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Wes Anderson Is an Advertising Genius: 15 Amazing Commercials Directed by the Indie Auteur — Watch

You don't have to go to the movie theater or On Demand to watch the brilliance of Wes Anderson.<p>Wes Anderson is easily one of the most singular voices …

The biggest box office flop from the year you were born

With "Black Panther" breaking records and making box office history last week, it's always good to remember that for every amazing movie there's a flop or two waiting to happen.<p>From critically panned movies like "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" to beloved cult classics like "The Adventures of …

Universal Pictures

‘It: Chapter Two’: Dream Casting the Stars Who Should Join Jessica Chastain in Horror Sequel

With the Oscar nominee reportedly set to star in Andy Muschietti's much-hyped sequel, we cast the rest of the now-adult Losers Club, one that just …

20 somber cover songs used in movie trailers, ranked

The sad song cover is the biggest thing to happen to movie trailers since the <i>Inception</i> “braam.” It’s hard to pinpoint where it all began, but they’ve …

Marvel Report Card 2017

It's putting it lightly to say Marvel had a tumultuous 2017. With the comics end of the business seemingly hopscotching from controversy to controversy, the Marvel Cinematic Universe dug its heels into some vibrant, fresh new ground, making the sharp divide between the two divisions of the brand …

The Best Tracks Of 2017

It's been a good year for movies and, arguably, an even <i>better</i> year for movie music. From <i>Mr. Blue Sky</i> to Childish Gambino, Fleetwood Mac to Hans …

Ranking the core Mega Man games

Just in time for the 30th anniversary, all 20 games starring Capcom’s original Blue Bomber ranked from worst to first<p>Capcom’s <i>Mega Man</i> for NES turns 30 years-old this week. Although the series sat dormant for the better part of a decade, fans were thrilled to learn the 11th chapter in the Super …

How 'The Room' Went From Disastrous Flop to Cult Phenomenon

The inspiration for James Franco's 'Disaster Artist' had possibly the worst premiere in Hollywood history ("One of the most embarrassing evenings of …

Here's what the new Disney/Fox merger looks like

Walt Disney Company announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox, including Fox's movie studio and …

Walt Disney Company

A body double, CGI skull, and secret filming sessions: Inside the yearlong process to bring this beloved character to the 'Blade Runner' sequel

With a total of 1,200 visual effects shots in "Blade Runner 2049" — that comes out to 1:45 of the movie's total running time of 2:43 — Oscar-winning VFX supervisor John Nelson and his team logged in major hours to go a step beyond the 1982 original movie's legendary sci-fi look.<p>But there was a …

Blade Runner

Nightfire: how a forgotten video game could save the James Bond films from terminal mediocrity

The year 2002 was significant for James Bond. It was the franchise's 40th year as a box office attraction - particularly impressive when you remember that Ian Fleming's creation had faced down the threat of redundancy after the USSR’s demise.<p>But Bond was always his worst enemy. Fans of the series …

DC vs. Marvel: Why the Rivalry Is Bigger than 'Justice League'

The companies' friendly rivalry has turned a bit sour as star comics writer Brian Michael Bendis defects and Warners insiders fret about its A-list …

Get to know the films of Taika Waititi, the brilliantly funny director of Thor: Ragnarok

His earlier films are filled with offbeat humor and outsiders' stories.<p>For a certain subset of movie fans, the news that <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> would be directed by Taiki Waititi was cause for great celebration. The 42-year-old director, who hails from Wellington, New Zealand, has built a career on stories …

Los Angeles

Hems Deep: The Best Movies From Each Hemsworth Brother

<b>* Did you know there’s a third Hemsworth brother?</b> <b><br>* Watch the Hemsworth brothers’ most note-worthy TV shows and films</b> <b><br>* 12 Strong in theaters now</b><p>​​One …

‘Amityville: The Awakening’ Made Just $742 This Weekend, One of the Worst Openings of All Time

