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Decoding THE IMITATION GAME: Fact and Fiction in the Film and Alan Turing’s Place in the SF Genre

Decoding THE IMITATION GAME: Fact and Fiction in the Film and Alan Turing’s Place in the SF Genre  by  Timothy S. Johnston   — “Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.”   The above phrase is spoken no less than three times in […]

Science Fiction at the Oscars

I like watching the Academy Awards and will always watch them. Shallow though the show itself may be, it’s a celebration of (some of) the year’s best achievements in entertainment, be they artistic or technical. It’s an opportunity to briefly meet the men and women behind the magic. And it can be a pretty good spectacle in its own right. But […]