10 TV Shows That Hooked Us In The First 5 Minutes (And How They Did It)

We're just a few days away from the start of the fall TV season in earnest. Tons of new TV shows will be displaying their bright plumage for you. But these days, a TV show has to move fast to hook people. Here are 10 TV shows that won us over in just five minutes — and what they did to grab us. » 9/17/14 10:00am Wednesday 10:00am

Will the Next Batman Movie Really Be Based on Batman Beyond?

Could Amazing Spider-Man 4 be an Avengers-style team movie? Could a Sandman or Fables film be coming soon? Is Chronicle 2 in trouble, and is 20,000 Leagues dead? Plus Brad Bird's Tomorrowland gets its female lead, Gina Carano joins Avengelyne, and Arrow finds a Black Canary. Plus updates on The Crow and Dead Space. » 7/19/13 6:00am 7/19/13 6:00am

10 Science Fiction TV Spin-offs That Are Great in their Own Right

Soon enough, we're going to be watching spin-offs of The Vampire Diaries and Once Upon a Time, proving that too much of a good thing is never enough. Spin-offs often seem like pointless cash grabs — but there have been some fantastic exceptions. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy spin-offs that actually rule. » 7/11/13 9:02am 7/11/13 9:02am

What's the greatest show to ever get canceled? (...besides Firefly)

Oh, it's a doozy of a "Postal Apocalypse" this week! We've got the X-Men hurting themselves! Where the hell Sailor Moon went! Only one zombie question! And, because you demanded it — for some reason — I am going to exclusively reveal what each member of the Justice League is packing in their tights! » 5/29/13 8:20am 5/29/13 8:20am

10 Reasons the Next Batman Movie Should be Batman Beyond

Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy has ended once and for all, and the Dark Knight's future remains totally in question. The Caped Crusader is a total cash cow, so he's pretty much guaranteed to return to theaters soon, both as part of the Justice League and in his own solo pictures. But what should the next Bat-movie… » 8/28/12 10:03am 8/28/12 10:03am

Cartoon Network's next Batman series could be the weirdest Bat-cartoon…

We've grown to love Batman: The Brave and the Bold, but its replacement as Cartoon Network's regular Batman show will definitely have a hard time growing on us. Beware the Batman, coming in 2013, features weirdly angular computer-animated artwork, plus a gun-toting Alfred. And instead of Robin, Batman's sidekick will… » 10/05/11 8:40am 10/05/11 8:40am

10 Greatest Rappers Who Starred in Science Fiction and Fantasy Films

In space, nobody can hear you freestyle. But that hasn't stopped some of hip-hop's greatest legends from appearing in some classic science fiction and fantasy movies. From battling killer sharks to fighting off ghosts on Mars, some of our favorite rappers have also become some of our favorite SF heroes. » 2/17/11 10:35am 2/17/11 10:35am

Why Did We Never See Neal Stephenson's Future-Batman Movie?

Batman Beyond, the darkest and most futuristic animated Batman series, came close to becoming a live-action movie before Warners decided to go with Bat-origin story Batman Begins instead. The story of a teenager who becomes the new Batman in the dystopian future of 2040, thanks to a cybernetic Batsuit, Batman Beyond » 6/18/08 1:00pm 6/18/08 1:00pm