It doesn't take much to see how scientific discoveries have inspired sci-fi authors to create new worlds. Many famous science fiction authors wondered what life would be like on another planet after seeing the lunar landing. Others gained inspiration from seeing robots being made. Even more may have wondered what kind of biology aliens would have—and how it'd interact with ours.
In order for the good to be considered ‘good’, we need the binary opposite. This demand for balance is woven all throughout life, with ‘death’ being what gives life 'life'. In religion, the gods of death, who are necessary for maintaining the balance of the world, are often overlooked by those who favour life. But life is far less eternal that death. Throughout history, who have our ancestors been worshipping, and who did they believe that they would now reside with?
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The scariest science fiction aliens often capture some element of existential dread we all hold inside. Good horror fiction captures that spark of terror all of us have inside from the days of cave man. The fear of being eaten. The fear of what lurks in the dark – and what darkness is more vast and mysterious than the dark expanse of space?
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Science fiction is a genre that many people think of as apolitical in nature. It is, on a superficial level, about galaxies far, far away. It's supposed to be about human nature, technology, and how we'd all end up coping with strange scenarios that couldn't possibly happen.
When science fiction fans talk about their favorite films, more often than not the discussion always comes back to the saddest sci-fi movie moments. Who knows why? Maybe the sad scenes leave an impact on the viewers that cannot be ignored. Maybe science fiction fans just enjoy being miserable while watching their movies. Whatever the reason, there are an abundance of sad moments in sci-fi cinema.
Sci-fi always has had an obsession with dystopian worlds. There's something about the genre that makes people ask what would happen if history took a "wrong turn," and the future turned out to be less bright than we'd have hoped it to be.
Japanese cinema has become increasingly highly regarded by Western audiences, and that's for good reason. The top Japanese sci-fi films can put many of our cinematic masterpieces to shame, in both cinematography and plot.
There are some seriously good sci-fi movies that remain popular throughout the decades. They're iconic, thought-provoking masterpieces that make the entire film genre look amazing.
The most iconic alien encounters on film tend to leave an impact because they capture something human. Science fiction has always worked as an allegory for humanity's problems. H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds, one of the first depictions of first contact with alien life from space, used aliens as a metaphor for Europe's imperial conquests into "less developed" nations. England conquers lands left and right, but how ill-prepared would they be if an advanced civilization attacked?