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VOTD: The “Hook” Prequel Short Film “Bangarang”

After announcing a Kickstarter campaign last year which led to the raising of nearly $70,000 to complete it, actor and producer Dante Basco has now released the nearly twenty-minute short film "Bangarang" online. An unofficial prequel to Steven Spielberg's "Hook,"...

First “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Reactions

Sony Pictures has screened "Spider-Man: Homecoming" for the junket press who're usually very lenient on Marvel film titles, certainly more so than the wider film critics base. With this being the first Marvel Studios-approved "Spider-Man" film, it's expected...

Critics Have Not Been Kind To “Transformers”

The critics have torn Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight" a new one with the new film posting the worst critical aggregate scores of the franchise. To see how they compare on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, here's the...

Lord & Miller Exit “Han Solo” Mid-Filming

In a shock turn of events, directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have exited the still-untitled Han Solo movie which is currently in production. In a statement released by Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm on StarWars.com, she says: "Phil...

Schumacher Apologises For “Batman & Robin” Again

It has been two decades since Joel Schumacher's legendarily terrible "Batman & Robin" was unleashed upon the world and was so bad it basically put the franchise on ice for a decade until Christopher Nolan masterfully rebooted it with...

E3 2017: Nintendo Switch

The last of the major E3 press conferences came today with Nintendo premiering all their trailers and gameplay videos, including one of the biggest game reveals - "Super Mario Odyssey" which hits this Halloween. Also on the way are "Yoshi,"...

E3 2017: Sony PlayStation

Sony's E3 presentation certainly had far more in the way of exclusives than rival Microsoft, but new AAA game announcements were a bit thin with only a few new titles being revealed and surprisingly no PS4 Pro price drop. Most...

E3 2017: Ubisoft

Skipping live interview segments this year, French game publisher Ubisoft opted to use their press conference to announce a bunch of new titles and show off announcement trailers, gameplay trailers and behind-the-scenes footage from numerous upcoming titles. Check...

E3 2017: Bethesda

Bethesda Softworks held their third E3 Showcase today following on from a year that saw the releases of the likes of "Dishonored 2," "Prey" and the recent 'Morrowind Online'. The biggest announcements were several new sequels including "Wolfenstein II: The...

E3 2017: Microsoft Xbox

Microsoft held its E3 press conference this morning and, along with the Xbox One X announcement, revealed a bunch of reveal trailers and gameplay videos for titles in coming months from the company. In terms of Microsoft exclusives for Xbox...

E3 2017: Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts has just wrapped up their EA Play press conference, the first of five major press events taking place at this year's E3. Check out the details of the important announcements and major new game trailers screened. Star...

What Are The Most Acclaimed Comic Book Films?

Updated with Full Results Current As Of May 31st 2017. Comic book fans have always argued about which film adaptation of their favourite property is the best. You can argue box-office until the cows come home, the fact of the...

VOTD: “Adam McKay’s Smart Dumb Comedy”

In the world of American feature comedies, the past 10-15 years have been dominated by two distinct talents - Judd Apatow and Adam McKay. Apatow's influence is obvious. He's every bit as slavish an adherent to "As Good As...

“Star Wars” Vanity Fair 40th Anniversary Covers

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the "Star Wars" franchise this week, Vanity Fair magazine's official site has debuted four different variant covers created for a special issue celebrating the milestone. The covers were photographed by Annie Leibovitz on the...

“Event Horizon” Director’s Cut Has Been Lost

Arguably the best film Paul W.S. Anderson has made to date, 1997's sci-fi horror tale "Event Horizon" remains an extremely gory and somewhat underrated work. The film as essentially "Hellraiser" with a sci-fi bent and boasted some excellent...

2017/2018 TV Series Breakdown: The CW

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the fifth and final one announced today. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on The CW. The...

2017/2018 TV Series Breakdown: CBS

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the fourth announced today. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on CBS. After a mixed bag last...

2017/2018 TV Series Breakdown: ABC

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the third announced today. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on ABC. Comfortable with Shondaland Thursdays, ABC...

2017/2018 TV Series Breakdown: FOX

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the second announced today. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on FOX. FOX is making minimal additions...

2017/2018 TV Series Breakdown: NBC

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the first announced today. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on NBC. With "This Is Us" proving...

VOTD: Why “Iron Man 3” Is Underrated

When it comes to ranking the Marvel cinematic universe, most people's lists are often fairly consistent. One notable exception though, and one that often divides the lines between comic and non-comic fans, is Shane Black's "Iron Man 3". Despite...

New Details On Xavier Dolan’s “John F. Donovan”

The first batch of photos from acclaimed young French-Canadian director Xavier Dolan's first English-language feature, "The Death and Life of John F. Donovan," have gone online in a new feature story over at Collider. Kit Harington, Jessica Chastain, Natalie...

The 2017 Sydney Film Festival Highlights

The annual Sydney Film Festival kicks off next month and the full list of the slate of 288 films to be screened is now up at the film's official site. "Samson and Delilah" director Warwick Thornton's new film "We Don't...

VOTD: Choreographing “Another Day of Sun”

However you feel about Damien Chazelle's "La La Land," the one scene that is pretty much unanimously loved is that of the big musical opening number "Another Day of Sun" which is set in a Los Angeles traffic jam. To...

VOTD: “The Godfather” Panel At Tribeca 2017

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival has wrapped with one of its final events being director Francis Ford Coppola reuniting with a few members of the principal cast of "The Godfather" for a 90-minute Q&A on stage. Video of...

No “Star Wars” Original Trilogy Re-Release Coming

Those who have been long holding out hope that Disney Pictures would release the theatrical cuts of the original "Star Wars" trilogy to disc (outside of an old non-anamorphic DVD) - today Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has shot you...

Christian Bale Is Done With Superhero Films

Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale will always be remembered for his work in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, but don't expect him to return to the superhero genre any time in the future. Speaking with Collider last week ahead of the release...

Chris Pratt Talks The “Passengers” Backlash

Chris Pratt has usually done well with film critics and audiences in recent years, but one notable exception was last year's "Passengers". The sci-fi romance was built around a key plot point, one that wasn't revealed in the...

Screen Masculinity: “I’ll Never Doubt You”

In the wake of our publication of the introduction of the masculinity series, my collaborator and friend Garth Franklin and I were sharing a celebratory drink that we'd begun this journey together. My old dear friend, Jamie, had read...

Photos: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Trailer Shots

Everyone is going to be breaking down this morning's release of the first trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and to help you out, check out just over two dozen screen caps from the clip. As you can see,...

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