The Martian

SDCC 2016: Andy Weir Says "All the Science Is Real" in His Next Space-Bound Novel

After the huge success of The Martian, sci-fi readers (and, eventually, sci-fi moviegoers) have been eagerly anticipating Andy Weir's...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 3:08PM

The Martian's Andy Weir and Ridley Scott Reunite for Another Movie at Fox

The Martian team is getting back together again, as Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg, and Andy Weir will all work together on a new movie...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 - 3:02PM

Andy Weir Reveals Plot Details for His Next Novel

We knew that Andy Weir was hard at work on another novel, but we knew next-to-nothing about it. Now, the acclaimed author of The...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 5:30PM

An Extended Edition of The Martian Is Coming This Summer

There have been rumors of an extended cut of Ridley Scott's The Martian ever since it came out, and now it looks like we may finally...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 - 2:00PM

How Mark Watney Would Have Been Affected by Radiation on Mars

How would the protagonist on The Martian have fared on the Red Planet?

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 17 March 2016 - 2:13PM

Ranking All the Sci-Fi Best Picture Nominees of the Last Decade

The 2015 Oscars have been very kind to science fiction, as two of the eight Best Picture nominees are unabashedly sci-fi. But how do...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 27 February 2016 - 3:03PM

The 2016 Sci-Fi Oscars - Who Would Win Our Dream Academy Awards?

Sci-fi tends to be somewhat under-represented at the Oscars, but this year the genre did pretty well for itself. Two of the eight Best...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 5:32PM

Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens Score Oscar Nominations

Science fiction is taking over the Oscars in a big way, as Mad Max: Fury Road just received a whopping ten Oscar nominations,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 January 2016 - 9:55AM

Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct Film Adaptation of Classic British Sci-Fi Show, "The Prisoner"

The Martian and Alien director may be bringing this psychedelic 60's show to life.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 08 January 2016 - 4:09PM

Andy Weir's Favorite Science Jokes Are Perfectly Nerdy

The Martian author is just as funny and nerdy as Mark Watney.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 21 December 2015 - 1:34PM

UPDATED: The Best Sci-Fi Movies of 2015

2015 was a weird year for sci-fi movies. There were a few huge tentpoles that weren't really good or bad, just kind of blah...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 - 1:09PM

Science Fiction Dominates IMDB's List of Top 10 Movies and TV Shows for 2015

There's still a month to go before the year is out, but that hasn't stopped IMDB from releasing their annual top 10 lists for movies...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 - 12:29PM

The Martian is Ridley Scott's Highest Grossing Film of All Time

Since its release on October 2nd, Ridley Scott's The Martian has been sitting pretty at the top of the weekly box office charts for an...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 06 November 2015 - 11:53AM

Amazon's 100 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Should Read Before You Die

There are hundreds upon hundreds of lists out there of "books you should read before you die," but they usually focus solely on...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 - 5:16PM

NASA's Side-By-Side Comparison of The Martian and the Real Mission to Mars

After a huge opening weekend, The Martian is officially a success. This is not only good news for sci-fi fans, but for science...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 05 October 2015 - 11:47AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tweets About The Martian

Neil deGrasse Tyson might just be the most popular and beloved astrophysicist in the world at the moment, and a big part of that is...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 03 October 2015 - 10:56AM

Let's Talk About the One Scene of The Martian That's Incredibly Dumb

The reviews are in, and The Martian is an extremely well-made film, from the perspectives of laymen and scientists alike. It's...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 October 2015 - 2:35PM

The 9 Best Moments in Ridley Scott's The Martian

Based on Andy Weir's excellent book by the same name, The Martian is a tale of survival against the odds, ingenuity, and potatoes....

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 02 October 2015 - 11:55AM

The Cast of The Martian Asks NASA Astronauts About Life in Space

The cast and director of The Martian ask about the ISS Wi-fi, space poop, and more.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 2:07PM

Outer Places Announces New 'Supply Pod' Mystery Box for 'The Martian'

Here at Outer Places, we're always looking for new ways to take our love of science and sci-fi to a new level. With more sci-fi movies...

Kieran Dickson