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Awfully Good: Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace

TRANSCENDENCE was so bad it actually made me miss this movie… Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996) Director: Sam Firstenberg Stars: Matt Frewer, Austin O'Brien, Patrick Bergin Former gardener-turned-cyber deity Jobe is back once again to prove that Hollywood has no idea how computers work. I would like to say that LAWNMOWER...

I Want That: Limited edition 1:6 scale Sherlock Holmes & John Watson figures

UK's Big Chief Studios has created a couple of fantastic and very life-like figures of Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as John Watson from BBC's Sherlock. These 1:6th scale figures come with a diorama of 221B Baker Street, and a ton of accessories, including Sherlock's violin and skull, and Watson's walking stick. Big Chief Studios has...

Jessica Chastain might play Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik's Blonde

Back in 2010 we reported on a new movie about Marilyn Monroe called BLONDE from director Andrew Dominik (THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD, KILLING THEM SOFTLY) with Naomi Watts potentially playing the iconic actress. We haven't heard anything new on the project in a while, but it appears Dominik is trying to get it made again, because The Wrap is...

Gone Girl author on the changed ending for David Fincher's adaptation

Fans of Gillian Flynn's GONE GIRL were a little disappointed to learn the author rewrote the entire ending for David Fincher 's film earlier this year, however while taking part in a Reddit AMA yesterday, Flynn said the upcoming movie won't be that different from her novel. Those reports have been greatly exaggerated! Of course, the script has to be different...

DVD Review: Ride Along

Ben (Kevin Hart), a clumsy high-school security guard, has just been accepted into the Atlanta Police Academy, a move he hopes will get his girlfriend’s cop brother James (Ice Cube) to finally give his blessing to their relationship so they can get married. Annoyed at the prospect of the goofy, cowardly Ben becoming a fellow cop and marrying his sister, he takes him on a ride-along, which he...

The UnPopular Opinion: The Beach

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** With the recent news that Danny Boyle and Leonardo...

TV Review: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 Episode 19

NOTE: Join us every WEDNESDAY as we review the latest episode... EPISODE 19 : "The Only Light in the Darkness" SYNOPSIS:   With their world turned upside down, Coulson races to save the life of his one true love as the mystery of 'The Cellist,' which began in Marvel's THE AVENGERS is finally revealed. BREAKDOWN: (The following column...

Doug Liman in talks to direct adaptation of upcoming sci-fi book Railhead

Looks like Warner Bros. wants director Doug Liman for another sci-fi project. The studios' EDGE OF TOMORROW opens in a few weeks, and according to THR , they are in negotiations with Liman for an adaptation of an upcoming children's book called RAILHEAD. The novel comes from author Philip Reeve, who also wrote the Mortal Engines series, Here Lies Arthur and the...

Steven Yeun & Felicia Day to voice leads in animated feature for comic Chew

Here's something tasty for you to CHEW on tonight: THR has learned an animated version of the John Layman and Rob Guillory comic CHEW is in the works. Jeff Krelitz directed the animated TORCHWOOD: WEB OF LIES and PETER PANZERFAUST, and he will be helming the adaptation from a script by Layman. CHEW is a very funny, but also occasionally dark comic set in a world where bird meat is...

Awesome television spot with new footage for X-Men: Days of Future Past

A new TV spot for Bryan Singer 's X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST has been released, and although it's only thirty seconds long, contains a bunch of great new footage, including Nicholas Hoult transforming into Beast, and some action featuring Evan Jonigkei as Toad. Yes, most of the spot is footage we've already seen, but the new stuff is pretty cool. "I call them...

Cool Videos: Watch Steven Soderbergh's unofficial re-edit of Heaven's Gate

Michael Cimino 's HEAVEN'S GATE remains one of the biggest box office bombs of all time but has become more and more recognized as an achievement by many film fans and critics over the 34 years since it was released. The movie even garnered a Criterion edition which is not typically granted to bad movies. Featuring a sprawling cast that includes Kris Kristofferson ,...

New teaser for The Giver gives us the same footage but with a slight twist

When the first teaser arrived for THE GIVER, many noted the similarities with a number of young adult movies from recent years despite the award-winning novel having been published twenty years ago. It still looked intriguing with a large cast that includes Jeff Bridges , Meryl Streep , Katie Holmes , Alexander Skarsgard , Taylor Swift , and newcomer Brenton Thwaites . But, fans...