​10 Misunderstood Heroes (Who Are Misunderstood For a Reason)

Everybody loves an amoral protagonist, or an anti-hero — but sometimes, a hero really does his or her best to be good and decent, and yet everybody always expects the worst. We love to identify with misunderstood heroes, whom everybody suspects of evilness — but here are 10 heroes who are misunderstood for good reason. » 11/07/13 10:31am 11/07/13 10:31am

Are some of Star Wars's most beloved aliens returning for Episode VII?

Tom Hiddleston explains why Loki is slightly different from King Henry V. Duncan Jones has some more intriguing names in mind for World of Warcraft. Alex Winter offers a Bill & Ted 3 update, while director Francis Lawrence talks Catching Fire. And a classic dystopian novel gets adapted. Spoilers ahoy! » 9/24/13 6:00am 9/24/13 6:00am

Watch this absolutely gorgeous animated Warcraft webseries

Over the last week Blizzard have been releasing segments of a new World of Warcraft animated comic called The Burdens of Shaohao, featuring the breathtakingly beautiful artwork of concept artist Laurel Austin. Dive in and learn about the last Emperor of the Pandaren, and how he saved Pandaria from certain destruction. » 8/09/13 7:34pm 8/09/13 7:34pm

How World of Warcraft Could Break the "Sucky Video Game Movie" Curse

When Moon director Duncan Jones was hired to direct the World of Warcraft movie, our hopes were raised. But can Jones really make the first truly decent movie version of a hit video game? We asked the film's producer, Thomas Tull, and here's what he told us. » 7/01/13 6:30am 7/01/13 6:30am

Patrick Stewart reveals crazy production details for new X-Men movie!

Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss reveal the schedule for Game of Thrones season four. Check out the latest set video and some casting news for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Asa Butterfield discusses the zero-gravity sequences in Ender's Game. Arnold Schwarzenegger says Terminator 5 is being written now.… » 6/03/13 6:00am 6/03/13 6:00am

Go behind the scenes of Iron Man 3, The Wolverine and Doctor Who!

Check out a new interview with the cast of Iron Man 3 and a bunch of photos that take you behind the scenes of James Mangold and Hugh Jackman's The Wolverine. A studio executive explains why Moon director Duncan Jones's World of Warcraft movie could change video game adaptations forever. Plus a Defiance director… » 4/11/13 6:00am 4/11/13 6:00am

Duncan Jones will direct a World of Warcraft movie starring Johnny Depp

The long awaited World of Warcraft movie is finally moving forward, and with a director that is both exciting and surprising. Duncan Jones of Moon and Source Code fame has snapped up the directing gig. Originally helmed by Sam Raimi, the project was dropped by the Evil Dead director so he could concentrate on his Oz » 1/31/13 9:10am 1/31/13 9:10am

World of Warcraft's "Leeroy Jenkins" meme, reimagined as a heist film

Even if you have only a passing familiarity with the massive multiplayer online game World of Warcraft, you're probably aware of "Leeroy Jenkins," a comedy sketch/meme/recreation of real events about an oblivious player who dooms his teammates charging into a battle (video here, watch this first if you've never seen… » 5/29/12 7:30am 5/29/12 7:30am

World of Warcraft could give your grandparents' brains a boost

Next time you sit down to play some World of Warcraft (WoW), consider having a parent or grandparent take a crack at it, instead — new research shows that the MMO can actually boost cognitive functioning in older adults. Plus, there's a decent chance they'll actually enjoy playing it. What... you aren't afraid of… » 2/28/12 8:15am 2/28/12 8:15am

Do Virtual Worlds Have to Make You a Psycho Loser?


A new documentary about virtual worlds called Second Skin debuted at the South by Southwest Festival over the weekend, and it's already causing controversy for portraying gamers as social defectives. Though the filmmakers clearly want to offer a positive view of massive multiplayer games like World of Warcraft, they… » 3/11/08 12:36pm 3/11/08 12:36pm

Discover The Sensuality Of Virtual Worlds

Virtual worlds are driving people to suicide — and making them fall in love. A new documentary, opening this weekend, follows seven people who are devoted to virtual worlds, and finds them struggling with addiction and discovering romance. Second Skin, which debuts at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, showcases… » 3/07/08 12:40pm 3/07/08 12:40pm