Now that Deadpool has become a monster hit, there are a billion articles about how ground-breaking this R-rated, raunchy, fourth-wall-smashing superhero movie really is. And no mistake, Deadpool is hilarious. But there’s one film, starring an insane hero in a red suit, that never gets enough credit for how far it…
This weekend sees the release of two self-aware takes on the horror genre: Cabin in the Woods and Detention. So this is a great time to pay tribute to the long tradition of meta horror films that have winked at the audience and poked fun at the tropes of the genre.
It's game time. You're hosting, which makes you the quarterback of the party. Your friend blitzes you with a six-pack of warm beer. Don't let this blitz get in the way of getting blitzed. Here are two tried and true fast beer-cooling techniques... and one harebrained scheme.
Slow-motion video is nothing new to sporting events, but this NAC camera is really upping the stakes at this weekend's Super Bowl. It'll capture every kick, tackle and fight in glorious 1000fps footage, almost doubling what current cameras capture.
What would it look like if James Gunn, writer of such so-wrong-they're-great movies as Slither and Super, wrote a zombie-centric version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Wonder no longer. The first trailer is out for Lollipop Chainsaw, a game about a cheerleader who kills zombies.
This past Saturday, brave souls flocked to the roof of Gizmodo HQ with a singular mission in mind: to eat, drink, laugh, and fire enormous streams of water at one another at close range. It was a total blast.
Europe is dealing with a widespread outbreak of food poisoning that has claimed the lives of 17 people. Those who are sick may have been infected with a mutant strain of E. Coli that produces a super-glue to make it extra deadly.
Long before Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl, long before Super, there was Hero At Large, the original story of a regular guy who becomes a superhero. And gets his ass kicked massively.
Captain America, Green Lantern, Thor and X-Men: First Class may well be terrific movies. But a strong contender for "most memorable superhero movie of the year" is already out, and it stars the most unlikely superhero of all: Rainn Wilson.
How did Rainn Wilson become our DIY savior? Why is a movie as horrendously messed up and insane as Super even allowed to exist, in a rational universe? Who thought a psychotic superhero film would be a good idea?
This brand new clip from James Gunn's Super finally showcases the tentacled madness we've come to expect from the director of Slither. Watch as Rainn Wilson receives inspiration from above in the form of a mystical lobotomy.
The young mutants of X-Men: First Class explain why the movie focuses on more obscure characters. Martin Sheen is amazed with the new Spider-Man Andrew Garfield. Plus a new Prometheus love interest, a massive Doctor Who roundup, and much more!
If Quentin Tarantino directed a superhero movie on speed, you might end up with something like Super, starring Rainn Wilson and Ellen Page. We caught an early showing of this demented gem at South By Southwest. Here's a spoiler-lite review.
Every year, at least one movie comes out of Austin's South by Southwest film festival on its way to megahit status. Which of this year's fantastical science fiction and fantasy films at SXSW will hit the big time this year?