What's The Worst Movie That Saved Your Life On A Long Airplane Flight?

Something magical happens on a long-haul airplane flight. Sometimes the absolute worst movie is the best medicine. In that half-awake, dehydrated state somewhere over the ocean, with babies screaming and people kicking your seat, a truly terrible movie is the best distraction. What's the worst movie you've ever loved… » 12/19/14 2:30pm Friday 2:30pm

Are We Entering The Age Of The Practical Superhero Costume?

This year two big Superheroines have gone through major redesigns - Batgirl and, this week, Spider-Woman. Both designs shared a similar mantra: ditch the spandex, and get practical. But are they first steps in revitalising superhero designs into something more feasible in the 21st Century? » 12/19/14 4:14pm Friday 4:14pm

Great Villains Whose Schemes Aren't Just Aimed At Destroying The Hero

Sometimes it seems like every villain is obsessed with murdering the hero of the story. (Or making the hero realize they're alike.) But it's not true — in fact, some of the best villains have their own goals, and the hero just happens to get in the way. Here are some great villains whose schemes don't revolve around… » 12/16/14 8:00am 12/16/14 8:00am

10 Classic Dr. Strange Storylines That Would Be Perfect For Cumberbatch

At long last, we know who's playing Dr. Strange, the Sorcerer Supreme, in Marvel's upcoming movie, due Nov. 2016. But who is Dr. Strange? And what's so great about him? We've rounded up eight fantastic storylines about the surgeon-turned-wizard that are both awesome, and provide great material for Benedict Cumberbatch. » 12/10/14 9:15am 12/10/14 9:15am

NOW It's Official: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Playing Dr. Strange!

We've been hearing for months that the Imitation Game and Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch, was in line to play the Sorcerer Supreme in Marvel's big movie in 2016. But now it's really official. Marvel has announced that Cumberbatch will be playing the surgeon who suffers an accident and gains mystic powers. » 12/04/14 3:01pm 12/04/14 3:01pm

How Marvel Made Us Forget Just How Dark A Superhero's Life Really Is

Whether you prefer your superheroes consumed with despair (yeah, we see you over there in the shadows, Batman) or you prefer your superheroes a little more cheery (and we see you in the shadows right behind him, Lego Batman), it can be a pretty gloomy life — even if we miss it the first time around. » 12/02/14 4:36pm 12/02/14 4:36pm

The World Lost One of Its Greatest Superheroes Last Week

If you've never watched Spanish television but live near any Spanish speakers, you might be wondering who this "Chespirito" guy was that everyone keeps talking about, or what the deal with the red bug-suited superhero is. That, my friends, is one of the greatest superheroes the world has ever known: Chapulin Colorado! » 12/01/14 3:30am 12/01/14 3:30am