Continuum and the Biggest Pitfalls That TV Shows About Time Travel Fall Into

Check out the coolest moment from last Friday’s brand new episode of Continuum. We’re halfway through the final season of this time-warping cop show, and it still has the power to deliver some really neat character moments. But Continuum is also falling prey to television’s worst habits when it comes to time travel. »9/29/15 5:12pm9/29/15 5:12pm

Which Old Science Fiction Trope Has Become Part of Your Everyday Life?

One of the main ways that you know we’re Living in the Future is when you see something that used to be a huge science fiction trope, but now it’s just an ordinary part of life. Like arguing with computers—back in the day, debates with machines were a funny “what if.” And now, we argue with computers all the time. »9/22/15 5:29pm9/22/15 5:29pm

Step Aboard the Enterprise-D in This Amazing Star Trek Virtual Reality Demo

The current VR boom in technology has given us some pretty spectacular moments. Headsets like the Oculus Rift or HTC’s Vive even have entertainment giants planning content using them to create immersive experiences. That’s cool, sure. But none of that lets you wander around the Enterprise-D in awe, does it? »9/21/15 4:40pm9/21/15 4:40pm

Why Captain Kirk Is Still One of the Greatest Space Heroes Of All Time

James T. Kirk owes a lot to his space opera forebears, characters like Buck Rogers, Flash Gordon and the Lensmen: He wears a cool uniform, has a fancy ray gun strapped to his hip, flies the fastest ship in the galaxy, and has a weird alien sidekick. Yet the character of Kirk has outstripped his predecessors. »9/16/15 12:07pm9/16/15 12:07pm

Which TV Show Went Downhill...But Then Ended on a High Note?

There’s nothing more frustrating than watching a once-decent TV show slide downhill into mediocrity or worse. But sometimes, there’s one last flash of brilliance. Sometimes, a show pulls off a series finale that actually puts an exclamation point at the end of its sentence. Which show pulled out of a slump for its… »9/02/15 5:16pm9/02/15 5:16pm

Hollywood Reboots Keep Using This Lazy Trope and It Makes Their Characters Look Like Idiots

This month Man from UNCLE hit theaters, the latest in a long line of movie adaptations of sixties TV shows. And like so many of these attempts to capitalize on name recognition, the reborn Man from UNCLE chose to tell an origin story. But not just any origin story — a very specific origin story. The “enemies forced to… »8/25/15 5:20pm8/25/15 5:20pm

Star Wars: Rogue One Could Use VFX to Bring Peter Cushing Back From The Dead

How will The Flash’s Professor Zoom differ from the Reverse Flash? Nintendo is considering a return to Hollywood. Jeremy Renner reveals his side in Civil War. George R.R. Martin contemplates what happens if Game of Thrones ends before his books do. Plus, a new clip from the next Maze Runner. Spoilers! »8/24/15 9:00am8/24/15 9:00am

Why Trekkies Is Still The Best Fan Documentary Ever Made

Bronies, Jedi Junkies, Turtle Power, Mudbloods, The People vs. George Lucas... as geekiness gets cool, we’ve been deluged in documentaries exploring fan subcultures, sub-subcultures, and sub-sub-subcultures. Docs about video gaming alone could fill a film festival, including Atari: Game Over, Indie Game: The Movie,… »8/21/15 4:00pm8/21/15 4:00pm