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Review: DARK PHOENIX, Lightly Entertaining

Sophie Turner is the focus of Simon Kinberg's directorial debut as the X-Men saga comes to a conclusion (again).

NEUROMANCER: DEADPOOL's Tim Miller Latest Director Attached to Cyberpunk Novel Adaptation

Deadline is reporting that Deadpool's Tim Miller looks to have landed the plum gig of directing Fox's adaptation of William Gibson's cyberpunk opus Neuromancer. The current attempt at the adaptation is being produced by Simon Kinberg, his Deadpool producer.   ...

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...

Review: In X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, Greed Is God

The 1980s are back whether we like it or not. Like Zack Snyder's Watchmen before it, X-Men: Apocalypse adapts mainstream super hero comic book material from the eighties as taking place then. Like that film, it tries hard, but remains...

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Trailer Teases Massive Scale Mutant Action

It's back to the past for the latest of Bryan Singer's X-Men adventures with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender et al donning the suits for X-Men: Apocalypse. And while the titular Apocalypse himself continues to look far more silly than threatening...

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...

Josh Trank No Longer Directing Second STAR WARS Anthology Film

THR is reporting that Josh Trank will not direct the second Stars Wars anthology film. "After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented people at Lucasfilm, I'm making a personal decision to move forward...

X MEN APOCALYPSE: First Look At Jean Grey And Jubilee

As production moves along on X Men Apocalypse director Brian Singer teased our first look at Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) and Jubilee through his Instagram account. Game of Thrones' Turner and newcomer Lana Condor mug for a candid shot, in costume....

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...

Olivia Munn Joins X-MEN APOCALYPSE As Psylocke

Having never been given a fair shot at the mutant game in previous X-Men films things are about to change for a fan favorite character, Psylocke. X-Men Apocalypse director Brian Singer announced today via his Instagram account that Olivia Munn (The...

THE LEVIATHAN: Simon Kinberg And Neill Blomkamp Join As Producers

Things are ramping up for Ruairi Robinson's potentially awesome sci-fi pic, The Leviathan. It has only been a short while since the director dropped his proof of concept like an atomic bomb last week, clocking in over 1 million views already....

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...

Destroy All Monsters: Superheroes Last All Summer Long

Note: Major spoilers for X-Men 7 follow. In the last scene of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine wanders through X-Men Heaven, distinguishable from the church at the end of LOST only by the absence of pan-theistic iconography in the...

Review: X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, Grim Yet Satisfactory

The makers of the latest installment of a superhero franchise based on comic book characters set themselves a tall order: a prequel that is also a sequel to more than one movie, as well as the middle installment of a...

Final X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Trailer Rolls Out The Big Names

Director Bryan Singer plays school teacher calling out the morning attendance in the latest - and apparently final - trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Days Of Future Past and it would appear that everyone's in class. This one plays like...

Another Day, Another Uninspiring X-MEN Trailer

It's at the minute and fifty second mark of the latest trailer for Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days Of Future Past that the trailer gods were kind enough to make explicit what had been bothering me about it until that point....

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...

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST: Watch The Japanese Teaser

To put it mildly, I did not like the first trailer for Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days Of Future Past. At all. Enough so that I was hesitant to click on the new Japanese teaser for the film. I don't like...