Star Wars was the first major franchise that Lego licensed for a series of sets that went on to become a massive success for the company. That was in 1999, however—six years after Jurassic Park originally hit theaters. But now that the movie is celebrating its 25th anniversary, Lego is righting a terrible wrong and…
The Mad Titan is not the only villain finally arriving in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. He’s bringing with him a group of henchmen known in the comics but barely seen in the snippets of Infinity War we have so far: the Black Order. Here’s what you need to know going in.
Some of last year’s best comics, movies, and genre prose works are in the running to win the prestigious Hugo Award. Get ready for a cinematic battle royale between Get Out, The Shape of Water, Wonder Woman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok and Blade Runner 2049.
Once upon a time, the western parts of the United States seemed as foreboding as other planets do now. Prospect is the latest in a long line of scifi movies and shows to connect the frontiers of Old West to those in deep space, but it does so in a way that feels… unhealthy.
The classic Bill & Ted teen time-travel comedies are beloved artifacts of late-1980s/early-1990s goofiness. The titular characters romp through time and existential states, and hijinks ensue. But one of the weirdest characters in the series had their origin in a late-night work accident.
Fox just released the first trailer for its adaptation of Alexandra Bracken’s scifi young adult series, The Darkest Minds. If you didn’t realize it was based on Bracken’s novels and took away the title, at first glance it’d honestly make for a pretty interesting looking member of the studio’s swathe of X-Men films.
A must-own for any browncoat, Firefly’s feature film epilogue Serenity recently got a 4K Blu-ray release, and it’s down to an all-time low $15 on Amazon right now, complete with a regular Blu-ray and a digital copy. Now if we could just get the same treatment for the show. Or, you know, a new season.
Unless you live in a pop culture bell jar, your child will be introduced to Star Wars. George Lucas’s space opera has so thoroughly and efficiently saturated the entertainment-sphere, Star Wars indoctrination is as inevitable as exposure to cold germs at daycare. You can let fate, cultural osmosis, and Disney…
Update: Now available for $10 digitally as well.
Usually, movies and TV shows paint the Devil with rather broad strokes. He might be charming, but make no mistake: He’s invariably there to cause pain, snatch souls, impregnate housewives, challenge violinists and guitarists to musical duels, etc. But every once in awhile... Satan can be a pretty awesome guy.
Here’s your latest look at Avengers: Infinity War—and Thanos’ is here to kick some major butt.
Amazon’s casting another discount spell on the Harry Potter films, offering them digitally a la carte for just $5 each. We’ve seen better per-film pricing on a few Blu-ray box set deals, but if you just need a few movies to complete your collection, or don’t want to deal with physical media anymore, hop on your…
When you watch the very beginning of Disney’s Moana, you’re overwhelmed by cuteness because the main character’s just a baby. But there’s a lot more going on.
In the world of Ready Player One, pop culture homage is everything—sometimes to a fault, depending on who you talk to. But Warner Bros. is leaning into that with its marketing for the film. Case in point, the studio has recreated a collection of classic movie posters for the film, using the characters’ avatars instead…
If you could condense Star Trek into one core principle, you’d probably choose “to boldly go,” the grand quest that has been the mandate of all Star Trek TV shows—except one. Riding the warp-trail of the groundbreaking Next Generation, Deep Space Nine first premiered 25 years ago, and the new show chose not to boldly…
To everyone marveling at how imaginative and wondrous all of Annihilation’s fantastical, mutated creatures are, you realize they’re all just Pokémon, right? We’ll explain below—but it will involve a great number of spoilers for the film, so beware.
This week, every movie studio is likely scrambling to figure out how to replicate Black Panther’s success. As Marvel’s main rival in the realms of comics and movies, all eyes are on Warner Bros, home of the live-action DC superhero movies, in particular. Here’s a pro tip: The answer is not Cyborg. Nor is it John…
After what feels like ages, we finally have our first good look at HBO’s movie adaptation of Ray Bradbuy’s iconic novel Fahrenheit 451, and unsurprisingly, it’s bringing the heat. Literally.
When you look at fur, the light has taken an extended journey before hitting your eye, bouncing around lots of fur fibers and their microscopic structures. You can imagine that it’s quite difficult for filmmakers to render these structures in CGI.
The National Center for Biotechnology Information website is an invaluable resource for finding scientific studies and papers. Recently, it also became a promotional vector for a potential phishing site offering pirated movie streams.