This year’s genre television gave us high highs and low lows—sometimes on the same show! In no particular order, we’ve rounded up the year’s best moments, along with some of the absolute worst. SPOILERS AHEAD.
Netflix announced via Twitter that their science fiction show, Sense8, will return for a second season.
The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed…
Critics seem unsure whether Sense8 is a masterpiece, a disaster, or both. But it’s still a game-changer—pushing the limits of narrative, and testing genre fiction’s patriarchal worldview for weak points. And with a concept that revolves around empathy and personhood, it’s also a great Philip K. Dick tribute.
Sense8, the mysterious new show from the Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski, goes up tomorrow on Netflix. We’ve seen the first three episodes... and we’re still not sure what the show is about. No real spoilers here, because we would have to understand what’s going on to spoil anything.
The Wachowski siblings and J. Michael Straczynski’s globespanning new show Sense8 hits Netflix this week, and it has some intriguing characters. Plus, check out the pilot episode of the new scifi procedural Stitchers, and clips from the final episodes of this season of Adventure Time.
Still wondering about the Wachowskis’ and J. Michael Straczynski’s new TV show Sense8, debuting on Netflix on June 5th? Well, these eight new trailers — each one devoted to one of the Sensates who share their minds with the others — will at least give you a better clue who the main characters are.
The Wachowskis making any TV series at all would be intriguing, but a show co-created by Babylon 5’s J. Michael Straczynski, all about eight strangers who mysteriously become mentally and emotionally linked to each other? Well, that’s a show we need to check out — and here’s our first look.
Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski's globetrotting TV Netflix series Sense8 already sounded insanely ambitious. And the two Jupiter Ascending directors just cranked up the crazy even higher with promises of orgies and live births (not at the same time).
See for yourself just how much wear and tear R2-D2 has had in Star Wars: Episode VII. Michelle Gomez explains Missy's role in the Doctor Who finale. Steven DeKnight talks which classic movies will inspire Daredevil. And Tom Cruise is doing his craziest Mission Impossible stunt yet. Spoilers now!
More Star Wars concept art sheds light on another possible character. A producer explains how Ben Affleck's Batman differs from all the rest. J. Michael Straczynski promises to change the face of television with Sense8. And another Gotham Easter egg is revealed! Spoilers now!
We finally have a cast for the show, which is expected to be on Netflix next year. And there are a lot of familiar names on the list.
Some details about Andy and Lana Wachowski's super secretive new Netflix series Sense8 have finally surfaced. And this new series, created in collaboration with Babylon 5's J. Michael Straczynski, sounds kind of incredible.
Holy smokes. Netflix has announced that they're making a scifi TV series titled Sense8. Now, seeing as Netflix's original TV series have genuinely done all right for themselves — e.g., the critically acclaimed House of Cards and the rather anticipated Arrested Development continuation — that would be pretty great news…
Now that Andy and Lana Wachowski's latest movie Cloud Atlas is nearing its premiere date, rumors are spreading that their next project (possibly after the film Jupiter Ascending) could be a TV series, titled Sense8.