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The 10 Best And 10 Worst Science Fiction And Fantasy Movies Of 2014

This was a weird year for movies. The box office was weak, but also, most films didn't deserve love or hate. They were just... okay. But the genre movies that did stand out were either brilliant experiments, or horrible misfires. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst science fiction and fantasy movies of 2014. »12/17/14 11:00am12/17/14 11:00am

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 1:51pm8/26/14 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 3:26pm8/05/14 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 8:00am7/25/14 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 12:33pm7/10/14 12:33pm

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 6:00am6/19/14 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 1:30pm5/29/14 1:30pm

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 8:50am2/07/14 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 9:20am1/23/14 9:20am

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 10:00am1/08/14 10:00am