Great Performances That Helped Prove Comic-Book Movies Could Be Art

Even among other genre films, comic-book movies used to be viewed as disposable pulpy fun. But we've now reached the point where serious A-list actors are vying for roles in superhero films. And actors are actually bringing their "A" game. Here are 12 amazing performances that helped elevate superhero movies. » 8/26/14 1:51pm Tuesday 1:51pm

Visual Breakdown For Snowpiercer Reveals The Train's Secret Meaning

We shall never tire of analyzing Bong Joon-Ho's Snowpiercer. And now, Nerdwriter has compiled a video breakdown of the film's visual allegories. Watch how the director uses camera angles and colors to perpetuate (or challenge) the driving force of this film. Did you catch all these different layers on your first… » 8/05/14 3:26pm 8/05/14 3:26pm

​How an Obscure 2nd Century Christian Heresy Influenced Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer is shaping up to be the sleeper success of 2014. But no one has yet commented on one of the film's most unusual subtexts — its direct allusions to Gnosticism, the ancient Christian belief system that was damned by the Roman Church as heretical and virtually extinguished by the 5th century. » 7/25/14 8:00am 7/25/14 8:00am

Could Snowpiercer Be A Hit Movie In the U.S. After All?

Never bet against a massive ice-cracking high-speed train. For months, everybody's been talking about how the Weinstein Company dumped the masterpiece Snowpiercer in limited release after director Bong Joon-ho wouldn't agree to cuts and a voiceover. But now... the movie's actually on its way to being a sleeper hit. » 7/10/14 12:33pm 7/10/14 12:33pm

Snowpiercer's Crazy Train Is The Summer's Most Exciting Ride

At first glance, Snowpiercer's premise sounds kind of bizarre. There's been an Ice Age, and the last surviving humans gather on a huge train that drives around in circles. And there's class struggle among the passengers. And yes, the resulting film is absurd. In the absolute best way. Spoilers ahead... » 6/27/14 12:22pm 6/27/14 12:22pm

Tons of Rumors About Game of Thrones And Batman v. Superman!

Lucasfilm may have met with yet another potential Star Wars director. Does Batman's next Batsuit have a much brighter color scheme? Find out when we'll see James McAvoy play Victor Frankenstein. Colin Trevorrow gives a new glimpse of a Jurassic World dinosaur. And what's in Malcolm Merlyn's vial on Arrow? Spoilers now! » 6/19/14 6:00am 6/19/14 6:00am

Details on the Pacific Rim 2 Script, Plus Another Jurassic World Rumor!

The Snowpiercer's screenwriter talks about the fight to bring the original film to American screens. Learn more about the fight to bring the uncut Snowpiercer to the U.S. Sleepy Hollow teases a wholly new take on Benjamin Franklin. And a closer look at Groot and Rocket Raccoon. Spoilers now! » 6/10/14 6:00am 6/10/14 6:00am

Well, The First U.S. Trailer For Snowpiercer Looks Awesome, At Least

When we last left Snowpiercer, Harvey Weinstein had finally given up his vision of taking out 25 minutes of footage and adding narration to the already award-winning film from Bong Joon-Ho, but had decided to give it a limited a release. As this first U.S. trailer shows, it's still going to be worth tracking down. » 5/29/14 1:30pm 5/29/14 1:30pm

Summer Movie Preview: 33 Movies To Watch Out For!

Are you ready for one wild summer? This year brings legendary superheroes, famous monsters, and fantasy icons. There are two Michael Bay films, but also the ultra-weird Guardians of the Galaxy. Plus the post-apocalyptic Snowpiercer. Here are 33 science fiction and fantasy movies you need to know about this summer. » 4/23/14 12:05pm 4/23/14 12:05pm

US release of Snowpiercer will be uncut, but it's still getting screwed

First the good news: After all the drama and Harvey Weinstein's desire to trim 25 minutes of screentime and add voiceovers to Bong Joon-Ho's acclaimed adaptation of the French scifi comic Snowpiercer, U.S. audiences will get to see the film in its entirety. The bad news? These U.S. audiences are going to really tiny. » 2/07/14 8:50am 2/07/14 8:50am

​The original Snowpiercer comic is dystopian scifi at its best

Thanks to Harvey Weinstein, I have not seen Bong Joon-Ho's Snowpiercer movie yet, based on the 1982 French graphic novel La Transperceneige. But I have been able to read the comic, thanks to Titan, who will be releasing its first-ever English translation on January 28th. If you're at all interested in the movie or… » 1/23/14 9:20am 1/23/14 9:20am

The best, weirdest and wildest comics coming in 2014

Telling you it's a good time to be a comic book fan is like telling you oxygen is a helpful thing to inhale. You know this already. It's just a fact. We've been treated to some of the best, most thoughtful, and most fun comics of all time over the last several years, and that's clearly not going to stop in 2014. Here… » 1/14/14 11:30am 1/14/14 11:30am

New Snowpiercer trailer sets up Tilda Swinton as the Big Bad

Whether the States will ever see the original director's cut of Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer, or only the hacked up version The Weinstein Company wants to screen, only time will tell. But the drama hasn't dampened our excitement for Tilda Swinton's lunatic villainess, highlighted in this new international trailer. » 1/08/14 10:00am 1/08/14 10:00am

Weinsteins refuse to release Snowpiercer without cuts AND voiceovers

Apparently negotiations between Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-Ho and producer Harvey Weinstein have broken down, because Playlist is reporting that Weinstein refuses to release the movie in North America at all unless he gets to give it what many in the industry call "the full Blade Runner." » 12/17/13 11:46am 12/17/13 11:46am

Is Captain America 2 the origin story of another Marvel supervillain?

Get the first real details about Doctor Who's Christmas special. We may get a chance to see the director's cut of Snowpiercer after all, Ant-Man casting rumors are solidifying, and Avengers: Age of Ultron has a script ready. Plus, what's special about Norman Osborne's introduction in Amazing Spider-Man 2? Spoilers now! » 11/27/13 6:00am 11/27/13 6:00am