Men in Black III's villain could have looked a lot more horrific

Boris the Animal, the monstrous villain of Men in Black III, had some creepy touches, including the weird teeth and the spidery things coming out of the palms of his hands. But he could have looked a lot nastier, judging from this early concept art by Kevin Chen, based on designs by superstar creature designer Rick… » 1/17/13 2:32pm 1/17/13 2:32pm

Biggest Box Office Hits and Misses of Summer 2012

This was another brutal summer, where movie titans did battle. And now that it's over, some films stand tall and victorious, while others lay dead in the killing fields. Back at the start of the summer, we asked you which movies would be a sleeper hit, and which movies would be a surprise flop. Now it's time to find… » 8/13/12 12:13pm 8/13/12 12:13pm

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

Watch how MIB3 threw Will Smith off the Chrysler Building

Men in Black 3 dethroned Avengers this past weekend, hitting number one at the box office. But before we marvel at Will Smith's ticket selling power, let's take a minute to dissect some of the more spectacular VFX shots and alien beasties created to make the third Men In Black movie look so cool. First up, check out… » 5/29/12 12:30pm 5/29/12 12:30pm

Men in Black 3 will erase all meaning in your life

Will Smith has starred in lots of formulaic movies. And he knows better than anyone that there's something comforting as well as exhilarating about a movie that plays out according to a set of steps. Which is what makes Men in Black 3 so weird: it's a movie where the blockbuster formula is the opposite of comforting. » 5/25/12 9:08am 5/25/12 9:08am

Best and Worst Movie Threequels of All Time

When it comes to movie series, the third time is definitely not the charm. Some of the best movies ever made are the second films in a franchise — but it's a rare third film that achieves true greatness. This Friday sees the release of Men in Black III, and everybody's wondering if it can be better than the… » 5/23/12 11:00am 5/23/12 11:00am

What Men in Black III Learned from the Second Film's Mistakes

Barry Sonnenfeld has been making Men in Black movies for 15 years. We were lucky enough to talk to him one-on-one and find out the secrets of making a Men in Black movie. Including what Sonnenfeld learned from the much maligned second flick, why some MIB staples aren't in the third film, and how the series has changed … » 5/23/12 9:32am 5/23/12 9:32am

Orson Scott Card reveals secrets of the Ender's Game movie. Plus…

Orson Scott Card reveals the most difficult thing from his book to translate to the big screen. Guillermo del Toro talks possible casting for Pinocchio. Alan Ball reveals more details about Christopher Meloni's True Blood vampire modernist. Plus, the sibling dynamic we'll see in Thor 2, and Star Trek takes its first… » 5/23/12 6:00am 5/23/12 6:00am

The Classic Origins of Today's Hollywood Design

Science fiction and fantasy continue to rule at the movies — and with their reign comes a lot of nostalgia for the futuristic designs of yesteryear. Today's movies are full of cool retro design elements — just check out our collection to nods to the pasts in new and upcoming movies, from Prometheus, Men In Black 3, to » 5/09/12 11:18am 5/09/12 11:18am

Every one of Rick Baker's aliens from Men In Black III is a work of art

Pretty much the one thing we remain excited about in Men in Black III is the fact that monster creator and movie legend Rick Baker was involved. We knew he was going to make beautiful retro alien creatures — and from the looks of this massive gallery, he didn't disappoint. Behold the world of wonders Baker had made… » 5/01/12 10:46am 5/01/12 10:46am

33 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies that Could Rock Your Summer

This year's summer movies just won't let up. There's Joss Whedon's Avengers, Chris Nolan's third Batman film, and Ridley Scott's long-awaited return to space horror. Plus maybe a dozen other movies that look like they could be totally fantastic. Here's our complete list of 32 movies coming out between now and September … » 4/23/12 2:13pm 4/23/12 2:13pm