Before Section Eight Productions settled on rotoscoping as the filmmaking technique to bring Philip K. Dick's A Scanner Darkly to the screen, the studio Rustmonkey created this black-and-white, CG test animation for the film.
2012 has been an incredible year for futuristic developments, from the Olympics' Blade Runner to chimp enhancement. So what might the coming year hold? With another year upon us, we look at what science fiction books, television, comics, and movies say will happen in year 2013.
It's that time of year when you wind up watching a lot of DVDs with your loved ones. And you rediscover the grand art of compromise. It's hard to find movies that everybody wants to watch — especially if you want to watch something science fictional.
Today, we look at the year that gave us Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and "Ender's Game" — does 1977 deserve to be crowned the Best Year of Science Fiction Ever?
The first editions of Philip K.Dick's novels saw limited runs and Dick rarely attended signings. As a result, early and signed copies of Dick's books fetch top dollar on the rare book circuit. Guess which Dick novel sold for $6.5K?
A single book can inspire a wide range of covers, and sometimes those covers can be works of art themselves. We look at some classic science fiction novels and the various covers they've worn throughout the years.
Steve Jobs is the first non-science fiction character to possess a reality distortion field (RDF). Apple's MacWorld 2008 conference kicks off tomorrow with a keynote from Jobs, which leaves gadget lovers and iPod fiends white-knuckled on Tuesday morning as news of the next "insanely great" thing trickles out of…