This Week's TV: Axe Cop comes to network TV! And fights space zombies!

There's a brand new TV movie with a premise so ridiculous, Sharknado is looking more plausible all the time. And Axe Cop goes to Zombie Space Island! Also on TV this week: the funniest-sounding Futurama in ages, Jonathan Frakes directs Falling Skies, and the origin of Adventure Time's BMO. Check out tons of clips and… » 7/22/13 9:00am 7/22/13 9:00am

A Virtual-Reality Racetrack Turns Into A Death Trap For Speed Racer Jr.

This week on TV, ummm... well, maybe we should all Netflix the same things and then discuss them as if they were newly televised. No, wait. Actually, it's not that bad. Among the things that may keep you from killing your TV this week: Batman meets his inspiration, Doctor Who follows Steven Moffat into a weird… » 6/23/08 9:00am 6/23/08 9:00am

The Awful Wreckage Of Speed Racer Spinoffs

The Wachowskis' Speed Racer movie isn't the first reinvention of the rubber-burning cartoon since its 1960s heyday. There's been a long line of Racer relaunches, sequels and spin-offs, many of them huge disasters. That doesn't stop people from trying to reinvent the wheel for the franchise, including the new animated… » 4/29/08 1:30pm 4/29/08 1:30pm