Who's The Most Versatile Creator In Science Fiction And Fantasy?

Science fiction and fantasy are huge, diverse genres. They include a million different styles, tones and types of storytelling. And a few especially talented or adventurous individuals have managed to explore a lot of different approaches to science fiction and fantasy in their careers. But who's the most versatile… » 8/15/14 2:00pm 8/15/14 2:00pm

Get A First Look at Fantastic Four's Thing and Once Upon a Time's Elsa!

And there are new photos from Jurassic World, Gotham, and Mad Max. Joss Whedon explains why he wanted Avengers 2 to be "harder" to make. James Gunn reveals more details about Guardians of the Galaxy 2. And a ton of info about the two teachers joining the new Doctor on Doctor Who. Spoilers now! » 8/01/14 6:00am 8/01/14 6:00am

Reminder: There's Going To Be a Mad Max Game, Too

One of the biggest hits at this year's Comic-Con International was the fresh look at Mad Max: Fury Road, the new take on George Miller's classic dystopian opus. With all the buzz around the new trailer, it's a good time to remind ourselves that there's going to be a game set in the same grungy future wasteland. » 7/29/14 5:18pm 7/29/14 5:18pm

Here's the First Mad Max Trailer, and It Will Make You a Believer

Now you can see first Mad Max: Fury Road trailer, unveiled yesterday at Comic-Con, with your own eyes. It's full of gorgeous deserts, blooming smoke bombs the color of bruises, and a giant dust storm that looms over the landscape like a terrestrial tsunami. Dystopia has never looked so desolate and fascinating. » 7/27/14 10:37am 7/27/14 10:37am

First Mad Max Clips Are Brutal. Does Max Actually Get Broken This Time?

The original Mad Max trilogy put Max Rockatansky through the wringer, to the point where his sanity was hanging by a thread. But after seeing a whole lot of footage from Mad Max: Fury Road, we're not sure there's any way Max can actually hold it together this time. This film looks just crazy. » 7/26/14 11:21am 7/26/14 11:21am

Pictures of a New Doctor Who Character Reveal the Return of an Old Foe!

James Gunn shoots down every possible Nova rumor for Guardians of the Galaxy and shares a photo of Yondu. The Star Trek 3 writers talk about how they hope to honor the 50th anniversary of the franchise. Mad Max is going to be dialogue-light. And Mark Ruffalo shares his thoughts about Planet Hulk. Spoilers now! » 7/01/14 6:00am 7/01/14 6:00am

Is Another Surprising Game Of Thrones Character Marked For Death?

Don't expect to see Miles Morales take over as the movie Spider-Man, ever. There's an unsubstantiated rumor about the title of Star Wars: Episode VII. Early reviews of Mad Max: Fury Road are ridiculously upbeat. Plus, Andy Serkis is advising on the Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Spoilers now! » 5/02/14 6:00am 5/02/14 6:00am

10 Influential Movies (Where Everybody Copied the Wrong Thing)

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that changes everything. A film that rewrites the rules and influences a generation of film-makers. But all too often, the people who imitate these ground-breaking movies miss the point. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies from which everybody copied the wrong… » 8/20/13 10:14am 8/20/13 10:14am

Star Wars meets Mad Max in the new awesome toyline you'll never own

Patton Oswalt has cooler toys than you. That's because the actor/comedian can commission them directly from action figure customizer Sillof, maker of Steampunk Justice League, Samurai Star Wars, and many, many more. Oswalt commissioned a "Star Wars meets the Road Warrior" line, and Sillof did not disappoint. » 7/23/13 3:20pm 7/23/13 3:20pm

Why do post-apocalyptic people dress like morons?

One note before I open up this week's mailbag: As last week's "PA" revealed, I am not infallible. I don't know why you would think so, given that I'm a fictional fake postman. I know a lot of junk, but I think I know more than I do, so I rely on you attractive readers to "augment" my answers in the comments. The fake… » 7/03/13 8:00am 7/03/13 8:00am

The New Mad Max Game Will Be Vast, Violent and Not Sound Australian

I detected nary an Australian accent from the characters in the new Mad Max game that made its surprise debut at E3 earlier this week. There will be no Australian voices, one of the game's creators told me. OK. At least Max's steering wheel's on the right. What else have they got here? » 6/26/13 11:30am 6/26/13 11:30am

The Just Cause Guys Are Making A Mad Max Game

Avalanche Studios, the developers of the Just Cause series, are making a Mad Max game. We don't know much about it, since only a short clip and logo was shown, but if you remember a few months back some blurry teaser images were shown which suggest the game is basically a post-apocalyptic Just Cause. With Australians. » 6/11/13 6:13pm 6/11/13 6:13pm

10 Bad Movies (That Could Have Been Good With Just One Change)

By Charlie Jane Anders and Katharine Trendacosta. Netflix is a crapshoot. Your local movie theater is a garbage scow. Most movies barely manage to be so bad they're good. But what's really annoying is when you can just see how a movie could have been decent. Here are 10 films that really could have been good, if you… » 3/21/13 10:21am 3/21/13 10:21am

The 12 Most Epic Action Heroes of Science Fiction and Fantasy

It's Boxing Day, which means it's the perfect day to celebrate action. We love a cerebral hero, who thinks five thousand steps ahead and sets careful traps — but there's something to be said for an action hero, who goes on huge car chases, gets into massive fight scenes, and survives by the skin of his or her teeth. A… » 12/26/12 10:00am 12/26/12 10:00am

First look at Tom Hardy as the new Mad Max

We've seen the creepy creatures George Miller has been creating for his Mad Max sequel Mad Max: Fury Road, but we've yet to see the main character. Will Tom Hardy be able to fill the sandy boots of former Mad Max Mel Gibson? The very first image as Hardy in his Mad Max costume has surfaced, so judge for yourself! » 12/20/12 10:45am 12/20/12 10:45am