Everything You Never Knew About The Making of Conan The Barbarian

What is best in life? Seeing a classic sword-and-sorcery hero brought to the big screen, with an iconic bodybuilder in the lead role. But how did Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian become such a classic film? The path to glory was long and twisted. Here's everything you never knew about the making of Conan. » 2/17/15 1:00pm 2/17/15 1:00pm

Check Out Some Of The Earliest Concept Art For He-Man And Skeletor!

It was roughly 35 years ago that Mattel decided to do its own action-adventure toyline, to make up for its decision not to do Star Wars toys in 1977. In an exclusive excerpt from the book The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, we've got exclusive early sketches, plus the first He-Man pitch memo! » 12/16/14 1:32pm 12/16/14 1:32pm

Steven Moffat drops a 50th anniversary Doctor Who hint. Plus…

Harrison Ford discusses why he would want to return to any of his iconic roles. The new Godzilla brings back one of the franchise's most famous non-monster cast members. Lena Headey reveals why everything has gone to crap for Cersei on Game of Thrones. Plus Michael Emerson previews Person of Interest's most crucial… » 3/28/13 6:00am 3/28/13 6:00am

Nobody Pays Taxes Today: Tax Revolts from Science Fiction and Fantasy

Tax day is coming! No matter how you feel about the government and the things it does, you can't help but feel a twinge of pain as you send your painstaking calculations (and possibly a hefty check) to the IRS. » 4/14/11 1:09pm 4/14/11 1:09pm

Most Epic Shoulderpads in the Multiverse

You can't conquer the final frontier unless you can cut an imposing figure. That's why so many science fiction and fantasy characters rock the awesome shoulderpads. Or, as we call them, "swagger pinnacles." Here are science fiction/fantasy's most astounding shoulderpads. » 1/05/11 1:02pm 1/05/11 1:02pm

From Star Trek Actor To Chuck Producer: The Evolution Of Robert Duncan…

Robert Duncan McNeill played Tom Paris, the snarky pilot, on Star Trek: Voyager, and now he's a director/producer on NBC's Chuck. He talked to us about comedy, Klingon romance, Captain Proton vs. Captain Awesome, and making out with Sarah Silverman. » 4/22/10 1:30pm 4/22/10 1:30pm

Don't Remake These 21 Movies, Film These Books Instead!

There's only one thing Hollywood loves than a movie based on a toy: remakes. Dozens of science-fiction classics are slated for do-overs. But instead of remaking films that were fine the first time, here are 20 books Hollywood should film. » 3/05/10 1:17pm 3/05/10 1:17pm

He-Man And The Masters Of Fine Art: Skeletor Like You've Never Seen Him…

We have long clamored for Skeletor to become an artistic icon, and now he's finally immortalized on canvas. Galleries 1988 in Los Angeles is having a He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe art show, and the opening's tonight. » 1/08/10 11:00am 1/08/10 11:00am

Artists Take on He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Gallery 1988's art shows frequently pay tribute to fantastical popular culture, and soon the gallery will take a trip to Eternia with its Masters of the Universe show. Take a peek at how the artists reinterpret He-Man, Skeletor, and more. » 12/15/09 7:40am 12/15/09 7:40am

Exactly How Kinky Does He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe Get?

No matter how wild G.I. Joe gets, it can't out-crazy 1987's toy movie, He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe. The spangle-breasted Evil-Lyn puts an obedience collar on Kevin, while below, Skeletor has He-Man whipped so he'll agree to kneel. » 8/04/09 11:46pm 8/04/09 11:46pm

New Toy Movies To Geek Out, But Not Too Much

Worried that Transformers may have inspired a spate of gimmicky movies based on the toys of your youth that'll ruin your childhood nostalgia? You may want to avoid this post, just in case. » 1/06/09 1:00pm 1/06/09 1:00pm

Entertainment Industry: Please Stop Pandering To My Generation!

When did I first realize that Generation-X nostalgia was a driving the entertainment industry off a cliff? First all the toys I'd broken were suddenly on the big screen, thrashing each other and cursing loudly. Then the cartoons I learned to masturbate while watching were being acted out - with gravitas - by real… » 7/16/08 9:00am 7/16/08 9:00am

The Greatest Art Featuring 6 Iconic Scifi Villains

Click to viewDarth Vader rocks out with the rest of the original Star Wars cast in this awesome painting by Hugh Fleming. Vader has starred in more than his fair share of offbeat and arresting artworks, but he's not alone — other classic science fiction villains have also inspired some provocative and clever art, from… » 6/25/08 9:17pm 6/25/08 9:17pm

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe screenwriter: "If we don't see the humanity and the truth in what [supervillain] Skeletor's trying to do, then the story's not compelling." He also explains why you can't be afraid to say the words "He-Man," and the importance of staying true to He-Man's science fiction roots.… » 11/15/07 7:00am 11/15/07 7:00am