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One of Sundance’s hottest films was shot on an iPhone 5s

<i>Tangerine</i> has been a breakout hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The indie flick is drawing crowds thanks to a plot that features transgender prostitutes, Hollywood, meth addicts, pimps, and beat cops. But the craziest thing about director Sean Baker’s film is that instead of using a …

The True Origin of Monopoly: Lizzie Magie and The Landlord’s Game

<i>I grew up believing that Monopoly had been invented during the Great Depression by an unemployed man who played it around his kitchen table while</i> …

New Helix clip makes us scream for more Ronald D. Moore!

A second <i>Helix</i> clip has landed. And even though it reveals very little about Ron D. Moore's new snowy science series from Syfy, it makes us really …

A bigger, better look at Agents of SHIELD with tons of new footage

Okay, when I say "tons" I really mean "about 30 seconds or so," but you should still watch this quick featurette anyways, because it also includes …

How Comic-Con Attendance has Grown, and Other Geeky Infographics

Infographics

Patrick Rothfuss’ Kingkiller Chronicles books are getting a TV show!

Fox has just snagged the television rights to Pathrick Rothfuss' awesome, best-selling fantasy series <i>The Kingkiller Chronicles</i>. That's practically …

The Most Astounding Cosplay We've Seen at Comic-Con (So Far)

Hot damn, there is some amazing cosplay in San Diego this weekend. In just the first two nights, we've seen dozens of eye-popping costumes and clever …

This iconic scene from Children of Men was actually an accident

Director Alfonso Cuorón told a rapt Comic-Con audience yesterday how one of the most memorable scenes in his classic movie <i>Children of Men</i> was …

Ronald D. Moore unleashes a black gooey hell in new series Helix

Something's gotten loose in the Comic-Con trailer for Ronald D. Moore's Syfy series <i>Helix</i>, and we're talking about more than just a virus (although by …

The Agents of SHIELD pilot hits the ground walking

These days, TV pilots set a frenetic pace. You see the hero's father die in the first act. World-shattering things happen before every act break. So …

4-minute redband trailer makes Kick-Ass 2 look awesome again

If you've been suffering from <i>Kick-Ass</i> fatigue, or just had the suspicion the sequel was going to suck, remember that what we've been getting recently …

Watch Andrew Garfield stay in character during the Spider-Man 2 panel

Andrew Garfield didn't make a wall-crawling entrance into the Amazing Spider-Man 2 panel at Comic-Con, but he did arrive in costume <i>and</i> in character. …

Battlestar Galactica's humanoid cylons were a result of budget limits

At Comic-Con yesterday, <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> creator Ron Moore told fans that he loves how television's budget constraints spawn creativity. For …

Watch the entire Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Comic-Con panel right here!

We discussed it a bit in our review of the pilot, but now you can see the <i>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> panel in its entirety! Watch Joss Whedon, Clark …

Comics

We just saw the first mighty teaser for the Warcraft movie!

Holy crap, there was a <i>big</i> surprise at the Legendary/Warner Bros. panel just now. We saw the-first ever teaser for the <i>World of Warcraft</i> movie, in …

We saw a glimpse of Godzilla. You won't believe the size and majesty.

Just now at San Diego Comic-Con, we saw the first proper footage of the <i>Godzilla</i> movie — and the absolute main impression we came away with was: HOLY …

Time for an edge-of-your-seat scary glimpse of Cuarón's Gravity

Alfonso Cuaron rocked your world with <i>Children of Men</i>. But now he's taking us into orbit with the "astronauts in danger" movie <i>Gravity</i>. And it is …

George Clooney

Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow feels like the Starship Troopers we want

Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are starring in a big-screen adaptation of the Japanese novel <i>All You Need is Kill</i>, now called <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i>. And the …

Watch the entire Game of Thrones panel online now

Still reeling from the events of <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season Three? Exorcise your Red Wedding demons with the cast and creators of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, …

TV Series

Watch Comic-Con's Marvel Cinematic Universe panel in all its glory

Are you interested in <i>Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers 2: Age of Ultron</i>, Tom Hiddleston in …

Marvel Universe

Bryan Singer has a special word for what the new X-Men movie will be

Yesterday at Comic-Con, everybody was buzzing about <i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i>. The whole cast came to the Con for a photo-op, and director Bryan …

How World War Z‘s VFX crew used AI to create the zombie swarm

Even if <i>World War Z</i> isn't your cup of undead tea, it's fascinating to see how the visual effects artists at MPC created the massive zombie crowd in …

Women do better on math tests when they fake their names

There's a pernicious myth that says women aren't as good at math as men. And disturbingly, reminding women of this stereotype just before they write …

Gender Equality

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Roads no safer with hands-free devices, study finds

Using a hands-free device does not eliminate driving errors, but in fact increases them, according to a growing body of research, which suggests new technology is not making the roads safer and that distracted-driving legislation may not go far enough.<p>A study from the University of Alberta released …

Comedy Central cancels Futurama

Is this the last delivery for the Planet Express crew?<p>Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Comedy Central will not be renewing <i>Futurama</i>. Which …

TV

The Zombieland TV series is a cheap bootleg of Zombieland the movie

I assume by the law of averages, someone, somewhere, watched the movie <i>Zombieland</i> and said to himself, "You know, this is good, but it would be even …

Woody Harrelson

Watch a gamer combine a VR headset with an omnidirectional treadmill

As if we didn't already have enough reasons to be excited about the Oculus Rift VR headset, a company called Virtuix has shown what gamers can do …

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 …

The CW app for Xbox 360 streams next-day episodes of Arrow, The Vampire Diaries and more

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can now stream television shows from the CW network with the new CW app, Major Nelson announced via his blog.<p>Users do not need a special account, besides their Gold membership, and will have access to shows such as <i>Supernatural</i>, <i>Arrow</i>, <i>The Vampire Diaries</i> and <i>Beauty & the</i> …