Tintin on the Moon, as Recreated by Weta's Greg Broadmore

This is one of our all-time favorite Tintin scenes — Professor Calculus nearly getting run over by Captain Haddock's Lunar tank. And this tribute to Herge's original art was created by none other than Weta's Greg Broadmore, creator of the amazing Dr. Grordbort. Consider us over the Moon. » 1/10/12 12:00pm 1/10/12 12:00pm

Weta Workshop's steampunk battle on Venus deserves to be a whole movie

Ready your man-melters and infallible aether oscillators! It's time to crush the Venusian heathens once and for all. Weta Workshop released a new animated promo for Dr. Grordbort's amazing steampunk rayguns and other super-advanced tools of space Empire. » 3/11/11 8:30am 3/11/11 8:30am

Can You Update Pulp Science Fiction Without Being F-ed Up?

The pulp science fiction renaissance has begun. Edgar Rice Burroughs and E.E. "Doc" Smith both have Hollywood blockbusters in the pipeline. The Burroughs-inspired Avatar broke DVD sales records. But can today's creators update pulp storylines without including the cultural baggage? » 4/30/10 6:22pm 4/30/10 6:22pm