Posts Tagged ‘sci-fi’

6 Movie Characters Who Are Still Floating in Space

Tweet Gravity is out this Friday, and we know from the trailer that Sandra Bullock and George Clooney are astronauts who end up in some pretty deep shit when they float away from their shuttle. Just in case there’s no happy ending, here are some people that might be able to keep them company out [...]

Horrorplanet

Tweet A six-man, six-woman planetary exploration team is investigating possible origins of a remote, desolate planet’s apparently long-vanished civilization – so far, however, nothing has been found but a silent, lifeless world. Unbeknownst to the explorers, a strange alien creature has been waiting patiently in stasis for millions of years, biding its time.

Neill Blomkamp’s Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Chappie’ Getting 2015 Release

Tweet After Neill Blomkamp’s second film Elysium opened #1 at the box office just over a week ago, Sony announced last week that they’re partnering with Media Rights Capital to co-produce, co-finance and distribute his next film Chappie. The film will tell the story of a robot (voiced by Sharlto Copley) imbued with artificial intelligence [...]

J.J. Abrams is Focused on ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′

Tweet Millions of voices cried out in terror (among other emotions) earlier this year, when Disney and Lucasfilm announced that J.J. Abrams – the man who rebooted Star Trek back in 2009 – would be taking the helm on Star Wars: Episode VII. It has since been confirmed that Abrams’ installment in George Lucas’ operatic [...]

5 “Star Wars” Characters Who Don’t Deserve Their Own Movie

Tweet Rumor has it that J.J. Abrams’ new Star Wars movies will follow known characters from the established cinematic universe, and give us their back-stories and/or further adventures. Which sounds like fun, but not if it’s any of these guys. Check out the full story at Maxim.

The Star Wars News Roundup

Tweet Several rumors popped up this week and were promptly shot down. First up, Marketsaw reported that actor Simon Pegg was being courted for a role in Episode VII and director Alfonso Cuaron was being considered to direct one of the standalone films. Simon Pegg took directly to Twitter to address the rumor. See it [...]

Yoda May Get Lucasfilm’s First ‘Star Wars’ Movie

Tweet Rebooting this franchise, they truly are! While we know for certain that J.J. Abrams is directing a new Star Wars movie that will indeed be Episode VII continuing that saga and storyline, it sounds like Lucasfilm has much bigger plans for this franchise/universe than anyone really knows. Harry of Ain’t It Cool News has [...]

J.J. Abrams Will Direct Star Wars

Tweet J.J. Abrams will direct the next “Star Wars” film for Disney, taking stewardship of one of Hollywood’s most iconic and lucrative film franchises, an individual with knowledge of the production told TheWrap. Ever since Disney bought Lucasfilm last year and announced it would make new “Star Wars” films, fans, members of the media and [...]

10 Best Time-Travel Movies

Tweet ‘Looper’ is just the latest in a long tradition of movies that have challenged the boundaries of the space-time continuum (and our brains). Best for Edward Furlong Fans, Best for Chainsaws and Best Movie, Period, check out the top ten all-time greatest time travel movies brought to you by Maxim.

19 Things You Didn’t Know About Total Recall

Tweet Before you see the updated version of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1990 sci-fi/action classic starring Kate Beckinsale, Colin Farrell and Jessica Biel (Read about it here!) reacquaint yourself with the original. We poured through the newly released pristine-looking Total Recall Mind-Bending Edition Blu-ray and learned tons of things about a movie we’d already seen more times [...]