Penny Dreadful is a slow-burning and terrific show, one that for the last three seasons has taken iconic literary figures—Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, Dracula—and used them to explore the pathos behind monstrosity. It’s also pitch-perfect at capturing the gloom of 19th century London, the tenor of Victorian horror,…
Bachelor franchise creator Mike Fleiss, who is apparently now spoiling his own show in an attempt to outpace Reality Steve, has indirectly confirmed the latter’s claim that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is featured on a Bachelorette group date during the show’s upcoming season.
The next season of Game of Thrones will be unique—a show that’s been so heavily dependent on its book source material will suddenly be venturing out into unknown territory, with no more books to adapt. What’s going to happen next? Here’s everything we’ve been able to find out.
The first four episodes from Game of Thrones' fifth season leaked this weekend, nearly a full day ahead of the premiere of the fanatically obsessed-over show—giving viewers an unexpected preview of the major changes the show's producers have made to the books' plotlines.
Just like Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally, some people like to read the last page of the book first ("That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends," Harry tells Sally). For some, it makes it easier to get through a story knowing what you're going to end up with. Not everybody can handle the stress…
Few (highly manageable) frustrations are more vexing than having an episode of your favorite TV show spoiled before you can watch it. You learn a pivotal plot point before you're ready and suddenly you're experiencing all the Kübler-Ross stages of grief. It's an ugly situation. Unfortunately, it's also an inevitable…
Just like you, Jennifer Lawrence is busy and impatient. She doesn't have time to watch television shows on a regular weekly schedule and, even if she did, she's too obsessive to wait seven days for the next installment. This is her situation with Homeland; she's a full season behind because the latest has yet to come…
Dear Man I Sat Next to at the 3:10pm showing of Wolf of Wall Street at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14,
Pro tip: Don't watch any of the shows on your DVR with Sherlock Holmes, because he will ruin all of them for you without the obligatory "spoiler alert" that we are so kind to give you before you watch this video that yes, has a ton of spoilers for big shows you may not have watched yet.
SPOILERS NO DOY.
Science, bless its heart, has finally gotten down to figuring out why spoilers are such a gut-churningly horrific scourge on society. (I've been e-mailing them for YEARS.) The reason, it seems, is that anticipation, suspension of disbelief, and the exploration of fictional worlds are all deeply intertwined with the…
SPOILER ALERT. SPOILER ALERT. SPOILER. ALERT.
Nothing angers online fans quite like an improperly labeled spoiler, as many people think a story will be ruined if they find out beforehand that the hero manages to triumph over the forces of evil. However, a new study challenges the necessity of the "spoiler alert." According to the researchers, I actually enjoyed …
How did digital artists create the ballet-centric body horror of Black Swan? This neat visual effects featurette showcases the film's many strange changes. It contains massive plot spoilers, so caveat viewer.
SPOILERISH! You know how in most episodes of Mad Men there's a scene that hits you like a prostitute slapping Don in the face? This sneak preview clip featuring Joan from next week's episode may be that scene.
In an interview with New York today, Zuleikha Robinson dropped a huge clue about the history of her character Ilana. An intentional hint or a total fuck up on her part? Highlight the text after the jump to find out.
This weekend, I was at Hamlet and an elderly woman in the next row whispered loudly, "do Hamlet and Ophelia get married?" A rarity in our spoiler-troubled times! Lately, spoiler alerts - or lack thereof - have been raising hackles:
After the show has actually aired, that is. Agreed.