These are the greatest adventure stories of the 19th century

Writer and classic book-lister extraordinaire Joshua Glenn is at it again. Now that he's catalogued Radium Age science fiction, he's starting to work on a definitive list of the greatest adventure stories of the 19th century. Victoriana lovers, dive in! » 9/09/13 4:33pm 9/09/13 4:33pm

This wordless, richly animated short fantasy adventure film is nine…

Drop everything you're doing and hit play on The Reward, a graduation film from Denmark's The Animation Workshop. This fantasy film about a pair of wannabe adventurers who stumble upon a treasure map plays with a mishmash of animation styles (including a few shades of Adventure Time contrasted against rich light… » 1/27/13 10:00am 1/27/13 10:00am

High-Res Harry Potter stills showcase the agony of Severus Snape

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 may be the most visually stunning of all the Potters, judging from 32 ultra-high-res stills the studio just released. » 7/01/11 2:06pm 7/01/11 2:06pm

Taking an inflatable bounce-castle ride across a lake

No, it's not science fiction. it's three Englishmen floating across an Italian lake in a bouncey castle, one of whom dons a felt shark costume, while interrupting an international regatta. It's a bloody dream come true. Love it. [Geekosystem] » 5/19/10 12:40pm 5/19/10 12:40pm

The Spawn of Dragon Ball

If this weekend's release of Dragonball: Evolution has left you in the mood to look up some similar manga and anime, we've rounded up some of the stories that followed in Dragon Ball's footsteps. » 4/11/09 9:00am 4/11/09 9:00am

Frozen French Femme Fights Ferocious Fearsomes

Director Luc Besson's company EuropaCorp announced today that they have acquired the rights to Aventures Extraordinaires d'Adele Blanc-Sec, a French graphic novel series that's been published since 1976. Adele Blanc-Sec, a popular novelist turned journalist, investigates mysterious happenings as a sort of one-woman … » 1/28/08 3:30pm 1/28/08 3:30pm

Solar Flare Divides World Into Pirates and Art Collectors

A giant solar flare hits the Earth and decimates the entire Eastern hemisphere, killing millions of people and mutating others into hideous creatures. Would you run for the hills or start trying to save the world's greatest art treasures? Most people would probably be busy building a seriously badass underground… » 12/20/07 8:30am 12/20/07 8:30am