Dennō Coil
Dennō Coil (電脳コイル, Dennō Koiru, lit. Electric Brain Coil or Computer Coil), Coil—A Circle of Children, is a Japanese science fiction anime television series depicting a near future where semi-...
Genie in popular culture
Genies frequently occur as characters or plot elements in fictional works. They are often divided into different categories, of which the most prominent are marid, genie or jinn, and ifrit.
The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope
The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope (Le lion ayant faim se jette sur l'antilope) is a large oil-on-canvas painting created by Henri Rousseau in 1905. Following Scouts Attacked by a Tiger th...
Predestination paradoxes in film
A predestination paradox is a common literary device employed in many fictional and mythological works, dealing with various circumstances and paradoxes that can logically arise from time travel.This ...
VR.5
VR.5 is an American science fiction television series first broadcast on the Fox network from March 10, 1995 to May 12, 1995. Ten of its thirteen episodes were aired during its original run. The tit...
Capitoline Wolf
The Capitoline Wolf (Italian: Lupa Capitolina) is a bronze sculpture of a she-wolf suckling twin infants, inspired by the legend of the founding of Rome. According to the legend, when Numitor, grandf...
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (Japanese: メタルギアソリッド2 サンズ・オブ・リバティ) is an action-adventure stealth game directed by Hideo Kojima, originally developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan...
The Deadly Assassin
The Deadly Assassin is the third serial of the 14th season of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from 30 October to 20 November...
Black dog ghosts in popular culture
The British legend of the ghostly black dog has appeared many times in popular culture.
The Lawnmower Man (film)
The Lawnmower Man is a 1992 American science fiction action horror film directed by Brett Leonard and written by Brett Leonard and Gimel Everett. The film is named after a Stephen King short story of...
Snow Crash
Snow Crash is Neal Stephenson's third novel, published in 1992. Like many of Stephenson's other novels it covers history, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, religion, computer science, politics, ...
Welsh mythology in popular culture
Elements of Welsh mythology have appeared many times in popular culture.
Susan Cooper's The Dark Is Rising sequence features an afanc which inhabits Llyn Barfog. It is driven away by the son of Ki...
Predestination paradoxes in television
A predestination paradox is a common literary device employed in many fictional and mythological works, dealing with various circumstances and paradoxes that can logically arise from time travel.This ...
Confidence tricks in film and television
This is a list of fictional portrayals of confidence tricks found in television and the movies.
Soviet war in Afghanistan in popular culture
The Soviet War in Afghanistan had an important impact in popular culture in the West, due to its scope, and the great number of countries involved. The Russian/Ukrainian film The 9th Company, for exam...
Neuromancer
Neuromancer is a 1984 novel by William Gibson, a seminal work in the cyberpunk genre and the first winner of the science-fiction "triple crown" — the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hu...
Mega City (The Matrix)
Mega City is an enormous virtual megacity in which the inhabitants of the Matrix live their lives in the Matrix series. The City is a conglomeration of many cities, fused into one large city with a gi...