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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away at the age of 54, from complications suffered from a heart attack he had in July.
Known for his big build and deep voice, Duncan was in the prime of his life. His first movie role was in 1995's Friday, and he had several small parts playing bouncers and muscle men. It wasn't until 1997's Armageddon that he had a meatier role with more lines, playing one of the rough-and-tumble drilling crew drafted into blowing up an approaching asteroid.Read Full Article »
Thursday, July 28, 2016
When it comes to turning hit video games into movies, there doesn't appear to be a game over screen.Add a comment (0)
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Justice League Dark started out as a DC comic book, taking the universe's magical and supernatural A-listers and putting them in their own group book. For a brief while Guillermo del Toro was championing his idea of a live-action movie, but that appears to be on hold in favour of Wonder Woman, Batman, Aquaman and Justice League flicks in the next few years.Add a comment (0)
This past weekend the 2016 San Diego Comic Con took place. On the biggest attendance day of the con, one of the events was a panel celebrating the 30th anniversary of Aliens, released on July 20, 1986. Seven thousand fans sat inside Hall H cheering on star Sigourney Weaver, director James Cameron and another half-dozen of the cast and producing talent behind Aliens.
On one hand, it's incredible to think that, 30 years after the release of Aliens, it would still prove to be an incredibly popular and often quoted movie. The impact of Aliens on Hollywood's sequel factory and action/adventure landscape cannot be dismissed.Add a comment (0)
Sunday, July 24, 2016
At Comic Con yesterday the first look at Star Trek Discovery, Bryan Fuller's new Trek TV show debuting in January 2017, made its appearance. If you haven't seen it yet, here's the footage showing a brief look at the new starship, the USS Discovery, emerging from a tunneled-out base inside an asteroid:Add a comment (0)
Friday, January 8, 2016
If you recall the scene in Blade Runner where Harrison Ford's detective is shown the replicants that he's hunting, you might remember that the birthdays (or "incept dates") were also given. Today is January 8, 2016 -- the on-screen incept date for th replicants' leader, Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer).Add a comment (0)
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Creed II is happening. This is fact: Sylvester Stallone said so today. And it's a no-brainer because of the success of the first movie, with $103 million domestic on a $30 mil budget.
The question now is: what will Creed II be about? Will Adonis Creed do what Rocky did in his first sequel and win the championship? And will it be a rematch or against a new opponent?Add a comment (0)
Saturday, January 2, 2016
With another $34 million dollars added to its North American take, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has now passed Titanic to become the second-largest domestic movie of all-time. It's also eclipsed Jurassic World as 2015's biggest movie.Add a comment (0)
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Star Trek Axanar is a labor of love for its enthusiasts, a prequel film made by fans of the original TV series that aims to be as professionally made as any Hollywood production. Drawing upon one of the original episodes of the original Star Trek series, Axanar tells the story of a young Starfleet Captain Garth, the legendary future hero of Izar that was instrumental in ending the four-year war with the Klingon Empire.Add a comment (0)
Monday, December 28, 2015
The first official photos showing Benedict Cumberbatch as Marvel's movie version of Doctor Strange have been released. The good doctor has the cover of this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, as well as several interior shots showing Strange wearing his magical costume and the mystical Eye of Agamotto, the pendant that lies on his chest and gives him considerable magical power.Add a comment (0)
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Eight grumpy folk from the 19th century are snowed in. Most of them have guns and attitudes, and ain't afraid to use either of the two to disrupt each other's company.
Welcome to the eighth movie by director Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight.
The second trailer for the December 25th release dropped online today. Ironically enough, the marketing embraces the Yueltide season by making fun of it: go see The Hateful Eight with someone you hate. That sounds about right for spending time with the family during the holidays.Add a comment (0)
Monday, October 26, 2015
The first full-length glimpse of Jared Leto as The Joker in David Ayer's Suicide Squad movie has come out. Now we can finally get a complete look at the Joker's new look in his first post-Dark Knight screen role, and it takes the clown prince of crime into a new direction.Add a comment (0)
Sunday, October 11, 2015
In a little less than three months from now Star Wars: The Force Awakens will arrive in theaters. Surprisingly, there are a staggering number of big mysteries that are still unknown, especially given that the franchise in question is Star Wars.Add a comment (0)
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Ant-Man, Marvel Studios' 12th entry into their cinematic universe, offers die-hard comic book fans another heaping of movie easter eggs for them to enjoy. As was the case with earlier Marvel movies, Ant-Man takes delight in bring able to let viewers connect the dots between Marvel's other entries into their shared movie universe, as well as pay homage to the Marvel comics where Ant-Man and his pals originally came from.Add a comment (0)
Thursday, November 7, 2013
We knew that Marvel had been shopping around a mega-sized TV package to prospective networks but until today the details weren't known. Well, the deal has been struck and it'll be on Netflix where we'll see the next wave of Marvel TV shows. And based on the news that the House of Ideas issued today about their deal, the plan is to build a Television Marvel Universe to serve as a companion to the Cinematic Marvel Universe we've already got.Add a comment (1)
Sunday, November 3, 2013
One of my absolute favorite Pixar films is Monsters Inc. When I first watched it back in 2001, the movie's charm and charisma swept me away. I loved how Team Pixar was able to assemble a story that explained (in a childlike fantasy way) how the world of monsters intersected with the world of human children and also include a strong emotional connection between the film's two main characters, Mike and Sully, and their little ward Boo. After Finding Nemo it's my favorite Pixar movie of all-time.Add a comment (0)