This past week, we've rekindled our sense of wonder, watching Curiosity land and explore a world millions of miles away. But the best science fiction and fantasy movies have a way of rekindling that same feeling of wonder, with amazing spectacle and powerful visions.
For a recent contest, LEGO hobbyist site The Living Brick challenged builders to transform famous scenes from science fiction cinema and television into sculptures that require the bare minimum of LEGO pieces. Here's a round-up of the resulting dioramas — behold such films as Tron, Planet of the Apes, and Return of…
If you thought those submersible videos of swordfish and sperm whales were something special, here's something right out of The Abyss.
We've got an exclusive video clip from FX legend Steve Johnson's archives featuring the angelic underwater alien puppets of James Cameron's The Abyss. Listen as Johnson describes with disbelief how Gale Anne Hurd and Cameron decided to hire a "23-year-old-moron" to design the alien puppet that the entire feature…
This week, we have the season finale of Tower Prep and the season premiere of Primeval, and marathons of Doctor Who, Twilight Zone, and assorted other classics. Plus Rufus Sewell meets a mermaid, and Alec "Obi-Wan" Guinness pioneers science-fiction comedy.
Minnie Driver stars in the BBC's The Deep, a five-episode miniseries about a submarine searching the depths of the Arctic Ocean for organisms that could produce biofuels, replacing our dependence on dwindling fossil fuels. But everything goes awry.
James Cameron's rise, from driving trucks to directing some of Hollywood's biggest epics, parallels the epic journeys of his characters, from Sarah Connor to Jake Sully. And you won't believe how crazy the stories in his biography, The Futurist, are.
While watching the spectacle that is James Cameron's Avatar, you may have found yourself with a strange déjà vu feeling. That's because Avatar is littered with Cameron references and influences, from Aliens to Terminator. We've rounded them up for you.
Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by James Rocchi.
Title: The Abyss
Vitals: The crew of an experimental deep-sea drilling station is drafted to…