11 Fanboy-tastic craft projects
2 CommentsPosted by Kahunah on September 6, 2010 under Featured, Lists
There's no doubt about it... Fanboys are generally very creative people. Past the obvious crafting effort necessary for convention costumes and cosplay, there is a large dedicated segment of fanboys that use their craft skills for all sorts of extraordinary knickknacks and doodads that any fan would love to own. Here are a few of my ... more.
10 Best Time Travel Movies and Shows
45 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 3, 2010 under Featured, Lists
Time travel is by far one of the most popular subjects in science fiction and has almost always been found in the genre in books, movies, and TV shows. Below we've chosen the ten best movies or shows that used time travel as their basis. Back to the Future The Back to the Future trilogy is one of the most popular scifi series ever and for good reason. It combined time travel and science ... more.
9 Super Hero Movie Cameos You May Have Missed
3 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 2, 2010 under Featured, Lists
Super Heroes are riddled with so many Easter eggs and star cameos that they're difficult to catalog. Some are so subtle that they avoid detection from some of the keenest observers. We here at Furious FanBoys are devoted to informing you on everything invaluably trivial. We're listing some cameos in... more.
20 of the Creepiest Kids in Movies
0 CommentsPosted by Furnock 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 Shooter 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 Jeremy Conrad 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 BrettJF 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 Kahunah 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 BrettJF 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 Jeremy Conrad 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.