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The unexplained disappearance of Ludwig Leichhardt

Strange adventure When Ludwig Leichhardt arrived in 1842, Australia had been thoroughly explored only along its southern fringes. There were no great …

Batman V Superman Has Made Its Final Domestic Profit, Get The Details

This figure comes from the Twitter account of Gitesh Pandya, an editor for BoxOfficeGuru.com, who reports that the superhero film has made $330.36 …

Comic Books

Exclusive sneak peek at the 'Rebirth' of Cyborg examines the man inside the machine

Cyborg is the youngest member of the Justice League. He’s also the eyes and ears for the group in terms of global monitoring, analysis and getting them out of tech scrapes.<p>But it’s his heart and soul that writer John Semper will explore in “Cyborg: Rebirth” and “Cyborg No. 1.”<p>The books are at the …

Judy Murray warns Britain's female tennis stars to avoid party circuit

Judy Murray has warned Britain’s young female tennis stars to eschew the distractions of the party circuit and focus on their training regimes, in the run-up to this year’s Wimbledon.<p>With the centrepiece of the nation’s tennis calendar less than three weeks away, Murray said that Britain’s female …

Tennis

The DC Films train has left the station, let's make the best of it!

<i>Tony Black on the DC Extended Universe…</i><p>Another day, another reshuffle at DC Comics in terms of their burgeoning DC Films department (or the DCU). Not …

The Story Behind That Superman and Muhammad Ali Team Up

In 1978, one of the strangest and most exhilarating comic book issues in DC’s history appeared in stores, featuring one of the greatest team-ups of …

Are Movie Studios Ruining Shared Universes?

<i>Ricky Church on whether movie studios are ruining shared universes…</i><p>In the years since the Marvel Cinematic Universe began and its massive success at …

Construction

Warner Bros. Puts Geoff Johns in Charge of DC Films

In the wake of <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, it was widely rumored that Warner Bros. was considering drastic action as a response to the film’s …

Comic Books

Batman v Superman’s critical failure might save the DC movie universe

Despite raking in more than $800 million dollars over the past month and a half, <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> still has to be considered a …

Comic Books

Box Office: 'Batman V Superman' Had To Die So DC Films Could Be Saved

It looks like <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> may end up being the fallen idol that saves the DC Extended Universe. Its relatively mediocre reception has spurred Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. to overhaul their franchise oversight with a specific eye on the DC Comics films. According to <i>The</i> …

Comic Books

To Get Renewed, Supergirl Might Slash Its Budget and Move to the CW

If you were wondering why we still hadn’t heard whether or not <i>Supergirl</i> will return for a second season, the answer is that Warner Bros. and CBS are …

9 ways to save the DC Extended Universe

<i>Anghus Houvouras with 9 ways to save the DC Extended Universe…</i><p>I don’t require much. Just a producer credit on every Warner Bros. DC movie, a balloon …

Comic Books

12 Movie Scenes You Never Realized Used CGI

Remember the days when you could easily spot CGI in movies? Unfortunately, they still exist (think <i>Fantastic Four</i> reboot), and we may never be fully …

'Bones' Lawsuit: How a Hit TV Show Loses Money

An audit connected with a lawsuit filed in November by executive producer Barry Josephson reveals the show took in $518 million in just the first …

David Boreanaz

Are 4 'Avatar' Sequels A Risky Move for Fox?

Director James Cameron announced the followups this week, with the second film hitting theaters almost a decade after the original<p>When James Cameron …

Sequels

Interview: Charles Roven Discusses Evolution From 'Dark Knight' To 'Batman v Superman'

Heading into its third weekend of release, <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> sits on roughly $730 million in global receipts and should hit $800 million on Sunday or Monday. Despite bad reviews and only moderate word of mouth, the film’s record-setting opening weekend, lower foreign drops, and high …

Comic Books

THAT dream sequence in Batman v Superman wasn't what you though it was (SPOILERS)

<b>WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.</b><p>Whether it's good, bad, or somewhere in between, Batman v Superman: …

Comic Books

Everything that's wrong with the Batman v Superman soundtrack

<b>Sean Wilson examines the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice score – and why its relentlessly noisy nature is bad news for everyone…</b><p>Now, I want to …

Comic Books

Battling for superhero supremacy: How the Marvel, DC rivalry has moved into a new phase

The year was 1961. Martin Goodman, the publisher of the Magazine Management Company, had just got back from a round of golf with Jack Liebowitz, the …

Comics on Film: The Reason for 'Batman v Superman''s Shocking Ending

<b>WARNING: This article makes direct, repeated mention of the manner in which Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ends. If you haven't yet seen the film</b> …

Comic Books

'Superman,' The Inside Story: Director Richard Donner Remembers Meeting Stallone to Play the Lead, Working With Brando, and a Near-Fatal Knife Attack

The famed director reveals how Marlon Brando wanted to play Jor-El as a "bagel," fights with his producer and how he discovered Christopher Reeve for …

Marlon Brando

One Of The Most Chilling Unsolved Murders In American History

What happened to Elizabeth Short on Jan. 15, 1947?

Crime

How 'Batman v Superman' Rewrote the Hollywood Blockbuster Formula

As audiences know full well by now, in <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel square off in an epic battle. What …

Comic Books

Why Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is worth defending

<i>Anghus Houvouras on why Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is worth defending…</i><p>Superhero movies have become so stale. They’re still very much a staple …

Comic Books

When Hollywood first realized that teenage audiences were more interested in blood and guts than in watching Lee Marvin croon I Was Born Under A …

How Hollywood almost defeated Christopher Reeve's Superman

It’s now considered a classic, the noble progenitor of the costumed-hero blockbuster. But Richard Donner’s 1978 Superman <b>film</b> was rewritten from scratch, passed around every A-list actor in Hollywood, and became a battlefield over which its creators fought, bloodily, and are still fighting. The …

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

Psychology

Ang Lee slams Oscars over Chris Rock's 'racist' joke about east Asians

Oscar-winning director and other east Asian Hollywood stars have written a letter of protest to the Academy over its ‘tone-deaf approach to its portrayal of Asians’ at this year’s awards ceremony<p>The two-time Oscar-winning director Ang Lee is among a host of east Asian Hollywood talent who have …

Asia