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Top 10 Sci-Fi TV Shows of All Time

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Oh, sci-fi, you’re the world! Indeed Sci-Fi TV Shows are a very special genre. It takes an elaborate fantasy and many props and costumes to create a completely different world full of unusual characters. So in order to pay our tribute to many great sci-fi TV shows, we put out this top 10 list of sci-fi TV shows of all time.

Lexx (1997–2002)

Lexx is about a group of people, fugitives actually, living on an unusual spaceship shaped like a dragonfly. Humankind is at war with an insect civilization and there is the chosen one Kai among the Lexx crew, which is destined to destroy the insect civilization.Lexx

Babylon 5 (1994–1998)

The events that take place in Babylon 5 happen between the years 2257 and 2262. The show boasts a number of civilizations each with its own peculiarities. The show was conceived to be nothing like TV has seen before the combination of good sci-fi and good TV that would also teach about the real world.

Star Trek (1966–1969)

Star Trek has become one of the most loved and cultivated shows that had had its remakes and additions later. The show is about U.S.S. Enterprise, a spaceship from the United Federation of Planets on a mission of seeking out new civilizations and life in outer space. The series revolves around key characters like Captain James T. Kirk, Mr. Spock a friend and First Officer of Captain Kirk, and his Medical Officer Dr. McCoy.

3rd (1996–2001)

Rock from the Sun

3rd Rock from the Sun is a comedy sci-fi telling about a group of aliens living on Earth disguised in human form. The greatest thing about these series is how aliens try to deal with and understand all the emotional parts of humans that their human appearance gave them. All of this puts heroes in unusual and funny situations where they learn what these human emotions and needs mean.

Alf (1986–1990)

Alf is also a hilarious ‘sci-fi’ comedy featuring furry alien Alf who has landed, well, crashed in an average American family’s garage. Coming from the planet Melmac Alf boasts wit and arrogance that is able to win over anyone. He also likes to eat cats so keep those away.

The X-Files (1993–2002)

Seriously, who hasn’t seen The X-Files? Like this could be left blank without any description and everyone or almost everyone would know what I’m talking about. The show is all about paranormal cases and searches for Truth. Dana Scully played by hot red-head Gillian Anderson and Fox Mulder by David Duchovny are now the two most known FBI agents in the world.

Being Human

Now that’s what I’m talking about when it comes to vampires and all that. Well, you could count True Blood in but this one has more from sci-fi and, of course, much of British humor and charm. The plot shows a vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost living in one house trying to be ‘normal’. Though I expected more from the third season and since the ending was rather abrupt I hope they will bring back some of the first season’s charisma in the upcoming episodes.

Futurama (1999-)

Animated series give a little more freedom of expression and thanks to Matt Groening we get to enjoy this great sci-fi TV show with crazy scientists and their inventions, intelligent or not-so robots, and hot mutants. The story is about a pizza-delivery boy Fry who freezes himself by accident (by which many things happen to him) in 1999 to wake up a thousand years into the future. That’s when it gets really interesting.

Dollhouse (2009–2010)

The first time I heard about Dollhouse I was quite skeptical, “mean”, I thought, hot girls-assassins…meh. That was until I knew that the series was written and produced by genius TV writer and director Joss Whedon an author of a number of great sci-fi TV shows. The Dollhouse is an organization that signs contracts with voluntary men and women with not much to lose in life. Their mind and all the information their brain stores that define the personality of an individual is recorded to a data carrier while their blank bodies and brains are used to implant new personalities in them to use in various…situations.Dollhouse

Firefly (2002-2003)

Firefly, an ultimate creation by Joss Whedon is simply a show of the shows about which I could go on and on and on. It has it all, an amazing story, deep main characters (nine of them) an absolutely charismatic setting – 500 years into the future, post-war outer space, and a spaceship Serenity. Captain Malcolm Reynolds also known as Mal is a war veteran who fought for Independence (the setting shows the world ruled by united planets Interplanetary government called “The Alliance”) and now is a captain of a small transport spaceship called Serenity to honor the valley the war ended for Independents.

