Watch James Cameron Walk Through His Real Life Avatar Theme Park

Here's a sneak peak of Avatar Land! At some point Disney will add Avatar Land to their Animal Kingdom in Orlando Florida but for now watch the film's director James Cameron walk through the fluorescent, light up forest. » 2/26/15 8:00pm 2/26/15 8:00pm

A Mind-Blowing Explanation Of Existentialism In The Terminator Films

It's no accident that Sarah Connor's famous dictum that there is "No fate but what we make" closely resembles Jean-Paul Sartre's first principle of existentialism, that "Man is nothing else but that which he makes of himself." As philosophy grad student Ro Smith explains in the above video (and accompanying essay),… » 12/15/14 5:30pm 12/15/14 5:30pm

What's The Most Unfair Backlash Against Something That Got Too Popular?

It never fails: If everybody loves something too much, then we all start to get sick of hearing about it. And all too soon, love turns to hate. Any time something is too beloved, there's going to be a backlash. But what was the most unfair backlash against a science fiction or fantasy property? » 12/02/14 2:21pm 12/02/14 2:21pm

James Cameron Promises That Avatar 2 Will Make You Soil Yourself

Remember when Avatar came out, and people were freaking out about the immersive 3-D and mocap, before that became so commonplace? James Cameron is pretty confident that the Avatar sequels will gain a similar "holy shit" reaction from moviegoers. Literally. » 11/26/14 9:00pm 11/26/14 9:00pm

Rare Set Photos Show James Remar as the Original Dwayne Hicks in Aliens

When Aliens came out in 1986, Michael Biehn played the Marine squad leader Corporal Dwayne Hicks. But before that casting, James Remar (who can be seen most recently in Horns and heard in Destiny, and is lodged in many people's minds as Harry Morgan in Dexter) filmed a chunk of the part. » 11/16/14 9:00pm 11/16/14 9:00pm

James Cameron Explains How Terminator Genisys Deals With Aging Arnold

Even though Terminator creator James Cameron is not directly involved in the new film Terminator Genisys, he did give them some pretty plot-pivotal advice—specifically about how this new film could incorporate a 67-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger into the new Terminator franchise. And this explains a lot. Spoilers. » 10/20/14 9:18am 10/20/14 9:18am

Behold The First Life-Sized Aliens Xenomorph Queen Ever Built

Some of the early versions of the creatures from the Alien franchise are nearly as frightening as the final version. This isn't one of them. The proof-of-concept Aliens xenomorph queen was a very rough version of the creature, consisting of black garbage bags over foam. » 6/12/14 10:30am 6/12/14 10:30am

Get Ready for Cirque du Soleil's Take on Avatar

Before we get any sequels, James Cameron will work with Cirque du Soleil to create an Avatar-based performance. The touring show will start in late 2015, while Avatar 2 will come nearly a year later, in December of 2016. » 5/29/14 11:00pm 5/29/14 11:00pm

James Cameron's Fantastic Voyage Remake Is Ready To Disembark

James Cameron has been trying to produce a Fantastic Voyage remake for a while now, but he keeps burning through writers. That will likely change now that Man of Steel's David S. Goyer has been tapped to write the script for the movie, since THR reports the movie is now being fast-tracked. » 5/02/14 6:45am 5/02/14 6:45am

Who Wins In A Fight: A Na'vi, The Alien Queen, Or The T-800 Terminator?

James Cameron hosted an AMA on reddit earlier today. Some blessed soul had the good sense to ask him the only question that really matters. » 4/12/14 2:00pm 4/12/14 2:00pm

Watch the First Episode of James Cameron's Global Warming Documentary

Years of Living Dangerously is an eight-part global warming documentary from James Cameron featuring celebrity correspondents like Harrison Ford, Olivia Munn and Matt Damon. It technically premieres April 13th, but you can already watch the first episode online. » 4/10/14 2:50pm 4/10/14 2:50pm

Aliens' Power Loader Was Way More Massive in Syd Mead's Concept Art

Legendary Blade Runner designer Syd Mead helped to inspire the AT-ATs in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, with some "walking tanks" he designed for a U.S. Steel catalog. A few years later, Mead was allowed to do his own walker design, when he created the first art for the power loader in Aliens. » 3/30/14 5:30pm 3/30/14 5:30pm

You Can't Appreciate These Movies Fully Without A Great Sound System

Science fiction movies are known for their amazing visuals, from majestic spaceships to desolate landscapes. But many of the best science fiction films use sound just as much as picture to tell their stories. Here are 22 films that you'll appreciate way more if you have a great speaker system to go with that… » 3/17/14 1:24pm 3/17/14 1:24pm

10 Things That Every Brand New Creator of Science Fiction Should Know

Being a science fiction creator is the most amazing adventure — you get to invent whole new worlds, brand new futures, and fantastic technologies, and you get to tell the most incredible stories about them. But it's also a tough and heartbreaking career path, whether you're in books, comics, movies or television. Here… » 3/06/14 10:31am 3/06/14 10:31am

Every Academy Award-Winner for Visual Effects in one glorious montage

Take a trip down special effects-laden memory lane with this collection of clips from every single winner of the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, since Star Wars nabbed the first one back in 1977 — and check out who the contenders are for this year's Oscar. » 1/29/14 4:40pm 1/29/14 4:40pm

The entire plot to Terminator 2 in 60 Seconds

Need a fix of shape-shifting robot assassin action, in a hurry? 1A4STUDIO has you covered, with this one-minute synopsis of Terminator 2: Judgment Day. So sit back, relax and let the adorableness wash over you. » 12/03/13 10:50am 12/03/13 10:50am

Watch the first trailer for James Cameron's global warming documentary

The Avatar-director has teamed up with producer Jerry Weintraub and a cadre of celebrity correspondents to create Years of Living Dangerously – an eight-part documentary series on the human impact of global warming, to air on Showtime in 2014. » 11/01/13 2:20pm 11/01/13 2:20pm

Stephen Lang will be the "Darth Vader" of the Avatar sequels

Good news, every actor who's cast in James Cameron's Avatar universe — you no longer have to fear death. Everyone who died in the first movie is apparently coming back for the second! » 10/22/13 2:40pm 10/22/13 2:40pm

Behold the glowing concept art for Disney's Avatar theme park

Disney wants to build the jungles of Pandora in Florida, creating an Avatar-themed land in Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. » 10/12/13 11:00am 10/12/13 11:00am