Everyone knows about the comic book origins of films like The Avengers and Man of Steel, but when it comes to movies like this weekend’s gritty, postapocalyptic adventure Snowpiercer, the book that inspired the film isn’t nearly as ubiquitous as the usual mainstream superhero fare.
Originally published in 1982, the French-language graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette took more than… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 'Snowpiercer' and Other Great Foreign Graphic Novels Movie Fans Should Be Reading
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.
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The… Continue reading Kate Hudson Disses Exes Lance Armstrong, Alex Rodriguez For Doping Scandals – ‘You Should Reap The Consequences’
It racked up lots of buzz on the film festival circuit, and now Cheap Thrills (Drafthouse Films) makes it to DVD for those who missed its theatrical run earlier this year. This exceedingly dark comedy follows two old pals (played by Pat Healy and Ethan Embry) who find themselves pushed by economic circumstances into accepting increasingly dangerous and degrading bets and dares from… Continue reading DVD Obscura: The Indie and International Movies You Should Watch This Month
Sometimes you just can’t help making your way into the genre spotlight when a more traditional shooting technique applies, but for those making a movie within a movie, you’re throwing yourself into POV/found-footage territory and are essentially enabling all the horrors that come with it. These are some exampes of times when you really shouldn’t be picking up the movie camera.
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“X-Men: Days of Future Past” has been called an X-Men crossover, as “The Dissolve” critic Matt Singer says: “Like Days Of Future Past, crossovers in comics tend to be light on character development. But when they’re good, the huge stakes and epic scale of the action make them hard to put down” — and this is precisely that… Continue reading 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Family Review: 5 Things Every Parent Should Know