10 TV Shows That Hooked Us In The First 5 Minutes (And How They Did It)

We're just a few days away from the start of the fall TV season in earnest. Tons of new TV shows will be displaying their bright plumage for you. But these days, a TV show has to move fast to hook people. Here are 10 TV shows that won us over in just five minutes — and what they did to grab us. » 9/17/14 10:00am 9/17/14 10:00am

The Live-Action Ghost In The Shell Movie May Have Found Its Lead

The Wolf of Wall Street's Margot Robbie is in talks to lead DreamWorks' live-action adaptation of the 1995 hit anime movie Ghost in the Shell, to be directed by Snow White and the Huntsman's Rupert Sanders. Which makes it sound like DreamWorks is finally getting pretty serious about making this film. » 9/04/14 6:20am 9/04/14 6:20am

That Terrible, Depressing Fantastic Four Rumor? Totally Not True

Rumor has it Batman Vs. Superman will see the Justice League form without Superman. The live-action Ghost in the Shell movie has a director. Matt Damon raves about Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. Is the Agent Carter show filming soon? Plus, is Neil Blomkamp directing the pilot of the Halo TV show? Spoilers now! » 1/27/14 6:00am 1/27/14 6:00am

Animated movies that are better than most live-action blockbusters

While the summer movie blockbuster shuffle may make you think that live-action is the only way to go for a spectacle, we beg to differ. There are plenty of animated movies that can compete with the summer movie fare (if not completely trump them). In celebration of all things animated, here's our list of cartoon and… » 7/03/13 3:00pm 7/03/13 3:00pm

Check out the new Ghost in the Shell prequel anime, Arise

While I was hoping the recently announced new Ghost in the Shell anime would involve more cyber-police work than existential ennui, it turns out Arise will be a four-part prequel showing the history which eventually led Motoko Kusanagi to become a cyborg who fights crime while in her lingerie. I can dig that. Each of… » 2/12/13 6:40am 2/12/13 6:40am

Get your cyber-brain-jacks ready for more Ghost in the Shell

Tucked into the February issue of Kodansha's Monthly Young Magazine was an all-text page proclaiming the return of the quite popular Ghost in the Shell franchise to anime sometime this year. Here's what we know: Very little. It's subtitled Arise, it will be a series, and probably on TV, given the franchise's… » 1/15/13 9:05am 1/15/13 9:05am

This 30-second anime teaser has more concentrated awesome than a lot of…

Check out this amazing action-packed teaser for 009 Re: Cyborg, the new anime movie from Kenji Kamiyama, the director best known for Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. In just half a minute, there are some great glimpses of urban destruction, our hero flying and outrunning missiles, and running inside an… » 8/06/12 2:31pm 8/06/12 2:31pm