What’s great about the internet these days is we’re seeing so many talented artists find success through the process of sharing. It’s not just the lone Hollywood executive or low-level script reader who makes decisions now — instead it’s all of us. The power has shifted, and if something gains enough traction in social media, then you bet Hollywood will pay… Continue reading Watch What Happens When a Comic Book Fan Finds Himself in a Real-Life Superhero Movie
When the first trailer for Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot arrived earlier this week, everyone noted that the footage was cut awfully similar to the marketing for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. Since this is the Internet, it took someone less than 24 hours to splice together Matthew McConaughey’s voice with Reg E. Cathey’s narration and the results were uncanny. The trailer played exactly the… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'Interstellar,' 'Fantastic Four' and the Science Fiction-ing of Superhero Movies
Comic book cinema definitely cemented its dominance in a big way in 2014. From the powerhouse Marvel Studios films (Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy) to the fundamental revival of the first modern major comic book franchise (X-Men: Days of Future Past), to the return of Spider-Man and the Ninja Turtles, we saw a lot of pretty crazy, heartbreaking, awesome, and mindblowing things at the… Continue reading Comics on Film: The State of the Superhero Movie in 2014
Superhero movies continue to dominate the box office. This year’s two highest grossing titles in the U.S., for instance, are Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. And these were both really good examples of their genre. That’s not surprising, because while superheroes have increased in quantity on the big screen, they’ve also increased in quality, for the most part.
So, while… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What's Your Favorite Superhero Movie?
The Important News
The title of the next James Bond movie is SPECTRE. And Monica Belluci is one of its “Bond girls.”
Speaking of which, Stephen Hawking wants to be a Bond villain.
Suicide Squad was confirmed to star Jared Leto, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Tom Hardy and more as DC supervillains.
Benedict Cumberbatch was confirmed for Dr. Strange. Ryan Reynolds… Continue reading Best of the Week: James Bond in 'SPECTRE,' Lots of Marvel Superhero and DC Supervillain Casting, and More