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

Upside Down shows how gravity-challenged lovers kiss

We're still pretty excited for Juan Diego Solanas' strange romance movie Upside Down. The premise is totally ridiculous — Jim Sturgess and Kristen Dunst are in love, but live on opposite planets connected by the sky with opposing gravity forces — but the actual look to this M.C. Escher flick is simply stunning. » 3/01/13 1:20pm 3/01/13 1:20pm

Futuristic Romeo and Juliet fight gravity in the new Upside Down trailer

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… » 1/25/13 8:23am 1/25/13 8:23am