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 11:10am 1/17/13 11:10am

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 11:41am 12/27/12 11:41am

Jetpacks! Voldemort! James Bond! The Most Delightful and Ridiculous…

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 8:00am 7/28/12 8:00am

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 12:35pm 3/08/12 12:35pm

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 9:44am 2/24/11 9:44am

The Zombie Mashup You've Been Waiting For: An International Relations…

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 1:09pm 2/08/11 1:09pm

28 Days Later screenwriter taking on Logan's Run?

Could the upcoming Logan's Run movie actually be better than the campy 1976 original? Alex Garland, who wrote the Danny Boyle-dircted films Sunshine and 28 Days Later, is in talks to write the screenplay, going back to the original 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson for inspiration. And Carl… » 6/17/10 12:05pm 6/17/10 12:05pm

Does Judge Dredd Movie Have A Screenplay Already?

There's been no movement on a Judge Dredd movie since we featured some lovely concept art back in January. But yesterday, concept artist (and comics god) Jock Twittered that he's "working through script visuals for Judge Dredd movie. Alex Garland writes a great script." That's confirmation that Alex Garland (The… » 9/09/09 11:00am 9/09/09 11:00am

Battle of the Genitals in Science Horror Movies

Critics are always saying that horror movies are about fearing vaginas, but they're wrong. Sure there's vadge imagery aplenty in horror (just watch the run of Alien movies if you don't believe me), but the scariest science horror flicks of the last thirty years are actually about everything that can go wrong with a… » 3/19/08 10:41am 3/19/08 10:41am