Red Dawn Was An Accidental Remake—In More Ways Than One

A bellicose enemy attacks a complacent country and institutes martial law until a ragtag group of unbroken patriots rally and re-take their country. It sounds like Red Dawn, but actually it's The Invasion of 1910. And due to some editing, it was widely popular in the country of both the rebels and the invaders. » 2/09/15 2:10pm 2/09/15 2:10pm

8 Reasons Movie Reboots Fail

You’d think remaking a movie might be easy. I mean, it’s technically been done before; you can easily see what worked and what didn’t, what mistakes to avoid, and ways you can improve upon the original. Right? Yes, technically, but most movie reboots suck ass anyways. Here are eight reasons why we should probably… » 4/02/13 10:00am 4/02/13 10:00am

DVDs This Week: Another chance to experience the awesomeness of …

A scifi classic finally comes to Blu-ray, the long-awaited Warhammer: Ultramarines CG movie slinks out to home video, and Regular Show fans get screwed in an unfortunately regular manner, all thanks to this week's DVD and Blu-ray releases. » 3/04/13 1:40pm 3/04/13 1:40pm

"If It Hadn't Been for Those Kids": Red Dawn, Rebooted

All apocalyptic stories are about wish fulfillment to some extent. But Red Dawn, opening today, is the purest jolt of wish-fulfillment I've seen in ages, about the fall of America and the rise of some plucky kids who Suck It Up and Do What Must Be Done. This is an action movie so ridiculous, it barely qualifies as… » 11/21/12 12:00pm 11/21/12 12:00pm

Watch 8 minutes of the new Red Dawn reboot, right now

We've got eight minutes of hot, rebooted Red Dawn action. Kids killing adults trying to kill kids! How does this movie stack up against the 1980s cult classic? Judge for yourself! » 11/19/12 10:20am 11/19/12 10:20am

First clip from Red Dawn awakens the Wolverines with an Army


Here it is, the very first clip from the long-awaited Red Dawn remake. What happens when the Pacific Northwest is invaded by North Korea? High shoolers become America's only hope. » 11/02/12 8:54am 11/02/12 8:54am

North Korea blows up the Pacific Northwest in the first clip from Red…

The first clip from the Red Dawn remake is out, and it's filling the American sky with computer-generated North Koreans. Well, the paratroopers were Chinese first, until moviemakers decided they didn't want to lose the Chinese market. Oof. But here it is, with Chris Hemsworth nobly running after his father at the… » 10/01/12 7:50am 10/01/12 7:50am

First crazy trailer for the Red Dawn remake!

WOLVERINES! Watch Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson and Adrianne Palicki take on the invading North Korean army from their mountain cabin. With a tagline like "welcome to the home of the brave," there's no doubt in our minds this remake is going full-on ridiculous. They even recreated some of the secret attacks from… » 8/10/12 10:35am 8/10/12 10:35am

WOLVERINES! The very first Red Dawn footage is out

We're not sure what to think about the remake of Red Dawn. The movie was plagued with issues (the villains changed from the Chinese to the North Koreans following a crapload of controversy) and shelved for years, but now it's coming out and this is the very first look at the footage from the flick. And surprise,… » 8/03/12 10:15am 8/03/12 10:15am

J.J. Abrams confirms that he wants Benicio del Toro to play the villain…

For old time's sake, we've got one last absolutely insane The Dark Knight Rises casting rumor... and it's a doozy. The Prometheus cast seems to disagree about whether this is an Alien movie. Tom Hiddleston reveals his Hulk-related Avengers injuries. » 11/24/11 6:00am 11/24/11 6:00am

What are the big questions of the Robocop reboot? Plus tons of Avengers

Get ready for Doctor Who's big finale with a fresh round of hints. Tom Cruise's post-apocalyptic repairman movie finds a love interest. Fringe is planning some surprising returns for old characters. And finally, a Roald Dahl classic gets a big-screen adaptation! » 9/27/11 6:00am 9/27/11 6:00am

The villains of Star Trek 2, Doctor Who season 6 and the Superman…

Chris Hemsworth explains that Thor will be taking some advanced hammer wielding courses between now and The Avengers. Roberto Orci drops the most cryptic Star Trek hint ever. Plus the latest insane Superman rumor reveals a surprising possible female villain! » 4/08/11 6:00am 4/08/11 6:00am

Diane Lane talks being Superman's new mom, plus the cast of Game of…

Zack Snyder explains how the new Superman will handle Kal-El's continuity. A dozen cast videos for Game of Thrones take you inside HBO's adaptation of George R.R. Martin's series. The Ghost Rider sequel casts a comic book villain, and more! » 3/17/11 6:00am 3/17/11 6:00am

First cast photo from Red Dawn remake shows Guerrilla teen militia The…

A cast photo of the new crew of Wolverines from the Red Dawn remake is out. It doesn't look official, but it certainly looks like the original. Just one thing is missing: their letterman jackets! » 1/04/11 11:10am 1/04/11 11:10am

Australians rounded up and put into concentration camps: the invasion…

The remake of Red Dawn may or may not be coming out this fall, but Australians are already getting something better: the film adaptation of the classic invasion novel Tomorrow When The War Began. And the first review is out. » 8/23/10 12:28pm 8/23/10 12:28pm

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

Where are all the good alternate history movies?

We've got tons of alternate history books, comics, and video games, and yet we have so few committed alt-history motion pictures. On this Sunday's Great Moments in Alternate History, we're going to the movies! » 6/13/10 11:24am 6/13/10 11:24am

6 Stars Who Could Be The Next Female Action Hero

Who will be the big screen's next Sigourney Weaver? We've had a few years now without any great action movies starring women, but 2010 could be the year this changes. Here are six picks for the action heroines of tomorrow. » 4/20/10 5:21pm 4/20/10 5:21pm

The 20 SF Movies We're Most Excited To See In 2010

Are you prepared for cinematic awesomeness? This year sees a number of movies we're eager to watch, from Christopher Nolan's acid trip to new Iron Man, Predator and Tron films. Here are 20 reasons not to give up on movies. » 1/06/10 2:26pm 1/06/10 2:26pm