You Can't Have An Apocalypse Without A Gloomy Voiceover

It's just the law of apocalypses: You can't feature the destruction of all (or most) life on Earth, without throwing in a gloomy monologue explaining exactly how we blew it all to hell. It's the way things work around here. Typically, these monologues include scenes of devastation as well as a droning voice talking… » 12/11/12 1:35pm 12/11/12 1:35pm

You Can't Have An Apocalypse Without A Gloomy Voiceover

It's just the law of apocalypses: You can't feature the destruction of all (or most) life on Earth, without throwing in a gloomy monologue explaining exactly how we blew it all to hell. It's the way things work around here. Typically, these monologues include scenes of devastation as well as a droning voice talking… » 6/12/09 12:00pm 6/12/09 12:00pm

New Pics Show What It's Like To Live In The Doomed City Of Ember

The city of Ember may not have any views of the outside world, but it has some lovely vistas nonetheless - just look at this underground river and the system of bridges and walkways it supports. Too bad the post-apocalyptic underground city is doomed because its power source is finally going out. Click through for a… » 8/04/08 12:30pm 8/04/08 12:30pm

Scifi Movies Finally Catching Up to Novels and Going Steampunk

There's usually a 10-year lag between what's popular in science fiction writing and what's popular in films, and the steampunk craze is no exception. Authors and artists have been steaming things up for decades, creating breathtaking clockwork worlds, industrial-era alien planets, alternate nineteenth centuries, and… » 8/01/08 2:42pm 8/01/08 2:42pm

Two New Chances To Find Out The Grown-Ups Are All Wrong

Can't wait for the movie of City Of Ember to hit theaters in a few months? Dying for a dystopian story about tweens or teens discovering that adults are lying to them about everything? You're in luck! As we mentioned before, young adult novels are full of future dystopias. And two new dystopian YA books are coming out… » 7/24/08 11:29am 7/24/08 11:29am