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 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 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