Every year, it's easy to come up with a long list of the year's worst science fiction and fantasy movies. Reels and reels of garbage arrive in cinemas with shocking regularity. But it's a good year when you can think of half a dozen great genre films off the top of your head. By that standard, 2011 was a good year.
Alien invasion flick The Darkest Hour, released this morning, is like a bad holiday fruitcake that somebody tried to spruce up with a zillion lumps of neon-colored, soggy jellybean guts. Put another way, this movie is what you get when you add the plot of Skyline to the creature effects of The Happening. It is truly…
David Fincher explains the appeal of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea... and why he won't film it in IMAX. Doctor Who could have multiple fiftieth anniversary specials. Plus check out new images from The Dark Knight Rises, Prometheus, and The Hobbit!
Gary Oldman reveals Harvey Dent's legacy on The Dark Knight Rises. Tom Hiddleston reveals Loki's Avengers torment. Stars Max Minghella and Olivia Thirlby discuss The Darkest Hour's Moscow setting. Steven Spielberg wants Michael Bay to do Transformers 4.
Cobie Smulders reveals a seemingly unexpected detail about her Avengers character. Matt Smith talks the Doctor Who Christmas special. After Earth and The Host make some awesome casting additions. Plus why The Darkest Hour isn't your average alien invasion movie.
The head of 20th Century Fox really doesn't want you calling Ridley Scott's Prometheus an Alien prequel. Tom Cruise joins another sci-fi epic. José Padilha discusses the themes of his Robocop reboot, while Emile Hirsch talks The Darkest Hour.
When the aliens from The Darkest Hour attack our American heroes stranded in Moscow, they cascade in on a ball of lightning whips and pure energy. At least that's what it looks like — but what are the rules for surviving this alien attack?
The would-be star of Ender's Game says he's ready to do the movie. Benedict Cumberbatch reveals the secrets of playing Smaug in The Hobbit. An actual Japanese person might be cast in Akira. Plus lots of Walking Dead hints!
We've got new 14 stills and a new clip from the alien-invasion movie The Darkest Hour, coming this Christmas. When the aliens invade, we're forced to follow a pack of Americans stuck in Russia during the big attack.
Watch Emile Hirsch and his pack of twentysomething American buddies just get ripped to shreds by an electric alien army while trapped in Russia. What's Russian for "You can't beat the dredge!"
Aaron Eckhart's post-apocalyptic Frankenstein movie chooses a location. Director Bill Condon says something shocking about Breaking Dawn's special effects. Army reservists reveal secrets of being an Avengers extra. Plus showrunner Jeff Pinkner explains why Peter had to disappear on Fringe!
Another key Dark Knight Rises cast member is spotted in New York. George R.R. Martin's other famous series gets a movie adaptation. Joshua Jackson promises the epic return of an old Fringe villain will be the best episode ever!
Zoe Saldana reveals whom she wants to see shirtless in Star Trek 2. Marc Webb explains how he built the world of The Amazing Spider-Man. Plus key World War Z details and the first look at Superman's adoptive dad!
The Dark Knight Rises is filming at Heinz Field, and even the Pittsburgh Steelers themselves are getting into the act. Now new set reports reveal that the real battle isn't between the Gotham Rogues and Rapid City Monuments...it's with Bane.
You've seen the trailer for the next alien invasion movie The Darkest Hour. Now watch star Emile Hirsch explain how he fires his giant electric alien-killing gun!
Watch the first trailer for director Chris Gorak (Right at Your Door) alien invasion flick The Darkest Hour, with Emile Hirsch facing a pack of invisible electricity-hungry aliens. In Moscow.
Green Lantern 2 is happening...but Warner Bros. is making some changes. We've got set photos for The Dark Knight Rises and The Avengers. A beloved Torchwood actor is headed to next week's Warehouse 13. Is the Devil returning to Supernatural?