12 Great Science Fiction Actors Who Don't Get Enough Props

Science fiction is an actor's dream. The genre has created some breakout stars, like Harrison Ford, but it's also turned scores of working actors into beloved fan-favorites, who work the convention circuit. But here are 12 great science fiction actors who swing for the fences, and just don't get the appreciation they… » 5/17/13 10:31am 5/17/13 10:31am

How will Arrow escape the curse of superhero TV shows?

Television is littered with failed superhero TV shows. If you don't count Person of Interest, then only the only successful superhero shows of the past decade are Smallville and (for a while) Heroes. So how will Arrow, the new DC Comics adaptation launching on the CW this fall, avoid the curse of the superhero show?… » 7/20/12 3:51pm 7/20/12 3:51pm

Turns out Batman's cape is lethal. To himself.

Bruce Wayne's batsuit is hardly a batsuit without a cape, but physicists at the University of Leicester have determined that the Dark Knight's memory cloth cape — which snaps into a rigid form when exposed to an electric current — is pretty much a one-time-use accessory. Not because it would break or anything, but… » 7/09/12 5:00pm 7/09/12 5:00pm