Why Del Toro Told The Crimson Peak Cast To Keep Secrets From Each Other

Guillermo del Toro's detail-oriented approach fuels every aspect of Crimson Peak, his new horror movie. On set, he knew every part of the house, down to the books in the library. And not only did he give his actors detailed biographies of their characters, but he encouraged them to keep information from each other. » 7/31/14 1:20pm 26 minutes ago

The Tortured History Of Earth's First 500 Million Years

New research suggests the Earth was pummelled by four gigantic asteroids measuring at least 600 miles across in its early days — impacts that would have rebooted the surface, boiled off the oceans, and extinguished any fledgling life. Here's what we now know about the Late Bombardment Era and its affect on our… » 7/31/14 1:15pm 31 minutes ago

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 Today 12:41pm

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 Today 12:21pm

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