Plus Outlander is back, and we’re going to France to deal with court intrigue! Plus Fear the Walking Dead stumbles from its musty grave! And there are season finales of Sleepy Hollow and Shadowhunters, if you’re into that sort of thing! It’s all on This Week’s TV.
Who remembers that disgusting bone pistol from David Cronenberg's eXistenZ ? If you're in the market for something similar, New Zealand artist Bruce Mahalski and jeweler Vaune Mason are offering a duo of bone pistols for the starting price of $1,500 New Zealand Dollars (a smidge over $1,200 American dollars):
Ever since ET for the Atari 2600 wowed gamers worldwide, science fiction and video games have been natural bedfellows. Here are 10 great scifi tales that embrace the aesthetics, technology, and popular tropes of the gaming world.
Yesterday, we looked at six characters who seemingly managed to escape virtual prisons. Now, we'll make it an even dozen as we examine another sextet of science fiction heroes that may or may not still be stuck inside their own minds. Spoilers!
The movie eXistenZ is many things: a commentary on videogame madness, a chance to see Jennifer Jason Leigh caress a nipple-covered biological game controller, and a seriously weird "what is real" tale that doesn't always work. It's one of David "The Fly" Cronenberg's lesser films for a good reason. And yet there are…
Some of the most awesome science fiction machines ever conceived for film, like the turbo-tank AT-ATs from Empire Strikes Back, were inspired by things the concept designers saw every day. You may already know that George Lucas was allegedly inspired to create the AT-ATs by these cargo lifters at the Port of Oakland…