10 Bad Movies (That Could Have Been Good With Just One Change)

By Charlie Jane Anders and Katharine Trendacosta. Netflix is a crapshoot. Your local movie theater is a garbage scow. Most movies barely manage to be so bad they're good. But what's really annoying is when you can just see how a movie could have been decent. Here are 10 films that really could have been good, if you… » 3/21/13 10:21am 3/21/13 10:21am

Celebrate Controversial Science Fiction — Read a Banned Book

The last week in September is the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, when the ALA highlights books that have been banned and challenged in bookstores, libraries, and schools across the United States. You can check out our list of the most frequently banned science fiction books of the 21st Century, or… » 9/28/09 4:30pm 9/28/09 4:30pm

Science Fiction Angels Who Are Really Aliens in Disguise

The Left Behind books (and movies) are one of the most popular edge-cases in the science fiction world. They're shunned by many SF fans as too cheesily religious, yet embraced by zillions of Christians who made this many-volumed tale of the Rapture and Armageddon into bestsellers. They're an odd anomaly hovering… » 1/15/08 10:30am 1/15/08 10:30am