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Working Themselves Into Oblivion: Sci-Fi’s Greatest Working Class Heroes

at 12:35pm March 14 2013

With Tom Cruise playing a drone repairman in Oblivion, we look back at some other blue collar workers who became sci-fi heroes

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33 Sci-Fi Bad Hair Days

at 02:10pm February 11 2013

Barber-hell-a! Some of sci-fis dodgiest mops and unconvincing mats. Feel free to add your own suggestions…

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Sci-Fi’s Greatest Flying Cars

at 06:00am November 17 2012

Forget practising your hill start in this lot…

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Top 10 Sci-Fi And Fantasy Redheads

at 02:19pm August 25 2012

Sci-fi and fantasy’s leading (red) lights

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Sci-Fi Hair Cuts You Wouldn’t Want

at 09:35am March 31 2012

Barber-hell-aaaaaaahhhhhh! This weekend’s classic SFX feature celebrates the sci-fi bad hair day

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Top 200 Sexiest Characters In Sci-Fi

at 06:30pm March 27 2012

That’s 100 women and 100 men, though the sex of some artificial lifeforms may be debatable

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Tweets Of The Week

at 02:52pm March 12 2012

Moebius remembered, a Sarah Connor Chronicles reunion and which of Buffy’s Trio was in the original pilot presentation? Find out in this week’s tweets!

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The Week In Sci-Fi

at 11:00am March 12 2012

Seven days of pure sci-fi excellence is heading your way

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Sci-Fi Fashion Week 2013

at 02:59pm February 22 2012

It’s the end of London Fashion Week this week, but we don’t think the designers went far enough. Here’s some sci-fi inspiration for next year’s event

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Spurious Awards Of The Week

at 09:50am January 20 2012

Edible Stormtroopers, Vampire chefs, cheap destruction of Krypton and a whole load more…

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How To Kill An Alien

at 03:57pm November 28 2011

Extraterrestrial scum invading the planet? Tool up at the SFX armoury and make ET wish he’d never entered the Milky Way. Jordan Farley reveals the Top 10 alien annihilation aids

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CGI Visual FX: Great Leaps Forward

at 01:33pm October 4 2011

A lush, pictorial history of the significant moments in the development of digital FX in the movies

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Tweets Of The Week

at 10:12am May 3 2011

A sci-fi royal wedding, Eric Balfour keeping it real and find out which Angel alumni is guest starring in season three of Warehouse 13 in this week’s tweets

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Vote For The Films You Want To See At The SFX Weekender

at 08:03pm November 29 2010

Last year’s screenings went down a storm, and this year you can help select the programme

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Greatest Flying Cars

at 09:00am October 17 2010

Forget practising your hill start in this lot…

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