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The REAL Reason Why Superhero Romances Are Always Doomed

Everybody knows that superheroes can't have successful love lives. If a costumed hero does get married to his or her long-term love interest, then the multiverse winds up breaking (or Satan intervenes) to thwart it. Is this because happy relationships are boring? Or is there a more insidious reason? » 8/13/14 4:29pm 8/13/14 4:29pm

What's The Greatest "F*@% Yeah" Moment Of All Time?

We root for heroes who are underdogs, who suffer unimaginable setbacks and misery. But sometimes, we root the hardest for heroes who bounce back and do something incredibly awesome. Philosopher/sage Dave Campbell calls this the "F*@% Yeah" moment. But what's the greatest fist-pumping scene of all time? » 7/31/14 2:35pm 7/31/14 2:35pm

Which Change To A Character Did Purists Overreact To The Most?

We all get attached to certain versions of characters, and when they get changed or updated, it can be annoying. So we end up debating whether Constantine needs to be bisexual, or whether Thor can be a woman. But sometimes, it just gets silly. Which update to a character were purists most needlessly upset by? » 7/16/14 1:28pm 7/16/14 1:28pm

Stunt Casting That Actually Made Everything Better

Stunt casting is a long tradition in science fiction and fantasy, but it's only gotten more common lately. Films and TV shows will cast a famous actor — or someone who used to be in a Joss Whedon show — to spark interest. Sometimes, it's just unnecessary. But here are a bunch of cases where it was the perfect casting. » 6/05/14 9:00am 6/05/14 9:00am

​10 Things In The Cinematic Marvel Universe That Make No Damn Sense

Marvel's self-made superhero movies are box office blockbusters and massively fun. But they're not perfect; like so many summer action flicks, they can be plenty dumb, and there's no sense in pretending otherwise. Here are 10 plot holes from Marvel's movies that we're still trying not to think about. » 4/07/14 10:31am 4/07/14 10:31am

This was by far the most entertaining Agents of SHIELD yet

Last night's Agents of SHIELD was entertaining, high-energy, action-packed, fun and a little bit bonkers — basically, everything we've always wanted from this show. It didn't hurt that the Marvel Universe elements felt colorful and awesome, without making the main characters less grounded. All in all, more like this… » 3/12/14 2:49pm 3/12/14 2:49pm

​Discover the terrors of space in the comfort of your own home

Did you blow your chance to watch Gravity in 3D and/or in Imax? You poor bastard. You can't possibly recapture the experience on your home TV (yes, even if you have one of those giant home theaters with stadium seating), but at least you'll get to pause to use the bathroom. Plus Thor, Harry Potter, and more! » 2/24/14 2:40pm 2/24/14 2:40pm