Ex Machina Proves Science Fiction Movies Can Be Smart AND Kick Your Ass

Ex Machina is one of the smartest, most thought-provoking science fiction movies in ages. And that probably conjures images of a slow, introspective Sundance-y film — but actually, Ex Machina moves at a ruthless pace, and kicks your ass up one all and down the other. Minor spoilers ahead... »4/10/15 12:00pm4/10/15 12:00pm

20 Horror Movies Where Almost Everyone Survives

Horror movies get their shock value from a high body count, right? The characters get killed off one by one, until there's just one survivor left — often, this is the "Final Girl." But actually, that's often not true. Here are 20 horror movies where most, or all, of the sympathetic characters survive. »10/30/14 1:23pm10/30/14 1:23pm

10 Influential Movies (Where Everybody Copied the Wrong Thing)

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that changes everything. A film that rewrites the rules and influences a generation of film-makers. But all too often, the people who imitate these ground-breaking movies miss the point. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies from which everybody copied the wrong… »8/20/13 1:14pm8/20/13 1:14pm

Low Budget Films That Are More Thrilling Than Most Big Summer Movies

Today sees the release of White House Down, which is the most Emmerichian film ever produced. But meanwhile, you could also enjoy Europa Report on VOD or Byzantium in select theaters. Tons of low-budget science fiction and fantasy movies are more exciting than your average big summer blockbuster. Here are 25 of them. »6/28/13 5:00pm6/28/13 5:00pm

Star Wars revels in the Dark Side, with these amazing horror movie mash-ups

We've already had zombie Stormtroopers, but a true blend of Star Wars and horror has been too long in arriving. Which is why it's great that one brave gallery is hosting a Death Star Art Show, a blend of Star Wars and horror themes just in time for Halloween. Behold Princess Leia, the Bride of Frankenstein. »9/29/11 4:54pm9/29/11 4:54pm