​12 Heroes and Villains Who Kicked the Incredible Hulk's Green Ass

The Hulk is Incredible, Indestructible, Rampaging, the Strongest one there is, and a noted smashing enthusiastic. What he is not, however, is undefeated. Before his current insane level of strength, where he can basically punch other dimensions, a variety of heroes and even a villain or two have managed to beat the… » 3/14/14 2:29pm 3/14/14 2:29pm

8 ​Godawful Anime Adaptations of American Properties

America has had plenty of experience in taking awesome Japanese anime and making terrible adaptations of them. But for every Dragonball: Evolution, Japan has also borrowed one of our properties, and desecrated it in much the same fashion. Here are eight American casualties in this cross-pop culture war. » 3/04/14 6:30pm 3/04/14 6:30pm

​10 Misunderstood Heroes (Who Are Misunderstood For a Reason)

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Everybody loves an amoral protagonist, or an anti-hero — but sometimes, a hero really does his or her best to be good and decent, and yet everybody always expects the worst. We love to identify with misunderstood heroes, whom everybody suspects of evilness — but here are 10 heroes who are misunderstood for good reason. » 11/07/13 2:43pm 11/07/13 2:43pm

Biggest Box Office Hits and Misses of Summer 2013

Was this the most brutal movie summer? It certainly felt that way. Tons of massive films completely tanked at the box office, and some of our most highly anticipated movies were huge disappointments. But this summer also beat last summer for total ticket sales. Here are the summer's biggest winners and losers. » 8/29/13 4:46pm 8/29/13 4:46pm

New Wolverine movie is not much better than the first Wolverine movie

There's a meme going around about The Wolverine that says it's not that good, but at least it's way better than X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the previous solo vehicle for the indestructible tough guy with the metal skeleton and claws. But sadly, it's not that much better. » 7/26/13 3:28pm 7/26/13 3:28pm

You Must Watch This Supercut of Hugh Jackman Screaming as Wolverine

Being a damn-near immortal killing machine comes with a lot of angst. Friends die, people stab you and those claws hurt every single time they pop out of your forearms. So it’s understandable that Wolverine screams a lot. Want to see every time actor Hugh Jackman screams in the movies featuring the iconic, Canadian… » 7/24/13 6:00pm 7/24/13 6:00pm

Man of Steel: Worth It Just For The Super-Powered Combat

There's really only one reason to see the new Superman movie: to watch people with superhuman powers pounding the crap out of each other, flying into each other and burninating each other with heat vision. Luckily, The Man of Steel more than delivers on the super-punching front, even as it muddles through in other… » 6/14/13 2:58pm 6/14/13 2:58pm

Summer Movie Preview: 34 Movies To Watch Out For

Will this be the summer that all your favorite icons reach their true potential for greatness on the big screen? Or will all your favorite characters be stuck in generic tentpole films about angst and terrorism? We'll find out soon! Here's the complete guide to this summer's science fiction, fantasy and comic book… » 4/23/13 5:45pm 4/23/13 5:45pm

The first Wolverine trailer shows big trouble in actual Tokyo

We've seen the teasers, but now the first full-length trailer for The Wolverine is here and... wow. Viper? Silver Samurai? Jean Grey? World War II? Bullet trains? Ninjas? The Wolverine has all of that and more. Admittedly, I'm not sure how I feel about this "Wolverine becomes mortal" thing, but I really like how… » 3/27/13 9:49am 3/27/13 9:49am

In Hong Kong, Superheroes Live Very Normal and Somewhat Bittersweet…

Being a superhero seems so glamorous. There are the outfits, the universe saving, and the crime fighting. But in Hong Kong, the lives of superheroes seem so normal.


They get parking tickets, they work in markets, and after a long day, they sit down for delicious dinners. That's the concept behind these photos, titled … » 8/01/12 8:00am 8/01/12 8:00am

How the New Wolverine Movie Could Piss Off Japan

As far as comic book heroes go, Wolverine is rather innocuous. Big claws. Awesome sideburns. Nothing really offensive about him—well, save for the surly attitude and the slicing people in half.


This poster, however? This could make some in Japan livid. That is, if it hasn't already. » 3/21/12 4:01am 3/21/12 4:01am