The 10 Types of Fictional Apocalypses (And What They Mean)

The Apocalypse rules pop culture. Half the biggest literary novels these days are apocalyptic, and meanwhile The Walking Dead is a huge hit. Post-apocalyptic stories are what space opera was in the Space Age. But what are they about? Here are 10 types of apocalypses, and what they each signify. » 10/07/14 10:05am 10/07/14 10:05am

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Is the Most Upsetting Dystopia of All

Three years ago, audiences were blown away by Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a smart reimagining of the Apes franchise for the biotech age. Now ape protagonist Caesar is back in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, where humanity has been decimated by a plague and the planet's future is the grimmest you've ever seen. » 7/11/14 10:35am 7/11/14 10:35am

Reminder: Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes Was Very, Very Bad

Let's celebrate the soon-to-be-released Dawn of the Planet of the Apes by reminding ourselves of the movie that could have killed the franchise forever: Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes. So stare gape-jawed at its horror with one "Honest Trailer" and another video listing everything wrong with the film. It really is… » 7/02/14 4:00pm 7/02/14 4:00pm

Which classic Batman villains will be appearing in Gotham?

Rumor has it that Marvel's already cast Doctor Strange, and it isn't Johnny Depp. Scarlett Johansson promises that the Avengers sequel is equal parts deep and funny. Don't hold your breath for a Halo movie. One actor denies he's Gotham's Jim Gordon. Plus could Yoda play a vital role in the Star Wars sequels? Spoilers… » 1/16/14 6:00am 1/16/14 6:00am

10 Completely Ridiculous Ways the World Has Ended

The end of the world is a scary idea, but the way the world ends isn’t always so terrifying. As it turns out, society could collapse or the planet could get destroyed in a variety of dumb and/or ludicrous ways. Here are 10 doomsday scenarios we hope will kill us, if only so we don’t have to die of embarrassment. » 8/12/13 10:00am 8/12/13 10:00am