People Who Said "I'll Hold Them Off" -- And Didn't Die

Whenever someone speaks these four words, he or she is marked for death. No, not "I love you too" — but "I'll hold them off." Whoever volunteers to hold off the bad guys while everyone else gets away is doomed. Except not always. Here are people who held off the bad guys and lived. » 1/24/14 11:41am 1/24/14 11:41am

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

Is Captain America 2 the origin story of another Marvel supervillain?

Get the first real details about Doctor Who's Christmas special. We may get a chance to see the director's cut of Snowpiercer after all, Ant-Man casting rumors are solidifying, and Avengers: Age of Ultron has a script ready. Plus, what's special about Norman Osborne's introduction in Amazing Spider-Man 2? Spoilers now! » 11/27/13 6:00am 11/27/13 6:00am

The Mortal Instruments is like The Avengers of teen fantasy

Remember when The Avengers came out, and it was just so gleefully jam-packed with crazy shit? Like, they shook the bag until every last thing fell out? The Mortal Instruments is like that, except for teen urban fantasy. This movie has everything in it, and it will make you laugh until you pass out. » 8/21/13 9:00am 8/21/13 9:00am

Hints and Revelations for The Crow, The Giver, Maze Runner and TMNT!

The Crow comic creator joins the movie remake. The Giver gets a lead. Shredder gets a new backstory in the TMNT movie. Go behind the scenes at The World's End. Get a sneak peek at The Maze Runner and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Plus find out what's ahead in Teen Wolf, Arrow and the season finale of Defiance. » 7/03/13 6:00am 7/03/13 6:00am

Will the Mortal Instruments movie keep the gay hero from the books?

Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments books have a lot in common with other recent urban fantasies — but one thing they have that's different is a major character who's revealed to be gay. We caught up with the stars of the film at Wondercon, and asked whether that will remain the case on screen. Spoilers ahead... » 4/05/13 3:29pm 4/05/13 3:29pm

Mortal Instruments is like the sexy Harry Potter who kills with swords and hangs out at horrible clubs

We're really not sure what to make of the new YA movie adaptation Mortal Instruments. On one hand, it's got an interesting premise. On the other hand, if we see another movie or book about an underground magic world with a chosen one kid who will save us all, we may stab our eyes out with forks. » 4/02/13 8:50am 4/02/13 8:50am

Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments has become a movie that has EVERYTHING in it

Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments novels have a huge following of teenagers and adults, but how will they translate to the big screen? We saw a smidgen of new footage here at Wondercon, which drove home the fact that this movie basically has everything in it. There's enough stuff for 10 movies. Spoilers ahead... » 3/30/13 3:21pm 3/30/13 3:21pm

Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Aren't Remakes, Sequels or Prequels

They're rebooting Spider-Man. They're remaking Total Recall. Sometimes, when you're in the middle of summer movie craziness, it can seem like every movie is based on an already-existing movie. But that's not really true — there are actually tons of genre movies in development that are new concepts, at least as far as… » 6/27/12 11:15am 6/27/12 11:15am