The Sci-Fi Gene

Blog URL:http://sci-fi-gene.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:science fiction, film, reviews, filmmaking, CGI, book, TV, sci-fi, independent
Country:United Kingdom
Location:London

Part research institute, part support group for those who, like me, enjoy the best and worst of sci-fi. Come over for views and reviews of sci-fi film, TV, books as well as news of my (mis)adventures in CGI and amateur filmmaking



Latest Blog Posts



Crazy Diamond, the fourth Electric Dream, takes us to a near-future of rising sea-levels, eco-homes perched on precarious, crumbling cliffs, and Jacks and Jills - synthetic humans grown from human and pig DNA and implanted with a QC - a quantum consc...

Some more thoughts about Blade Runner 2049: in particular what's happened to all the women in 2049? While I loved many aspects of this film, it does appear to play fast and loose with the Bechdel Test, with no qualifying conversations between female...

What stands out about the world of Blade Runner 2049? Firstly that it's really, really FUBAR. The pollution smog is just the start of it - Los Angeles an expanded city surrounded by favelas and then giant dykes keeping out the rising sea level, anoth...

The Frisco Kid 2049

on Oct 11, 2017

After Indiana Jones, Star Wars and BladeRunner, which Harrison Ford movie really, really needs a sequel starring Harrison Ford?— Sci-Fi Gene (@scifigene) October 11, 2017...

In this sci-fi podcast, linguist and podcaster Nicki Tomalin blags her way into joining a team of cryptographers as working on a recording that just might be the first ever received communication from an extraterrestrial source.The Message is short a...

This review may contain some spoilers: please ensure your swibbles are fully functional.The third Electric Dream is a slice of coffee-and-walnut flavoured insanity served with hot chocolate and marshmallows. Ed (Timothy Spall) is a station manager li...

To celebrate the eventual take-over of the world by the pod people, two science-fiction commentary podcasts to listen to while you wait for your murderous clone to emerge...Electric Dreams is Channel 4's anthology of Philip K. Dick short stories adap...