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NASA and Matt Damon Told Us Why The Martian Is "a Love Letter to Science"

Right now, here’s how close we are to the events of Andy Weir’s novel The Martian actually happening: Not very. NASA believes we’re probably about 20 years away from putting an astronaut on Mars, but as the movie about a astronaut being stranded on Mars hits theaters, 20 years feels longer than it sounds. » 8/20/15 4:24pm 8/20/15 4:24pm

Alien Turns 35 Today—You Should Watch It Right Now


Exactly 35 years ago today, Alien hit the theaters. It's a sad truth that we're supposed to celebrate the spawn of this spine-rattling franchise less than two weeks after the death of H.R. Giger, the surrealist artist who helped develop the film's horrific, biomechanical aesthetic. That said, there's no better way to… » 5/25/14 8:00pm 5/25/14 8:00pm

Watch James Cameron's Aliens Animated in Just 60 Seconds

Who has time to watch a whole movie anymore? It's summer! So in the spirit of phoning in everything once the temperature rises above 70-ish, here's Ridley Scott's James Cameron's Aliens in 60 seconds of adorable animation. Brought to you, of course, by the fine folks who did Star Wars Episode IV, Back to the Future,… » 5/18/13 3:30pm 5/18/13 3:30pm