Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

Jurassic World's most horrific scene, and family horror

Ryan Lambie Feature
Jun 12, 2015

We take a closer look at Jurassic World's nastiest moment, and how it follows the tradition of Steven Spielberg's horror in family films...

Douglas Trumbull interview: 2001, Silent Running, the future of cinema

Ryan Lambie Interview
Aug 29, 2014

We talk to legendary filmmaker and effects artist Douglas Trumbull about his remarkable body of work, and his plans for the future...

How Steven Spielberg's Night Skies became E.T.

Ryan Lambie Feature
May 29, 2014

Intended as a sequel to Close Encounters, Night Skies began in the 1970s but later stalled. We look at how its ideas evolved into E.T...

6 conspiracy theories that inspired sci-fi and horror movies

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Feb 12, 2014

From faked lunar landings to invisible WWII warships, here are six conspiracy theories and the genre films they inspired...

5 convincing varieties of alien in cinema

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Sep 11, 2013

Sci-fi movies are full of aliens, but which ones truly convince us that we're in the presence of the other-worldly?

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind at 35

Ryan Lambie Feature
Nov 6, 2012

As Close Encounters Of The Third Kind approaches its 35th birthday, we take a look back at Steven Spielberg's sci-fi classic...

The top 10 finest geeky disco hits

Jeff Szpirglas Top 10
Aug 30, 2012

Geek movies and games were common inspirations in the disco era. Here’s Jeff’s selection of the finest geeky disco hits…

The James Clayton Column: What to do when aliens visit Earth

James Clayton Feature
Aug 24, 2012

If aliens were to arrive on Earth, how should we greet them? As ever, James turns to the movies for advice…