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Who Do You Hate Most In Game of Thrones Episode 2.6?
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Who Do You Hate Most In Game of Thrones Episode 2.6?

By Brandon SpecktorMay 7, 2012

Game of Thrones sure loves to play with the empathy we feel for its characters, don't it? It's way easier to like Joffrey after he's been hit with cow crap and the flat of his uncle's slappin' hand. It's easier to like Cersei after the most...More  →

Sherlock Recap: A Scandal in Belgravia
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Sherlock Recap: A Scandal in Belgravia

By Robert RunyonMay 7, 2012

Allow us to get you up to speed on all of the exciting, neo-Doyle-esque action during this season's (far too short) Sherlock. For the newbies, here’s a brief introduction to our main characters. Sherlock Holmes is our hero. He’s a sociopath detective that chooses to use...More  →

7 Nerdy Power Couples Who Give Us Hope

7 Nerdy Power Couples Who Give Us Hope

By Brandon SpecktorMay 7, 2012

We could argue that Adam and Eve were the first great dorky power couple. Chew on this image, if you will: Adam, lingering around all day with the Boss (not Bruce Springsteen [well, actually, maybe Bruce Springsteen]), talking his ear off with geeky questions about geogra...More  →

The Avengers Review: Movie Stays Too True to Comics
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The Avengers Review: Movie Stays Too True to Comics

By Eric GarneauMay 7, 2012

Marvel's blockbuster superhero film The Avengers opened Friday, and by pretty much any possible measure of success, including those both financial and critical, the thing's a massive hit. Yet I can't help but have a little trepidation over this $600 million monster. I totally see the...More  →

Which Avengers Didn't Make The Cut? Nick Fury Narrates

Which Avengers Didn't Make The Cut? Nick Fury Narrates

By Brandon SpecktorMay 4, 2012

As anyone whose ever managed a team will tell you, it's not easy finding reliable players. Take S.H.I.E.L.D. leader Nick Fury, for example. We know he got Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America and the rest of The Avengers to join his team without too much difficulty. But there...More  →

Five Questions about Avatar: The Legend of Korra
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Five Questions about Avatar: The Legend of Korra

By Kousha NavidarMay 4, 2012

By now, anyone who doubted the excellence of the next Avatar series has either changed their mind or been forced off the planet by the rest of the population. In a word, Avatar: The Legend of Korra is fantastic. Deeper political struggles, stunning visuals, and...More  →

Five Sci-Fi Characters Cooler Than Han Solo

Five Sci-Fi Characters Cooler Than Han Solo

By Robert RunyonMay 4, 2012

Han Solo isn't that cool. Sure, he used to be. When we first meet Solo, he’s kicking it at the cantina with a bug-faced dude. Greedo starts threatening him, so Solo shoots him and walks away. Cold-blooded and awesome. Then George Lucas made him do...More  →

After Cabin in the Woods: Ten More Genre-Bending Horror Movies

After Cabin in the Woods: Ten More Genre-Bending Horror Movies

By Robert RunyonMay 4, 2012

You just saw Cabin in the Woods and your mind has been sufficiently blown. Where to go now? Horror movies, at their best, are no more than a dude/monster/ghost ripping into people, with gore and blood everywhere. But what about the ones that transcend the...More  →

"What a Piece of Junk!" and Other Things You Can Say About the Ships of Star Wars

By Paul KirschMay 4, 2012

One feature that sets Star Wars apart from its science fiction counterparts is the lack of effort toward explaining how any of the technology works. Many authors and filmmakers seek a means of justifying how faster-than-light travel is possible, perhaps so the viewer can sleep...More  →