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Real Steel (Trailer)

Real Steel (Trailer)

Transformers in the ring? We will find out as Hugh Jackman stars in Shawn Levy’s Real Steel, a boxing drama set in the near future where 2,000-pound robot gladiators that look like humans do battle.

Battle: Los Angeles News Wrap

Battle: Los Angeles News Wrap

A UFO-centric recount of the Battle of Los Angeles, a strange event that occurred on Feb. 24, 1942 in which unidentified aircraft were spotted over LA, prompting a barrage of anti-aircraft artillery.

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Super 8 (Trailer 2)

Super 8 (Trailer 2)

Here’s the plot for the upcoming sci-fi film Super 8.  A group of kids are shooting a zombie flick using a super 8 camera when they witness a collision between a truck and a train. And then some.

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and reveals a secret history: Prof X and Magneto were not archenemies at first – they were, in fact, the closest of friends. Coming 06/11.

Love (Trailer)

Love (Trailer)

Angels & Airwaves’ Tom DeLonge (formerly of Blink 182) produced and created the music for William Eubank’s Love, a film about an astronaut who becomes stranded out in orbit, alone.

Modern Times (Short Film)

Modern Times (Short Film)

Lushly directed and well executed, Ben Craig’s Modern Times was made with more love than money and will transport you to another dimension, in less than four minutes. (Thanks Landon!)

Videodrome (Blu-ray)

Videodrome (Blu-ray)

David Cronenberg’s creepy, provocative 1983 horror film gets the HD treatment in Criterion’s new release. The moral of the story – you can love your television – just don’t love your television.

Battle: Los Angeles (Trailer 2)

Battle: Los Angeles (Trailer 2)

The first trailer for this explosive sci-fi/war blockbuster looked pretty thrilling. Now see some of the back-story that leads up to the great L.A. alien invasion of 2011.

Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus

Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus

The giant octopus wasn’t able to take down the high-flying Megalodon. Will the Crocosaurus put up a better – i.e. funnier – fight? We think part 3 should be Mega Shark vs. Sharktopus.

Cowboys & Aliens (Teaser)

Cowboys & Aliens (Teaser)

Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford get ready to duke it out in the wild West when the unexpected happens. Aliens invade. Huh, wha? Yep. Iron Man’s Jon Favreau directs, Steven Spielberg produces.

Battle: Los Angeles (Trailer)

Battle: Los Angeles (Trailer)

Like alien invasion movies? How about war flicks? Battle: Los Angeles combines the best of both. Stars Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Pena, and Bridget Moynahan. Out 3/11/2011.

The Green Slime (DVD)

The Green Slime (DVD)

We’d never heard of this campy retro sci-fi flick just hitting DVD, but after seeing this footage, we’re ready to embrace the gooey green guys, their tentacles, and their awesome theme song.

I Am Number Four (Trailer)

I Am Number Four (Trailer)

John Smith has to mask his identity and be constantly on the move to evade the people who are eliminating his kind in a specific order. The first three have already been killed. He is number four.

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Skyline (Trailer 2)

Skyline (Trailer 2)

The latest trailer for the sci-fi thriller gives us more glowing blue lights, and a tiny taste of the alien invasion that comes to destroy Earth. Looks like Independence Day 2010 to us. (Thanks, Zack!)

Sci-fi Stars Yearbook Pics

Sci-fi Stars Yearbook Pics

Blastr’s gallery of sci-fi actors’ yearbook photos is pretty random – Radcliffe is there, but Shatner and Nimoy are missing. But it’s still worth a peek, if only for Chris Pine’s goatee. And Van Damme.

Mindkiller T-Shirt

Mindkiller T-Shirt

the-affair’s Mind Killer tee is based on the infamous Litany Against Fear invented by the secretive Bene Gesserit nuns of Wallach IX in Dune; use the code awesomer5 to get £5 (US $7) off.

Star Trek Theremin Theme

Star Trek Theremin Theme

There’s no better way to play the theme from Star Trek but on one of those squealy theremins. Actually, there is one better, geekier way: dressed in full Starfleet garb on the transporter deck.

Star Wars: Uncut

Star Wars: Uncut

Remember the Star Wars: Uncut project we told you about? It turns out the fan flick, compiled from 472 15-second user-submitted clips is finally complete, and you can view the entire 2-hour plus movie now.

Trailer: Monsters

Trailer: Monsters

BAFTA-nominated VFX artist Gareth Edwards won SciFi London’s 48-hour film contest, and now has his first feature film in the can. It’s got mysterious giant monsters and lots of old school thrills.

Comic-Con: TRON: Legacy

Comic-Con: TRON: Legacy

Just in time for this week’s Comic-Con, Disney rolled out a new trailer for the upcoming TRON sequel, complete with digitally “de-aged” Jeff Bridges, and lots of new footage.

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Sharktopus!

Sharktopus!

You’ve gotta hand it to SYFY for their ability to recapture the magic of the good old “B” movie. With the help of genre master Roger Corman here comes 50% shark, 50% octopus, 100% cheese.

Sci-Fi Infographics

Sci-Fi Infographics

The guys over at Sci-Fi Wire have done their best to memorialize 5 key concepts sci-fi films in infographic form. The BTTF one is crystal clear, while we’re still confused by The Matrix.

C.R.A.B. Robot

C.R.A.B. Robot

Jamie Martin created this conceptual 3D animation of his Cybernetic Remote Autonomous Barricade (or C.R.A.B., for short) robot. We definitely wouldn’t want to run into this thing in a dark alley.

The Sci-Fi Airshow

The Sci-Fi Airshow

Arising from his lifelong love of spaceships, Bill George created the Sci-Fi Airshow, a non-existent exhibit filled with fictional, but beautiful air- and spacecrafts. Take the guided tour today!

Concept Art: Massive Black

Concept Art: Massive Black

The house of Massive Black creates art for movies, games, comics, toys and more. Bask in the warm glow of these wondrous creatures and fantastical worlds from their concept art collection.

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