In Pirates!, Aardman's puppets celebrate the power of pretending

You can't take your little kids to The Hunger Games, or some busybody will call Child Protective Services on you. (There's always one.) You tried dragging your five-year-old to Jiro Dreams of Sushi, and she started demanding a pee break every five minutes. So what are you going to do with your squirming sprogs this… » 4/27/12 12:38pm 4/27/12 12:38pm

Why Queen Victoria Has a Steam Engine Under Her Skirts in Pirates! Band…

Aardman Animations has paid tribute to weird gadgets and strange machinations with the Wallace and Gromit series and the movie Chicken Run. And Pirates! Band of Misfits, which opens tomorrow, sees a pirate crew running up against Charles Darwin and other scientists, in Victorian England. » 4/26/12 11:46am 4/26/12 11:46am

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… » 4/23/12 2:13pm 4/23/12 2:13pm