Robert Zemeckis developing UFO drama for History channel
Oct 6, 2016

Nearly 20 years after he first made Contact, Robert Zemeckis is getting into the extraterrestrial realm again.

Early Contact screenwriter on the George Miller version that could have been
Apr 29, 2016

Before Robert Zemeckis signed on for the twisty sci-fi flick Contact back in the mid 1990s, George Miller was attached to do his own version of the story. So, what could’ve been?

5 outrageous astronomical goofs from great sci-fi movies
Dec 14, 2012

Phil Plait is an astronomer and major sci-fi geek. He writes the Bad Astronomy Blog for Discover Magazine and is also the host of the Discovery Channel's science show "Phil Plait's Bad Universe." You can follow him on Twitter at @BadAstronomer. When I watch a sci-fi movie, it's no picnic inside my head. I'm simultaneously a scientist and a geek, and the two maintain an uneasy truce—and you never know what scene in a movie with start up hostilities.

This month's must-have Blu-rays (plus the ones you can skip)
Dec 14, 2012

Contact, Year One, Drag Me to Hell and more get their best presentations ever.