RIP Rod Taylor, Star of The Birds and The Time Machine

Actor Rod Taylor, most recognizable as Mitch Brenner from Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds and as "H. George Wells" from the 1960 film version of The Time Machine, has passed away from natural causes. He was 84. » 1/09/15 1:06am 1/09/15 1:06am

Who's Ready For Another Bollywood Time Travel Movie?

Hrithik Roshan, the star of the awesome Krrish films, has just signed on to star in an unnamed time-travel movie, opposite Deepika Padukone. And the best news? It's going to be directed by Nitya Mehra, who was assistant director on Life of Pi, Namesake and some other great films. » 4/02/14 2:40pm 4/02/14 2:40pm

Great Concept Art for the Science Fiction Museum We Desperately Want

We've told you before about the Museum of Science Fiction in Washington, DC, which is currently trying to raise money to open in 2017. But now Wired has posted some fantastic concept art, showing just how astonishing the exhibitions could be. » 12/17/13 1:46pm 12/17/13 1:46pm

12 Most Unfaithful Movie Versions of Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Tomorrow, Max Brooks' acclaimed novel World War Z becomes a movie... well, sort of. They kept the title. Actually, World War Z is just the latest in a long line of films that depart from the books so much, they're basically a brand new story. Here are 12 science fiction and fantasy movies that toss the book out the… » 6/20/13 10:13am 6/20/13 10:13am

How to Build a Time Machine for an Indie Movie

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One of the many things we loved about indie time travel flick Safety Not Guaranteed was the jalopy time machine built by the possibly insane would-be time traveler (Mark Duplass). In this making-of short from the DVD (out today on DVD and Blu-Ray!) you can see how the crew built the thing from… » 10/30/12 11:44am 10/30/12 11:44am

12 Greatest Time Travel Effects from Movies and Television

Time travel is a great concept — but how do you show it happening? This weekend's Looper picks a pretty simple way of showing gangsters jumping through time, but we've also seen kids in time-traveling spaceships, portal-jumping bandits, and a hot tub that lets you relive your past. » 9/27/12 10:23am 9/27/12 10:23am

Some Amazing Science Fiction Picture Books For Your Kids (And You)

We're used to seeing lots of fantasy picture books aimed at little kids — so it's nice to find a bunch that are more geared towards science fiction. Check out a look at some new science fiction picture books... plus one classic. » 6/13/12 5:00pm 6/13/12 5:00pm

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How do we know time travelers aren't constantly changing the past?

We take it for granted that the past is fixed. History always happened the way we remember it happening. But how do we know for sure that that's the case? If time travel is possible, time travelers could be zipping back and changing things around all the time. How would we even be able to tell if that was the case? » 6/01/12 11:31am 6/01/12 11:31am

A gorgeous, homemade time machine running on open source hardware

Art student Dan Henriksson built this gorgeous representation of a time machine using arduino circuit boards and a CNC milling machine. This is geek DiY ingenuity mixed with science fiction art. » 10/13/10 3:00pm 10/13/10 3:00pm

First Hot Tub Time Machine Clip Shows Why These Pervs Belong In The 80s

We've seen the raunchy trailers and learned the sad backstories of our midlife crises time travelers, now it's time to witness the first red band clip. Watch what lead to the eventual hot tub time portal. » 2/24/10 3:34pm 2/24/10 3:34pm

New Hot Tub Time Machine Trailer Explains Why These Misfits Were Sent…

The last trailer explained the time traveling rules for Hot Tub Time Machine. But this trailer explains the why these four pathetic dorks were sent back into time. The answer: To fix their collective futures. Spoilers below. » 2/10/10 3:20pm 2/10/10 3:20pm

Raunchiest Hot Tub Time Machine Trailer To Date [NSFW]

The brand-new redband Hot Tub Time Machine trailer is out, and it's stuffed with filth, 1980s ski sluts, grown men crying, and sex. Also, it finally answers the burning question: How can 44-year-old John Cusack score with 18-year-old ladies? NSFW. » 1/21/10 1:46pm 1/21/10 1:46pm

Moonage Daydreamer: The Greatest Lunar Scenes

In honor of Moon, opening today, we went kinda loony (get it?) coming up with our favorite lunar scenes in film and TV. (We restricted the list to our own planet's moon; sorry, Saturn and Endor fans.) Watch them here. » 6/12/09 5:16pm 6/12/09 5:16pm

A Faithful Reconstruction of A.E.R. Pipewell's Time Machine

A reclusive scientist named A.E.R. Pipewell may have disappeared without much notice during World War I, but to his contemporaries Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison he was something of a legend. Sadly, most of his workshop was destroyed in the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906, but recently some of his… » 2/27/08 12:00pm 2/27/08 12:00pm

Another Bollywood Scifi Classic In The Making

Indian mega-star Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) wants to produce the company's most expensive movie ever, an untitled science fiction film about kids whose wishes start coming true. Khan, the star of international hit Om Shanti Om, was supposed to produce and star in S. Shankar's Robot, but bailed on the project. Now he wants… » 2/11/08 10:40am 2/11/08 10:40am

Five Bollywood Science Fiction Movies You Should Know

Bollywood song-and-dance meets robots and aliens. How can that not rule? If Shekhar Kapur's Time Machine finally gets made, it'll be part of a bold new wave of Bollywood science fiction. Including Indian superhero Krrish, fighting a motorcycle gang in the clip above. We have full details on Krrish and four other… » 1/29/08 1:30pm 1/29/08 1:30pm