The Greatest Spies In Pop Culture, Ranked

If you believe fiction, spies are everywhere. You cannot turn around without bumping into someone in a wig, armed with a gun masquerading as a tasteful pair of earrings, and carrying secret plans in microdot form. There are so many, we decided to rank them. » 2/12/15 12:10pm 2/12/15 12:10pm

​Celebrate the other scifi classic that had an anniversary this weekend

Mystery Science Theater 3000 had its 25th anniversary on Sunday, and Shout Factory is celebrating it with a brand-new special edition that includes six classic episodes. Plus there's wolf children, knights on motorcycles, and more, all in This week's DVDs! » 11/25/13 2:20pm 11/25/13 2:20pm

A Western set on Mars? Yes please! The CW is developing Red, a frontier story about the first settlement on Mars, from The Mentalist creator Bruno Heller. Characters include a female sheriff, a doctor and a criminal. Could be fun! » 9/24/13 2:42pm 9/24/13 2:42pm

RED 2 is a classic example of an inferior sequel

RED was a fun little movie, that was worth watching just for Bruce Willis being Batman, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich acting silly and above all Helen Mirren kicking ass in high heels. RED 2 struggles to recapture the magic of the original, but it's a perfect example of a sequel that doesn't have a good reason to… » 7/19/13 11:20am 7/19/13 11:20am

Mad nuclear scientist Anthony Hopkins joins new Red 2 trailer

We thought Red 2, the movie based on Warren Ellis' original spy comic, was already over-stuffed with stars, but isn't there always room for Anthony Hopkins playing a mad scientist who assembled a secret nuclear bomb underneath Moscow was imprisoned for 30+ years? We say yes, and this new Red 2 trailer backs us up. » 4/26/13 10:20am 4/26/13 10:20am

The aliens in Battleship could have been much weirder

We've already glimpsed the marauding swarms of aliens in Battleship, with their shiny armor and sinister goatees. (In fact, if you live outside the United States, you've already seen it.) » 5/08/12 1:07pm 5/08/12 1:07pm

Why are Martian sunsets blue?

The sunset pictured here may look strange to you and me, but on Mars it's a rather common sight. A bluish hue radiates outward from the setting Sun, fading gradually before taking on a pinkish tinge. » 4/30/12 1:22pm 4/30/12 1:22pm

Watch Van Halen’s Sammy Hagar reenact his alien abduction on TV

In case you were confused as to exactly how Van Halen's Sammy Hagar was abducted by aliens (something he admitted to last month in his new autobiography Red), Hagar reenacted the entire horrific experience on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch. » 4/20/11 9:55am 4/20/11 9:55am

Van Halen's Sammy Hagar was abducted by Aliens

Ever wonder where former Van Halen lead singer Sammy Hagar found inspiration for the UFO abduction songs like "Silver Lights" and "Hot Rocks"? From personal experience. Yes, Hagar was abducted by aliens. Multiple times. » 3/21/11 1:41pm 3/21/11 1:41pm

Red is irresistible to heterosexual females of all species

If you're a vertebrate female, chances are that you're attracted to the color red, and that includes humans. It's one of the oddest facts in all biology - no matter what the species, women seem to love red. » 3/16/11 10:35am 3/16/11 10:35am

First photos and video of Spider-Man in action. Plus Joe Johnston…

Spider-Man has hit the streets of Los Angeles, but a certain beloved character apparently won't be coming with him. Director Joe Johnston says Captain America is amazingly entertaining. Plus Chris Hemsworth talks Thor and The Avengers. How about some spoilers! » 1/19/11 6:00am 1/19/11 6:00am

Behemoth: Syfy's biggest, craziest monster movie yet!

Screw Sharktopus. Frak Mansquito. This Saturday, Syfy has a planet-sized kaiju: Behemoth! Also, this week's television is weirdly obsessed with mega-earthquakes. Alyson Hannigan joins The Simpsons. Jeff Bridges meets a flying blow-up doll. Plus Adventure Time, V and Clone Wars. » 1/10/11 9:00am 1/10/11 9:00am

Felicia Day on werewolf hunting and her new role on Eureka

We talked werewolf slaying with this year's modern-day Red Riding Hood, Felicia Day. Plus she revealed a tiny bit more about her recurring Eureka character, Dr. Holly Marten. » 10/29/10 4:30pm 10/29/10 4:30pm

10 less-known Warren Ellis comics (that are worth your ducats)

Red may have featured Helen Mirren firing a gatling gun, but the film wasn't indicative of Warren Ellis' work as a whole. Here are 10 amazing tales from Ellis' oeuvre about such topics as transhuman deities and a dead Galactus. » 10/24/10 11:55pm 10/24/10 11:55pm

"Red" proves the action movie and the comic book movie have finally…

Comic-book movies and action movies have so much in common: the unrealistic action, the loopy characterization, the WTF-laden plots. But now that more straight-up action movies are being made based on comics, the two genres have merged. Exhibit A: Red. » 10/15/10 1:41pm 10/15/10 1:41pm

Darren Aronofsky is almost certainly doing Wolverine 2, and the…

We still don't know which Spider-Man villain Rhys Ifans is playing, but an astute observer has come up with a pretty convincing guess. Yet another actor denies he's a Batman villain. We'll be waiting awhile for Kick-Ass 2. Spoilers today! » 10/13/10 6:00am 10/13/10 6:00am

X-Men prequel is reenacting original film's opening scene. Plus The…

X-Men: First Class pays tribute to Bryan Singer's original movie from the first scene...with a twist. Nic Cage fights Satan in Ghost Rider 2. John Malkovich explains his Transformers character. Colonel Tigh is back as the DC universe's deadliest assassin. » 10/04/10 6:00am 10/04/10 6:00am

Fall movie preview: 10 movies we're sure will rule, and 10 that might…

It's been a mostly underwhelming movie summer. But fear not, moviegoers! There are still 10 movies left in 2010 that look set to rock your worlds, including Monsters, Skyline and Tron. And there are 10 more that, well...could surprise us. » 8/18/10 3:41pm 8/18/10 3:41pm

Science fiction fans rejoice! McG is directing a romantic comedy

Terminator Salvation director McG was in the running to direct the zombie cop film R.I.P.D., an adaptation of the Dark Horse graphic novel. But the L.A. Times reports he's going to be too busy directing his romantic comedy project, This Means War, which means R.I.P.D. could fall to director Robert Schwentke (who's… » 8/13/10 4:01pm 8/13/10 4:01pm

Loki explains what he's going to do to Thor, plus how to get the feel…

The villain of Thor explains why you really shouldn't see him as just a villain. Great new pictures from Red, Super, and Never Let Me Go. See the trailers for True Blood, Eureka, and Warehouse 13! Thank goodness it's spoilers! » 7/30/10 6:00am 7/30/10 6:00am