In the play "Hearts like Fists," Watchmen meets Charlie's Angels

An evil Doctor is terrorizing the city, creeping through windows to murder blissful lovers in the night. A group of lady-vigilantes, the Crimestoppers – an unholy mating of Charlie's Angels and the Watchmen – have sworn to stop him. In "Hearts Like Fists," which played earlier this month at the Secret Theatre in New York … » 12/17/12 11:55am 12/17/12 11:55am

The Future: A Smart Domestic Drama About The Perils of Living Forever

A lot of science fiction's greatest works deal with the question of immortality: Do we really want to live forever? And would we still be human if we no longer aged or died? A new stage play called The Future, imported from Britain to New York, deals with this question in a very personal way, via the most urbane of… » 10/10/12 1:58pm 10/10/12 1:58pm

Why do all of the grown-ups on The Vampire Diaries suck so much?

There was only one reasonably stable adult human left on The Vampire Diaries — and they just borked him. The vampire-hunting history teacher and surrogate parent Alaric Saltzman has been forever altered by a supernatural plot twist — leaving the CW series with absolutely zero likable adults left who aren't vampires.… » 5/10/12 11:33am 5/10/12 11:33am

Benedict Cumberbatch and Steven Moffat share secrets of Sherlock

How far would you go to meet the creators and star of BBC's Sherlock? When Steven Moffat and Benedict Cumberbatch came to town the other night, the line stretched down and around a city block. Fans arrived to try for a spot on standby as early as 5am for a 7pm start time. Others traveled long distances to attend,… » 5/04/12 3:40pm 5/04/12 3:40pm

Give us your burning questions for the creative forces behind Sherlock

Later today, our Baker Street correspondent will hop a hansom cab to a unique sort of drawing room tonight: an event to kick off the U.K. miniseries Sherlock's second season debut stateside May 6th on PBS Masterpiece. Expected in attendance are actor Benedict Cumberbatch (who plays the title role), alongside series… » 5/02/12 10:55am 5/02/12 10:55am