What's the Most Cringe-Inducing Moment in Any Comic Book Movie?

We’ve had scores and scores of comic-book movies in the past few decades—we counted 105 actual superhero films, but there are plenty more films based on comics. And not surprisingly, they’ve had some awful moments, along with great ones. But what’s the most horrendous moment in any comic-book film? »7/30/15 5:53pm7/30/15 5:53pm

When Did Summer Become Science Fiction Overkill Season?

This summer will be the biggest "blockbuster" movie season ever, with no fewer than 23 would-be smash hits coming out between early May and mid-August. It didn't used to be this way. Back in the mists of time — like, say, in the late 1990s — there were only one or two big science fiction movies per summer, and only a… »4/16/08 1:09pm4/16/08 1:09pm

The Coolest Rumors (That Turned Out To Be Fake)

Quentin Tarantino will direct at least one of the Star Wars prequel films — which features a naked Natalie Portman. Meanwhile, Star Trek XI is all about the evil Captain Kirk from the alternate "Mirror Mirror" universe teaming up with an evil Picard and an evil Archer. If only every rumor in science fiction turned out… »3/26/08 1:20pm3/26/08 1:20pm