What Madness Does Marvel Have In Store For Squirrel Girl?

Here's the deal: Marvel has just registered a trademark on the ridiculous, fan-favorite superheroine Squirrel Girl. As Bleeding Cool rightly points out, Marvel usually only bothers to do officially register a character when a movie, TV show, videogame or cartoon featuring said character is on the way. So what the hell… » 7/31/14 12:41pm 29 minutes ago

Project Almanac's Recipe For Character-Driven Time Travel Stories

Project Almanac is a thoughtfully crafted found footage-style film that keeps its way-out time-travel premise grounded, thanks to authentic performances and well-composed visuals. We talked to director Dean Israelite, and he told us the secret of making a high-concept science fiction film feel realistic. » 7/31/14 12:21pm 49 minutes ago

The Cast Promises The Strain Is Only Going To Get Crazier And Grosser

At first glance, The Strain almost looks as though it could be a standard disease-outbreak drama about the CDC trying to understand a pandemic. Until it hits you that this is a Guillermo del Toro show about vampires. The cast told us about the moment it hit them what kind of show they're on, and what's next. » 7/31/14 10:28am Today 10:28am

12 Sequels That Completely Change How You View The Original Story

Most of the time, sequels are at best entertaining, and at worst an affront to the memory of the original. But once in a great while, a sequel comes along that makes you rethink everything you thought you knew about the original story. Here are 12 sequels that pull back and show you the bigger picture. » 7/31/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

The Russian Gecko Sex Satellite Now Has Its Very Own Poster

To honor the geckos in the mating experiment aboard the Foton-M4 satellite, which the Russian space agency lost contact with for a few days last week, artist Fernando Reza has made this fanciful poster imagining those geckos floating about their weightless sex den. » 7/31/14 9:51am Today 9:51am

Here's Our Best Look Yet At Rosetta's "Rubber Ducky" Comet

The Rosetta spacecraft has been chasing comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for more than a decade. Now, with arrival less than a week away, the distance between the spacecraft and its quarry is rapidly shrinking. Meanwhile, Rosetta continues to return clearer and clearer images of the double-lobed "rubber ducky comet." » 7/31/14 9:15am Today 9:15am