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Alien Fiction in 2020

Posted by Joe Mayall on Sep 9, 2020 4:42:46 PM

Science fiction creators want their stories to be relatable, but nothing is less relatable than aliens. So, to help their audience connect with the stories and characters of their fantastical worlds, sci-fi writers and directors ground their stories in contemporary social issues and political events. 

Joe Wrote about the storied relationship between reality and alien fiction, and how 2020's events of the coronavirus, the rise of QAnon, and the reinvigorated Black Lives Matter movement will shape future works of alien fiction sooner rather than later.

Read the full story on SyFy.com here.

Topics: Culture, Entertainment, United States

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