A couple of days ago, the esteemed Charlie Jane Anders looked at the dearth of new, sustaining pop culture heroes and villains. That, with the exception of Harry Potter, we haven't seen a new character with the perceived permanence of a James Bond or a Captain Kirk or Spider-Man — and she blamed it on a lack of a pulp…
We are, most people would agree, in the midst of a Golden Age of Television. Since the late-1990s, the programming that's been pumped into our homes has been as good as it's ever been — and, in many respects, better than the movies that have long sat atop the Pop Cultural Quality Pile. But why aren't we also in a…
It's entirely possible that you haven't been paying attention to the internecine continuity of Universal's Fast and the Furious franchise — the most recent chapter of which, Fast Five, just grossed $83.6 million in its opening weekend. Given that it's a series about a pair of guys who steal cars and pose dramatically…
It's hard to believe that a movie with Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, and Ralph Fiennes could be this bad — but 1998's The Avengers crushed hopes at every turn. If you missed our tweetathon, here are the highlights.
We're at it again, taking it to the internets and tweeting our way through a Netflix-albe genre flick of your choosing. So, choose wisely, and we'll see you tonight at 9:30 pm EST.
Here's the trailer that die-hard Venturites saw at Comic-Con, and it's full of, well, the effing crazy: boy zombies, ass webs, Brock Samson masturbation marathons, and genital formal wear. Sweet Fancy Moses, the Sept. 12th premiere can't come soon enough.
Have you been waiting forever for Max Headroom on DVD? Your dreams come true this month. We've got a rundown of noteworthy August DVD releases, from the very good to the, well, watch at your own risk (hello, Heroes!).
Oh, we had us a fine time tweeting our way through the Jim Carrey comic-and-cartoon inspired misfire, The Mask. In case you missed it, and Cameron Diaz's stunning movie debut, here's the cream of the crop.
Post Comic-Con insanity, we're back — taking it to the tweets to have a little fun with some genre "classics." Once again, you guys choose the Netflix-able movie and we'll bring the beer*. (No beer will be provided.)
A new CG trailer for Sony's DC Universe Online game features what might be the best superhero battle ever committed to the screen. Seriously, it's so good, it'll make you weep for what doesn't exist...yet.
The mad-human crush of the San Diego Comic Con looms, with almost 150,000 people attending over the Con's five days, starting tomorrow. Never fear, though. Here are 10 other hungry swarms that'll curdle your blood in advance.
There's a lot of stuff to see at Comic Con, but one of the best parts is the SDCC Independent Film Festival. It delivers a heady, steady stream of unbridled cinematic creativity.
Oh, we had us a fine time tweet-lambasting our way through the groundbreakingly rendered missed opportunity, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. In case you missed it, here's the cream of the crop.
We're back, taking it to the tweets and tearing an unsuspecting Netflix-able movie a new one. And, once again, you guys decide which film gets to feel our collective wrath.
This cheeseball rock anthem first came to prominence as the "theme" of the 1986 Transformers animated movie. Since then, it's managed to crop up in the strangest of places — and seemingly refuses to die.
Oh, we had us a fine time tweet-lambasting our way through the Wachwoskis' hotly anticipated-thoroughly underwhelming second chapter in the Matrix trilogy. In case you missed it, here's the cream of the crop.
While trying to determine the cause of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun's death, one researcher found that not all of the boy king's parts were present and accounted for.
The Queen Geek that killed it in Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, fought the future in Dollhouse's "Epitaph One," and routinely loots our heart in The Guild turns 31 today. So hoist a cold one in her honor!
Yes, it's been a while — due to an unlikely combination of carpal tunnel and chupacabra — but we're back, picking a Netflix Instant film and eviscerating on Twitter. And, as usual, you pick the movie.