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Welcome to the 2015 Summer Blockbuster Awards, where we hand out imaginary trophies to the best, worst, craziest and most disappointing movies, characters, performers and scenes from the past four months. There are only a few rules.

First, any eligible movie had to be released between May and August. Second, these awards focus on mainstream releases, because how are we supposed to… Continue reading The 2015 Summer Blockbuster Awards: Best New Character, Funniest Moment, and More

There are still a few weeks left in the 2015 summer movie season, but none of the upcoming releases fall within the science fiction genre. So you know what that means — it’s time for The Last Sci-Fi Blog to look back over the past few months and sort through the wreckage. Anything released between May and August is up for discussion.

The Important News

We got our first look at and details on Andy Serkis’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens character.

Tilda Swinton is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

Chris Pine is joining the DC Cinematic Universe.

Dheepan and Rooney Mara were among the big winners at the Cannes Film Festival.

Fox is rebooting The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

M… Continue reading Best of the Week: Andy Serkis's 'Star Wars' Character, 'Point Break' Remake Trailer and More

All hail the return of the Griswold family! 

In this first image from the upcoming reboot/sequel, simply titled Vacation (in theaters July 31), we get our first look at the grown-up Rusty (Ed Helms), his wife (Christina Applegate) and two sons alongside the OG Griswolds, Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo). 

But wait! There’s another character there, too! You’ll notice… Continue reading First Look: The 'Vacation' Reboot Brings Back a Classic Character

Over 14 years and seven films, the Fast and Furious franchise has grown from a car-centric Point Break rip-off into a certifiably insane saga of epic bromances, globe-trotting adventure and, of course, a treatise on the power of (say it with us now) family. The series’ increasingly complex mythology and continuity has led to a massive ensemble of characters returning for every film… Continue reading Ranked: Every Major 'Fast & Furious' Character