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A Look Back at Farscape: Aliens, Puppets, and Criminals on the Run

When we think about space operas, we think about Star Wars or Star Trek, or even Stargate. These are the sweeping, grand sagas, with stalwart heroes and clear distinctions between right and wrong. Farscape is not that kind of story. Read More >>

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Every Frame of This Legends of Tomorrow Trailer Is Absolutely Bonkers

Remember how Legends of Tomorrow is the greatest TV show around? Read More >>

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You Will Never Be the Same After Watching the Red Band Trailer for The Happytime Murders

Prostitution, drug use, murder, and more, all from the makers of Sesame Street and The Muppets. Ladies and gentlemen, hold on to your childhoods, this is The Happytime Murders. Read More >>

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This Glow in the Dark Finger Puppet Dance is Unreal

Damn, this finger puppet is so awesome. Not only does it glow in the dark but its dance moves are so incredible that you’d think it was alive. It just moves so fluidly. Read More >>

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Sooty Documentary Reveals BBC Stress Over Female Character

The decision to introduce a female puppet to the Sooty extended universe in the 1960s was a lot more controversial than you might think, with the broadcaster's director general getting involved to ensure the new lady puppet wouldn't shock or deprave the nation. Read More >>

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Incredible Animated Finger Puppet Looks Like it Might Actually Be Alive

You’ve heard of maths savants and chess geniuses, but Barnaby Dixon might be a young prodigy when it comes to designing puppets. His latest creation is easily the most detailed and animated finger puppet you’ve ever seen, and Dixon spent two entire months refining and perfecting its design. Read More >>

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Firestorm Wants to Bring Thunderbirds Style Supermarionaton Into the 21st Century

You must remember the likes of Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, those classic TV programmes that did everything with marionettes rather than using animation. If they did a programme like that now they'd use CGI right? Maybe not, because Firestorm is trying to bring supermarionation into the 21st century. Read More >>

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Forget Hot Air: Disney Parade Floats Could Soon Fly Under Drone Power

The Disney theme park empire is always working to stay on the cutting edge of spectacle tech, and judging by some recent patent applications, The Mouse has his eye on the skies: Disney's R&D teams want to use drones for their theme park parade floats and aerial displays. Read More >>

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Even Behind the Scenes That Chest Bursting Alien is Terrifying

A lot of people try and avoid behind the scenes looks at their favourite movies for fear it could ruin the mystique of what they're seeing on screen. But surprisingly, seeing the inner workings of the infamous chest bursting alien from Aliens is just about as terrifying as the actual scene in the movie, if not more so. Read More >>

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These Incredibly Animated Taiwanese Kung-Fu Puppets Also Breathe Fire — Your Move Fozzie

It was great to see the Muppets back in theaters, but Kermit plucking away on a banjo is no match for the incredibly life-like performances of these Taiwanese martial arts hand puppets that can even breathe fire. Read More >>

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Puppets Show Their Dramatic Side in The Narrative of Victor Karloch Trailer

I'm a big fan of the Muppets, but I'm equally impressed by the dramatic and creepy performances of the puppets used in this first trailer for The Narrative of Victor Karloch, produced by Heather Henson and The Jim Henson Foundation. Read More >>