Stunt Casting That Actually Made Everything Better

Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting. » 6/05/14 9:00am 6/05/14 9:00am

What Your Favorite Alien Movie Says About You

With Ridley Scott's Alien prequel, Prometheus, around the corner, it's time to look back and ask: What does your favorite Alien movie say about you? The answers may surprise you! » 6/05/12 2:00pm 6/05/12 2:00pm

Geeking out about science fiction movies with Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver is a giant of science-fiction movies. Few actors have had a career in the genre as prolific as hers, and almost nobody's played such diverse roles. So we were excited to geek out with her about science fiction. » 7/28/10 1:45pm 7/28/10 1:45pm

Dragon Movies, Alien Marathons And Dying Pornstars Oh My!

You'd be forgiven for thinking that we weren't in the middle of sweeps right now, looking at this week's TV line-up. Where's the razzle and/or the dazzle? Who's bringing the excitement? Oh, wait: House is treating a pornstar. Never mind. » 11/16/09 9:00am 11/16/09 9:00am

Back from the Dead: Eleven Scifi Resurrections

The number of times you can say "I thought you were dead!" in science fiction is probably only rivaled by characters in soap operas. In honor of Easter, here are eleven of the best resurrections.
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The Greatest Pinnochio-Bot Of All Time

When Summer Glau's Terminator started ballet dancing for no particular reason in a recent episode of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, it totally made sense: She's just another android/robot who wants to be human. Like the guy in this classic Johnnie Walker Scotch ad. It's like the fourth rule of robotics: The… » 3/07/08 11:30am 3/07/08 11:30am