Hugh Jackman has taken to Twitter to release the concept art from the upcoming third standalone Wolverine movie. He’s also asking for fifty words or less from fans about what they want to see. So go tweet “Logan using his knives to make fruit salad” — my personal hope. »
Teletubbies meets Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon this is not. The trailer you see here is for a film called Monster Hunt, directed Raman Hui, a main animator on the Shrek films. That film, which was released earlier this July in China, has very quickly become the highest grossing film in Chinese history.
Anytime Christopher Nolan finishes a movie, we take notice. Both for the movie itself and for the infinite possibilities of what he’ll do next. It turns out, after Interstellar, the director made a short documentary, it’s already done and screening in New York City this August. »
Even before George Lucas created his Special Editions, the filmmaker was tinkering with Star Wars. Case in point, if you saw the 1977 original in 1977, it didn’t have an “Episode” or even a title beyond “Star Wars.” That was added in 1981 and ever since then, the changes haven’t stopped. »
Here’s something cool to watch: the first ever Soviet science fiction movie, Aelita: Queen of Mars, directed by Yakov Protozoan from 1924. »
Digg has compiled a really cool video that looks at how we’ve used aliens in films, starting with 1902’s A Trip to the Moon and going all the way to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy. »
There were three major attempts to resurrect old franchises this summer: Mad Max: Fury Road, Terminator Genisys, and Jurassic World. One was a critical hit with modest commercial success, one was a failure at both, and the third was a greater commercial than critical success. What lessons can we learn from them? »
Adam Sandler’s new movie Pixels will leave a lot of people wondering how this movie even exists. What kind of a universe allows such a travesty to happen? But Pixels came about because a short film went super-viral. And here are nine other films that were greenlit purely thanks to internet manias. »
I mean, if Petyr Baelish (okay, really Aidan Gillen) was telling you how bad things were, would you believe him? »
The 1985 film Explorers is one of those movies that’s friends talk about in secret. If you’ve seen it, you probably love it. If you haven’t, it’s a movie you have to share. And that makes sense considering it was made by Gremlins director Joe Dante and stars Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix. »
Science fiction and fantasy don’t lack for heroes, especially among the writers who’ve helped to shape them. We all celebrate people like Joss Whedon, Frank Herbert and Ursula K. Le Guin. But which writers deserve way more credit for their roles in revolutionizing science fiction or fantasy? »
When the casts of X-Men Apocalypse, Fantastic Four, Deadpool, Gambit and The Wolverine all met on stage at San Diego Comic-Con, fans could see the writing on the wall. Despite years of rumors and denials, this was leading to a crossover. Now, we have a minor confirmation. »
With $1.5 billion and counting, the announcement of a sequel to Jurassic World was imminent. And now it’s official. Universal Pictures has selected June 22, 2018 as the U.S release date for a Jurassic World sequel. »
A brand new, full trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is finally here and wow, does it look like this franchise is going to finish with a bang. It’s action topped with action as Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) leads the revolution against the Capitol and President Snow. »
Not all the critics agree, but George R.R. Martin says that Ant-Man is the second best Marvel film, right after Spider-Man 2. “Ant-Man has a proper balance of story, character, humor, and action,” he writes in a blog post before complaining how too many of Marvel’s villains have the same powers as the heroes. An… »
Back at Comic-Con, we saw Cooties, the comedy horror movie set for a limited release in theaters and on-demand on September 18th. And it is a movie that rolls around in its genre’s tropes and gleefully splatters the audience with jokes and blood. It turns out that slaughtering children is amazingly fun.