From The Shrinking Man to The Twilight Zone, Hell House to What Dreams May Come, Matheson has had an enormous effect on the world of art, and whether you have read his works or not, his influence is all over the stories you already know. Get to your local bookshop and dig out a copy of one of his works. You’ll soon be smiling when you discover you’ve seen or heard it before. Just remember that Richard Matheson did it first.
Tag Archives: Sci Fi
Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg are used to dealing with high expectations of their work by now. Back in 2004, when their first feature film collaboration Shaun of the Dead was released, it was just three years after their seminal TV show Spaced, a show that blew the cobwebs off the tired sitcom format of twenty-something’s hanging around in swanky wine bars and getting into “adventures”, and all the time whilst being accompanied by a very loud laughing track.
In the James Gunn directed film scheduled to launch sometime in 2014, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has joined the short list to take on the role of Quill, the Guardians leader.
Also some cool facts about elephants and Tetris.
Ron Burgundy to dog: You’re so wise. You’re like a miniature Buddha, covered in hair.
A funny World of Warcraft promo, cool tech, and a great read on Blade Runner tech. Also: Potpurri – It’s pronounced “poe-pour-e”.
We preview the upcoming Dredd, a reboot / remake of the Judge Dredd franchise that aims to be more serious and focused than the adaptation from 1995.
We’re back once again to make sure that you’ll never again be the only person in your group who totally did not catch that film reference. Wait, that was a film reference?
After 30 years of service, the Voyager probes both only have about ten years of life left in them. Soon, they’ll have sent us all they can and will continue on as silent ambassadors for mankind.
Check out our list of the top ten bad guys that you can play as in video games.
Beware the youth for they are the future, and sadly, they’re also seriously lacking on their cult film/classic cinema knowledge. Just the other day one said, “What is ‘Escape From New York’? I’ve never seen it.”
The seventies and eighties weren’t such a good time to be a nerd. It was an era when soldiers, jocks, and corporate men ruled the world, and D&D players weren’t likely to get the girl. As the decades went by, the dynamic changed enough that Jocks were hiding inside on sunny days playing video games (even if it was Madden NFL) and the Nerds made it outside long enough to notice that having a tan ain’t that bad.
However you want to put it, things have changed enough that it isn’t such a black spot on your rep to admit that you’re into stuff that once would have gotten your underwear run up the flagpole.
In a time of recession and economic hardships, the last thing major studios want to do is sink hundreds of millions into a movie that won’t break even, especially with competing studios crumbling and filing for bankruptcy all around them.
The creatives have run for the hills and the accountants have taken over Hollywood.
Check out this collection of funny, unique, weird, and downright stupid Star Wars photos!
Google has announced that Google Translate, their popular app that makes language barriers almost nonexistent, has received an update to the Android version which makes a pretty hefty step into the future of communication.
Gone are the days of fiddling through translation books looking for the right thing to say or awkwardly uttering words of phrases that you barely understand. Google made it easy in their first version of Translate for the Android by allowing you to convert text on the fly and even speak into the phone and have it translated.
In a movie channeling some kind of mix between District 9 and Independence Day, Battle: Los Angeles from Sony Pictures looks to be an exciting science fiction action movie with aliens and Aaron Eckhart (who you may remember from The Dark Knight).
The movie spoilers keep on coming!
There is a Nazi colony on dark side of the moon!! What more could you want?
Here are five films that every movie fan should see.
This movie is spectacular! The cast is great, the sound is powerful and rich, the visual style and technology is astounding, and the story and plot are very intriguing and compelling. Any science fiction movie fan would be insane to not have seen this film.
Nothing is free in life – free Nazi treasure comes with a price – zombies.