Five Fan Films (Almost) Better Than the Real Thing

The upcoming Michael Gondry comedy starring Jack Back and Mos Def Be Kind Rewind features no-budget recreations of films like Back to the Future, 2001: A Space Odyssey, RoboCop, and Ghostbusters. In fact, their RoboCop looks better than the original film did. Jack Black really nails Peter Weller's robo-monotone. That… » 12/06/07 2:30pm 12/06/07 2:30pm

Alternate Selves, Alternate Histories for Sundance's SciFi Offerings

The Sundance Film Festival enters its 27th year in January, and the organizers just announced the lineup of films for this year. They include only two vaguely science fictional films: The Broken and Timecrimes. This is part of a trend: Sundance tends to shun science fiction films in general, despite the fact that… » 12/03/07 3:30pm 12/03/07 3:30pm