Flying Cars and Talking Apes: Five Far-Flung Futures of Cinema

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Science fiction is a medium that can be seen as a predictive barometer for where humanity is headed. These predictions for our society are many, varied, and include both our greatest hopes, and the sum of our fears. We all wish for things like flying cars and weather control, but  … Continue reading

Hulk says: YOU NO PANIC OVER MARVEL NEGOTIATIONS!

HULK SMA-..err okay so Hulk didn’t actually say that, but Mark Ruffalo sure did. During these past couple of weeks, there have been rumors about Robert Downey Jr. butting heads with Marvel and Disney, attempting to find some common ground on what they think should be “adequate payment” for future … Continue reading

Interview with the Star Trek Into Darkness twins, Katie & Kellie

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Meet Katie and Kellie Cockrell. They are twins who are going to be in the big blockbuster sci-fi flick, Star Trek Into Darkness. What role will they play in the movie? Let’s just say it involves Chris Pine’s Captain Kirk. We had the chance to chat with the lovely twins … Continue reading

The final battle of Gandalf vs. Dumbledore

Since the dawn of nerds, there have been epic feuds between fan favorites on who would win in such a battle, especially between Hogwarts own Dumbledore and the wizard Gandalf of Middle-earth. Gandalf is the wizard of all wizards in Middle-earth, and Dumbledore is the wizard who acted as a … Continue reading

Hero Complex Film Fest: The Devil’s Backbone/Pan’s Labyrinth and Guillermo Del Toro

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Saturday at the Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Fest, Guillermo del Toro was on hand to discuss not only The Devil’s Backbone and Pan’s Labyrinth, but also his other (many, many) projects on his plate. Guillermo Del Toro gave updates on his in development project Justice League Dark and … Continue reading

Hero Complex Film Fest: They Live/Halloween and John Carpenter

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Friday night at the opening of the Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Fest, the legendary filmmaker John Carpenter was there to talk about his extraordinary career. It was after the screening of the cult classic They Live that John Carpenter gets more in-depth about his movies. The two things … Continue reading

Stop motion gods: In memory of Ray Harryhausen

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The temple flickers in shades of black and red, our hero waits behind a pillar for what seems like ages. The guardian of this fetid palace slithers among the crumbling remains of her prey, searching for her next victim. Armed with sword and shield, our hero knows that his next … Continue reading

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney get stuck in space in ‘Gravity’

Gravity is an upcoming movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts. In the movie, Sandra plays Ryan Stone. She is a medical engineer who’s on her first space mission. Accompanying her is Clooney as Matt Kowalsky. This wouldn’t be a sci-fi thriller without something bad happening; for example, their … Continue reading

New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Shredder has possibly been cast!

We have just gotten word that the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film announced that actor William Fichtner has joined the cast. Even though it has not been officially announced, Deadline is reporting that The Dark Knight actor is taking up the mantel of a “lead role with iconic stature … Continue reading

Leiji Matsumoto’s Captain Harlock gets its first eye poppin’ trailer

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Update: The video has been removed at the request of Toei Animation. The first international trailer for Toei Animation’s first CG feature based on Leiji Matsumoto’s Captain Harlock has just hit the internet. Working under the title Harlock: Space Pirate, the movie is about Harlock and his band of outlaws that fight against Earth’s … Continue reading