If you think it’s tough being the scarred, wise-cracking Deadpool in the world of superheroes and villains, you haven’t heard what writers Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick and the film’s other creators had to go through to make his movie a reality.
Apocalypse is weird. He’s arguably the X-Men’s most powerful foe, but he’s not the most famous; he has a generic name, hard-to-defined powers, and his motives change a lot. And now he’s also going to be the big bad of the next X-Men film! Here’s a helpful primer before Apocalypse (the movie and the character) arrive…
This year is full of great science fiction and fantasy TV series. Actually, 2016 is too full. Seriously, check out how long this list of new, returning and potentially premiering shows due out over the next 12 months is. When are we going to get a chance to leave the house and watch all those great movies, or read all…
It sucks that Will Smith won’t be in the Independence Day sequel—but wait ‘til you hear the random explanation for his character being gone. Alas, this is standard practice. When stars decide not to come back, movies come up with rationales for writing them out, that go beyond “dog ate my homework.”
Scott Summers has not been in Marvel’s new X-Men books. Okay, well, his time-displaced teen self has, but that’s a long story for another time. But while Cyclops has been absent, he’s had a very strong presence in the X-Men’s current adventure—for very bad reasons. And his latest moment is no exception.
Our first look at the next generation of X-Men is here—and things aren’t looking too hot for Charles Xavier and his friends, old and new. Apocalypse has come to wreak... errr, the Apocalypse!
There have been hundreds of movies based on comic-books, going back to the earliest days of both media. And that cinematic flood has come with a certain amount of “holy crap, what was that” moments. Here are the 50 most shudder-inducing comic-book-movie moments... according to you. Check out our new video, created in…
This Friday, Ant-Man comes out in theaters—and by our reckoning, it’s the 106th live-action superhero movie to see theatrical release. How will it measure up to that proud tradition? To help you place it in superhero history, here’s our ranking of all 105 superhero films to date.
Forget Harrison Ford! We know who the real stars at Comic-Con are: the cosplayers. Every year, they show up and rock our worlds with their incredible creativity, design skills and deep appreciation for fan lore. Here’s a video roundup of the absolute best cosplay we saw at SDCC 2015.
Marvel Studios may not be at San Diego Comic-Con in 2015, but their characters sure are. Deadpool, Fantastic Four and the X-Men are all expected to be part of a massive panel being put on my 20th Century Fox in Hall H and we will be liveblogging it as it happens. Follow along with us.
Today, we rediscovered that people are willing to go to extreme lengths to gain mutant-like abilities. Are you one of them?
Iron Man may have changed the game for Marvel movies, but Marvel already had a long history of movie-making before the creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here's part two of our look back at the history of Marvel comic book movies, as we head into the 90's and come right up to 2008.
Check out this detailed video timeline showing every single X-Men member that ever joined the team from September 1963, when Stan "The Man" Lee and Jack "The King" Kirby debuted X-Men #1 with Cyclops, Iceman, Angel, Beast, and Marvel Girl, led by Professor X.
How do you make a car fit for everyone's favourite surly Canadian Mutant? Claws. Claws EVERYWHERE.
And here we thought that color-changing ferrofluid was as unique as that magical magnetic liquid could get. But our eyes have been opened to a whole new world of possibilities now that ThinkGeek is stocking a bottle of ferrofluid that looks like it's filled with liquid gold, ready to morph, spike, and dance at your…
X-Men: Days of Future Past is basically Terminator 2 with mutants. Screen Junkies explains the plot similarities: "An indestructible bad ass gets sent back into time without his clothes to protect a vulnerable young man with long hair who will one day become a leader and stop a shape shifter from destroying the…
One of the coolest special effects in X-Men: Days of Future Past was the Quicksilver "frozen time" effect where the character is moving so quickly that everything around him seems to move in super slow-motion. In this video, director Bryan Singer explains how they achieved the effect.
Marvel's Death of Wolverine event is in full swing at the moment, and Canada's finest mutant is on the way out (for now) - and Canadian comic book fans are petitioning Edmonton City Hall to erect a memorial to the soon-to-be-fallen hero.
Before X-Men: The Animated Series and its amazing theme tune graced our screens, Marvel attempted to set up an X-Men cartoon in the late 1980's with Pryde of the X-Men - and now, a producer on the series' pilot has put a set of original storyboards for it on eBay.