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

This short trailer has some of the best mecha design we've seen outside …

You've probably never heard of K3loid, a new short movie about humans hunting for a rogue artificial intelligence — but the list of people involved with this project is pretty amazing. Including mecha suits designed by Aaron Beck and Weta's Greg Broadmore. And music remixed by Amon Tobin. The actual storyline looks… » 12/09/11 6:30am 12/09/11 6:30am

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

District 9's Aliens Could Have Looked Much, Much Weirder

If you thought the stranded aliens in District 9 looked disturbing in the film, just check out some of the designs designer David Meng came up with first. New concept art also includes guns, spaceships, and more creepy signs. » 10/16/09 11:59am 10/16/09 11:59am