Tagged: sci-fi

Playmobil’s Ghostbusters sets

Back in June, it was revealed that for the first time ever, Playmobil planned to branch out from its normal historical and generic toys with sets featuring characters and vehicles from popular movies, starting...

The science of Interstellar

Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne, the theoretical physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific...

How ILM brought back Tarkin and Leia

In “Rogue One“, the tech and visual teams working on the film were able to recreate not only villain Grand Moff Tarkin, since Peter Cushing has long since passed away, but a youthful Princess...

Merry Christmas Will Byers

In this Peanuts/Stranger Things mash-up, Will Byers returns home from the upside down, but can’t seem to shake off that traumatic experience. [Via: OnlyLeigh]

Star Wars cameos in Rogue One

Dr. Evazan and Ponda Baba Remember the disgruntled cantina patrons Luke encounters in Mos Eisley in A New Hope? Well, turns out they don’t just restrict their surliness to the surface of Tatooine. During...

Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a 1990 documentary that explores the world (and term) that William Gibson invented with his book Neuromancer.  The bulk of the documentary consists of interviews with Gibson, Jaron Lanier, Timothy Leary and Michael...

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R/C Imperial Mouse Droid

Finally, we’re getting a toy version of the Mouse Droid that briefly made an appearance in A New Hope, only to be scared off by Chewbacca. Often referred to as the toaster droid, the...

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Mica Levi: Under the Skin

The character Scarlett Johansson plays in Under the Skin is a blank-eyed cipher, a predator without apparent motivation. There is no horror more visceral than the horror of the impersonal, so it makes sense...

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Interstellar main theme piano version

Patrik Pietschmann is a keyboard player, arranger and hobby programmer from Germany. As a fan of Hans Zimmer, Patrik did an arrangement of his Main Theme from the “Interstellar” soundtrack. In this video he has tried to combine...