The Best and Worst Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies of 2013

This was a good year to argue about movies. A lot of films inspired powerful reactions, either positive or negative, among audiences. Some of 2013's movies are destined to be among our all-time favorites, while others will be reviled forever. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst science fiction and fantasy movies of 2013. » 12/18/13 9:00am 12/18/13 9:00am

The Host is the most terrible movie you'll ever fall in love with

Everybody loves dystopias right now. And we're in the middle of a huge boom in movies about sexy young people who are struggling to figure out their identities and which hottie they want to boink. Both of these trends are inherently absurd, so it's a pleasure to encounter a movie that embraces the absurdity as joyously … » 3/29/13 9:00am 3/29/13 9:00am

The Host and Gattaca director Andrew Niccol explains his obsession…

From The Truman Show, Gattaca to In Time, director Andrew Niccol is swiftly becoming Hollywood's go-to architect of beautiful but dangerously flawed utopias. But what's his attraction to these tidy futures? In our exclusive interview, the director of The Host explains the message behind his shiny, disturbing visions. » 3/27/13 12:45pm 3/27/13 12:45pm

The Host trailer shows just how these alien parasites infect your brain

This is the first good, long look we're getting at The Host, the movie version of Stephenie Meyer's novel about an alien invasion that takes over the bodies of humans. When one human host won't vacate her old shell, love happens. Honestly, this trailer does make the whole thing look pretty fun. And the resistance… » 2/14/13 12:30pm 2/14/13 12:30pm

Everything you need to know about American Horror Story, that Vampire…

J.J. Abrams and Ron Howard are remaking an Israeli TV-movie about a dilemma in the afterlife, because why not? Mark Wahlberg says something potentially confusing about Transformers 4, because he's Mark Wahlberg. And let's hear just a little more from the people behind Fringe, because it's time to say goodbye. » 1/18/13 6:00am 1/18/13 6:00am

"Unfilmable" Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Somehow Got Filmed

Next week sees the release of Cloud Atlas, the movie version of one of the most famously unfilmable books of all time. But Cloud Atlas isn't the first supposedly unfilmable book to make it to the screen. There have been several classic novels that everybody thought couldn't be captured on film — until somebody did it.… » 10/19/12 1:12pm 10/19/12 1:12pm

The Biggest Winners and Losers of Comic Con 2012!

Comic Con is the pop culture Thunderdome. Every year, studios bring dozens of their massively expensive properties to the San Diego Convention Center, and only some will emerge with victory. Comic Con can't make or break a project — but it can generate tons of buzz, which is a priceless commodity. So which movies and… » 7/16/12 1:20pm 7/16/12 1:20pm

First footage from The Host is a dystopian thrill ride — with one huge …

After the Twilight panel at San Diego Comic Con, there was a huge surprise — the first footage from The Host, the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's alien-invasion novel directed by Andrew Niccol (Gattaca, Now). And the good news is, The Host looks like a beautifully shot movie with some lovely action sequences. There's… » 7/12/12 2:42pm 7/12/12 2:42pm

Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Aren't Remakes,…

They're rebooting Spider-Man. They're remaking Total Recall. Sometimes, when you're in the middle of summer movie craziness, it can seem like every movie is based on an already-existing movie. But that's not really true — there are actually tons of genre movies in development that are new concepts, at least as far as… » 6/27/12 11:15am 6/27/12 11:15am

Attack the Block's Joe Cornish is adapting Snow Crash. Plus is I Am…

Chris Meloni provides tons of spoilers for True Blood. Will Smith explains why he's hesitant about I Am Legend 2. Dominic Cooper discusses the ins and outs of playing Abraham Lincoln's only vampire ally. Brian Michael Bendis says FX's Powers TV show isn't dead yet. Plus tons of Falling Skies spoilers! » 6/15/12 6:00am 6/15/12 6:00am

Alfonso Cuarón's astronaut epic Gravity really does begin with a single …

Christopher Nolan talks Dark Knight Rises villains, while Joss Whedon hints at a Captain America character's fate. Plus a crucial Doctor Who casting update, and more on Man of Steel, Lock-Out, Fringe, American Horror Story, and the Short Circuit remake! » 4/12/12 6:00am 4/12/12 6:00am