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10 WTF, Amazing Things We Spotted In The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer
The trailer spends more time focusing on the forces of the Empire than they do on the Rebel forces that brought he Death Star down. J.J. Abrams seems to be emphasizing the fact that even though the Rebellion succeeded in Return of the Jedi, the Galactic Empire is alive and well.
FEATURE Sean O'Connell 2014-11-28
Hero Blend #44: Giving Thanks For A Year Of Comic Book Movies
Today is the day that we celebrate Thanksgiving – the one day a year specifically put aside to look back on the previous few months and give thanks for everything in our lives that makes us happy. For fans of comic book movies, there is plenty to be thankful for.
FEATURE Eric Eisenberg 2014-11-27
Ranking The 10 Most Iconic Moments From The Jurassic Park Franchise
Now that we've gotten our first look at Jurassic World, the upcoming jump start to the Jurassic Park franchise, it's safe to assume that Colin Trevorrow is aiming to bring dinosaurs back to life in the imaginations of the movie going public. So what better time is there to recall the major milestones that Jurassic Park and its two sequels have given us over 21 years of the franchise's history?
FEATURE Mike Reyes 2014-11-27
5 Famous Actors Who Have Given Incredible Vocal Performances
In the last 30 years or so, a major change has occurred in the world of animation. Rather than hiring voice actors for roles, studios have instead opted to go with major celebrities, hoping that their name recognition will help sell their movies to wider audiences. Sometimes this doesn’t work out so great, as many actors do little more than use their own natural speaking voice, but there are some important exceptions.
FEATURE Eric Eisenberg 2014-11-27
This Week In Home Entertainment: The Expendables 3 And More
Despite the fact that Black Friday is hitting stores in just a few short days (and seems to have hit the internet already), this week’s actually pretty light on high-end releases, as well as gift sets. Regardless, even on the light weeks for Blu-ray and DVD releases, there is plenty to choose from.
FEATURE Jessica Rawden 2014-11-26
15 Incredible Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Back To The Future
As part of the lead up, Empire conducted an oral history of BTTF, and crammed in several unknown nuggets of time-travel trivia. So put an egg in your shoe and leave. Then come back and check out this list in incredible Back to the Future facts!
FEATURE Sean O'Connell 2014-11-26
25 WTF, Incredible Things We Spotted In The Jurassic World Trailer
There's enough new material to excite us to no end as well, and with that we present 25 moments from the Jurassic World trailer that had us cheering and gasping for air!
FEATURE Mike Reyes 2014-11-25
Forget The Action Scenes, This Is Why The Hunger Games Was Riveting
SPOILER WARNING: The rest of this article contains major spoilers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. If you haven’t seen the movie ye, and still wish to go into a screening with little knowledge about major plot elements, I would recommend clicking away to one of our other wonderful articles.
FEATURE Eric EIsenberg 2014-11-25
Monday Movie Memo: Why The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Just Made Me Furious And Sad
The battle is wearing on Katniss Everdeen… and yet, that’s not why The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 made me so angry, and so very sad. I explain in today’s Monday Movie Memo.
FEATURE Sean O'Connell 2014-11-24
The Fear Monger: The Shining Is Getting A Musical
For anyone who just can’t get through The Shining without imagining how the lady in the bathroom’s scene would have gone as a toe-tapper, you’re not alone, as writer/director Joe Lovero has created a new musical based on Stanley Kubrick's chilling film.
FEATURE Nick Venable 2014-11-23
This Rotten Week: Predicting Horrible Bosses 2 And Penguins Of Madagascar Reviews
After the gigantic success of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 at the box office this weekend, it’s going to be tough for any film to be seen as big competition. Still, that’s not stopping two new releases from battling Katniss and friends in its week two, as on Friday we’re getting more horrible bosses and some strange African penguins.
FEATURE Doug Norrie 2014-11-23
11 Big Differences Between The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Book And Movie
Director Francis Lawrence had a major task ahead of him, bringing the first half of a relatively short book to life in a two-hour movie. Following are the 15 biggest changes I noticed in my screening of Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay –Part 1.
FEATURE Jessica Rawden 2014-11-22
5 Oscars Guardians Of The Galaxy Deserves To Win
While superhero films tend to get shafted at the Academy Awards, Guardians of the Galaxy was such a success that it would be in the Academy’s best interest to at least consider the film for the following categories. Seriously, Oscar officials, give this masterpiece a chance!