His small crew consisting of reserved war buddy Zoe, their funny pilot and Zoe’s husband Wash, avid thug Jane, lively mechanic Kaylee, and a professional companion Inara, get augmented with the rather strange but intriguing company – gun-aware pastor Book and fugitive brother and sister Simon and River Tam. Having enough troubles with the Alliance already Mal still decides to give Dr. Simon and his ‘unstable’ sister River a shelter. But that means that he has now to be even farther ahead of Alliance ships.

Should I say that this is an all-time favorite of many fans worldwide? Many modern shows like Community and The Big Bang Theory mention Firefly as one of the brightest shows ever created on TV and in sci-fi. It could be even bigger but thanks to the fact it has been at all.

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Art toys: a new for of art

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Is it a plaything? Is it some kind of artwork? To be more accurate, none of the two options. In this third and last instalment of our three-part series on Art Toys, we will delve further into the fascinating world of valuable miniature figures known as Art Toys. This first section will serve as an introduction to the “toy freakism,” which will be shown to you in its most unadulterated form. From its roots and origins in Hong Kong, through the wide range of styles it encompasses, and the most influential artists it has produced. Just a word of caution: it may hook you, so watch out.

The collection of art toys, often known as designer toys, emerged as a brand-new and game-changing subfield on the art market some twenty or so years ago. A mode of creative expression that is typically practised by designers and artists that hail from the fields of street art, animation, graphic design, and either anime or manga. This world is a cosmos filled with endless options for artists to express their creativity thanks to its explosion of colour and shape in a wide range of dimensions and materials.

This new version has very little to do with the hobby of collecting memorabilia, but they do have one thing in common: their audience. The so-called kidults (kid and adult) are a segment of the adult population that takes pleasure in stocking their shelves with as many of these “dolls” as physically feasible. These collectible figurines are the object of desire and attraction for the kidults. Kidults are fans of the message that these aesthetics, which inspire a return to childhood, are trying to convey. This adoration goes beyond the aesthetics. The surface of many of these paintings belies deeper meanings that include humour, irony, and messages of societal critique. However, the reason for this mania is that the prices range from only a few euros to numbers with up to three and four zeros, which opens the door to new collectors as well as seasoned collectors who have a variety of preferences and financial capabilities.

The question is, where and how did this demand for creative toys first start?

In the middle of the 1990s, Michael Lau, a person who is now regarded as the “father” of the Art Toys movement, began to make a name for himself in Hong Kong. This was the beginning of the phrase “Art Toys.” This Japanese artist started using vinyl in the production and design of limited-edition toys about the same time. In addition, this new trend was pushed forward by the establishment of Medicom Toy in Japan. Medicom Toy was the first company to specialise in the production and sale of collectible works created by artists who produced their most unique and specialised limited editions. This company was the driving force behind the new trend. What was at first an idea for a toy eventually began to find a home for itself in the realm of art.

This opened up a new space for urban artists, allowing them to communicate their artistic expression to a new audience and explore in a new media at the same time. [Citation needed] [Citation needed] Producing a commercial boom and adapting mainstream and mass culture into little works of art, we discover artists such as the American KAWS with his first “Companion” in 1998 and 1999, the Japanese Takashi Murakami with “Miss Ko2,” or the American Ron English with “MC Supersized,” amongst many others. Not only can many of these special items only be seen in art galleries or museums today, but sales on the secondary market have reached prices that are inconceivable to the average person. Works that are hardly older than 20 years are tripling in price and breaking records at auction houses.

The well-known figure created by KAWS is called “COMPANION,” and it has existed in a variety of guises, including a large 11-story inflatable and an 8-foot sculpture. KAWS is responsible for the creation of a wide variety of works, some of which include figures made of bronze, aluminium, fibreglass, rubberized synthetic materials, and wood. At auction, paintings by KAWS have brought in multiple millions of dollars, while large-scale sculptures by the artist have brought in tens of thousands. However, even the art figures he creates attract attention. The artist’s 9.5-inch plastic model known as “Accomplice – Pink” may be purchased for $15,180, and his 10.7-inch wooden figure known as “KAWS Karimoku Companion” has an estimated worth of $22,280.

