Best and Worst Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies of 2011

Every year, it's easy to come up with a long list of the year's worst science fiction and fantasy movies. Reels and reels of garbage arrive in cinemas with shocking regularity. But it's a good year when you can think of half a dozen great genre films off the top of your head. By that standard, 2011 was a good year. »12/28/11 3:27pm12/28/11 3:27pm

Vote for the most excellent beefcake of 2011

This was the year of beefcake. Sorry, Sucker Punch — the biggest genre spectacles of the year were all about half-naked men, with bodies so sculpted that they look like the muscles on Tim Burton's Batsuit. But which science fiction and fantasy properties had the best half-naked men? There's only one way to decide...… »12/22/11 12:03pm12/22/11 12:03pm

Lessons that 2011 Has Taught the Entertainment Industry

This year has been a wild ride for lovers of science fiction and fantasy. Some hugely expensive, massively hyped projects have failed, but also some new mega-hits have been born. Hollywood is struggling with sagging movie ticket sales and TV ratings, and book publishers are facing a rapidly changing world. It's a… »12/21/11 11:00am12/21/11 11:00am