FEATURE Adam Holmes 2014-11-22
Now Streaming: Netflix Instant Alternatives To Hunger Games, Dumb And Dumber To, And Beyond The Lights
Looking to Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, Dumb and Dumber To and Beyond The Lights for inspiration, we've pulled together a selection of female-fronted dystopian dramas, moron-centric comedies, and African-American-fronted romantic dramas.
FEATURE Kristy Puchko 2014-11-22
Why Hunger Games Made The Right Decision By Splitting Mockingjay Into Two Parts
We're finally seeing where director Francis Lawrence has divided the final chapter of Katniss Everdeen. And frankly, it's perfection.
FEATURE Kristy Puchko 2014-11-21
Discuss The Hunger Games: Mockingkay - Part 1 With Spoilers And Rate It
If you haven’t seen The Hunger Games yet, run away! This page is LOADED WITH SPOILERS. The rest of you can spend the rest of the week – as well as the weekend -- raving (or ranting) about our newest epic, Mockingjay.
FEATURE Sean O'Connell 2014-11-21
Awards Blend: American Sniper Is Clint Eastwood's Best Film In Years, But...
Almost every year, Clint Eastwood attempts to have an Oscar contender ready to drop into the race. Sometimes, those campaigns pan out, as when Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) drummed up Academy support. Recently, however, Eastwood films like Hereafter, J. Edgar and Jersey Boys have failed to generate awards heat.
FEATURE Sean O'Connell 2014-11-21
Why Effie Is Mockingjay's Unexpected MVP
With her uncrushable passion for fashion and expert side-eye, Effie brings some desperately needed levity to this sequel, making her the movie's unexpected MVP.
FEATURE Kristy Puchko 2014-11-21
Hero Blend #43: X-Men: Apocalypse And The Importance Of Young Jean Grey And Cyclops
We’ve spent a great deal of this year celebrating the success of Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, but the time has come to look towards the future. With production scheduled to start in the first half of next year, X-Men: Apocalypse has begun its casting process – and already they’re eyeing some talented new actors.
FEATURE Eric Eisenberg 2014-11-20
15 Pitch Perfect 2 Moments We're Already Obsessed With
Just yesterday, we were saying we hoped we'd see a Pitch Perfect 2 trailer, and Thursday has delivered! While there's no way to gif the sweet melodic sounds of the Barden Bella's fireside rendition of "Cups," we felt obliged to capture some of the most exciting moments from the trailer and obsess over them properly.
FEATURE Kelly West 2014-11-20
7 Science Fiction Women Who Are So Much More Than Eye Candy
With science fiction movies and TV series, we expect a certain amount of pandering or sexual suggestiveness aimed towards the audience. However, in science fiction, the beauty can be a mask for something more, unexpected, or sinister. That’s what makes it a delicious affair. These seven lovely ladies represent some of the genre's best examples.
FEATURE Cornelius Fortune 2014-11-19
12 Sequels That Will Never Happen
It’s not smart to bet against a sequel, because Hollywood loves revisiting any idea that worked at least once. (Hello, Horrible Bosses 2!) Still, these 12 announced – or teased – sequels seem dead in the water, so pulling the metaphorical plug on them seems inevitable.
FEATURE Sean O'Connell 2014-11-19
This Week In Home Entertainment: 22 Jump Street, Into The Storm And More
This week, you can head back to college with 22 Jump Street or check out some wild tornadoes in Into The Storm.
FEATURE Jessica Rawden and Nick Venable 2014-11-18
Christoph Waltz Might Be Playing This Classic James Bond Villain, Here's Why
So the rumor that caught fire last week was that two time Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz has signed on for a mysterious role in Bond 24. So naturally, people think that his role is that of the film's latest villain. Waltz made his first great impression as an antagonist, and a brilliant one at that. This just makes us think that if Waltz is going to be a baddie in the Bond franchise, he's probably going to be the greatest baddie of all: Ernst Stavro Blofeld.
FEATURE Mike Reyes 2014-11-18
10 Crazy Jurassic World Facts We Learned From The Movie's Viral Site
Universal launched a viral site for the fictional company Masrani, peeling back the curtain on Jurassic World and filling in some crucial details ahead of the fourth Jurassic Park movie. We scoured the site and dug up 10 amazing facts that we think you need to know prior to settling in for Colin Trevorrow’s upcoming Jurassic World.
FEATURE Sean O'Connell 2014-11-18
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