Still confused by Cloud Atlas? Infographic & featurettes break it down

There's an awful lot going on in Cloud Atlas, the time-spanning, super-ambitious movie that's out on DVD and Blu-ray today. Six time periods, tons of characters, the same actors playing different characters, all cutting back and forth. So here's a super handy chart and some featurettes from the DVD, to explain it to… »5/14/13 2:03pm

Life of Pi could be the year's second most gorgeous fantasy movie

Directors have had mixed success adapting fantastical, challenging literary novels for the big screen. Just a few years ago, Peter Jackson tried to adapt Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones using oceans of computer-generated psychedelia, and he face-planted. More recently, the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer threw money at the… »11/21/12 12:00pm

Did Cloud Atlas' "Yellowface" problem help to sink it at the box office?

It's official: Cloud Atlas is a flop. At least in the United States. Made for a reported $100 million, the book adaptation barely scratched $10 million in its opening weekend — but some observers say the film could make a tidy profit overseas, where most of its funding came from. Still, it's hard not to ask: Did the… »10/29/12 6:00pm

16-minute behind-the-scenes look at Cloud Atlas shows the terrible fate that awaits our planet

Check out this massive behind-the-scenes reel from Cloud Atlas. Every time period is shown, including Andy and Lana Wachowski's terrifying future worlds. We're especially taken with the post-apocalyptic speech in the jungle future, where cannibal Hugh Grant is a huge problem. Check out this massive collection of… »10/22/12 10:55am

Which iconic Doctor Who companions will return for the show's 50th birthday?

Chris Hemsworth reveals what director Alan Taylor brings to Thor: The Dark World. Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow hints at a crucial cameo. The creator of Carnivale is producing a brand new Dracula TV series, starring The Tudors' Jonathan Rhys-Meyers. Arrow adds to its Royal Flush Gang. Plus Once Upon a Time and 666… »10/09/12 9:00am