A new article in Entertainment Weekly asks whether the dearth of non-franchise science fiction movies and non-reboot TV shows means that science fiction needs a heart transplant. Author Mark Harris gets it right when he blames scifi's troubles on the fact that scifi fans and creators are too worshipful and nostalgic about the history of this nearly two-century-old genre. "Nostalgia for a form can be annihilating to creativity," he says, then adds, "I wish a great writer or director with no particular affection for the genre would let his imagination loose." You said it. [Entertainment Weekly]

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