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All the Movies You Should Give a Damn About in 2019

Last year was one of the biggest years ever at the box office, and 2019 looks like it could easily beat that record. Why? Well, you’ll see... Read More >>

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9 Movies With AI That Became Self-Aware and Made Humankind Very Sorry

Who could forget the events of 29 August 1997—when Skynet became self-aware and launched a whole mess of nukes, unleashing “Judgement Day?” Yesterday was a holiday for Terminator fans, and it’s also a great excuse to celebrate our favourite sci-fi movies that feature AI rebellions. Let’s bid a warm welcome to our new robot overlords. Read More >>

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Sarah Connor Makes the Most Badass Return in the First Official Image From Terminator 

Linda Hamilton with shades and a goddamn shotgun is an aesthetic. Read More >>

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How Skynet Might Emerge From Simple Physics

provocative paper from 2013 proposed that complex intelligent behaviour may emerge from a fundamentally simple physical process. The theory offers novel prescriptions for how to build an AI — but it also explains how a world-dominating superintelligence might come about, such as the Terminator franchise's Skynet system. And on this day, 25 years on from the release of Terminator 2: Judgement Day, we thought it appropriate to revisit this novel, slightly unsettling thesis. Read More >>

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How CG Wizards Made Schwarzenegger Beat the Crap Out of Himself

Terminator Genisys might not have been the most popular movie of 2015, but it did include a memorable fight scene where the old and young versions of Schwarzenegger’s T-800 have an epic street brawl. But how was Arnold able to fight himself? Cutting edge CG, obviously. Read More >>

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Atlas is Done Taking Your Bullshit in The Best Terminator Mash-Up GIF Yet

Ever since Boston Dynamics released new video of the Atlas robot getting bullied with a hockey stick, people have been making mash-ups about the robot uprising. But I think Imgur user exgexg has made the best one yet. Read More >>

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Self-Repairing Material Could Prevent Spaceship Catastrophes

Orbiting the Earth is a bit like living in a minefield, with millions of tiny flecks of space junk whizzing about at thousands of miles per hour. If a rice-sized pellet whacked into the International Space Station, it could pack the punch of a hand grenade, causing precious oxygen to seep into space. Read More >>

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There’s A Scientific Reason the Terminator Looks His Age in Genisys

Explosions, gunshots, and car crashes may not stop the Terminator, but even a cyborg assassin from the future isn’t immune to the ageing process. Here’s a scientific look at the Terminator’s organic bits. Read More >>

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12 Things Might Not Have Known About The Terminator Films

The latest instalment in the Terminator franchise hits cinemas today. Terminator Genisys has received, umm, mixed reviews, but it has also given everyone an excuse to get a little nostalgic and cast their minds back to the earlier films in the series. (Yep, it wasn’t a nightmare: Terminator 3 and 4 were really made.) Read More >>

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Here’s Everything Important That Has Happened in the Terminator Movies

The Terminator movies are always fun to watch because they involve time travel and bad ass science fiction action scenes while juggling multiple timelines and always bringing back the memory of T2. But it’s confusing to know what has happened when! IGN clears up some of the confusion in this nice summary of the Terminator movies. Read More >>

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You Can Now Get Waze Directions Directly From The Terminator

Waze users' navigation can now be voiced by a Terminator Cyberdyne Systems Model 101, thanks to Terminator Genisys’ new partnership with Waze. And yes, it’s really Arnold calling the navigational shots. Read More >>

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Mad Max, Birdman and the Must-See Movies of 2015

2014 wasn’t too bad a year to take a walk down to your local multiplex. We became hooked on a feeling with the Guardians of the Galaxy, slapped around skyscraper-sized beast with Godzilla and bounced around brain-bending black holes with Matthew McConaughey (and his posh wristwatch) in Interstellar. Read More >>

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I’ll be Back: The First Trailer for Terminator Genisys is Here

Paramount Pictures just released the first full trailer for the still awkwardly named Terminator Genisys, and it's got all the explosions, time-travelling, robots, and Arnold Schwarzenegger action you could ask for. Read More >>

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Why is Everyone in Terminator: Genisys Shouting?

Yes, that image above is our former Doctor, Matt Smith, gun-gurning in a quite uncivilised way for a ridiculously OTT Terminator: Genisys photo shoot for US mag Entertainment Weekly. He's not alone, either, with those Killzone-esque guns seemingly powered by hysterical screaming in this brave new dystopian future. Read More >>