Science Fiction Vs. Fantasy Round Two: Space Opera and Epic Fantasy!

We've reached the Second Round in our quest to find the ultimate work of science fiction and fantasy, and we've got some brutal match-ups for you to decide. Blade Runner vs. Back to the Future! Star Trek vs. Firefly! Game of Thrones vs. A Wrinkle in Time! Sandman vs. Buffy! Dune vs. Ender's Game! » 3/19/14 12:25pm 3/19/14 12:25pm

Do These Powerlaces Match My Hoverboard?

Hadley Freeman over at The Guardian has declared that Back to the Future is this season's big fashion trend. Which makes complete sense, right? It's almost the year 2015—the very year that Marty visits in the BTTF sequel—so bring on those Nike powerlaces and hoverboard-friendly sneakers! Or not. » 3/13/14 6:37pm 3/13/14 6:37pm

Time travel can't stop your kids growing up, in Mr. Peabody and Sherman

We haven't had a good time travel movie in ages. I guess Looper was the last one. But Mr. Peabody and Sherman, out today, is a lovely time travel film, that has fun with the conventions of the genre. And it tells a unique story about how mastery over past and present doesn't save you from the heartbreak of your kid… » 3/07/14 9:00am 3/07/14 9:00am

The Mind-Blowing Hungarian Posters for All Your Favorite Movies

Can you name all of the famous science fiction films represented by these beautiful and bizarre posters from Hungary? You've seen Star Wars posters from all over the world and the wild paintings used on Ghana's movie posters. But nothing is more intense and wonderful than Hungarian posters for imported science… » 2/26/14 3:35pm 2/26/14 3:35pm

Nike Designer Says Marty McFly's Power Laces Are Coming Next Year

If there was one disappointment about Nike's awesome Back to the Future II Air Mag, it's that the shoes didn't have Marty's power laces (and that they only made 1,500 and neither you nor I own a pair). But Nike designer Tinker Hatfield says that's about to change—power laces are coming in 2015. The future is here! » 2/15/14 4:43pm 2/15/14 4:43pm

45 Behind-the-Scenes Back to the Future images may teach you something

Every time we re-watch Back to the Future we pick up on something we missed before. This movie trilogy is a multi-layered wonder, and nothing better dissects the insane attention to detail than this crop of behind the scenes images. Seriously did you ever realize that the ice cream store from the future was actually… » 12/27/13 9:00am 12/27/13 9:00am

10 Silliest Rules of Time Travel from Science Fiction

Time travel stories are some of the coolest tales in the universe. But sometimes, when you're lost in the time-space continuum, things can get pretty crazy. Time-lag, paradox overload, etc. So you gotta have rules to make sense of the vortex. Here are the 10 silliest rules for time travel that people have come up with. » 10/02/13 9:00am 10/02/13 9:00am

Crispin Glover reveals why he was replaced in Back To The Future 2

Little known fact: Crispin Glover refused to be in Back to the Future 2. So director Robert Zemeckis hired a doppelgänger, put him in makeup, and used old clips from Glover's past work on set to fill in any holes. Needless to say, that pissed off the actor (who sued). And now, many years later Glover is elaborating on… » 8/09/13 10:30am 8/09/13 10:30am

How Back to the Future II's "old" make-up compares to actual aging

We still have two years before 2015, the year Back to the Future II revealed to us — including how stars Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson and Thomas Wilson might age. How did the movie do in portraying their older selves? Turns out not too bad! Certainly more accurate than the public fax machines the movie imagined. » 8/08/13 1:40pm 8/08/13 1:40pm

What Back To The Future II Can Teach Us About The 2015 Mustang

Today is a special day in our nation's history, and I'm not talking about the eve of the Declaration of Independence. No, this is greater: it's the 28th anniversary of the release of Back to the Future, America's most important film involving time travel and DeLoreans. » 7/03/13 3:44pm 7/03/13 3:44pm

Stunning Behind-the-Scenes Photos Show Iconic Movies in a New Light


We love the magic of the movies, that trickery that lets us believe in beautiful robots, time-traveling scientists, wolf men, and flying superheroes. But sometimes it's fun to peek behind the curtain, and see the secrets and candid faces behind our favorite films. » 6/09/13 1:00pm 6/09/13 1:00pm