How Actual Science Can Make Science Fiction Stories Cooler

How do the minds behind Battlestar Galactica, Prometheus, X-Men: First Class, and Torchwood go about juggling science fact and science fiction, to tell a believable story? Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait hosted a panel at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday to discuss this issue, along with the making and breaking canon in… » 7/13/12 8:40am 7/13/12 8:40am

Tons more awesome details on the big Avengers smackdown between…

Matt Smith explains why he doesn't want River Song to become the Doctor's full-time companion. Gary Ross explains the new Hunger Games teaser. Anne Hathaway's costume explains why her Batman character really is Catwoman. Plus trailers for Fringe's fourth season! » 8/30/11 6:00am 8/30/11 6:00am

Torchwood: Miracle Day ratings drifting into apocalyptic territory?

When Torchwood: Miracle Day premiered on Starz, the show was getting in the neighborhood of 1.5 million viewers, which was respectable but about the same as Starz' recently-cancelled Camelot. With the second episode, the show dipped to about 1.4 million, and Entertainment Weekly warned that if it dipped much further,… » 8/25/11 11:30am 8/25/11 11:30am

Man of Steel may (sort of) feature Superboy. And which director wants…

Tons of Avengers set photos show Captain America defending New York. Bradley Cooper drops out of The Crow, and two even more hilariously inappropriate actors take his place. Plus Emma Stone promises a new crazy kiss in The Amazing Spider-Man. » 8/17/11 6:00am 8/17/11 6:00am

Will Man of Steel feature an all-out war involving the US Army?

An inside source claims to have huge plot info about The Man of Steel. Jonathan Demme is adapting an unpublished new Stephen King novel. There's great news for the future of True Blood and Warehouse 13. And what is Batman's strange new vehicle in The Dark Knight Rises? » 8/12/11 6:00am 8/12/11 6:00am