Brace Yourselves: The Transformers Films Are Getting An Animated Spinoff

We’ve known for a while that Paramount has tasked Akiva Goldsman with creating a writing team that will turn the Transformers cinematic saga into a shared universe. Now we know the first spinoff film to come from the decision... and strangely enough, it goes back to the Transformers’ roots in more ways than one. »9/17/15 4:20pm9/17/15 4:20pm

Elected Queens and Princess Senators: How the Politics of Star Wars Work

Greetings, my magnificent mail-minions! I’ve got a swell—dare I say it, keen group of questions in this week’s mailbags, but I want to try something. If you have a question for the postman, you can email me, but you can also leave it in the comments of this article, and I’ll try to round them up for next week’s column. »9/10/15 3:30pm9/10/15 3:30pm

This Transforming Lego Optimus Prime Must Be Bending the Laws of Physics

Half of me wants to believe that this amazing Lego version of Optimus Prime (the Michael Bay movie version) that can actually transform into a robot is legit. But the other half of me is having a hard time believing that Ralph Savelsberg didn’t just hire Industrial Light & Magic to help fake these photos with CG. »7/19/15 5:00pm7/19/15 5:00pm

Hasbro Reveals New Marvel And Transformers Toys—Including Spider-Gwen!

Hasbro’s Comic-Con breakfast has arrived, and with it, a plethora of new toys to gawp at. The company has unveiled some brand new figures in both its Marvel and Transformers lines, while they’re all pretty smashing, the best news of all is that the fabulous Spider-Gwen is getting her own toy! »7/09/15 1:40pm7/09/15 1:40pm

7 Innovative Concepts are Getting Closer to Reality Thanks to NASA

NASA just funded research into releasing robot-swarms during flybys, improving life support system, laser-mapping lunar lava caves, exploring the hydrocarbon seas of Titan, converting torpedo power supplies for deep space, creating an oasis of perpetual sunshine on the moon, and characterizing electric sails. Awesome. »7/08/15 5:21pm7/08/15 5:21pm

Jurassic World Is A Huge Mega-Hit, And That’s Terrible News For Movies

Jurassic World is now on track to beat the box office records of both Avengers films, and it has a shot at beating Avatar. This is terrible, awful news for anybody who loves movies. Not because Jurassic World is a horrible movie—it’s actually pretty fun. But because this means a lot more pandering sequels. »6/22/15 5:51pm6/22/15 5:51pm

The All-Female Transformers Team Is Coming To Your Toy Shelf, Too

When Hasbro’s team of all-female Transformers arrives (and sends irrational people everywhere into conniptions about gender roles in Cybertronian society), they won’t just be hitting the comics: Hasbro has announced a second Transformers exclusive toy for San Diego Comic Con, and it’s all about the ladies. »6/11/15 1:00am6/11/15 1:00am

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Finally Gives Us An Update On Sandman

Some alleged Force Awakens merchandise teases a slight cosmetic update for C-3PO. Dwayne Johnson discusses the reaction to the Big Trouble In Little China reboot. Plus Vincent D’Onofrio talks Jurassic World, Noah Wyle hashes out Falling Skies, and there’s a clip from iZombie’s season finale. To Me, My Spoilers! »6/09/15 9:00am6/09/15 9:00am

James Gunn Wants To Make Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 More Personal

There’s yet another teaser for Spider-Man’s presence in Civil War. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 has a surprising nod to another Michael Bay franchise. Another Thick of It star joins Doctor Who. Plus, an update on the Power Rangers film, more Ant-Man footage, and a new look at The Strain season 2. Behold, Spoilers! »6/08/15 9:00am6/08/15 9:00am