Automata Is Brilliantly Original Science Fiction, Ruined By Cliches

We all cry out for original genre movies that aren't just cashing in on existing franchises. But it's sad when an original film comes out, and it just rehashes the classics, even more slavishly. It's even more heartbreaking when you get a movie like Automata, which has a clever, original idea. And smothers it in… » 10/10/14 12:26pm 10/10/14 12:26pm

Automata Trailer Shows Off A Robot Action Movie That Gets Robots Right

We'll be honest, we did not know much about Antonio Banderas and Gabe Ibáñez's Automata, but this trailer has us very, very excited about this robot movie. From what we can tell, Automata appears to be twisting around Asimov's laws of robitcs, which is great. Also, we're really happy to see that the robots look like… » 8/20/14 2:20pm 8/20/14 2:20pm

How far would you go to create bullet-proof flesh? Watch Pedro…

Behold the vibrant and catsuit-crazy trailer for The Skin I Live In by Pedro Almodovar (Volver.) Loosely based on a Thierry Jonquet novel, this indie film stars Antonio Banderas as a mad scientist hell-bent on making indestructible skin... and apparently tiger leotards. » 8/30/11 11:35am 8/30/11 11:35am

The Big Bang: Proof That Not Everybody Can Be Tarantino

Some movies just want to blow shit up and feed you cheesy one-liners, plus the occasional bit of eye-candy. And then there are movies that really want to be clever and meaningful. When a clever movie fails, it fails harder. » 5/13/11 1:30pm 5/13/11 1:30pm

Watch Antonio Banderas ogle the Higgs Boson

In the noir flick Big Bang, out tomorrow, Antonio Banderas is a detective trying to track down a missing stripper while the bodies pile up around him. Inexplicably, his investigation takes him to the mansion of a weirdo bazillionaire who is trying to find the Higgs Boson. This is science camp at its campiest. Love… » 5/12/11 3:30pm 5/12/11 3:30pm

First two clips from subatomic particle sex magic movie The Big Bang

Check out two totally noir clips The Big Bang, in which Antonio Banderas plays a private dick who stumbles onto a plot to recreate the beginning of the universe? » 4/27/11 10:32am 4/27/11 10:32am

Antonio Banderas' Big Bang trailer exposes us to subatomic particle sex…

The Big Bang flick looks like all the right kinds of wrong. Watch as private detective Antonio Banderas searches for a lost stripper and uncovers Snoop Dogg, a waitress with a particle physics fetish, and the possible end of everything. » 3/24/11 1:43pm 3/24/11 1:43pm

Antonio Banderas to direct and star in the science fiction mind-job…

Antonia Banderas is returning to the director's chair for an interesting film penned by Band of Brothers scribe Erik Jendresen. He'll play a Spanish colonel who is suffering from PTS, and apparently Solo deals with the future of solitude. [Variety] » 10/25/10 1:41pm 10/25/10 1:41pm

Lucy Liu, Nanotech Assassin!

Lucy Liu kills about 500 people by spin-kicking, stabbing, machine-gunning and rocket-launchering in Ballistick: Ecks Vs. Sever. But the movie's most ridiculous kill is when she gives the villain a heart attack with cartoon nanobots. » 2/01/10 5:30pm 2/01/10 5:30pm