On Friday, Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters, with its unique blend of space-opera and insane comedy. Which classic films must Guardians defeat to take its place among the greatest science fiction comedies? Here are the 13 greatest (live-action) science fiction comedies of all time.
And a great article in the Financial Times breaks them down for you. There's the "futuristic" home where everything is white and automatic, there's the "retro" home, that looks Victorian or art deco, there's the "dystopian" ruins. And finally, there's the "modernist" home, which is someone's actual house that they…
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are getting back together to adapt a comic book centered around a man who can absorb and pass along pain and his job as a sleeper agent hidden in a massive system of organized crime. It's a little noir with a whole lotta violence, titled Sleeper.
Let's say you've been offered a working cryochamber, with its own fuel supply. You can freeze yourself whenever you want, for as long as you want. What age would you like to be when you're frozen? And when would you like to wake up?
Remember this house from Woody Allen's Sleeper? For many people, it symbolized an ultra-stylish future. In 2002, it was listed for $10 million. In 2006, a businessman bought it for $3.4 million. It just foreclosed, and sold for $1.5 million.
io9 recently chatted with the incomparable Ed Brubaker about his upcoming run on Secret Avengers, the status of the Sleeper movie, and yes, the yahoos who got way too riled up about a Captain America comic.
Science fiction is full of dystopias — and they've got the best interior design. These imaginative interiors and sexy architecture are almost enough to make us want to live in the worst possible worlds, just for the decor.
Fertilizer that includes carbon nanotubes makes plants grow faster and better, according to a new paper in the journal ACS Nano. So how long until we can have slapstick pratfalls with Buick-sized tomatoes? Let it be now!
How did Sleeper come about? Did [DC imprint] Wildstorm come to you asking for a pitch, or was this something you'd been trying to do for years?
Now that it's being turned into a movie for Tom Cruise, DC Comics have issued a new edition of forgotten superhero classic Sleeper. But how does it hold up, seven years later? Plus, an exclusive Q&A with writer Ed Brubaker.
Never mind Captain America maybe coming back from the dead (Okay, do mind - it's worth the read) - there's plenty of other things to check out in the new comics hitting stores tomorrow, including intergalactic chefs and undercover superspies.
Land of the Lost is the latest cinematic attempt to combine science fiction and comedy. What are the classic films Land of the Lost must defeat to take its place among the greatest science fiction comedies? Here's our list.
By now, you've probably seen Watchmen and come to your own conclusions. If you came away wondering what comics you should be reading next, we're here to help with more than just the usual suspects.
Looking for something that breaks out of the straight-and-narrow of everyday life and into something a little more... evil? Then perhaps you'd be interested in Incognito, a new comic about the darker things in life.
Sam Raimi's producing what could be the best comic-book adaptation coming down the pike right now: the movie version of Sleeper, a 12-issue series written by Ed Brubaker. Sleeper is a dizzying noirish spy story about an undercover agent fused with an alien artifact that gives him superpowers, but doesn't help him…
Click to view For decades, scifi movies and futurist documentaries have promised us domestic bliss via flying cars and housecleaning droids. We may not have home heliports yet, but several old movies actually got it right when it came to predicting the crazy gadgets that would be in our homes today. We've whipped up…
Will Tom Cruise discover that the only way he can be truly hurt is emotionally? Possibly, if rumors that he'll be starring in Sam Raimi's adaptation of the comic Sleeper are to be believed. More about the story of alien artifacts, moral conundrums and Raimi and Cruise's involvement in both, under the jump.Sleeper,…
An alien infiltrator stabs a random guy in the chest seven times, in front of his wife and kids, then stabs him in the head so hard his blood spatters on the wife's face, in last night's Torchwood. It was easily the most brutal episode of the Doctor Who spin-off so far, notwithstanding last season's trying-too-hard…