Jennifer Jason Leigh and Bella Thorne star in the long-delayed sequel.<p>Have you heard of “Amityville: The Awakening?” Neither has anyone else, it …

Harvey Weinstein

Jordan Peele sneaks into a film class screening ‘Get Out’

It never dawned on UCLA professor Tananarive Due that she could teach a black horror course before the horror movie <i>Get Out</i> was released this year. …

The New Mutants, explained

The first second generation of the X-Men<p>Have you watched the New Mutants trailer yet? Are you wondering exactly where the producers of the X-Men movie franchise think they’re going with this? Just who <i>are</i> the New Mutants, and what makes them so new?<p>Reader, read on.<p>What is <i>The New Mutants</i>?<p><i>The New</i> …

7 Movie Sequels That Completely Missed The Point Of The Originals

The instinct to cash in on a hit movie with a sequel is entirely understandable, but the least filmmakers can do is actually get what made the …

Sequels

The Snowman, Yogi Bear and Hollywood's unintentionally funny movie posters

The campaign for serial killer thriller The Snowman has gone viral for all the wrong reasons, and it’s not the first time a designer has caused accidental lols<p>Although I’m obviously no expert, it wouldn’t surprise me if The Snowman turned out to be a historic flop. That isn’t a slight against Jo …

The ‘Fast & Furious’ Cast Feud Keeps Getting Messier: A Timeline

Lord in heaven help me, I cannot get enough of the <i>Fast & Furious</i> drama. I know it’s ugly to admit. And hypocritical, too, as I have a long and storied history of scoffing dismissively at headlines about the Kardashian family and their assorted doings. But I can’t help it. It’s like oxygen to me. Or …

joethewong: REVIEW - Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Director Matthew Vaughn and Mark Millar go together like peanut butter and jam. Millar's Kick-Ass comic line transform seamlessly to the big screen …

How Bollywood stereotypes the West

Hollywood often stereotypes India – but films made in India can paint a clichéd portrait of the West, and of Indian emigrants too, writes Laya Maheshwari.<p>In 2015, President Barack Obama was invited to be the guest of honour at India’s Republic Day parade. One thing kept his team up all night in the …

Bollywood

LC Loves: What Happened to WarioWare?

During the heyday of the Nintendo DS and Wii, one of my favorite go to game series when throwing a party was the WarioWare set of games. These wacky, …

Video: Exploring The 8-Bit Mega Man Games Of The SNES Era

AKA: The ones everyone forgot to play

Feature: Looking Back On Enhanced Versions Of Pokémon Games

<b>Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon</b> were revealed back in June with the promise of having an alternate story. We didn't really get much information to …

How James Bond Ends

What the final film in the Daniel Craig era can learn from past mistakes.<p>Daniel Craig recently announced on <i>The Late Show with Stephen Colbert</i> that, …

The Pre-Wonder Woman Roles That Almost Made Gal Gadot a Star

The actress recently revealed that she was passed over for Mad Max: Fury Road.<p>Landing <i>Wonder Woman</i> gave <b>Gal Gadot</b> a one-way ticket to Hollywood’s A-list, but it was a long, long journey to the top. The actress, who will forever be synonymous with Diana Prince, struggled for a long period before her …

Biggest mistakes in movies... and the people who regret making them

Regrets? We've all had a few. Most people's mistakes, however, aren't captured on camera for the rest of eternity. Pity, then, the red-faced actors …

Winners And Losers At The 2017 Summer Box Office

While there have been a number of good — and some <i>very</i> good — movies to open this summer, the box office hasn’t reflected the quality. This summer is down nearly a whopping $1 billion in box-office dollars from last summer, according to Box Office Mojo, and last summer wasn’t exactly a great year, …

Video game developers confess their hidden tricks at last

First shots from an enemy in BioShock always miss<p>Jennifer Scheurle opened up a can of game-design whoopass on Thursday.<p>Scheurle, a designer with Opaque Space (whose current project is the virtual reality game <i>Earthlight</i>) tossed out an open question on Twitter that will make you question what really …

Game Development