Crowdfund An RPG Set In Ancient Egypt, Apocalyptic Pony Toys And More!

It's an eclectic mix of goodness in this week's look at all things Crowdfunding. We've got a ridiculously cool looking boardgame based on Conan The Barbarian, the continuation of the original Star Trek through fan films, and a pen and paper RPG with what is possibly my favourite name for anything ever. » 1/23/15 4:34pm 1/23/15 4:34pm

Conan O'Brien Becomes An Animated Archer Character And Battles Mobsters

On a very special segment of Conan, late-night TV host Conan O'Brien didn't just have the voice of Sterling Archer, H. Jon Benjamin, on his couch to promote the new season of Archer. He actually became an animated Archer-style character and got involved in the spy's shoot-em-up hijinks. » 1/21/15 12:15pm 1/21/15 12:15pm

Conan Thinks Call Of Duty's Funeral Is Stupid, Too

8 Vastly Overqualified Actors Who Played Ridiculous Villains

Good actors know the value of a good villain; from Richard III to Dracula, some times the best bad guys are much more interesting than the heroes. Some times… but not always. Here are eight incredibly talented actors who completely wasted their talents as silly cinematic scoundrels. » 5/19/14 10:00am 5/19/14 10:00am

Conan O'Brien's The Walking Dead special was astoundingly awesome

The second half of The Walking Dead's (pretty excellent) season 4 begins on this Sunday evening, but last night talk show host Conan O'Brien welcomed the show back with a full-on undead extravaganza, complete with zombie lesbians making out, Daryl singing, and the greatest cold open in Conan history. » 2/07/14 7:20am 2/07/14 7:20am

The 10 most insane alternate reality versions of popular superheroes

You would think that having the powers of a radioactive spider, or wearing a cape to a fight, would qualify as crazy enough for comic books. Not so. Comics delve into alternate worlds that show different sides of their superheroes - nutbag, wacko-smacko sides. Take a look at the looniest alternate reality versions… » 11/18/13 10:00am 11/18/13 10:00am

Conan O'Brien bribes Harrison Ford for news on next Star Wars movie

Harrison Ford was on last night's Conan, and the talk show host, as desperate for Star Wars: Episode VII news as any one, tried to bribe the actor with $1,000 in cash for details about the much-anticipated movie. Ford took it, and then he spilled everything he knew about the movie! » 8/16/13 11:20am 8/16/13 11:20am

Dark Horse is adapting Hour of the Dragon, Howard's best Conan story

A few weeks ago at the comic shop, I stumbled across a new Conan series. But not just any Conan series. Dark Horse is adapting the only Conan novel, The Hour of the Dragon, over two six-issue runs. I had to check it out. So is it any good? Yeah, it’s really good. » 7/03/13 11:45am 7/03/13 11:45am

What if Conan the Barbarian was your spirit guide?

As you walk through modern life, you might need a no-nonsense voice to guide you away from self-pity, doubt, and the secret rites of blood donation volunteers. In By Crom! artist Rachel Kahn imagines that she is in constant consultation with the pulp hero Conan the Cimmerian. » 5/04/13 10:00am 5/04/13 10:00am

Frank Darabont's Brilliant Pitch for a New Conan the Barbarian Movie

Yesterday we premiered the first taste of our amazing exclusive roundtable interview with legendary movie poster artist Drew Struzan, director Frank Darabont, and Being Human's Sam Witwer, with an update on Darabont's Godzilla. » 1/23/13 11:00am 1/23/13 11:00am

10 Pieces of Advice from Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Can…

Some people look to religion or well-thought-out systems of ethics when choosing the rules to live their life by — and some people are more comfortable relating to pop culture. Science fiction and fantasy movies provide plenty of wise mentors, who tell the heroes exactly what they needed to know. » 12/02/11 10:05am 12/02/11 10:05am

Conan script doctor compares writing a flop movie to working on a…

In a graceful and funny column for Quora, screenwriter Sean Hood — whose most recent project was Conan the Barbarian — explains what it feels like to write a movie that tanks at the box office. He compares the excitement (and occasionally self-deluded expectations) as similar to joining a political campaign. He writes: » 8/25/11 10:43am 8/25/11 10:43am

Why "Sticky Characters" Make a Book Memorable

I've been thinking about the books I enjoy the most and it turns out that all of them have what I'd call "sticky" characters. By that I mean that when I look back on the book, the thing that jumps out at me first is the characters - not the plot, the prose, the theme, the worldbuilding or underlying ideas, but the… » 8/22/11 3:00pm 8/22/11 3:00pm

A few rules you should follow before watching Conan the Barbarian

The remake of Conan the Barbarian hits theaters today, and you've got your meat skewers and leather nutslinger ready to go. The problem? Conan the Barbarian is a cult classic that has already spawned a series of bad sequels and imitators, and unfortunately it has now spawned a bad remake as well. But you need » 8/19/11 3:05pm 8/19/11 3:05pm

Stephen Lang: Conan the Barbarian is not big on subtext

Stephen Lang has become the go-to guy for gung-ho older soldiers, from Col. Quaritch in Avatar to the time-traveling colonist Nathaniel Taylor in Terra Nova. But maybe the most intense role he's played yet is the evil warlord Khalar Zym in the new Conan the Barbarian. » 8/17/11 1:40pm 8/17/11 1:40pm

The Blood and Awesomeness-Soaked Trailer that Conan DESERVES! [NSFW]

Come on, we've got a hard R new Conan film coming out with plenty of red band footage online. Did you think I wasn't going to do a trailer? » 8/11/11 12:04pm 8/11/11 12:04pm

Bryan Cranston explains the new Cohaagen in the Total Recall reboot!…

Two more actors join Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim. Hugh Jackman talks Real Steel, while Rose McGowan discusses the new Conan. Eureka's animated Christmas special adds a BSG admiral. Plus promo photos from the new Judge Dredd movie! » 7/26/11 6:00am 7/26/11 6:00am

The motherlode of rumors for The Avengers! Plus tons of new videos for…

A familiar face will appear in The Avengers after all, and could an unexpected comic book character be along for the ride as well? Joe Johnston has big plans for new Captain America, Jurassic Park, and even Star Wars movies! » 7/19/11 6:00am 7/19/11 6:00am

What does a Dark Knight Rises filming announcement reveal about Bane's…

Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University has revealed Christopher Nolan's upcoming filming plans for the campus, and it sounds like this could be the scene of an epic event that was originally seen in the comics, and a serious confrontation between villains. » 7/11/11 6:00am 7/11/11 6:00am

An absolutely insane rumor reveals the potential new star of…

We don't know much about The Dark Knight Rises, but we do know it involves tons of parachuting. A former Doctor Who companion may be about to star in a major scifi movie. Plus Olivia Wilde talks Cowboys & Aliens! » 7/06/11 6:00am 7/06/11 6:00am