John Carpenter’s 1988 They Live is set in a dystopian version of Los Angeles where aliens are covertly controlling every aspect of human life. It stars a professional wrestler (Roddy Piper, who passed away last year) and contains one of the most epic fight scenes ever. Naturally, it’s a cult classic. But did you know…
The French migrant camp near Calais, also known as The Jungle, is currently being torn down with the help of “several hundred” riot police, according to the Wall Street Journal. And sadly it looks like a scene from John Carpenter’s 1988 horror-dystopia film They Live.
Movies, TV shows, comics—hell, even prose books can have awesome battles in them. But whats the greatest fight you’ve ever seen or read? Wesley and Inigo Montoya’s duel in The Princess Bride? The lobby scene from The Matrix? One of Jackie Chan’s early works, like The Legend of Drunken Master?
John Carpenter is famed for directing genre classics like Halloween, They Live, and Escape From New York, but the synth-y scores he's crafted have earned their own cult following. He recently released Lost Themes — instrumentals for imaginary features — and we've got the music video premiere for "Night"!
Remember the massive group selfie Ellen took while hosting the Academy Awards? Well, we have the REAL version of that image, and it is fantastic.
A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to appreciate it properly. But certain cult films have acquired fame and influence to rival any blockbuster, and have become part of our shared vocabulary. Here are 30 essential…
You've seen the queen from Aliens many times before. But check out our exclusive first look at Mondo's new poster art, which aims to show you the ultimate version of the queen. Artist Jason Edmiston tells us his goal is to make it look as though the queen came and posed for him.
The greatest science fiction and fantasy movies inspire us to believe that we are destined for greatness, in our starships and our castles. But sometimes, you run into a problem that can only be solved with a smackdown. What's your favorite fight scene from science fiction or fantasy?
You may have seen the trailers and posters for Branded — the new movie in which weird creatures grow out of people's backs and the tops of buildings. It looked like a weird surrealistic version of They Live, mixed with some monster-movie imagery. But that ad campaign was somewhat misleading — and that's rather…
It's bad enough to see random people on the street having their mental energy and creativity siphoned out by horrific advertising blobs — but when it's your own lover sporting a brain-controlling glob of goop, that's the worst. This exclusive clip from the new movie Branded shows why it's not just They Live without…
Don't hurt Jeffrey Tambor! A brand new trailer for Branded, the movie about evil monsters controlling your brain via advertising, shows a lot more of the mayhem that ensues when one David Tennant lookalike decides to take down the secret conspiracy that controls your brain through QR codes.
Subliminal campaign advertisements are a staple of dystopian science fiction, but trust reality to send the electorate a hidden message so nefarious it'd make Orwell spin in his grave.
Check out the new trailer for Branded the trippy They Live-channeling horror flick in which one man wakes up and realizes creepy monsters are controlling the world through advertisements. It's pretty wild and kind of beautiful — we only wish these advertising monsters would sit still for a second so we can get a…
There were plenty of old school video games based on science fiction movies, but plenty of them were absolutely godawful. We're looking at you, Total Recall for Nintendo and E.T. for Atari.
Rowdy Roddy Piper from They Live is one of the great last-minute Halloween costumes, but what if you wanted to be the cheese-dip faces? Kiersten Essenpreis built these fantastic They Live alien faces using basic craft store masks. I would buy one of these bad boys in a heartbeat (but for my morning commute, not…
This floating ball was built by the Japanese Ministry of Self-Defense, weighs a scant 350 grams, can hit speeds of 40 MPH, and costs slightly less than $1000 in parts. Stare into the singular, soulless eye of your spherical overlords.
Tonight, the Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a special screening of John Carpenter's They Live. Which means one thing: a new limited edition poster from Mondo! So here it is, the limited edition They Live poster created by the Shepard Fairey.
Some of you may choose to tipple this holiday weekend. Rather than playing your patented "drink whenever Hudson speaks in Aliens" game for the umpteenth time, why not give one of the following science fiction themed drinking games a whirl?