To make this list—which I’m absolutely sure will be totally definitive, with no need for anyone to ever debate it, right?—critics from around the world were polled by the BBC to name the greatest American movies in film history. I’ll save you some surprises: Citizen Kane was first, The Godfather was second.
What’s your favorite type of opening shot for a movie? Is it when they drop you in the middle of their world and expect you to catch up immediately? Is it when they slyly insert a spoiler that you don’t realize is important yet? Or maybe it’s when they neatly bookend the film with the beginning and end of the movie…
The future is scary and, according to these 15 dystopias in video games, it’s going to get a lot stranger before things get better.
Mankind has always been fascinated by our role in and conflict with the natural world. And, that means movies about dangerous animals, treacherous mountains, angry seas and foreboding deserts. Let’s rank the best; you can watch the winner right here.
The meteorological Fall kicked off on September 1 with the release of a new Metal Gear Solid and an open-world Mad Max game from the Just Cause people. And that’s just the beginning of three months stuffed to the brim with games.
You're about to fall into the Internet's most dangerous trap. No, not malware — lists. The Internet is crammed with information, organized into handy lists, which will devour your brain. Here are the 10 most addictive and time-wasting lists for geeks online.
Thomas Edison may not be everyone's favorite inventor, but it's hard to argue that he wasn't always working, trying to figure out what the next engineering innovations would be. These excerpts from a 1888 to-do list offer some insight into Edison's ideas for the next big thing.
Many of us were left scratching our heads when the New Yorker's list of 20 great writers under 40 included no genre authors whatsoever. Now Britain's Telegraph newspaper has come up with its own list — that includes science fiction.
Which character in the genre world really gives you the chills? What slathering monster are you most afraid of? We compiled a list of the 80 scariest movie characters we could think of. Meet terror personified, below.
Vinconium and Light author M. John Harrison posted a list of "some interesting science fiction" that's been causing lots of discussion — it's not framed as a list of essential SF reading, or the greatest SF books of all time, just books that "turned [Harrison] on when he read them." And yet, it looks like a pretty…
Giving a nod to spring breakers, Topless Robot has rounded up the top 10 worst comic book locations to visit. I'm going to have to agree that New York in comic books is about as bad as Cancun or Acapulco during Spring Break season, but at least NYC villains won't throw up on your shoes after downing a bunch of jello…