Frankenweenie is Tim Burton's twisted take on man's best friend

Tim Burton is returning to his 1984 short Frankenweenie with a full-length, stop-motion, black-and-white remake. It's about an introverted suburban kid who also happens to be a mad scientist...and how far he goes to see his beloved dog again. » 8/21/11 1:05pm 8/21/11 1:05pm

The science fiction version of Groundhog Day is schlocky and awesome

I kind of love 12:01, the TV movie which had the misfortune to appear in the same year as Groundhog Day, which had the same basic plot. Because 12:01 uses its premise well, and has a pretty sweet love story. » 12/29/10 6:37pm 12/29/10 6:37pm

Sean Connery's chest hair vs. a rogue meteorite fragment — to the death!

Sean Connery, shirt unbuttoned halfway to his navel, plays chicken with a meteor fragment heading straight for his base, while Natalie Wood and Martin Landau watch. Will it strike before he can launch his missiles to destroy the big meteor? » 11/05/10 5:45pm 11/05/10 5:45pm

Our Secret Love For Groundhog Day's Science Fictional Cousin

Groundhog Day is one of the greatest timewarp movies ever, but the TV-movie version, 12:01, is also great in its own way. Someone recklessly fires a particle accelerator, causing a "time bounce" that only Jonathan Silverman remembers. » 12/28/09 5:30pm 12/28/09 5:30pm

Meta-Monster Attack with Boobies and Doobies in "The Being" [NSFW]

The Being is your classic small-town radioactive monster movie that was made in 1983 but looks like it was made in 1973. Improbably starring Jose Ferrer and Martin Landau, it's a tale of anti-pornography crusaders and corrupt potato growers in an Idaho town — a town that just wants to forget that some crazy old… » 3/31/08 6:02pm 3/31/08 6:02pm

Must See: Space: 1999

Must-see TV shows are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Space: 1999
Date: 1975-1977

Vitals: A disaster throws the moon spiraling out of Earth's orbit, with the inhabitants of a… » 9/30/07 10:39pm 9/30/07 10:39pm