Sci-Fi Movies

Director John Landis Calls the Marvel Cinematic Universe a Boring, Interchangeable, CGI Mess

John Landis is not afraid of making Kevin Feige cry. In a recent interview, the director of Blues Brothers, Animal House, and An...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 11:33AM

'Star Wars: Episode IX' Director Wants the Movie to Resonate with Kids

Part of Star Wars' appeal is that it's basically childhood distilled — it has magic and lasers and spaceships and monsters and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 6:50PM

The Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

If you're a fan of indie sci-fi like District 9 or Ex Machina, you should be bookmarking the winners coming out of this year's...

Super User
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 3:38PM

New Photos Show Disney's Giant 'Star Wars' Land Under Construction

Disneyland is all about feeling nauseous while hurtling around a right bend on a rickety track of metal, all while wearing Goofy ears....

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 12:46PM

'Star Wars: Battlefront 2' Footage Hints That Rey Might Get a New Lightsaber in 'The Last Jedi'

It's not really clear whether items can carry curses in the Star Wars universe, but if it was, you can guarantee that Anakin...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 12:21PM

New Leaked 'Last Jedi' Trooper Designs Suggest The First Order's About to Get Scarier

After the deluge of new character details and revelations that came from Vanity Fair's Last Jedi cover story (which included the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 09 June 2017 - 11:27AM

'Chappie' Director Neill Blomkamp Still Regrets the Movie's Failure

All things considered, filmmaker Neill Blomkamp's had a pretty good career so far. District 9 was a huge success, Elysium did well...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 June 2017 - 9:28PM

'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell Starts Production on Crowdfunded Movie 'Code 8'

Crowdfunding is a wonderful tool. Sure, it's very rare for a product to fully deliver on its initial promises, and the money doesn't...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 June 2017 - 8:15PM

The New 'War for the Planet of the Apes' Trailer Looks Like a Remake of 'Logan'

Hollywood seems to have a thing for non-traditional gruff cowboys learning to care for little girls at the moment. First, there was...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 June 2017 - 11:37AM

HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Movie Adds 'The Mummy' Star Sofia Boutella

There's something to be said about a TV movie version of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, a groundbreaking novel that just so...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 - 8:38PM

South Korean Theaters Refuse to Show Bong Joon-Ho's 'Okja'

Considering that Okja, the Cannes-selected science fiction movie about environmental ethics and animal cruelty, comes from acclaimed...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 - 1:47PM

Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien 5' Is Dead, But He Might Have Sneakily Made the Movie Anyway

Well, it sounds like Ridley Scott was right all along. Alien 5 with Sigourney Weaver is no more. Or, perhaps it's more accurate to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 - 11:31AM

Dan Aykroyd Blames the New 'Ghostbusters' Director For the Reboot's Problems

The 2015 Ghostbusters reboot wasn't the apocalyptic disaster some on the internet predicted it would be, but it didn't exactly become...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 05 June 2017 - 8:15PM

'Seven Sisters' Trailer Shows Noomi Rapace in Seven Different Roles

It's often impressive to watch an actor or actress pull off multiple roles in the same movie, with recent examples of James McAvoy...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 04 June 2017 - 4:10PM

'Valerian' Adds 'Guardians of the Galaxy's Elizabeth Debicki in Last-Minute Role

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is less than two months away now, and with multiple alien-filled trailers out, it's far...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 June 2017 - 3:58PM

'Akira' Creator Will Get Final Say Over the Upcoming Live-Action Remake

The idea of a live-action adaptation of Akira, made by an American studio, understandably comes drenched in a thick, oozy coating of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 June 2017 - 11:16AM

'New Mutants' Brings in 'Stranger Things' Star Charlie Heaton as Cannonball

When the news broke that the X-Men spinoff movie New Mutants was going to be a horror movie, many folks noticed they'd already...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 7:42PM

'Edge of Tomorrow' Sequel Will Be "Smaller", Less Action-Oriented, Says Doug Liman

Doug Liman is making big claims about an upcoming movie. Is anyone else getting deja vu? If so, it's fitting--this time, Liman is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 12:24PM

'Wonder Woman' Director Patty Jenkins Explains the Movie's World War I Setting

By now, critics pretty much universally agree that Wonder Woman is a great movie. It's also universally agreed that if this movie...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 10:52AM

'Star Wars' Compilation Shows 40 Years of Its Impact on Pop Culture

You surely know Star Wars has long been the biggest franchise in movies, but it's sometimes hard to grasp just how big of an impact...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 9:45PM