Why is it so hard to create a good science fiction movie romance?

Some of the coolest science fiction movies of all time are love storiesEternal Sunshine, Brazil, and plenty of others. Combining big ideas with an epic passion just makes sense. But why do so many films fail to pull off this combination? Watching the new movie Upside Down, which fails so spectacularly as a love… » 3/15/13 9:00am 3/15/13 9:00am

Futuristic Romeo and Juliet fight gravity in the new Upside Down

Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst are gravity-crossed lovers in director Juan Diego Solanas' romance movie Upside Down. Set on two planets that share the same atmosphere, this whole thing feels like the melodramatic baby of Dr. Seuss and M.C. M.C. Escher. But it does have one thing going for it: intense beauty. This new… » 1/25/13 8:23am 1/25/13 8:23am

M.C. Escher does Romeo and Juliet in the zany first trailer for Upside …

Watch a pair of parallel universe lovers (Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess) who divided by gravity, and born into opposite-facing worlds. Apparently the top worlders and the bottom worlders live much different lives, stated by the ominous voice over, "we don't go down to their world, we certainly don't want them coming… » 1/02/12 2:30pm 1/02/12 2:30pm

Eliza Dushku's magical lady bits commune with the dead (or something)

We're not really sure what Eliza Dushku's new film Locked In is about. But judging from the trailer, if you have sex with her you can talk to the dead! Plus awesome new shorts and behind-the-scenes on Monsters. » 6/06/10 6:13pm 6/06/10 6:13pm