Idiocracy Is a Cruel Movie And You Should Be Ashamed For Liking It

Remember that 2006 movie Idiocracy? The one where Luke Wilson plays an average underachiever who wakes up 500 years in the future, only to realize that he's now the smartest person on Earth? And everyone else is dumb — like, really dumb? Well, that movie is cruel and terrible and you should be ashamed for liking it.… » 7/29/14 5:18pm 7/29/14 5:18pm

From Shock Chairs to Smell-O-Vision: The Movie Gimmicks of Yesteryear

Have you ever been to a movie so shocking that the theater management offered you a life insurance policy just in case you died of fright? Filmmaker William Castle devised a scheme that did just that for the release of his 1958 suspense/horror film Macabre. Thankfully, they never had to pay out. » 7/31/13 5:09pm 7/31/13 5:09pm

Glasses-Free 3D and Smell-o-Vision: Movies of the Future from 1935

Predictions that 3D movies would be the wave of the future are even older than the talkies. But back in 1935 the so-called father of science fiction gave his prediction for 3D films an even bolder twist: By 1945, audiences would be able to watch 3D movies without having to wear those silly glasses. » 6/17/13 2:06pm 6/17/13 2:06pm