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You think the stunts of Mad Max: Fury Road were something on screen? Stuntwoman Dayna Grant took some insane photos from the set — including one photo taken from inside a flaming car.
We love action movies, the tropes, the cliches, all of it and roll with it well. But in some cases, we get to see films or the occasional TV show that wonderfully deconstructs the action movie. They’re not straight-out parodies like Naked Gun — but here are eight comedies that play with the motifs in a way that…
Maybe it’s just me? Maybe just how it seemed but....
There are a lot of comic book characters or teams who have some pretty heavily convoluted histories. You'd need flow charts to track a lot of the X-Men stuff. Hawkman's history is infamous for its retcons, same with a lot of other DC characters. But if you want to to talk about a subject whose history has seen more…
A moment of silence please for Herb Trimpe as the legendary artist passed away at the age of 75 on Monday.
Well, this was inevitable. Hosting last night's Saturday Night Live, Taraji P. Henson channeled her scene-stealing Cookie from Empire for a visit to Sesame Street:
A great bit for the upcoming Star Wars Celebration: Guests will receive these terrific Lego recreations of the six movies. Beautiful job on them, especially the glowering Vader, freaky Anakin and more, need these myself.
A while back, io9 was doing a fantastic "Spy Week" with great features on spies, real and fictional. Great stuff all around but sadly, to me, missing a key entry. A show that not only stood as a great mix of sci-fi, fantasy, western and spy but in many ways helped create what we now call "Steampunk."
Yes, this exists:
Before he was Captain America, Chris Evans played Lucas Lee, the douchebag movie star in the glorious Scott Pilgrim vs the World. Now, beautifully, someone has put together posters for Lee's movies and they're perfectly on target:
It's now been confirmed that Morena Baccarin's role in the upcoming Deadpool movie is Copycat.
A funny thing has happened the last couple of years: The greatest sci-fi/genre series are not to be found on cable or Syfy or such. Nope, it's the CW.
Next week marks the 10th anniversary of the current revival of Doctor Who. And to get a jump early, an awesome You Tube mix shows just how much great stuff we've gotten in that span:
So word is official that Sleepy Hollow will have a third season with a new showrunner:
So not quite a trailer but the first release of The Hunger Games: Mockinjay Part 2 shows how that famous logo is shifting:
The first trailer has been released for the new action-comedy Barely Lethal with Hailee Steinfeld as a government-trained assassin who decides to give "normal" life a try:
I want a spin-off of Calvin Zabo and his RV of evil freaks and I want it now.
Some say the Blu-Ray/DVD market is dead. The rise of streaming services seems to be shooting it down, folks wanting easier ways to watch movies online rather than buy or rent a disc. But to me, it will still be great as long as studios and filmmakers care enough to pack Blu-Rays with stuff that make them worth buying.…