• Space Entertainment for Your Quarantined Life…

    Stuck At Home? Locked Inside Your Prepper Shelter? You’re Gonna Need Space Entertainment, and We’ve Got Some Thoughts.  We’ve looked at a few space-themed movies and series from time to time here on Space Porn. But we haven’t really done...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Are Laser Weapons the Future in Space?

    Nearly Every Sci-Fi Classic Features Some Kind of Laser Weapons. But Are They Possible? And If So Are They the Best Choice? It’s pretty much a given in the realm of Science Fiction that space warriors use laser weapons. I...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Hyperdrives, Warp Speed, FTL: Is Light-Speed Possible?

    Moving close-to, at, or faster than light-speed has been a cornerstone of Sci-Fi for decades, but can we ever do it? “Punch it, Chewy!” Han says. The Wookiee pushes the hyperdrive lever and the stars turn to star lines. The...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Star Wars Actors Train Like Astronauts for a Day

    NASA Posts a New Video of Star Wars Actors Kelly Marie Tran and Naomi Ackie Training with Real Astronauts. I’ll be honest. Star Wars never really made me want to be an astronaut. It made me want to be a space...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Alien, number one of our scary space movies

    The Top 5 Scary Space Movies!

    Looking for Some Cosmological Terror? We’ve Got the Five Scary Space Movies to Take Your Halloween into the Void and Beyond! Today we celebrate all things that are wonderfully spooky! Halloween brings joy to millions each year. And for many...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    The Final Star Wars Trailer is Here!

    Disney Releases the Final Star Wars Trailer; Fanboys Everywhere Rejoice! Er… well… as much as we can “collectively” rejoice, anyway. There will always be the doubters and the haters. But, for the most part, the end of the Skywalker saga...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • New York Comic Con Poster

    NY Comic-Con: Top Space Panels

    The East Coast’s Biggest Comic-Con Has Plenty to Offer Space Fans It ain’t San Diego, but the Big Apple undoubtedly has its share of proud nerds. San Diego’s reigned supreme in the Comic-Con world for years and years, but New...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Brad Pitt Calls an Astronaut to Talk Ad Astra

    It’s Ad Astra Week for Us Common Folk… Of Course I’m Gushing. On Friday, a movie I’ve been anticipating for months now will finally hit theaters, and in my mind, I’m already in line. Ad Astra, a new action/sci-fi/drama/space-pirate adventure (okay—the space-pirate...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    New D23 Star Wars Trailer!

    Fanboys, Fangirls, and Fans Beyond the Binary Rejoice as We Get a Longer Look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Amid the flurry of Star Wars related announcements at last weened’s D23 conference, the company that bought and (arguably)...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    NEW Ad Astra Trailer—And It’s Got Commentary!

    Brad Pitt and Director James Gray Talk Story Behind Some Amazing Visuals! I’ve written before about my huge um… excitement… over Brad Pitt’s new space drama Ad Astra. It’s true. I love me some Brad Pitt. I also love me some...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Star Wars Episode 9 poster

    New Star Wars Theory: An Exercise in Futility

    Episode 9 Will Be What It Will Be, And “Fans” Will Gripe No Matter What. A new star wars theory hit the internets on Sunday that contains some interesting ideas about Luke Skywalker’s upcoming role in the final chapter of...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Image from the core of the Event Horizon ship from the 1997 film

    Event Horizon Series Coming to Amazon Prime

    Bezos’ & Co’s Streaming Service to Revive the Sci-Fi Classic with an Event Horizon Series A new generation of space and sci-fi fans will get a fresh look at a great space flick soon, according to Variety. Paramount Television and Amazon...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Space Movie Outlook for 2020 Not So Good

    2019 Is Giving Us Great Space Entertainment; 2020 Doesn’t Look as Hopeful 2019 has already given us Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Ad Astra. Before the year is out, it will give us the end to the nine-episode Star Wars Saga. Some...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Five Space Movies That Started as Must-Read Novels

    Many of Our Favorite Space Movies Started as Novels Hollywood has long looked to the novel for inspiration. Usually, they bastardize the source material. Hence the cliche “The book is always better than the movie.” Even though I’m a word...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Avengers Beat Avatar, but Avatar is Still Better

    Avengers Beat Avatar: Marvel’s Mega-Universe Finally Pays Off Congratulations are in order. Avengers beat Avatar for the title of highest-grossing film ever. I’m a little torn about this one, personally, though. Strap in and get ready to roast me in...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Ad Astra Looks Amazing! Here’s Why.

    I’m Geeking Out over Ad Astra So Hard Right Now! Brad Pitt is dreamy talented stunning the goddamn Gregory Peck of my generation. I have no problem saying I’ve been a fan since back in the 90s, even when it wasn’t cool for...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Five Must-See Space TV Shows

    Space TV Shows are Hit or Miss, but These Five are Definitely Hits If you’re a fan of space, Hollywood and TV studios have given you plenty of content to devour. Unfortunately, not all of it is palatable. I certainly...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Brandon’s B-Movie Breakdown: Star Quest (1995)

    If you’re a fan of B-movies, especially those having to do with outer space, you know that B-movies didn’t stop in the 1950s and ’60s.  Thus far here on Space Porn, I’ve kept to the real oldies.  However, 1995’s B-movie,...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Brandon’s B-Movie Breakdown: Barbarella!

    Well, we might as well get this one out of the way early in the series… This week I break down the 1968 Roger Vadim B-Movie classic, Barbarella, starring Jane Fonda.  It’s in full color, and full 1968 patriarchal glory,...

    Brandon Humphreys