In Pompeii, [insert your pun about volcanoes here]

Ah, Pompeii. It's become a cliché for unwitting, inescapable doom, the fragility of life in the shadow of uncaring nature. And in Pompeii, opening today, Paul W. S. Anderson turns this tale of an ill-fated city into an accidental comedy that happens to have a volcano in it to absolutely no one's surprise. » 2/21/14 9:15am 2/21/14 9:15am

Could the next Pacific Rim film be a prequel? Plus New RoboCop Pics!

But don't hold your breath for Clash of the Titans 3. Orla Brady talks more about her "killer nun" character in Doctor Who's Christmas special. Plus, a fresh set of photos featuring the humanity at the center of Robocop. Will we finally get to the bottom of Coulson's resurrection? Spoilers now! » 12/24/13 6:00am 12/24/13 6:00am

Pompeii trailer is historical disaster porn with greasy, greasy abs

Congratulations, Kit Harington, your old-timey Roman abs are the most ridiculous abs in the long history of greased abs — truly, you've outdone yourself, sir. Behold the six-pack majesty in the brand new trailer for Paul W.S. Anderson's Pompeii (also a giant volcano explodes and kills the whole town and stuff). » 12/05/13 7:40am 12/05/13 7:40am

First Pompeii Trailer Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies

Oh man, Paul W.S. Anderson's take on the destruction of the Roman city of Pompeii looks ridiculous. What are the bets that someone accidentally spills a stash of ancient gun powder and shrapnel into Mount Vesuvius, thus turning the volcano into a GUNCANO? What sort of horrible, bomb-like noise will the EXPLODING ASH… » 8/22/13 8:30am 8/22/13 8:30am

A weird chart comparing lewd graffiti in ancient Pompeii and 1960s Los…

The 1973 study "Graffiti: Some Observations and Speculations" by Dr. Harvey Lomas included this colorful chart matching bawdy vandalism from First Century Pompeii with its thematic descendants in Sixties Los Angeles. As you can see here, we've had our mind in the gutter for approximately two millennia. » 11/06/11 12:30pm 11/06/11 12:30pm