Ray Bradbury’s famous 1953 novel Fahrenheit 451 is getting a feature-length update. HBO is set to make a new movie adaptation of the book, directed by Ramin Bahrani and co-starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon.
We really dug the inaugural issue of the Journal of Science Fiction earlier this year, and the Museum of Science Fiction has just released their second issue.
Spider-Man: Homecoming could already have a villain. The next Wolverine film might be set in the future. Arrow’s producers tease Felicity’s return to the fold. Zoo casts a Warehouse 13 alum. Plus, major Ready Player One casting, new pictures from Legends of Tomorrow, and a new Game of Thrones clip. To me, my Spoilers!
Spanish design studio Atipo designed movie posters for 15 classic films using creatively configured sheets of paper, in the series "Papeles de Cine."
If you haven't read it, Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 is about a dystopian future where books are illegal and destroyed in an attempt to suppress the populace. And as the title implies: fire is the weapon of choice for eradicating literature.
In 1953, Ballantine released a limited edition run of Ray Bradbury's book-burning novel Fahrenheit 451 that might survive a visit from the firemen. Two hundred numbered and signed copies of the book were bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, a chrysolite asbestos material. The copies are much sought after by collectors;…
For every movie that makes it to your local cineplex, there are dozens that never come into existence. In another universe, Mel Gibson directed Fahrenheit 451, Terry Gilliam directed Watchmen, and Batman fought Godzilla. The history of movies is crammed full of weird almost-weres and could-have-beens. A lot of people…
Just because you can't judge a book by its cover doesn't mean it's not great fun to try. It's even more fun when a six-year-old child tries to guess what's inside the pages of books she's still years away from reading.
Ray Bradbury — author of The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and many more literary classics — died this morning in Los Angeles, at the age of 91.
If you want to lose all your faith in the human race and surrender to the fear that we're going to turn into some kind of nightmarish dystopia — then check out the collection of one-star reviews of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 over at Least Helpful. Sample review:
Fahrenheit 451 might be the most famous book about book-burning ever written, and its author, Ray Bradbury, has long insisted that it only be available as a print book, on paper. Until today. Bradbury has finally given in, and Fahrenheit 451 is available for the first time as an ebook. It is such a pleasure to Kindle.
Clint Eastwood's Hereafter and this week's Doctor Who crossover both served up poignant meditations on death. But fantastic stories often explore the darkest frontier of them all: Here are 12 other great stories to help you to cope with mortality.
Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were buried in rejection slips, before they finally broke in. Here are 15 classic novels that publishers didn't want to touch.
In honor of Banned Books Week, Geekosystem's Susana Polo looks at 10 great science fiction novels that have been banned, or at least threatened with removal from libraries and schools. Including some major classics of the genre!
We're getting to the end of our survey, but 1954 is a ridiculously robust year, with Ray Bradbury delivering Fahrenheit 451, Richard Matheson offering I Am Legend, and Japan unleashing Godzilla: King of the Monsters.
Whether or not you loved The Road, most people seemed to feel it captured Cormac McCarthy's novel. Sadly, most adaptations do violence to the original books, but not all. Here are 12 SF/fantasy adaptations that did right by the books.
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.