The Stand Is Going to Be Four Movies

After Stephen King said not to count on The Stand being only one film, writer-director Josh Boone confirms that it won't. It's going to be four. » 11/21/14 3:00am 11/21/14 3:00am

Tusk Is A Bad Movie That I Really Loved

Tusk is a movie about a young man who is held captive and mutilated to become a monstrous human/walrus creature. Straight up, if that premise doesn't excite you, do not see this movie. But if the idea of a Kevin Smith man-rus movie sparks your morbid curiosity, then boy, have we got a winner for you. » 9/19/14 3:36pm 9/19/14 3:36pm

Kevin Smith Explains How Tusk Was Created From A Real-Life Personal Ad

Kevin Smith's horror movie Tusk is about an old man who kidnaps a younger man, drugs him, and then slowly turns him into a human walrus. But this idea didn't just pop into Silent Bob's head. First it was a real-life ad for a roommate, a listing so odd it inspired a horror movie. » 9/17/14 11:18am 9/17/14 11:18am

In Kevin Smith's Creepy Tusk Trailer, Justin Long Turns Into a Walrus

Yikes. Tusk is one part Misery, one part man-to-walrus body mutilation movie. We're really not sure what to expect from Kevin Smith's latest — but he's definitely horrifying us. » 7/25/14 9:00pm 7/25/14 9:00pm

Kevin Smith Swears That Ben Affleck's Batman Suit Is Blue And Grey

Good news for the non-color blind! Despite the picture tweeted last week of Ben Affleck as Batman in Zack Snyder's upcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie, in which it appeared that Batfleck would be another dark Dark Knight director Kevin Smith says the batsuit he saw was definitely decked out in Batman's most traditional… » 5/20/14 4:40pm 5/20/14 4:40pm

Paul Dini: Superhero cartoon execs don't want largely female audiences

In an interview with Kevin Smith, writer and television producer Paul Dini complained about a worrying trend he sees in television animation and superhero shows in particular: executives spurning female viewers because they believe girls and women don't buy the shows' toys. » 12/15/13 2:00pm 12/15/13 2:00pm

Kevin Smith has seen Ben Affleck's Batman suit and says it's fantastic

Good news for everyone who is tired of watching Batman put on varying styles of matte black armor in all of his movies — director and pal of Ben Affleck Kevin Smith says Zack Snyder has shown him the new costume, and that it will be totally different from anything that's come before in the Bat-movies. » 11/11/13 11:40am 11/11/13 11:40am

Grant Morrison claims Alan Moore secretly killed the Joker in 1988

Grant Morrison delivered a bit of a mindfuck on Wednesday. Strangely, he didn't do it in one of his own comics, but by revealing the secret end of Alan Moore's seminal Batman graphic novel The Killing Joke — namely, that Batman actually murders the Joker at the end. » 8/16/13 1:23pm 8/16/13 1:23pm

No, the Magic Eye from Mallrats was never a sailboat

In director Kevin Smith's Gen-X staple Mallrats, the character Willam (Ethan Suplee) spends the majority of the film fruitlessly attempting to see a schooner hidden in a Magic Eye stereographic image. But thanks to some 21st century Photoshop manipulation, we learn that there's good reason Willam never could see that… » 3/26/12 12:20pm 3/26/12 12:20pm

10 SF authors who became fictional characters

The history of science fiction is full of unforgettable characters. So it's no surprise that famous writers often appear in fiction themselves — either by name, or wearing the thinnest of disguises. Here are our 10 favorite science-fiction writer cameos. » 8/05/10 1:30pm 8/05/10 1:30pm

Your f'ed-up superheroes update: cokehead Spiderman and incontinent…

Man, superheroes have gone through the wringer lately. First, Italian artist Giuseppe Veneziano opened a controversial show that features superheroes behaving badly. Also, Kevin Smith wrote an in-canon comic of Batman peeing his pants. Yes, you read that right. » 8/02/10 6:52am 8/02/10 6:52am

The Nic Cage/Tim Burton Superman That Never Was

A long time ago, Nicolas Cage started a fan war when he was selected to play Tim Burton's Superman in the final adventure of the Man Of Steel. Now test pictures have leaked of the actor in the blue suit. » 9/22/09 8:00am 9/22/09 8:00am

Cartoon Megan Fox And Drugged Pussies Fight For Comics Supremacy

Zombies, morally-grey former-supervillains and indie cartoonists giving Megan Fox more personality than she deserves — This week's haul of comics offers up a cornucopia of things to crave, including your second chance to read the best SF comic in years. » 8/25/09 9:00am 8/25/09 9:00am

New Beginnings And Pretty Pictures Dominate This Week's Comics

After the cathartic experience of last week's election, the comic industry is obviously looking to move onto new beginnings this week, if the raft of new series is anything to go by. We have supernatural forensic teams, superheroine envy, a beautiful art book and even a comic version of a novel that will make many of… » 11/11/08 9:00am 11/11/08 9:00am

The Inside Scoop On Watchmen, Trek And Transformers 2

A guy who's seen Watchmen » 10/20/08 6:00am 10/20/08 6:00am twice has some news for you about the movie's ending. And that same guy, Kevin Smith, spilled the beans a bit about the structure of the new movie. Meanwhile, Roberto Orci told the fans which robots be showing up in , and what Soundwave's alt mode be. There's also a super-spoilery new…

Do You Want To Touch Kevin Smith's Spaceballs?

He's getting raunchy with Zack and Miri Make A Porno » 10/17/08 10:20am 10/17/08 10:20am, and then political with , but then Kevin Smith is planning on getting futuristic. The cult director has written a draft of a script for an unnamed space comedy about the relationship between a father and son, and the Weinstein Co. is interested in producing. It'll…

Sneak A Look At What The Joker Did Next

We've already told you » 10/15/08 11:40am 10/15/08 11:40am about DC's graphic novel by writer Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo, a book that Azzarello calls "brutal... the most violent thing I've ever written." With two weeks to go until its release, the first four pages have been released online to give fans of a chance to see what happened after the…

Frat Humor Will Kill Superhero Movies In Years To Come

While Will Smith's Hancock » 9/09/08 6:30am 9/09/08 6:30am may have failed to kill the superhero trend in movies this summer, we think we've identified the actor who stands the most chance of being the unwelcome nail in this genre coffin - Seth Rogen. It's not enough for him to be writing and starring in the upcoming movie. Now he's being prepped…

Chris Pine's Kirk Will Make You Forget Shatner, Kevin Smith Promises

Clerks » 8/25/08 9:30am 8/25/08 9:30am director and all around geek aficionado Kevin Smith saw what we can only assume was the rough cut of J.J. Abrams' . On KROQ’s radio show, Smith crowed about viewing a nameless movie where stars were treking. But more importantly he loved Chris Pine as young Kirk, which should put many a Trekkie mind at ease. []

Kevin Smith Takes On Batman

Just announced during the DC Nation panel, Kevin Smith will be writing a three-issue Batman miniseries, Batman: Cacophony, starting in November. The miniseries will bring Onomatopoeia, the villain from Smith's Green Arrow run, into the Batman universe, as well as featuring appearances from the Joker and other more… » 7/24/08 6:20pm 7/24/08 6:20pm