Robot and Frank: Science Fiction at its Absolute Best

The best science fiction is usually about our relationship with technology in some way — how technology changes us, and how we shape it, in turn. But it's rare for science fiction movies to have something interesting to say about technological and scientific progress. That's why Robot and Frank isn't just one of the… » 8/22/12 9:00am 8/22/12 9:00am

First Trailer for the Adorable Old-Man-and-the-Droid Movie Robot and…


Robot and Frank was the one movie we were desperate to see at Sundance this year — and now it's finally hitting theaters. Watch Frank Langella scream at his helper robot, and then slowly come around and develops an adorable larceny-based relationship with the little guy. » 6/25/12 2:30pm 6/25/12 2:30pm

Robot and Frank is the next great science fiction indie

In the movies, technology is usually represented one of two ways: a hallelujah-worthy miracle or a soul-deadening trespass on the natural order of things. Robot and Frank, a film receiving near-unanimous praise at the Sundance Film Festival, is smart enough to know better. Technology, like everything in life, isn't… » 1/23/12 7:00am 1/23/12 7:00am

Richard Kelly Wants You To Push The Button On The Box

Richard Kelly has completed The Box, his Twilight Zone-esque follow-up to Donnie Darko and the deliriously insane Southland Tales. The film, which adapts a story by science fiction legend Richard Matheson, comes out this Halloween. » 4/06/09 2:30pm 4/06/09 2:30pm