Forty years ago, Luke Skywalker boarded a ship, and his whole life changed. Mark Hamill’s did, too. The first Star Wars film rocketed him to international stardom, and a legacy that he can’t ever escape.
This summer, it was announced that Damon Lindelof would be working with HBO to adapt Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen for television. Now, talking to a crowd at a recent live event, Lindelof sheds some light on his interest in the book.
Melissa Benoist can sing. Her breakout TV role was on Glee, after all. But it’s still a delight to hear her bring her Supergirl charisma to bear with a song.
People who like Zack Snyder and his work have a tendency to really like Zack Snyder and his work. So it’s no surprise that the shifts late in Justice League’s production, which include a hefty infusion of Joss Whedon-helmed reshoots and directorial judgments, would be unpalatable to Snyder’s diehards.
When Bruce Wayne invites the people of the community into his lavish mansion for a food drive on Thanksgiving, he probably views it as a part of his overall mission, a mission that culminates in his work as Batman. According to some of the citizens he’s helping, though, that might not be the case.
The visual style of the Borg in Star Trek—with its protruding cables, dark metals, and monolithic sameness—is unmistakable, and has become, since the collective’s introduction in Star Trek: The Next Generation, iconic science fiction. They’re cool villains, and now you can merge your own technological uniqueness with…
Acting as a superhero in a major blockbuster film is undoubtedly incredibly stressful, but it’s also, and this is not to be ignored, frickin’ rad. Getting to pretend to be a larger-than-life hero with (most likely) a cape is a dream come true for a lot of people. Naturally, one might want souvenirs of the experience…
When you take over a famous franchise, like, oh, say, a line of superhero movies, the first thing you likely want to do is put your own stamp on things. It can be tempting to wipe away all the ideas, motifs, and images used by the old creators, in favor of seeking out the new, the fresh, the exciting.
I’ve waited a long time for this. The sequel to Disney and Pixar’s The Incredibles, still one of the most fun and well crafted superhero movies around, is finally within striking distance. And now we have a teaser.
The problem with calling in the big guns is that sometimes, the big guns are busy. They’ve got important big gun stuff to do, after all. But when a hero like Batman needs help, he really needs it. So, uh, well, let’s see who we can find.
Dinobot will always be my favorite Transformer. Maybe it was his cranky personality, or his fantastic turn from villain into anti-hero into hero. Or maybe it was that he, somehow, across time and space, knew lines from Hamlet. Either way, Beast Wars was the Transformers cartoon that defined my childhood, and Dinobot…
When George Miller’s planned 2009 Justice League film was canned by Warner Bros, it went down as one of the biggest missed opportunities in superheroic media. And now we know more about the game that could’ve gone along with it.
Star Wars: Rebels has been a good show for almost its entire runtime. From the pilot, when exiled Jedi Kanan first pulls out his lightsaber to Ezra’s amazement, the show has had a spark of something excellent. But, often, it failed to delivery, offering periods of uneven or just plain bad episodes. But finally, as it…
Hela’s headdress from Thor: Ragnarok is the best thing to happen in film in 2017. It should win an Oscar. That headdress should be inducted into the Screenwriter’s Guild. It’s the queer icon of a queer icon.
Like any fantasy novel worth its magical salt, Lev Grossman’s The Magicians series had some beautiful maps. Now, courtesy of the artist behind those illustrations, you can own big, beautiful versions of them, albeit for a hefty price.
Jason Momoa’s stint as Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones was notable but not exceptionally lengthy. Despite not having appeared on the show since 2012, however, Momoa hasn’t lost his Dothraki chops.
Fans have noticed one important thing about Justice League since the film was first shown: It’s not as dark as Zack Snyder’s older work. Like, not nearly as dark. Apparently, that was the intention from day one.
Kenneth Branagh, the Shakespearean director and actor who the world’s first introduction to the MCU’s Thor, has some insights into the pressures behind one of Marvel’s first cinematic universe films.
Finally. The first footage of the fifth season of Agents of SHIELD was premiered at New York Comic Con over a month ago, and now, finally, fans can catch a glimpse of what’s coming.
Batman is all about preparation. To become the caped vigilante, Bruce Wayne spent years of his life training and travelling the world, not to mention spending exorbitant amounts of money. A month of training isn’t the same, but it’s a start.