The Revenant
20 Years On - Faith and Science in 1997's 'Contact'
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20 Years On - Faith and Science in 1997's 'Contact'

Warning. Spoilers for Contact and some minor spoilers for 2016's Arrival. — Science-fiction is arguably the most enduring genre of them all. More-so than any other, it grows and evolves with the world and explores new mysteries, themes, and miseries reflecting society at any given time. Great science-fiction, though, is timeless. Twenty years on, the Robert Zemeckis-directed, Jodie Foster-starring Contact is as strong as ever. It is an ambitious, at times optimistic, and perhaps occasionally too-familiar tale about discovery and how the world might react to a dramatic event.

Joss Whedon in Talks for Solo Batgirl Film

Joss Whedon in Talks for Solo Batgirl Film

Avengers director, and Buffy creator, Joss Whedon is officially in talks with Warner Bros. and DC films to direct a solo Batgirl film as part of the DCEU. The franchise seems to be growing every week, and the latest news might get plenty of fans excited given Whedon's history with comic book material.

'Venom' to be an R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Film

'Venom' to be an R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Film

Sony's developing Spider-Man spinoff(?) on the villain Venom, being written by Dante Harper, is set to be an R-rated science fiction horror film. Harper penned Alien: Covenant, which seems to be taking the franchise back to its roots, so it makes sense from that angle.

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