Investigative Journalist Uncovers the Fake Geek Boys of Comic-Con

Even though we are all so over the "fake geek girl" nonsense, this video that turns the tables on the menfolk is kind of awesome. Yes, it's all tongue-in-cheek, and all the gentlemen here are excellent sports — but there's something so awesome (and funny) about watching these guys field the annoying questions so many… » 9/13/13 12:14pm 9/13/13 12:14pm

Who won Comic-Con, Superman/Batman or Avengers 2: Age of Ultron?

Are you sick of Comic-Con yet? I hope not, because the ol’ mailbag is full of questions regarding the events of this year’s nerd prom. Man of Steel 2! The new origin of Ultron! Why the people who get into Hall H are the chosen ones! If a fake mailman from the future can't explain the vagaries of Comic-Con 2013, who… » 7/31/13 8:00am 7/31/13 8:00am

Jon Snow's Harsh Choice: "Play the game, or die like Ned Stark"

Jon Snow may have known nothing at the start of Game of Thrones, but he's learned a lot in the past three seasons. And Jon's in a tough spot as season four begins. When we caught up with actor Kit Harington, we asked him how Jon will regain the trust of his friends. We also talked to Esme Bianco, who played Ros. » 7/29/13 1:00pm 7/29/13 1:00pm

What makes the Machine on Person of Interest a science fiction rarity

One of the burning questions we were left with on Person of Interest last season was whether the Machine was alive — and if so, what does it want? We asked show creator Jonathan Nolan and series regular Amy Acker (who plays the hacker Root). Their answers revealed that this show goes where few SF stories do. » 7/25/13 4:53pm 7/25/13 4:53pm

Godzilla director Gareth Edwards explains the symbolism of kaiju

New images and footage from the forthcoming Godzilla movie have us so excited that we're zooming through the air like three-headed space kaiju. At Comic-Con, we sat down with director Gareth Edwards to talk about his giant monster designs, and the political subtext of this classic anti-nuke tale. » 7/25/13 3:31pm 7/25/13 3:31pm

Tom Hiddleston re-enacts the entirety of Thor 2... with action figures

I don't know that this needs a spoiler warning, because, to be honest, I think Hiddleston may be leaving certain bits out of his toy-based performance of Thor: The Dark World. If not, though, I have some severe doubts about how well this sequel will hold up to the original. I mean, it's only like a minute long! » 7/25/13 1:30pm 7/25/13 1:30pm

Why Beware the Batman showcases Gotham's lesser known supervillains

So far, there's no Joker in Beware the Batman. Villains like Two-Face, Poison Ivy, the Penguin, and Killer Croc are all noticeably absent from Cartoon Network's CG take on the Dark Knight. That's because the writers are using Batman's more obscure rogues to tell a specific story about Bruce Wayne's psychology. » 7/25/13 12:50pm 7/25/13 12:50pm

Did the new RoboCop movie just replace robots with drones?

You've seen glimpses of (and read about) the new RoboCop movie, but we've yet to suss out exactly what this remake of Paul Verhoeven's classic 1987 picture will retain from the original. What does the new RoboCop stand for? According to our interview with the director José Padilha, drone warfare. » 7/25/13 11:30am 7/25/13 11:30am

How Arrow will expand the DC Universe on television

With Batman popping up in the next Superman movie, it looks like we'll finally be seeing the DC Universe coming together on the big screen. But Arrow is already planning to bring more DC characters to television, even as Season Two zooms in on the show's core characters. » 7/25/13 7:30am 7/25/13 7:30am

Comic-Con Wrap Up: The Shiniest Things We Saw in San Diego!

Going to San Diego Comic-Con is like stepping into an alternate universe, where superheroes and monsters are everywhere. We witnessed enough brilliance in five days to keep us psyched for the next few months. Here's our complete guide to the shiniest things we saw at Comic-Con 2013. » 7/24/13 6:20pm 7/24/13 6:20pm

How the new Planet of the Apes movie fits into the series timeline

One of the most promising movies showcased Comic-Con was Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the intense follow-up to the brilliant Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Director Matt Reeves and star Andy Serkis told us about this film's intriguing story, and its relationship to the Apes canon. » 7/24/13 4:27pm 7/24/13 4:27pm

The Winter Soldier reveals the secret backstory hidden in his hair

The Winter Soldier is giving Thor a run for his money for the most fabulous Marvel hair on the set of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. But how did they decide that a character breakdown equals long hair? Actor Sebastian Stan, who plays both Bucky Barnes and Captain America's new foe, shares with us the evolution… » 7/24/13 1:30pm 7/24/13 1:30pm

Eric Kripke lists everything he hated about Revolution's first season

If you had issues with Revolution's inconsistent, fresh-faced vision of a future in which the power has gone out, you're not alone. Series creator Eric Kripke sat down with members of the press during Comic-Con and ticked off the problems with Season One and why he believes Season Two will be better. » 7/24/13 11:30am 7/24/13 11:30am