Marco Polo Discovers War, Sex, And Kung Fu In His New Netflix Series

When Netflix first announced it was doing a Marco Polo show, I wasn't particularly excited. But now that I've seen this first trailer — which seems to be going down the Game of Thrones route, i.e., plenty of political intrigue and sex. The difference is Marco Polo includes martial arts. I'm sold. » 10/29/14 7:20am Wednesday 7:20am

This Is the First Weekend in America With No Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday morning American broadcast TV was once animation's home field. Filling a cereal bowl with artificially colored sugar pebbles and staring at the tube was every kid's weekend plan. Not any more: For the first time in 50-plus years, you won't find a block of animation on broadcast this morning. It's the end of… » 10/04/14 6:16pm 10/04/14 6:16pm

The 20 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix Tomorrow

It's that time again. When the clock strikes midnight tonight—or sometime around then—dozens of movies will disappear from Netflix's streaming larders. Fortunately, you've still got time to plow through a few of your favorites. Here's a list of the very best movies that'll be gone come July. » 6/30/14 1:35pm 6/30/14 1:35pm

Rumor Patrol: A New Walking Dead Character, And Ant-Man's New Director

Read a page from the Hunger Games: Mockingjay script. Check out photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an aging T-800 in Terminator: Genesis. Sleepy Hollow gets a new sheriff and a possible new love interest. Check out an Earth to Echo trailer. And a pop star joins the guest cast of Doctor Who. Spoilers now! » 5/30/14 6:00am 5/30/14 6:00am

Post-Apocalyptic Spirituality and the Legacy of Battlestar Galactica

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Ronald D. Moore's 2003 adaptation of Battlestar Galactica was an instant classic. With its mix of apocalyptic thrills, politics, military strategy, survivalism, and spirituality, it was next-level entertainment for complicated times. » 4/10/14 12:03pm 4/10/14 12:03pm

Did Blackfish Make You Rethink That Childhood Trip to SeaWorld?

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You've heard about Blackfish — the critically acclaimed documentary about SeaWorld's captive orca program and its horrific effects on both the humans and animals involved. The film has been stirring up a lot of controversy since its release, with SeaWorld criticizing it as "propaganda," and musicians like Heart … » 4/09/14 12:01pm 4/09/14 12:01pm