TNT is going into production on The Last Ship, a TV show based on William Brinkley's 1989 novel about a U.S. Navy vessel that survives a global catastrophe. (In the book, it's a nuclear war. But in the TV show, it's something more complicated. Scroll all the way to the bottom to find out what.)
Post Comic-Con insanity, we're back — taking it to the tweets to have a little fun with some genre "classics." Once again, you guys choose the Netflix-able movie and we'll bring the beer*. (No beer will be provided.)
If you think sex in the 21st century sucks, just be glad you don't live in one of these scifi dystopias. When Big Brother is a peeping Tom and three-penised mutants are eligible bachelors, getting off is a turn-off.
BSG spinoff Caprica launches next Friday, but as good as its opening episodes may be (And they are), we're still worried. Why? Because it's a prequel, and if science fiction has taught us one thing, it's that prequels generally suck.
This was a year of extremes: huge CG-heavy spectacles and low-budget gems. Most of all, 2009 made us feel the boundaries of cinema were stretched... for good and ill. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst films of 2009.
This year's robotic avatar movie Surrogates showed us a world where humans live through beautiful robotic bodies. But the film's concept designer thought that not everyone might have such glamorous surrogates, as this new concept art reveals.
Fresh from the release of Surrogates last weekend, Mandeville Films is staying with science fiction comics for its latest project, a movie version of the critically-acclaimed British political superhero thriller Cla$$war.
With Surrogates hitting theaters this weekend, we spoke to creator Robert Venditti about the origins of the original comic, his career as a writer, and why nothing in the story is as simple as it may seem at first.
If your weekend plans include checking out Surrogates, you will be interested to know that io9 thought it was fun despite the weak plot—and even weaker Willis' robo hair. Check it out if you don't mind the spoilers. [io9]
Bruce Willis looks like shit in his new movie Surrogates, and that's the point. His robot self is cheesy, fake-looking and ridiculous, and the flesh-and-blood body slumped in a neural-net chair is saggy and fragile. Spoilers for Surrogates ahead.
There's nothing more wonderful than a movie's fake explanatory news reel. Dark Knight brought us the tabloid Wayne family tell all, and now Surrogates is building the robot backstory with its own news machine.
You can't be beautiful and immortal until you abandon your meatsack! Surrogates, opening Friday, shows a culture that's gone over to robot avatars. But here are ten other universes where you could abandon your flesh for a shiny, perfect robo-body.
We asked Surrogates director Jonathan Mostow all the really important stuff about our robot-filled future. Such as: how do we go to the bathroom while attached to a robot? And what kind of drugs are there for my robot half?
It's high time for the return of the great science-fiction B movie, and who better to usher it in than Fifth Element bad boy Bruce Willis himself? Watch Bruce freak out over his robot problem in Surrogates.
Can't wait to discover the world of Surrogates before next week's release of the Bruce Willis movie? Get a jump on everyone else by downloading the original comic book to your iPhone. And of course, the first hit is free.