A VR film company is rebooting the movie that taught many kids to fear the hell out of virtual reality. Jaunt announced that it’s developing a new series based on the 1992 cult classic The Lawnmower Man, only viewable with a virtual reality headset.
New documents obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request show that Scotland Yard kept a secret dossier on various science fiction shows and movies out of a fear that they would cause rioting and cyber attacks. On the list of worrying imports were Star Trek, The X-Files, Roswell, Dark Skies, and Lawnmower Man.
The moment we get immersive virtual reality, you know what people are going to use it for: the same thing we've used every other new technology for. And as long as movies have depicted virtual environments, there have been ridiculous VR sex scenes. Here are the most bizarre and hilarious VR hookups of all time.
Tomorrow, Max Brooks' acclaimed novel World War Z becomes a movie... well, sort of. They kept the title. Actually, World War Z is just the latest in a long line of films that depart from the books so much, they're basically a brand new story. Here are 12 science fiction and fantasy movies that toss the book out the…
Ever bought a game that ties into one of your favorite fantasy, scifi, or comic book tales, only to play it and find out it is total crap? Unfortunately, licensed games are historically bad, leaving a lot of fans in this same situation. You probably already know about 1982's E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and 1999's …
Hugh Jackman reveals when The Wolverine at last starts filming. A new Doctor Who episode might have the craziest title yet. AMC takes you inside the start of The Walking Dead's season three filming. Plus what to expect from Kick-Ass 2!
Computer hacking isn't really a spectator sport, so movies will embellish hacking scenes with funky visuals, inane jargon, and supercomputers that run on magic and prayer. Here are 10 of the most awesomely groanworthy hacking scenes.
With Tron Legacy's breathtaking trailer, our hopes have been raised to fever pitch. Will it disappoint us? We sure hope not, but at least it won't feature Harvey the dog loading "cybercycles" into Cyberspace, like Lawnmower Man 2.
Is there life after death? Maybe, if you're wired. After all, death is just a failure of storage media. Science fiction is full of people who've died in meatspace, only to live on in cyberspace. Here's our inventory of cyber-Heaven.
If you want to see a classic cybersex scene, it doesn't get better than this one from early-90s flick Lawnmower Man. Starring pre-Bond Pierce Brosnan as a mad scientist who turns his dim-witted neighbor into a genius with bad VR, the movie is all about the joys and dangers of cyber-everything. In this scene, the…