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Review: MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT Cruise Controls to a Blast

We should all choose to accept it: the Mission: Impossible series is among the very best film franchises going.   Beginning with Brian De Palma’s 1996 paranoid knotty classic Mission: Impossible, the series has never truly disappointed.  Even John Woo’s...

TERMINAL Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray And a Signed Poster

We have a very exciting giveaway for our readers this week. Vaughan Stein's directorial debut Terminal, starring Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg, Mike Meyers, Dexter Fletcher and Max Irons, will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on June 26, 2018.  ...

SLAUGHTERHOUSE RULEZ: Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Return to The Comedy-Horror Genre as Producers

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, stars of the Three Flavors Coronetto Trilogy directed by Edgar Wright, have formed their own film and television production banner, Stolen Picture. With their new production company they will look to make projects geared for...

Trieste 2016 Review: FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK, A Fascinating Portrait

More than any other character or image from the 50-year culture phenomenon that is Star Trek, arguably nothing is more instantly recognizable than Spock, and his gesture of greeting. When Leonard Nimoy died last year, the outpouring of affection was...

Fantasia 2016 Interview: Adam Nimoy Remembers Leonard in FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK

The name Nimoy is very well-known in the worlds of celebrity, pop culture, and sci-fi fandom; Leonard Nimoy was a titan of all of these worlds, and is one of the most recognizable --- and beloved --- figures of them...

Destroy All Monsters: FIRST CONTACT Is When STAR TREK Sold Out

Look at them guns! That's Patrick Stewart in 1996's Star Trek: First Contact, a movie which had a lot of actual guns in it, too, arming the crew of the Starship Enterprise with their own skinny version of the pulse...

New STAR TREK BEYOND Trailer Goes Where No One Has Gone Before

I have no idea what to expect from Star Trek Beyond. Oh, I've been keeping up with the marketing and, especially, the trailers. The first one, released back in December, appeared to promise a "goofy adventure," as our own Todd...

First STAR TREK BEYOND Trailer Is An Odd - But Fun - Blend Of Influences

Right. I think it's safe to say that where Star Trek is concerned the time has come to pretty much throw expectations aside as far as how the Trek universe is supposed to behave and just kind of roll with...

Hey Australia! Win Tickets To See ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING In Cinemas!

Thanks to Australian distributor Icon Film Distribution, we have FIVE double passes for Absolutely Anything to give away to our readers. This outrageous comedy is directed by Terry Jones (Life of Brian) and stars Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Joanna Lumley,...

STAR TREK: Stream Me Up, Scotty

A new Star Trek series is on its way to the streaming universe. The series will debut in January 2017, according to Deadline, and will be available to watch exclusively on CBS All Access, a streaming service available on a...

READY PLAYER ONE: Olivia Cooke's Gonna Hunt Some Eggs In Spielberg's Novel Adaptation

Olivia Cooke has landed a lead role in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Cline's sci-fi dystopian novel Ready Player One, according to The Wrap.Addendum - THR reported, If a deal is made, Cooke would play the teen's love interest and competitor, a Canadian blogger...

Destroy All Monsters: The "It's Not CGI" Lie

Bless Tom Cruise for clambering up the outside of an escaping cargo plane in the breathless opening minutes of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Bless him, too, for taking to the internet a week or two ago to assure us that...

The Many Faces Of Simon Pegg

Last week brought a new installment in the Mission: Impossible series, and with it a supporting appearance by Simon Pegg. For some time, just after his international breakthrough, it seemed Simon was some kind of superman. Whether you were checking...

Review: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION, Back To Basics And All The Better For It

Ethan Hunt and co. are back in a familiar yet thrilling new instalment to the Mission Impossible franchise, which sees IMF's top agent face his most formidable foe yet. Following right on cue from Mad Max: Fury Road, Rogue Nation...

STAR TREK 3 Will Go BEYOND, Director Justin Lin Reveals Title And Uniform Pic

Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin revealed the new title of the third film in the latest incarnation of the famed sci fi franchise. The Beyond part does hint in a way that the crew of the Enterprise finally pull out...

Simon Pegg! Monty Python! Robin Williams! It's The Trailer For Terry Jones' ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING!

Terry Jones has gone and gotten the Monty Python gang back together - along with a couple of notable outside additions- for his latest directorial effort and after a long wait the first trailer for his Absolutely Anything has finally...

STAR TREK 3: Idris Elba In Talks To Play The Villain?

Variety is reporting that their sources close to the production of Star Trek 3 have found out that Idris Elba (Pacific Rim, Avengers Age of Ultron and Thor The Dark World) is in talks to take up the role of...

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE ROGUE NATION: More Insane Action In Full Trailer

You got to hand it to Tom Cruise. He will pull all the stops out to give us an entertaining movie. If that means he straps himself to the outside of a plane then by golly he is going to...

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5 ROGUE NATION: Trailer Aims For New Heights, Literally

The first look trailer for Mission Impossible 5 Rogue Nation has popped up and there is no messing with a winning formula. Big stunts. Hot cars. Long legs. Yep. It is all in there. Including what is probably Tom Cruise's...

STAR TREK 3: Simon Pegg To Co-Write New Script

Deadline reported last night that 'Tim Beasley' is writing the script for the third Star Trek film.Simon Pegg. One of our planet's most successful and well known nerds has landed the writing gig for the third Star Trek film. He...