What Science Fiction Movie Made You Feel Dumber After Watching It?

Science fiction is supposed to be scientific, and science is supposed to be accurate. Yet some scifi movies feel it’s okay to ignore the facts of reality into order to tell a story — a story which may be momentarily entertaining, but at the cost of making its viewers stupider. Looking at you, Armageddon. » 5/19/15 2:00pm Tuesday 2:00pm

10 Terrible Movies that Had Great Candy Tie-ins

Everybody loves candy, but candymakers still don’t mind hopping on board the marketing machine of a big summer movie. The result: promotional candy tie-ins, which are often unusual flavors, and usually limited edition. Like movies themselves, some of these are good, and some are bad. Here are 10 delicious candies and… » 10/28/13 10:00am 10/28/13 10:00am

11 of the Least Inspirational Speeches Ever Delivered in Science…

The classic rallying-the-troops speech is a chance for genre movies to achieve Oscar-winning heights of emotional triumph with great acting and writing. And many scifi and fantasy movies have aced it, like Captain Picard in Star Trek: First Contact or Mal in Serenity. But then there are a lot of other movies that… » 11/28/12 11:37am 11/28/12 11:37am

Is post-apocalyptic entertainment doomed?

Post-apocalyptic entertainment in the United States has become so commonplace that we have to wonder if it'll eventually go the way of the vampire. In a country of fleeting trends, it may very well hold true that even Armageddon is subject to staleness — a genre that may soon suffer it's own kind of doom. » 11/26/12 6:40am 11/26/12 6:40am