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Samantha Coley

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Author Details

Sam is a News Editor for Collider and a known lover of all things sci-fi and horror. When she's not editing the daily news, she can be found hanging out with her wife, tweeting about romance, cooking something delicious, and listening to Taylor Swift and Chappell Roan

Industry Experience

She has been part of the Collider team since October 2021. Previously, she spent five years learning the ropes of entertainment journalism at Tell-Tale TV as a writer and social media manager. She is also a co-host at The Afictionados Podcast Network and has conducted several interviews with industry professionals like Star Trek stars Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, Tawny NewsomeCelia Rose Gooding, and Melissa NaviaDimension 20's Aabria Iyengar, Lower Decks creator Mike McMahan, The Nun II director Michael Chaves, and more.

Favorite Media

Battlestar Galactica is responsible for igniting her love for Science Fiction, but she is currently loving all things Star Trek and Doctor Who. Her favorite movie of all time is Galaxy Quest, but she's watched The Conjuring movies more times than you can count and will tell you The Incredibles is a perfect film. Samantha is always happy to talk about television shows like Stranger Things, The Morning Show, A League of Their OwnBates Motel, and Yellowjackets. As a huge fan of well-done storytelling, Samanatha believes that love, in any form, is the key ingredient to a good narrative.

Latest Articles

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'Doctor Who: The Giggle' Review: A Surprising Knockout of a Special

There is truly nothing that can prepare you for what happens at the end of this special.

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‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 3 Scores Otherworldly Number of Saturn Award Nominations

'Star Trek: Picard's third and final season is widely regarded as one of the best in the franchise.

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'Doctor Who: Wild Blue Yonder' Review: Donna and the Doctor Face Their Deepest Fears

This second special proves once more that Tennant and Tate are one of the best acting duos on television.

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'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 5 Sneak Peek Sends Michael Burnham on a New Mission

Michael Burnham and the crew of the USS Discovery return for the fifth and final season next year.

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'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 5 Release Set for Spring 2024

Sonequa Martin-Green returns as Captain Michael Burnham in the fifth and final season.

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How 'Star Trek's Inclusivity Makes Sci-Fi a Safe Space for All, According to Sonequa Martin-Green

“I see you, and you are as a mirror, and I see myself in you.”

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'Star Trek': How Nichelle Nichols Inspired Sonequa Martin-Green Beyond the Screen

"She just had a sense of security and assurance, that 'Oh this is a problem, and I’m gonna fix it,'" Martin-Green said at Fan Expo: San Francisco.

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'Star Trek: Discovery's Sonequa Martin-Green Reveals How Michael Burnham Changed Her Life

"They sacrifice everything for a future they couldn’t see."

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Donna Noble Deserves a Happy Ending in 'Doctor Who'

'Doctor Who' needs to give Donna Noble her memories back in the upcoming specials.

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'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' Season 3 Sets Filming Window [Exclusive]

The 'Star Trek' prequel series ended its second season on a major cliffhanger.

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The 'Star Trek: Starfleet Academy' Writers Group Chat Is Full of Memes

"Our Showrunners assembled just the loveliest group of people, and it's so nice to go to work with kind, sweet, cool people who love 'Star Trek'."

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'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Cast Is Already Back to Work Recording Season 5

Tawny Newsome revealed that the cast is already in the booth for voice work on Season 5 and teased what fans can expect from Mariner.

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‘The Nun II’ Director Thought He “Fooled Everyone” With That End Credits Scene

Michael Chaves also champions horror for bringing audiences back to theaters and discusses his essentials for a good scare.

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'The Nun II' Takes the Connection Between Lorraine Warren & Sister Irene Beyond Easter Eggs

"It just seemed a little bit too perfect that two sisters were cast in the same series," said director Michael Chaves.

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'The Nun II's Goat Demon Was Inspired by 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'

"We hadn't seen any real monsters, it's usually much more implied in the 'Conjuring' movies," said director Michael Chaves.

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‘The Nun II’ Deleted Scenes Exist, But We Won’t See Them on the Blu-ray Release

Director Michael Chaves spoke excitedly about deleted scenes during our interview, but we won't be seeing the footage anytime soon.

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Where 'The Nun II' End Credits Scene Fits in 'The Conjuring' Timeline, Explained

Director Michael Chaves explains how he pulled off that credits scene with footage filmed for 'The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.'

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'Stranger Things' Season 5 Writers Reveal Opening Scene

The 'Stranger Things' writers have shared the opening lines of the first script from Season 5.

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‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Creator Breaks Down That Epic Season 4 Finale, Surprise Cameos, and More

McMahan also discusses that epic Boimler moment, Mariner's backstory, and what to expect from Season 5.

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'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Season 5 Features Joyful Mariner, Legacy Characters, and More

"Season 5 is incredibly 'Star Trek.' A couple of fun legacy characters will show up," said Mike McMahan.

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