The BBC Is Teaching Kids How To Program Their Own Dalek

A Doctor Who game being released by the BBC this week requires much more than a game controller or a computer mouse. Instead, players must solve puzzles through a series of commands that teach the basics of programming and coding skills. The fate of the universe depends on your ability to help a rogue Dalek survive. » 10/21/14 6:40am Today 6:40am

Justice League and Guardians of the Galaxy Add Secret New Characters!

And what's going on at the Batman v. Superman red carpet? Plus, David Ayer on Suicide Squad, James Gunn on already writing Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and Melissa McCarthy ends those pesky Ghostbusters rumors. And tons of information on the Arrow and Flash crossover and their new characters. Spoilers now! » 10/21/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

You can already buy the TARDIS' latest look

Well, that was quick. This past weekend's episode of Doctor Who, Flatline, saw The Doctor's timeship display a new ability to protect itself from imminent destruction - Siege Mode, which turned the TARDIS into a teeny, nigh on invincible Gallifreyan cube. Now you can buy a Siege Mode TARDIS of your very own! » 10/20/14 1:23pm Yesterday 1:23pm

Who Will Be X-Men's Apocalypse? Plus Revealing Game of Thrones Photos!

There are a ton of new Interstellar details. Get a good look at most of the Avengers crew. New reports on Pacific Rim and How to Train Your Dragon reveal what's being planned for those franchises. Plus a major Grimm spoiler from its star, and what's next for the Queen siblings on Arrow. » 10/20/14 6:00am Yesterday 6:00am

This Year, Doctor Who is Built Around A Character Arc, And That's Major

Tonight's episode clinches it: Doctor Who is doing a much more ambitious character arc than it's done in years, even as the show's "mystery" storytelling is drastically scaled back. Even with a few stumbles here and there, this is really major. You have to applaud the ambition, and a lot of the execution. Spoilers… » 10/18/14 7:00pm Saturday 7:00pm

Which Tie-In Books Are Better Than Some Of The Series' "Real" Stories?

We're always being told that tie-in books and comics "don't count" — even when they're really terrific and take the series in great directions. Doctor Who's New Adventures, Star Wars' Expanded Universe... they're not "real." But which series has spawned tie-in books, comics or audio stories that are better than some… » 10/17/14 2:49pm Friday 2:49pm

Are We Getting Fewer Star Wars Movies And More DC Ones Than We Thought?

Star Wars has announced the return of another actor. Ryan Gosling's rumored to be in all the genre films. Could Batman v. Superman be building Wonder Woman's home in New Mexico? See a first look at Alexander Siddig in Game of Thrones. Plus, more details on Interstellar and Terminator: Genisys. Spoilers now! » 10/17/14 6:00am Friday 6:00am

12 "Futuristic" Worlds Where Everybody Uses Obsolete Technology

Imagining the future is a huge challenge — few people saw smartphones and DNA-based medicine coming. But if you want proof that "futuristic" science fiction is always about the present, just look at the obsolete devices people think will still be around. Here are 12 future visions that include tech we've already… » 10/15/14 10:12am Wednesday 10:12am

Has A New Producer Ruined Your Favorite TV Show? That's Nothing New

Once upon a time, most fans of genre television series were blissfully unaware of who was working on those shows from behind the scenes. But nowadays, fans are hyper-conscious of who produces their favorite shows, and quick to blame newcomers for any missteps. What changed? Here's the history of fan backlashes… » 10/14/14 12:43pm 10/14/14 12:43pm

Paul McGann stars in a 2004 Doctor Who fever dream

I vaguely recall hearing about this abortive project shortly before Doctor Who returned in 2005, but never knew that the pilot had ever made it past the executive boardroom. Filmed at around the same time, it's a tiny snapshot of what Paul McGann might have looked like as The Doctor, had the BBC decided to bring him… » 10/13/14 3:20am 10/13/14 3:20am

Doctor Who's Old-School Monster Story Manages To Feel Amazingly Fresh

On the face of it, "Mummy on the Orient Express" is a more traditional Doctor Who story than anything we've seen lately. There's a classic monster (very classic, in fact), a confined space, and a mystery to be solved — but this story manages to turn those ingredients into something totally new. Spoilers ahead... » 10/11/14 7:00pm 10/11/14 7:00pm

Oh, if only this Doctor Who Paternoster Gang comic was real

Doctor Who's Victorian trio of Vastra, Jenny and Strax have had fans begging for a spinoff since they first appeared in 2011's A Good Man Goes To War - but while such an idea seems to remain an unlikely possibility, what if we could have the Paternosters starring in their own Comic adventures? » 10/10/14 4:30pm 10/10/14 4:30pm