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When Alex Garland revealed that his next film would be an adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel Annihilation, the first thing I did was order a copy. After all, if this book was worthy of rousing the interest of the man who directed Ex Machina, then it was surely something worth reading. Having now finished the book in a single marathon session (it’s a… Continue reading The Last Sci-Fi Blog: Why 'Annihilation' is the Perfect Way For Alex Garland to Follow Up 'Ex Machina'

Two guys and a robot girl. That’s all you need to make a killer sci-fi movie. Oh, and the brain of Alex Garland, who cooked up the smart, engaging, often stunning Ex Machina as his directorial debut. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can fix that now that the hit movie about two men testing an artificial intelligence is out on DVD… Continue reading Interview: Alex Garland Talks Going From the Low of 'Dredd' to the High of 'Ex Machina'

After staying quiet for so long, Kate Hudson finally is talking about her ex-boyfriends’ run-ins with doping and other run-ins with substance abuse.

Hudson, 35, dated both Lance Armstrong and Alex Rodriguez who were once famous for their amazing athletic careers, but are now debatably more famous for their athletic downfalls.

PHOTOS: Cheating, Gay Lovers, Incest, Drugs & Lip Synching! 50 Of Hollywood’s Juiciest Confessions

The… Continue reading Kate Hudson Disses Exes Lance Armstrong, Alex Rodriguez For Doping Scandals – ‘You Should Reap The Consequences’

Features, Reviews and Interviews

Drew Pearce Explains the Tone Behind ‘Mission: Impossible 5′ and the Christopher McQuarrie Touch by Peter Hall

5 Ways Paul Verhoeven’s ‘RoboCop’ Is As Relevant As Ever by Alexander Huls

‘Cheap Thrills’ Poster Premiere and VOD Announcement: Ethan Embry and Pat Healy Pose for One Hell of a Night by Peter Hall

Brace Yourself: ‘Jingle All the Way 2′ Is Coming, and It Will Star Larry the… Continue reading Best of the Week: Alex Gibney on 'The Armstrong Lie;' Coolest Movie Sets; 'RoboCop' Past, Present and Future

People have been complaining a lot about the recent action-movie titling trend that forgoes any sense of specific flavor and instead just presents the main character’s full name. It’s a curious marketing choice, to be sure, but there really aren’t as many offenders as you might think. A lot of them do seem to start with the letter “J,” though.

With the release of this week’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (a title… Continue reading Who Wins in a Battle of the Titular Action Heroes: 'Jack Ryan,' 'John Carter,' 'Jack Reacher,' 'Alex Cross' or...?