With so many services out there vying for our hard-earned money, it’s easy to forget there are still plenty of sci-fi flicks you can still watch for free. So, what’s the cream of the crop (and where can we find it)?
Steven Spielberg seems to be on our minds more than ever these days. He's got two big movies—War Horse and The Adventures of Tintin—headed to theaters this month, and his roster of future projects includes everything from Robopocalypse to a fifth Indiana Jones picture.
You might not know the name Douglas Trumbull, but you probably know his work. He's produced the special effects for some of the best films in sci-fi, such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. And now his amazing work over the past 40+ years is about to be rewarded.
Everything we've heard or seen about Super 8 gives the impression that J.J. Abrams wants the film to give off a definite Steven Spielberg vibe, and a new Japanese poster for the film makes that subtext explicit by glomming onto one of sci-fi's most memorable movie posters.