Our New Favorite Twitter Account: One Perfect Shot

Historical Twitter accounts are fun, but they're also lousy with fakes. That's not a problem with @OnePerfectShot, an account that tweets beautifully framed stills from classic movies. According to creator Geoff Todd, the account's mission is to "honor the past and... inspire a new generation of perfect shots." That's… » 5/03/14 9:49am 5/03/14 9:49am

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

10 awesome science fiction stories for gamers

Ever since ET for the Atari 2600 wowed gamers worldwide, science fiction and video games have been natural bedfellows. Here are 10 great scifi tales that embrace the aesthetics, technology, and popular tropes of the gaming world. » 8/28/10 9:05pm 8/28/10 9:05pm

Robert Heinlein's Hugo Award-winning novel popularized so many ubiquitous scifi…

Blasphemy! Death Race 2000 Writer Shames Himself On Stage

Proving that everyone has a price, classic movie producer Roger Corman made the world's most erroneous statement at the Comic-Con panel for the remake, Death Race. Corman got on stage and said, "Proud as I am of Death Race 2000, Death Race is a bigger and better picture." The crowd was silent...and then there were… » 7/27/08 9:00am 7/27/08 9:00am

First Look At Death Race's Deadly Mask

The official website for Death Race, the quasi-remake of road-rage classic Death Race 2000 starring Jason Statham, just went live. And it includes this glimpse of the metal mask that Statham wears as Frankenstein, the star racer of the prison where he's locked up. Statham wears that mask as he pretends to be the dead… » 7/01/08 5:00pm 7/01/08 5:00pm

The Awesome Cars of Futuristic Smashing Death

Here's a first peek at scenes being filmed for the remake of violent death-car-meets-game-show movie Death Race 2000, directed in 1975 by cult filmmaker Paul "Eating Raoul" Bartel. Flamethrower = hell yes. This remake, called simply Death Race, could be the psycho, gritty rejoinder to sparkly flop Speed Racer —… » 6/03/08 7:00am 6/03/08 7:00am

Worst Postapocalyptic Game Of Death Ever

A nuclear holocaust has caused a new ice age and all but wiped out humanity... and the survivors kill time with pointless murder games. Robert Altman's Quintet has two of the greatest movie concepts in history jammed together, in a quintessentially 1970s blend of apocalypse and wacky death game. No wonder Paul Newman… » 3/13/08 11:20am 3/13/08 11:20am

The Meanest Car Wins, In Post-WWIII Wasteland

The only way to survive the fall of America is to build the most bad-ass car in the universe, and then roll out and destroy everybody else's cars. Mad Max and Death Race 2000 came to life at the roll of your six-sided dice in Car Wars, the classic 1980s strategy game. You would rack up "points" and use them to add… » 2/26/08 2:35pm 2/26/08 2:35pm

Greatest Car Chases In Science Fiction

Emilio Estevez talks smack to Mick Jagger and manages to dodge 10,000 futuristic dune-buggies at the same time, in this huge car-chase from the movie Freejack. » 1/22/08 11:20am 1/22/08 11:20am

Death Race 2000 Remake Has No Balls

A remake of the 1975 cult classic that inspired Grand Theft Auto, Death Race 2000, is on the way next year. But this version has all the testosterone drained out. Gone are the point systems for running over pedestrians, gone is the entire revenge plot that had David Carradine after the President, and gone is the fact… » 11/19/07 5:30pm 11/19/07 5:30pm