The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner

The most widely admired science-fiction film to come out of the 1980s, Blade Runner reimagined the nocturnal, seductive, and pessimistic qualities of film noir and its ’70s derivative, neo-noir, for the paranoid cityscape of the future: a dark, rainy, multi-lingual Los Angeles where a detective in a trench coat trails…

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Rick And Morty creator has been trolling film studios forever

In the actual TV show, Rick And Morty treats Back To The Future as if “crazy old scientist and his teenager sidekick” were a time-honored trope to be pulled out and riffed on, but the show’s proverbial origin story is that it was intended as a more direct spoof called “Doc and Mharti.” Series creator Justin Roiland…

What’s your favorite movie poster?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Clinton ad casts Donald Trump as classic movie bullies

Hillary Clinton’s marketing team seems to be trying to paint its opponent—a man who invented the nickname “Little Marco” and chose “You’re fired!” as his catchphrase—as an unlikable bully. In doing so, they got their crack team of video editors to splice together some of Donald Trump’s greatest hits from the campaign…

Here’s what’s coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in October

It’s now officially fall, and we could think of no better time to share the fruits of Netflix’s latest harvest. The streaming giant will boast the arrival and/or return of films like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Three Kings, Unforgiven, and, despite what it augurs, the ice-filled romp of Snow Day. More importantly, next…

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Supercut proves that ’80s films loved them some dance sequences

Tomorrow, August 5, is a special day that may be missing from calendars in a gross oversight: It’s the 30th anniversary of Lionel Richie’s hit song “Dancing On The Ceiling.” Such a momentous occasion as that shouldn’t go unnoticed and must be celebrated in some fashion. Luckily YouTuber Robert Jones has rushed to the…

Coldplay takes Michael J. Fox to the Enchantment Under The Sea dance

Coldplay’s currently on tour in support of its A Head Full Of Dreams record, which included a stop at New York’s MetLife Stadium on Sunday night. Chris Martin couldn’t arrange for a surprise Beyoncé appearance, despite her contribution to the album, but he did get some help playing The Penguins’ “Earth Angel” and…