Stop Hating Original Science Fiction Movies Just For Having Tropes!

It never fails lately. We actually get a movie that's a new story, instead of a rehash or continuation of a venerable tale. And people immediately start piling on, pointing out all the stuff in it that's been done before. But just because something contains story elements we've seen before doesn't mean it can't be new. » 12/08/14 4:02pm 12/08/14 4:02pm

Marvel's New Star Wars Series Could Be One Of The Biggest Comics Ever

The Star Wars saga returning to Marvel Comics was always going to be a huge hit, but according to data obtained by Comicbook.com, it could be even bigger than even the loftiest expectations - and is on its way into being one of the top-selling single issues in over 20 years. » 12/06/14 5:33pm 12/06/14 5:33pm

Let's Take A Deep Look At The Droid In The New Star Wars Trailer

Look, there's no point in trying to act all cool: we're all pretty excited about the new Star Wars trailer. Our pals at iO9 did a great scene-by-scene breakdown of it, but I want to focus on just one bit of important hardware seen in the trailer — that fast little droid with the spherical body. » 11/29/14 1:55pm 11/29/14 1:55pm

Star Wars Deleted Scenes Reveal The Utter Disaster That Could Have Been

The documentary Star Wars: Deleted Magic shows a version of Star Wars: A New Hope that never made it to theaters, one filled with deleted scenes. And watching the entire thing made me realize one of the more miraculous things about A New Hope is that we got such a wonderful movie instead of a mediocre one. » 11/26/14 5:23pm 11/26/14 5:23pm