10 Decent Movies That Were Doomed by Unfair Memes

Sometimes a movie sparks everybody's imagination months before it comes out. When a film gets talked about, that's usually a good thing — and it's an even better thing when it becomes the subject of memes and ideas. Unless those memes totally misrepresent what the movie's about, and wind up killing all interest in… »1/17/13 2:10pm1/17/13 2:10pm

First Look at Danny Boyle's Hypnotist Heist Movie, Trance

Danny Boyle's ready to flip the traditional noir movie on its head with his next picture, Trance. Rosario Dawson stars as a hypnotherapist, who has to coax the location of a missing painting out of the mind of James McAvoy. The first ever images from the picture arrived online today thanks to USA Today. Here's your… »12/27/12 2:41pm12/27/12 2:41pm

Jetpacks! Voldemort! James Bond! The Most Delightful and Ridiculous Images from the Olympic Ceremony

Was this the most science fiction and fantasy-filled Olympic opening ceremony yet? With director Danny Boyle at the helm, there were bound to be a few fantastical elements in his kickoff to the 2012 Olympic Games. Here are some of the strangest, most wondrous, and most fantasy-fuelled images to grace London's Olympic… »7/28/12 11:00am7/28/12 11:00am

How realistic will Danny Boyle's movie about shapeshifting dogs be?

Oscar award winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, who worked with Danny Boyle on 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire, gave us an update on their next collaboration: translating Toby Barlow's lycanthrope book Sharp Teeth into film! Find out which Hollywood dogs might make the casting cut! Plus more news on his current… »3/08/12 3:35pm3/08/12 3:35pm

Danny Boyle's Frankenstein leaps off the stage and into movie theaters

Now this is a show that doesn't need fancy stunts to sell us. Watch the trailer for Danny Boyle's stage translation of Frankenstein, coming soon to select movie theaters. (Previously Boyle directed 28 Days Later, Sunshine, and 172 Hours, among others). Just to make things really interesting, the two lead actors swap… »2/24/11 12:44pm2/24/11 12:44pm

The Zombie Mashup You've Been Waiting For: An International Relations Textbook with Zombies

How would the international community respond to the rise of a zombie horde? Daniel Drezner's Theories of International Politics and Zombies answers this crucial question — but also parodies the stultifying state of academic international relations programs. And for those of us who don't understand all the competing… »2/08/11 4:09pm2/08/11 4:09pm

Who's Really The Greatest SF Director Working Today?

We caused some consternation last week when we said Danny Boyle »10/28/08 5:09pm10/28/08 5:09pm might be the most gifted director currently working in science fiction. So it's time to settle the issue. Who's really the greatest and most talented director creating science fiction movies today? Note: We didn't include any directors who haven't worked…

28 Months Later, Are Those "Zombies" Still Running Around London?

Sounds like the rage virus still hasn't been disinfected from our lives just yet. Director of 28 Days Later »9/11/08 1:20pm9/11/08 1:20pm and producer of the sequel Danny Boyle is toying with our heart strings by vaguely talking about the possibility of yet another outbreak of the rage virus. And he may actually direct, this time. Will Boyle be…