"The Best Alien Folk Duo Scifi Action Romance Comedy Movie Ever Made"

There is absolutely nothing not to love about this trailer for The History of Future Folk, an immensely charming indie movie about and alien named Bill who comes to Earth to destroy it, but instead fall in love with our music. And when another alien named Kevin arrives to assassinate him, they start a band. » 5/02/13 11:30am 5/02/13 11:30am

Meet Wolf Cop, Canada's greatest werewolf with a badge

Wolf Cop is destined to become a meme, or at least a cult phenomenon. This concept trailer was produced by some film-makers in Saskatchewan, Canada, for the CineCoup online contest that gives one lucky film-maker $1 million to finish his or her film. » 3/25/13 2:00pm 3/25/13 2:00pm

A brilliant, satirical indie flick about the future of dead-end jobs

Last week marked the debut of Jim Munroe's latest indie flick, Ghosts with Shit Jobs, at the Sci-Fi London Film Festival. It played to a rapturous, sold-out crowd, and for good reason: As one of the festival organizers said, it's rare to see really smart, biting science fiction satire these days. Made for a budget of… » 5/15/12 11:16am 5/15/12 11:16am

This year's alien sleeper hit, Monsters, is coming to theaters at last

Good news: Gareth Edwards' well-reviewed film about aliens quarantined in Mexico, Monsters, is getting a limited release. The film, which generated plenty of awesome buzz at SXSW, is coming to NYC and LA. » 7/02/10 8:00am 7/02/10 8:00am

How to make potential fans drool over your indie flick before it's even…

Indie filmmakers often have to raise money for a movie while they're making it. So they make teasers that attract fans - and potential funders. What's the right way to do it? Learn from movie-in-progress Lightning In The Bottle. » 6/18/10 5:38pm 6/18/10 5:38pm

Fall in love with new stop-motion demons and a post-apocalyptic rom-com

This week get a face full of Manborg, the creepy film that takes place after the mighty hell wars! Plus a sweet little end-of-the-world rom-com, and a spooky short proves that H.P. Lovecraft is still the scare master. » 5/23/10 7:05pm 5/23/10 7:05pm

8 Upcoming Science Fiction Movies That Could Be The Next District 9

Last year, thought-provoking independent film District 9 swept the box office and blasted its way into the Oscars. Was this a fluke, or could it happen again? Here are eight new science-fiction underdogs that could be the next sleeper hit. » 4/14/10 10:00am 4/14/10 10:00am

Making A Science Fiction Movie On A Shoestring: Where Can You Cut…

You're maxing out your credit cards, or you've found an investor. However it's happened, you've got money to make your film. Now the question becomes: how to make that money last? Where do you spend, and where do you save? » 4/12/10 11:11am 4/12/10 11:11am

The Alternate History of Gundam In World War II

In the alternate history of Project Arbeiter, it's 1943 and the Nazis have invented the ultimate weapon: Mobile armor suits. But the allies have stolen the tech. And now it's a mobile suit mano a mano to win the war. » 2/26/10 7:30am 2/26/10 7:30am

Awesome 1980s Retro Satanism in "House of the Devil"

A weird indie horror gem crept into theaters last week while you weren't looking. Called House of the Devil, it's a smart, spare homage to early-80s B-grade horror movies that pleasingly overturns nearly all the conventions of the genre. » 11/26/09 12:32pm 11/26/09 12:32pm

A New Giant Monster Eats Minnesota's Finest Citizens

Giant monsters are good at two things: Destroying Asian cities, and rampaging through the rural midwest. And the mega-beast of "Serpent Lake" is a perfect specimen of a monster who does the latter. You must watch to believe. » 8/06/09 4:30pm 8/06/09 4:30pm

Evil Aliens Kill First, Ask Questions Later In Project Grey

Murderous aliens with secret connections to the Russian government ruin an innocent vacation with their cold, emotionless black eyes and hearts in Project Grey. Five friends go on a weekend camping trip, but only one makes it out alive. When the sole survivor is questioned by the government he explains that his… » 6/10/08 4:02pm 6/10/08 4:02pm