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Destroy All Monsters: As The DCEU Burns, The Studio's Model Needs To Change

There are two general narratives among film fans with respect to superhero movies, which somewhat overlap: 1. The Marvel Cinematic Universe films are samey studio product with predictable beats and styles, lacking the stamp of directorial control; (I don't really...

Destroy All Monsters: What Did Josh Trank Do?

Hollywood has become fond of up-jumping single-credit indie filmmakers (Gareth Edwards, Josh Trank, Marc Webb, Jon Watts) into gargantuan projects (Godzilla, Fantastic Four, The Amazing Spider-Man, Whatever The Next Spider-Man Reboot Will Be Called). Like everything else Hollywood-related in the...

Have Your Say: How Fantastic Are Your FANTASTIC FOUR?

Currently there is a new Fantastic Four film in theaters worldwide, and the word is... I wouldn't even call it mixed. I'm wondering if it could possibly be more hated if Freddy Prinze Jr. and Matthew Lillard were in the...

Review: FANTASTIC FOUR Reboot Made From Unstable Molecules

Sigh. I guess it's clobberin' time... Not to spoil anything, but at the end of 20th Century Fox's latest reboot of the Fantastic Four, we're left with a giant crater. In more ways than one. The pop culture desolation remaining in...

FANTASTIC FOUR: Watch Out, Doom Is Coming In The New Trailer

Here is the official trailer for Josh Trank's Fantastic Four. This latest version of their story stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Bell. It features our first look at Toby Kebbell as Doctor Doom and we also...

Review: INSURGENT Is Dystop-less

Part two of the big screen adaptation of Veronica Roth's bestselling series of YA sci-fi novels boasts a larger budget and sharper hairstyles than its predecessor, but remains incapable of stepping out from the long shadow cast by rival franchise...

Your First Look At Aaron Eckhart And Miles Teller In BLEED FOR THIS

We have your first look at Aaron Eckhart and Miles Teller in Ben Younger's third feature film Bleed For This. You do not get a really good look at Eckhart but a buff Teller is front and center in the...

THE FANTASTIC FOUR Reboot Teaser Wants Us To Be Ready ...

The latest superhero franchise to get itself a rapid fire reboot - joining Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk in that regard - is The Fantastic Four and while news of the previous two franchises getting a fresh start was met...

Review: WHIPLASH Taps A Confident Beat

It's a pretty quick turnaround to go from Sundance 2013 award-winning short film to Sundance 2014 opening nighter. But for 28-year-old director Damien Chazelle, when opportunity knocks, there's no need to bide your time. It's no surprise that Jason Blum...

FANTASTIC FOUR Casting Rumors Heat Up

The latest Fantastic Four casting rumors claim, essentially, that the cast is set. According to The Wrap, Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station) will play Johnny Storm (aka the Human Torch), confirming rumors that have been floating around for quite a...

Sundance 2014 Review: WHIPLASH Confidently Marches To A Different Beat

It's a pretty quick turnaround to go from Sundance 2013 award-winning short film to Sundance 2014 opening nighter. But for 28-year-old director Damien Chazelle, when opportunity knocks, there's no need to bide your time. It's no surprise that Jason...

Review: THE SPECTACULAR NOW, Coming Of Age As A Beautiful Experience

The late John Hughes was the man in Hollywood who understood teenagers and teen angst better than anyone else in the industry. He knew how to tell beautiful stories about how being young can sometimes be weird and confusing, and...

SPECTACULAR NOW Trailer Sweet Talks Its Way Into Summer

The temperature is heading ever upward in the Northern Hemisphere. As the outside air warms up, and bodies begin to sweat, and clothes begin to stick to bodies, the thoughts of teenagers -- and those who remember their teen years...

Review: 21 AND OVER Makes Binge Drinking A Laughing Matter

Since I didn't go to college and didn't get drunk in my early 20s, some movies are less fathomable to me than others. Case in point: 21 & Over, a mixed-message spiritual cousin to The Hangover, whose writers make their...

Sundance 2013 Review: THE SPECTACULAR NOW is an Important Coming-of-Age Movie About Teens for Adults

The late John Hughes was the man in Hollywood who understood teenagers and teen angst better than anyone else in the industry. He knew how to tell beautiful stories about how sometimes being young can be weird and confusing,...