Watch how aliens abducted John Wayne's grandson in Cowboys and Aliens

In this exclusive behind the scenes clip from Cowboys & Aliens, watch John Wayne's grandson cower before the very difficult task of being thrown into the sky off a horse! Thank goodness Olivia Wilde was there. » 12/02/11 4:30pm 12/02/11 4:30pm

Are scientific discoveries inspiring "Alien Fever" at the box office?

Hollywood has been pumping out a prodigious amount of movies about aliens in recent years, and the public has been eating them up. But just why is it that we can't get enough of extraterrestrial life? » 8/08/11 3:30pm 8/08/11 3:30pm

Clarissa Explains It All prophesied the movie Cowboys & Aliens

Way back in the early 1990s, before Cowboys & Aliens was a graphic novel/film pitch, Clarissa Explains It All predicted the existence of the film in a throwaway line courtesy of Clarissa's dorky brother Ferguson. Now we know where Hollywood gets its ideas — trawling Nickelodeon teen sitcoms. » 7/30/11 7:15am 7/30/11 7:15am

Cowboys & Aliens will show you action like you've never seen it before

Summer science fiction movies are about spectacle. Gods channel lightning; robots deconstruct themselves in gleaming slivers of computer-generated light. All most of us really want when we plunk down our money for these blockbusters is to see something giant and fantastic that we've never seen before. » 7/29/11 1:50pm 7/29/11 1:50pm

Why Jon Favreau is glad he's not directing John Carter

Long ago, Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau was slated to direct his own John Carter of Mars movie adaptation. Alas, the project was damned to development purgatory. » 7/27/11 7:00am 7/27/11 7:00am

Daniel Craig and the Lost Indiana Jones Joke in Cowboys & Aliens

Daniel Craig is just like us, in some ways. He can't sit next to Harrison Ford with a blaster without making Star Wars jokes. » 7/26/11 5:38pm 7/26/11 5:38pm

Movie trailers are becoming a crashing bore

Play this trailer for Shark Night 3-D on top volume. At about 0:57, put your ear next to your PC speaker for about a minute. Congratulations! You are now deaf in one ear! (Note: Don't really do that.) » 7/18/11 2:00pm 7/18/11 2:00pm

Yee-Haw! Pew Pew! It's the motherlode of Cowboys & Aliens stills!

We've got a giant heaping of Cowboys & Aliens stills for you fine cowpoke. Watch as "Cantankerous Land Owner" Harrison Ford steely-eyes the shit out of "The Man With The Black Hat," Daniel Craig. » 7/14/11 2:48pm 7/14/11 2:48pm

The Cowboys & Aliens Movie That Never Was

A "Calamity Jane"-inspired cowgirl lassos a big alien reptile, in some concept art from Cowboys and Aliens. But wait — there aren't any big reptilian animals in Jon Favreau's movie, are there? » 6/28/11 2:00pm 6/28/11 2:00pm

If this summer's movie posters told the truth, they'd look just like…

Ever wonder what it would look like if movie posters told the truth? Well here you have it, a BS-free crop of summer movie posters. Like Transformers 3: "Trust Us This Time." » 5/09/11 2:36pm 5/09/11 2:36pm

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Which summer movie will be this year's huge flop?

It happens almost every year: a movie comes out with a big budget and hot talent attached to it... and it fizzles horribly. Case in point: Speed Racer had a reported $120 million budget and made only $44 million domestically. » 5/05/11 3:30pm 5/05/11 3:30pm

Which summer movie will be this year's surprise hit?

Every summer, there's at least one movie underdog that takes audiences by storm. A movie that doesn't belong to an established series or feature a fan-favorite character, but still wins us over. A hit original amongst sequels and reboots. » 5/03/11 2:02pm 5/03/11 2:02pm

28 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Could Rock Your Summer

Could this be the biggest movie summer of all time? It's sure looking like it. Almost every weekend features at least one, and maybe two or three, movies with a science fiction, fantasy or comics pedigree. » 4/18/11 2:14pm 4/18/11 2:14pm

Could Sam Rockwell be science fiction's new Doc Holliday? Watch the new…

Reach for the alien-infested sky! Jon Favreau has released a brand new Cowboys & Aliens trailer showcasing a healthy amount of dialogue from the cast, including Sam Rockwell! Can this genre mash-up movie really be all things to all people? » 4/14/11 6:14pm 4/14/11 6:14pm

Jon Favreau challenges "faith and fear" with Cowboys & Aliens

Earlier this week we saw the aliens from Cowboys & Aliens first hand at WonderCon. The one thing that stuck out wasn't the spoilery alien reveal, but the religious banter between the cowboys. How much of Jon Favreau's film is going to challenge people's faith? » 4/06/11 4:05pm 4/06/11 4:05pm

We've seen THE ALIENS from Jon Favreau's Cowboys & Aliens

Jon Favreau and Roberto Orci were on hand to debut about nine minutes of brand new Cowboys and Aliens footage, including the big alien money shot. So what did they look like, read our description now! » 4/02/11 8:13pm 4/02/11 8:13pm

Top 10 Things You Can't Miss at WonderCon

Tomorrow is the first day of WonderCon in San Francisco, and there's plenty to be excited about. Cowboys & Aliens, a first look at the ThunderCats series, and the new Superman! Here's what you should wait in line for. » 3/31/11 10:49am 3/31/11 10:49am

Sam Rockwell: "I copied everything I did in Galaxy Quest from Bill…

While visiting the set of Cowboys & Aliens we couldn't help but reminisce about past alien battles with Sam Rockwell. Imagine our surprise when he revealed where his Galaxy Quest character's inspiration spurred from — honestly, it makes perfect sense. » 11/30/10 11:02am 11/30/10 11:02am

10 Amazing Things We Learned On The Set Of Cowboys & Aliens

Earlier this year, we spent one hot summer day at New Mexico's infamous Plaza Blanca landscape watching Jon Favreau, Harrison Ford, and Daniel Craig make their alien abduction Western mash-up. Here's what we learned. Plus two new behind-the-scenes images! » 11/29/10 1:34pm 11/29/10 1:34pm