Discover The Unique Sounds Of British Science Fiction Movies

One of the most fascinating and memorable things about classic British science fiction is its eerie, jarring soundscape. And just like Doctor Who and other TV shows, a handful of British composers and sound designers did a lot to shape this aural phenomenon. A new BBC radio documentary will open your ears. » 12/23/14 12:15pm 12/23/14 12:15pm

Best television adaptations of science fiction and fantasy novels

Can a book really become a decent television show? Yes, and here's the proof! Here are 12 shining examples of science fiction and fantasy books that actually got turned into television series that are worth watching in their own right. » 11/03/10 3:46pm 11/03/10 3:46pm

Hammer Films will be revamping Quatermass

At Comic-Con today, the president of UK's Hammer Films announced that the company's next film after Let Me In would be Woman In Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe. And next on their slate is a revamped Quatermass, which is brilliant news for those of us who loved the British series about a scientist fighting aliens and… » 7/24/10 3:02pm 7/24/10 3:02pm

Alien-Loving Hippies Get What They Deserve

The Earth has fallen into apocalyptic ruin, and a terrifying alien force is destroying the youth of England! Welcome to the 1970s Quatermass mini-series, based on the mega-awesome Quatermass movies, starring (you guessed it) the genius Professor Bernard Quatermass. In this clip the good professor tries to talk some… » 12/05/08 5:30pm 12/05/08 5:30pm

Hammer Films Bringing Old School SciFi Schlock to MySpace

Hammer Films were made infamous by their never-ceasing onslaught of schlocky 50s and 60s horror films (think Christopher Lee in Hammer's Dracula), but they also released several great low-budget science fiction films. Now the company, defunct since the early 1980s, is back. They'll be releasing new films on MySpace,… » 12/14/07 8:00am 12/14/07 8:00am