiction."

How The Blacklist Toes The Line Between Science and Fiction (Den of Geek, June 21, 2022)
The Blacklist excels in high concept sci-fi plots that seem plausible...but probably aren't. Here are just a few.

* Let’s talk about ‘Alien’ and other works that blend sci-fi and horror (The Washington Post, June 14, 2022)
“The Thing,” The Ring series and so many more ...

* An NYC Museum Is Screening Over 100 Horror Films This Summer (Thrillist, June 21, 2022)
The MoMA is celebrating the genre with a new exhibit.

‘Outer Range': The Secret to Cutting Together a Hybrid Science-Fiction Drama (TheWrap, June 20, 2022)

* Sparta-based author discusses her published fantasy, romance books (WXOW, June 21, 2022)

* You Need a Horror Movie Friend for a More Frightening, Less Lonely Life (New York Times, June 14, 2022)
You can’t undo what is terrible about the universe, but you can stand against it together.

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