Romance Fail: The Worst Fictional Pairings, and Why They Happen

Romance abounds in fiction — and science fiction and fantasy are full of epic romances too. But sometimes, it's just a bad idea. We see so many fictional couples that the writers clearly thought were a great idea, but are actually disasters. Here are the main signs that a fictional romance is a terrible, awful, bad… » 2/14/14 12:00pm 2/14/14 12:00pm

New Hints for X-Men: Apocalypse, Warcraft, Doctor Who and Walking Dead!

Why is Matt Smith doffing his costume in his final Doctor Who story? Hugh Jackman's in talks to play a surprising villain for Peter Pan's origin story. Bryan Singer reveals which X-Men MVPs will script X-Men: Apocalypse. The Strain casts a key character. Stargate Atlantis' Jewel Staite and David Hewlett reunite. … » 12/20/13 6:00am 12/20/13 6:00am

Just how god-like will Electro's powers get in Amazing Spider-Man 2?

While the trailers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have shown us tons of villains, Electro is the bad guy who takes center stage — and he has powers that go beyond what we've seen in the trailers so far. He'll go from the saddest of sad sacks to the man whose powers are far beyond anything Peter Parker can imagine. » 7/21/13 10:30am 7/21/13 10:30am

Read Michael Chabon's Script for Spider-Man 2

Michael Chabon wrote one of the smartest explorations of superheroes in his Pulitzer-winning The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, so it was exciting news when he agreed to write the script for Spider-Man 2. Unfortunately, some studio execs, in their wisdom, decided to bring in some other writers, including Smallville » 4/14/08 12:00pm 4/14/08 12:00pm