​10 Things In The Cinematic Marvel Universe That Make No Damn Sense

Marvel's self-made superhero movies are box office blockbusters and massively fun. But they're not perfect; like so many summer action flicks, they can be plenty dumb, and there's no sense in pretending otherwise. Here are 10 plot holes from Marvel's movies that we're still trying not to think about. » 4/07/14 10:31am 4/07/14 10:31am

Captain America 2 Is One Of The Best Action Movies I've Ever Seen

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a brilliant action movie, that serves up a huge dose of wish fulfillment along with its bravura fight scenes. The wish fulfillment isn't just being a face-kicking badass and blowing shit up, but the notion that we could all live in Steve Rogers' world, where political conundrums… » 4/04/14 9:00am 4/04/14 9:00am

The 10 Weirdest Marvel Movies That Almost Got Made

These days, Marvel has a pretty amazing track record on the big screen. Even if you toss in the films produced by Sony or Fox, most of the movies range from okay to superb. But things could have turned out very, very different. Here are 10 bizarre Marvel film projects that were in development at one point. » 3/21/14 10:00am 3/21/14 10:00am

All The Avengers 2 Awesomeness From Tonight's Marvel Special (Updated)

Care to see what Marvel has in store for Avengers 2: Age of Ultron? You know, besides this awesome concept art of Hulk fighting Iron Man in his Hulkbuster armor? Plus Ant-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the first 11 minutes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier! » 3/18/14 6:41pm 3/18/14 6:41pm

​12 Heroes and Villains Who Kicked the Incredible Hulk's Green Ass

The Hulk is Incredible, Indestructible, Rampaging, the Strongest one there is, and a noted smashing enthusiastic. What he is not, however, is undefeated. Before his current insane level of strength, where he can basically punch other dimensions, a variety of heroes and even a villain or two have managed to beat the… » 3/14/14 10:00am 3/14/14 10:00am

The Most Disappointing Final Battles in All Science Fiction and Fantasy

It's all been leading up to this. Hundreds of pages, or hours, of buildup, leading up to the final confrontation between the forces of excellent and the forces of not-excellent. And then... it's kind of a bust. The bad guys kind of fold. Or the fight lasts 30 seconds. Or it's just thumb-wrestling. Here are the most… » 2/27/14 12:23pm 2/27/14 12:23pm

What the hell is a "technocrat," and are you one of them?

You used to hear the word "technocrat" a lot, referring to a particular kind of gadget-lover. Batman has been called a technocrat, and so have Tony Stark and the Doctor from Doctor Who. But what does this word mean, and why does it have the same suffix as "aristocrat"? » 11/01/13 11:09am 11/01/13 11:09am

8 Ways to Make a Movie About a Female Superhero Happen

Tons of people are saying a woman can't star in a superhero movie. (Just like they probably said an interconnected superhero universe couldn't happen at the movies.) Stan Lee says there's no need. But a good superheroine movie is necessary and doable. Here are eight ways to make a movie about a female superhero movie… » 9/19/13 10:00am 9/19/13 10:00am

The Most Intrepid Superhero Spaceships

On Earth, superheroes can soar through the air and swing through the urban jungle like Tarzan. But when costumed crime-fighters go into deep space, they often need a ship to zoom around in. Here's a round up of insane and awesome superhero space vehicles. » 9/01/13 12:18pm 9/01/13 12:18pm