With his first published novel, The Martian, Andy Weir blinded us with science. It’s no secret to say that the story’s massive success was due to his factual yet fascinating explanation of how someone could plausibly survive on Mars. In Artemis, Weir tries to evolve to a new level of storytelling, but the changes are…
Things are still being kept pretty hush-hush about the plot for John Krasinski and Emily Blunt’s upcoming horror film A Quiet Place, but thanks to the first teaser trailer, we also know what else is hush-hush about it: everything.
Studying is hard, but it’s nothing a little magic can’t fix. Kaplan Singapore released a bizarre yet educational video teaching students how to maximize their study time thanks to “Dr. Studious.”
Fantastic Beasts 2 is no longer Fantastic Beasts 2—it’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and now we have our first look at some of the cast, including Jude Law in action as the young Albus Dumbledore himself!
Disney’s Prince Charming movie has found a director. Daisy Ridley talks the challenges of facing Snoke for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Fear the Walking Dead adds another regular. Plus, when to expect the return of The X-Files, new Legends of Tomorrow footage, and a first look at Mon-El’s return and Saturn Girl’s debut…
In what is probably the saddest piece of The Last Jedi news we’ll actually get before the movie drops, ladies and gentlemen, I regret to inform you: Rey, the new hero of the Star Wars saga, has no time for porgs.
Pixar’s latest film, Coco, won’t be released in the US until November 22, but it’s already made box office history. In less than three weeks, it’s become the highest grossing film ever in Mexico.
Amazon’s quest to become the one streaming service to rule them all has led it to greenlight a rebooted Lord of the Rings series. At least one of the actors from Peter Jackson’s Tolkien films—John Rhys-Davies, who played Gimli the dwarf—has some strong feelings about that.
Earlier this week, a man with “Game Dev @EA” in his Twitter profile wrote that he had received death threats from angry Star Wars Battlefront II fans. His story was covered by news outlets like USA Today, the BBC, and Yahoo. Vice wrote an editorial about it, CNBC ran a headline about it, and the tweet was retweeted by…
If you haven’t been watching Legends of Tomorrow this season, you need to know: The big goofy show is bigger and goofier than ever, with fun homages to E.T. and a whole slew of dystopic scifi properties. But last night’s episode ended with maybe the most memorable Easter egg ever dropped on an Arrowverse show.
Bye, Dave. Hello, Patience. It was just revealed that the new Kick-Ass is named Patience Lee, a military veteran and mother in her early 30s living in New Mexico. She’s the star of the next iteration of the popular comic book series from Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.
If there’s one thing that Marvel could learn from some of DC’s more recent comics, it’s that weird crossover series uniting characters from entirely different companies can make for some incredibly fun stories. It’s an idea that Atlanta-based artist Marcus Williams keenly understands and wanted to make happen with his …
Star Wars: Battlefront II frustrates me in ways I never knew I could be frustrated. It is both a lovingly crafted companion to the films and a tangled mess of corporate meddling. There is a strong heart at the center but finding it means peeling back layers of unnecessary and infuriating nonsense.
We’ve gone around and around with Groundhog Day, Edge of Tomorrow, and Happy Death Day—and now, add Boss Level to the list. The latest potential film from writer-director Joe Carnahan is another time-loop tale, and he’s about to sign up actors for the ride.
Update: To add on to the Harry Potter deals today, this paperback box set is back in stock and down to $40, $4 less than it was last month.
The Earth, the Sun, Andromeda galaxy, they’ve all been around for as long as you can remember and as long as humanity has been around. So when a new light suddenly shows up in the distance, it’s a weird occurrence. But a newly detected explosion could be one of the weirdest—and it’s not the only one.
Though they’re all part of one event, the various pieces of DC’s Dark Nights: Metal have been uneven in their execution. But as schizophrenic as Metal has felt at times, The Batman Who Laughs, written by James Tynion IV and illustrated by Riley Rossmo, gets at the heart of what makes the event truly compelling.
One of the many reasons Paul Verhoeven’s 1997 film Starship Troopers still holds up is its blend of practical and digital effects. And while digital effect videos can obviously be entertaining, there’s something extra special about seeing a cool practical effect created. Especially 20 years after the fact.
The news this week that Warner Bros. and Amazon are now working on a The Lord of the Rings series came as a bit of a surprise, since it’d been widely assumed that Christopher Tolkien would never give anyone the rights again. It’s now come out that Tolkien, who has safeguarded the rights of his father J.R.R. Tolkien’s…