What is best in life? Seeing a classic sword-and-sorcery hero brought to the big screen, with an iconic bodybuilder in the lead role. But how did Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian become such a classic film? The path to glory was long and twisted. Here's everything you never knew about the making of Conan.
It was roughly 35 years ago that Mattel decided to do its own action-adventure toyline, to make up for its decision not to do Star Wars toys in 1977. In an exclusive excerpt from the book The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, we've got exclusive early sketches, plus the first He-Man pitch memo!
Harrison Ford discusses why he would want to return to any of his iconic roles. The new Godzilla brings back one of the franchise's most famous non-monster cast members. Lena Headey reveals why everything has gone to crap for Cersei on Game of Thrones. Plus Michael Emerson previews Person of Interest's most crucial…
Tax day is coming! No matter how you feel about the government and the things it does, you can't help but feel a twinge of pain as you send your painstaking calculations (and possibly a hefty check) to the IRS.
You can't conquer the final frontier unless you can cut an imposing figure. That's why so many science fiction and fantasy characters rock the awesome shoulderpads. Or, as we call them, "swagger pinnacles." Here are science fiction/fantasy's most astounding shoulderpads.
Robert Duncan McNeill played Tom Paris, the snarky pilot, on Star Trek: Voyager, and now he's a director/producer on NBC's Chuck. He talked to us about comedy, Klingon romance, Captain Proton vs. Captain Awesome, and making out with Sarah Silverman.
There's only one thing Hollywood loves than a movie based on a toy: remakes. Dozens of science-fiction classics are slated for do-overs. But instead of remaking films that were fine the first time, here are 20 books Hollywood should film.
Gallery 1988's art shows frequently pay tribute to fantastical popular culture, and soon the gallery will take a trip to Eternia with its Masters of the Universe show. Take a peek at how the artists reinterpret He-Man, Skeletor, and more.
Worried that Transformers may have inspired a spate of gimmicky movies based on the toys of your youth that'll ruin your childhood nostalgia? You may want to avoid this post, just in case.
When did I first realize that Generation-X nostalgia was a driving the entertainment industry off a cliff? First all the toys I'd broken were suddenly on the big screen, thrashing each other and cursing loudly. Then the cartoons I learned to masturbate while watching were being acted out - with gravitas - by real…
Click to viewDarth Vader rocks out with the rest of the original Star Wars cast in this awesome painting by Hugh Fleming. Vader has starred in more than his fair share of offbeat and arresting artworks, but he's not alone — other classic science fiction villains have also inspired some provocative and clever art, from…
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe screenwriter: "If we don't see the humanity and the truth in what [supervillain] Skeletor's trying to do, then the story's not compelling." He also explains why you can't be afraid to say the words "He-Man," and the importance of staying true to He-Man's science fiction roots.…