This May Be The Closest Thing to A Dredd Sequel We're Going to Get

Despite the fact that 2012's Dredd movie was a vast improvement over the first Judge Dredd film, and that many fans are clamoring (even singing) for a sequel, none seems to be forthcoming. But at least now there's going to be an unofficial, seven-part webseries from Dredd's producer Adi Shankar. » 10/08/14 11:40am 10/08/14 11:40am

10 Essential Elements of a Great Escapist Hero

A grand adventure needs an inspirational hero. Not just a cool person in a fancy suit, but someone to believe in. It's not quite true that a science fiction or fantasy story is only as good as its hero, but the hero's greatness is certainly a limiting factor. Here are 10 essential qualities a hero ought to have. » 6/25/13 10:36am 6/25/13 10:36am

The Most Pointless Rules for Young Epic Heroes in Training

When you sign up to become a Jedi or a Starfleet officer, you have to abide by certain rules. Like, "Don't attempt a Kolvoord Starbust." But often, these organizations seem to invent rules that have no reason, beyond creating dramatic tension. Here are the most counterproductive training rules in science fiction and… » 6/11/13 11:00am 6/11/13 11:00am