Jim Carrey dons the Colonel Stars camo on the set of Kick-Ass 2

We loved Nic Cage's turn as the brutal superhero Big Daddy in the first Kick-Ass film, but can Jim Carrey bring a similar punch to his role as Colonel Stars in the sequel? This video from the set gives us our first look at the Justice Forever leader, his dog Sofia, his colleague Night Bitch (played by Lindy Booth),… » 9/23/12 3:00pm 9/23/12 3:00pm

E.T. sequel would have featured evil mutant aliens

Movie sequels can be tricky things. Sometimes, movie number two is better than the original, but sequels can threaten to undermine the self-contained perfection of the first film. That's ultimately why we never saw a sequel to E.T.: The Extraterrestrial, although that doesn't mean Steven Spielberg never thought about… » 6/16/12 1:00pm 6/16/12 1:00pm

Ray Bradbury’s Bizarre "Earth Stood Still" Christmas Sequel

The original version of The Day the Earth Stood Still deliberately left audiences with many questions. Does Klaatu return to Earth? Does humanity prove itself worthy of survival? In 1981, Fox commissioned science fiction author Ray Bradbury to pen a sequel to the film. But Bradbury's script never made it to the silver… » 12/09/08 8:20am 12/09/08 8:20am

Storytelling No Match For Flashy Effects And Marketing

Doug Liman proved that he's got a nanotech hide, even though the negative reviews of his two latest projects keep teleporting in. Both Jumper and Knight Rider were panned across the board, but the movie hauled in more than $30 million over the weekend, while the television show raked in huge ratings. More than 8… » 2/18/08 12:40pm 2/18/08 12:40pm

Stay After The Credits For More J.J. Abrams Mysterification

Cloverfield opens this Friday, and if you're planning on seeing it in the theaters, make sure you stay planted after the credits roll. If you do, you'll be rewarded with a "Wink, wink. We'll be back!" moment. Basically the screen goes black and a walkie-talkie crackles to life and a voice says... something. None of us… » 1/18/08 10:40am 1/18/08 10:40am

The Unknown Movie That Battlestar Galactica Ripped Off

Screamers 2 will begin shooting in Toronto next month, and that news made us haul out the first film to take another look at it. While the original version of Screamers from 1995 isn't a bad film by any means, it does have a storyline that plenty of people would find pretty frakkin' familiar these days: Humans invent… » 12/06/07 11:15am 12/06/07 11:15am