Mythology

All Hail Cthulhu! ‘Star Wars’ Actor Mark Hamill Joins Animated Lovecraft Movie

All hail our dark lord Cthulhu. Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn.<p>Late in 2017, children will be initiated into the lore of the Great Old Ones with the animated feature <i>Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom</i>. And what better way to ease a generation or two into H.P. Lovecraft’s …

Star Wars

The Internet Is Mildly Obsessed With ‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ — Here’s Why

We’re barely into 2017 and already this year has been great for pop culture. From Netflix’s highly anticipated premiere of <i>A Series of Unfortunate</i> …

Streaming

The Trailer for The Discovery Is Very Messed Up in a Very Good Way

Netflix’s <i>The Discovery</i> comes from the writer-director behind <i>The One I Love</i>, Charlie McDowell. And if this trailer is any indication, <i>The Discovery</i> is …

Entertainment

How Voltron: Legendary Defender revamped an anime classic for Netflix

Voltron producers Lauren Montgomery and Joaquim Dos Santos on revitalising the 1980s cartoon for modern viewers<p><i>Voltron: Legendary Defender</i> was a surprise hit when it landed on Netflix last year. A modern reimagining of a 1980s cartoon (which itself was an edited and dubbed version of the Japanese …

Animation

Starro Shows Up And Everyone's Talking About Bruce Wayne In The Latest Trailer For POWERLESS

The latest trailer for <i>Powerless</i> is heavy on references to Bruce Wayne and the wider DC Universe, while a battle between Green Lantern and Starro also …

Comics

He-Man battles Lion-O in He-Man/ThunderCats #4, check out a preview here

DC’s crossover series <b>He-Man/ThunderCats</b> continues today with the release of the fourth issue, and you can take a look at a preview here…<p><i>It’s the</i> …

Comics

Your Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper Is Going to Be a Movie

Oh yes, just what we all needed: school supplies getting a movie. I assume it’s a flipbook made of binder covers.<p>The movie is supposedly a “live …

Cool Stuff

How we made Transformers

‘Ratchet is named after the nurse in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – and Ironhide after the old TV detective Ironside’<p><b>Bob Budiansky, comic writer and editor</b><p>In 1983, Hasbro bought the rights to some toys from Japan, which could change from robots into vehicles. But there was no backstory to …

Comics

'Sherlock' Actress & Showrunner 'Disagree' on Molly's Response to Finale

"Sherlock" viewers were told the Season 4 finale would blow them away, but few expected the sparks still flying days later would be between the fandom and co-creator Steven Moffat. Whew! Molly Hooper actress Louise Brealey was dragged into the fray, fighting back Twitter trolls while admitting she …

Entertainment

‘Sherlock’s’ “Final Problem”: Can You Outwit Fandom In The Internet Age?

Okay, so I have a lot of mixed feelings about <i>Sherlock</i>‘s Season Four finale.<p>As a longtime <i>Sherlock</i> fan, I thought it was an absolutely thrilling hour …

Entertainment

TV Club: A worthy Lucifer tries to see if it can provide the boyfriend experience

At the risk of starting things back up on too serious of a note, <i>Lucifer</i>’s winter premiere (and beginning of its only brief return to our screens) is all about worth. Self-worth, mostly. For Lucifer, it’s his worth when it comes to Chloe, whether he’s a man “worthy” of her or not—whether he’s …

Entertainment

'The Jeff Goldblum Activity Book' Is Just as Quirky as You'd Expect

Few celebrities have become internet cult heroes the way Jeff Goldblum has. He's come in the form of countless memes, YouTube mashups, and a very odd …

Cool Stuff

The Very Cool Character Detail In All of Steven Universe's Music

Music is <i>Steven Universe</i>’s secret weapon—mainly because the show consistently cranks out some great, toe-tapping songs that are a highlight every time …

Cool Stuff

Batman & Robin: How representation can make a bad movie bearable

If you were to ask any Batman fan which of the <i>Batman</i> movies of the late '80s/early-to-mid-'90s was the worst, you would get an almost unanimous …

Comics

Who’s A Better Count Olaf: Jim Carrey Or Neil Patrick Harris?

