Which Story Went Terribly Wrong, But Then Managed A Beautiful Ending?

The world is full of stories that stoked up your excitement, only to deliver a weak ending. But sometimes, the opposite happens — sometimes you get a disastrous middle, and then a story randomly pulls out a beautiful ending. What's the most wonderful ending to a weak story you've ever seen? » 9/29/14 2:10pm Yesterday 2:10pm

What Memories Of Yours Should Be Recorded For Historical Purposes?

Written histories tend to focus on a few large stories, but those stories are actually made up of hundreds of smaller stories that come from the people who witnessed or were part of events as they happened. So what stories and memories do you have that should be preserved as part of the historical record? » 9/29/14 7:00am Yesterday 7:00am

Which Movie Or TV Show Had Such Bad VFX, It Threw You Out Of The Story?

It's amazing what technical wizardry (and millions of dollars) can bring to life on screen these days. CG and practical effects can show stuff that would have been impossible even a few years ago. But when it fails... it fails hard. Which movie or TV show distracted you fatally with its lackluster effects? » 9/26/14 2:00pm Friday 2:00pm

Which Character Was Better When They Were The Only One Of Their Kind?

Sometimes you have a character who's really cool and unique... and then someone comes along and decides that if one of those characters is good, then a whole bunch of them would be even better. Who's the best example of a character who was way better when he or she was the only one around? » 9/24/14 2:21pm Wednesday 2:21pm

What's The Most Bizarre And Inexplicable Offshoot Of A Major Franchise?

Sometimes, when a property becomes ridiculously mega-popular, it starts generating spin-offs and alternate versions at such a crazy rate that something truly bonkers comes out. But what's the most crap-your-pants crazy thing to come out as a sideline to something with huge mainstream popularity? » 9/18/14 2:11pm 9/18/14 2:11pm

Who's The Greatest Science Fiction Character Of All Time?

Science fiction is full of brilliant ideas — but it's also the home of some fascinating characters. And the British Film Institute is trying to find the greatest science fiction character of all time — but I bet we can do even better, right here. Who are the greatest characters in all of science fiction? » 9/16/14 1:16pm 9/16/14 1:16pm