Battleship proves alien invasion movies are just as contrived as…

Battleship is superficially based on an old board game, but really it's the latest in a long line of movies about alien forces coming to our planet and trashing the place. And this movie proves what we've suspected for a long time: the Hollywood alien invasion picture relies on a whole series of ridiculous… » 5/18/12 9:00am 5/18/12 9:00am

The aliens in Battleship could have been much weirder

We've already glimpsed the marauding swarms of aliens in Battleship, with their shiny armor and sinister goatees. (In fact, if you live outside the United States, you've already seen it.) » 5/08/12 1:07pm 5/08/12 1:07pm

Movie trailers are becoming a crashing bore

Play this trailer for Shark Night 3-D on top volume. At about 0:57, put your ear next to your PC speaker for about a minute. Congratulations! You are now deaf in one ear! (Note: Don't really do that.) » 7/18/11 2:00pm 7/18/11 2:00pm

Why science fiction action movies need a little comic relief

The Marines vs. aliens war story that is Battle: Los Angeles may not be a modern classic, but it does do one thing that's unusual (even admirable) for action movies, particularly scifi action movies: it takes its premise absolutely seriously. » 3/13/11 6:50pm 3/13/11 6:50pm

Ryan Reynolds talks Green Lantern and Deadpool. Plus a new cast member…

Peter Parker is headed to a new school in The Amazing Spider-Man. A Thor writer reveals the Asgardian's most humiliating defeat. Is Batman finally getting a plane? Plus tons of juicy updates on Fringe, The Walking Dead, and True Blood! » 3/07/11 6:00am 3/07/11 6:00am

The Superman reboot finds its Martha Kent. Katee Sackhoff wants to be a…

Bane and Catwoman are just the tip of the villainous iceberg in the latest Dark Knight Rises rumors. Another Oscar-nominated actress is in the running for The Hunger Games. Katee Sackhoff wants a role on superpowered cop show Powers. » 3/03/11 6:00am 3/03/11 6:00am

New Battle LA clips bring you face to face with the alien enemy

This latest look inside the gritty "war against the aliens" movie shows what happens when the humans decide to fight back! No longer on the streets of LA, this clip appears to transport the viewer onto the aliens' home turf. » 3/02/11 11:20am 3/02/11 11:20am

Is alien invasion movie "Battle: Los Angeles" actually based in fact?

In next month's Battle: Los Angeles, invading aliens go to war with the American military. It's science fiction...except that a panel of UFO experts claims it's factual. At a recent Sony Pictures press conference, the studio emphasized the movie's "based in fact" premise by giving us a chance to chat with a pair of… » 2/25/11 4:24pm 2/25/11 4:24pm

James McAvoy talks X-Men bromance, Thor screenwriter explains his hero,…

Star James McAvoy explains Professor X and Magneto's love story in X-Men: First Class. Writer Don Payne discusses the difficulties of Thor. Is the Doctor's old friend returning? Plus a first look at James Franco in Rise of the Apes! » 2/25/11 6:00am 2/25/11 6:00am

First Battle: Los Angeles clips show a deadly alien ambush

The first ever clip for Battle: Los Angeles shows us exactly how "gritty" this feature will get. The small snippet of character dialog feels supremely authentic (for an alien invasion flick) — but can your stomach withstand the shaky-cam? » 2/23/11 6:30am 2/23/11 6:30am

Matt Smith talks monsters and pirates on the new Doctor Who series.…

The Eleventh Doctor takes to the airwaves to explain why the latest monsters are the scariest yet...and why the upcoming pirate episode is awesome. Two actresses respond to the Superman casting rumors. Plus inside the insane Battle: LA training regimen! » 2/23/11 6:00am 2/23/11 6:00am

How does The Amazing Spider-Man tie into the Sam Raimi movies? Plus…

A producer on The Amazing Spider-Man suggests the new movie isn't quite "rebooting" the saga. New photos reveal sets being built for The Hobbit. We now know who a Little Britain star is playing on Doctor Who. Plus a poster for Battle: Los Angeles, cosmic ruminations on Tree of Life, True Grit's young star loses her… » 2/21/11 6:00am 2/21/11 6:00am

Chris Evans gets inside Captain America, Henry Cavill rocks the…

Chris Evans explains his Captain America contract, and how he figured out how to play Steve Rogers. Henry Cavill is Superman because he wears the red and blue tights like no one else. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang's Shane Black is this close to signing on for Iron Man 3. Plus a Battle: L.A. interview, casting news for Prometheus » 2/18/11 6:00am 2/18/11 6:00am

Could Arnold Schwarzenegger and the director of Community's paintball…

It's very early days, but we've got to admit that the latest Terminator 5 news has us a little excited. Plus Dark Shadows casts two key female roles, at least one Hobbit casting announcement was a little premature, Men in Black 3 hits script troubles, there are new Battle: Los Angeles pictures, and more! » 2/16/11 6:00am 2/16/11 6:00am

Find out which villain Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays in The Dark Knight…

We might know who Joseph-Gordon Levitt is playing in The Dark Knight Rises, and it's a lot more believable than Robin or the Riddler...and yet another Inception star could be joining the movie. Bryan Singer explains how X-Men: First Class connects to his earlier films, plus Michael Fassbender talks Magneto and Ridley… » 2/14/11 6:00am 2/14/11 6:00am

Battle LA's new trailer lets the mecha alien army blast the beaches

Watch the brand new trailer for Battle LA that just screened at the Super Bowl, and get your first taste of the invading mecha army in action. Also, we'll be sure to update with more Super Bowl trailer reveals as they go live tonight. » 2/06/11 4:26pm 2/06/11 4:26pm

David O. Russell explains why he left Pride & Prejudice & Zombies. Plus…

Director David O. Russell explains why he dropped out of the zombie-fied Jane Austen movie, revealing some of what the film's content. An Atonement actress joins The Hobbit, John Noble and Jasika Nicole talk Fringe, plus Torchwood casting news. Spoilers! » 1/28/11 6:00am 1/28/11 6:00am

First images of the alien invaders from Battle L.A. — including brutal…

New images of Battle Los Angeles' evil extraterrestrial attackers are out — including a gory money-shot of a giant alien autopsy! Get a a better look at the weapons and gooey innards from this "Black Hawk Down/alien invasion" flick. Spoilers! » 1/26/11 2:37pm 1/26/11 2:37pm