How Big A Part Will Wolverine Play in X-Men: Apocalypse?

Mark Hamill talks about coming back to Star Wars, Christoph Waltz denies being the head of SPECTRE, and Cobie Smulders explains what Maria Hill's up to in Avengers: Age of Ultron. The Flash casts Cisco's brother and adds another villain to its list. Plus a ton of details about Batman v. Superman's attempt to address … » 12/17/14 6:00am Yesterday 6:00am

The Secret To Keeping A Universe Fresh? Don't Worry So Much About Canon

A long-running franchise can accumulate a pretty complex and labyrinthine world after it's been around for decades. And that world will include plenty of stuff that's great, plenty that's not-so-great, and a few things that contradict each other. So, what's a sprawling fictional universe to do? » 12/12/14 4:20pm Friday 4:20pm

These Science Fiction And Fantasy Books Make Absolutely Perfect Gifts

As Emily Dickinson famously said, there is nothing as frigging awesome as a book. And there's no better present than a cool-looking book, that can adorn someone's coffee table but also provide hours of mind-expanding entertainment. Here are 23 science fiction book gifts your friends will love. » 12/11/14 12:00pm 12/11/14 12:00pm

The New Star Wars Theme Park Rides Will Be Based on The Force Awakens

Sad days for those hoping that Disney would be making more attractions in the vein of Star Tours, allowing visitors to leap into the world of the original trilogy (let's be honest — no one's upset about the lack of prequel rides). Nothing new will make it into the Disney parks that isn't related to new films. » 12/11/14 3:00am 12/11/14 3:00am

​Should Any Star Wars Movies Be Made Without George Lucas?

Happy holidays, folks! It's just about time for me to shack up with Olivia Williams in our annual winter vacation, so this is the last "Postal Apocalypse" for a few weeks. Do not weep, for I'll return on December 31st, so keep on sending your letters and I'll try to have an extra big mailbag to make up for it. » 12/10/14 10:00am 12/10/14 10:00am

My Three-Year-Old Just Wrecked Star Wars for Me

My younger son and I have ongoing and endless discussions about Star Wars, the principal folktale in which he finds meaning. When his brother was around the same age, he demanded that I tell him and re-tell him the story of the Three Little Pigs. This one waits for a pause in the dinner conversation every day, then… » 12/09/14 5:42pm 12/09/14 5:42pm

Does Anyone Really Think Star Wars Ruined Science Fiction?

The meme has been going around pretty much since Star Wars first came out in 1977: Star Wars wrecked science fiction. George Lucas' extravagant space opera messed up a genre that was fumbling towards grown-up sophistication. This idea made a bit of a come-back with the Force Awakens teaser, and it's time to kill it. » 12/09/14 11:45am 12/09/14 11:45am

Which Iconic Character Will Already Be Dead in Batman v. Superman?

Al Pacino has met with Marvel, but could he actually appear in a Marvel movie? Jason Momoa reveals how many movies he'll play Aquaman in. George Lucas isn't that interested in J.J. Abrams' Star Wars. Plus a ton of information about Doctor Who's scary "thriller" of a Christmas episode. Spoilers now! » 12/09/14 6:00am 12/09/14 6:00am