Have all the secrets of Matt Smith's last Doctor Who been revealed?

Could Stephen King's The Stand become a movie at last? Stan Lee's working on a movie for Sony, details have emerged about the in-development Agent Carter series, and someone we know well is getting shot by Oliver on Arrow. Plus, there's a rumor CBS is working on two Star Trek series — but what are they about? Spoilers… » 11/28/13 6:00am 11/28/13 6:00am

New Marvel Game Gives Stan Lee Eleven Super-Powers. And Immortality.

No one likes to think about it but there will be a day when Stan Lee’s cameos will end. He may be an indefatigable 90-year-old but the co-creator of The Fantastic Four, Hulk and Spider-Man is still only human. But, in the upcoming Lego Marvel Super-Heroes video game, Stan Lee is pretty much omnipotent. » 9/10/13 4:02pm 9/10/13 4:02pm

90-year-old Stan Lee is a parkour master with his own theme song,…

Stan Lee has done plenty in his 90 years on this planet Earth, but now you can add "parkour master" to his titles of "creator of some of the greatest comics characters of all time" and "movie cameo star." Watch Stan jump, roll and climb his way through L.A. with skills that would even inpress Spider-Man. » 3/14/13 10:30am 3/14/13 10:30am

Stan Lee makes Batman, Inception, and Star Wars better by adding more…

The folks at How It Should Have Ended are pros at cooking up better, hilarious endings to blockbuster films, and Stan Lee has a tendency to show up in every Marvel movie. So what happens when the two team up to insert Stan Lee in non-Marvel movies? Let's just say there would be fewer Star Wars films in the world—and… » 2/16/13 7:30am 2/16/13 7:30am

Amazing Spider-Man: A Superhero Movie That's Actually About Heroism

There are many types of superhero movies: campy, dark-and-gritty, kid-friendly, gonzo, etc. But really, there are just two kinds: movies that actually have something to say about heroism and sacrifice, and ones that don't. On that basis alone, Amazing Spider-Man is a win. » 7/03/12 9:00am 7/03/12 9:00am

In 1992, Stan Lee gave Todd McFarlane and Rob Liefeld 20 minutes to…

As part of his 1992 Comic Book Greats VHS series — which featured (deep breath) such luminaries as Todd McFarlane, Rob Liefeld, Jim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Will Eisner, the Romitas, Sergio Aragones, and Jack Davis and Harvey Kurtzman — Smiling Stan Lee asked Rob "X-Force" Liefeld and Todd "Spawn" McFarlane to invent a… » 12/10/11 9:45am 12/10/11 9:45am

Everyone in HBO's Superheroes documentary is going to die

Much as we love Batman, we certainly don't think it's a wise idea to go out into the streets looking for crime to fight. People have guns. They will shoot you in the face. So naturally HBO's latest documentary Superheroes (about real life superhero crime fighters) makes us incredibly uncomfortable. Watch the first… » 8/03/11 12:36pm 8/03/11 12:36pm

Coolest Shakespeare Riffs in Science Fiction and Fantasy

With The Tempest, opening tomorrow, Julie Taymor and Helen Mirren bring a splashy fantasy vibe to the Bard. But science fiction and fantasy have been playing with Shakespeare forever. Here are the greatest Shakespeare homages and cover versions in SF. » 12/09/10 5:10pm 12/09/10 5:10pm