science fiction

Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Terrestrial Magnetism discovers Kepler-16b

Kepler-16b is the first confirmed alien planet, scientists say. With two suns, it's still freezing.

The Tempest, The Change-Up, Another Earth, plus horror in a tunnel and film noir angst

Ben Whishaw as Ariel and Helen Mirren as Prospera in a reworked The Tempest. How does Shakespeare’s last play fare with them? (Read more)

Cowboys & Aliens, The Trip, Project Nim, The Smurfs, Werner Herzog in a cave in 3D, and more

Daniel Craig turns up an old west we’ve never seen before in this week’s biggest film, Cowboys & Aliens. (read more)

Super 8, Little White Lies, Loose Cannons and more

Super 8 is the most interesting film of the week thanks to a well-told story, lots of action and some natural young actors. (Read more)

Movies in Vancouver this weekend: new releases

Win Win, Source Code, Insidious, Hop, Essential Killing and a couple of Italian movies are the new movies in Vancouver this week. Find out what's worth seeing in the following reviews.