The UnPopular Opinion: Pan

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**** There are certain formulas that are prevalent in...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Top 5 Underrated Movies of 2015

Well Schmoes, as 2015 draws to a close we reflect on a year of ups and downs at the movies, both critically and financially. There were some surprises in regards to which highly anticipated movies lived up to their trailers and marketing as well as some dark horses that came out of nowhere to really steal the show. But, if there is one thing for certain, there are always movies...
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What's New in Blu-ray and DVD releases this month? (December 2015)

This month on Blu-ray and DVD, Marvel has another smash with ANT-MAN , Tom Cruise reprises Ethan Hunt in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION , the MINIONS get their own movie, Mark Wahlberg reteams with a vulgar bear for TED 2 , FANTASTIC 4 tries yet again, AMY Winehouse gets the doc treatment, Danny Boyle flies with PAN , Tobey Maguire plays chess in PAWN...
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Pan failures may have cost Joe Wright his next directing job

It's been reported that Warner Bros. might lose as much as $150 million on its critically panned PAN, and according to The Wrap , the film's box office failures may have also cost Joe Wright his next directing gig. Insiders tell the site that earlier this month Wright was in negotiations to direct Lionsgate's planned Julius Caesar flick EMPEROR, however those talks...
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Review: Pan

  PLOT: In WW2-era London, young Peter (Levi Miller) is snatched from his orphanage and sent to Neverland, where he’s made a slave under the evil pirate Blackbeard ( Hugh Jackman ). With the help of a roguish fellow prisoner, James Hook ( Garrett Hedlund ) Peter escapes his fate and discovers a tribe of warriors led by Tiger Lily ( Rooney Mara ) and her father, who believe...
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Holy pudding! Check out Joe Wright's 3D vision for Pan in this featurette!

Joe Wright 's PAN offers a new take on the classic story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny - to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. As with most films these days, PAN will see a 3D release, but the filmmakers are here to tell you why it's going to be worth your while...
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Cool Videos: Hugh Jackman surprises Wolverine fan through Make-A-Wish

I think we all know how passionate Hugh Jackman is about playing the role of Wolverine, but that also extends to Wolverine's many fans. In this video, Kyle and Jackie O with KIIS 1065 worked with Make-A-Wish Foundation to bring Wolverine fan, Dominic, up close and personal to one of his heroes. Leave it up to Jackman to be a total badass and warm some hearts all at the same time!...
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The 2015 Fall Movie Preview

Now that the bang, pop, and sometimes fizzle of the summer box office is at a close it's time to gear up for the fall roll out, which bears some carry over of summer spectacle, but way more of your golden trophy contenders. This fall sees a number of high-profile titles and we narrowed down our list to the Top 25 that we're most excited to see. From sequels to adaptations to rejuvenated...
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Adventure raises it's sails in the latest trailer for Joe Wright's Pan

PAN may be a confusing movie for some who don't understand why Blackbeard is like Captain Hook and Captain Hook looks like Indiana Jones and sounds like Heath Ledger 's Joker. So, Warner Bros has delivered a new trailer that capitalizes on the copious amounts of action in the epic fantasy film. This new trailer pays extra attention to the prophecy hinted at in the earlier previews that...
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Get a better look at Neverland with this new trailer for Joe Wright's Pan

A second PAN trailer has been released, and while I'm still not sold on the film, I will say this new trailer is an improvement over the first one . The latest look at director Joe Wright 's Peter Pan origin movie explores different areas of Neverland that didn't appear in the original trailer, and contains a bunch of other new footage, although it again features Garrett...
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Joe Wright's Pan vacates its summer release date, moves to the fall

In an effort to find itself a little breathing room from the blockbusters of summer, Warner Bros. has moved Joe Wright 's PAN from it's previous release of July 24, 2015 to the much more comfortable date of October 9, 2015 . Had PAN opened in July it would have found itself sandwiched between ANT-MAN , TRAINWRECK , PIXELS , and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE ROGUE NATION ; a smart...
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Joe Wright's Pan gets a short teaser courtesy of Hugh Jackman

It's time to talk what everyone else has been babbling about this week. That's right! The new PAN poster that debuted on Tuesday ! We've all been waiting for a second trailer to see if director Joe Wright can bring something new to the table, and while we don't have that, it looks like Hugh Jackman is making good with his fans by unleashing a new teaser via his...
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