The first Avengers movie was the first film to capture the scale and vibrancy of a comic book on screen. The sequel, Age of Ultron, marks a smaller but still significant advance: This is the first movie to make superheroes feel larger than normal people... by getting more personal. Here’s our spoiler-free review. »
Last night’s episode of Agents of SHIELD was a terrific action movie, a major gamechanger for the TV show, and a prelude to Avengers: Age of Ultron, all rolled into one. But it was also a huge present to those of us who’ve been watching the show since the beginning, proving that it was all worthwhile. Spoilers ahead... »
The next mutant movie, X-Men: Apocalypse, is going to take place in the ‘80s. And director Bryan Singer has warned that while this will be an X-Men movie, it’s going to also be a massive monster movie at the same time. Well, at least Professor X still has his hair. »
We think of superhero weaknesses as being fancy or complicated — radioactive fragments of their old home planets, or the people they love. And that’s why superheroes win. In fact, most superheroes have super-obvious weak points. Here are 10 obvious superhero weakness that villains almost never attack. »
Actor Frank Grillo, a.k.a. Brock Rumlow, a.k.a. soon-t0-be comic book villain Crossbones, threw down some huge teases for his new look in the next Marvel movie, Captain America: Civil War. »
I’m the sort of person who reads up on movies before I go and see them. It’s very infrequent I just see something on a whim — but Push was one of the rare movies I went in blind. And somehow, in the age of today’s superhero blockbusters, it still stands as one of the most interesting superhero movies I’ve ever watched. »
Last night’s episode of Agents of SHIELD was pretty much chock full of temporary, uncomfortable team-ups. And the best part? Placing bets on who’s going to betray whom first. It’s like a race! Spoilers ahead... »
It’s finally here — the first HD footage of the clash between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. We’ve already watched the HD version a half dozen times, but now it’s time to pore over GIFs and screencaps, to catch every detail and all the insane drama. Here’s everything we spotted!
Marvel’s new series Daredevil doesn’t look like the company’s other television offerings, like Agents of SHIELD. The violence is bloodier, the palette murkier, the humor darker. But what convinced me this was something way different was the second episode — when the show avoided my least favorite trope. »
Monday, Michelle MacLaren left her role as Wonder Woman director. Today, another director has officially stepped in. And, in an interesting twist of superhero movie making fate, it's a former Marvel favorite, who never got their chance to make her superhero movie. »
Since its first episode, Agents of SHIELD has circled around the problem of how to deal with superhumans. At times, the show has felt like a regular spy adventure — but it's always come back to the problem of extraordinary abilities. Rarely, though, has the show's take on the issue felt as fresh as it did last night. »
Ever since it was announced that Spider-Man would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, everyone's been speculating what this total reboot of the character would look like. Now we know. »
It’s a good day for Daredevil fans, as Marvel’s anticipated series about the superhero without fear finally comes to Netflix. But what’s good for fans is likely bad for Daredevil, because his career has been one insane bummer after another. See for yourself! »
The best superhero movie ever made, The Incredibles, is getting a long-awaited sequel. And count your blessings — it's getting made by the original Incredibles director, Brad Bird. »
The Simpsons is often represented by clutter — the most famous posters for the show feature hundreds of characters, crammed into Springfield. But this show also contains a wealth of distinctive imagery, that stands alone. Shirts.com created a set of minimalist Simpsons posters, that are instantly recognizable. »
Last night's Agents of SHIELD was mostly about getting the pieces in place for the final episodes of the season — but "Afterlife" did contain a couple of clever misdirects, that totally pulled the rug out from under us. Spoilers ahead...
Seriously, this weekend is just insane with great cosplay. Here's our second batch of photos from Sakura-Con, Wondercon, Fan Expo Vancouver... and now some photos from Anime Boston as well! Truly we are living in an age of splendor. »
The word “office” usually makes us think of a drab and uninspiring sea of monochromatic cubicles. Not content with the status-quo, designer Ben Brucker decided to spruce his walls up—by creating pixelated superhero murals from over 8,000 post-it notes.