The Dragonball Z: Battle Of Gods Movie Needs A Divine Intervention

The first new Dragonball Z animation in 17 years, the Battle of Gods movie seems to have so much going for it: it's the first in-canon DBZ movie, creator Akira Toriyama worked deeply on it for the first time, and the nostalgia factor. But fans looking for the classic DBZ experience in BoG will likely be disappointed. » 10/09/14 9:30am 10/09/14 9:30am

Surprise! That Mysterious New Dragon Ball Character Is You

What a dirty trick to play, Bandai Namco. Introducing a never-before-seen character for Dragon Ball Xenoverse, leaving fans to wildly speculate for months before revealing it as the first Dragon Ball game that allows players to inject their own creations into the series' greatest battles. So sneaky. So good. » 8/13/14 3:55pm 8/13/14 3:55pm

12 Worst Attempts To Americanize Foreign TV Shows And Movies

Happy Independence Day! There are many reasons to celebrate America. And then, there's our tendency to borrow other people's stuff. Sometimes when Americans remake foreign properties, it turns out okay, like Let Me In. But often... not. Here are the dozen worst attempts to remake foreign TV shows and films. » 7/04/14 10:28am 7/04/14 10:28am

Goku's A God In The First English Trailer For The New Dragonball Z Film

It's been more than 17 years since Dragonball Z last had any new animation, so the movie Battle of Gods would be a big deal even if it hadn't been penned by creator Akira Toriyama himself and thus an official part of DBZ canon. But as this first-ever English trailer shows, it looks amazing anyways. » 6/20/14 7:50am 6/20/14 7:50am

14 Scifi and Fantasy Movies That Killed Actors' Careers

Fame is a fickle mistress. You never know when she will bestow her blessings upon you, and you don’t know when she’ll take it away — although starring in really crappy scifi and fantasy movies is a pretty good way to make the latter happen. Here are 15 poor souls whose movie careers ended rather abruptly. » 6/21/13 10:05am 6/21/13 10:05am

What The Hell Are You Talking About, Crazy Announcer?

You know a science fiction movie is going to be totally absurd and balls-to-the-wall when it starts off with a voiceover that just throws a giant ball of crazy at your head. Someone who is trying not to giggle gives a little speech about how there was a guy named Zaark 795, and he rose up against his brother, the… » 12/11/12 1:39pm 12/11/12 1:39pm

In Ecuador, insane giant sculptures of The Hulk and Hellboy invade on…

For New Year's Eve in Ecuador, massive paper-and-wood figures known as "años viejos" (Spanish for "old years") are burnt to usher out the past 365 days. These elaborate sculptures depict everyone from Chucky the evil doll to Cable from the X-Men, who are all summarily incinerated as the clock runs down. » 12/28/11 8:50pm 12/28/11 8:50pm

Stick A Spike In Caprica: James Marsters Joins The BSG Prequel

He's already livened up Torchwood, Smallville and Dragonball, but now Buffy's punky vampire, James Marsters, is joining the cast of Caprica, the prequel to Battlestar Galactica. He'll play a terrorist (presumably a monotheist) named Barnabus Greeley. Says EW's Michael Ausiello, "Driven by desires both moralistic and… » 8/18/09 2:20pm 8/18/09 2:20pm

What The Hell Are You Talking About, Crazy Announcer?

You know a science fiction movie is going to be totally absurd and balls-to-the-wall when it starts off with a voiceover that just throws a giant ball of crazy at your head. Someone who is trying not to giggle gives a little speech about how there was a guy named Zaark 795, and he rose up against his brother, the… » 6/12/09 12:00pm 6/12/09 12:00pm