Get ready to fall in love with Veronica Mars all over again

Veronica Mars was a teen sleuth whose superpower was storytelling. She was adroit at making up clever lies and crafting fake identities, but it was always in the service of piecing together the truth — which was another story she constructed. Now she's starring in a big crowd-funded movie, which turns out to be about… » 3/14/14 9:00am 3/14/14 9:00am

Watch out: This book is addictively brilliant!

Ian Tregillis' Something More Than Night is one of those books that manages to be both clever and exciting — you want to pause to admire all the brilliant ideas he's tossing around, but you have to keep turning pages to see how it'll turn out. This tale of angels is so brilliant, you might even forgive its nonsensical… » 12/23/13 4:59pm 12/23/13 4:59pm

Warren Ellis' Gun Machine Is a Blood-Soaked Hymn to New York Gun…

Famed comic book writer Warren Ellis has just published his second novel, Gun Machine, a noir detective tale set five minutes into the future, when private security companies are on the cusp of taking over police departments and mobile phones have become bendy pieces of plastic. A serial killer is on the loose in New… » 2/04/13 11:40am 2/04/13 11:40am

Sleep No More = LARP + Shakespeare + Absinthe + Orgy Masks

Since March, Punchdrunk theater company's immersive Shakespeare adaptation Sleep No More has converted an entire Manhattan loft building into a 100-room abandoned hotel from the 1940s. » 11/13/11 3:40pm 11/13/11 3:40pm

First Guns-Blazing Shot of Bruce Willis in Rian Johnson's Looper

Bruce Willis means business, in the first image from Looper, the time-traveling noir adventure from Brick director Rian Johnson. You can see the full-size image over at Empire, along with a brief description of some footage they saw at Cannes. » 5/13/11 2:46pm 5/13/11 2:46pm