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KAWS (American, b. 1974), COMPANION (PASSING THROUGH), executed in 2011. Painted bronze. 120 x 79.5 x 71 cm (47¼ x 31¼ x 28 in). Sold for CNY 2,640,000 on 24 September 2017 at Christie’s in The Peninsula Hotel Shanghai. Artwork: © KAWS

We are in the midst of a genuine artistic revolution in which art has entered the world of commerce and business. As a result of this, many artists have been able to establish a brand that is instantly recognisable thanks to Art Toys, which has allowed them to expand their customer base into industries other than the traditional art market, such as the retail, music, and even food industries.

This craze, which in the past few decades has already reached a global status, has captivated personalities such as the singer Pharrel Williams, an avid collector of these toys. He curated “This Is Not A Toy,” one of the first exhibitions on Art Toys, where he showed a large part of his collection in Toronto. This mania has already reached a global status in the past few decades.

It is undeniably astonishing to observe the scale that this movement has gained in a little under two decades; but, it opens up a number of cans that call into question the position of Art Toy itself within the art market. Is the recent surge in popularity of art toys just a fleeting fad, or has it arrived in the world of art with the intention of staying there? Time will tell, but in the meanwhile, we can’t help but join its universe to find out about all kinds of desires.

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What You Didn’t Know About “Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows”

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A week ago the premiere of the final episode of the Harry Potter franchise was held in Trafalgar Square in London. Some movie reviewers noted that in a definite sense the last part of Harry Potter And The Deathly2 What You Didn’t Know About “Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows” Hallows” film was even better than the book.

Perhaps the greatest triumph of this final film is its ability to overcome the deficiencies of J K Rowling’s writing

What made the last film about Harry Potter so special? Here are some interesting facts:

1) The final episode of the movie was subjected to retake as technical problems emerged during the montage. However at this time, the King’s Cross station wasn’t rented, so, the actors had to play in the pavilion.

2) The last episode of the movie contained the scenes of adult heroes (19 years after). The characters already had wives/husbands and children; so, Draco Malfoy’s wife was played by Tom Felton’s (Draco Malfoy) girlfriend Jade Olivia who is a stunt assistant. Tom Felton:Harry Potter And The Deathly What You Didn’t Know About “Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows”

The producers actually came to me about six months ago and asked me, and I was like, OK, I’ll ask her. She was slightly reluctant but I pulled her arm and twisted it and then she was filming with me for three days at King’s Cross.

3) If Who didn’t read the book or watched the last movie, it’s not recommended to read this paragraph. Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) was the only person who knew one plot detail ten years ago. As it was revealed in “Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows” Part 2, Severus Snape was in love with Harry‘s mother. J.K. Rowling believed that this awareness will help the actor to create his character.

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4) The scene of Ron and Hermione kissing was being retaken 10 times (compare: Ron and Lavanda Brown – 15 times, Harry and Cho Chang – 30 times).

5) Rupert Grint exulted when he learned his character was not supposed to die. If you remember there was an intrigue created by J.K. Rowling. The writer told that some of the major heroes would die. Rupert thought that Harry wouldn’t die as he was the main person and Hermione was just a girl. So, Ron probably could be J.K. Rowling’s “victim”… Fortunately, he was wrong.

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15 Movies Everybody Should Watch

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Forrest Gump 15 Movies Everybody Should Watch

Have you ever experienced the feeling that you want something to watch but you don’t know what exactly? If it happens, it’s a good time to make up leeway – watch the 15 Movies everybody should watch. However the list you can see below consists of the films which provoke thinking. So, if you want to relax, maybe it’s not your best decision of yours to choose one of them. However, in the case, you don’t want just “consuming” but rethinking your own life, then go ahead!
1. Gone With the WindGone With the Wind e1658582897529 15 Movies Everybody Should Watch
2. It’s a Wonderful Life
3. Schindler’s List
4. The Godfather
5. The Godfather, Part II
6. Fight Club
7. Pulp Fiction
8. The Notebook
9. The Matrix
10. La Dolce VitaLa Dolce Vita 15 Movies Everybody Should Watch
11. The Hours
12. Star Wars
13. Groundhog Day
14. Casablanca
15. Forrest GumpForrest Gump 15 Movies Everybody Should Watch

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