Blade Runner

Altered Carbon Asks: Can Humans Handle Becoming Gods?

Netflix’s <i>Altered Carbon</i> looks a hell of a lot like <i>Blade Runner</i>. That isn’t a surprise—after all, <i>Blade Runner</i> is the father of modern cyberpunk. But</i> …

Geek

11 Ridiculous Titles Originally Given To Major Movies

It's entirely common for movies to have working titles – think <i>Solo: A Star Wars Movie</i>, which had the working title 'Red Cup' when it started shooting but was never seriously in any trouble of being actually called that. However, it's also not unusual for movies to start with a genuine title that is …

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

‘InnerSpace’ Tops The Five Games You Need To Play This Week

It’s halfway through January, and the pace of game releases is picking back up. And, as always, we’re here to pick out the five games most worth your time and money this week. Starting with one of the most unusual exploration games.<p>Pick Of The Week: <i>InnerSpace</i>, Today ($15, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and …

Entertainment

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of …

Business

2018 Visual Effects Society Awards nominations: Oscar frontrunners ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Blade Runner 2049’ lead

No surprise that “War for the Planets of the Apes” did well with the Visual Effects Society Awards, reaping a leading seven bids for the 16th annual …

Movies

'Blade Runner' and 'Planet of the Apes' Lead Visual Effects Nominations

“Game of Thrones” leads all VES Awards nominees with 11 noms in the TV categories<p>“Blade Runner 2049” and “War for the Planet of the Apes” led all …

Movies

Dave Bautista Was Told He Was Too Young For 'Blade Runner 2049' Role

"Throughout my experience in Hollywood, I was either too big or too old. I had never been told I was too young," the actor says.<p>Dave Bautista was …

Movies

What's New on TV, Netflix, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: January 15-21

<i>At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.</i><p><b>New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital</b><p><b>"Mom and Dad"</b><br>Heeeeere's Daddy! You'll feel better about your own parents after watching this pitch-black horror comedy, which …

Netflix

Wandering around the web: profanity and repetition

‘Ooooh, a bad word’<p>I cannot start this week off without mouthing a couple of expletives, just like old boy Trump did. I’m just quoting here, but the …

Tomi Lahren

The Best Fashion Movies You Can Watch Right Now

Surefire Oscar nominees, designer documentaries, and a movie about a personal shopper who can also communicate with ghosts.<p>This week, producer Ryan Murphy debuts his new show <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</i>. The series takes a close look at the murder of Gianni Versace …

Gianni Versace

Out This Week: Street Fighter V Arcade Edition, Blade Runner 2049, Kirby Battle Royale

With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IGN is here to help with a weekly round-up of the biggest …

Groundhog Day

What Australia will look like in 2049

It includes apartments with indoor greenhouses where residents would source and grow food, virtual reality “a part of everyday life” and in a darker …

Designing Costumes for 'Star Wars’ Jedis, Princesses and Naked Creatures

In his long career as a Hollywood costume designer, Michael Kaplan has created looks for disco legends (the Village People in “Can’t Stop the Music”), 1980s icons (Jennifer Beals in “Flashdance”) and ’90s cult classics (“Fight Club”).<p>But he holds special regard for science fiction, including the …

Star Wars

Netflix debuts trailer for cyberpunk series 'Altered Carbon'

"Altered Carbon" mixes a "Blade Runner" aesthetic with "Matrix" fight scenes for an action-packed, dystopian murder mystery.<p>With a rumored $7 million-an-episode price tag, Netflix is hoping that its noir cyberpunk "Blade Runner"-like series "Altered Carbon" will entice audiences to binge-watch the …

Science Fiction

Taylor Swift Just Dropped A New Video And Her Bad Gal Transformation Is Now Complete

‘End Game’ is one of the most confusing tracks on Taylor Swift’s new album <i>Reputation.</i> On the one hand it’s catchy and has a guest feature from …

Music (Australia)

The Utah Noodle Parlor That’s Seemingly All Over ‘Blade Runner’

Its neon dragon sign is beloved by science fiction fans and a small city.<p><i>Blade Runner,</i> Ridley Scott’s neo-noir dystopian 1982 flick, opens with a …

Culture

Blade Runner 2049 a little too cerebral? Altered Carbon may have you covered

It’s entirely possible that <i>Altered Carbon</i>, the new sci-fi murder-mystery series from Netflix, will be amazing. But it sure is hard to tell from this …

Offbeat News

Why ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Was Denis Villeneuve’s “Most Challenging Artistic Journey” Of His Life

Canadian director Denis Villeneuve makes character-driven, darkly arresting, eclectic material that both perplexes and amazes simultaneously. And for …

Movies

Watch Taylor Swift dance all over the world in her video for "End Game"

Are you ready for another new video from the *new* and not-dead Taylor Swift? Following the release of the videos for “Look What You Made Me Do” and …

Taylor Swift

Netflix had a fake biotech booth at CES to promote a new series

There is so much to see at CES that it is quite easy for a company to get lost in the crowd. A booth too out of the way of the busiest foot traffic …

Duncan Jones hints new sci-fi film Mute could hit Netflix next month (UPDATED)

<b>UPDATE: Netflix has confirmed to SYFY WIRE that Mute will indeed premiere next month, with the exact date to be announced soon.</b><p>Whatever happened to</i> …

Entertainment

8 male models to watch this season

Menswear shows are never short of handsome faces, nor are they scant of emerging talents. As men’s fashion week kicks off in Milan, Shelley Durkan — …

Louis Vuitton

Why Read E Ink When You Can Wear It?

What good is our current technological dystopia if no one is dressing like they’re in a cyberpunk movie? Sure if you go the right hip urban …

Geek

Ronald D. Moore explains the twists in his Electric Dreams episode with Anna Paquin

TV anthologies are firmly in hot rotation again with the popularity of <i>Black Mirror</i> and the continuing <i>American Horror Story</i> franchise, so it makes …

Science Fiction

Alexa Chung’s third collection has just dropped

After launching her ready-to-wear line in May last year, Alexa Chung has unveiled her third collection for the brand today, an ode to the explosive …

Raf Simons

Creating the sound of the post-apocalyptic future in 'Blade Runner 2049'

<i>Still from the film "Blade Runner 2049."</i>Michelle Lanz | The Frame®What does a fictional, post-apocalyptic future sound like?That was the challenge …

Movies

Netflix’s ‘Altered Carbon’ trailer shows a vast cyberpunk world

We've been looking forward to Netflix's take on <i>Blade Runner</i> for a while now. <i>Altered Carbon</i>, based on the novel of the same name, even made an appearance at CES this year. Now there's a brand-new trailer to get us all excited for the upcoming sci-fi series, full of body horror, murder and …

Philip K. Dick

The Netflix Adaptation Of ‘Altered Carbon’ Gets Its First Full Trailer

Based on Richard K. Morgan’s celebrated cyberpunk novel of the same name, <i>Altered Carbon</i> looks to be one of Netflix‘s more promising — if not visually stunning — contributions to 2018’s already over-stuffed slate of new shows. The first teaser for the series dropped in early December, but a new full …

Entertainment

Joe Walker, ACE, on Editing Blade Runner 2049

Doing Justice to Replicants, Roger Deakins, and the Meaning of Life in an Existentially Fraught Sci-Fi Sequel<p>How do you follow up a 35-year-old …

Videography

Looks Like 'Altered Carbon' Raided Ryan Gosling's 'Blade Runner' Closet

The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>It looks like Ryan Gosling has something on the bottom of his <i>Blade Runner</i> …

Science Fiction