Ursula K. Le Guin’s most famous short story is probably “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas.” It’s a modified version of a thought experiment from Fyodor Dovstoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov, and in turn it’s helped inspire a raft of similar stories. But “Omelas” isn’t just an interesting idea—it’s a provocation. »
Films like Fury Road (which came 30 years after the previous entry in the Mad Max series, Beyond Thunderdome) and TV shows like Doctor Who (over a decade between old and new eras) proved that a series’ return after a long wait can be cause for much celebration. »
When will an iconic superheroine show up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Lucy Lawless has bad news about that Xena revival. Peter Capaldi teases his favorite moment from Doctor Who’s next season. Plus, brief teasers for The Bastard Executioner, and a new look at The Flash’s new costume. To me, my spoilers! »
Peter Capaldi’s first year on Doctor Who was layered with a lot of questions about the morality of the Doctor’s adventures. And one idea that came up was the notion that the Doctor had made the Daleks stronger in the course of fighting them. Capaldi tells io9 that the Doctor absolutely believes he made the Daleks… »
And Jennifer Lawrence says she would be open to returning as Mystique in future X-Men films. Daniel Craig denies a Force Awakens cameo. Plus, a crucial Game of Thrones character returns for season six, learn more about Westworld, and Bryan Fuller talks Hannibal’s future. Spoilers Now! »
It’s a post Comic-Con blowout with reactions for Ash vs Evil Dead, Doctor Who, Legends of Tomorrow and more. A slew of casting announcements for DC’s superhero TV shows change everything. Joe Quesada discusses the new Spider-Man costume. Plus, Guillermo del Toro on Pacific Rim 2. So many spoilers! »
Jada Pinkett Smith really wants to be part of a second Suicide Squad. Ron Perlman still wants a third Hellboy. Plus, see Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1 in action, new clips from Ant-Man, Sam Raimi talks Ash vs Evil Dead, and our first look at Damien and the Sherlock Christmas special. It’s time for Spoilers!
Steven Moffat, Michelle Gomez, Jenna Coleman, and Peter Capaldi—in his first ever Comic-Con—packed Hall H to talk the aftermath of season eight and to preview what’s ahead for the Doctor, Clara, and Missy in season nine. But Capaldi also explained what makes the Doctor different from human characters. »
The Doctor is back, but what’s taken him so long? Find out in our first look at Doctor Who season nine, hot off the presses from the show’s Comic-Con panel! »
We’ve known Doctor Who Lego was coming for a while, and that it would be coming to Lego Dimensions, Lego’s new mash-up video game, which brings together a bunch of pop culture properties through Lego bricks. But now we can see in action, and it looks wonderful. The Doctor and Batman together? Yes please.
And how much of Edgar Wright’s original script is still in Ant-Man? Henry Cavill says Batman v Superman isn’t a Superman movie. Bruce Campbell talks Ash vs Evil Dead. Some familiar DC voices will be appearing in Vixen. Plus, clips from Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Daredevil set pictures. Behold, Spoilers!
How will future Terminator films handle John Connor? Netflix may be having trouble deciding how to take on Iron Fist. Plus there’s a ton more Batman v Superman details, speculation on the return of a certain Game of Thrones star, and new looks at Mockingjay Part 2 and Once Upon A Time. Spoilers Get! »
Ben Affleck hints that Batman and Wonder Woman will know each other’s secrets in Batman v Superman. Corey Stoll discusses Yellowjacket’s motivation in Ant-Man. Plus, new looks at Mission Impossible 5, Deadpool, Ash vs. Evil Dead, The Walking Dead and more. So many Spoilers!
Channing Tatum talks about preparing to play Gambit. Fear The Walking Dead is all about families. Syfy announces a strange new horror series. Plus, what’s to come on Zoo and Under the Dome, more Fantastic Four footage, a female director returns to Doctor Who, and Agent Carter hits Comic-Con. Spoilers get! »
River Song has become a bit of a controversial figure on Doctor Who—even the fans who like her aren’t sure they want her to return to the show. But while River isn’t back on the TV show for now, she is making the leap to Doctor Who audio plays. And this time, she gets to have adventures with classic Doctors. »
The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed… »
Did you ever think we’d be talking about the new Mad Max and Jurassic movies as two of the summer’s most important releases? Sometimes, a series can be all but forgotten for years or decades, after too many underwhelming sequels. But which series made the most amazing comeback? »
Patrick Macnee, who just died, embodied the ultimate gentleman adventurer for millions of people. As John Steed in The Avengers, he proved that an old-school gent could be ready for anything—whether it be robot killing machines, or a tough, self-assured lady in a catsuit. »
It has begun. The first piece of the schedule for San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is now online, covering preview night on Wednesday July 8 as well as Thursday July 9. (Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be revealed on those corresponding days this week.) »
Are we three years from a new Indiana Jones? Kenneth Branagh may return for Thor: Ragnarok. A crazy new Star Wars rumor hints that everything we thought we knew about the second Anthologies film may actually be about a new TV series. Plus Ant-Man pictures, Wolverine in X-Men Apocalypse, and more. Spoilers! »