In Honor Of ‘Lucy,’ 10 Overused Sci-Fi Tropes That Should Be Jettisoned Into Space

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"Humans only use 10% of their brain capacity?" Puh-lease. Sci-fi, step away from these clich├ęs.


‘Epilogue’ Amusingly Shows What Happens To Heroes After The World Is Saved

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Wry anti-hero Skillman has finally killed his nemesis, recovered the MacGuffin, and kissed the brilliant and beautiful redhead. Now what?


The 10 Most Obvious Oscar-Bait Film Tropes

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This post was originally pitched around the release of Lincoln, Steven Spielberg's cinematic ode to that one They Might Be Giants album, and how its arrival heralds the unofficial beginning of Oscar-bait season.

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