Weird Facts You Never Knew About H.G. Wells' Movie, Things to Come

Did you know the Criterion Collection had recently come out with a deluxe DVD/Blu-ray release of Things to Come, H.G. Wells' 1936 movie? It includes a restored print that's way better than any previous release, plus unused special effects footage. And the Criterion site includes some astonishing facts about Things to… » 8/09/13 4:00pm 8/09/13 4:00pm

12 Most Unfaithful Movie Versions of Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Tomorrow, Max Brooks' acclaimed novel World War Z becomes a movie... well, sort of. They kept the title. Actually, World War Z is just the latest in a long line of films that depart from the books so much, they're basically a brand new story. Here are 12 science fiction and fantasy movies that toss the book out the… » 6/20/13 10:13am 6/20/13 10:13am

A CliffNotes Guide To The Wishbone Episode About H.G. Wells' The Time…

Thank you for purchasing CliffNotes: Wishbone - "Bark To The Future," an educational guide for those readers requiring assistance in understanding the fundamental plot points of H.G. Wells' science fiction novella The Time Machine, as depicted in the defunct 1990s PBS children's show Wishbone (ages 5-12). » 8/01/12 9:20am 8/01/12 9:20am

Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Who Lived Abroad

Science fiction and fantasy are all about reaching beyond the horizon — so it's not surprising that many of the greatest speculative fiction authors have broadened their own horizons. And you can see it in their writing, because the experience of negotiating a very different culture and learning another language… » 6/21/12 3:23pm 6/21/12 3:23pm

In the webcomic Dawn of Time, a time traveler and a barbarian team up…

If paleontologists had access to time machines, they could solve innumerable mysteries about the terrible lizards who once walked the Earth. But if the past is anything like Michael Stearns' webcomic Dawn of Time, the age of dinosaurs may not be quite what they expected. Last I checked, few scientific theories included … » 5/26/12 8:30am 5/26/12 8:30am

Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Who Never Wrote Sequels or…

Sometimes it seems like science fiction, and especially fantasy, are genres that lend themselves exclusively to trilogies and long-running series. But some of the greatest writers in speculative fiction have only written standalone novels, not series or trilogies. » 1/30/12 2:46pm 1/30/12 2:46pm

Wild 1969 Japanese magazine art imagines the hellhole at Earth's core

Here's something that should appeal to fans of Gōjin Ishihara's profoundly weird children's art. In 1969. a Japanese magazine published these exceedingly intense depictions of life at the center of our planet. Taking cues from Journey to the Center of the Earth and The Lost World, these drawings and diagrams are the… » 1/30/12 2:25pm 1/30/12 2:25pm

10 Science Fiction Books That Changed the Course of History

Many science fiction books imagine strange new worlds — but only a few science fiction books have actually changed the world we live in. A few visionary authors have managed to make such an impression that they left the world a vastly different place. » 8/18/11 10:00am 8/18/11 10:00am

Now we really want to see Warehouse 13's H.G. Wells spin-off!

You might recall that Syfy gave the green light to development of a Warehouse 13 spin-off starring H.G. Wells a while back. Back when this was announced, we were pretty excited — but that was before we saw last night's episode, guest-starring Torchwood's Gareth David-Lloyd. » 8/09/11 3:54pm 8/09/11 3:54pm