The Biggest Surprise In Syfy's 12 Monkeys Is The 12 Monkeys Themselves

How do you turn an existentially comfortless movie about a futile journey from a post-apocalyptic future into the present day into an ongoing TV series? One way is to make the time travel less futile. But another is to create a really scary villain — and with its second episode, 12 Monkeys stars doing just that. » 1/24/15 5:55pm Yesterday 5:55pm

The Inside Scoop On The Movie Version Of YA Book Classic House Of Stairs

House of Stairs by William Sleator is an intense, dark story, and it would make a fantastic movie. So it's fantastic news that a House of Stairs movie is in the pipeline, with a goal of starting production in September or October. We talked to a producer and got the inside scoop on the film. » 1/23/15 12:30pm Friday 12:30pm

George Lucas Took A Spotify Playlist And Turned It Into A Fairy Musical

Strange Magic isn't a movie, it's more of an epiphany George Lucas had between laps in his Scrooge McDuck vault of money. "What if I bought the rights to every pop song ever and put them all in one movie? But what about a plot? Fuck it, I'll just make it anyway." That is the movie Strange Magic. » 1/23/15 9:00am Friday 9:00am

Which Character Do You Just Wish You Could Give Some Helpful Advice To?

We love to watch people make terrible mistakes — there's a reason why the characters who make the most awful decisions are usually the most popular. But sometimes, you just find yourself yelling at the screen (or page), "NO!" Which character in science fiction or fantasy do you wish you could give some helpful advice… » 1/22/15 2:00pm Thursday 2:00pm

Your Movie Is Not The Goonies. Stop Saying It Is.

We are living in an age where everyone wants to be The Goonies. Why? Because Goonies is the best goddamn movie ever made (probably). Even if it isn't the best movie ever made, Hollywood certainly loves referencing it, along with all the other nostalgic Amblin movies of their youth. And it's probably time to stop. » 1/22/15 8:00am Thursday 8:00am

Weirdest Shared Movie Universe Yet Includes Brain-Eaters, She-Creature

Legendary B-movie production house American International Pictures is back from the dead — sort of — thanks to Cinedigm, which is "launching a reinvention of [AIP] exploitation titles in a 10-picture project within a single movie universe." Expect viking women, brain-eaters, and teenage cavemen. » 1/21/15 1:40pm Wednesday 1:40pm

From Lazarus Long To Capt. Jack Harkness: Bisexuality In Science Fiction

Why were there so many bisexual heroes in the 1970s (including Robert A. Heinlein's Lazarus Long), and was bisexuality viewed as "futuristic"? More to the point, why did bi heroes mostly vanish throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and what brought them back? Erotic science fiction author and Circlet Press publisher Cecilia… » 1/21/15 9:47am Wednesday 9:47am