In 2013, love came in many forms: girl on zombie, boy on smartphone, and James Franco on -- count 'em -- two hot bikini babes at the same damn time. Sure, romantic comedies are as extinct as Oprah Winfrey's chances of winning Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes, but audiences had plenty of onscreen couples worth snuggling up to watch with your own real-life human (or zombie or smartphone -- whatever makes your heart swoon). --Amy Nicholson
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2013 was a good year to be bad. This year's best villains weren't just goons with guns -- although there were a few great examples of those. (Here's looking at you, Sean Penn.) We also hissed at slave-owners, inventors, seducers, producers, and a couple amazing women who left an impression...
Some of the most elaborate, original and memorable costumes we saw at comic conventions coast to coast in 2013.
Amazing Cosplay from New York Comic Con
Heroes and Villains of New York Comic Con 2014
Here's a collection of the year's best longreads published by the papers of Voice Media Group -- the nation's largest group of alternative weeklies -- as selected by Executive Associate Editor Andy Van De Voorde.
A generation of writers, directors, actors and producers — all in their early to mid 30s, all based in Los Angeles — found each other and together found their voice by making horror films. While a parallel class of young filmmakers on the East Coast found critical acclaim directing micro-budget...
New York Comic Con brought out thousands of people in costume from X-Men's Rogue to Adventure Time's Princess Bubblegum and everyone in between.
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New York Comic Con Through the Eyes of Two Cosplayers
Here's some cold hard truth: Your waiter is judging you. And it's not because you scanned our restaurant's list of preachy, precious dishes made with esoteric (but local!) ingredients and then asked what celeriac or chimicurri are. Waiters don't care about that. Answering questions like that is...
Summer 2013 was a strong season for that oft-maligned genre, the romantic comedy. Excellent films like The Spectacular Now and Drinking Buddies for the most part avoided rom-com cliches, and reinventions like Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing made timeless story lines seem fresh. Still other...
This week, the latest music documentary -- One Direction: This is Us -- hits theaters. Director Morgan Spurlock spent three months on tour with the guys, whirling from Japan to Norway to Mexico, but doesn't seem to have asked them a single question besides, "How does it feel to be really,...
Kick-Ass 2 hits theaters on Friday, the latest superhero sequel in a summer full of superhero movies. Here are ten other sequels worth a second viewing.
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We'll miss a lot about the 2013 Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois, but what we'll miss the most is all the friends we made. Something tells us that we'll remember them for a long, long time, however. ALL PHOTOS BY NATE "IGOR" SMITH
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