The History Of Product Placement In Science Fiction

Science fiction is all about showing us new and startling worlds - and it doesn't hurt to sell a few widgets along the way. Like Eureka, which recently proved that you can save the world using Degree antiperspirant. Or the Sarah Connor Chronicles, which showed on Monday that a certain brand of car is the official… » 10/13/08 5:58pm 10/13/08 5:58pm

The Movie that "The Island" Ripped Off and Dumbed Down

Remember that awful movie The Island with Scarlett Johansson and Obi Wan discovering that they were clones who'd been grown to provide body parts for rich people? And all the other clones are kept in line because they're promised a trip to "the island" if they're good (A TRIP WHICH IS REALLY TO DEATH)? And then remember … » 6/05/08 5:30pm 6/05/08 5:30pm