Mythology

Book review: Norse Mythology

Of all the fiction in this world, I find the ones rooted in mythology the most enticing; not because there is an element of otherworldly magic in …

A Designer Creates the Most Unusual Virtual Pet Ever in Scifi Short Strange Beasts

Magali Barbé’s very well-done short <i>Strange Beasts</i> runs just over five minutes long, so it doesn’t take too long to get to the twist. But the pacing …

Virtual Reality

The AMERICAN GODS Cast on Season 1’s Biggest Surprises

When you step to Ricky Whittle, you best come correct. Pablo Schreiber learned that the hard way when he was filming a fight scene with his co-star …

TV

Technology Terrors Come Alive in First Teaser for Hulu's Scifi Series Dimension 404

Director Freddie Wong and showrunner Dez Dolly today shared the first peek at six-part scifi anthology series <i>Dimension 404</i>, which appropriately will …

TV

'Voltron 84' Arrives on Netflix Today

As most readers know by now, I am a huge <i>Voltron: Legendary Defender</i> fan, and, like most of the creative team behind the new Netflix show, I was also …

Netflix

"This Is the Ultimate Showdown"

The third season of <i>Star Wars Rebels</i> has offered significant changes for all the show’s characters, but Hera Syndulla has truly transformed in her …

Star Wars

Alan Tudyk on Uncharted 4: 'I Don't Play That Game'

Alan Tudyk, the actor who played Wash in Firefly and K-2SO in Rogue One, briefly shared his thoughts on Uncharted 4, which he originally worked on …

Gaming

Netflix bringing back classic Voltron episodes as part of new collection

Hand-picked by cast, crew and executive producers<p>Netflix is looking to feed people’s appetite for nostalgia by bringing back 12 classic episodes of the original <i>Voltron</i> series in a new collection called <i>Voltron84.</i><p>The streaming service announced today that the collection will be hand-picked by the …

Netflix

See Gillian Anderson as David Bowie in ‘American Gods’ Picture

Gillian Anderson — and all of the many faces she dons — was notedly absent from the recent trailers for <i>American Gods.</i> But, images of two of the roles …

David Bowie

Sir Ian McKellen to reprise role of Gandalf in new one-man show - NME

<b>Sir Ian McKellen</b> will return to the role of <b>Gandalf the Grey</b> once again for a new one-man show.<p>The celebrated veteran actor became synonymous with the …

Movies

Voltron Legendary Defender's Creators Look Back at the Original Show and the Timeless Appeal of Giant Robot Lions

Netflix is bringing a new collection of episodes from the original <i>Voltron</i>, hand-picked by the creative team that’s brought the iconic series back to …

Animation

Classic Voltron Episodes Arriving on Netflix

While <i>Voltron: Legendary Defender</i> has quickly become one of our favorite shows around here, Netflix is making sure to also take care of classic <i>Voltron</i> …

Netflix

A Boy Cares Only for His Pet Scorpion in This Funny and Surprising Animated Short

It’s short, it’s clever, and it features possibly the most charismatic animated scorpion in cinematic history. Grant Kolton’s <i>By the Name of Boston</i> …

Cool Stuff

Notes from ECCC '17: Folklore and the Death of Belief - GeekMom

Fashion, as we all know, is cyclical. Fads come and go. What’s chic and “in” one moment is on the dust heap of civilization the next, only to be …

Folklore

Ian McShane on 'American Gods' and the 'Deadwood' Movie

If "Game of Thrones" was "tits and dragons," "American Gods" is "gods and white buffaloes," the actor tells Newsweek.

TV

National Poetry Day: Fantasy in Verse

It’s National Poetry Day, and while verse may not be the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to science-fiction and fantasy, it has …

Poetry

What Is Hidden In This Intricate Transformers Poster?

Paramount Pictures and Hasbro held a fan event for <b>Transformers: The Last Knight</b> on their studio lot, which treated fans to a behind-the-scenes looks …

Movies

Gillian Anderson is a woman of many faces in new American Gods teaser

Bryan Fuller has been messing with us all again.<p>It isn't long until we get to see <i>American Gods</i> for ourselves, but until then, showrunner Bryan Fuller …

TV

Ian McKellen Is Reprising Gandalf (and His Entire Career) in a Solo London Stage Show

Ian McKellen’s had a storied career—one that’s spanned well beyond his beloved genre roles as Gandalf in <i>Lord of the Rings</i> and Magneto in the <i>X-Men</i> …

Cool Stuff

Starz App April 2017 Titles Announced

Take a look at the Starz App April 2017 movie and TV schedule<p>The Starz App April 2017 releases have been announced and the full schedule can be …

Amazon Prime

Walking with Neil Gaiman is the best thing you can do in the winter

It's quite a godly year for Neil Gaiman, bard of myth, nerd hearthrob and the lucky bastard who got to marry Amanda Palmer.<p>The appropriately outlandish TV version of Gaiman's bestseller <i>American Gods</i> premieres on Starz at the end of next month — while his <i>Norse Mythology</i> has been in the top echelons …

Neil Gaiman

Transformers: Every Animated Series, Ranked Worst To Best

Transformers is best as an animated series, where it's given room to breathe while still offering offering dynamic action and innovative stories.

Comics

Obsessed: How Superfans Took Over the World

What do people dressed up in Harry Potter costumes waiting for a book release have in common with the pilgrims to the annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting?<p>They're all devoted superfans, and they're the subject of the new book "Superfandom: How Our Obsessions Are Changing What We Buy and Who We …

The reluctant and inadvertent political activism of Neil Gaiman

×<p>Photo by Kyle Cassidy<p>Neil Gaiman and scenes from The Sandman<p>Shortly before his latest book, <i>Norse Mythology</i>, was released, a fan told Neil Gaiman on …

Neil Gaiman

Does Firefly's Appeal Partly Lie in its Limited Run?

Had Joss Whedon's Firefly been renewed for multiple seasons, would it have retained its cult appeal? • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr <br>Feature Andrew …

TV

That TRANSFORMERS Band Covers the POWER RANGERS Theme Song

Nearly 20 years after their last cinematic adventure, the Power Rangers are heading back to movie theaters. And who better to welcome the Rangers …

Movies

INTERVIEW: The Flash's Candice Patton Talks Death, Love & Savitar's True Identity

Candice Patton opens up about what the future holds for Iris and Barry, and the face behind Savitar's pointy, metallic mask.

TV

A Doomed Statistician Spends His Last Moments Crunching Some Very Odd Numbers

This quirky short from Campbell Hooper follows the inner monologue of a statistician who’s ejected from an airplane at what would obviously be a …

Cool Stuff

Preview of Army of Darkness / Xena: Warrior Princess: Forever… and a Day #6

Dynamite Entertainment’s <b>Army of Darkness / Xena: Warrior Princess: Forever… and a Day</b> concludes this Wednesday, and you can check out a preview of …

Military History

You don't know kung fu, Iron Fist

Commentary: Marvel and Netflix's latest series has gotten plenty of bashing from critics, but really the main character just sucks at fighting back.<p>Marvel's latest Netflix series based on comic superhero Iron Fist has struck a terrible chord with critics so far. To be fair, reviewers only had six …

Iron Fist