The Americans: Awesome New Spy Series, or Homeland for Morons?

This first trailer for FX series The Americans has us scratching our heads. That's a lot of good and a lot of bad crammed into one 30 second spot. The good news is, it's starring Keri Russell (Felicity) and set in the 1980s, so that should be fun. The bad news is, it kind of feels like Homeland for idiots. » 11/08/12 11:43am 11/08/12 11:43am

How Angelina Jolie fought to keep Salt from becoming "pretty"

Angelina Jolie's spy-fi movie, Salt, was originally supposed to star a man. But after she came aboard, Jolie fought to keep her character from turning into a stereotypical femme fatale. We talked to her about busting heads, MacGyvering and more. » 7/19/10 9:30am 7/19/10 9:30am

KGB Notebooks Online Reveal the Thoughts of Science Spies

If you like retro-futuristic spy tales, you will be intrigued by this collection of KGB spy notebooks, translated online, created during the height of the Cold War. They're all about stealing science secrets. » 4/25/09 4:20pm 4/25/09 4:20pm