Tag Archives: Science Fiction Films

Must See Sci Fi & Fantasy Movies

22 May

Every month LIH’s staff will put in our vote for a “must see” film. As an exercise to hone our cinephile senses we will review films with positive buzz by word of mouth. Today our focus and discussion will be on “must see” Science Fiction and or Fantasy movies.  We hope you enjoy!

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Most Popular Sci-Fi Film Festivals

9 May

By Ozzie

5th. article in our 7week series on Sci-Fi/Fantasy

With our Sci-Fi/Fantasy series slowly coming to its end, we decided to look at the most popular Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film Festivals so our readers could continue delving deeper into this world! It goes without saying that there are many Sci-Fi Film Festivals out there, so we had a difficult time trying to narrow it down. If there’s a favourite that’s not mentioned, please feel free to add them in the comments section!

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Science Fiction/Fantasy Influence on our Culture: Part 2

18 Apr

3rd. article in our 7week series on Sci-Fi/Fantasy

By Littlebells

Science Fiction and Fantasy films allow us as an audience to indulge our minds in the “what ifs” of our imaginations.  They bring to life the adventures, places, and people/creatures we have dreamed since our youth.  They can also hold spiritual messages enlightening us to dig a little deeper within ourselves to connect to others and find our own truth.

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Science Fiction/Fantasy Influence on our Culture: Part 1

28 Mar

1st article in our 7week series on Sci-Fi/Fantasy

 By Open Book

Welcome to LIH’s seven-week series on Science Fiction and Fantasy. In this series each week we will review its literary and film representations and it’s influence on our culture.  As many know,  Science Fiction writers have visualized technological advances for scientist since the 1960’s.  Fascinating as that may be, rarely do we acknowledge Science Fiction or Fantasy writers criticism to represent our current social customs and state of mind. Page to Silver Screen (our sister site where we review books and film adaptations) is currently reading The Hunger Games and The Never-Ending Story. These two books are bestselling Young Adult futuristic and fantasy narratives. The film The Hunger Games, which opened in theaters this past weekend, has sparked a controversial debate on twitter regarding racism today.  How can a futuristic Young Adult novel inspire such a heated debate?  In Part 1 of this article we will examine the controversial racial debate and discuss this genre’s history and in Part 2 we will discuss Fantasy and its spiritual influence on our culture. So lets get started.

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