According to HBO president of programming Casey Bloys, the network anticipated that there would be significant backlash to the announcement of its upcoming series Confederate, but they were not prepared for how swift and damning it would be. HBO, Bloys said, could have handled things better.
The first trailer for It was one of the scariest movie trailers in recent memory. Now, a new trailer is online and while it loses a bit of that shocking surprise, it makes up for it with plenty of tension, lots of new footage, and more looks at the evil clown Pennywise, who is simply terrifying.
Ever notice how Christopher Nolan’s movies (Interstellar, Inception, The Prestige) feel like an anxiety attack? Well, maybe that’s overstating things a bit. But the director does have a knack for creating an unnerving degree of tension. Turns out he’s using a little bit of musical magic to do it.
There’s a lot of things to love about Wonder Woman—but the movie’s climactic battle between Diana and Ares is one of the weaker aspects of the film, with many ridiculing the God of War’s mustachioed visage popping out from under his spiky helmet. It turns out that Ares could’ve looked a lot meaner.
If trailers are to be believed, the first movie based on Stephen King’s massive Dark Tower series has a lot going on. Like, more than is even in one of the doorstopper books King’s written. And that’s why the purported 95-minute runtime has so perplexed people.
On this past week’s episode of Game of Thrones, we finally learned what happened to Hot Pie, the reformed bully who found his true calling as a baker and whom we last saw in season four. As fate would have it, Ben Hawkey, the actor who plays Hot Pie, has been busy in the kitchen as well.
The WowWee Mip is a self-balancing tabletop robot that kids can program using interactive code blocks from an iOS or Android device, allowing it to move around, ride up and down a ramp, balance stuff on its tray, and more. If you have any kid birthdays on the horizon, this would be a great gift.
The process of coming out is one that LGBTQ people go through multiple times in their life—speaking to family, speaking to friends, speaking to co-workers, hell, speaking to complete and utter strangers, sometimes. In the world of comic books, out heroes have one other category... telling their fellow superheroes.
Stefan Kapicic hypes up the return of Colossus in Deadpool 2. Elizabeth Olsen confirms love is in the air for Infinity War. Charlie Cox talks about Matt and Foggy’s relationship in The Defenders. Plus, new Game of Thrones pictures, and Henry Cavill issues a very important statement about his mustache. To me, my…
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is one of the most well-represented movies in pop culture art. The reason being it’s such a vibrant, wide-ranging movie, it offers almost innumerable visual interpretations. One such example is this new one by Tom Whalen, which is chock-full of detail and eye-popping brightness.
In the fifth issue of Marvel’s Civil War II, the Avengers, Inhumans, and more were at war with one another over whether they have the right to apprehend villains for crimes that they’ve yet to commit. But their battle stops when everyone is suddenly struck with a vision of Miles Morales, Ultimate Spider-Man, killing…
One of the most memorable music videos of the 1980s is A-ha’s “Take On Me” featuring a young woman who’s pulled into a world that looks like it only exists as crude pencil sketches. The video took 16 weeks to animate by hand, but Trixi Studios created an augmented reality app that can recreate the effect in real-time.
Maybe you’ve seen Three Kings, Twelve Years a Slave or American Crime. Maybe you know that the Oscar-winning writer/producer behind those works also scripts comics, too. Last week at San Diego Comic-Con, John Ridley talked about why.
There’s always a lot going on at San Diego Comic-Con. Between the panels, the booths on the floor, and all the events taking place outside, there’s more than any one person could hope to—especially because so many companies have gone all out on their advertising for the con’s 160,000+ attendees. When done right, it…
A new Dark Tower promo video was just released. It’s called “Connected KINGdom,” and points out that The Dark Tower is the center of a Stephen King universe that includes various other stories, many of which became very well-regarded films themselves. What does it fail to talk much about? The Dark Tower.
What do you feel when you see the Confederate American flag? For some, it’s a patriotic symbol of their southern American heritage. For many others, though, the Confederate flag is a painful reminder that America’s is a legacy steeped in the blood, pain, and misery of black slaves and their still-living descendants.
On June 25, 2016 at 6pm ET, a flash of visible light appeared in the sky that, depending on your location, could have been visible with binoculars. It wasn’t a plane or a star: it was a gamma ray burst, one of the most violent kinds of explosions in the universe, from a source 9 billion light years away, possibly a…
John Powell, the composer behind How to Train Your Dragon, The Bourne Identity and Face/Off, will be scoring the untitled Han Solo movie, directed by Ron Howard.
Bumping into people cosplaying as your favorite characters is one of the absolute best parts of attending Comic-Con It’s also part of cons that, often, celebrities don’t get a chance to experience because of their fame and the commotion they might cause walking around the floor.