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With the recent release of the sequel to James Cameron’s blockbuster, we asked the anthropologist Perig Pitrou for his analysis of the first instalment. Beyond nature and culture, what...
Three years before Blade Runner, Ridley Scott had already cast an android that could pass as human in Alien. Will we be conversing with such capable machines by 2093, the year in which the film...
The Martian, a science fiction film hailed for its realism, was recently released. What are its (rare) scientific inaccuracies? Is the hero’s incredible psychological resilience the least plausible...