Little-known sci-fi fact: Whedon spent 7 weeks rewriting 'generic' Waterworld script

The writer/director of one of genre cinema's biggest hits also had a hand in one of its biggest flops.

Kevin Costner defends sci-fi flop Waterworld as 'inventive, cool movie'

Kevin Costner might be a pretty bankable star, but he’s had a pretty rocky history when it comes to sci-fi flicks.

6 strangest and often unnecessary examples of CGI in sci-fi films

CGI runs hot and cold. Good CGI can make a billion dollars for a film with a plot that rips off Dances with Wolves. But bad CGI can completely turn the viewer off to the entire movie. So experts devote countless hours to making each little CGI thing look perfect.

Dennis Hopper's awesome (and awesomely bad) sci-fi roles

Dennis Hopper may be gone, but at least he left behind hundreds of great and just plain weird credits to remember him by.