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The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet
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The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 23, 2012

Pluto's kicked the bucket. It's shuffled off its mortal coil, run down the curtain, and joined the bleeding choir invisible. Pluto IS AN EX-PLANET. If you've never seen Monty Python (and if not, you're missing out!), then you won't understand the reference, but you'll get the...More  →

Top Five Most Wanted Sci-Fi Sequels

Top Five Most Wanted Sci-Fi Sequels

By Becky FerreiraJuly 23, 2012

Have you heard? Ghostbusters 3 may be back from the dead yet again. Dan Akroyd let it slip that screenwriter Etan Cohen has been hired to write a script so brilliant, even Bill Murray would say, "I've worked with better, but not many." The news got...More  →

True Blood Recap: Zapping the Fae Away?!
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True Blood Recap: Zapping the Fae Away?!

By Beth MishlerJuly 23, 2012

This week’s True Blood was equal parts weird, uncomfortable, and hilarious. Here’s what went down:...More  →

Top Five Batman Villains Who Never Appeared In The Movies

Top Five Batman Villains Who Never Appeared In The Movies

By Nuala McKennaJuly 21, 2012

The Riddler. Scarecrow. The Joker. Bane. There have been a number of formidable foes that Batman has had to battle with. With the release of The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, we thought we'd take a look at some...More  →

Dark Knight Rises: A Tense, Emotional Goodbye to Batman

Dark Knight Rises: A Tense, Emotional Goodbye to Batman

By Eric GarneauJuly 21, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises is Christopher Nolan's third and final Batman film. Throughout, the film asks us to consider how much punishment one thing—a man, a city, an idea—can take before it finally breaks. In a way, 2008's Dark Knight operated on the same idea, but...More  →

The 7 Coolest Uncool Girls in TV History

The 7 Coolest Uncool Girls in TV History

By Beth MishlerJuly 20, 2012

As Lester Bangs in Almost Famous, Phillip Seymour Hoffman utters the famous line: “The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.” This seems to apply to TV characters, too. Very often, characters that don’t fit...More  →

Rumor We Wish Were True: Bill Murray's Party Crashing Tour

Rumor We Wish Were True: Bill Murray's Party Crashing Tour

By Beth MishlerJuly 20, 2012

Attention, Bill Murray fans: the latest buzz online says that Dr. Peter Venkman might crash a party near you! Which, when considering the quirky actor’s history of dropping in on random NYC fetes to chill and sing karaoke, is technically possible. But not probable....More  →

REVIEW: Tithe by Holly Black

REVIEW: Tithe by Holly Black

By Paul KirschJuly 20, 2012

An author of science fiction or fantasy has one difficult decision to make before they set their fingers on a keyboard: How much does my protagonist know about their world? Nailing down this question steers the tone and trajectory of the story in a big way....More  →

Let's Talk About the Tragedy in Colorado

Let's Talk About the Tragedy in Colorado

By EmmaJuly 20, 2012

As you've probably heard, a 24-year-old named James Holmes opened fire at a showing of The Dark Knight in Aurora, Colorado last night. He timed it to coincide with a shooting scene in the movie. Twelve people are dead, and at least 38 are injured,...More  →

GEEK MOVIE REVIEWS: Ice Age 4 Continental Drift

GEEK MOVIE REVIEWS: Ice Age 4 Continental Drift

By Vadim NewquistJuly 19, 2012

THIS GUY is back with another episode of The MindHut's newest web series: Geek Movie Reviews. This time it's Ice Age 4, and he's calling the movie police on this one!...More  →