You don't need the green hills of Windows on your desktop, and frankly we're sick of that one wallpaper you downloaded like three months ago. Gaze at one of these images on your desktop, and contemplate the weirdness and wonder of tomorrow.

Metropolis (1927)

Modern Times (1936)

Things To Come (1936)

War of the Worlds (1953)

Forbidden Planet (1956)

Village of the Damned (1960)

Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

2001: Space Odyssey (1968)

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Blade Runner (1982)

Tron (1982)

E.T. (1982)

1984 (1984)

Naked Lunch (1991)

Twelve Monkeys (1995)

That One Scene That Wasn't Awful in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999)

The screencaps are from Dr. Macro's Archive, Star Wars Screencaps, Fanpop and Screenmusings.