Nathan Fillion on being a Monkees fan and why he gets nervous in a crowd of drinkers

Beloved actor Nathan Fillion has had a fairly charmed career ever since his breakthrough role as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in Firefly almost 15 years ago. Since then, he’s become a geek convention favorite, appearing in niche projects like Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, making cameos in major films like Guardians Of…

Han Severals: 16-plus characters who smuggled inspiration from Han Solo

Han Solo is based on a familiar archetype: Star Wars’ lovable scoundrel can trace his roots back to our earliest myths, while there are progenitors of his world-weary cynicism in Humphrey Bogart’s movies, his charming roguishness in Douglas Fairbanks’, and his reluctantly outlaw heroics throughout the samurai films…

What’s the level you hate in a game you love?

Welcome back to AVQ&A (Gameological edition), where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here…

Sony announces release dates for Ghostbusters, The Dark Tower, two Bad Boys movies and more

Ever since it got really into extreme snowboarding a few years ago, Sony has been fully committed to the “go big or go home” lifestyle. That’s why the hack from last year was so brutal. Sony couldn’t just give up some private data, it had to give up a ton of hardcore private data. You’ll also notice that Sony…

Uncharted’s Nathan Drake spends a lot of time saying “No!”

Nathan Drake, the hero of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted series, is ostensibly a pretty positive guy. After all, it’s hard to gallivant around the world in search of buried treasures if your glass if half-empty. It’s ironic, then, that the man’s favorite word, as revealed in a supercut posted to YouTube by user …