Catch Up On Batman v Superman, The Ring 3, Resident Evil 6 And Avatar 2

The Star Wars Expanded Universe may not be as dead as some people believed. The Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts gets a veteran Potter director. A major Marvel villain comes to Agents of SHIELD, and Syfy's The Expanse gets two more stars. Plus a startling Doctor Who hint. Spoilers right now! » 8/22/14 6:00am Yesterday 6:00am

This Week's TV: A Doctor Who Alum Stars In The Year's Weirdest New Show

This week is all about endings and beginnings. Peter Capaldi begins his tenure as the curmudgeonly new Doctor on Doctor Who while True Blood meets its true death. And amidst the season finales of Korra and The Last Ship, we get two oddball premieres: Bojack Horseman and the profoundly strange Intruders. » 8/18/14 9:00am Monday 9:00am

This Was Actually A Pretty Decent Episode Of Falling Skies

Falling Skies is always at its best when it's dealing with mild body horror — the show's original "hook" was the harnessed children, and since then the most compelling stuff has always involved humans being changed by contact with aliens. So it was nice to see a lot of that in last Sunday's episode. » 8/13/14 1:20pm 8/13/14 1:20pm

This Week's TV: Adventure Time Reveals Finn And Jake's Parents' Past

This week, Discovery hosts its celebration of all things shark, but which specials are worth watching? We've got you covered. Plus, we're nearing the end of True Blood; mini golf gets serious on Gravity Falls, and we get to see the mystery-solving past of Finn and Jake's parents on Adventure Time. » 8/11/14 9:00am 8/11/14 9:00am

Tom Mason's Egomania Finally Costs Him, On Falling Skies

You know, there's probably a historical precedent for a leader who overreaches and over-promises, while hypocritically protecting his own family from the consequences of their actions. Napoelon, maybe? In any case, last night's Falling Skies finally showed Tom Mason falling short. Thank goodness. Spoilers ahead... » 8/04/14 4:13pm 8/04/14 4:13pm

This Week's TV: A Time-Travel Romance Is This Summer's Must-Watch Show

Battlestar Galactica producer Ronald D. Moore returns to television this week with his adaptation of the hit Outlander novels—and you won't want to miss it. Plus, True Blood goes on a drug-fueled search for a dead character, Teen Wolf deals with a mysterious outbreak, and someone is targeting the Candy Kingdom elite… » 8/04/14 9:00am 8/04/14 9:00am

This Week's TV: Will The Manhattan Project Show Have West Wing's Magic?

While childhood secrets are revealed on this week's Masters of Sex, another behind-the-scenes science drama debuts on Sunday: Manhattan, which takes us inside the secret city that helped create the atomic bomb. Plus, Phineas & Ferb takes on Star Wars—and it's bound to be goofy. See all the details below! » 7/21/14 9:00am 7/21/14 9:00am

20 Screenwriting Tricks And Tropes We Never Need To See Again

Pop culture is a never-ending source of wonder and amazement. We're seeing some really top-notch, innovative writing across every medium right now. But there's also a lot of tired, warmed-over stuff, that feels copy-pasted from script to script. Here are 20 screenwriting moves we'd be happy never to see again. » 7/16/14 10:00am 7/16/14 10:00am

Falling Skies's Villain Conference Is Today's Most Wonderful Cheesefest

They don't make villain conferences like this any more. One of the interchangeable aliens from this season of Falling Skies grabs a lump of coal and scrunches it into a red diamond, so he can have a teleconference with another alien, in a burning hellscape lifted from a Mortal Kombat game. » 7/14/14 5:36pm 7/14/14 5:36pm

Pictures of a New Doctor Who Character Reveal the Return of an Old Foe!

James Gunn shoots down every possible Nova rumor for Guardians of the Galaxy and shares a photo of Yondu. The Star Trek 3 writers talk about how they hope to honor the 50th anniversary of the franchise. Mad Max is going to be dialogue-light. And Mark Ruffalo shares his thoughts about Planet Hulk. Spoilers now! » 7/01/14 6:00am 7/01/14 6:00am

Character Hints For Captain America 3, Batman v. Superman, and Arrow!

Yes, Nathan Fillion is turning up in a Marvel movie soon. Batman v. Superman is going classic with Wonder Woman, and another new superhero may join Arrow. Plus, early Transformers 4 reviews reveal some plot details, Gotham wants to add Mr. Freeze to its line-up, and Sleepy Hollow tackles the Pied Piper. Spoilers now! » 6/24/14 6:00am 6/24/14 6:00am