In The Black Hole, a bored pencil-pusher makes an incredibly discovery one night when he’s toiling alone in the office. But it doesn’t take long (the whole short is under three minutes) for everything to go from “OMG!” to “Noooo... you idiot!” It’s a simple idea, but it’s executed very well by filmmakers Phil and Olly.
The history of genre movies is littered with massive, lavish failures — movies that took hundreds of millions of dollars and tossed the money down a sinkhole. But some of the movies that everybody "knows" were box office disasters actually did really well, when you look at the numbers.
Director Marc Webb says The Amazing Spider-Man is all about creating a new, more realistic universe. That means practical effects instead of CGI, but it also means choosing the right villain. And he explains why the Lizard was the only possible choice.
Cute robots have been a fixture in the pop culture landscape, ever since C-3PO and R2D2 crashed on Tatooine in the original Star Wars — but there have been cute robots in pop culture for way longer. The history of cute robots is a proud and totally cuddly one, full of beeping, blooping noises.
We sort through all the X-Men: First Class casting rumors. M. Night Shyamalan has ideas for The Last Airbender 2 - assuming he gets to make it. Superman could have an unlikely director. Kosinski talks the Black Hole remake. Spoileriffic!
We're sure Disney's remake of the 1979 madness-at-the-edge-of-the-abyss sci-fi classic will also have a rad preview, but the original's got a mood that today's trailers just can't touch.
With Disney refurbishing Tron, The Black Hole, and Flight of the Navigator, it's obvious the Mouse House is mining its past for modern greenbacks. What Disney properties deserve an update? And no, we don't mean Hall of Presidents: The Movie.
Disney's Black Hole remake will be based on hard science, explains director Joseph Kosinski. A Battlestar Galactica star will reprise the role on Caprica, sparking major confusion. Plus spoilers for Zombieland 2, Harry Potter, Hobbit, Lost, Chuck and Doctor Who.
If there's one thing that Pandorum shows us, it's that it's psychologically stressful to be out there in space. Studies have shown the dangers of space madness, but we have to admit: It makes for good entertainment.
We've talked about the toughest scifi soldiers, but those were made out of blood, muscle and bone. What about their robotic counterparts? It's goes without saying that if the Bot Army met the Meat Popsicle Army, the robots would clean house. If you had access to unlimited funds and a lot of time-traveling doohickeys,…
Disney/Pixar's cute robot epic Wall-E will be hitting in summer, and they've just released a new image of the sad-looking little title character that'll tug at your heartstrings. At a time when cinematic robots have become super-cars, or terrifying red-eyed machines with complete disregard for human life, Wall-E…
Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by Sherilyn Connelly.
Title: The Black Hole
Vitals: Disney's only attempt at a big-budget, relatively serious sci-fi…