With all the doom and gloom in its advertising (and title), could ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ be too grim for its core audience?
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Why do Thor and Captain American seem so boring in comparison?
A re-listening leads to a new appreciation of the tragically short-lived rock band
Catching up with the acclaimed political drama (now streaming on Netflix)
After 12 weeks, Fox’s crime thriller “The Following” isn’t the show we expected
Our writer—a comic-book fan—admits to having problems with stories that have dragons or magic
These days, science fiction often seems to mean future dystopias. Have we forgotten how to imagine happier futures for ourselves?
Are crowdfunding campaigns that bring back canceled TV shows really a good thing?
You can keep your Star Treks and Star Wars. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, ‘Doctor Who’ is great popular sci-fiction
With 133 movies unspooling over nine days, there’s a lot to see at this year’s South by Southwest film festival
Batman’s iconic sidekick just met an untimely end — and fans wonder when he’ll be brought back to life. Why can’t dead superheroes stay dead?
Long criticized for being one-dimensional (and way too-powerful), Superman deserves more respect from fans