The Agents of SHIELD Are Laying The Groundwork For Captain America's Next Movie

When Agents of SHIELD began, its first season revolved around building up towards the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Now there’s another Captain America movie coming out next spring, and we can already see how Agents of SHIELD is laying some track down for it. Spoilers ahead... »9/30/15 11:00am9/30/15 11:00am

Deleted Age of Ultron Scene Explains Why Thor Was Playing in That Pool (Kind Of)

Avengers: Age of Ultron was pretty disjointed in places, but the disjointed-est moment had to be the scene of Thor thrashing about in that pool, hallucinating something-or-other, for no apparent reason. Now the full, original scene has shown up online, and it explains exactly what the hell Thor was doing... although… »9/28/15 2:32pm9/28/15 2:32pm

Everything You Need To Know About Marvel's "All-New, All-Different" Comic Universe

Next month, Marvel is introducing a whole new line up of comics—and a whole new universe to go with them. Don’t know your Earth-616 from your Earth-65? What the hell is with this Secret Wars thing? Will your favorite hero still have a comic? Will they even be the same person? Here’s everything you need to know going… »9/14/15 11:00am9/14/15 11:00am

The Most Ill-Advised Continuations of Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows

The X-Files, Heroes and Twin Peaks are all coming back to our screens soon, with at least some of the original castmembers returning. Sounds great—except that this sort of thing doesn’t always work out. Here are the most ignominious examples of classic TV shows that were reanimated...but they came back wrong. »8/31/15 4:22pm8/31/15 4:22pm

Hollywood Reboots Keep Using This Lazy Trope and It Makes Their Characters Look Like Idiots

This month Man from UNCLE hit theaters, the latest in a long line of movie adaptations of sixties TV shows. And like so many of these attempts to capitalize on name recognition, the reborn Man from UNCLE chose to tell an origin story. But not just any origin story — a very specific origin story. The “enemies forced to… »8/25/15 5:20pm8/25/15 5:20pm

What’s Next for the Marvel Movies After Infinity War?

Greetings, my fantastic friends! (finger guns) Don’t worry, not all the questions in this week’s mailbag are about a certain fantastic flop, although there are a few; I guess that’s what I get for not doing a FAQ. But I also try to solve one of Star Wars’s weirdest, nerdiest mysteries—why the hell is C-3PO programmed… »8/13/15 3:00pm8/13/15 3:00pm

Marvel Should Release The Longer Cut Of Age of Ultron Theatrically

The Avengers sequel didn’t quite stack up to the original Avengers, from 2012—depending on whom you talk to, it was either a little disappointing, or a major letdown. But I’m willing to bet that the original, longer cut of the film fixes most of the biggest problems. And Marvel should put it in theaters now. »7/28/15 5:26pm7/28/15 5:26pm

The Statue from the End of Avengers: Age of Ultron Is Real and Gorgeous

During the end credits of Age of Ultron, you may have noticed a giant statue of the Avengers fighting Ultron’s hordes (well, we hope you did, because it was the only thing shown then). But it turns this statue wasn’t just CG! It’s real, it’s beautiful, it’s at Comic-Con, and you can check it out right here. »7/09/15 7:40pm7/09/15 7:40pm