The 9 Greatest Monsters in North America

Frankly, we're a little weary of Bigfoot and Nessie. What about those mysterious critters that don't have dedicated reality shows ... but are still integral, beloved, and/or feared parts of the communities in which they're said to dwell? Here are 9 wonderfully weird, staunchly local cryptozoological creatures. » 1/07/15 11:00am 1/07/15 11:00am

What's The Cheesiest Science Fiction Or Fantasy Movie Of The 1980s?

The 1980s were a special time. There were neon colors, new wave music, morning in America, and piles of cocaine. And movies that just... went for it. There were Conan rip-offs, Mad Max rip-offs andStar Wars rip-offs. But what's the absolute cheesiest genre movie made in the 1980s? » 9/22/14 2:00pm 9/22/14 2:00pm

10 Terrible Ideas for TV Spinoffs of Popular Movies

We all have ultra-high hopes for Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, the television spin-off of The Avengers. Will all the characters turn out to be Skrulls? We hope so. But if this show becomes a huge hit, the studios could decide to crank out more TV shows based on popular films. Here are the 10 worst TV shows that could… » 9/13/13 10:28am 9/13/13 10:28am

The 15 Greatest McFarlane Action Figures of All Time

There were plenty of toys for collectors in the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, but if you wanted the best toys, you turned to McFarlane. The founder of Image and creator of Spawn, decided to make his own toy company in 1994 and the results were nothing short of spectacular.... for a while, at least. » 4/16/13 1:35pm 4/16/13 1:35pm

The Lost Sword-And-Sorcery Classic From the Art Director of Star Wars

If you saw Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in the theater in Europe or Australia, you may also have seen a short film called Black Angel. This ground-breaking 20 minute sword-and-sorcery film was directed by Star Wars art director Roger Christian, and it influenced the look and feel of 1980s fantasy films like … » 12/29/12 5:00pm 12/29/12 5:00pm

A Guide to Tom Cruise's Genre Movie Acting: The Next Best Thing to Nic…

Tom Cruise is coming back! He's starring in a fourth Mission Impossible movie this weekend, and he's also set to star in two upcoming science fiction films: Joseph Kosinski's Horizons and the movie version of the Japanese alien-fighting novel All You Need Is Kill. » 12/15/11 1:23pm 12/15/11 1:23pm

The Best Uses of Steampunk on Television

The Victorian Age has long since declared victory over the brains of many science fiction lovers. An alternate history, in which the British Empire was accompanied by fantastical steam-powered technology has captured people's imaginations. Steampunk rules, just as Britannia once did. Just look at the profusion of… » 8/25/11 4:00pm 8/25/11 4:00pm

Find out which S.H.I.E.L.D. agents might be in The Avengers. Plus J.J.…

There's a new photo of Ian McKellen as Gandalf... and it's rather unusual. There are tons of clues for J.J. Abrams' Super 8. And photos and details for Torchwood: Miracle Day. Plus find out what shows NBC won't be airing. » 5/13/11 6:00am 5/13/11 6:00am

King Arthur's castle and round table may have been found at last

It turns out that King Arthur's legendary round table was a lot more badass than you ever thought. It most likely seated 1,000 people, and was probably built on the ruins of an old Roman settlement. » 7/15/10 6:30am 7/15/10 6:30am

8 Rules For Surviving The Apocalypse

Everything I've ever wanted to know, I've learned from scifi movies — especially when it comes to surviving the end of days. Be it a vengeful Mother Nature, plague, monsters, animal packs or the undead, any kind of doomsday , I'll be ready for. The key is to follow the steps of past scifi characters (or learn from… » 6/25/08 4:18pm 6/25/08 4:18pm