Here Are the 1960s Science Fiction Novels Everyone Should Read

First they tried to drag us back to the 1960s with Austin Powers. Now they're doing it again with Men in Black III, whose plot time-jumps to the 1969 Apollo launch. But why go back to this world-changing decade with bad science fiction when you could mainline the good stuff? Here is a book list that will introduce… » 5/24/12 12:30pm 5/24/12 12:30pm

Heinlein's Creepiest Novella Gets The I, Robot Treatment

We may never get to see the long-mooted » 8/20/08 8:40am 8/20/08 8:40am movie of , but one of Robert Heinlein's slightly more obscure works is due to become a major motion picture from director Alex Proyas. , a disturbing novella about a man who can't remember what he does during the day, will become a psychological thriller, with a love story.…

Should Movies Update Classic Scifi, Or Go Retro?

There are two ways of taking a science fiction classic and bringing it to the screen: You can bring it up to date, setting it in the present day and revamping the characters accordingly, like Steven Spielberg's War Of The Worlds. Or you can set it in the era when it was written, and painstakingly recreate the time and… » 3/18/08 4:30pm 3/18/08 4:30pm