Do you want to build a rockman? Hearing that Josh Gad is Fox’s number one choice for the role of Ben Grimm (aka the ever-lovin’, blue-eyed Thing) in the impending Josh Trank reboot of Fantastic Four is one of those “I never thought of that” bits of casting rumor that just feels right. There’s an innate sweetness to Gad that would shine through Grimm’s orange… Continue reading Casting Rumor: Could Josh Gad Be 'Fantastic Four''s Thing?
Ah, the masters. We love to compare filmmaking’s finest — especially when a younger auteur such as Paul Thomas Anderson enters the picture. The There Will Be Blood director has cited Martin Scorsese as an influence before, and critics have drawn comparisons between their bodies of work. The fellow filmmakers and friends united for a Wolf of Wall Street Q&A in Los Angeles, which we’ve featured… Continue reading Your Favorite Thing Today: Watch Paul Thomas Anderson Interview Martin Scorsese About 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
It’s funny how fast things can change, isn’t it? One week ago, this column took its time in trying to hash out both sides of the Man of Steel sequel’s impending July 2015 release date and the implications it would have on a possible Justice League sequel. Not even 48 hours later, Movies.com’s headline story detailed that the highly anticipated film that would team up Henry Cavill’s Superman with Ben Affleck’s… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why the Delay in 'Batman vs. Superman' Is a Good Thing
What constitutes a family? Since birth, we’re told certain people around us are part of our family, but what does family even mean? We don’t choose these people and they don’t choose us, so at what point does it all click? At what point does someone go from being that other person in my life to being the most important person in my life? Much… Continue reading Sundance: That Amazing Thing 'Boyhood,' 'Happy Christmas' and 'Laggies' All Have in Common
Note: This post was originally published on 10/21/13.
Before everyone has a collective heart attack, let’s make it very clear that we’re talking about a new Aliens video game, not a movie. However, the core idea behind it is rather intriguing, which is why we’re writing about it on Movies.com. The game in question is called Alien: Isolation, and Kotaku’s sources say it’ll actually be… Continue reading Ripley's Daughter Is Getting Her Own 'Aliens' Spin-off, and That's Not a Bad Thing (Updated)