POSTED // Jun 22,2012 - In these apocalypse-obsessed times leading up to December 2012, we’ve seen the end of the world as we know it turned into a metaphor for plenty of different social and political ideas.
POSTED // Jun 8,2012 - While the Internet does its typical speculative-overdrive thing, director Ridley Scott has played fairly coy about whether or not his new science-fiction tale Prometheus is, in fact, a “prequel” of sorts
POSTED // May 31,2012 - On April 20, Box Office Magazine published online Amy Nicholson’s review of the blockbuster The Avengers. At the time, it was the only review aggregated by RottenTomatoes.com that did not bear t
POSTED // May 24,2012 - If dying is easy, and comedy is hard, science-fiction comedy is even harder. In this tiny subgenre, 1997’s Men in Black—about extraterrestrial refugees living among the population of New York City
POSTED // May 18,2012 - Space nerds send a signal to a distant star system that looks a lot like ours in Battleship—and, like, days later, here’s the away team from Planet Facehugger come to steal all our bubblegum.
POSTED // May 16,2012 - With The Dictator, Sacha Baron Cohen finds himself addressing a situation no entertainer wants to confront: What do you do when the shtick that was your bread & butter just can’t work anymor