10 Rules of Blockbuster Movies that Hollywood Forgot

It's halfway through the summer movie season, and there's a lot of hand-wringing about the state of the Tentpole Film — yes, in spite of Avengers. This year has seen some huge high-profile flops, plus some massive films that underperformed Stateside. And meanwhile, some of the biggest films in the pipeline are having… » 6/26/12 10:00am 6/26/12 10:00am

Choose even more of the worst science fiction movies ever: The…

Crown the very worst scifi movie ever made! It's down to the sweet sixteen and it's going to get ugly. The Happening goes up against Eddie Murphy's Pluto Nash. What was the biggest upset from the last polling? Dreamcatcher losing to Catwoman! It's horrible movie madness! Madness we tell you! VOTE NOW! » 3/23/12 3:24pm 3/23/12 3:24pm

New Legend of Korra scene shows off the The Last Airbender version of

We've seen a bunch of scenes from Avatar: The Legend of Korra so far, but this might just be the craziest. From the Korra Nation fan site, here's a look at Korra's professional bending team — The Fire Ferrets — in action. It's like ultimate frisbee with flamethrowers! Hat tip to Syafiqjabar of Mars. » 3/08/12 4:40pm 3/08/12 4:40pm

Watch a new scene from Avatar: The Legend of Korra right now!

We saw the trailer recently, and now the latest scene from the upcoming Avatar: The Legend of Korra has hit the web. In this sequence, we see our heroine's aptitude for elemental bending at an early age. The show should be out sometime this year. Hat tip to Syafiqjabar of Mars! » 3/06/12 6:55am 3/06/12 6:55am

The new Avatar: The Legend of Korra trailer, in all its polar bear-dog …

We've seen snippets of the show so far — now exult in the brand new trailer for Avatar: The Legend of Korra. This show takes place 70 years after the original series and stars Korra, a disciple of Aang's son Tenzin. Alas, no firm date has been announced yet, but Korra should air sometime this year. Behold! » 2/24/12 5:00pm 2/24/12 5:00pm

First scene from Avatar: The Legend of Korra shows our heroine kicking …

You've seen the opening credits and the trailer — now check out the first sequence from Avatar: The Legend of Korra, in which the series' protagonist beats up some goons. We saw a snippet of this scene in the trailer before. Looking jazzy! The show will debut sometime in 2012. » 1/15/12 10:45am 1/15/12 10:45am

Hit Movies That Everybody Thinks Were Flops

The history of genre movies is littered with massive, lavish failures — movies that took hundreds of millions of dollars and tossed the money down a sinkhole. But some of the movies that everybody "knows" were box office disasters actually did really well, when you look at the numbers. » 1/05/12 9:00am 1/05/12 9:00am

See the opening credits to The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra

Get ready to forget the summer of 2010 happened all over again! The opening credits for Nickelodeon's upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender spin-off The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra has hit the web. This clip, along with the trailer we saw a while back, looks enjoyably epic — the new series will premiere in 2012. » 12/03/11 4:50pm 12/03/11 4:50pm

More Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies that Hollywood Could…

The Last Airbender wasn't punishment enough. Whatever we did to deserve Hollywood's "racebending" shenanigans, we've still earned more suffering. Tron Legacy's Garrett Hedlund is reportedly starring in Akira. And there's still the Americanized Cowboy Bebop in the pipeline too. And an Americanized Space Battleship Yamato. » 10/25/11 12:00pm 10/25/11 12:00pm

Best and Worst Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies of 2010

This year's best movies played with genres in ways that changed their audiences' perceptions. Video-game movies, action movies, heist movies and superhero movies — they all had dazzling reinventions. Here are the 10 best and worst SF/fantasy movies of 2010. » 12/27/10 4:09pm 12/27/10 4:09pm

The terrible hallmarks of toy-driven movie-making

It's been 30 years since Gary Kurtz and George Lucas split because Lucas wanted toys to dictate the storytelling in Star Wars. Since then, toy-driven movie-making has gone way beyond Lucas' grubbiest dreams. Here are the hallmarks of toy-centric storytelling. » 8/16/10 3:52pm 8/16/10 3:52pm

What the Last Airbender TV series has that the movie doesn't

With over 20 episodes in Avatar: The Last Airbender's first season, we knew M. Night Shyamalan would have to cut a lot to adapt it. But what ended up on the cutting room floor could have really helped this film. » 7/02/10 5:23pm 7/02/10 5:23pm