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Skynet Wins After All: Terminator Genisys Is a Monster Hit in China!

Terminator Genisys was a flop in the United States, making just $89 million here. But now Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return to the franchise has scored a monster opening day in China, which means it will probably wind up being considered a hit overall. And a sequel just got much more likely. » 8/24/15 3:45pm Monday 3:45pm

Short Film About a Woman Stuck in a Time Paradox Makes Found Footage Fresh Again

Found footage films are everywhere these days, but few short films use the concept as effectively as Timelike does. That’s because it puts its own spin on a familiar concept: one night, a young physics student receives a message from her future self. What follows quickly goes from unnerving to distressing. » 8/12/15 9:40am 8/12/15 9:40am

India's Time Travel Comedy Has A Great Idea: Take A Selfie With Gandhi

This trailer for the new Tamil time travel film Indru Netru Naalai has a few things going for it. First, the time machine looks hella cool. Second, they draw diagrams, which is an essential part of truly great time travel. And there’s a song about using a time machine to go back and take a selfie with Gandhi. » 8/05/15 2:00pm 8/05/15 2:00pm

Short film: Having a one-minute time machine is hilariously useful

Here’s the problem with time travel, we always dream too big and think about going back in time to see dinosaurs (they’ll eat you) or gladiators (they’ll kill you) or other important moments in history (they’ll all be racist). Fact: Life sucked back then! You wouldn’t want to go back. It’s way better to go back one… » 7/08/15 9:34am 7/08/15 9:34am

This Is Just Some Of The Most Eye-Popping Terminator Art We've Ever Seen

Victor Martinez has blown our minds with dazzling concept art for Star Trek Into Darkness and Real Steel. And his Terminator Genisys concept is no less astounding. Given a chance to reimagine Skynet’s arsenal, Martinez went all out. The result is nothing less than some of the best Terminator artwork ever. » 7/06/15 4:00pm 7/06/15 4:00pm

Arnold Somehow Saves Terminator Genisys From Being A Total Disaster

Arnold Schwarzenegger is once again playing a machine cloaked in human skin in Terminator Genisys, but now he’s the most human thing in a plastic movie. Arnie’s trademark grimace looks rough around the edges, like a slab of petrified wood after years of erosion. In a movie that’s basically shitty comfort food, the… » 7/01/15 8:00am 7/01/15 8:00am

Come With Me If You Want To See Some Insane Terminator Concept Art!

One of the things we’ve always wanted from a Terminator movie is a longer, more insane look at the future war between humans and Skynet. And now, it looks like it’s on. Check out some exclusive concept art of the weapons of the future war for survival — including the Violet Cleaver and the Reaper.
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Why The Most Powerful Time Travel Stories Aren’t About Changing The Past

The question “What would you do if you traveled back in time?” is often synonymous with the question “What would you change about the past?”. But time travel is a rich subgenre, and some of its most interesting stories aren’t about changing the past — they’re about exploring it, so we can better understand ourselves… » 5/27/15 2:21pm 5/27/15 2:21pm

Child Star Of An Educational TV Show Gets A Message From His Future Self

When Elle arrives at the home of famed educational TV host in the short film Dear Lucas, the second biggest surprise is connecting with the host's son and former co-host, Lucas. But the biggest surprise comes later that night when Lucas receives a message from himself — written in the year 2067. » 4/13/15 6:00pm 4/13/15 6:00pm

This Moment Is Why We Can't Stop Obsessing About Syfy's 12 Monkeys


Here's the most intense moment in last night's 12 Monkeys — it's a moment that turns some crucial stuff from the Terry Gilliam movie on its head, while also playing with time travel in a pretty uniquely cool way. And it reminds us just why we got sucked into obsessing about this show in the first place. Spoilers... » 4/06/15 4:12pm 4/06/15 4:12pm

Did 12 Monkeys Just Explain How Changing The Past Works?

Last Friday's episode of 12 Monkeys took a lot of audacious, dark risks. And it added to our sense that this show is piling on the mythos, in good ways and bad. There are now several extra layers of mystery and foreshadowing on top of what we already knew. But most importantly... did someone explain time travel? » 3/23/15 4:58pm 3/23/15 4:58pm