Settle the debate!<p><i>Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events</i> includes one of the most evil characters in a children’s series of all time: Count Olaf.<p>He’s creepy in the books, the 2004 film, *and* in the 2017 eight-episode Netflix series.<p>Jim Carrey famously portrayed the Count in the film …

Netflix

This Great Doctor Strange Figure Is on Fire (Not Literally)

Usually, importing one of Figuarts well-sculpted, well-articulated action figures can be a costly endeavour—but the company’s upcoming Doctor Strange …

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Artist Reveals Concept Art from Cancelled Darth Maul Game

New artwork for the cancelled Darth Maul game, Star Wars: Maul has been revealed by an artist who had been working on the title.<p>Back in 2014, we …

Star Wars

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Comic From Dark Horse Will Not Be Sold In The UK

It may be on the cover of the new Diamond Previews. It may be written by one of Britain’s best-selling modern fantasy authors. But the comic book …

Neil Gaiman

#Repost @batfamily_trivia ・・・ Expect some Dick Grayson Batman facts tonight as w… | Superhero Community

#Repost @batfamily_trivia<br>・・・<br>Expect some Dick Grayson Batman facts tonight as we continue this fact marathon. #batman75 #dccomics #wallywest …

Comics

Heath Ledger's Death — Find out the Late Actor's Heartbreaking Last Words

Rest in peace, <b>Heath Ledger</b>.<p>Jan. 22 marks the nine-year anniversary of the late star's <b>death</b>. In 2008, The Dark Knight star died from cardiac arrest …

Artist Proves Stranger Things Already Has Ideal Star Wars Origins Cast

Disney’s next <i>Star Wars</i> spinoff is a Han Solo origin story, but why stop with Solo when you can have the entire bunch? One artist shows that <i>Stranger</i> …

Star Wars

The Hero’s Journey

<b>The Hero’s Journey</b> is a pattern discovered within mythological stories by the American Scholar, Joseph Campbell. Campbell maintained that all …

Star Wars

Newswire: Powerless plays up the Batman connection in first trailer

Following the orgy of destruction that served as the climax to <i>Man Of Steel</i>, superhero franchises have become much more conscientious about collateral damage. That was what <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> was all about (aside from Cap and Bucky’s love affair); Zack Snyder also learned that lesson, moving</i> …

Comics

Norse Gods: A inspiration of Hitler

(3) (1)(4) (3)<p>NORSE GODS AND THEIR INSPIRATION TO HITLER<p>Norse gods played an important in Hitler's reign over Germany. The Norse gods were all about …

Holocaust

Star Wars Sadists Can Finally Enjoy Watching Chewie Rip Unkar Plutt's Arm Off

Han Solo says you should never fuck with a Wookie because they’ll rip your arm off, and now we’ve got proof. Ouch.<p>The unaired scene from <i>The Force</i> …

Walt Disney Company

Let’s Chat About Sherlock And Lestrade In That Final "Sherlock" Episode

Spoilers: Do not read this article until you have finished “The Final Problem.”<p>The ending of “The Final Problem” was pretty damn special, just because Sherlock said this to Lestrade.<p>This really is quite a big deal.<p>Sherlock never remembered Lestrade’s name in <i>just</i> about every single <i>Sherlock</i> …

Entertainment

NBC's Powerless Breaks the Canon With a Stupid Wayne Cousin

It honestly feels like NBC’s DC show <i>Powerless</i> is throwing everything to the wall to see if any of it survives cancellation. The latest twist: Bruce …

Comics

It's Okay, Penguin, Daddy's Back

Death doesn’t matter when you’ve got Paul Reubens. The actor returns to <i>Gotham</i> as the Ghost of Christmas Murder, and here’s the first clip of his …

Cool Stuff

Siren Snapshots: The Bewitching Photography of the American Ghoul

The American Ghoul might be a photographer hailing from the California Bay area, but his camera tells a different story—one seeped in supernatural …

No Script Yet for HBO's Planned Deadwood Movie

The Deadwood movie still isn't any closer to being a reality than it was six months ago. The good news, though, is that HBO is still looking to get …

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