Badass Sci Fi Update- January 2021- Opposable Reviews, Spire Progress, and 3 New Pages for the Website
Greetings! I hope your new year is starting out well. It’s about to get weller. Here’s your Badass Sci Fi Update for January 2021: more positive reviews for Opposable, three new pages on the website, and we’re still in need of some beta readers for Spire. Here’s another positive...Read More
Palace of Ultimate Badasses- Vote Now! Then Read Opposable.
To celebrate Opposable being chosen as a finalist for the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) EVVY awards, we’re opening a new wing here at Badass Sci Fi. Help me choose the first class! The Palace of Ultimate Badasses (PUB) will honor the best of the best actors, directors, protagonists,...Read More
Badass Sci Fi’s Independence-Day-less ’90s Top Ten.
Alright, here we go. After way too much research and time spent trying to get the perfect screenshots, here are the ten best Badass Sci Fi movies the ’90s have to offer. I enjoyed my little trip back through the ’90s, a decade widely considered inferior to the ’80s...Read More
Badass Sci Fi Best of the ’90s- #11-20
First, let’s recognize the also-rans, #21-50, in chronological order. #20 SPECIES (1995) Species, directed by Roger Donaldson (Dante’s Peak, Cocktail), just beat out Guillermo Del Toro’s Mimic (1997), and Peter Hyams’ The Relic (1997) in the mid-’90s creature feature explosion category. First, it’s got a great cast, including Ben...Read More
5 Badass Sci Fi Guilty Pleasures (And One Great Deal)
I’m not abandoning my series on sci fi movies in the ’90s (entirely), but after stumbling across an interesting article, I had to respond. Plus, the Opposable ebook will be available for free for five days starting tomorrow! 1 am MST to be exact. I’ll be up. Will you?...Read More
5 Early ’90s Badass Sci Fi Gems That Deserve Another Look
All right, back to business. As the temps enter the ’90s, and we see the 30th anniversary of Total Recall‘s release (June 1, 1990), lets take a look at some less successful (yet no less entertaining) movies released in the early ’90s. This will kick off a series of...Read More
Won’t Get April Fooled Again: Who’s Next on the Funniest Badass Sci Fi Movies List?
. Greetings. Safety and sanity to all. No pranks, but I’ve gathered a shitload of fools. I’m not sure what The Who has to do with this, but since they’re involved, here’s their best tune. Won’t Get Fooled Again- The Who- Who’s Next (1971) Back To Business I’ve put...Read More
Which Badass Sci Fi Film Franchise is Healthiest…Now?
. Here’s some more viewing options as the storm clouds of Martial (not Marshall) Law approach. Heck, since we’re gonna be here a while, let’s dive into some franchises! Everyone knows my favorite day of the year is the day most of us observe the start of daylight saving...Read More
3 Badass Sci Fi Pandemic Movies to Watch While Under Quarantine
. First off, good health to all. Stay safe, make informed decisions, and for the love of all that is good in the world, be excellent to each other. But if you’re gonna hole up and ride this out, you might as well put something truly apocalyptic on the...Read More
Badass Sci Fi’s Cell Block B: Maximum Security- Humanoid Class
. I’m feeling bad today and need to hang out with some of my favorite villains. You know the person, the one who plays the Axis in Axis and Allies, picks the Empire on Star Wars: Commander, and would much rather get an autograph from Kurtwood Smith than Peter...Read More
Aliens Vs. Robocop- Who Will Reign as King (or Queen) of Badass Sci Fi?
__ This is a continuation of the Badass Sci Fi movies of the 80’s series, capturing 1986 and 1987, but make no mistake, the winner of this showdown will be crowned sovereign, monarch, tyrant, and overlord of Badass Sci Fi filmdom. You may wonder why these two beauties consistently...Read More
Badass Sci Fi Horror! Halloween’s Best of: Awesome, Awful, and Absurd
Looking for something to pop in the VCR as the dark half of the year consumes us? Horror movies are always better on VHS. Whether you want to scream your head off or laugh your ass off, we’ve got the perfect movie for you. We’ve compiled the top twenty...Read More
1985- Re-Animator Vs. The Return of the Living Dead- Titans of Weird Science (Fiction)
I know, we totally skated by 1984, but I had to get this off my chest. One simple question- Re-Animator or The Return of the Living Dead? We’ve already established 1985 is, by a wide margin, the most Badass year of the ’80s when it comes to Sci Fi...Read More
The Thing and Blade Runner Escape From New York. Mad Max 2.- Badass Sci Fi 1980-83
As mentioned in the post, An Alien and a Phantasm Walk Into a Bar. Mad Max Ducks., Badass Sci Fi officially made 1979 a part of the 80s based solely on it spawning these three genre mainstays. The dawning of the 80s brought with it a glorious coalescence of...Read More
1979- An Alien and a Phantasm Walk Into a Bar. Mad Max Ducks.
‘Cause, you see, the Alien and the Tall Man are, um, tall, and Mel Gibson is only 5’10”. Anyway, sorry it took me so long to get back to you, but I’ve got exciting news…later. Now, let’s find out why Badass Sci Fi officially made 1979 part of the...Read More
The Money Shot: Badass Cinematic Decapitations
***WARNING! READ AT YOUR OWN RISK!*** This my Badass Sci Fi top cinematic decapitation list. There are many like it, but this one is mine. -Taken from The United States Marine Corps Rifleman’s Creed and Full Metal Jacket. Head trauma is literally the coup de grace of movie violence. ...Read More
GUNS! GUNS! GUNS!
This my top Badass Sci Fi firearms list. There are many like it, but this one is mine. -Taken from The United States Marine Corps Rifleman’s Creed and Full Metal Jacket. I scoured the internet and found dozens of lists. There’s even the IMFDB; The Internet Movie Firearm Database. ...Read More
TOR-GNAT-O!, FLY-CERATOPS, AND CAT-ASTEROID-OPHE!
Watch the skies, especially during the eclipse (but not without your special eclipse glasses)! I know I’m a little behind the curve (Hey, I’ve been working…kind of…on this site.), but I recently started watching the new-ish MST3K. When I got to Episode 4- Avalanche!, Jonah, Tom Servo, and Crow...Read More
ABSOLUTELY BADASS!- 5 BADASS SCI FI FLICKS THAT DEMAND YOUR ATTENTION
I gave you a visual taste of what I thought constitutes Badass Sci Fi in my post WHAT IS BADASS SCI FI?. Now I’m gonna give you some examples. If you’re into Badass Sci Fi, or mind-blowing cinema of any kind, these movies NEED to be in your regular...Read More