Movie awards season is upon us and the National Board of Review is first out of the gate with a huge, but amazing, surprise. They’ve named Mad Max: Fury Road the best picture of the year. »
One of our favorite artists, Scott Park, illustrated the spaceships and vehicles in the original Star Wars trilogy to scale and it’s just so good. You get to see how a Stomtrooper compares in size to a Tauntaun to an X-34 Landspeeder to a TIE Fighter to the Millennium Falcon to the Death Star and everything else in… »
Star Wars: Battlefront’s Battle of Jakku downloadable content is now live for preorder customers, giving Star Wars fans their first taste of The Force Awakens. As it turns out, it tastes a lot like Tatooine. »
When the amazing team behind The Private Eye announces a surprise new comic series, you listen. And listen you should, because Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) and Marcos Martin (Batgirl: Year One, Doctor Strange: The Oath) have teamed up for Barrier, a new series that’s off to a really interesting start. »
Today ultraviolet lamps are used during lackluster raves. But they have an impressive history: They were first regularly used during World War I to secretly monitor spies. »
Disney harnessed the light side of the Force to create six variant Disney Infinity Star Wars figures with Lightsabers that actually light up. Then they tapped into the dark side to make each of the six exclusive to a different retailer.
When I was asked to do a piece for Gizmodo and io9, I confess I went a bit silly. I had the idea of describing a Lord of the Rings parallel universe, using the climactic scene in which the Dark Tower tumbles down, the Nazguls perish, the Ring is destroyed, the good guys win, and a new day dawns. »
Star Trek Into Darkness had plenty of unfortunate flaws, but if there’s one thing that it’s still mocked for, it’s how the production team approached keeping the identity of Benedict Cumberbatch’s villain away from moviegoers. Two years after the film came out, they’re finally starting to admit that was a mistake. »
When you think “Star Wars” and music, you think of John Williams. That’s a given. And Williams wrote the score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is out in just over two weeks. But he didn’t write all the music in the movie. »
The final issue of Marvel’s Secret Wars event has been delayed to January 6th. Secret Wars was meant to end in early October, ahead of Marvel’s universal reboot. The addition of a new issue, and this new delay mean that we’ll have spent three months experiencing the fallout of Secret Wars before it actually finishes. »
Vegging out in front of the TV can be a fun activity for a lazy Sunday, but while you’re binge-watching every episode of Jessica Jones, your weekend is passing you by. On Monday you’ll wonder where all that time went that you’d planned to use to fix up the house, read a book, and hang out with friends. »
In 2005, an intense heatwave struck a mountaintop rainforest in northeast Australia. Accounts of the event were rather apocalyptic: birds dropping dead out of the sky; entire patches of forest withering to a crisp. But the biggest casualty of all was a snow-white furball that scampered amongst the branches at the… »
Look. It’s officially December. That means a) Christmas is just 24 days away, and b), Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a mere 17 days away. So treat yourself to the impossibly delightful Gwendoline Christie in an amazing Captain Phasma dress, wielding a blaster rifle like the goddamn boss of the Galaxy she is. »
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