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

Why does live-action fantasy fail at the movies?

Apart from Harry Potter, Twilight and the Tolkien adaptations, live-action fantasy movies always seem to tank these days. Latest case in point: Mortal Instruments, which underperformed massively, taking in only about $14 million on a $60 million budget. Why are fantasy movies cursed? » 8/26/13 1:33pm 8/26/13 1:33pm

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 …

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…

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,…

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

Lily Collins on starring in Mortal Instruments AND Julia Roberts' Snow…

Lily Collins is stepping into two huge roles. It was just announced that she's playing Snow White in the untitled film where Julia Roberts plays the Evil Queen. And she's also starring in the movie of Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments. » 4/02/11 5:05pm 4/02/11 5:05pm