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That Famous Watchmen Panel You Keep Seeing This Year Isn’t Actually From the Comic

I am tired of meme. These tweets. I am tired of being caught in the tangle of their lies. Read More >>

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Get Your First Look at Black Mirror’s Freaky Fourth Season Right Now

Oh man, is that a Star Trek parody/pastiche/homage? The next season of Black Mirror needs to get here ASAP. Read More >>

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Report: WB Working on Joker and Harley Quinn Film By Creators of Crazy, Stupid, Love

Thought yesterday’s Joker-centric movie news was a huge surprise? Today’s newest development makes that look ho-hum: Warner Bros. is reportedly developing a Joker and Harley Quinn film, with Jared Leto and Margot Robbie coming back as Mr. J and Dr. Quinzel. Read More >>

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The Tick Brilliantly Deconstructs Our Modern-Day Superhero Obsession

I thought I knew what to expect after seeing the pilot and, months later, the second episode of Amazon’s re-imagined Tick TV show. But, having now seen all six chapters of the series’ first season, the show still amazed me with how cleverly it cuts into the hyperdense muscle of superhero genre conventions. The Tick wields more than enough strength to wrestle your love into a big, sloppy hug. Read More >>

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Newest Blade Runner Footage Shows Surprises in the Future

Those flying cars you wanted? They’re coming in 2049, with guns and missiles and drones. Too bad the world will have gone to hell by then... Read More >>

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Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman Leaving AMC, Signs New TV Deal With Amazon

The Walking Dead has been a big money-making success at AMC, pulling in an impressive amount of viewers for the network. But Skybound—the entertainment company founded by The Walking Dead co-creator Robert Kirkman—just announced that Amazon will be the home of all their new TV content moving forward. Read More >>

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Atomic Blonde is a Kick-Ass Super-Spy Movie That’s More Dramatic Than it Looks

In many ways, aspects of Atomic Blonde will be really familiar to fans of high-octane action movies. It invests a lot in ambitious set pieces and fight choreography, and features many predictable character archetypes. But it manages to tie together its Cold War setting and character arcs into a larger theme very, very well. Read More >>

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Blade Runner 2049 Director Says Harrison Ford and Ridley Scott Are Still Arguing About What Deckard Is

Depending on what version of Blade Runner you’ve seen or preferred, it’s possible to make strong arguments that main character Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is a human or an artificially created Replicant himself. It’s a question fans have debated since the movie came out in 1982—and it’s a debate the star and director are still having to this day. Read More >>

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We Saw the Second Episode of The Tick and It’s Going to Be Your Favourite Superhero Show All Over Again

Folks who went to the Tick panel at Comic-Con 2017 got to hear creator Ben Edlund and the show’s cast and producers talk about the upcoming series. Attendees also got a big surprise: a screening of the second episode of the Big Blue Superguy’s Amazon series. Fellow citizens, it was freaking great. Read More >>

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New Blade Runner 2049 Trailer Shows More of the Dirty, Desperate Future

We just got a bunch of new footage from the hotly anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott’s dystopian scifi classic, courtesy of a brand new trailer. And Harrison Ford’s Deckard says something so potentially huge you’ll be reeling. Read More >>

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The New Trailer for The Tick Shows Arthur in Action and Promises Glorious Absurdity

“Destiny’s on the line, Arthur. Accept the charges.” August 25th can’t get here fast enough. Read More >>

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Netflix’s Castlevania Turns the Video Game Series Into a Bloody Great TV Show

Castlevania became a classic video game franchise on the strength of labyrinthine level design, endearingly stilted dialogue, and bombastic aesthetics. The Netflix series based on the Konami property doesn’t use those elements in exactly the same way but finds its own path to being a great adaptation of the games’ whip-cracking, demon-killing lore. Read More >>

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Conversations With God: How Chris Obi Deals With (Playing) Death on American Gods

Most times when we see the personification of death in fiction, it’s presented as a cold or grim persona. Not so for Anubis on the TV show adaptation of American Gods. Here, the Egyptian god of the afterlife is stoic but unexpectedly warm; he has a job to do, one that fills most people with dread, but he doesn’t seem like that bad a guy. And that’s largely due to the performance of actor Chris Obi. Read More >>

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Conversations With God: Pablo Schreiber Talks About Becoming American Gods’ Giant Arsehole Leprechaun

Quick, think of the character you hate the most on American Gods. Did you answer Mad Sweeney? Well, the guy who plays him has a strong argument for changing your mind about the oversized wee man of the hills. Read More >>

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Let This Video Remind You How PG Movies Messed You Up As A Kid

The first time I saw faces melt in Raiders of the Lost Ark, I thought it was cool. The nightmares that came after? Not so much. Take a gander at some PG scenes from yesteryear and marvel at what filmmakers got away with in work that was designated suitable for young audiences. Read More >>