Pedro Almodovar making another science fiction film?

Pedro Almodovar dipped his toe into science fiction with The Skin I Live In — although the film sort of dropped its science fictional conceit halfway through and then never returned to it. Now, he says he wants to make a straight-up science fiction movie, inspired by 1950s paranoid freak-outs like Invasion of the Body… » 11/19/12 5:06pm 11/19/12 5:06pm

Community debuts the Inspector Spacetime Holiday Special (and spoofs Invasion of the Bodysnatchers!)

Watch a segment from "the long lost 1981 Inspector Spacetime holiday special. Runtime two and a half hours — and so critically reviled that after it aired, the creator had his knighthood revoked." Community wishes everyone a happy holidays with a great Body Snatchers shout out and more Inspector Spacetime. Check it… » 12/09/11 10:56am 12/09/11 10:56am

What Kind Of Alien Invasion Are We Hoping For?

Click to view » 9/21/08 12:00pm 9/21/08 12:00pmIf there's one thing that science fiction has taught us, it's that it's almost a certainty that Earth will be invaded by an alien force at some point in our lifetime. Luckily, we've also learned that humanity will most likely forget our differences, pull together and defeat said alien force through unity,…

Organ Ambulances in New York Wait for Dead Bodies to Dismember

If you ever need to call an ambulance in New York City, you might get more than you bargained for. Two ambulances to be precise; one to help keep you alive, and one to harvest your organs, in case you don't make it. Given the organ shortage out there in America — apparently 18 people die a day because they couldn't… » 6/09/08 9:44am 6/09/08 9:44am

The Seven and a Half Rules for Making Scary Aliens

Welcome back to Horrorhead, a fortnightly column where we explore the intersection of horror and scifi. For every bland, friendly Star Trek alien with a crinkle-cut french fry nose or waffle forehead, there are dozens of insanely scary aliens that could rip your face off. Certain alien characteristics, whether… » 3/05/08 10:20am 3/05/08 10:20am

Five Great Science Fiction Movies With Mean Endings

The Mist hit theaters last week to extreme audience apathy, but one part of the movie did get people riled up: its hopeless, mean ending. As far as we're concerned, that's the best part. Some of the best scifi flicks have endings that make you want to slit your wrists. Either the main character(s) have sacrificed… » 11/26/07 1:18pm 11/26/07 1:18pm