Roger Dean Vs. James Cameron: Are These Your Floating Islands?

This week, director James Cameron laid claim to mountains coming out of the sky and standing there.

Anyone who has a thing for 70’s prog rock and science fiction probably wondered if Cameron did too when they saw 2009’s Avatar, with its ...

New on Blu-ray: “The Terminator Anthology”

The Terminator Anthology is an exclusive box set of all four Terminator films sold at Best Buy. It comes housed in a kick ass collector’s case that displays the Terminator cyborg skeleton head for every sci-fi fan to geek out over ...

Preventing The Pandora Matrix

It was recently rumored that director James Cameron has verbally closed the door on his future beyond the Avatar concept, vowing only to make movies about his far-flung Pandora from here on ...

Prometheus: Why Being Left In The Dark Is A Good Thing

Even if the upcoming Ridley Scott movie Prometheus turns out to be a steaming toilet-hugger instead of the Thrill Ride of the Summer, it has accomplished one thing very few movies have had the capacity for of late; that is holding ...

Revival House: “They mostly come at night … mostly …”

So many things didn’t sound right. For one, the original film’s director Ridley Scott had nothing to do with it. Secondly, the plot would involve the sole survivor of Alien, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), to be somehow convinced to return to the ...

Don’t Go Near the Water: Film Beneath the Waves

February 4th sees the arrival of the James Cameron-produced Sanctum, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Nothing  goes together quite like “I love you” and terror beneath the sea.

Cameron’s got more than a little bit of an issue with ...

Theatre Review: “Alien Queen”

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the $65 million Broadway musical featuring songs by U2’s Bono and the Edge, may have finally made its way into previews late last month, but due to cast injuries and technical difficulties its opening has been pushed back ...

Box Office Flashback: December 10, 1984

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters lines up at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of December 10, 1984!

10. Falling in Love (distributor: Paramount; ...

Listmania: Top 20 Scariest Films (#20-11)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Listmania: Top 10 Kick-Ass Movies

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Sugar Water: How Celebrities Can Help End the BP Oil Spill

On Tuesday CNN’s Larry King announced that he’ll end his 25-year-old talk show this fall, having been beaten consistently in the ratings the past year by his 9 PM cable-news competitors, Fox News’s Sean Hannity and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. ...

The Bigger Picture: The Game Has Not Changed

It took me a while to get around to seeing Avatar. One reason for that, also coincidentally one of the reasons I have been a pretty lazy contributor to Popdose lately, is because I have been trying to finish my own ...

Revival House: “I’ll Be Back”

If you’re like me, when you see a picture of Arnold Schwarzenegger in shades, a certain five-note rhythm comes to mind. There’s no denying composer Brad Fiedel kicks things off in James Cameron’s The Terminator (1984) with a great main title, letting ...