It’s no secret we’ve been pretty critical and dismissive of Disney’s seemingly non-stop need to remake every single one of their iconic animated films in live-action. And yet, with a single video, one of those upcoming remakes just got infinitely more exciting.
The Washington Post has a fascinating article on the work of linguists who are looking at every line of dialogue from Disney princess movies and analyzing them for their representations of women. The results are mixed, to say the least.
Disney fanatics have probably already picked up the brand new Aladdin Diamond Edition Blu-ray that just came out, but the Mouse isn’t stopping there. They’ve also licensed an official, limited edition poster that’s a must-have for fans.
Kim Dickens battles a zombie horde in LA the series premiere of the Walking Dead spinoff Fear the Walking Dead. Astronauts Wives Club and Killjoys end their first seasons, and an Autobot created by fan committee makes her animation debut! All on This Week’s TV.
This week’s Guardians of the Galaxy animated short gives us more time with Rocket Raccoon while killer bears attack Paris and Zoo. Face Off celebrates its 100th episode with creepy couples’ makeovers, and everyone guest stars on Rick and Morty — and we do mean everyone.
What’s on TV this week? Another sporadically programmed episode of Gravity Falls! Atlantis, True Detective and Stitchers all draw to a close. Plus whatever the hell’s happening on Zoo! All on This Week’s TV.
Believe it or not, Zoo, the show where mammals start attacking humans, is the less bloody of this week’s television series premieres. There’s also MTV’s TV adaptation of the slasher series Scream. Plus, we kick off the new seasons of Teen Wolf and Extant and wrap up season two of Penny Dreadful.
Summer TV is in full swing, and we’ve got a couple of new shows premiering this week. There’s the vigilante hacker thriller Mr. Robot and Humans, a series that explores the line between humans and their synthetic servants. Plus, Under the Dome and Falling Skies are both back for new seasons. Details ahead.
Spoiler alert: Yes. Oh my god, yes. It’s still as full of horrible people making horrible decisions as I remember.
It’s a big week for summer TV with the premieres of Syfy’s new space bounty hunter show Killjoys and The Astronauts’ Wives Club, which brings us back to the early days of the space race. Plus, True Detective returns with a new existential mystery and Orphan Black’s latest season comes to a close.
You think Game of Thrones is taking liberties with George R.R. Martin’s books? That’s nothing. All too often, when people adapt books for television, they basically treat the source material as a series of suggestions. Here are the 10 science fiction and fantasy shows that veered farthest from their book origins.
Syfy is making good on its promise to return to science fiction television, and this week the channel is debuting Dark Matter, a show about six people who wake on a spaceship with no memory, but a destination, loads of weapons, and an android. Plus, peek at the season finales of Game of Thrones and iZombie.
Marvel may be developing a TV show based on Kamala Khan’s Ms. Marvel. Joss Whedon talks about Edgar Wright leaving Ant-Man. Doctor Who unveils a new monster. Get a better look at Batman v. Superman’s new Batsuit. And a familiar face officially returns to X-Files. Behold, Spoilers!
Move over Cinderella, the Beauty and the Beast crew sings and dances. And thanks to actor Sir Ian McKellen (playing the anthropomorphized clock character Cogsworth), we have a full report from the first (and totally insane) table read.
Plus watch two new clips from Avengers 2, and read Joss Whedon's explanation of why this movie is a very personal project. And find out what's up with Black Panther and Inhumans. Another star joins the live-action Beauty and the Beast. Plus Arrow and The Flash tease the CW's spinoff show. To Me, My Spoilers!
Well, why not? The man's already been a wizard, a mutant, a monster-movie director, a Nazi in hiding, many Shakespearean types, and will soon portray Sherlock Holmes. Why not an enchanted talking clock?
There's been a deluge of live-action adaptations of classic animated films lately. Some have been pretty great, some have been flawed... and some have been best forgotten. But there's still a slew of them on the horizon. Here's our ranking of the upcoming live-action adaptations, according to which is most doomed.
Simon Pegg talks Star Trek 3 rumors. An unlikely mutant has joined the cast of Deadpool. Plus, the latest on Constantine, and what's next on Walking Dead, Agents of SHIELD and iZombie. Behold, Spoilers!
Disney's upcoming live-action version of Beauty and the Beast — following the super-fun live-action Cinderella and the upcoming Jungle Book— is pretty much nailing its casting. It's doing so well, I'm actually getting anxious that expectations are too high. The latest in perfect casting? Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline.