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10 Top Sci-Fi Film Firearms

Scott Snowden
in Entertainment

Regardless of whether you're chasing zombies or xenomorphs, replicants or rebel scum, you'll benefit from a good blaster at your side.

Most Underrated Sci-Fi TV Shows

James Lizowski
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It is in the most underrated sci-fi TV shows where we find the most surprising discoveries and possible truths that lie behind alternate realities, black holes, and life on distant planets. It is wher...

'Mad Max' Tracks on 'Fury Road'

Eddie Wong
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The video editing team at OMNI was curious to see just how similar the 1979 Mad Max trailer was to the Mad Max: Fury Road trailer. Taking the trailer of George Miller's famous Mad Max, the team overla...

Confessions of a Conspiracy Geek

Ryan Sprague
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On May 19th, 2002, a finely strung bow was tightly wrapped around nine (although it is now ten) seasons of what is arguably one of the greatest science fiction shows to ever hit the television airwave...

'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Holds Up

Mike Mavenful
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What made the movie special was the way it approached the topic of first contact. It was not through the typical science fiction fare and space battles we have come to expect from 21st century Hollywo...

Interview with 'Alien' Co-Creator Dan O'Bannon

OMNI Staff
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In the below excerpt from Film Fantasy Magazine, Ed Sudden II interviews Alien co-creator Dan O'Bannon. In excerpt, O'Bannon recounts that the concept of the movie Alien began as a simple story called...

Reconstructing Lynch's 'Dune:' A Look at 'Dune Redux'

Mike G
in Entertainment

Once you’ve watched a few fan edits (also known as fan cuts) of commercially released feature films, you come to appreciate the extraordinary power of editing to change a movie. I found that particula...

10 Sci-Fi Movies With Trippy Ambient Soundtracks

Mike G
in Entertainment

My own concept of ambient music has always been a broad one. It touches nearly every genre, yet makes its home in none of them. It revels in ideas and mystery. It's often been the product of cutting-e...

Q&A With Brett Ryan Bonowicz, Director of 'The Perfect 46'

Natasha Sydor
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In The Perfect 46, genetic engineers match couples by their genome to create perfect babies. Whit Hertford plays the CEO of The Perfect 46, Jesse Darden, who wants people to choose their partners logi...

'Rogue One,' Take Two for 'Star Wars'

Zach Foster
in Entertainment

***This article contains major spoilers. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, this is your only warning.*** Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a movie that gets it right! For the first time in more years t...

Scientific Romances in the Atomic Age

Cory Gross
in Entertainment

The resolution to the War in the Pacific in 1945 threw a wholly new anxiety onto the shoulders of the world: the heretofore impossible spectre of actual global annihilation. The atomic bombings of Hir...

OMNI's Early Review of Star Wars Rogue One

Matt Cates
in Entertainment

Of all the things Turkey is known for, early theatrical releases of international blockbusters isn't one. And yet--Turkey debuted Rogue One on December 14th, 2016...two days ahead of the U.S. release ...

Interview with 'Floaters' Creator Jeremy Solterbeck

Natasha Sydor
in Entertainment

Space: the Final Frontier. Or... is it? While space travel has consistently been depicted in science fiction and popular culture as an exclusivity attainable by elite scientists, engineers, and air fo...

Mental Time Travel: Is the Plot of Arrival Coherent?

Ed Venables
in Entertainment

Time travel is a bit of a trope in sci fi. The device has been used in literature since ancient times, with Hindu mythology portraying people going far into the future. This kind of travel isn’t logic...

The Mightiest Motion Picture of Them All

Cory Gross
in Entertainment

After several years of production, design and location shooting, Walt Disney released his first Hollywood produced live-action motion picture in 1954. If the advertising was to be believed, it was in ...

Star Wars 'Things I Have a Bad Feeling About' 

Matt Cates
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Star Wars is choke-full of absolutely astounding coincidences, which in the real world we can attribute to the scriptwriters wanting to move the story along. I get that... But in the Star Wars world—I...