Posts Tagged: ROBOPOCALYPSE

ASHUTOSH SAXENA

Cornell University’s Stabbing Robot Learning To Be Less (Or More?) Stabby

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Cornell has a robot they are teaching to be less of a stabbing robot and more of an almost-stabbing-you robot.

BOSTON DYNAMICS

Thanks For Nothing, Science: The Terrifying BigDog Robot Can Now Hurl Cinder Blocks

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Remember the terrifying BigDog robot? Now it has an extra arm to pick up cinder blocks and throw them across the room. Oh, goody.

CGI

Aliens-Vs-Robots Short Film 'R´ha' Just Initiated Our Motivation Protocol

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Kaleb Lechowski is a 22-year-old aspiring director in Germany who's already managed to get noticed by making the all-CGI short film 'R´ha'.

ANNE HATHAWAY

Steven Spielberg Says The 'Robopocalypse' Is Still Going To Happen, We Just Have More Time To Prepare

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Yesterday we heard Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' was being "postponed for an indefinite time." Now Spielberg has clarified what's going on.

ANNE HATHAWAY

Steven Spielberg Cancels The 'Robopocalypse'

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We might not get to watch Catwoman, Thor, and Q from Skyfall fight robots in Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' after all.

BEN WHISHAW

Anne Hathaway Officially Fighting The ‘Robopocalypse’ With Q And (Maybe) Thor

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Anne Hathaway has officially signed to star in 'Robopocalypse', which means Catwoman, Q, and Thor may be fighting robots together. Yes please.

CHRIS HEMSWORTH

Anne Hathaway To Fight The ‘Robopocalypse’ With Chris Hemsworth?

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Have you ever wanted to watch Thor and Catwoman fight sentient robots for Steven Spielberg? Chris Hemsworth and Anne Hathaway may make it so.

CHRIS HEMSWORTH

Shockingly, Steven Spielberg Wants Chris Hemsworth Instead Of Jack Black For ‘Robopocalypse’

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Two Daniel H. Wilson robot apocalypse novels are being adapted. Guess which one stars Jack Black, and which might star Chris Hemsworth?

drew goddard

Spielberg’s Next…”Robopocalypse”?

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Spielberg and robots have kind of a rough history.

FDA

Shoulder Massagers Decided To Start The Robopocalypse Early

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The FDA has issued an alert about the ShoulderFlex Massager manufactured by King International after one death and one near-strangulation were alleged to have been caused by the device.

COSTUMES

Chia Dog, Staring Contest Cat, and Links

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50 Animals Ready To Rally For St.

BAD IDEAS

Oh, Great. Another Stabbing Robot

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We've written about other stab happy robots back in <a href="../2010/05/study-confirms-robots-are-totally-stab-happy">May</a> and <a href="../2010/10/this-will-surely-end-well">October</a>, and now Mayekawa Electric (which was founded in Japan, of course) just won the top prize in the Small Business and Venture category at the Fourth Robot Awards, which is a thing that exists.

BIGDOG

LittleDog is Learning, Waiting, Plotting

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If you were terrified by Boston Dynamics' "Big Dog" robot (videos below) a couple years ago, prepare to drop bricks because Boston Dynamics has improved their LittleDog quadruped robot and have released their nightmare fuel all over the youtubes.

DANIEL H WILSON

SPIELBERG MAY DIRECT ‘GIANT JAR OF FARTS’

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For some reason, the internet loves to speculate on what Steven Spielberg will do next.

DANIEL H WILSON

ACTUALLY OPTIONED: ‘ROBOPOCALYPSE’

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(My mistake, this is actually a <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/07/beware-the-birdpocalypse" target="_blank">Birdemic</a>, not a Robopocalypse, I must've gotten the slides mixed up.


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