The 10 Types of Fictional Apocalypses (And What They Mean)

The Apocalypse rules pop culture. Half the biggest literary novels these days are apocalyptic, and meanwhile The Walking Dead is a huge hit. Post-apocalyptic stories are what space opera was in the Space Age. But what are they about? Here are 10 types of apocalypses, and what they each signify. » 10/07/14 10:05am 10/07/14 10:05am

10 Questions From Science Fiction That We're Glad Were Never Answered

We tend to think of science fiction and fantasy as being like mystery novels — the story is over when you solve the case. So we obsess over questions that have no answers. But here are 10 questions that are better unanswered, either because the possibilities are fascinating or because the answers would be terrible. » 4/29/14 12:00pm 4/29/14 12:00pm

30 Cult Movies That Absolutely Everybody Must See

A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to appreciate it properly. But certain cult films have acquired fame and influence to rival any blockbuster, and have become part of our shared vocabulary. Here are 30 essential… » 3/07/14 11:48am 3/07/14 11:48am

Don't Remake These Movies, Film These Books Instead!

Hollywood's addiction to remakes and reboots continues unabated, with dozens of films in development. And meanwhile, bookshelves are straining with hundreds of original, thrilling novels that have never been adapted to the screen. Here's a second dose of our list of books that should be adapted instead of yet another… » 9/27/13 3:16pm 9/27/13 3:16pm

Where To Get Your Quick And Dirty Horror Movies - Free Online

We want our horror cheap, dirty and with lots of blood. So we rounded up all the best places to get your horror fix for free for the Halloweenie season while you may be jonesing for a little carnage. You want some free MST3K, you got it; John Carpenter's The Thing » 10/30/08 5:02pm 10/30/08 5:02pm, wait no more; , go for it. Plus much more! Hulu's…

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