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This Is How ILM Went and Made All Those Incredible Special Effects in The Avengers

To celebrate being nominated for an Oscar for its work on The Avengers, Industrial Light and Magic, the visual effects wizards, have released a behind-the-digital-scenes look at how all the awesome visuals were made. Watch this and be utterly amazed. Read More >>

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Every Awesome Movie From 2012 Mashed Into One Epic Roll

This year we've been pretty spoilt for quality action movies. We've had the super-hyped Prometheus, The Avengers, Skyfall, and, of course, The Dark Knight Rises, but there were so many more. Watch this epic mashup of the best of 2012 and see if you can spot them all. Read More >>

ABC Approves Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D TV Series

Whedonites rejoice! ABC has approved Joss Whedon's new TV series, set within the same universe as this years blockbuster The Avengers, which is currently simply being referred to as S.H.I.E.L.D. Read More >>

This Awesome Model Helicarrier From The Avengers Actually Flies

We saw the flying delorean back in March, but now Russian model maker extraordinaire, Native118, is back with a vengeance with a scale model of the S.H.I.E.L.D Helicarrier from superhero team up blockbuster the Avengers. Read More >>

A Pressure Washer Is Your Beastly-Powered-Water-Pistol-In-the-Making Deal of the Day

Now that the hosepipe ban is over and that summer has finally pitched up, there's no better time to be powerfully and liberally propelling vast quantities of H2O all over the place, is there? Read More >>

A Controller Charging Dock Is Your Mid-Battle-Joypad-Failure-Prevention-Strategy Deal of the Day

If you're a gamer, you’ll know that there’s NOTHING worse than losing power in your controller mid-game. Seriously, nothing is worse – sores on your lips, the mistreatment of innocent horses, a long weekend in Tunbridge Wells. Read More >>

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There's a Heck of a Lot of Iron Man In This First Official Photo

Now that the Avengers has been and gone, Iron Man 3 is on its way. Disney's just released the first, brand new image from the set of Iron Man's third outing and there's a lot on show. Read More >>

The Damage to NYC in The Avengers Would Cost £100 Billion to Repair

In their most recent outing, the Avengers protect Manhattan from complete devastation. But disaster experts claim that the damage would still set the city back more than Hurricane Katrina or even last year's Japanese tsunami. Read More >>

Nerdgasm Alert: Full Size Lego Avengers Props!

Ken Robichaud has created these awesome, full-sized Avengers props in Lego: Thor's Mjölnir, Captain America's shield, Hawkeye's bow and arrows and the Black Widow's thingamajigs. They are perfectly made. The arch even bends like the real thing! (nerdy scream). Read More >>

The Avengers Screening Delayed Because Some Dunce DELETED THE FREAKING MOVIE

And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Earth's mightiest heroes and heroines found themselves united against a common threat. On that day, the Avengers were... deleted? Yes. The copy of the film being used for a screening last week was accidentally wiped from the server, and delayed a room full of angry nerds (and film critics) from seeing the Avengers assembled. Read More >>

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These Two New Avengers Clips Show It Might Not Just Be All Spandex and CGI

The idea behind the Avengers is totally awesome – all the best Marvel superheroes in one film, what could be better? Trouble is it could end up being a proper spandex-laden damp squib, especially with all those leading actors jostling for the limelight in it. Thankfully these latest clips show there’s at least some good dialogue in it. Read More >>

New Avengers TV Spot: Yep, Still Amazeballs

Is this new Avengers (Assemble) TV ad much shorter than the incredible full-length trailers that came before it? Yes. Does it reuse a lot of footage we've seen before? Absolutely. Does that mean you're over it by now? Read More >>

How the Bow and Arrow Took Over the World

If pop culture is any indication, bows and arrows are the weapon of the future. Weird, right? But also delightful: The Hunger Games stars an arrow-slinging heroine. Hawkeye will defend the Earth using a bow and arrow in The Avengers. The summer Olympics will have awesome archery competitions to ogle. And the TV's newest superhero will pull back a bow on Green Arrow. Read More >>

Check Out the Official Lego Avengers Movie Poster

Given my life-long love affair with Lego and my life-long love affair with the Avengers — Avengers #159 was the first comic book I remember buying as a little kid — it's no surprise that I get excited just by looking at this poster. Read More >>


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