Marvel Superheroes, Recreated As Custom LEGO Minifigures

Marvel and LEGO enthusiast autorazr has a mission: To recreate as many custom Marvel superheroes in LEGO form as possible. This includes characters from different timelines and universes, characters wearing their old and their new costumes. Villains that will probably never get their own set. So basically everyone. » 7/18/14 5:51am Friday 5:51am

Did Ant-Man Lose Another Director? Plus Bleak Hunger Games Set Photos!

One Original Trilogy star won't be in the new Star Wars movies. Famke Janssen wants more of the Wolverine/Cyclops/Jean Grey love triangle. And it looks like we'll be seeing another major deviation from the books on Game of Thrones. Plus new Doctor Who set photos show Clara using the sonic screwdriver. Spoilers now! » 6/06/14 6:00am 6/06/14 6:00am

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

When Is It Okay (If Ever) To Fail the Bechdel Test?

Prompted by Charlie Jane Anders' discussion of the test today (as well as some of the reactions I've seen to it) I've given some thought to the Bechdel Test and whether it's ever okay for a story to fail it. There are a number of popular stories which do fail it - Pacific Rim, The Lord of the Rings, the original Star… » 6/05/14 11:22am 6/05/14 11:22am

Keep Track of Game of Thrones Characters Using X-Men-Inspired Art

There have been other takes on the famous Days of Future Past cover, but this one is interactive. Comfort and Adam has made a Game of Thrones-by-way-of-Days of Future Past poster and printable "apprehended"/"Slain"/blank banners for you to put on characters' faces. It's both fun and depressing. » 6/04/14 1:30am 6/04/14 1:30am

14 Characters Who Prove There Are Way Too Many Cains, Kanes, Etc.

When Cain murdered his brother Abel in the first book of the Bible, did he realize that he was turned his name into pop culture cliché? Probably not; he was busy murdering his brother, after all. Now Cain — and Kane, Caine, Kayne, and all other spellings — is among the most overused character name ever. Here are just… » 5/30/14 10:10am 5/30/14 10:10am