Why Captain Kirk Is Still One of the Greatest Space Heroes Of All Time

James T. Kirk owes a lot to his space opera forebears, characters like Buck Rogers, Flash Gordon and the Lensmen: He wears a cool uniform, has a fancy ray gun strapped to his hip, flies the fastest ship in the galaxy, and has a weird alien sidekick. Yet the character of Kirk has outstripped his predecessors. »9/16/15 12:07pm9/16/15 12:07pm


The New Buck Rogers Movie Will Be Based on His Most Classic Story Ever

When you think about Buck Rogers, you probably think of a scifi character that’s basically been around forever. But he does have an origin story—one that was told in the classic Amazing Stories magazine under the title Armageddon 2419 AD—and it’s this tale that will finally bring Buck Rogers back to the big screen. »7/10/15 2:55pm7/10/15 2:55pm

The time Buck Rogers saved the galaxy from the horrors of rock and roll

When 20th century astronaut Buck Rogers was transported to the 25th century, he discovered while many things had changed over the last 500 years, some things stayed the same — namely, that rock and roll is evil and young people are the worst. And in the insanely horrible episode of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century »3/29/13 11:00am3/29/13 11:00am

Glitter Beards, Spangle Leotards and Pew-Pew-Pew: Disco Space Opera at Its Most Hideously Wonderful

If you thought the discofied Buck Rogers show and movies like Star Crash were ridiculously over-the-top examples of disco space opera, then you haven't seen Escape From Galaxy 3. It's possibly the most offensively terrible, wonderfully Bacchanalian film we've ever seen. How much cocaine do you think they needed to… »2/01/11 9:35pm2/01/11 9:35pm

Will Twiki Really Be In The New Buck Rogers Movie? Also, Iron Man 2 Has Captain America Easter Eggs!

Paul W.S. Anderson explains what to expect from his Buck Rogers movie, and Kevin Feige talks Marvel movie crossovers. Transformers 3's next Decepticon, unmasked! Stargate's alien villain is a former Heroes star. Plus Doctor Who, Fringe, Sorcerer's Apprentice and Supernatural. »4/02/10 9:00am4/02/10 9:00am