What is the Meaning of Life? And Other Questions Prometheus Fails to Answer

Rich Juzwiak · 06/08/12 01:40PM

Ridley Scott's Prometheus makes a huge production of not having very much to say. Either that or it just doesn't say it very well. It bestows itself with the impossible task of exploring the meaning of life, faith and the inextricable bond of creation and destruction – a storytelling endeavor of sci-fi proportions in itself.

A Dangerous Method: Freud Helps Keira Knightley With Her Spanking Problem

Max Read · 06/21/11 07:39PM

Here's a trailer for nutty director David Cronenberg's new movie, A Dangerous Method, starring Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud, Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung and Keira Knightley as Sabina Spielrein. That's right, Cronenberg is putting the "psychoanalytic thought" in "psychosexual drama"!

X-Men First Class: Portrait of the Mutant as a Young Man

Richard Lawson · 02/10/11 06:52PM

Here's a trailer for this summer's X-Men prequel (sort of?), X-Men: First Class, about what went down when Professor X and Magneto first got together and built their mutant school and stuff. It looks surprisingly good?

Fox Fighting to Filch Conan O'Brien?

Adrian Chen · 01/12/10 01:50AM

You've laughed at Conan's withering monologue takedowns of NBC and Jay Leno. But Fox is really serious about wanting Conan on their network. It's too bad an almost hilarious contract oversight might rob Conan of his $45 million breach-of-contract award.