As the 2014 year has officially come to an end, I thought it would be nice to take a look at the highest grossing movies of 2014. How many of the top 10 grossing films had a superhero character? The answer is six. How many films in the top 30 grossing are not based on an existing property (adaptation, remake, reboot…etc) or a sequel? Only four! Hit the jump and you can find the top 50 grossing films of the year.
Posted on Friday, January 2nd, 2015 by Angie Han
X-Men: Apocalypse doesn’t arrive until 2016, but there is going to be an X-Men movie released this summer. It’s just that it won’t be in theaters, and that most of it will be very familiar.
Writer/producer Simon Kinberg announced last fall that the so-called “Rogue cut” of X-Men: Days of Future Past would arrive in mid-2015, and now a few more intriguing details have emerged about its release. Hit the jump for the latest on the X-Men Days of Future Past Rogue cut. Read More »
Guardians of the Galaxy and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 are shaping up to be the biggest hits of the year at the global box office. But in terms of the year’s most pirated films, they don’t even make the top 20.
Instead, the most popular movies among illegal downloaders in 2014 were some of the best loved films from 2013. Perhaps the biggest surprise is that this is the one popularity contest Frozen didn’t manage to win — it comes in at #2. So what was #1? Get the top 20 most pirated movies of 2014 after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 by Peter Sciretta
So we’ve looked at the best and worst movies of the year as rated by the largest sampling of moviegoers available publicly (IMDB). And as you know, the public opinion sometimes differs from that of professional film critics. As it should, film critics often see hundreds of new movies a year (a larger sampling of content) and have thus have a more discerning taste. So after the jump we will take a look at the best reviewed movies of 2014.
Posted on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 by Angie Han
We saw some pretty major trailers in 2014. There were trailers for sequels 10, 20, even 30 years in the making; ones for mysterious passion projects; and trailers for adaptations of beloved books. But only one trailer gets to be the most major trailer of 2014. And it’s probably not the one you think it is.
The top movie might surprise you because its not Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Which movie trailer tops the YouTube Most Watched Trailers Of 2014 list? Find out after the jump.
Every year around this time we take a look at the highest rated movies on IMDb. The movies are rated year round by IMDb users, and provides one of the largest sampling of mainstream public opinion on films. Find out the 40 top films on the IMDB best movies of 2014 list, after the jump.
Creating a truly great character is no easy task. Everything has to come together, from the script to the costuming to the acting. But when they do, the result feels like more than the sum of its parts. In a matter of hours or even minutes, great characters manage to feel as real and vivid as anyone we’ve met in real life.
In 2014 we met quite a few such characters in arthouse oddities and studio blockbusters alike, ranging from heroes to villains, comic relief sidekicks to horrifying bogeymen. The only thing all of our favorite characters of 2014 have in common is that days or weeks or months after we first saw them, we haven’t been able to get them out of our minds.
Read our list of the best movie characters of 2014, ordered by release date, after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, November 7th, 2014 by Germain Lussier
How many things are wrong with X-Men: Days of Future Past? What does the Avengers: Age of Ultron companion comic look like? Is Anne Hathaway still campaigning to play Catwoman? Do new set photos from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice reveal new characters and locations? Is there an honest process to cosplay? Should Marvel make a Hawkeye movie? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Germain Lussier
What does Harvey Dent look like on Gotham? Want to see an Honest Trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past? Will you be seeing more of The Flash TV show? How does Charlie Cox describe his character on Daredevil? Which DC movie could James Wan be directing? What did a spy photographer on the set of Batman v Superman have to say about it? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Superhero Bits: X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America 3, Age of Ultron, Batman v Superman, Flash
Posted on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Germain Lussier
Want to see a clip from Justice League: Throne of Atlantis? Did the Russo Brothers recently joke about Captain America 3 being Civil War? Is Batman v Superman changing filming locations? What is the latest major storyline that’s coming to Marvel Comics in 2015? Were there Mystique and Beast scenes cut out of X-Men: Days of Future Past? Which Alias star is joining The Flash? How would Patton Oswalt change Gotham? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »