30 Cult Movies That Absolutely Everybody Must See

A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to appreciate it properly. But certain cult films have acquired fame and influence to rival any blockbuster, and have become part of our shared vocabulary. Here are 30 essential… » 3/07/14 11:48am 3/07/14 11:48am

What is the most insanely quotable movie of all time?

Some movies have beautiful visuals, other movies have great action sequences or clever plots. But the movies we love the best are usually the ones with the most quotable lines of dialogue. What's the most quotable science fiction or fantasy movie ever made? » 2/21/14 2:01pm 2/21/14 2:01pm

10 Best Gonzo Science Fiction Movies in the Whole Crazy Universe

The coolest science fiction movies are often ones which unscrew your head and then screw it back on, slightly askew. But a select few movies go even further, pouring some rainbow soup into your head while it's still semi-detached. This weekend sees the release of John Dies at the End, which is part of a proud… » 1/23/13 10:00am 1/23/13 10:00am

Retro Science Fiction Movies that Everybody Should See

The greatest science fiction movies don't just have cool ideas or an unforgettable story — they also have a distinctive visual style. And a lot of our favorite films reach back into the past, for retro visions of the future that look even cooler than ever, because they've become classic. » 5/09/12 4:26pm 5/09/12 4:26pm

Which science fictional band do you wish you could jam with?

Science fiction is full of amazing musical acts. If you could rock out with your cosmos out, which musical group from science fiction or fantasy would you want to jam with? We asked over at io9's Facebook group, and now we're putting together a poll. » 2/02/12 4:40pm 2/02/12 4:40pm

Why is Buckaroo Banzai such an enduring classic?

Over at Den of Geek, there's a great tribute to Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, which celebrates the film's cheerful illogic and its richness of invention. As Jeff Szpirglas writes: » 11/08/11 7:30am 11/08/11 7:30am

Islands In The Sun And Retro Superheroes Are Your Televisual Feast

Let's not even pretend that you're not all planning your week around one particular television event, shall we? It's been a long time coming, but finally, Smallville: Absolute Justice is here... Oh, and that weird Lost show is back, too. » 2/01/10 9:00am 2/01/10 9:00am

It's All About The Tie-Ins For This Week's Comics

It's a heavy week for tie-ins at the comic store this week, with prequels, sequels, adaptations and source material for movies, video games and our favorite TV show hitting shelves tomorrow. There's even the re-appearance of the much-delayed Halo » 8/12/08 9:00am 8/12/08 9:00am comic for its third "monthly" issue in the space of a year, but that's…

The Joy Of Watching Spider-Man's Marriage Go Plop

The holiday season is the perfect time to celebrate families torn asunder due to demonic intervention. This week sees the release of the long-dreaded Amazing Spider-Man #545, the comic which writer J.M. Straczynski almost took his name off. The demon Mephisto has offered to save the life of Peter Parker's Aunt May —… » 12/26/07 9:00am 12/26/07 9:00am