A Magical War Begins In Full Trailer For Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell


Susanna Clarke’s magical alternate history Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell comes to television soon, and this trailer gives us a hint of what the return of English magic will look like. Meet Gilbert Norrell, Jonathan Strange, the Gentleman with the Thistle-Down Hair, and all the people in their magical orbit. » 4/27/15 4:25pm Today 4:25pm

10 Obvious Superhero Weaknesses (That Supervillains Hardly Ever Exploit)

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. » 4/27/15 10:17am Today 10:17am

On Game Of Thrones, All The Oath-Breakers Debate The Meaning Of Faith

Many of our favorite Game of Thrones characters have broken sacred vows at this point. Jon Snow slept with a Wildling girl. Cersei made a mockery of her wedding vows. Roose Bolton stabbed his liege lord. But last night, we got to see them solemnly debating the meaning of religion, and what it means to be faithful. » 4/27/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

It Follows Director's New Gig: Developing A Mystery Series For TV

Great news for fans of indie horror smash It Follows: director David Robert Mitchell is bringing his retro-artful-terrifying touch to the small screen, in the form of a crime series titled Mr. Postman. As the title suggests, it’s about a postman. Who solves mysteries. Dark mysteries. » 4/23/15 8:00pm Thursday 8:00pm

It Finally Happened On Arrow, And It Was Awesome

During the flashback in last night’s episode, “The Fallen,” a deadly bioweapon is released because of Ollie’s butterfingers and no one cares. No one cares, because the A-plot gives us something we’ve been waiting for. Hell, we’ve been dying for it. But never in a million years did we think it would happen like this.
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Which TV Or Movie Adaptation Made You Ashamed To Be A Fan Of Something?

We all know that movie and TV versions of books, comics and games don’t always capture what’s truly great about them. But sometimes, they do something far worse. Which movie or TV version of a beloved story was so awful, it actually made you embarrassed to admit in public you were a fan? » 4/22/15 2:00pm Wednesday 2:00pm

Which Science Fiction Story Could Have Gone In A Much Darker Direction?

Lots of science fiction and fantasy stories like to flirt with real darkness — showing heroes who cross the line occasionally, or situations that have no right or wrong answer. But then they usually return to the path of lightness. Which story missed out on the potential to go to a really dark place? » 4/21/15 3:00pm 4/21/15 3:00pm

From Metropolis To Ex Machina: Why Are So Many Robots Female?

The new movie Ex Machina has been pushing people’s buttons. It features a seemingly vulnerable robot named Ava, who’s as beautiful as she is mysterious. But Ava’s just the latest in a long line of artificial seductresses, girlfriends and mothers. Why are so many thinking machines female? » 4/21/15 1:15pm 4/21/15 1:15pm