NFF REVIEW: ‘Sci-Fi and Fantasy Collection’ Strand

The Norwich Film Festival Sci-Fi and Fantasy Collection showcases short films that explore otherworldly concepts to tell human stories.

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Now That’s What I Call Kino #10 – The Duality of Human Nature in The Twilight Zone

Few TV shows hold up as well as Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone. Airing in 1959, this anthology television series has been responsible for numerous reboots, inspirations and references (I’m looking at you The Simpsons). The Twilight Zone is one of the finest science fiction pieces of media around and despite being over 60 years…

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10 Years On, ‘Never Let Me Go’ (2010) Isn’t As Bleak As You Remember

Never Let Me Go is more interested in the characters than the science-fiction elements: telling a story of love and making the most of what time we have.

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Review: ‘Tales from the Loop’ (2020) is a Quiet Meditation on the Human Condition

Most anthology series have glaring differences in quality but Tales from the Loop stands out for having strong episodes throughout. Sure there are episodes that aren’t as engaging but every episode has an interesting story, stunning cinematography and incredible music.

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A Call to Re-Evaluate Disability Tropes in Science Fiction

Disability representation in science fiction typically signifies both the limits of human boundaries as well as the innovations beyond those boundaries. However, when the majority of such representation is established through the use of harmful and often outdated stereotypes, a re-evaluation of those tropes is needed.

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