Why Trekkies Is Still The Best Fan Documentary Ever Made

Bronies, Jedi Junkies, Turtle Power, Mudbloods, The People vs. George Lucas... as geekiness gets cool, we’ve been deluged in documentaries exploring fan subcultures, sub-subcultures, and sub-sub-subcultures. Docs about video gaming alone could fill a film festival, including Atari: Game Over, Indie Game: The Movie,… »8/21/15 4:00pm8/21/15 4:00pm

This Taut, Cruel Horror Flick Is Shot Through a Teen's Laptop Screen 

There are certain films that are so obviously meant to be projected on a big screen it feels wrong to watch them for the first time at home—grandiose, SFX-heavy space sagas like Gravity only feel right splayed across an IMAX canvass. Unfriended, in its scale, has the reverse affect. It’s best watched on a laptop,… »4/17/15 11:56am4/17/15 11:56am

You Should Watch These Badass, Women-Led Martial Arts Films

When you think about classic Chinese martial arts films (because I know you do all the time), usually, heavy hitting actors like Bruce Lee, Gordon Liu, Jackie Chan, even Lau Kar-leung immediately come to mind. But what about women martial artists? Turns out, there are a lot of them. And they are the epitome of badass. »11/09/14 4:41pm11/09/14 4:41pm

A Gorgeous Short Film About a Magician Who Builds Solar Systems

With a wasteland as their canvas, a Master and his Apprentice set about turning rubble into planets and moons, asteroids and comets, spinning them in orbit around a symbolic Sun. So begins Ambition, a short film made by Academy Award-nominated director Tomek Baginksi in collaboration with the European Space Agency. »10/24/14 5:00pm10/24/14 5:00pm

The 10 Most Epic Last Stands in Science Fiction and Fantasy

If you're a fictional character, death can arrive rather swiftly and creatively. It's your job to go out like an absolute champ so that non-fictional readers and audiences remember your passing and holler your praises on the internet. Here are ten times science fiction and fantasy heroes lost their lives with panache. »6/06/12 3:15pm6/06/12 3:15pm