The Best and Worst Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies of 2013

This was a good year to argue about movies. A lot of films inspired powerful reactions, either positive or negative, among audiences. Some of 2013's movies are destined to be among our all-time favorites, while others will be reviled forever. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst science fiction and fantasy movies of 2013. » 12/18/13 9:00am 12/18/13 9:00am

Biggest Box Office Hits and Misses of Summer 2013

Was this the most brutal movie summer? It certainly felt that way. Tons of massive films completely tanked at the box office, and some of our most highly anticipated movies were huge disappointments. But this summer also beat last summer for total ticket sales. Here are the summer's biggest winners and losers. » 8/29/13 1:04pm 8/29/13 1:04pm

11 Sidekicks Who Are Indisputably Better Than Their Heroes

Heroes are usually larger than life, but sometimes it’s the person standing next to them that casts the bigger shadow. While main heroes usually get top-billing, but they can often be too boring, too troubled, or even too dumb to save the day. Thankfully, here are 11 sidekicks that pick up the slack — often doing a… » 8/06/13 10:05am 8/06/13 10:05am

Lone Ranger is Johnny Depp's tribute to shitty superhero origin films

Lone Ranger appears to be many things, including: 1) A mistaken attempt to revamp a 1950s cowboy show for 21st-century audiences. 2) A Pirates of the Caribbean film where Captain Jack has a bird on his head. But really, it's a celebration of craptastic origin stories, that takes them to their ultimate level of crap. » 7/03/13 9:00am 7/03/13 9:00am

Christian Bale confirms he won't play Batman in Justice League

Did Stan Lee just confirm a Black Panther movie? Del Toro says Crimson Peak will be “kinky.” Ron Perlman says Hellboy 3 could kill him. Adam Canto might be Sunspot in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The Walking Dead reveals its season premier title and a mysterious S.H.I.E.L.D. billboard appears. Spoilers ahead! » 7/02/13 6:00am 7/02/13 6:00am

Summer Movie Preview: 34 Movies To Watch Out For

Will this be the summer that all your favorite icons reach their true potential for greatness on the big screen? Or will all your favorite characters be stuck in generic tentpole films about angst and terrorism? We'll find out soon! Here's the complete guide to this summer's science fiction, fantasy and comic book… » 4/23/13 12:32pm 4/23/13 12:32pm

Helena Bonham-Carter fires her tattooed cannon leg in the new trailer…

So, is any part of The Lone Ranger television show in the Lone Ranger movie? Don't get us wrong: Gore Verbinski's version of a Western is wickedly insane. But after witnessing Helena Bonham-Carter shoot cannon balls from her tattooed fake leg, we have to wonder when will they be shooting rounds of some original canon… » 3/13/13 3:52pm 3/13/13 3:52pm

The biggest movie spoilers from Toy Fair!

Spoiled by a toy! Toy Fair 2013 is a great way for studios reveal coveted movie tie-ins or limited edition action figures. It's also a great place to blow up plot reveals and characters from the next Hollywood blockbusters. This year we saw plot spoilers for Star Trek Into Darkness, character close-ups for Kick-Ass 2, … » 2/11/13 8:40am 2/11/13 8:40am

First Trailer for Gore Verbinski's Lone Ranger: The Lone Ranger is a…

Here's the first ever trailer for Gore Verbinski's Lone Ranger, which is a bit darker and much more supernatural than we expected. Turns out Armie Hammer is a Spirit Walker (a man who can not be killed in battle, and has been to the "other side"). Second big surprise? Johnny Depp doesn't completely walk away with the… » 12/11/12 12:30pm 12/11/12 12:30pm

The Biggest Winners and Losers of Comic Con 2012!

Comic Con is the pop culture Thunderdome. Every year, studios bring dozens of their massively expensive properties to the San Diego Convention Center, and only some will emerge with victory. Comic Con can't make or break a project — but it can generate tons of buzz, which is a priceless commodity. So which movies and… » 7/16/12 1:20pm 7/16/12 1:20pm

We saw the first footage of Johnny Depp as Tonto in Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger has become almost a legendary trainwreck at this point — but nobody's seen a single frame of it. Until today. Delayed until 2013 while the studio scrambles to salvage something from the mess, The Lone Ranger features Johnny Depp as Tonto (wearing crazy white makeup) and Armie Hammer as the titular Lone… » 7/12/12 4:42pm 7/12/12 4:42pm

10 Rules of Blockbuster Movies that Hollywood Forgot

It's halfway through the summer movie season, and there's a lot of hand-wringing about the state of the Tentpole Film — yes, in spite of Avengers. This year has seen some huge high-profile flops, plus some massive films that underperformed Stateside. And meanwhile, some of the biggest films in the pipeline are having… » 6/26/12 10:00am 6/26/12 10:00am

A Hobbit Guest Star Confirmed. Plus Who Won't Return in Iron Man 3 and

Robert Downey Jr. explains how The Avengers fits in thematically with the Iron Man solo films... and drops some Sherlock Holmes 3 hints. Chris Pine tells us what to expect from Star Trek 2, and hints he might star in a most unlikely genre film. There are huge hints for Iron Man 3 and The Hobbit. Will both realities… » 4/26/12 6:00am 4/26/12 6:00am

Massive Doctor Who Spoilers, Major Iron Man 3 Casting, and More Dark…

There's a brand new set of crazy rumors for The Dark Knight Rises. And a brand new Avengers clip showcasing a confrontation between Bruce Banner and the Black Widow. Plus Iron Man 3 casting news gives us a huge set of plot hints. And there are some huge spoilers for Amy Pond's Doctor Who swansong. » 4/23/12 6:00am 4/23/12 6:00am