Melting Is Now One of Many, Many Terrible Ways a Stormtrooper Can Die

Stormtroopers are the disposable pawns of the Star Wars universe, and there’s more ways for them to die than movie spin-offs planned for the next 20 years. But in addition to dying from blaster fire, TIE fighter crashes, Death Star explosions, and lightsaber attacks, it appears that melting is yet another peril the… » 4/24/15 3:30am Friday 3:30am

Disney's Film Slate Is Heavy With Sequels, Remakes, And Nostalgia 

It’s good to be Disney right now. Why? Because Disney owns everything you want to pay money to see, and their brand new slate should scare the hell out of all other studios. It’s not only impressive but basically a victory lap of remakes, sequels and Marvel blockbusters. Oh, and Star Wars, too. » 4/22/15 11:20am Wednesday 11:20am

Which Live-Action Adaptation of An Animated Classic Is The Most Doomed?

There's been a deluge of live-action adaptations of classic animated films lately. Some have been pretty great, some have been flawed... and some have been best forgotten. But there's still a slew of them on the horizon. Here's our ranking of the upcoming live-action adaptations, according to which is most doomed. » 4/08/15 12:36pm 4/08/15 12:36pm

The Rock Makes A Kick-Ass Bambi In SNL's Live-Action Disney Parody

Disney's been having great success with live-action remakes of its classic animated films. So why not cast, as Saturday Night Live did last night, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as everyone's favorite deer ... and reconfigure the story as an over-the-top action thriller, with plenty of puns and guns for all? WHAM BAM BAMBI! » 3/29/15 9:30am 3/29/15 9:30am

Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline Join the Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

Disney's upcoming live-action version of Beauty and the Beast — following the super-fun live-action Cinderella and the upcoming Jungle Book— is pretty much nailing its casting. It's doing so well, I'm actually getting anxious that expectations are too high. The latest in perfect casting? Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline. » 3/16/15 10:00pm 3/16/15 10:00pm

Cinderella Is An Insane Guilty Pleasure (But You Shouldn't Feel Guilty)

Has there ever been a movie as sugary as the live-action Cinderella? It's like stuffing your face with cake, until cake is all up inside your nostrils and you have a frosting-beard. And yet, this movie also has moments of actual emotion and believable characterization here and there, which make it surprisingly great. » 3/13/15 9:12am 3/13/15 9:12am