"How Did This Turn Into A Flirty Thing?" Amy Acker Talks Root And Shaw

The new season of Person of Interest plunged us into a dystopian A.I.-monitored world. And all of a sudden, Root is the linchpin of everything, as she helps the undercover Machine Gang. We talked to Amy Acker about Root's new role, her flirtation with Shaw, and whether Root will be meeting Samaritan's right-hand woman… » 9/29/14 4:13pm Yesterday 4:13pm

Which Story Went Terribly Wrong, But Then Managed A Beautiful Ending?

The world is full of stories that stoked up your excitement, only to deliver a weak ending. But sometimes, the opposite happens — sometimes you get a disastrous middle, and then a story randomly pulls out a beautiful ending. What's the most wonderful ending to a weak story you've ever seen? » 9/29/14 2:10pm Yesterday 2:10pm

Last Night's Posthuman Simpsons Couch Gag Was The Weirdest One Yet

The Simpsons' couch gags have turned into a showcase for different directors and animators who often turn the opening credits into spectacular short films. We're particularly in love with the sublime strangeness of last night's couch gag, which imagines the animated family some 8,000 years in the future. » 9/29/14 1:20pm Yesterday 1:20pm

Can You Find All The New Villains Teased In This Gotham Season Preview?

Whatever issues the first episode of Gotham had, this newest trailer for the show — one that teases the entire first season — indicates it could very well deliver on the potential seen in the premiere. But if it's not going to deliver on the potential, it's definitely going to deliver more Bat-villains. » 9/29/14 12:48pm Yesterday 12:48pm

With This Episode, Doctor Who Season 8 Starts To Pay Off, Big Time

"The Caretaker" is my favorite episode of the Peter Capaldi era of Doctor Who thus far. And it's also probably going to turn out to be the episode where this season really "clicks" for me. Really great stuff, that puts the Doctor on the spot in a way we've never seen before. Spoilers ahead... » 9/27/14 7:00pm Saturday 7:00pm

Which Movie Or TV Show Had Such Bad VFX, It Threw You Out Of The Story?

It's amazing what technical wizardry (and millions of dollars) can bring to life on screen these days. CG and practical effects can show stuff that would have been impossible even a few years ago. But when it fails... it fails hard. Which movie or TV show distracted you fatally with its lackluster effects? » 9/26/14 2:00pm Friday 2:00pm

15 Other Ridiculous Ways We Could Meet New Batman Characters On Gotham

Poison Ivy as a plant-toting tot? The Riddler as a medical examiner? Gotham's taken some weird liberties with the Batman mythos in its new TV series, but there are plenty more villains as well as heroes Gotham has yet to give us! Here are our surmises for how Gotham will reimagine these 15 prominent Bat-characters. » 9/26/14 10:02am Friday 10:02am