Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are essential viewing for anyone interested in the genre? We broke down the 50 must-watch science fiction films.
"Friede" was the first real spaceship in the movies. It was designed by one of the founders of modern astronautics and was an Art Deco masterpiece so scientifically accurate it gave the Nazis nightmares.
This is O (Omicron), a projection-mapping installation directed by Romain Tardy and Thomas Vaquié at the Hala Stulecia in Wrocław, Poland. Completed by architect Max Berg in 1913 to commemorate the centennial of the defeat of Napoleon, this memorial — with the aid of some well-placed lighting — becomes a pulsing…
For his first graphic novel about the Caped Crusader, author and designer Chip Kidd (who worked on Bat-Manga! and oodles of famous book covers) teamed up with illustrator Dave Taylor (2000 AD) for the upcoming Batman: Death By Design.
Fritz Lang's Metropolis is certainly a classic among science fiction pictures. It's so popular that Oscar-winning composer Giorgio Moroder crafted a rock soundtrack for the film that included performances from legends such as Freddie Mercury. And now it's coming to a theater near you!
The restored print of Fritz Lang's Metropolis, with 25 extra minutes, just showed in an art deco power plant in Austin this past weekend. Here's an exclusive look at the gorgeous new Metropolis poster, and check out some pics below.
Don't walk into Metropolis expecting a modern movie-going experience. It's an artifact from the earliest days of cinema, a relic from another age of science fiction. But in an era of reboots and remakes, its retro-futuristic weirdness is thrilling.
The science fiction movie Holy Grail has appeared: the missing sections of Fritz Lang's Metropolis turned up in Buenos Aires. We can finally see what the classic gynoid-led worker uprising movie is really about. Up to a quarter of the movie has been missing since it was butchered for its early screenings in 1927,…
The news that Fritz Lang's 1927 classic Metropolis is being remade by Hollywood made us take another look at the original. For a silent film made 80 years ago, it's still cutting-edge. Strange facts you never knew about this prescient scifi flick, including its odd connection to Pat Benatar, in our Metropolis…
Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.
Vitals: In a future world divided between rich people with flying cars and impoverished masses who live…