Chris Hemsworth runs a futuristic jail in Netflix’s Spiderhead

In Netflix’s Spiderhead, Chris Hemsworth plays brilliant visionary Steve Abesti, who runs a futuristic penitentiary. At Spiderhead, instead of being locked up, the inmates are free to roam the stark white hallways — before Steve tosses them into a glass room and pumps ’em full of drugs that supposedly aid...

Pixar’s next movie, Elemental, is a melting pot story

Disney announced the title and release date of the next Pixar project on Monday. The movie, Pixar’s 27th feature film, is called Elemental and will be directed by Peter Sohn (The Good Dinosaur) and produced by Denise Ream (Cars 2). It will arrive June 16, 2023. Elemental takes place in...

The Wheel of Time season 2 details we already know

When The Wheel of Time ended its first season on Amazon in December, it was on a bittersweet note: Yes, Moiraine (Rosamund Pike) and her Warder Lan (Daniel Henney) had found Rand (Josha Stradowski), who is the Dragon Reborn. And yes, Egwene (Madeleine Madden) and Nynaeve (Zoë Robins) had come...

20 sci-fi and fantasy books we can’t wait to dive into this summer

The other summer blockbuster season is upon us. Some of the year’s biggest science fiction and fantasy books are hitting shelves over the next four months, including new titles from Ken Liu, Holly Black, and Ruthanna Emrys. Plus, widely celebrated genre-straddling writers like Akil Kumarasamy, Megan Giddings, and Georgi Gospodinov...

What each Animatrix short brings to the world of The Matrix

The Matrix Resurrections, Lana Wachowski’s return to the universe of the Matrix nearly 18 years since the conclusion of the original trilogy, returned to streaming on HBO Max this week following its premiere last December. Back in 2003, the Wachowskis created what remains to this day one of the most...

Mob Psycho 100’s third season airs this October

Mob Psycho 100’s third season officially has an air month, the show’s official Twitter account revealed early Thursday morning, alongside a new trailer. The announcement didn’t specify how Mob Psycho 100 would air in the US, but the show will almost certainly appear on Crunchyroll this October — especially with...

The best anime of 2022, so far

2021 was a banner year for anime, featuring the long-awaited return of regular favorites such as Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, and My Hero Academia alongside exciting new original anime like Odd Taxi, The Heike Story, Sonny Boy, and SK8 the Infinity. 2022 is shaping up to...

The 12 gnarliest dinosaur kills in Jurassic movies

The Jurassic Park franchise is built on the foundation of an ideological conflict between scientific and capitalistic ambition and biological, chaotic momentum. As expected, this culminates in a bunch of screaming people being beautifully devoured by dinosaurs. For almost 30 years, a handful of filmmakers have taken great glee in...

Sam Raimi on how he let Doctor Strange audiences ‘build their own nightmare’

Like the previous Marvel Cinematic Universe film starring arrogant sorcerer Stephen Strange, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is directed by a filmmaker with an established presence in horror. For 2016’s Doctor Strange, it was Sinister and The Exorcism of Emily Rose writer-director Scott Derrickson. This time around, it’s...