We are entering an era of acceptance for 'weird' pop culture

With the news over the weekend that Guardians of the Galaxy has become the highest grossing movie of 2014 in the US, it feels like we're seeing the start of something new in sci-fi and fantasy media - you don't have to hide your properties inherent 'weirdness' to find mainstream success any more. » 9/01/14 2:39pm Yesterday 2:39pm

Guardians Of The Galaxy Art Shows The Kick-Ass Gamora We Could Have Had

We loved the green-skinned super-tough version of Gamora we saw on screen in Guardians of the Galaxy. But now we're realizing we were robbed. Concept artist Andy Park has tweeted a ton of art he did for Gamora and Nebula, and unlike that Rocket art the other day, this would have been better. » 8/26/14 5:00pm 8/26/14 5:00pm

Guardians Concept Art Shows Rocket Could Have Looked Way More Grizzled

Rocket Raccoon struck a pretty amazing balance between cuteness and badassery in Guardians of the Galaxy — but check out some concept art which shows a much more grizzled, war-torn version. Concept artist Justin Sweet just posted this Guardians art, along with very different versions of Groot, Gamora, Drax and… » 8/20/14 7:20am 8/20/14 7:20am

Guardians of the Galaxy Outpaces Transformers To Set 10-Day Record

To the surprise of many, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles unseated Guardians of the Galaxy this weekend, taking the top slot at the box office with a $65-million opening. But don't feel bad for GotG –ten days out from its release, the film is projected to have grossed $175,922,000 (compared to Transformers' 10-day figure… » 8/10/14 12:20pm 8/10/14 12:20pm

Nova Concept Art Reveals The One Character You Didn't See in GOTG

Guardians Of The Galaxy was stuffed to the gills with aliens, side characters and creatures. But there was one character that we didn't see on screen, Nova—a character so hotly anticipated folks were certain Nathan Fillion was secretly cast as this strong-jawed space cop. He wasn't, but here's what Nova could have… » 8/08/14 1:20pm 8/08/14 1:20pm