Ultra is the weakest secret organization ever, on The Tomorrow People

Last week's Tomorrow People saw Ultra raising its game. The organization dedicated to hunting down super-mutants actually showed some teeth — but this week, Ultra is weaker than ever. To the point where I'm starting to wonder if the boastful name is a case of overcompensation. Spoilers ahead... » 11/14/13 1:01pm 11/14/13 1:01pm

More Maxwell Coming Your Way In Get Smart 2

After the good-not-great performance that Get Smart » 10/08/08 9:30am 10/08/08 9:30am did at the box office — combined with it being one of the only comedies without Seth Rogen in it — it was only a matter of time until the WB locked down Steve Carell for another movie. According to the trades: "The studio is mobilizing a sequel for Carell to return…

Let's Hope Get Smart Sequel Doesn't Get Too Dumb

Despite her ongoing reinvention as a serious actress (see this week » 9/23/08 10:34am 9/23/08 10:34am's with the weird cover) Anne Hathaway is dying to do another movie. Since the first one did ($129 million domestically, $223 million worldwide) she may get her chance. Unfortunately, her idea for what would happen in a sequel is a little ooky.…

Universe's Greatest Garbage Ship Finally Conquers DVD

The silliest science fiction comedy of all time is finally coming to DVD. The short-lived 1970s show Quark » 8/11/08 2:00pm 8/11/08 2:00pm bounced between parodying and , and just making up its own demented jokes about Ficus the plant guy. We were pleased to discover we weren't the only ones who loved this show, when we from it in February. The…

Hulk Missed Beating Get Smart By... Well, By A Lot, Actually

Remember how we said Incredible Hulk had to pull in an impressive second weekend box office to be considered a hit? And how the Hulk movie really had to beat Get Smart? Well, get in the lotus position and stare at a metronome - we've got some upsetting news. Get Smart pulverized TIH at the box-office, taking in $39… » 6/23/08 12:10pm 6/23/08 12:10pm

Can Old-School Jewish Humor Survive in the Future?

Get Smart is essentially the comedy equivalent of one of William Gibson's recent novels. It's present-day science fiction, filled with superspies and high-tech gadgets that just might exist in real life if you squint. Looked at from that perspective, you'd think the film would be a slam-dunk. Steve Carell plays the… » 6/20/08 4:12pm 6/20/08 4:12pm

What's Scarier: The Newest Transformers, Or Ali Larter's Outfit In Heroes?

Reading spoilers is a powerful celebration of our faith that tomorrow's media can be better than today's. Renew your faith in the future by watching new videos from Get Smart, Incredible Hulk, Fringe and Doctor Who. (And then have your faith shattered totally by awful set pics from Heroes season three. Oh well.)… » 6/05/08 6:00am 6/05/08 6:00am

Go On A Wild Date With Get Smart's "Uncle Handsome"

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson shares a behind the scene look into how he crafted Agent 23 for the comedy Get Smart — or, as he calls him, "Uncle Handsome." Watch in a special clip as Agent 23 throws people against walls, staples a mans head, and gets into random bouts of silliness with Agent 86 (Steve Carell). Johnson was… » 6/04/08 8:40am 6/04/08 8:40am