I’ve never been one for JFK assassination conspiracy theories. But I do love studying what movies the presidents watched. So while compiling the list of films that President Kennedy viewed while in the White House I was surprised to stumble on what seems like fuel for a new conspiracy theory. How did President Kennedy…
A cop races against the clock to solve a murder? Seen it a million times. A cop travels back in time and wakes up in the body of a man who’ll be murdered in three days... unless he can figure out who’s plotting the crime? That’s something new, and is exactly the kind of insanity we can get behind.
If I were to rank Star Trek series—which I could spend the rest of my natural life debating myself on—I would have to include Peter David’s Star Trek: New Frontier in the list. Because these books are not only more consistently great than some Trek TV series, but than many TV shows, period. Minor spoilers ahead.
Olivia Munn will be Psylocke when X-Men: Apocalypse comes out later this month, but she was nearly a completely different character in Fox’s comic-based movie universe: Deadpool’s girlfriend Vanessa. The role was eventually played by Morena Baccarin—because Munn basically said hell no.
The team behind the charity event Force for Change released a new video Wednesday to celebrate Star Wars Day. On the surface, it’s simply a funny thank from Daisy Ridley for all the donations with some recognizable aliens. But I’m wondering... where is Ridley standing?
Even woodworkers celebrate Star Wars day. For Frank Howarth, the project was obvious: construct a wooden Death Star.
We’ve not heard all that much yet about Josh Boone’s X-Men movie spinoff New Mutants, but the director/writer himself has taken to Instagram to tease the characters that will form the young superhero team in the movie,. So far, it’s looking very traditional.
Last year, a map of Middle-earth, annotated by Tolkien himself, was unearthed in a copy of a book owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes. The map’s now been purchased by Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, who very kindly put a full, authorized, version of the full map online, which is sure to be pored over by fans forever and…
At the center of Captain America: Civil War is the most spectacular action scene we’ve ever seen in a superhero movie. Twelve superheroes in one place, fighting with each other, a battle packed with excitement, humor, and personal stakes. It’s the kind of set piece even the biggest Hollywood blockbuster would kill to…
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The fact that the previously very-dead Jon Snow is now very not-dead on Game of Thrones is perhaps one of the worst kept secrets in the show’s six-year history. But that didn’t stop the production team from trying to keep his return under wraps—and they went to some pretty crazy lengths to do so, like banning his name.
Mark Millar adds another comic book movie adaptation to his collection. Legends of Tomorrow casts more heroes for season two. Les Moonves talks about the Star Trek TV show’s release schedule. Kevin Smith will return to The Flash. Plus new images from X-Men Apocalypse, and Melissa McCarthy on Ghostbusters. Spoilers Now!
Residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta—home to 83,000 people—have been ordered to leave as an out-of-control wildfire swept into the city. It’s the largest fire evacuation in the province’s history.
The movements in kung fu are so graceful that even when you replace the human with random digital objects, the art of it still shines through. Tobias Gremmler captured the motion of kung fu and then recreated it with different digital variations: as a fabric weaved over time, expanding into emptiness, reconstructing…
I wish I could see more of the build process for artist Koka Nikoladze’s mechanical beat machines, but the little teasers of shaping springs and wires and wood in the video will have to do. In the end, the machines become adorably weird music boxes that are totally programmable and can “produce different kinds of…
We’ve seen the space oddity of mixing colors and paint together before. What makes this one especially fun to watch is the soothing sound of the liquids merging and the bubbles popping. It’s really easy to lose track of time when you’re watching the colors and shapes go by.
Frank Castle doesn’t say a word in the first issue of his new series. He really doesn’t need to.