The Thing's R.J. MacReady gets the noble portrait he justly deserves

Your favorite heroes are given the portrait treatment they all so justly deserve. Mondo Gallery is hosting a showing of Mike Mitchell portrait work, and we've got a little sneak look of what's to come. Couldn't all of your walls use a little MacReady? » 4/24/13 9:30am 4/24/13 9:30am

Pop Stars in Science Fiction and Fantasy, Rated on a Scale from David…

This past weekend, Justin Timberlake totally failed to rock our dystopian future in In Time. But the man who brought sexy back is by no means the weakest singer-turned-actor ever to grace science fiction and fantasy — not by any means. The history of SF and fantasy is littered with tons of musician roles and cameos,… » 10/31/11 2:11pm 10/31/11 2:11pm

Tilda Swinton: Our New Favorite Androgynous Alien

We've always loved Tilda Swinton — especially after seeing her as three color-coded dancing cyborgs — but her subversive new photoshoot for W Magazine has redoubled our affections. » 7/13/11 8:30am 7/13/11 8:30am

Science fiction heroes who tried to abuse patent law

If you're smart, the first thing that comes to mind when you think about visiting other universes or traveling through time is "file a ton of patents." After all, just because someone else invented something, doesn't mean you can't patent it, if you get there first. Reverse-engineering is still a kind of engineering,… » 2/10/11 3:39pm 2/10/11 3:39pm

Holy Fish Biscuits! It's The Series Finale Of Lost!

This week offers us a solid 3.5 hours of new Lost, but it's the last new Lost we'll ever get. That is, until The Lost Polynesian Christmas Reunion Special of 2020. Also, the season finales of V and Fringe! » 5/17/10 9:00am 5/17/10 9:00am

ChooseThe Next Scifi Classic To Get The Comedy Remake Treatment

Now that Eddie Murphy and Brett Ratner are remaking The Incredible Shrinking Man as a comedy, maybe we'll see the start of a trend of comedy remakes of scifi classics. After all, a version of The Day The Earth Stood Still starring Martin Lawrence probably wouldn't be any sillier than the "serious" Keanu Reeves version… » 4/23/08 12:03pm 4/23/08 12:03pm

Prisoners Explore Industrial Underground City in Scifi Indie

The Men Who Fell is a low budget sci fi indie film that's been busy flying low under the radar. It screened at Cannes earlier this year and scored itself a Japanese DVD release (which came out last Friday under the lame title Biohazard X). But what is this movie all about, other cool effects, vast sandy wastelands… » 12/28/07 10:40am 12/28/07 10:40am

Must See: The Man Who Fell To Earth

Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: The Man Who Fell to Earth
Date: 1976

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