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The 5 Best And 5 Worst "I Wanted to Get Caught" Villain Schemes

Villains sure do like to be captured on purpose, don't they? We've seen it again and again as a trope, but it's not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it does show just how brilliant our bad guy is. And sometimes, it shows just how stupid our heroes are. Here are the best — and worst — times a villain got sent to the… »2/05/15 10:08am2/05/15 10:08am

20 Screenwriting Tricks And Tropes We Never Need To See Again

Pop culture is a never-ending source of wonder and amazement. We're seeing some really top-notch, innovative writing across every medium right now. But there's also a lot of tired, warmed-over stuff, that feels copy-pasted from script to script. Here are 20 screenwriting moves we'd be happy never to see again. »7/16/14 10:00am7/16/14 10:00am

Watch James Bond's new title sequence from Skyfall right now!

Daniel Kleinman is back and making beautiful Bond intros again! Kleinman, who made almost every Bond title sequence for years (about six films total) was cruelly passed over on Quantum of Solace. But he's returned to make beautiful title art for Skyfall. Don't get us wrong, we love MK12's QOS intro, but it was a… »11/14/12 3:20pm11/14/12 3:20pm

Steampunk Spy-Fi: Real-life gadgets perfect for a Victorian Era James Bond

What if the majesty of On Her Majesty's Secret Service was Queen Victoria? We might not have had the same type of Cold War gadgetry that made Ian Fleming's novels and the James Bond films, but the 19th century had its own brand of wonderful toys. Here are a handful of gadgets and tools the steampunk spy might want to… »11/10/12 11:00am11/10/12 11:00am

Could J.K. Simmons play J. Jonah Jameson in Amazing Spider-Man 2? Plus One Director Who's Definitely Not Doing Star Wars!

Mark Hamill talks some more about Star Wars: Episode VII — which one major director says he's definitely not doing. A new Oz: The Great and Powerful poster shows off the flying monkey action. Alex Proyas' Amped may be starring Thor and Catwoman. Check out two new clips of David Tennant's droid character from Star… »11/09/12 6:00am11/09/12 6:00am

Director Sam Mendes explains how Casino Royale saved James Bond

On the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films, director Sam Mendes strives to make Bond brand new again — and his new movie, Skyfall, is so self-aware that the clash between old and new is at the center of it. Can an old-school agent like James Bond still exist in today's world? What's the point of a Cold War secret… »11/07/12 12:02pm11/07/12 12:02pm

Just how awesomely insane is X-Men: Days of Future Past going to get?

Mad Max: Fury Road is in trouble once again, to the surprise of absolutely nobody. Stars Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus drop some Walking Dead knowledge. Check out Robocop's motorcycle in a new set video. And watch a brand new Skyfall trailer, and learn just how much longer we'll be seeing Gwen Stacy in the Amazing… »10/22/12 6:00am10/22/12 6:00am