What’s Wrong With The Supergirl Trailer? Everything And Nothing.


Greetings my post-apocalyptic pen pals! Full disclosure: We have lost all pen technology in my dark future. However, I do know who the best supervillain on TV is, what Thanos’ evil plan in the MCU is, and more, so it all works out, more or less. Besides, we still have pencils, even if we mostly use them to stab tiny… » 5/21/15 12:42pm Thursday 12:42pm

Simon Pegg Worries The Love Of Science Fiction Is Making Us "Childish"

In a new interview with the Radio Times, Simon Pegg says that the genre that he’s spent pretty much his entire career celebrating could actually be causing society to become “infantilized.” And he might want to “retire from geekdom.” Is he trolling, or has he really gotten so little out of years of science fiction? » 5/18/15 9:55pm 5/18/15 9:55pm

Hot Toys' Vision Phases Into A Fabulous-Looking Existence

He may have had to wait for all the main Avengers to get their toys first, but finally, here he is: Behold, The Vision, in the plastic/synthezoid flesh! Hot Toys’ latest Age of Ultron figure is so pretty, it’ll prove that even an android a wallet can cry as you fork over the cash for this Avenging Android figure. » 5/15/15 5:30pm 5/15/15 5:30pm

Avengers Concept Art Shows A Scarier Ultron, And The Scariest Hulk Ever

Age of Ultron has only been in theaters for — what, 11 days? — but the movie’s concept art has already begun to hit the internet. Check out a variety of alternate costumes for Quicksilver, other possibilities for Ultron Mark I and the Iron Legion, and a Hulk pic that will haunt your nightmares. » 5/12/15 3:15pm 5/12/15 3:15pm

Small-Scale Marvel Movies We'd Love To See (But Will Never Get Made)

As much as we love the wham-bam-pow of the Avengers fighting larger-than-life foes, sometimes we wish that we could have smaller Marvel movies, focused on what the characters do when they’re not punching robots. Here are our pitches for lower budget, character-driven movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. » 5/12/15 1:35pm 5/12/15 1:35pm

Black Widow Absent From A Toy Based On One Of Her Coolest AoU Moments

The history of Marvel Merchandise’s long, confusing and mostly terrible history with Black Widow’s presence on toy shelves is exactly that: long, confusing, and mostly terrible. But never fear, true believers — somehow toy-based representation of Black Widow can get even worse! Wait, what? » 5/11/15 4:41pm 5/11/15 4:41pm

How To Make Black Widow Truly Awesome, According To Richard K. Morgan

Black Widow’s rise to badassery arguably began in 2004, when Richard K. Morgan wrote a miniseries that revamped her backstory and gave her a much stronger inner life. And now that we’re all talking about Black Widow in the wake of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Morgan has some thoughts about how to achieve her full… » 5/08/15 12:07pm 5/08/15 12:07pm

Why Michael Bay Can Make Movies About Cartoons That Kids Can’t See

Greetings but no salutations, my friends! We have no time for salutations because we have important things to talk about! Why is Michael Bay allowed to turn TMNT into softcore porn? What the hell is happening to Sansa on Game of Thrones? And, most importantly, why do I hate Batman? (Answer: I’m secretly Egghead.) » 5/07/15 12:00pm 5/07/15 12:00pm

9 Dumbest Ways To Reboot The Marvel Movie Universe

Avengers: Age of Ultron launches Phase 3 of Marvel’s movie universe. Which means even more interconnected stories, and brings us closer to the inevitable time when the universe is crushed under its own weight and has to restart from scratch. Here are the nine absolute worst ways that Marvel could reboot its movies. » 5/05/15 11:24am 5/05/15 11:24am