Isaac Asimov's 1956 essay on Hollywood's depiction of women is on point

Food for thought.
Isaac Asimov's 1956 essay on Hollywood's depiction of women is on point
Credit: Miramax Films

Have you ever heard of "The Glasses Come Off" trope? What about "The Glasses Gotta Go" or "Beautiful All Along?" They've been around a while in fiction but as it turns out sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov recognized it narrative shorthand immediately for what it was - crap.

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Frank Miller to Zack Snyder: 'You're welcome'

We all have Batman feelings.
Frank Miller to Zack Snyder: 'You're welcome'
Credit: DC Comics

We all know Zack Snyder is a big Frank Miller fan and took a lot of inspiration for Batman v Superman from Miller's Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. But what does Miller think of Snyder's work? He was recently asked and gave some ideas on where the Batman franchise should go.

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Clarke Wolfe's All-Night Horror Show

Clarke Wolfe's All-Night Horror Show

Fans!

Clarke Wolfe has programmed her very own All-Night Horror Show just in time for the Halloween weekend!

This is a one of kind curated horror program that we're eager to marathon over at Fandemonium HQ. Let us know what would've made your list in the comments below!

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'Justice League Dark' director reveals how men are trained to put damsels in distress

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX
'Justice League Dark' director reveals how men are trained to put damsels in distress
Credit: DC Comics

DC Comics' Justice League Dark-inspired film Dark Universe is still a ways off but director Doug Liman is discussing his approach. Turns out both him and the studio want a superhero film unlike anything else out there. He just had to figure out how not to put any of the women in jeopardy.

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'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth picked a great time to denounce cultural appropriation

Good job.
'Thor's' Chris Hemsworth picked a great time to denounce cultural appropriation
Credit: Marvel Entertainment

It's that time of year again. Grown adults will be out for Halloween in costumes of a questionable nature when it comes to race. Perhaps Chris Hemsworth, who just wrapped filming on Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok, can educate some of them on why cultural appropriation is bad.

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'The Hunger Games' VR experience is veering too close to 'Black Mirror' territory

No thanks.
'The Hunger Games' VR experience is veering too close to 'Black Mirror' territory
Credit: Lionsgate

We're very much on the cusp of the technology we're witnessing in the British anthology series Black Mirror but just how far to we want to immerse ourselves? Lionsgate introduces The Hunger Games and Divergent virtual reality experiences to test us.

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Marvel's 'Black Panther' is looking for drummers, MMA fighters & more

Can't wait to see this!!
Marvel's 'Black Panther' is looking for drummers, MMA fighters & more
Credit: Marvel Entertainment

We're super excited for Marvel to bring Black Panther to the big screen in his solo film and very interested to see what Wakanda looks like. As it turns out, you might be able to help with that. A new casting call is looking for extras.

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Everyone relax: we'll DEFINITELY learn Rey's parentage in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

This must be frustrating for her.
Everyone relax: we'll DEFINITELY learn Rey's parentage in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'
Credit: Disney/Lucasfilm

The identity of Rey's parents has been a hot topic since before Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit theaters. Will Star Wars: Episode VIII give us the definitive answer?

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'X-Men Saga' version of the 'Logan' trailer is even more emotional

This time I won't cry. This time I won't cry. This time I wo...
'X-Men Saga' version of the 'Logan' trailer is even more emotional
Credit: Fox

The first trailer for Hugh Jackman's last Wolverine film left me extremely emotional. So I wonder what this fan made version of the Logan trailer will do?

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Google maps tells us 2 VERY magical locations are close to each other

So much magic in one block.
Google maps tells us 2 VERY magical locations are close to each other

I always knew you could find some fun/weird stuff on Google Maps and Street View, but now you can find magical creatures and sorcerers! Both Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Doctor Strange have New York City locations and Google has revealed a special Easter egg for both.

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