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  • 20 of the Creepiest Kids in Movies 0 CommentsPosted by on September 1, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    They look harmless.  Soft features, big eyes and high pitched voices lure you in.   Their natural defenses cause you to lower yours.  A familiar song or nursery rhyme lead you off by yourself.  Will you fall prey to this list of less than cuddly cherubs? Grady Twins - The Shining (1980) Often imitated The Grady Twins.  Go with what works.  Twins are creepy. Emily and Jenna Strutem... more.
  • 5 Ridiculously Improbable Moments in Science Fiction 5 CommentsPosted by on August 30, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    Samuel Coleridge coined the phrase “willing suspension of disbelief” in 1817 to describe a concept central to all works of fiction; the audience disregards previously held notions of reality for the opportunity to be entertained by some flavor of fiction.  This literary precept is essential for the enjoyment and creation of fiction - without it plot lines become so cumbersome that a story get... more.
  • 10 Greatest X-Men Stories 3 CommentsPosted by on August 27, 2010 under Comics, Featured, Lists
    Marvel's most famous mutants have been around for nearly fifty years and in that half-century a lot of great, not so great, and just bad stories have been told. Below we've collected what we think are the ten best X stories ever told across all of the Marvel "X" titles. This includes everything from X-Men to Wolverine stories. If it's mutant, it was considered. #1 Days of Future Past (Uncanny... more.
  • 10 Terrifying and Haunted Spaceships 2 CommentsPosted by on August 26, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    Horror films have recurrently explored the haunted house trope to the point where it's been reduced to a cliche. Haunted spaceships, on the other hand, are specifically particular to the SciFi Horror medium. As a result, lists for such are relatively slim compared to others. We're here to name some of these inhabited crafts and we'll welcome a helping hand if we've missed any. The Derelict ... more.
  • 9 Jaw Dropping Explosions In Sci-Fi 2 CommentsPosted by on August 25, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    If there's one thing fans everywhere seem to love, it's things that go boom in a big way. Writers and Movie makers know this, and it seems that many of the most iconic works in our favorite genres have that big explosion that makes our inner child stand up and cheer. Here are a few of what I think are the coolest bangs for my buck: Second Death Star, (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi) Now, I ... more.
  • 9 Scott Pilgrim References That You’ve Probably Come Across 19 CommentsPosted by on August 23, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    The appeal behind the Scott Pilgrim comic and film adaptation owes a great amount to its homage to video games. There's something about seeing a reference that only the gaming culture would get that tickles our souls. In celebration of Pilgrim's big screen debut, we list off some of the references to other works in both the comic and movie. As always, if there's any that we missed, feel more t... more.
  • 10 Coolest Robots in SciFi 4 CommentsPosted by on August 20, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    Robots are probably one of the best things about science fiction. From brutal killers to protectors; they're a staple of the genre. Below we'll go through ten of the coolest robots in science fiction. Optimus Prime (Transformers) Hero to an entire generation. Prime is at the top of the list of most fanboy's favorite robot lists, and for good reason. He's just awesome. Even when destroyed... more.
  • 20 Magnificent Starships 11 CommentsPosted by on August 19, 2010 under Featured, Lists, Space
    Any Trekkie will tell you that the Enterprise is the most famous star ship of all time, and yes it is beautiful, but it has an awful lot of competition from Borg ships, fan art of variations on Star Trek vessels and now real life star ships Virgin Galactic. This Showcase is a collection of ships that even those long suffering partners of Star Wars fans will get a little rise from this. Th... more.
  • 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Sports We’d Pay To See 6 CommentsPosted by on August 17, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    For those of you that don't keep up with such things, the NFL season has started. Giants of the gridiron will soon take to the field to engage in glorious battle while causing the occasional concussion. I have heard arguments made of the technical merits of American football vs Soccer/Football before, but as my wife  is a rabid fan of the New Orleans Saints, and well... no offense to the European... more.
  • 25 Humorous Power Ranger Demotivational Posters 6 CommentsPosted by on under Featured, Lists
    Years from now, we're going to struggle to explain to our children the real pop cultural significance of these morphing spandex clad cheer leaders. While new installments of the  Power Ranger franchise have been discontinued as of last year, it's legacy lives on in online communities across America. Since they have conventions for everything these days, a Power Morphicon will take place in Pasade... more.
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