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This Fan Trailer is a Beautiful Ode to the Haunted Beauty of Watership Down

A story of anthropomorphised rabbits is one of the most beloved and memorable animated films in the history of the medium. This fan trailer, using footage from Watership Down and its followup The Plague Dogs, is a fantastic and emotional ode to the classic. Read More >>

Get Out Wins a Nebula Award, Reinforcing Jordan Peele’s Place Among Today’s Best Genre Creators 

Get Out, one of the best films of last year (and absolutely one of our favourites), has another award to add to its long list: a Nebula. Read More >>

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One of Thor’s Best Scenes in Avengers: Infinity War Is Just as Riveting in Lego

Lego stop motion is one of life’s simplest pleasures. For the viewer, anyway. For the creator, it’s immensely complicated, time consuming, and generally very hard to pull off well. Fortunately, some creators do it very well indeed. And now Lego has come to the Infinity War. Read More >>

This Video Explores the Experimental History of Scifi Book Covers

Science fiction novels have been, through the modern history of the printed book, a space for innovation and creativity. Their cover art, in particular, was something special, and beautiful. Read More >>

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge Didn’t Know What a Droid Was When She Auditioned to Play One in Solo

Every science fiction franchise has its own jargon. If you’re not heavily involved in that world, you can forget how weird that jargon might sound to outsiders. Case in point: “droid.” Read More >>

The Russo Brothers Reveal the Post-Infinity War Fates of a Few More MCU Characters

With Avengers: Infinity War so transformative for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it offers plenty of room for speculation about all the characters we didn’t see on screen. Ooh, what happened to her, I wonder? Now, the Russo Brothers have offered a few answers. Read More >>

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This Fan Film Introduces The Star Wars Universe’s Only Artisanal Lightsaber Maker

Traditionally, a Jedi makes his own lightsaber. But sometimes, they need a special touch. Or they’re a Sith, and they don’t have the patience to build a complicated laser handle with proper safety features. Read More >>

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Watch Luke and Leia Team Up With the Ewoks Again Immediately After Return of the Jedi

In this new animation, released on May the 4th (naturally), Luke and Leia are summoned by their dear Ewok friends, who need help with some traps. What’s the problem? More Imperials? The ghost of Darth Vader? Something worse. Read More >>

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Here’s How They Did Michael B. Jordan’s Makeup for Black Panther

It took a team of makeup artists led by Joel Harlow hours to create, map out, and apply the scars that adorn Killmonger's body. As showcased in a video by Insider, Harlow’s work, which involved 3,000 prosthetic dots, each representing a scar on Killmonger’s body, was meticulous and impressive. Read More >>

Watch the Russos Break Down Thor’s First Meeting With the Guardians of the Galaxy

One of the most teased meetings in Avengers: Infinity War was between the mighty Thor and his fellow cosmic cohorts, the Guardians of the Galaxy. Now, directors Anthony and Joe Russo break that scene down shot for shot. Read More >>

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Watching This Guy Build a Giant Lego Star Destroyer is Hypnotic

The massive, ruined Star Destroyer in the Jakku desert might be the strongest image Star Wars: The Force Awakens has. It’s a perfect encapsulation of the film’s themes and history. And watching this YouTuber build his own is just as mesmerising. Read More >>

Sebastian Stan Thinks Bucky Would Make a Very Dark Captain America

One obvious contender to assume Cap's mantle is Bucky Barnes, played by Sebastian Stan, who has gone from Steve’s best friend to the brainwashed Winter Soldier back to a valuable ally and Steve’s best friend again in Avengers: Infinity War. In fact, he has a nice habit in the films of finding one way or another to pick up Cap’s shield for a shot or two, providing a handy little visual foreshadowing. Read More >>