Why Have Superheroes Taken Over Our Movie Theaters?

Why have our summer cinema screens been ruled by the superhero? Are The Dark Knight » 8/23/08 7:00am 8/23/08 7:00am and really two of the most wonderful movies ever made, or is there something else going on that makes people even consider a movie like acceptable entertainment? The University of Wisconsin's Professor of Film Studies, David…

Conquering Humans and Pissed-Off Elves in Hellboy II Animated Prologue

Since history is written by the conquerors, sometimes the conquered require a little backstory. With that in mind, Hellboy fans can get a sneak peak of Hellboy II: The Golden Army with an animated version of the Hellboy II prologue comic that Dark Horse gave out at this year's Wondercon, in which Dr. Bruttenholm… » 6/29/08 9:00am 6/29/08 9:00am

Hellboy's Ectoplasmic Spirit's Live-Action Debut

Watch Johann Kraus beat up big red in some new Hellboy II: The Golden Army clips. Kraus is probably the one character I'm most excited about in Hellboy II, second only to all of the creepy and wondrous creatures that come out of Guillermo Del Toro's monstrous mind. Partially because he's voiced by The Family Guy's… » 6/27/08 12:40pm 6/27/08 12:40pm

Guillermo Del Toro Done with Hellboy — No More Sequels

An insider tells io9 that Guillermo Del Toro, the monster-obsessed director behind Hellboy II and Pan's Labyrinth, is definitely not doing Hellboy III. Apparently up until a few weeks ago, he was talking about a third installment as a possibility but now this looks very unlikely indeed. Losing Del Toro could ruin the… » 1/07/08 7:00am 1/07/08 7:00am

First Peek at Glorious Freakshow of Hellboy II

Guillermo Del Toro, who directed Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth, is back for Hellboy II: The Golden Army this summer. Expect loads more monsters and an evil fairy tale look that the director says is more badass than the so-called "dark" versions of various other comic books getting made into movies. (Ahem Batman.) IGN… » 12/20/07 1:00pm 12/20/07 1:00pm