Nick Frost Leads The Guest Stars Of The Doctor Who Christmas Special

Shaun of the Dead star Nick Frost will return to TV for the next Doctor Who Christmas Special, which will be Peter Capaldi's first holiday outing as the Time Lord. He'll be joined by a variety of guests stars, including Michael Troughton, son of actor Patrick Troughton, best known as the Second Doctor. Hmm... » 9/19/14 7:10am Friday 7:10am

How Far Off Is Star Trek 3? Plus Details Of The Arrow/Flash Crossover!

Rian Johnson explains how much leeway Disney's given him for Star Wars. Ridley Scott's The Martian is looking to cast another female character. Gotham walks a thin line between iconic moments and original takes. And details about Arrow and Agent of SHIELD's new characters. Spoilers now! » 9/19/14 6:00am Friday 6:00am

This man officially has the biggest Doctor Who collection in the World

Thought you had a lot of Doctor Who related knick nacks at home? Perhaps not as many as this man from Manchester in the UK does - he's just entered Guinness' Book of World Records for having over one-and-a-half thousand bits of Who merchandise in his collection. » 9/17/14 3:06am Wednesday 3:06am

No Movie Would Dare To Include Such Weird Futuristic Costumes As These

Back in the 1960s and 1970s, Hollywood pushed the envelope in terms of weird "futuristic" costumes — just look at Zardoz and Logan's Run. But these days, apart from the odd extra in the Hunger Games, the movies are tame. And the real strange futuristic garb appears on fashion runways. » 9/15/14 3:30pm 9/15/14 3:30pm

This Week's TV: Your One Chance To Watch Bryan Fuller's Lunar Adventure

Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller also adapted a classic novel of extraterrestrial discovery for television — and tonight, we'll get our one and only chance to see High Moon. But also, two incredibly weird comedians are bringing you a new spin on the Twilight Zone. And that's not all television has in store for you this… » 9/15/14 8:00am 9/15/14 8:00am

Where In the Universe Is Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII?

We've got another confirmed actor in Star Wars and some conflicting rumors about the timeline. See the new Batmobile in action. Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover team up for a new thriller. Plus tons of hints for Once Upon a Time, Agents of SHIELD, Doctor Who, Arrow and more. Spoilers ahead... » 9/15/14 6:00am 9/15/14 6:00am

There's Not Much Point In Arguing About Moffat's Doctor Who Any More

I'm still kind of dazed by tonight's episode of Doctor Who. I can't decide if it's a fantastic work of genius or a shaggy-dog story. Maybe both. But it's clearly Steven Moffat turning all of his favorite tropes up to 11. And I came away feeling, more than ever, as though there's not much point debating Moffat's Who. » 9/13/14 7:00pm 9/13/14 7:00pm

The Twelfth Doctor Describes A Beloved Movie He's Never Seen

Fine, so it's not the Twelfth Doctor as such (it's Peter Capaldi in his turn as the delightfully foul-mouthed Malcolm Tucker), and it's not just any beloved movie. But mercy, is it ever fun to imagine everyone's favorite Gallifreyan swearing his way through movie reviews of movies he's never seen. I'd watch the hell… » 9/13/14 8:30am 9/13/14 8:30am

Which Old American Horror Story Character Will Reappear In Freak Show?

Is a major DC hero left out of Batman v. Superman after all? Find out why Venom deserves his own movie, and why Gotham is so diverse. Jenna Coleman explains why Clara's fate will be a major surprise on Doctor Who. Plus, what elements from Star Wars Rebels will make it to Episode VII? Spoilers now! » 9/12/14 6:00am 9/12/14 6:00am

This collection of Doctor Who short stories has some gorgeous covers

Penguin Books is releasing an updated anthology of their Doctor Who short stories written by famous children's authors to include a new story for Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor - but the real star of the collection has to be these amazing new minimalist covers for each book. » 9/11/14 5:12pm 9/11/14 5:12pm

The Paradoxes That Define Our Relationship With Science Fiction

Science fiction is the literature of change and discovery. So there are no limits to how far a science fiction story can go... except for scientific plausibility. And yet, science fiction is created by and for human beings, with all our weird limitations. So here are eight paradoxes that shape our relationship with SF. » 9/11/14 1:53pm 9/11/14 1:53pm

Which Story Really Convinces You The Fate Of The World Is At Stake?

Sometimes it feels like we're overloaded with massive stories about saving the world, or maybe the galaxy. But there's nothing wrong with high stakes, as long as they're convincing and grounded in the characters. Which book, movie, TV show or comic made you believe the world really was at stake? » 9/09/14 2:14pm 9/09/14 2:14pm

The Sci-Fi and Fantasy-Themed Art Explosions of "Alphabet Attack!"

Dave Crosland, aka King Gum, finished the fourth iteration of his daily art project "Alphabet Attack!" in July. Each time he does this, he goes in alphabetical order for his inspirations, covering everything from single words like "Yonder" to fanciful takes on pop culture like "Ewok Engineering." » 9/08/14 11:03pm 9/08/14 11:03pm

Stories That Lost Their Writers (And Their Plots) Halfway Through

Sometimes it can be confusing to be a fan of pop culture. Sometimes writers leave halfway through a story, and a new writer has to wrap things up somehow. Sometimes a creator gets fired, and the replacement told to change gears in a hurry. Here are 20 stories that changed drastically when the writer left in the middle. » 9/08/14 1:01pm 9/08/14 1:01pm

Did Norman Reedus Just Give Away A Huge Walking Dead Spoiler?

Contrary to earlier reports, turns out a major character will be in season 5 of Game of Thrones after all. More Star Wars rumors hint at Leia's new role. Once Upon a Time gives a major character a mother. The new American Horror Story is the scariest. And Constantine adds another comic book hero. Spoilers now! » 9/08/14 6:00am 9/08/14 6:00am

Was The Doctor right? A look at the myth and reality of Robin Hood

As The Doctor confidently states in last night's episode of Doctor Who, there's 'No such thing as Robin Hood'. But was he correct? Let's take a closer look at the literary and actual history behind one of Britain's most famous legends - and maybe how the hero of Sherwood can find familiarity with the hero of Gallifrey. » 9/07/14 5:14pm 9/07/14 5:14pm