Ghostbusters: A Movie About Nothing [Video Essay]

What is Ghostbusters really about? What’s the theme? Does it even have one? Let’s find out! [Patrick (H) Willems] Advertisements


Unfinished Terry Pratchett Novels Flattened By Steamroller

A hard drive with as many as 10 unfinished Terry Pratchett novels has been flattened by a steamroller. But it’s what he wanted. Pratchett had left instructions that any unfinished work be destroyed in just such a manner. He had said he wanted to be sure that nobody was able to complete any works after […]

Fahrenheit 451: First Shooting Pic

Here’s the first image released from the filming of HBO’s movie adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. As we previously covered, it’s the first on-screen version of the story for more than 50 years and stars Michael B Jordan in the lead role of Montag, a fireman who questions his work of burning outlawed books. […]

Game Of Thrones: S7E01 Explained

Some of us are avid Game of Thrones viewers who instantly get every reference, subtlety and callback. Others of us watch every episode but have to admit to sometimes missing things or losing track of exactly who everyone is and how they got where they are. This video is for the latter group.

Nickolodeon Slime: The Secret Recipe

Depending on your age, you’ll likely associate a particular Nickolodeon show with green slime: for me it’s You Can’t Do That On Television. Now former network presenter Mark Summers reveals exactly what was in the slime and why it was safe to eat. [Via: Neatorama]

BBC: Female Doctor Is Canon

The BBC has issued a formal response to people complaining about the casting of a female actor as the next incarnation of Doctor Who, pointing out that it’s already been established that Time Lords can switch gender. The comments come as part of the BBC’s formal complaints review process in which it publicly responds on […]

Tormund Has His Say On Brienne Crush [Video]

Many Game Of Thrones viewers have commented on the obvious adoration (or lust) that Tormund has for Brienne, with all manner of screencaps, GIFs and musical tributes. Now actor Kristofer Hivju has created a video giving his take on the whole affair…

Why Dungeons & Dragons is Good for You (In Real Life) [Video]

The quintessential nerdy pastime of Dungeons & Dragons (also called D&D) can actually be the secret to life success. How? Ethan Gilsdorf shows us how this groundbreaking game involving communal storytelling, dice-rolling, and imaginary adventures in lands filled with dragons, quests, elves and evil wizards actually gives us powerful tools to combat the perils and […]