Science Fiction

  • 25 of the greatest science fiction books ever written April 8, 2014

    Dune by Frank Herbert is often quoted as 'Science Fiction's answer to Lord of the Rings'. The cast is huge and varied, a tapestry of flesh that includes the likes of noble desert fighters, messiahs, conniving 'witches', and greedy emperors. 'Ender's Game' is the story of a young boy placed...
  • Watch: Matt Damon talks about his scifi film 'Elysium' September 27, 2013

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand spoke to Hollywood actor Matt Damon about his sciencefictim film with a social conscience 'Elysium'. The movie will release today. ...
  • Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury dies at 91 June 6, 2012

    Los Angeles: Ray Bradbury, the science fictionfantasy master who transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and, in uncanny detail, the hightech, bookburning future of 'Fahrenheit 451', has died. He was 91. He died on Tuesday night, his daughter said on Wednesday. Alexandra Bradbury...
  • Tweet Review: Rihanna's debut in 'Battleship' April 13, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Battleship' steams into movie theaters overseas this week, giving international audiences the first chance to decide whether a board gamebased movie is seaworthy. The Hasbro Inc searchanddestroy game was once a way for kids to while away a summer afternoon. But as it debuts in Europe on Wednesday,...
  • Sneak peek: 'Prometheus' January 4, 2012

    'Prometheus' is an upcoming science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof. ...
  • Geek Nation: Guaranteed to be popular May 18, 2011

    Indian science is waiting to take over the world. REALLY?!!, I thought to myself. Forgive me for being very skeptical when I started off on 'Geek Nation' by Angela Saini. It seemed the sort of book tailored to scare the Goras stiff. First the Raj, then Land Rover, then the World...
  • Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai : Interplanetary love September 6, 2008

    Mumbai: After seeing actors like Aamir Khan and Ajay Devgan turn directors and vice versa with Farhan Akhtar, we now have a scriptwriter wielding the director's baton. After a very successful career in script writing Milaap Zaveri, known for his films like Heyy Babyy, Jhankar Beats and Masti is now all...
  • Genocide, sex, mayhem: Unwaba reveals all December 21, 2007

    New Delhi: So, Sambo, everything will finally be revealed And the Gods will finally play. And none the sooner since Penguin India, the publishers of Samit Basus third and final book in the GameWorld trilogy The Unwaba Revelations seemed to have forgotten about it completely. However, finally and mercifully...
  • Tech goof ups in Scifi flicks! August 2, 2007

    Mumbai: If you are a sucker for sci fi movies with a twist then you are just going to love this story. Here are some tech goof ups you might have missed, but we didn't. ...
  • Chat now: Samit Basu on scifi writing in India August 1, 2007

    New Delhi: Samit Basu is India's upcoming science fiction and fantasy writer. He has penned two books that form part of a trilogy published by Penguin, India. He has recently contributed to the first book on Indian superheroes called, Superhero. Samit will answer your queries on India, science fiction and...
  • Chat now: Samit Basu on scifi writing in India August 1, 2007

    New Delhi: Samit Basu is India's upcoming science fiction and fantasy writer. He has penned two books that form part of a trilogy published by Penguin, India. He has recently contributed to the first book on Indian superheroes called, Superhero. Samit will answer your queries on India, science fiction and...
  • Korea for peace between man, robots June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: By the year 2020, your domestic help would be a robot, claim Korean scientists. Alarmed by the sharp rise in robot numbers the Korean government plans to make laws for them. The laws will protect humans from harm and robots from abuse. With this decision, one can see...