We Need to Take a Deep Breath and Calm the Fuck Down About Spoilers

Few (highly manageable) frustrations are more vexing than having an episode of your favorite TV show spoiled before you can watch it. You learn a pivotal plot point before you're ready and suddenly you're experiencing all the Kübler-Ross stages of grief. It's an ugly situation. Unfortunately, it's also an inevitable… » 4/18/14 5:26pm Yesterday 5:26pm

Which is Worse: A Game of Thrones Spoiler, or Detention?

A French mathematics teacher is said to have devised a powerful technique for keeping classroom chatter to a minimum: Whenever his class gets too noisy, he simply writes a spoiler from Game of Thrones on the board. As in: "Oh, you haven't finished reading A Storm of Swords? LET ME TELL YOU EVERYONE WHO DIES." » 3/23/14 7:45am 3/23/14 7:45am

Exclusive Concept Art of the Secret at the Heart of Pacific Rim

If you saw Pacific Rim this past weekend, you'll know there's a huge reveal towards the end of the movie. Something that wasn't featured in the trailers. And we've got some exclusive concept art showing it, below. » 7/15/13 9:40am 7/15/13 9:40am

New Doctor Who toys may give away Steven Moffat's next plot twists!

Steven Moffat delights in keeping Doctor Who fans on their toes — but you always know to expect a few things: 1) The Doctor's fame (or fake death) will be a major issue in his storylines. 2) There'll be some kind of temporal snafu that causes everybody to have to run around the same handful of sets over and over. 3)… » 1/30/13 3:30pm 1/30/13 3:30pm

Here is your possibly leaked Star Wars: Episode VII plot of the day

In celebration of the Earth's impending Mayan-mandated apocalypse, the good folks of the Reuters news agency decided to take a look at some Mayan temples, including the one seen in the background of the original Star Wars movie (on Yavin-4, to be specific). Tucked inside this little article was a bit of a thermal… » 12/19/12 11:40am 12/19/12 11:40am

Every Clue and Spoiler From the New Doctor Who Trailer!

Doctor Who's latest epic trailer is out, and it's full of Daleks, dinosaurs, gunfights and Weeping Angels. There are tons of new glimpses of the first five episodes of the season, which will be airing this fall. But what does it all mean? » 8/02/12 2:18pm 8/02/12 2:18pm

Famous Literary Critic Stanley Fish Explains Why You're Wrong to Care…

Stanley Fish is perhaps most famous for chipping away at the idea that texts have real meanings and moral principles matter, with all his deconstruction-y lit-crittery. But now he's causing a new stir, by claiming that spoilers don't matter, and people who complain about spoilers aren't really enjoying texts the right… » 5/22/12 1:40pm 5/22/12 1:40pm

We break down the new Dark Knight Rises trailer, screencap by screencap

You've seen the preview for The Dark Knight Rises and read the synopsis of the teaser footage. Now check out over twenty scenes from the latest trailer with annotations. Anne Hathaway loves symbolism! » 12/19/11 11:25am 12/19/11 11:25am