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Gold Medal in Weird: Some of the Oddest Olympic Events Ever

By Beth MishlerJuly 30, 2012

Hey, Masterminds! As you may know, we here at MindHut, sometimes like to celebrate the bizarre, the unique, or the just plain ‘Huh?!’ With the 2012 London Olympics in full swing, we decided to compile some of the crazier events in Olympic history. Here’s what...More  →

Gold Medal in Weird: Some of the Oddest Olympic Events Ever
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True Blood Recap: Sheer Luna-cy!

By Beth MishlerJuly 30, 2012

This week’s True Blood was the directorial debut of Stephen Moyer (Bill), and it was chock full of its usual chaos. Morals were tested, Pam gave Tara a gift, and Sam almost made out with himself. Here’s how it happened:...More  →

True Blood Recap: Sheer Luna-cy!

Even More Catching Fire Casting News

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 27, 2012

We've had some big casting news for Catching Fire, the second Hunger Games movie. We confirmed that Philip Seymour Hoffman will play Plutarch Heavensbee, the Head Gamemaker who takes over for Seneca Crane. We've also taken part in some rampant speculation about the casting of some...More  →

Even More Catching Fire Casting News

REVIEW: Tom Hanks' Electric City

By Beth MishlerJuly 27, 2012

Hey, Masterminds! Have you ever liked a TV show or movie that you knew wasn’t particularly great, but because the highs were higher than the lows were low, and the quirks worked, so you liked it anyway? Well, Tom Hanks has a new noir-ish online...More  →

REVIEW: Tom Hanks' Electric City

Top 5 Funny Alien Movies

By Vadim NewquistJuly 27, 2012

The Watch (featuring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, and Jonah Hill) opens today, and it looks hilarious! But it also looks like it's about aliens. Can these two seemingly unrelated genres mesh cohesively? We think so, and we've got the list to prove it!...More  →

Top 5 Funny Alien Movies

Sleeping Beauty Is a Total Stalker in this New Fairytale Comedy

By Brandon SpecktorJuly 27, 2012

With a batch of titles like Snow White and The Huntsman, Red Riding Hood, and the upcoming Angelina Jolie firebreather Maleficent giving our fairytales the same gray-tinted, hyper moody makeover and over and over, we're beginning to feel a bit like Rapunzel—all tower-pent, cloistered in...More  →

Sleeping Beauty Is a Total Stalker in this New Fairytale Comedy

Why Warner Brothers SHOULD Reboot Batman (SPOILERS)

By Gabriel LaksJuly 27, 2012

Seven years separated the release of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight Rises, and in those seven years not a day went by in which we here at The MindHut didn't look forward to Christopher Nolan's next Bat-film with mounting enthusiasm. It's weird saying goodbye...More  →

Why Warner Brothers SHOULD Reboot Batman (SPOILERS)

A REAL Steampunk Computer and 5 other TED Talks to Geek Out About

By Brandon SpecktorJuly 27, 2012

Here's one for your steampunk novels, gearheads: the first effective computer was designed in the 1830s, powered by steam, cogs and punchcards, and filled a room the size of a locomotive. In his recent TED talk, "The greatest machine that never was," computer programmer John Graham-Cumming...More  →

A REAL Steampunk Computer and 5 other TED Talks to Geek Out About

Aronofsky's Arc and the 8 Most Massive Set-Pieces of All Time

By Brandon SpecktorJuly 26, 2012

Darren Aronofsky dreams big. This pic he recently tweeted of the arc he's building for his upcoming epic, Noah, came with a personal message: "I dreamt about this since I was 13. And now it's a reality. Genesis 6:14." What drives modern directors to pursue their expansive...More  →

Aronofsky's Arc and the 8 Most Massive Set-Pieces of All Time