With the names of actresses like Rooney Mara, Felicity Jones and Tatiana Maslany coming up as possible leads for one of the standalone Star Wars films, we thought it would be as a good a time as any to come up with 5 female characters on which the first film could focus. So, let’s see how well a lightsaber can break a glass ceiling and get to the list!
Joining me for this week’s episode and a bit of lively debate is Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell, who has some very different opinions about the new Fantastic Four trailer than my own. Hit the play button above and join the conversation!
Once I got over my little hissy fit and actually thought about it, I realized something. This wasn’t a bad idea. In fact, it might be a pretty good idea. And not just for one reason, but five.
Dust off your library card, and clear your schedule. If you're going to the movies for most of 2015, you've got some reading to do!
In order to keep you from losing your minds, jumping all around the internet looking for the various Super Bowl trailers, we have put together a nice, organized piece where you can watch all of the footage as it comes in, and then later all in one place. Read on to see what we have so far!
February might be a slow month at the movies, but there is still some great stuff headed into homes, thanks to Blu-rays and DVDs. Among these is the long-anticipated Game of Thrones Season 4 release, which will be available to fans later this month.
These are the 10 movies on Hollywood’s release schedule that could use a Super Bowl boost. Maybe they aren’t on your radar yet? Maybe a studio showed some footage, and it didn’t go over as well as planned? Super Bowl Sunday could be Salvation Sunday if these films play their cards right.
The Boy Next Door has surprised many moviegoers. Not only has it received a fair portion of positive reviews, rather than the universal critical disdain that was expected, but it has also garnered press attention for being incredibly racy. But I’m here to tell you that it’s not actually that racy at all.
Today The Fantastic Four trailer was finally released, and while it was by no means a bad first look at the August blockbuster, there are still a few concerns we have over what the trailer gave us.
This first trailer puts an incredible emphasis on science, and on exploration. Which makes sense, given the inquisitive nature of Dr. Reed Richards (played by Miles Teller on screen here). But it lends real credence to the Interstellar jokes that flooded Twitter in the wake of the trailer’s release.
While a movie’s box office numbers are a good sign of its popularity or the level of anticipation it was able to muster, one could argue that Blu-ray sales are an indicator of just how beloved that title is.
Daniel Bruhl’s mysterious villain role in Captain America: Civil War has been identified as Baron Zemo. Here are the five important facts you need to know about the purple-masked enemy (both versions of them) to prep for the 2016 blockbuster.
Richard Linklater’s 12-year-spanning Boyhood has been collecting numerous accolades as we have meandered through the lengthy Oscar race. But as we talked about in a recent episode of our Awards Blend, the game changes now that we are in Phase Two of the Oscar marathon.
Another week of very uninspiring major releases. This has been a dull winter. Nothing on this docket suggests we are pulling out of the cinematic doldrums with time travel, lofts and Kevin Costner hitting the screen.
Mortdecai, as horrific as it may be, isn't the end of Johnny Depp's career. However, there is one scene that marks the lowest low the well-regarded actor has ever hit.
Bryan Bertino’s 2008 home invasion thriller The Strangers was a successful debut for the director, and it seemed tailor-made for an immediate sequel. Though it hasn’t happened yet, despite several small starts, it looks like The Strangers 2 has found itself a new creative team.
Johnny Depp never seemed interested in furthering his career. He only wanted the next interesting part, and few were more engrossing than these 10 roles. Skip Mortdecai this weekend and, in stead, curl up with a few of these amazing performances, the 10 best of Johnny Depp’s career.
Some say he’s playing the villain, others say it’s still up in the air who he’ll be, although it will definitely be a leading role. This leaves plenty of options from the good Doctor’s cast of allies and enemies for the Oscar nominee to play.
When it comes to movies based on DC Comics, Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has been absolutely dominating headlines for years now, but recently the buzz about David Ayer’s Suicide Squad has begun to grow.
Every year, there are hundreds of movies released that suck from conception to execution to final product. At no point do they have any chance of working. They’re bad ideas, involving bad directors, aimed at stupid people. In short, they’re giant wastes of time.
We take a look at what Rifftrax fans voted as the top 10 worst movies of the 1990's and break down the list. Take a trip with us down memory lane when “be kind, rewind” wasn't just a courtesy, it was a warning of dire consequences.
Outside of original programming, nothing sticks around on Netflix forever – and that’s a lesson many of us have learned the hard way time and time again. We see a title that we’re interested in, bookmark it mentally for a later date, and wind up discovering that it has disappeared before we have the chance to watch. It sucks when that happens, but the good news is that we’re here to help.
The best part of the above clip? It comes with commentary! Co-director Anthony Stacchi talks about the creative process that went in to the development of the villain of the film – Lord Portley –Rind (Jared Harris) and his henchmen, Pickles (Richard Ayoade) and Trout (Nick Frost).
Not all science fiction movies are great, but some are good enough to win an Oscar. Science fiction films face an uphill battle when it comes to Best Picture nominations.
American Sniper is Bradley Cooper’s third straight Best Actor nomination, following nods for his two films with director David O. Russell. But where does it rank on a list of the all-time great Bradley Cooper roles?