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An Impassioned Defense of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

It takes big risks for a superhero movie.<p>I walked into the theater knowing that everyone hated it. I had seen the headlines scrolling down my newsfeed, and they looked brutal. Still, there was no way I wasn't going to see <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> on opening weekend.<p>At 34 years old, I'm a …

Comic Books

9. Nil By Mouth

<b>The Film:</b> In all honesty, once the nominations for the 70th Academy Awards were announced in 1998, not many held hope that Gary Oldman's searing …

Hayden Christensen Opens Up About Leaving Hollywood After Star Wars: 'Success Felt Too Handed to Me'

Before Daisy Ridley and John Boyega became the fresh, young faces of <i>Star Wars</i>, Hayden Christensen was the most famous newcomer in the galaxy.<p>Like his …

Star Wars

George Lucas says he sold 'Star Wars' to 'white slavers'

Lucas, who created the "Star Wars" saga, said he was against making the new movie "for the fans" and felt he sold the company he created, Lucasfilm, to "the white slavers," referring to Disney. [<b>UPDATE:</b> Lucas has issued an apology for his remark to Disney.]<p>This is somewhat surprising because Lucas …

6. Supreme Leader Snoke's CGI Is...Not Great

Much was made pre-release of Abrams' insistence upon using practical visual effects over computer-generated ones, except where this simply wasn't …

Star Wars : 15 Books About the Films That Created a Galaxy and Changed the World

I recently did a compilation, "50 Books About <i>Star Wars</i>." I was stunned by the dozens of books devoted to the subject and how profoundly influential the series has been in our culture. Darth Vader is one of the most recognized images on the planet and <i>Star Wars</i> is one of the biggest franchises in …

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the best shooter game of 2015

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III is one of the finest installments in a series that has generated $10 billion in lifetime revenue. The single-player campaign is challenging, surprising, and has more interesting missions that take full advantage of the next-generation game consoles. It’s too …

Alice In Wonderland

One of the most bizarre moments in 'The Walk' actually happened

Philippe Petit became famous around the world for walking a high wire between the Twin Towers in 1974.<p>Robert Zemeckis' new movie "The Walk" depicts his incredible feat. And though Petit admits some things in the movie didn't happen he confirms one of the most bizarre moments in the movie really did.<p>…

Jurassic World director: "the trailer showed too much"

<b>This piece contains a mild spoiler for Jurassic World, albeit one that's been all over the promos for the film.</b><p>For the second time this summer, a …

40 Things that Wouldn’t Have Happened Without Jaws

As the original summer blockbuster turns 40, we look back at its impact on pop culture—for better and for worse.<p>If you’re afraid of the ocean generally or sharks specifically, odds are good that your fear can be traced back to June 20, 1975. It was on this day that <i>Jaws</i> swam menacingly into more …

White Shark

Mark Hamill felt forced into returning for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Hamill said he, his wife, and Carrie Fisher were invited to a lunch by George Lucas' people while at a "Star Wars" event.<p>It struck Hamill as a bit odd. The actor figured it meant something big was going on; however, he never imagined it was another trilogy.<p>"George had told me specifically, he …

Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer: Han Solo returns

The new trailer reintroduces fans to a certain scruffy smuggler and teases key details of what to expect in the movie, writes Christian Blauvelt.<p>The internet blew up like the Death Star when the second teaser for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens hit YouTube on 16 April. Fans of George …

Star Wars

Daredevil: what to expect from Netflix and Marvel's Man Without Fear | Polygon

Daredevil has one gigantic difference from any other superhero of the time: He's blind<p>"Could the radioactive elements which struck my eyes have anything to do with my increased powers??"<p>Daredevil's history is darker for lack of a better word, with many of his best stories heavily inspired by film …

Original 'Star Wars' Trilogies to Make Digital Debut This Week

The first six "Star Wars" movies will make their digital debut this week, available for online purchase for the first time ever.<p>Disney, Lucasfilm, and 20th Century Fox (the studio that released the first six movies) made the announcement Monday, touting the release of "The 'Star Wars' Digital Movie …

Star Wars

Fast & Furious 7: 'Paul Walker's the star of our film, and he should be celebrated'

Universal Pictures decided to give the late actor a starring role in its marketing campaign for Fast & Furious 7 – with a little help from its millions of social media fans<p>Paul Walker is all over the world. As Universal Picture’s Fast & Furious 7 is expected to screech out of the blocks across the …

Movies

How a simple wooden plank helped create the greatest fight in 'Star Wars: Episode I'

When "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace" opened in theaters May 19, 1999 the anticipation for the continuation of the saga was palpable. Fans would finally get the first three installments leading up to "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope." All those hours of discussing what led Obi-Wan Kenobi …

God of War 3 Remastered - Announce Trailer PS4 - IGN Video

One of the best-looking games on the PlayStation 3 is getting the HD treatment and other improvements for the PlayStation 4.

PlayStation

Nvidia Titan X Graphics Card Review: Future-Proofing The 4K Game

As we’ve already concluded, Nvidia’s Titan X is the best single-GPU graphics card on the market. Of course, there exists a myriad of talking points and nuanced analysis that must be explored before the majority of us even consider plunking down $1000 for <i>any</i> addition to our rig. Over the course of …

Supercomputers

Marvel is killing 33 comics to end the universe

To hasten the death of the entire universe, Marvel Comics will end 33 comic books, according to David Gabriel, Marvel's SVP of sales and marketing.<p>The casualties will amass as a result of the Secret Wars storyline, which will begin in May. By the time Secret Wars wraps up, the Marvel Universe and …

Here's why HBO isn't developing a Game of Thrones movie

While HBO has renewed the popular <i>Game of Thrones</i> for a sixth season, the network has no plans to develop the series into a feature film, programming president Michael Lombardo told Entertainment Weekly.<p>According to Lombardo, the decision against producing a feature film is due to HBO's current …

Oscar Isaac's X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Costume Will Use Both Practical and Digital Effects

None of George Lucas' Ideas Were Used in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

New 'The Walking Dead' Trailer Promises 'This Isn't the End'

Another new trailer for the the midseason premiere of "The Walking Dead" is here, and while it's a bit more action-packed than its predecessor, it's still a bit vague on just what lies ahead for Rick and the rest of the group.<p>Like every season before it, we can expect lots of zombie killing …

The Walking Dead

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Concept Art Shows Max von Sydow's Character

Honest Movie Posters for the 2015 Oscar Nominees

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Universe

MAD MAX Caricature Art by Tim Odland