​10 Things In The Cinematic Marvel Universe That Make No Damn Sense

Marvel's self-made superhero movies are box office blockbusters and massively fun. But they're not perfect; like so many summer action flicks, they can be plenty dumb, and there's no sense in pretending otherwise. Here are 10 plot holes from Marvel's movies that we're still trying not to think about. » 4/07/14 5:07pm 4/07/14 5:07pm

Captain America 2 Is One Of The Best Action Movies I've Ever Seen

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a brilliant action movie, that serves up a huge dose of wish fulfillment along with its bravura fight scenes. The wish fulfillment isn't just being a face-kicking badass and blowing shit up, but the notion that we could all live in Steve Rogers' world, where political conundrums… » 4/04/14 12:43pm 4/04/14 12:43pm

The Most Disappointing Final Battles in All Science Fiction and Fantasy


It's all been leading up to this. Hundreds of pages, or hours, of buildup, leading up to the final confrontation between the forces of excellent and the forces of not-excellent. And then... it's kind of a bust. The bad guys kind of fold. Or the fight lasts 30 seconds. Or it's just thumb-wrestling. Here are the most… » 2/27/14 3:35pm 2/27/14 3:35pm

The 10 most insane alternate reality versions of popular superheroes

You would think that having the powers of a radioactive spider, or wearing a cape to a fight, would qualify as crazy enough for comic books. Not so. Comics delve into alternate worlds that show different sides of their superheroes - nutbag, wacko-smacko sides. Take a look at the looniest alternate reality versions of… » 11/18/13 9:14pm 11/18/13 9:14pm

A Celebration of Superheroes Staring at Costumes in Fancy Display Cases

Superheroes don't just wear costumes to disguise themselves — they take on a whole heroic identity by slapping on the spandex. So it's no wonder that supers like to keep their suits in elaborate glass cases, so they can stare at them and brood. Here are our favorite scenes of superheroes staring at costumes in cases. » 11/11/13 7:33pm 11/11/13 7:33pm

Horny Captain America Slaps Around Evil Obama in Fake Movie Trailer

Look, if you’re going to troll fans of the Marvel Universe, Falcon aficionados and all of America, you can’t do it much better than this new fake trailer for the upcoming Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Cap punched Hitler back in the 1940s. Now he’s slapping Obama. What are you trying to say, Taiwanese animators? » 7/10/13 2:00pm 7/10/13 2:00pm

He Forged Captain America's Shield. Then, He Bashed Stuff Against It.

After the Minecraft sword and Kingdom Hearts keyblade, you'd think that Man At Arms' Tony Swatton is only interested in straight-up weapons. Not so! He can forge shields too. Shields...which also double as weapons. » 4/29/13 8:30pm 4/29/13 8:30pm

This Is a Marathon. A Cosplay Marathon.

The next Tokyo Marathon takes place in late February. Last fall it was named one of the six World Marathon Majors, joining the likes of New York, Boston, London, and more. But, the Tokyo Marathon is just filled with your typical marathon runners. There are also a noticeable group of cosplay runners dressed up as anime… » 1/21/13 7:20am 1/21/13 7:20am

I Can't Stop Gushing Over The Newest Captain America Figure

If you couldn't tell from my last couple of articles about the Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece figures, I'm a bit of a fan of the collectible figurine. I am also a big fan of the Avengers movie, so I guess it's understandable that I've been giddy about the Movie Masterpiece versions of the characters that are slowly being… » 1/10/13 6:00am 1/10/13 6:00am

Captain America Becomes President America Next Week, In a Stunt Story…

It's okay, everybody: Marvel Comics has decided the 2012 election for you. And the publisher of Spider-Man and the Hulk comics has decided that their own Captain America would be a better president than Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.

Steve Rogers' really short road to the White House starts in this week's Ultimates… » 9/18/12 3:00pm 9/18/12 3:00pm