We may never get another live-action Firefly movie or TV show. So every bit of Firefly media that we do get is precious—and that explains why Browncoats became so excited about Firefly Online, the online role-playing game. But what’s become of this project?
Digging Deeper is a new video channel that goes in depth on a film topic. In their latest video, they profile Joss Whedon’s Serenity, examining how it uses a whole bunch of genres to really succeed as a film.
Welcome to a new feature: Point/Counterpoint, where we debate, vehemently, angrily, over issues of extreme importance. Today: Does Firefly still matter?
I'd love to pretend that I was a devotee of Joss Whedon's Firefly from the first moment I saw it. But I can't. I'd watched and enjoyed Buffy and Angel, but I was not sure what to make of this "space Western" show. As I watched, I scratched my head and maybe snarked a bit. Until this one moment happened.
Hard to believe, but it's been 10 years since Serenity hit the big screen. And yet, these characters still live in our hearts. But there can only be ONE best character. So who's your absolute most favorite character from Firefly and/or Serenity?
The best science fiction and fantasy stories capture our imaginations in all sorts of ways — with cool visuals, with neat ideas, with clever worldbuilding. But sometimes the most powerful thing of all can be just one person, speaking eloquently. What's the greatest speech in any work of science fiction or fantasy?
It looks like Qmx is on a Firefly kick lately, and browncoats are definitely making good from it - but while this new 'Artisan' Serenity might lack in the 'aww' factor like their recent, huggable offering, it certainly makes up for it with the wow factor.
The Apocalypse rules pop culture. Half the biggest literary novels these days are apocalyptic, and meanwhile The Walking Dead is a huge hit. Post-apocalyptic stories are what space opera was in the Space Age. But what are they about? Here are 10 types of apocalypses, and what they each signify.
Duct tape, is there nothing you can't do? Maker Jacob LaRocca recreated the Firefly-class ship using loads and loads of the shiny silver stuff. See how he did it.
Most people only resort to cannibalism in extreme situations — and we usually view them as victims of temporary insanity. Starvation, we say, has "stripped them of their humanity." But a closer look at these stories shows that cannibalism follows behavior patterns that are consistent with evolutionary theory.
Nathan Fillion auditioned unsuccessfully for the part of Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And years later, he had five troubled auditions for the role of Mal on Firefly, before he finally clicked. That's just one of the amazing facts from a new biography of Joss Whedon. Read an exclusive excerpt below.
Earlier this week, when a fan asked Joss Whedon to make more Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he responded with a silly drawing on a napkin. Now he has given Firefly a similar treatment, giving us a sketched-up Serenity sequel where Wash is alive again. No take backs, Joss.
How much love does Firefly inspire? Enough to make cartoonist Boulet sit down with his Etch A Sketch and draw this single-line Firefly scene, with Serenity sitting in the background.
Last week, NASA astronaut Steve Swanson sent the first Instagram from space. It was a selfie, naturally, taken before the ISS cupola. But what caught our eye wasn't Swanson's handsome mug or the view of Earth. It was Swanson's shirt, which features a familiar spacecraft and the words: "Shipping & Logistics:…
Some movies and TV shows (and books and comics) are thrilling and engaging and let you lose yourself in an adventure. But some stories do more than move you — they speak to you. Which book, movie, comic or TV show is more than just a story, but a whole philosophy and way of life to you?
You've waited a long time for Firefly action figures... and now you're probably going to wait a little bit longer. Entertainment Earth has revealed the first pics of Funko's retro-style, Re:Action Firefly figures, and something less than good. But don't despair, because there's still hope!
As much as we would all absolutely love to see more episodes of Firefly, getting the gang back together is a tricky proposition. But former Firefly writer and producer Tim Minear says he wouldn't "foreclose the possibility" of more Firefly and has a proposal for another flight aboard Serenity.
Yes, the fan-favorite Firefly crew are finally back in action, thanks to Dark horse's new series, while the Dredd movie gets a comic sequel as well. Plus Snowpiercer, super-Brits, Captain Jane T. Kirk (really!) and more, all in this week's comics!