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Battleship Review: Being Dumb Can Be Fun

Battleship Review: Being Dumb Can Be Fun

By Robert RunyonMay 23, 2012

Battleship is dumb. Really really dumb. Still, it’s one of those movies, like Fast Five, that hits its dumb target in exactly the right way. There are a few keys to doing this. First, you need a few actors that are way too good for...More  →

7 Movie Days You NEED to Have This Summer
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7 Movie Days You NEED to Have This Summer

By Scott GreenstoneMay 22, 2012

Last weekend, my friends and I watched every film in the Marvel Avengers canon in succession. We started (chronologically) with Captain America: The First Avenger, watched Iron Man, then The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and finally we went to the theaters and watched...More  →

Who's That Guy at the End of The Avengers?
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Who's That Guy at the End of The Avengers?

By Scott GreenstoneMay 22, 2012

Alert: SPOILERS! So you're not a comics lover, but you loved The Avengers. So much that, knowing that Marvel hid teaser scenes at the end of all their other films, they probably hid one at the end of The Avengers. You stayed, and you got so...More  →

BOOK REVIEW: Sabriel by Garth Nix

BOOK REVIEW: Sabriel by Garth Nix

By Paul KirschMay 22, 2012

Fantasy doesn't need dragons in order to be fantasy, but it does need a little magic. Contrary to popular belief, the presence of magic does not necessarily serve to make things easier for the protagonist. Magic is a built-in set of complications that contradict conventional...More  →

Showrunner Dan Harmon Fired From/Quits Community. What Comes Next?
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Showrunner Dan Harmon Fired From/Quits Community. What Comes Next?

By Eric GarneauMay 22, 2012

Given its consistently low ratings and poor network treatment, Community fans are used to fearing for the life of their beloved show. So when NBC announced that they were officially renewing this wonderfully geeky sitcom for at least half a season this coming fall, we all...More  →

3 Real People Who Were the Inspiration Behind Sherlock Holmes

3 Real People Who Were the Inspiration Behind Sherlock Holmes

By ChauntonMay 22, 2012

Throughout the 125 years since the character of Sherlock Holmes first appeared, there have been countless fictional representations of the consulting detective, but there have also been a handful of "real" Sherlocks, as well. Here are three of the originals....More  →

No Capes Allowed: Concrete

No Capes Allowed: Concrete

By Josh PeriloMay 22, 2012

What would happen if you were made out of 1200 pounds of concrete? You could still walk and talk. You still had the exact same brain and personality. But your skin was made of almost impenetrable rock. This is the central question posed by the...More  →

Transmedia Tuesday: Guidestones, an Interactive Thriller

Transmedia Tuesday: Guidestones, an Interactive Thriller

By ChauntonMay 22, 2012

For those of you who have been following Guidestones: an Interactive Thriller, you already know this is a hands on storytelling experience worth checking out. If you haven't yet, you should take the time. It's one of the most unique web series out there right...More  →

Revolution Trailer Asks,
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Revolution Trailer Asks, "What If We Lost Electricity Forever But Still Had Crossbows?"

By Brandon SpecktorMay 21, 2012

At least until we all burn up in a cloud of fiery farts on December 21, 2012, apocalypse and dystopia themes will remain big in popular art. Revolution, the new post-catastrophe NBC series coming this fall, looks like it's going for both. Check the series...More  →