The Maze Runner Movie Doesn't Have Nearly Enough Maze-Running In It

The star of The Maze Runner is the maze: a giant structure that towers over the boys trapped at the center of it. It's such a cool concept, you can see why the book was so popular. But the movie, while fun, doesn't quite do justice to this megastructure-driven story. Spoilers ahead... » 9/19/14 9:00am 9/19/14 9:00am

Why The Maze Runner Celebrates Friendship Instead Of Romance

There's been a spate of high-profile science fiction romances recently. But in The Maze Runner, it's friendships that are at the story's center. Author James Dashner explains to us why — and just why he thought it was important (and realistic) to focus on friendship instead of romantic love. Spoilers ahead! » 8/26/14 4:20pm 8/26/14 4:20pm

James Dashner Is Here To Answer Your Questions About The Maze Runner!

Author James Dashner is here to answer our questions about his Maze Runner trilogy, the forthcoming movie adaptation, and anything else you want to know! UPDATE: This Q&A has been moved to next week — please hold on to your questions for James until then! » 8/12/14 8:20am 8/12/14 8:20am

Maze Runner trailer throws future boys into a maze from hell

The Maze Runner is basically your next "young person is thrown into an illogical future situation and has to use their wits to survive and beat the government" movie. But this time it's starring a boy. » 3/17/14 8:40pm 3/17/14 8:40pm

5 Moviemaking Moments That Surprised The Maze Runner's James Dashner

Editor's Note: This fall, James Dashner's dystopian novel of a place called The Glade, in which a young man named Thomas wakes up in a world surrounded by an unsolvable maze, will land in theaters. Dashner's story spans three books – The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, and The Death Cure, as well as its prequel, The… » 1/16/14 3:40pm 1/16/14 3:40pm

The October Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can't Afford to Miss!

This month, a major fantasy series comes to its long-awaited conclusion. Anne Rice turns her attention to werewolves. Dan Simmons and Dave Eggers meet the Abominable Snowman and Facebook, respectively. Here are all the science fiction and fantasy books you must check out in October! » 10/08/13 2:38pm 10/08/13 2:38pm

Why Maze Runner's James Dashner abandoned dystopia for virtual reality

James Dashner made a huge impact with The Maze Runner, his dystopian young-adult novel which is being turned into a major movie by Fox. Now he's back with a novel about virtual reality, The Eye of Minds. We talked to Dashner about why virtual reality could replace dystopia in young-adult novels. » 10/07/13 12:44pm 10/07/13 12:44pm