10 Influential Movies (Where Everybody Copied the Wrong Thing)

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that changes everything. A film that rewrites the rules and influences a generation of film-makers. But all too often, the people who imitate these ground-breaking movies miss the point. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies from which everybody copied the wrong… » 8/21/13 1:39pm 8/21/13 1:39pm

How Blade Runner Teaches Bad Japanese Table Manners

It's something I've noticed. I've noticed it in the US, and I've noticed it among Westerners who visit Japan. After breaking apart chopsticks, they begin rubbing them together.


There might be reasons why Westerners do this with chopsticks: maybe they are worried about splinters or maybe it's something else. Maybe… » 7/09/12 4:01am 7/09/12 4:01am

New Blade Runner Movie is a Sequel, Features Same Writer & Director…

While we've known for a while that Ridley Scott was working on a new Blade Runner movie, the project got a lot more exciting today with word that he'll be joined on the project by Hampton Fancher - who wrote the 1982 original - and that this will be a sequel. » 5/17/12 10:17pm 5/17/12 10:17pm

Blade Runner Replicated by Japan's Cosplaying Superstar

If you thought cosplayer Omi Gibson could only do amazing Metal Gear cosplays, then you haven't seen her Cloe Walsh from No More Heroes 2 cosplay. Or her Faith from Mirror's Edge cosplay. Or her Jill Valentine cosplay. » 2/02/12 6:00am 2/02/12 6:00am

The ultimate 1980s scifi and fantasy movie mixtape

Science fiction and fantasy films of the 1980s were filled with a ton of memorable, iconic, and patently ridiculous music. Here are 30+ of the decade's finest (and most painful) movie tunes for your listening pleasure. » 12/15/10 3:37pm 12/15/10 3:37pm