10 Terrible Trailers for Great Movies

Sometimes trailers can be a tad misleading. We've all seen trailers that got us all pumped up for films that turned out to be kind of weak. But the opposite happens too: Sometimes a great movie has a horrible, no-good trailer. Here are 10 amazing movies whose trailers made them look dreadful. » 3/19/14 10:15am 3/19/14 10:15am

All The "Cry Scenes" That Prove Animated Films Are Anguish Porn

I've been crying a lot lately. Frozen, The Lego Movie — even the Mr. Peabody & Sherman screening had weeping into my hat. And then it became clear: all of these animated movies for kids contain at least one hard-hitting "cry scene." Because it's a cartoon, and they can kill all the animated animals they want, without… » 3/05/14 12:30pm 3/05/14 12:30pm

Wall-E makes an excellent Tom Cruise in this spectacular Wall-E…

From its first trailer, people have noted more than a few similarities between Tom Cruise's upcoming scifi flick Oblivion and Pixar's wonderful Wall-E. I'm kind of amazed it took this long, but someone finally took the bait and made a mash-up using the Oblivion trailer's audio and footage from Wall-E; unsurprisingly,… » 3/06/13 2:40pm 3/06/13 2:40pm

10 Robots With Good Reasons to Rise Up Against Humanity

Tell me, what did we ever do to Skynet? I bet it spent its days in an air-conditioned military base, having all its needs attended to and — if it had held out for just a bit longer — would get its pick of the internet's XXX-rated chat sites. There was no reason for it to go all Terminator on us. Here, though, are ten… » 7/13/12 10:10am 7/13/12 10:10am

Relationship Secrets from Science Fiction and Fantasy

Love is the greatest adventure of all. And it's one that no holographic mentor or alien sidekick can prepare you for. So it's lucky that science fiction and fantasy are chock full of stories of people who've played the game of love... and won. (Or, in some cases, just not died.) » 4/16/12 3:18pm 4/16/12 3:18pm

Michael Chabon's 17-Year Quest to Write a Mars Adventure Movie

John Carter wasn't Michael Chabon's first attempt at writing about nineteenth century heroes having swashbuckling adventures on Mars. Long before he joined up with Andrew Stanton to adapt Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic novels to the screen, Chabon wrote another Martian epic. Discover the saga of The Martian Agent, and… » 2/29/12 2:54pm 2/29/12 2:54pm

What secrets lie in this mysterious mask from Prometheus?

In our trailer breakdown of Ridley Scott's Prometheus, we spied the head of that lovable space jockey whose carcass popped up in the original Alien. Now new images showing what appears to be a space jockey mask have surfaced. But wait, there's a twist! » 1/11/12 7:40am 1/11/12 7:40am