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The new book Alien: The Archive, out today, is the first complete collection of concept art and photography from the franchise. The post Never-Before-Seen Art From the Alien Films appeared first on WIRED.
So there's some quality stuff in this week's trailer roundup. There's a remake of The Gambler coming out. Lisa Kudrow is at long last coming back to HBO with a second season of The Comeback. Drumline got a sequel that's airing on Vh1. Show More Summary
Avid phobophiles support more than 2,000 haunted houses in the US, and fright-immune repeat visitors force haunters to constantly invent new, supersize scares. "We push the boundaries as much as we can, and that means we design a lot of the tech ourselves," says Erebus owner Ed Terebus. Show More Summary
Patrick Rothfuss is the author of the mega-bestselling novels The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man's Fear, and is currently hard at work on The Doors of Stone, the final volume in his epic fantasy trilogy The Kingkiller Chronicle. In...Show More Summary
The password to enter the latest edition of our best TV roundup is Fidelio, because that’s only fitting when Stanley Kubrick takes the top line spot by proxy. The Simpsons returned to the LED throne this week with a fantastic 25th edition...Show More Summary
Thomas Dagg was obsessed with Star Wars a kid growing up in Ottawa during the 1990s. He watched the trilogy on VHS so many times he wore out the tapes. When his parent’s promised him a Star Wars toy as a reward, he let the dentist pull two teeth without any complaints. Show More Summary
Superhero movies have that name for a reason: They feature people who win, who conquer, who use their super strength to do super things and save days. Birdman is about the rest of us—the schmucks who don't have power, or who had it and lost it and are now wondering if we're relevant at all. Show More Summary
We asked our co-workers—from photographers to business writers to the geniuses who write the headlines—about that one thing they can’t get enough of this month. The post The Culture We’re Obsessed With This Month, From Cult Classics to New Tunes appeared first on WIRED.
What do you get when cross a revolutionary, a Svengali, a hungry puppy, Moby Dick, and Nicolas Cage? You get a bounty of must-watch trailers, that's what. This combo may sound like an amalgamation only a mother could love, but it turns out this wonky formula still hits the spot. Show More Summary
There were about a bajillion "oh, crap!" moments on The Knick finale last night. (OK, like, five.) But of those, the two most intense have real medical histories even more tragic than what went down on the show. Removing teeth to treat insanity? That happened. Show More Summary
Nathaniel Stern is underwater off the coast of Florida, scanning the view before him. But not just with his eyes; he also has an actual desktop scanner strapped to his scuba-suited body, uploading images to an on-board Windows tablet. Show More Summary
Most stories are about people. Drifter isn't, really. Drifter is about a place. In writer Ivan Brandon and artist Nic Klein's new series, there is a main character—Abram Pollux—but it’s the world he crashes into, called Ouro, that is key. Show More Summary
As this past week has shown, it's good to be Tom Hardy. Not only is his reboot of the Mad Max franchise coming out next year, but he's currently linked to no fewer than three comic book franchises from three different studios. This week's superhero movie news isn't all about Mr. Show More Summary
This week in TV has everything. And by "everything" we mean the return of Stefon to the "Weekend Update" desk on Saturday Night Live! It's been too, too long since New York's number one party queen enlightened us to the Big Apple's hottest...Show More Summary
John Constantine, the eponymous lead of NBC's new supernatural series, isn't a nice guy. In fact, that he's a bit of a jerk and potentially very dangerous to be around is one of the character's defining characteristics, at least as far as his original comic book incarnation is concerned. Show More Summary
Is Lev Grossman's saga truly worthy of shelf space alongside the masters? Not exactly. The post Why the Magicians Trilogy Will Never Be a Fantasy Classic appeared first on WIRED.
Anyone who's ever owned a used car knows the peculiar joy of cracking open a Haynes Guides, that familiar book of design schematics and technical information that was available for just about every auto model you can think of. Insight...Show More Summary
Well played, Warner Bros. Just when everyone thinks that Robert Downey Jr.'s potential return as Tony Stark is the biggest news of the week—well, if someone can return before they've actually left, considering he's still signed up for...Show More Summary
Much like Deadwood and The Knick, Boardwalk Empire is a fictionalized version of the more unsavory parts of America's history. A period drama about Atlantic City during the Prohibition era, the show is yet another reminder that our nation was founded by those who survived by being ruthless. Show More Summary
The Knick wasn't instant much-watch TV. It wasn't, for example, all anyone was talking about after just two episodes like Game of Thrones. It was slow, moody, and—despite being set in a hospital at the turn of the last century—just another medical drama with a brooding antihero. Show More Summary