Harrison and Chewy Get the Squad Back Together in New Star Wars Teaser

I was never a big fan of the Star Wars franchise, but after recently rewatching the original trilogy for the first time as an adult, a part of me began to “get it.” The teaser for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming sequel Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released today and, I must admit, it’s pretty marvelous. As rousing as you’d… » 4/16/15 3:00pm 4/16/15 3:00pm

​The Real Problems With This Controversial Batgirl Cover

Hello, my friends and potential food source. Spring is dawning here in the post-apocalypse, with its requisite rain showers, blooming flowers, and of course, the cannibal horselords of Old Sante Fe. Now who wants to talk about how incredibly awful that Joker variant cover of Batgirl #41 is? I sure do! » 3/18/15 2:59pm 3/18/15 2:59pm

67 Science Fiction And Fantasy Movies To Watch Out For In 2015!

What's hitting the big screen this year? Basically, everything. Luke Skywalker, James Bond, the Terminator, Velociraptors, all the superheroes. But there are also some great surprises, like a movie based on a beloved Nebula-winning novel. Here are the 67 science fiction and fantasy movies you need to know this year. » 1/05/15 4:56pm 1/05/15 4:56pm

Princess Leia walking in NYC being harassed by dicks from all the galaxy

Someone made a Star Wars-themed parody of the catcall video that went viral last month and it's even better than the original: This one didn't edit out the white guys and left only blacks and latinos. Males from the galaxy far far away can all be creepy and gross regardless of race or affiliation—just like in this… » 11/11/14 7:26pm 11/11/14 7:26pm

Hey Star Wars -- Where the Hell Are the Women?

This morning we all delighted in the casting announcement for Star Wars VII. And then the reality set in: There is only one new female character being added to what is arguably the world's most beloved mythic series. It's as if 51 percent of the population cried out in pain, and was suddenly silenced. » 4/29/14 2:30pm 4/29/14 2:30pm

Why Is Slave Leia the Only Princess Leia Toy Available at Toys"R"Us?

Over the weekend we received a tip from a concerned mother who had come across something very disconcerting while perusing the aisles of Toys R Us. Apparently the only available toy or figurine of the Star Wars character Princess Leia is of her in the "Slave Outfit" from Return of the Jedi. Bikini? Check. Loin… » 3/30/14 1:05pm 3/30/14 1:05pm

Disney's first female Star Wars character fights the Empire with art

Meet Sabine, the newest Star Wars: Rebels character and the first female Star Wars character created after George Lucas handed the franchise to Disney. Question: If you had to guess her personality, would you say she's a "tomboy," "spunky," "feisty" or just has "a little bit of attitude"? The answer is, of course. all… » 2/19/14 9:51pm 2/19/14 9:51pm