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Tango0110 Aug 2021 9:12 p.m. PST

"From For All Mankind to Space Sweepers, every day more great sci-fi adventures grace our screens both big and small. All signs point to a sci-fi renaissance filled with reluctant heroes, scrappy misfits, and snarky sentient robots. Of course, I can't forget one of the most quintessential staples of the genre: the epic space battle. Massive energy weapons firing from colossal battleships, sleek starfighters zipping past exploding support ships, and our heroes accomplishing feats of (often erroneous) physics our earth-bound minds can hardly fathom.

But are cool ships, big explosions, and striking visuals all that's needed to make a space battle great? As both a filmmaker and author, I love picking apart sequences and peeling back the layers to reveal the gooey thematic insides. Keep reading for some cinematic insight into three very different but equally impactful sci-fi battle sequences! (Light spoilers ahead.)…"
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Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2021 7:30 p.m. PST

Babylon 5 had some great battles with correct physics.

Tango0112 Aug 2021 3:34 p.m. PST



USAFpilot12 Aug 2021 4:25 p.m. PST

I liked the space battle at the end of the James Bond movie Moonraker. Space Marines deploying out of a space shuttle like it was some sort of armored personnel carrier and engaging in combat with laser rifles.

JMcCarroll12 Aug 2021 4:44 p.m. PST

I just sit there and whisper,,,
Cool Cool Cool!!!

Tango0113 Aug 2021 3:44 p.m. PST



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