The NASA yard sale is awesome

You can buy the flight plan that went to the moon, a lunar meteorite, or Buzz Aldrin's 8th grade report card at an upcoming Nasa auction. If you've got cash to spare, head on over to the preview. [Via BadAstronomy.] » 1/06/11 3:00pm 1/06/11 3:00pm

Six WorldCon Breakout Stars to Watch

At WorldCon, where SF literary reputations are made and writers jockey for attention, there are always standouts. You know, a few people and publishers who seem to be on everybody's minds — or who should be. We've got six bookish breakouts we brought back from Denver for you, below. Publisher set to ignite: Pyr Books » 8/11/08 2:20pm 8/11/08 2:20pm

Big SciFi Flicks This Year Will Make Good Look Evil

At WonderCon over the weekend, everybody was talking about a handful of spring/summer scifi flicks that all had one thing in common: the kind of moral ambiguity that would never fly in Superman. We saw an action-packed clip from Wanted, whose superheroes are assassins with a mission to control the world's destiny… » 2/25/08 10:10am 2/25/08 10:10am

Comics Wrapup from WonderCon: DC Abandons Lesbians; Vertigo's…

Now that the dust is settling on WonderCon Weekend it's time to look back and wonder, as we so often do, what just happened? Anywhere that you can see Elvis with a hustle of Leias has to be one of the most wonderful places in the world, despite the hype and inevitable disappointments. The headlines, the low points,… » 2/25/08 8:40am 2/25/08 8:40am

Bollywood Vigilante Fights Evil Mecha

A Bollywood robot movie is back from development hell. S. Shankar's Robot has been in development since 2001, but now seems to be back on track to start filming next year. » 12/06/07 1:30pm 12/06/07 1:30pm

Mist Mutations Are the Latest Fashion in Hollywood

Stephen King's The Mist is vaporizing from theaters left and right, but there's already another fog-shrouded mutant mist movie heading to your multiplex. Night & Fog, which is in production with Myriad Pictures, has a very familiar-sounding plot: military experiment on a remote island results in monsters in the mist.… » 12/06/07 8:45am 12/06/07 8:45am