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The Art That Helped Make Big Trouble in Little China a Cult Classic Masterpiece

John Carpenter’s <i>Big Trouble in Little China</i> has become a cult favorite for many reasons—its goofy mix of humor, action, and quotable lines; Kurt …

Could an Astronaut Steal a Rocket and Lift Off, Without Mission Control?

What do <i>Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Toy Story, Reservoir Dogs, Titanic,</i> …

Star Wars

Stephen King’s Top 10 All-Time Favorite Books

So you might think that if Stephen King – the guy who wrote such horror classics like <i>Carrie</i> and <i>The Stand</i> – were to rattle off his top ten favorite …

Don't soak your dried beans! Now even the cool kids agree

Are you still soaking dried beans? Why?<p>For years I've been telling people that you don't need to soak most beans. Now the cool kids are agreeing. Yesterday my old e-friend, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, published on Serious Eats his findings on cooking black beans. The headline: "So you like flavor? Don't …

From Snoopy to Shark Bait: The Top Slang Word in Each State

Seeing bloopers from comedies is pretty typical. It's way more fun when dramatic actors crack up—here's proof.<p>1. The X-Files<p>Twelve minutes of pure …

'Fargo' creator Noah Hawley answers our season finale burning questions

<i>Fargo</i> creator Noah Hawley promised a bloody season finale for his TV adaptation of the Coen brothers movie, and he wasn’t lying. But whose blood was …

Top 10 horror movies

Peter Bradshaw on horror<p>Horror crashes through boundaries and challenges the prohibitions of taste and thinkability in a way few other genres can match. Classics of the genre were produced in cinema's very earliest days – the vampire nightmare Nosferatu and The Cabinet of Dr Caligari from the world …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Yahoo!

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The True Origins of ‘X-Men’

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

Josh Brolin Will Voice the Villain in Guardians of the Galaxy

Y’know that purple guy who showed up at the end of <i>The Avengers</i>? The one who made all the geeks gasp and left everyone else in the dark? All we saw of him was a strong jaw and a big grinning smile, but to be honest, that’s all we need to get 100% behind today’s casting news, that Josh Brolin will …

20 Things You Might Not Know About The X-Men

Professor X and his team of mutant superheroes return to theaters this weekend in <i>X-Men: Days Of Future Past</i>, a time-twisting adventure that bridges …

Marvel Shocker: Edgar Wright Leaves Ant-Man

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, Marvel has dropped shocking news on the comic world: director <b>Edgar Wright</b>—the English filmmaker behind <i>Shaun of the Dead</i>, <i>Hot Fuzz</i>, and <i>The World’s End</i>—has suddenly left his most anticipated project to date, <i>Ant-Man</i>.<p>All we have at this point is a joint statement …

Europe says US-made cheeses can't use Old World names

Errico Auricchio produced cheese with his family in Italy until he brought his trade to the United States more than 30 years ago. Now, the European Union is saying his cheese isn't authentic enough to carry a European name.<p>As part of trade talks, the EU wants to ban the use of names like Parmesan, …

'Batman Vs. Superman' Loses Best Release Date Over DC Comics/Marvel Studios Feud

Summer 2015 just got a lot less crowded last night, as Warner Bros. announced that they were delaying their proverbial <i>Man Of Steel 2</i> from July 17th, 2015 release date to a new May 6th, 2016 date. The move isn’t a surprise, since there have been rumblings about problems behind the scenes, with …

Agents of SHIELD: Can Marvel Conquer the Small Screen?

Debuting this week, Joss Whedon's Avengers spinoff aims high.<p>Or isn't it? Just minutes after Coulson (played, as always, by the congenitally likable Clark Gregg) makes his entrance early in the show's pilot episode, it's suggested that there's more going on here than meets the eye. Behind the Big …

​Why the Marvel/Netflix deal is the best decision they've ever made

Yesterday, Marvel announced a partnership with Netflix that will allow them to conquer television the same way they've conquered movies and comics. …

Netflix Marvel Series Could Spawn Feature Films

See How ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Hints At Future Marvel Movies

One of the pleasures of Marvel’s movies, for nerds, has been the clever allusions to other aspects of the Marvel Universe, whether it’s a cameo or a reference to something upcoming. <i>Thor: The Dark World</i> was focused on its story, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t have a lot to see, if you knew where to …

‘Thor: The Dark World’: Anthony Hopkins on Marvel, Hiddleston, Odin’s future | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in a scene from "Thor: The Dark World." (Marvel)<p>Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in a scene from "Thor: The Dark World." (Jay Maidment / Marvel)<p>Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Sif (Jaimie Alexander), Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) in a scene …

Why Marvel Studios Changed Their Logo After 11 Years

For the first time in eleven years, Marvel Studios opened a movie on their own.<p>In doing so, they revealed a new logo and fanfare, which debuted in front of Thor: The Dark World and can now be seen on episodes of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.<p>Check out the logo, and then read on for what …

Lego Marvel Super Heroes – review

The Lego games might have started life as a fresh way into over-merchandised fictional worlds (<i>Lego Star Wars</i> was a post prequel-trilogy tonic), but they have evolved into ambitious virtual toy sets – a dinky, plastic, but comprehensive way of celebrating sophisticated story-telling universes.<p>So it …

Marvel is pretty much ruling the entertainment industry right now, comics, television and film all included. Every six months or so, we are greeted …

Comics

The 10 Mistakes Keeping You From Making The Most Perfect Mashed Potatoes Ever

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our many blessings, one of them obviously being mashed potatoes. Piled high in a glorious display of showmanship, we like to think their bounteous beauty is a metaphor for the richness of life. (Or something.) Mashed potatoes prove that the humble potato, with …

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Secret Villain Revealed? - POSSIBLE SPOILERS!

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes - Ultra Luxurious Buttery Mashed Potatoes for the Holidays

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killer Family

In 1870, a group of new families moved to the wind-ravaged plains near what would become Cherryvale, Kansas. They were Spiritualists, a religion that …