Wild Wild West

Will Smith on why you can't get away with making bad movies anymore, how viewers changed the system
Jun 28, 2016

It doesn’t seem like it's been that long, but Will Smith has been cranking out blockbusters (and would-be blockbusters) for two decades. So, how has the system changed since flicks like Independence Day blew up the box office?

Can Jonah Hex break the Western sci-fi crossover curse?
Jul 4, 2015

The history of Western-sci-fi crossover movies is spotty; can Jonah Hex be the one to break out?

Saddle up for 12 good, bad and ugly sci-fi/horror western movies
Dec 14, 2012

One of the major science fiction magazines used to run a back-cover ad explaining that they didn't want any "Bat Durstons"—that is, stories that were literally just westerns gimmicked up in SF clothing, that amounted to stories of how space marshal Bat Durston hopped up on his space horse and rode off to the space ranch to stop the space outlaws from rustling the space cows.

Battlestar Galactica's Ron Moore may reimagine Wild, Wild West
Dec 14, 2012

Ron Moore, the man most responsible for the reimagined Battlestar Galactica, is in a reimagining mood—and is reportedly in the early stages of developing a new take on the '60s western adventure The Wild, Wild West.