Spend The Evening Learning About The Making Of Your Favorite Movies

Here's a three-hour documentary about the making of Aliens in 1986, called Superior Firepower. Made in 2003, it features insane amounts of behind-the-scenes footage that reveal quite how ambitious a project this film was, and how much bigger it was than Alien. But that's not the only "making of" featurette on Youtube. » 3/25/14 6:00pm 3/25/14 6:00pm

Which Hollywood blockbuster has the heart of a cult movie?

We celebrate cult movies for their subversiveness and willingness to defy your expectations by throwing gonzo shit at the screen. But the line between cult films and mainstream Hollywood blockbusters is never solid, especially with so many directors going back and forth. Which huge Hollywood tentpole film is really a… » 3/07/14 3:00pm 3/07/14 3:00pm

The Many, Many Versions of the 3-Breasted Lady From Total Recall [NSFW]

Probably the best part of the overall dreadful remake of Paul Verhoeven's Total Recall by Len Wiseman was the three breasted sex worker. Purely because she reminded us of the original — and nothing else did. And now newly revealed concept art shows that she went through many different versions. NSFW because boobs,… » 12/02/13 12:19pm 12/02/13 12:19pm

9 Deadly Vacations (That We'd Still Like to Take)

It's summer time, which means we're going on vacation! Too bad all the places we want to visit are fictional... and would probably kill us. But who cares? We'd rather die in the claws of a T-Rex, or listening to an alien Diva sing, than in Florida (sorry, Florida). Here are the nine deadliest vacation spots we'd love… » 6/26/13 10:00am 6/26/13 10:00am

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

12 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Are Just Pure Nonstop Fun

Many of our favorite movies feature quiet, introspective moments or deep philosophical discussions in between the scenes where everything is exploding and everyone is running in every possible direction. And that's great. But sometimes, you just want a movie that hits the ground running, and keeps running at top… » 11/30/12 10:05am 11/30/12 10:05am

What if Boba Fett starred in Game of Thrones, Total Recall, and Stargate

For the upcoming As You Wish Project charity event, over forty Boba Fett and clone trooper helmets were redesigned by such luminaries as director Joe Johnston and artist Sandy Dhuyvetter, who both played a role in designing his original costume. Additionally, sculptors recreated the Mandalorian mercenary's headgear in… » 8/17/12 9:40pm 8/17/12 9:40pm

Biggest Box Office Hits and Misses of Summer 2012

This was another brutal summer, where movie titans did battle. And now that it's over, some films stand tall and victorious, while others lay dead in the killing fields. Back at the start of the summer, we asked you which movies would be a sleeper hit, and which movies would be a surprise flop. Now it's time to find… » 8/13/12 12:13pm 8/13/12 12:13pm

100 Wonderful and Terrible Movies That Never Existed

For every movie that makes it to your local cineplex, there are dozens that never come into existence. In another universe, Mel Gibson directed Fahrenheit 451, Terry Gilliam directed Watchmen, and Batman fought Godzilla. The history of movies is crammed full of weird almost-weres and could-have-beens. A lot of people… » 8/10/12 1:48pm 8/10/12 1:48pm

Total Recall is not a fantasy you want implanted in your brain

Total Recall is like Bourne Identity met Blade Runner, then had an ugly tabloid breakup followed by a nervous breakdown and a tell-all book. This remake of the 1990 cult classic Total Recall has all the ingredients of greatness, but squanders them. The result is an opulent film, packed with shiny details, that never… » 8/03/12 9:31am 8/03/12 9:31am

Why an Elevator Through the Center of the Earth Made Total Sense for …

If you've watched the TV spots and trailers for the new Total Recall movie, you've probably noticed a giant metal skyscraper-like elevator, that takes citizens from one side of the planet, to the other. Yes, this movie replaces Mars with an elevator through the center of the Earth, and it's a huge part of the movie. » 8/02/12 1:03pm 8/02/12 1:03pm

Just how badly will the Total Recall remake flop?

1990's Total Recall was one of the most profitable movies ever — it cost just $65 million to make and grossed around $262 million worldwide. But the new remake, starring Colin Farrell, was reportedly made for a staggering $200 million. And even though it comes out on Friday, we're hearing almost no buzz about it. It's… » 7/30/12 2:51pm 7/30/12 2:51pm