What’s worse than being alone on a post-apocalyptic Earth? Being stuck with someone you absolutely can’t stand. This short animation, After the End from Sam Southward, shows what happens when the last two men on Earth battle it out for a sex doll, all while doing a bunch of drugs, drinking a bunch of alcohol, and…
In Heather Jack’s short film Let’s Not Panic, a young woman develops a crush on her therapist, and when the world begins to end, he’s the one person she can turn to.
Hey, remember when Jennifer Lawrence said X-Men: Apocalypse was going to be her last X-Men film? Well, not so much anymore. She’s now “dying to come back” for another X-flick, which should be good news for every fan of cinema’s best-loved, practically naked blue shapshifter.
The X-Men films have largely tried to keep away from the X-uniforms of the comics, the closest being the yellow-and-blue suits of First Class. But director Bryan Singer has been teasing that Apocalypse might embrace the comics’ costume designs for a while, and now we finally have some evidence.
This is the face of a man who has just realized he’s doomed the human race.
Over the summer, pioneering climate scientist James Hansen and his colleagues penned an apocalyptic study predicting that the deadliest consequences of climate change will be felt within decades. That paper precipitated a raucous debate, but now, it’s been accepted for publication, heralding a sea shift in attitudes…
The new X-Men: Apocalypse trailer is here, and although it gives us Professor X vowing to keep his students safe from the rise of a very angry Apocalypse—it looks like it’ll be Mystique that leads them into battle.
Sixty-six million years ago, planet Earth had a shit day when a six-mile-wide asteroid smashed into the Yucatán Peninsula, triggering a series of events that killed off the dinosaurs. Later this month, a scientific expedition will drill into the heart of Chicxulub crater for the very first time, seeking to learn more…
Apocalypse is weird. He’s arguably the X-Men’s most powerful foe, but he’s not the most famous; he has a generic name, hard-to-defined powers, and his motives change a lot. And now he’s also going to be the big bad of the next X-Men film! Here’s a helpful primer before Apocalypse (the movie and the character) arrive…
Televangelists like Jim Bakker are basically scam artists who feed on implanting people with fear and profiting off that fear. Bakker, for example, is notorious for shilling his buckets of survivalist food that costs hundreds of dollars and last 20 years (just in time for the world to end!). But how does that food…
From asteroid impacts to robot takeovers to superbug pandemics, there are a thousand ways human civilization could be destroyed. Most of us prefer not to dwell on the End Times, but for the folks at the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute, the apocalypse is just another day at work.
If a massive comet struck the Earth, the oceans would boil and the air would catch fire (don’t worry, this isn’t about to happen). But to alien astronomers studying our planet from afar, humanity’s brutal demise would look like nothing more than a faint flicker of light. If we could detect such impacts on distant…
The Earth, right now, is revolving around the sun at about 62,000 miles per hour. But what would happen if we slowed to a stop? At that point, the planet would have exactly 64 1/2 days before it crashed into the sun. In this week’s episode, we find out what would happen during those 64 1/2 days.
What will happen to the lush and twee state of Oregon when the drought apocalypse hits? Whether you hate Portland hipsters, or merely lust for the end times, you’ll want to find out in forthcoming indie movie The Last Survivors. Here’s the first trailer for you to enjoy.
Pinterest—the mason jar lobby’s most effective propaganda apparatus—is an aggressively wholesome social platform. It’s The Container Store of social networks, but past the arrangements of DIY barn-wedding souvenirs, there’s another Pinterest, one focused on surviving doom.
In the late 1960s a biologist named Paul Ehrlich insisted that the world’s rapid population growth was unsustainable. What could be done? Ehrlich proposed radical population control measures—including sterilization.
Aww! It’s our first glimpse at Kodi Smit-McPhee as the blue, teleporting mutant Nightcrawler of X-Men: Apocalypse, as revealed by director Bryan Singer online. Lookit that widdle blue guy!
It’s the end of the world as we know it — but is that necessarily a bad thing? While most apocalyptic stories depict humanity struggling in the aftermath of a huge disaster, some post-apocalyptic worlds seem like they might be a nice place to spend a vacation, free from the stresses of modern life.
Fan-favorite mutant Betsy Braddock, a.k.a. Psylocke, will be joining the X-Men movie-verse in Apocalypse, and she'll be played by Olivia Munn! Director Bryan Singer Instagrammed the newscasting, making her the newest addition to the next X-movie's expanding mutant cast, although she undoubtedly won't be the last.
Jennifer Lawrence has just announced that the '80s-set X-Men: Apocalypse will be her last X-movie. Given her immense popularity, it's not really a mystery why she wouldn't want to keep getting spray-painted blue. But it begs a question worth asking: What happens to the X-Men after Apocalypse?