Stunt Casting That Actually Made Everything Better

Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting. » 6/05/14 9:00am 6/05/14 9:00am

Will the first Amazing Spider-Man spin-off star a semi-reformed baddie?

Max Landis wants to add a little Cthulhu to a Houdini biopic. True Blood has recast James. The movie based on Ted Chiang's Story of Your Life has a director. Learn how The Purge 2 will turn the first movie's premise on its head. Plus watch brand new trailers for The CW's The 100 and Star-Crossed, and Syfy's Dominion.… » 1/17/14 6:00am 1/17/14 6:00am

Why the original finale to Evangelion is the only one that matters

There are no questions about zombies, the ending of Man of Steel, or superhero genitalia in this week's mailbag. I should be happy, but instead I'm just suspicious. What are you people planning?! Hrmm. Anyways, you'll have to content yourself with the best Avengers stories, why The Dark Tower can't be animated and a… » 11/20/13 8:00am 11/20/13 8:00am

A critical analysis of David Bowie’s crotch bulge in Labyrinth

Besides the subject mentioned in the headline, today’s “Postal Apocalypse” includes a historical look at butt-wiping technologies, how Cobra gets its funding in G.I. Joe, the worst Star Wars prequel quote, and more. It is possibly my favorite “PA” ever. Please, please keep those awesome questions comin’ to » 4/17/13 8:05am 4/17/13 8:05am

This is how you build a labyrinth out of 250,000 books

We recently told you about artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo, and their plan to erect a massive maze made entirely out of books for the London 2012 Festival. At the time, we wrote that "the construction of the maze and the visitors' participation [would be] filmed for general consumption." Well, as of yesterday… » 8/01/12 1:55pm 8/01/12 1:55pm

Top 10 Most Traumatizing Movies About Toys

Today sees the release of Ted, the movie about a teddy bear who grows up and gets foul-mouthed along with his owner — and we're pretty sure anyone who still loves stuffed animals will be scarred emotionally. But no matter what, Ted can't be one of the most soul-wrenching toy movies — because so many other toy movies… » 6/29/12 10:00am 6/29/12 10:00am

When the monster from Labyrinth met a very confused Princess Di

Royalty is expected to hobnob among the commoners, but Princess Diana certainly didn't see this encounter coming when she woke up on December 1, 1986. At the Labyrinth Royal Premiere, Henson and the friendly monster Ludo ended up chatting with Di and Prince Charles about anti-Fraggle poaching charities or the… » 3/12/12 6:20am 3/12/12 6:20am