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Comic book movies, and the exposition dump

Mark Harrison Feature May 29, 2015

Comic book films are full of intricate storytelling. But sometimes, even Batman, Spider-Man & Iron Man need Basil Exposition's help...

What do cinemas do to support those with additional needs?

Rob Leane Feature May 29, 2015

Audio described, captioned and autism-friendly screenings – our guide to how cinemas help everyone get something out of the movies.

The Justice League movie that never was

Mike Cecchini Feature May 30, 2015

Mad Max's George Miller was agonisingly close to bringing Justice League to the screen. Here's why it didn't happen...

Geeks Vs Loneliness: your problems, and why they matter

Simon Brew Feature May 29, 2015

Just a quick word for those who feel that, in the scheme of things, their problems have no merit.

20 excellent scientists in mainstream film and TV

Louise Walker Feature May 28, 2015

More than just brainy plot devices, here's our list of 20 of the best on-screen scientists...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, fantasy and childishness

Louisa Mellor Feature May 28, 2015

The BBC’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell isn't a silly, childish, Harry Potter rip-off. So why do people keep saying it is?

The Naked Gun's timeless buffoonery

Ryan Lambie Feature May 27, 2015

We take a look back at 1988's The Naked Gun, its timeless brand of comedy, and Leslie Nielsen's superb performance...

Has the post-credits sting run its course?

Simon Brew Feature May 27, 2015

The post-credits scene used to be a novelty, now it seems to be the norm. But surely that wasn't the point...

Doctor Who series 9: what next for Gallifrey?

Andrew Blair Feature May 27, 2015

We look ahead to Doctor Who series 9 and ask what the future holds for Peter Capaldi's Doctor and the home planet of the Time Lords?

Examining the work of anime director Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Padraig Cotter Feature May 26, 2015

From Ninja Scroll to The Animatrix and Highlander, we chart the work of Yoshiaki Kawajiri...