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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

Top Five Actors Screwed Over in Superhero Movies

By Becky FerreiraJuly 26, 2012

With the release of The Dark Knight Rises, we are truly in the heat of superhero movie season. We thought it might be a nice gesture to honor the men and women who have come so close to playing iconic characters only to be foiled...More  →

Top Five Actors Screwed Over in Superhero Movies
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The Highs and Lows (so far) of True Blood Season 5

By ChauntonJuly 26, 2012

True Blood is one of the more polarizing shows in the fantasy/horror genre right now, and with good reason. It's kind of awesome, but also pretty terrible. It seems like fan whining has been up over the last couple years, but ratings for the show...More  →

The Highs and Lows (so far) of True Blood Season 5
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The 3 Best Songs for the Zombie Apocalypse

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 26, 2012

What are the keys to surviving a zombie apocalypse? Well, for starters: steel-reinforced doors, a well-stocked pantry, and an even more well-stocked cabinet full of semi-automatic weapons and/or well-maintained garden implements designed to remove people's heads. But no less important to the survivor's lifestyle is...More  →

The 3 Best Songs for the Zombie Apocalypse

VIDEO: Marvel's "Item 47" Keeps Us Guessing

By Steven RomanoJuly 26, 2012

The sequel to the blockbuster movie The Avengers may be a very long time coming, but those keeping tabs on all of the film’s developments know that its Blu-ray release will come with an exclusive short film entitled Item 47, which takes place shortly after...More  →

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Graphic Detail: Transformers - Autocracy

By Eric GarneauJuly 26, 2012

Graphic Detail reviews a new graphic novel or trade paperback release each week. A few weeks ago during our San Diego Comic-Con coverage, we were fortunate enough to talk with John Barber, editor and writer on IDW's line of Transformers comics. Mostly we spoke about the...More  →

Graphic Detail: Transformers - Autocracy

Rachel Hartman's Seraphina Finds the Dragon in Us All

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 26, 2012

Fantasy and dragons seem to go together like milk and cookies, so it’s understandable that one of the most buzzed about YA debut novels of the season is a fantasy novel with... you guessed it, dragons. These dragons in the fictional kingdom of Goredd are...More  →

Rachel Hartman's Seraphina Finds the Dragon in Us All