Seattle’s EMP Museum houses the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, and yesterday, announced the 2015 cohort of inductees: James E. Gunn, Georges Méliès, John Schoenherr, Hayao Miyazaki, Kurt Vonnegut and Jack Gaughan.
Science fiction is the genre of ideas — but it's also given us some unforgettable pictures along the way. Every era in science fiction's history has shown us a new vision of the strange and futuristic, and one image can spawn a million reflections in your mind's eye.
The passengers wait eagerly in the ornate lobby of the enormous spaceport. Soon, a signal indicates that their spaceship is ready for boarding. As they wait, special displays instruct them about how their spaceship functions and what to expect once they leave Earth's atmosphere. Aboard the giant spacecraft — as…
Martin Scorsese's Hugo celebrates the life and creativity of film mastermind Georges Méliès — and now Méliès' most famous film Le Voyage Dans La Lune is finally restored in its original color. Check out the first clip from the restored print — with the new soundtrack by French pop duo Air.
There's no actual robot in Martin Scorsese's new movie Hugo — although there is a totally gorgeous clockwork man, whose workings are nothing short of magical. But the whole movie is a celebration of the earliest roots of our rising cyber-culture, and the ways in which people use technology to tell stories that live on…
Silent movie director, inventor and magician Georges Méliès is easily the grandfather of science fiction film. We even included his adaptation of Jules Verne's 1866 novel The Adventures of Captain Hatteras "The Conquest of the Pole" in our Top 50 Scariest Films of all Time. But you probably know him best as the man…
One of the world's oldest science fiction movies, Georges Melies' A Trip to the Moon, is premiering at Cannes with a restored print, in color... with a soundtrack by French electro duo Air. Kelly Watch the Stars, indeed.
In his 1912 silent film La Conquête du Pôle ("The Conquest of the Pole"), pioneering French director Georges Méliès introduced audiences to one of the most underrated monsters in movie history — the man-eating ice giant of the North Pole.
In honor of Moon, opening today, we went kinda loony (get it?) coming up with our favorite lunar scenes in film and TV. (We restricted the list to our own planet's moon; sorry, Saturn and Endor fans.) Watch them here.