At 10 years old, Eternal Sunshine is still fresh and timeless

So many movies from 10 years ago look dated or kind of irrelevant nowadays — but as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind reaches its 10th birthday, people are noticing that it feels as though no time has passed. Almost as if the intervening decade had been erased from our minds. » 3/13/14 4:59pm 3/13/14 4:59pm

10 Terrible Ideas for TV Spinoffs of Popular Movies

We all have ultra-high hopes for Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, the television spin-off of The Avengers. Will all the characters turn out to be Skrulls? We hope so. But if this show becomes a huge hit, the studios could decide to crank out more TV shows based on popular films. Here are the 10 worst TV shows that could… » 9/13/13 10:28am 9/13/13 10:28am

Must Watch: The CG Effects of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

You probably didn't realize how much CG animation there is in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind — and not just in the big obvious scenes where stuff is vanishing. This VFX reel for Michel Gondry's masterpiece is an eye-opener. » 8/26/13 10:43am 8/26/13 10:43am

10 Greatest Science Fiction and Fantasy Romantic Comedies of All Time

Science fiction is all about discovering the unknown — but sometimes you find love along the way. This is a great time to love romantic comedies with a science fiction twist, with the surprisingly sweet Safety Not Guaranteed in theaters, and the apocalyptic Seeking a Friend for the End of the World coming out… » 6/21/12 10:11am 6/21/12 10:11am

Safety Not Guaranteed: You owe it to yourself to see this movie

Safety Not Guaranteed sounds incredibly gimmicky at first — a whole movie based on an internet meme. Someone placed an ad (in real life) in a magazine in 1997, saying "Wanted: Someone to Go Back in Time With Me." And now, it's a movie. You could easily imagine this turning into something annoyingly quirky and… » 6/08/12 12:37pm 6/08/12 12:37pm

Michel Gondry's new technique that could change the superhero movie…

When Sony announced that Michel Gondry was directing Green Hornet, many people joked that the superhero flick would be composed of cardboard and twine. But instead, Gondry treated the audience to a new POV-style of superhero ass-kicking: the awesome Kato-Vision. » 1/13/11 12:11pm 1/13/11 12:11pm

25 classic science fiction movies that everybody must watch

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are essential viewing for anyone interested in the genre? We broke down the 25 must-watch science fiction films. » 8/25/10 12:00pm 8/25/10 12:00pm

Charlie Kaufman takes you inside your own mind

On Saturday, Charlie Kaufman, the screenwriter behind Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich, came to New York to talk to us about the nature of consciousness. Here's what he had to say. » 6/07/10 11:20am 6/07/10 11:20am

Is Science Fiction The Genre Of Weed?

Science fiction may be the most marijuana-friendly genre out there, argues MindFood. When people light up in SF movies and TV, they generally don't get punished. Scientists and leaders smoke out. And many SF films make more sense stoned. [MindFood] » 4/20/10 12:20pm 4/20/10 12:20pm

20 Greatest SF Movies Of The Past Decade

The past decade has seen a lot of bloated special-effects brain-sucks... but it's also seen some of the best science-fiction films ever. Superhero films came of age, apocalypses ruled, and interstellar adventures came back. Here are the decade's 20 greatest. » 12/14/09 5:07pm 12/14/09 5:07pm

Are We Seeing The Rise Of Alzheimer's Horror?

It's the ultimate terror: The number of people with Alzheimer's and other age-related dementia will double in the next 20 years. And we're starting to see more horrific tales about forgetting, or people losing their personalities. Welcome to Alzheimer's horror. » 10/28/09 9:00am 10/28/09 9:00am

Charlie Kaufman Builds An Infinite Space-Time Trap

The trailer for Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut, Synecdoche, New York » 9/18/08 4:19pm 9/18/08 4:19pm, is out and it's as awesome as you might have hoped from the guy who wrote . Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a theater director who builds a complete scale model of New York inside a New York warehouse. (Hence "synecdoche," which refers to a…

Neuro-Tourism In Charlie Kaufman's Movies

The movie we're most eager to see this spring may well be Synecdoche, New York, the directorial debut of Charlie Kaufman, who wrote Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. Will it be science fiction? We don't know yet. But we do know it'll be mind-bending, and judging from the synopses we've… » 3/21/08 4:00pm 3/21/08 4:00pm

4 Maverick Filmmakers You Should Stalk

Screw McG. The most alarming visions of five minutes from now are coming from a handful of filmmakers who bring their weird imaginations to film after film. Here's a list of four creators you should be obsessing about. Stuff your Netflix queue with their past movies. Hunt down the obscure shit. Show up for their new… » 11/21/07 2:30pm 11/21/07 2:30pm