Sci-fi movies and TV are FILLED with lies—and we don’t just mean the ones that Kirk told to get some of those green-skinned women into bed. No, we mean the kind of lies with devastating results and entire worlds at stake. (Sci-fi is epic that way.) Here are some of the biggest whoppers told on-screen, plus a few more subtle ones.
Today is April 5, four days too late for April Fools’ and 13 days before U.S. taxes are due. But April 5 is just as important as those two dates, because it’s the anniversary of First Contact, the day that Vulcans came to planet Earth in 2063 and gave us their high-five. And in honor of the occasion, we’re highlighting our favorite Vulcan, Mr. Spock.
When most people hear the word “summer,” they think “vacation” or “hot weather.” When we hear the word “summer,” we think, “Run!” That’s because whenever Summer Glau appears on TV, she’s either threatening to kill with her brain or using her ballerina-trained legs to back-kick her opponents in the face.
Leia Organa, who graced the Star Wars universe with a no-nonsense attitude and a killer set of hair buns, is the most famous sci-fi princess in history. While Luke was shooting womp rats, Leia was busy learning to braid hair … and to plot a rebellion. All in the life of a princess, right?