RED 2 is a classic example of an inferior sequel

RED was a fun little movie, that was worth watching just for Bruce Willis being Batman, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich acting silly and above all Helen Mirren kicking ass in high heels. RED 2 struggles to recapture the magic of the original, but it's a perfect example of a sequel that doesn't have a good reason to… » 7/19/13 11:20am 7/19/13 11:20am

Mad nuclear scientist Anthony Hopkins joins new Red 2 trailer

We thought Red 2, the movie based on Warren Ellis' original spy comic, was already over-stuffed with stars, but isn't there always room for Anthony Hopkins playing a mad scientist who assembled a secret nuclear bomb underneath Moscow was imprisoned for 30+ years? We say yes, and this new Red 2 trailer backs us up. » 4/26/13 10:20am 4/26/13 10:20am

10 less-known Warren Ellis comics (that are worth your ducats)

Red may have featured Helen Mirren firing a gatling gun, but the film wasn't indicative of Warren Ellis' work as a whole. Here are 10 amazing tales from Ellis' oeuvre about such topics as transhuman deities and a dead Galactus. » 10/24/10 11:55pm 10/24/10 11:55pm

X-Men prequel is reenacting original film's opening scene. Plus The…

X-Men: First Class pays tribute to Bryan Singer's original movie from the first scene...with a twist. Nic Cage fights Satan in Ghost Rider 2. John Malkovich explains his Transformers character. Colonel Tigh is back as the DC universe's deadliest assassin. » 10/04/10 6:00am 10/04/10 6:00am

Fall movie preview: 10 movies we're sure will rule, and 10 that might…

It's been a mostly underwhelming movie summer. But fear not, moviegoers! There are still 10 movies left in 2010 that look set to rock your worlds, including Monsters, Skyline and Tron. And there are 10 more that, well...could surprise us. » 8/18/10 3:41pm 8/18/10 3:41pm

Science fiction fans rejoice! McG is directing a romantic comedy

Terminator Salvation director McG was in the running to direct the zombie cop film R.I.P.D., an adaptation of the Dark Horse graphic novel. But the L.A. Times reports he's going to be too busy directing his romantic comedy project, This Means War, which means R.I.P.D. could fall to director Robert Schwentke (who's… » 8/13/10 4:01pm 8/13/10 4:01pm