The people who built Utopia two centuries ago

Communes once dotted the United States. Their occupants believed that if we just gave up sexual prudery and practice free love, the world would be better. Others abhorred the use of animals as servants and tried to live without animal products or labor. Others fell in love with the concept of socialism. Yes, it was a… » 7/01/11 3:12pm 7/01/11 3:12pm

Girl's Meeting With Her Alternate Self: Worst Date Ever

Who says that the alternate-world genre has been killed by lackluster treatment in things like Sliders, Jet Li's The One, or DC's Countdown comic? British indie SF movie Schrödinger's Girl aims to change that, showing the accidental downside to one woman's attempt to prove the existence of other versions of herself… » 4/24/08 10:00am 4/24/08 10:00am

Dennis Hopper with a Deevolution Machine — What Could Go Wrong?

The curse of videogame movies goes far beyond the horror of Uwe "Bloodreign" Boll's oeuvre. The Super Mario Bros. movie, made in the early 1990s and starring the most unlikely Bros ever: Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo. The filmmakers took a lot of liberties in adapting the videogame, creating a parallel Earth where… » 4/15/08 5:10pm 4/15/08 5:10pm