It came from the desert: the legend of Atari's E.T.

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 29, 2014

As an excavation uncovers copies of Atari's E.T. in the New Mexico desert, we take a look at the history behind the infamous game...

Atari E.T. carts found in New Mexico landfill

Aaron Birch News Apr 27, 2014

It's officially more than a mere myth, and Atari E.T. cartridges have been found in the New Mexico desert...

25 hidden subtexts in family movies

Nick Horton Odd List Apr 24, 2014

Family movies are just wholesome, innocent, politics-free entertainment, right? Well, no. Not at all, in fact...

Come and see E.T. on a big screen with us for free!

Den Of Geek News Oct 9, 2012

Our latest reader screening event: we're going to watch E.T. in a posh screening room on a big screen in London. Fancy joining us?

The hit films Hollywood studios didn’t want

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jul 20, 2012

They may have been big successes, but that was only after several studios turned them down. Here’s a look back at a few hit movies rejected by Hollywood studios…

Was 1982 the best ever year for fantasy and sci-fi movies?

Harrison Ford in Blade Runner
Terence Bowman Odd List Apr 16, 2012

1982. The best year for sci-fi and fantasy movies? The year that home video gave second life to films that otherwise would have flopped? Join the celebration here...

The strange or ill-advised movie sequels that never were

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jan 24, 2012

A psychic Morgan Freeman. Jessica Rabbit kidnapped by Nazis. We look back at a few strange movie sequels that were never made…

The most disturbing moments in the blockbuster films of Steven Spielberg

Ryan Lambie News Oct 25, 2011

We take a look back at the most disturbing moments in Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster movies…

Is Steven Spielberg the best horror director of all time?

Rob McLaughlin News Aug 8, 2011

Rob explores Steven Spielberg's dark side, and looks at four of his movies to see if he's the unsung master of suburban horror...

10 tricks alien invaders could learn from the movies

Alien invaders take note
Ryan Lambie Odd List Mar 9, 2011

As Battle: Los Angeles arrives in cinemas, we provide a few handy hints for aliens thinking of invading Earth...