If you’re one of those people who gets frustrated because the Academy Awards don’t nominate the science fiction, fantasy, and horror films you love for Best Picture or any of the other categories, then the Saturn Awards are for you.
The 2017 Saturn Award nominations have just been announced, and not only did Rogue One: A Star Wars Story come out on top with 11 nominations, but all those comic book movies that never had a chance in hell of getting a Best Picture nomination landed a bunch of nods. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Doctor Strange, Suicide Squad, Deadpool, Captain America: Civil War and even X-Men: Apocalypse all received nominations.
But this isn’t just a comic book movie celebration, because plenty of other genre films landed nominations too. Star Trek Beyond, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and 10 Cloverfield Lane are just some of the other films that ended up getting nominated for awards, too.
Check out the full list of 2017 Saturn Awards nominees below. Read More »
What kind of Batman board game is Monolith debuting at a Cannes game festival coming up? How did Jerry Seinfeld help convince Hugh Jackman that it was time to be done with Wolverine? Was there a Suicide Squad deleted scene with The Joker and Harley Quinn getting fast food? Will there be a Green Lantern cameo in Justice League? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 by Jacob Hall
The good folks at Mondo have unveiled their latest poster: a Captain America: Civil War print created by Tyler Stout, one of the more popular poster artists working at the moment. And yes, it’ll go on sale tomorrow, so feel free to start preparing now if you want to snag one.
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Did Marvel receive bomb threats after James Rhodes became Iron Man in the old comics? What would the specs be on The LEGO Batman Movie‘s Batmobile if it were real? Should the recently ordered sixth season of Arrow be its last? What villain is rumored to be part of the animated Spider-Man movie? When is the new Logan trailer coming? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What are the best episodes of Batman: The Animated Series? What’s up with Marvel’s new Deadpool vs The Punisher comic? Which Captain America: Civil War star earned a BAFTA nomination already? Want to learn about the suit upgrades Spidey gets in Spider-Man: Homecoming? How is Suicide Squad similar to Ghostbusters: Answer the Call? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
For the past week, the entire /Film team has been bidding adieu to 2016 in style, publishing our personal lists counting down our favorite movies of the year. But those were just appetizers to the main event: the overall /Film top 15, where the personal lists of the entire staff are brought together to form one big list representing the site as a whole.
Blood was spilled. Tears were shed. Numbers were crunched. But we did it. This is the official, mathematically proven /Film Top 15 Films of 2016.
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What’s the latest box office milestone that Doctor Strange has achieved? Who is scoring Logan instead of Cliff Martinez? Is Geoff Johns working on a new Watchmen comic? What is the next DC Comics TV series that is getting announced soon? Who is teaming up with Peter Parker for a new Disney XD Spider-Man animated series. All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Monday, January 2nd, 2017 by Angie Han
By now, you probably have a pretty good idea of which films critics loved most in 2016, and an objectively accurate idea of which films did best at the box office in 2016. And it shouldn’t be much longer before we get a sense of how all the awards races are shaping up. So how about the folks who kind of like watching movies, but not enough to actually pay for them? Which films topped the illegal downloading charts in 2016? Find out the most pirated movies of 2016 below. Read More »
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In the middle of the credits for Captain America: Civil War, we are treated to one more scene teasing Wakanda. This scene provides our first (and very brief) look at Black Panther‘s homeland, which had only been referenced in a few easter eggs prior to the events of Civil War.
However, some newly revealed concept art suggests an alternate version of the film where we got a more extensive look at this fictional African nation.
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On occasion, there has been some argument among other film bloggers and journalists on Twitter as to whether this was an awful year for movies or not. When we look at the summer blockbuster season, it was mostly a bust this year. But if you were paying attention for good movies that were playing at the nearest indie theater, or ventured our to catch the lower key releases that only stick around the big multiplexes for a week or two at a time, that’s where the good stuff was.
The year 2016 was a bad one for sequels and reboots, but it was a good one for independent cinema, original science fiction, coming of age drama, family struggle, and incredible musical moments. All of this and more can be found in my personal list of the Top 10 Movies of 2016. But beware of some potential spoilers if you haven’t seen them!. Read More »