100 Wonderful and Terrible Movies That Never Existed

For every movie that makes it to your local cineplex, there are dozens that never come into existence. In another universe, Mel Gibson directed Fahrenheit 451, Terry Gilliam directed Watchmen, and Batman fought Godzilla. The history of movies is crammed full of weird almost-weres and could-have-beens. A lot of people… » 8/10/12 1:48pm 8/10/12 1:48pm

Fincher Pulls the Plug on Rendezvous With Rama

Director David Fincher’s post- Benjamin Button » 10/13/08 3:00pm 10/13/08 3:00pm project has been somewhat of a mystery—a 3D/CG ? Brian Michael Bendis’ ? Matz's ? Oh god, not the ?!? But now it looks like we can cross at least one limbo-ing project off his to-do list: , based on the cerebral, 1972 novel by sci-fi great Arthur C. Clarke about about…

Whatever Happened To These 7 Awesome Movie Projects?

Remember when we were promised a remake of Fahrenheit 451, or a new Barbarella starring Rose McGowan? What happened to those movies? I want to see a futuristic Guy Montag (please cast Christian Bale.) The movies we get most excited about often seem to fall into the black hole of "in development." We've collected a… » 6/09/08 1:17pm 6/09/08 1:17pm

The Biggest Starship Of All Time, Revealed!

How does your favorite starship measure up against all others in science fiction? You need wonder no longer, thanks to Jeff Russell's Starship Dimensions, a site that obsessively measures the lengths of every spaceship ever and puts them all together in a handy chart. It turns out the Death Star from Star Wars is… » 2/21/08 12:40pm 2/21/08 12:40pm

David Fincher Catches Mutant STD From Charles Burns

Director David Fincher is going to direct Charles Burns' graphic novel Black Hole, based on a screenplay by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, which is a creepy quartet in itself. If you haven't picked it up by now, Burns' black-ink heavy story deals with a group of teenagers who catch a bizarre STD called The Bug, which… » 2/21/08 11:00am 2/21/08 11:00am