Amazing Spider-Man 2 Turned A Female Scientist Into A Male Nazi

If you've seen Amazing Spider-Man 2, you might know that the movie has a few issues. We've just discovered a new one, and it's very possibly the most infuriating nonsense yet. Remember the clichéd German mad scientist named Kafka who tortures Elektro? Well, that's actually supposed to be a heroic female scientist, a… » 5/07/14 7:00pm 5/07/14 7:00pm

Is Another Surprising Game Of Thrones Character Marked For Death?

Don't expect to see Miles Morales take over as the movie Spider-Man, ever. There's an unsubstantiated rumor about the title of Star Wars: Episode VII. Early reviews of Mad Max: Fury Road are ridiculously upbeat. Plus, Andy Serkis is advising on the Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Spoilers now! » 5/02/14 6:00am 5/02/14 6:00am

What The Amazing Spider-Man 2 doesn't get about Peter Parker's heroism

A conversation I had with Lightninglouie on his post about Slate's Amazing Spider-Man 2 review got me thinking a little more about an aspect of the Spider-Man mythos that the movie changes- and how this reinventing of Peter Parker is making him less of an interesting character. Mild TASM2 Spoilers below the cut! » 4/27/14 4:39pm 4/27/14 4:39pm

Which Studio's Attempt To Copy Marvel's Movie Universe Is Most Doomed?

The rules have changed for superhero movies. Any studio that's serious about being in the game is openly trying to copy Marvel's comic-book-esque strategy of a shared universe and an interlocking series of series, with crossovers. But which studio is most likely to succeed in grabbing at Marvel's crown? » 3/31/14 10:20am 3/31/14 10:20am

Major scoops for Avengers, Terminator 5, Dr Strange and Game of Thrones

Could Marvel make a Captain Marvel movie instead of a solo Black Widow film? Rachel McAdams leaves Passengers. Terminator: Genesis casts a major supporting charater. Peter Dinklage discusses Tyrion in Game of Thrones season 4. Plus, Kevin Feige explains magic in Doctor Strange and a building-sized Captain America » 3/17/14 6:00am 3/17/14 6:00am