How do you make a movie that is the culmination of ten years and eighteen films? How do you make a movie that encompasses a universe?
So tomorrow’s the big day, right? The day when Hollywood’s elite gather and decide what films are the best?
So the first trailer for The New Mutants came out and it looks both terrifying and amazing. And while the setting of the film (a hospital that looks right out of my nightmares) is completely different from the comics, the characters themselves look pretty faithful.
Logan is not a superhero movie. Heck, Logan isn’t even an X-Men movie — after all, all the X-Men are dead except for Logan and Charles. No, Logan is something else: Logan is a Western.
Femme Fatales have been in our fiction for decades and many have become pop culture icons for differing reasons. From the legendary roles of Lauren Bacall and Ava Gardner of the 40s, to more modern incarnations that appear in all forms of media. As such, let’s celebrate the best of the best.
There are many reasons to check out Preacher on AMC, but one of them is the careful shot framing designed to add layers to the story without having to explain them. One way this occurs is with the Cormac McCarthy-inspired vignettes with the Virginian traveling through the land of scalps. Another was added this past…
I know what you’re thinking: Harrison Ford. And, if we adjust for inflation, you’re right: Ford has appeared in five of the fifty highest-grossing films of all time, if we take into account how the dollar has shifted over time: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and …
The Cinema Snob reviews the Fantastic Four film...from the 90’s
A new film with Alexander Skarsgard and Samuel L. Jackson is slated for release next year. Skarsgard plays a Englishman called back to investigate trouble in the part of Africa where he grew up. The Englishman’s name? Lord Greystoke—but you can call him Tarzan!
During a recent interview, actor Jason Statham dissed modern superhero movies by saying “I could take my grandma and put her in a cape, and they’ll put her on a green screen and they’ll have stunt doubles come in and do all the action. Anybody can do it ...... it’s all CGI created. To me, it’s not authentic.”
Mad Max: Fury Road is an undeniable triumph for humanity. But in case you needed even more reason to love and respect this visual masterpiece, we now have a series of comparisons showing some of the film’s original action sequence shots next to their post-visual-effects counterparts.
Bryan Singer has just Instagram this new pick of James as bald Xavier.......YES!!!
Anyway, begun has the bald joke memes start.
Yesterday, I read a rather excellent article over a Comics Alliance titled “Smart, Nice and Sassy: ‘Good Girl’ Role Models Make Boring Heroes.” The central thesis of the article was that, yes, we’re getting more great female characters in comics these days, but is it possible they’re a little too great? More…
With the upcoming release of Dragon Ball Z: The Revival of F, It's time again to look back to the series that arguably is one of the most influential and popular manga/anime franchises. A while ago, we looked at the sagas that made up the main series from worst to best. This time, we'll be rating the 19 official…
If you're excited for The Avengers: Age of Ultron to come out next month, congratulations and welcome to the human race. It's going to be crazy. But before that superhero spectacle begins, it's always fun to look back at the original movie. Here are some things you didn't know about The Avengers.
2015 is supposed to be a cram packed year for films, even with the delays of some like Warcraft and Batman v. Superman. Now whether or not any of them will be any good will be up to everyones personal tastes and there are some to be incrediably hopeful about.
Yay, it's out.
Have you ever heard a myth about pop culture that you know for the love of you is wrong but you here it over and over and over and over and over...
About four years ago, I first heard about the Bechdel test and didn't really understand what it was because I couldn't find a straight answer. I contacted a good friend of mine about it as she helped me become a feminist in the first place and she is usually very happy answering my questions.
Every year, I get invited to a Halloween Horrorthon by some of my friends. There is usually about 20 or so people consisting of Wiccans, movie junkies, nerds and a military Judge and it's normally real fun.