It's taken over 30 years for the film adaptation of the JG Ballard novel, High-Rise, to be made. Directed by Ben Wheatley (The ABCs of Death, Doctor Who), the dystopian science fiction takes place in the 1970s and focuses on class warfare within a modern, luxury high rise. The building is filled to the brim [...]
The highest grossing film in China is coming to the US in January. We have the first US trailer, and it is -insane-. Check it out below and let us know if you'll be checking this one out?
It's hard to believe it's been two decades since the original Independence Day. The trailer for the sequel dropped earlier today. We always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth [...]
The Phoenix Critics Circle proudly announces nominees for its annual awards. Members have narrowed the films from 2015 to the top nominees in each category. Voting is underway for the winners and they will be announced on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015. Best Picture Ex Machina Mad Max: Fury Road The Martian Room [...]
When Alfred Hitchcock was 4 or 5-years-old, he was placed in a police station jail cell for a few minutes in order to know what prison feels like. The end results of this somewhat ghoulish “life lesson” are that Hitchcock developed a lifelong fear of the police and showcased some of his fears and obsessions [...]
Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after [...]
Billed as “The True Story Behind Moby Dick”, Ron Howard’s latest shines when it sticks to the truth, but suffers from his creative embellishments. “Moby-Dick” was certainly based on the story of a rogue whale sinking the Essex in 1820. But as Ron Howard tells it, Herman Melville (Ben Whishaw) himself sought out one of [...]
Well, here we go again... The ugliest reboot of a kids cartoon just dropped a trailer for the sequel! Let us know what you think!
Steven Spielberg is going back to his E.T.-esque roots with an adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's novel The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant, for those not familiar with the book). Here's the synopsis/press release: The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers – Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg – finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved [...]