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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jim Lovell talk NASA's future in first trailer for new doc Fight For Space

It’s been a while since NASA truly captured the attention and imagination of a nation, and a new documentary is digging into why that is — and where the space agency is heading next.

BBC documentary on Discworld author Terry Pratchett gets a startling trailer
Feb 9, 2017

A humorous documentary about a writer who dies of Alzheimer's? If anyone can pull this off, the BBC can.

Being Batman mini-doc chronicles a real-life Dark Knight in Canada
Feb 6, 2017

Stephen Lawrence has been patrolling the streets of Brampton, Ontario, for years, and this new documentary takes us inside both his mission and personal Batcave.

Viral monster story goes horribly wrong in unsettling new documentary
Nov 11, 2016

HBO has unveiled a trailer for Beware the Slenderman, in which a frightening online legend has unspeakable real-life consequences.

New Alien mini doc dissects the elegance of HR Giger's beautiful monster
Sep 14, 2016

Here's a fascinating deep dive into Giger's sinister acid-spewing xenomorph of Alien.

Here's the first trailer for new documentary Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously
May 26, 2016

A documentary about iconic fantasy author Neil Gaiman will be available in a little more than a month, and the first trailer has been released.

New Star Wars documentary focuses on the actors you probably never noticed
Nov 2, 2015

Over the past few decades, the stories behind the Star Wars saga have been well chronicled in books, documentaries and magazines. But there are still a few stories yet to be told.

1st geektastic trailer for Super Size Me director's Comic-Con doc
Jul 4, 2015

Produced by Joss Whedon and directed by Morgan Spurlock, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope aims to take you inside the beautiful madness of the event that's shaped pop culture for the last decade (for better or for worse): San Diego Comic-Con.

Long-forgotten 1980 doc takes us inside Empire Strikes Back
Jul 4, 2015

It's hard to believe that a documentary made during filming for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back has been mostly lost and languishing for decades, but it's true—and here's 15 minutes of footage to prove it.

More amazing footage surfaces from long-lost Empire Strikes Back doc
Jul 4, 2015

Just days after video surfaced from a long-lost Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back documentary, another 15 minutes of awesome footage has popped up online showing how George Lucas & Co. pulled off one of the greatest sci-fi flicks ever.

Batman inspires ordinary heroes in touching trailer for Legends of the Knight doc
Nov 20, 2014

This touching new documentary digs into the endearing nature of Bruce Wayne’s alter ego, and we dare you not to shed a tear as everyone talks about what Batman means to them.

Retro-future 1960s documentary explains the Soviet Union's plan to colonize the moon
Aug 21, 2014

Welcome to the alternate future, in which the Soviet Union beat the U.S. to the moon and set up this insanely retro sci-fi lunar colony. It's glorious.

Watch Carl Sagan explain why aliens aren't visiting Earth in 1960s documentary
Jul 22, 2014

Why are aliens really not visiting Earth all the time? Let legendary astronomer and astrophysicist Carl Sagan explain ... in this 1960s documentary.

1st trailer for Star Trek legend George Takei's new doc, To Be Takei
Jul 2, 2014

George Takei has enjoyed a renaissance of sorts in recent years — and this new documentary plans to chronicle his awesome, awesome life.