The Best Movie News:
Scott Derrickson (Sinister) will direct Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Bill Condon will direct a live-action Beauty and the Beast.
Star Wars: Episode VII cast Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie this week. Also in Star Wars news, J.J. Abrams tweeted this dorky picture from set, and Josh Trank will direct the second stand-alone movie.
Sigourney Weaver wants to make one last Alien movie to finish Ripley’s story. James Cameron is involved in the new Terminator movie. Kind of, at least.
TV show versions of Killer Joe and To Live and Die in L.A. are in the works.
The Geek Stuff and Videos:
Trailers: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Hercules, The Giver, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Expendables 3, Are You Here. If you don’t have time to watch all the trailers, here’s the best of the week.
The Schmoes review Edge of Tomorrow and The Fault in Our Stars.
Discussions: Your top three Disney villains? What movie do you watch when you want a good cry?
You can watch Stanley Kubrick’s first movie, Fear and Desire, online for free.
Captain America: Winter Soldier concept art reveals a few cool, alternate designs.
Podcasts: Will Maleficent be Angelina Jolies last major acting role?
Our X-Men expert explains how Days of Future Past will impact the future of the franchise. You need to pay attention to the people who made The Fault in Our Stars. Here’s everything a horror lover needs to know about what’s going on in their bloody world.
Remembering Maya Angelou, Gordon Willis and other film-related folks who passed away in May.
Here’s our guide to all the movies streaming on VOD this week, like 300: Rise of an Empire and The Grand Budapest Hotel. And here’s this week’s new Blu-ray and DVD releases, including Lone Survivor and RoboCop.
How does A Million Ways to Die in the West compare to Blazing Saddles? We make the case for why Tom Cruise is the greatest living movie star. We premiered this Mondo poster for William Friedkin’s Sorcerer. Can you guess these Tom Cruise movies? Who are the best and worst cameramen in found-footage horror movies? Our resident artist John Gholson reviewed Edge of Tomorrow as a comic strip.
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