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For All Mankind: Hard Science Fiction

What makes science fiction "hard" is a respect for logic and adherence to the known laws of physics, versus "soft" science fiction which assumes we can innovate around any limitation (often including holes in a plot). Hardness is pretty subjective (just check out the debates on Reddit), but this list includes series that are generally seen to qualify.

'Movies Like Divergent': Love in the Time of Dystopia

All young lovers feel like society is against them, in these dystopian romances it really is! Make sure to check out YA hidden-gem 'How I Live Now' for a gritty departure from the clichéd realm of 'Hunger Games' and the like.

'Movies Like Total Recall': Dystopian Sci-Fi Classics

After the fall of fascism and the growth of communism, Hollywood was inundated with speculative sci-fi imagining how the future might look if 'The Man' got his way. Having passed many of the years these films were set in (e.g. 1984), all we can say is : 'Thank God it's not THAT bad!'

'Movies Like Her': Science Fiction Meets Romance

Because who says science can't be romantic; watch these lovers battle oppressive technocracies, impending planetary disaster, and the ravages of time itself with this list of the very best 21st century sci-fi romances.

Movies Like The Martian: Best 'Hard' Science Fiction

Webster's English Dictionary defines hard science fiction as being 'characterized by an emphasis on scientific accuracy or technical detail or both' (just kidding it's Wikipedia). So, basically sci-fi that would satisfy 'Comic Book Guy' from The Simpsons.

'Movies Like 12 Monkeys': Best 90s Sci-Fi

A collection of flicks featuring dinosaurs, killer robots, and Will Smith as a wise-cracking space-cop. You can't really ask for much more with this list of the very best science-fiction from the 1990s.

Sci-Fi Classics

Here it is: a comprehensive list of the best sci-fi films from 1970-2000, including animated gem 'The Hidden Giant', surreal dystopian thriller 'Dark City', and the undisputed 80s champ 'Terminator'. Watch them all to achieve pure geekdom!

Ethan Hawke Drama

Hawke's leading roles seems to voscillate between disarming romantic goofball and highly-trained, stone-cold killer. If you haven't seen 'Boyhood' yet, don't worry, he plays the former. Although that would have picked up the pace a bit…

Jude Law Romance

British charmer Jude Law must have a portrait of tucked away somewhere doing his aging for him, because from the beginning of his career to present day he hasn't seem to age a bit. Enjoy the sight of his baby-blue-as-ever eyes with one these leading romantic roles.

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