The Most Disappointing Final Battles in All Science Fiction and Fantasy

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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

Dueling Movies: Two Films About the Same Thing at the Same Time

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This weekend sees the release of The Legend of Hercules — and then later this year, we'll see a second Hercules movie. This seems to happen a lot: everybody gets the same bright idea at the same time, and competing films are rushed into production. Here are a ton of cases where weirdly similar films did battle. » 1/09/14 4:12pm 1/09/14 4:12pm

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

The Most Intrepid Superhero Spaceships

On Earth, superheroes can soar through the air and swing through the urban jungle like Tarzan. But when costumed crime-fighters go into deep space, they often need a ship to zoom around in. Here's a round up of insane and awesome superhero space vehicles. » 9/02/13 5:30am 9/02/13 5:30am

15 Easter eggs to watch out for in Tron Legacy

Now that Tron Legacy is in theaters, let's take a look at the many hidden references that pepper the film. The film's screenwriters were also willing to give us hints about where to find Easter eggs. Spoilers way on! » 12/20/10 9:48pm 12/20/10 9:48pm

The ultimate 1980s scifi and fantasy movie mixtape

Science fiction and fantasy films of the 1980s were filled with a ton of memorable, iconic, and patently ridiculous music. Here are 30+ of the decade's finest (and most painful) movie tunes for your listening pleasure. » 12/15/10 3:37pm 12/15/10 3:37pm

The 10 goofiest computer hacking scenes in cinema history


Computer hacking isn't really a spectator sport, so movies will embellish hacking scenes with funky visuals, inane jargon, and supercomputers that run on magic and prayer. Here are 10 of the most awesomely groanworthy hacking scenes. » 9/20/10 10:18pm 9/20/10 10:18pm