dark        

 
 

#Adventure


 photo

UPDATE: Super Bowl TV spot for Star Trek Into Darkness

[UPDATE: In addition to getting tix to early screenings of Star Trek Into Darkness, downloading the Star Trek App will also give users an exclusive look at an extended cut of this Super Bowl spot. A little more information about the Star T...

 
 
 photo

Super Bowl TV spot for The Lone Ranger

Now if memory serves, this TV spot for The Lone Ranger marked the transition from normal commercials to Super Bowl commercials. It was a long spot, essentially a trailer for people watching on TV, and you know what? It doesn't look half ba...

 
 
H&G Review photo

Review: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

I like it when a movie skews the usual perspective of a concept, genre, or an idea that the general public feels to be a certain way. Remember growing up and reading fairy tales like“Hansel and Gretel"? Did you ever believe that it co...

 
 
 photo

Trailer: Mud

Mud stars Matthew McConaughey as he tells stories to young children. Then bounty hunters show up, and those stories seem more like reality. I may have over-simplified the premise, but I'm intrigued by the fact that I can do just that. It l...

 
 
 photo

Trailer: Trance

Danny Boyle's newest venture, entitled Trance, looks like a good old fashioned psychological thriller mixed with an art heist movie. Starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel, Trance follows an art thief (McAvoy) who steals ...

 
 
 photo

Book: Tarzan - The Centennial Celebration

Last month, Titan Books released Tarzan - The Centennial Celebration by Scott Tracy Griffin, a massive full-color coffee table book that looks at 100 years of Tarzan. It's a gorgeous book, and perfect whether you're an avid fan of Edgar Ric...

 
 
 photo

Peter Jackson working on Tintin sequel for 2015

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey comes out tomorrow, but Peter Jackson isn't ready to slow down. He's already shooting a new movie next year: a sequel to Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin. Jackson served as co-producer on th...

 
 
 photo

Trailer: The Lone Ranger

A new trailer has just come out for The Lone Ranger, Gore Verbinski's big-budget action-western starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, and Helena Bonham Carter. While I don't think it's as good as the first trailer for Lone Ran...

 
 
 photo

13-minute featurette on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

We're one week away from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and if you're looking for some new footage to get you hyped, here's a 13-minute featurette for the film via Warner Bros. Belgium. It's got loads of new stuff, including how they d...

 
 
 photo

New Hobbit TV spot and Entertainment Weekly covers

For some reason it hasn't quite dawned on me that I'll be seeing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey next week at midnight. The original Lord of the Rings Trilogy came out when I was in college, and I remember going to the midnight shows for...

 
 
 photo

Teaser: The Monkey King

Yesterday we shared the new poster for The Monkey King from director Soi Cheang, a forthcoming Chinese fantasy film based on characters from the book Journey to the West. The film stars Donnie Yen, Chow Yun-fat, Aaron Kwok, Joe Chen Chiau-...

 
 
 photo

New Hobbit TV spot has brief glimpses of Smaug

The latest TV spot for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey features a few scant shots of Smaug. And I mean very scant. He just swoops in and destroys stuff, sort of like what he did in the Star Trek Into Darkness poster this morning (aka The...

 
 
 photo

New poster for The Monkey King starring Donnie Yen

In the comments of the 12 best Donnie Yen fights, hbomb and I mentioned that we hadn't heard anything about The Monkey King in a while. It's an IMAX 3D fantasy epic directed by Soi Cheang and based off characters from Wu Cheng'en's Journey ...

 
 
 photo

The Hobbit midnight IMAX posters; stream the film score

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be out in two weeks, if you can believe it. And so the hype machine continues with a new TV spot and lots of other keen things. First of all, if you're attending a midnight 3D IMAX screening of The Ho...

 
 
 photo

Official synopsis for Star Trek Into Darkness

Last night the official plot synopsis for J.J. Abrams's Star Trek Into Darkness appeared online thanks to the enterprising mugs over at The Film Stage. The synopsis reads as follows: In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will del...

 
 
 photo

Latest Hobbit video blog chronicles post-production

It's crunch time for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. (Not to be confused with second diabetes time.) With the release date looming, Peter Jackson and his Weta Workshop hordes are hustling to finish the picture. This latest video blog sh...

 
 
 photo

150 Hobbit pics/Neil Finn's "Song of the Lonely Mountain"

As if the 17 character posters weren't excessive enough, we now have 150 behind-the-scenes Hobbit pics to share with you. Thankfully this is in an embedded gallery rather than individual uploads. (Creating a click-through gallery of 150 ima...

 
 
 photo

17 character posters for The Hobbit... yeah, buddy, 17

There's overkill and there's überoverkill. When it comes to new posters for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, we've achieved the latter. There were 17 character posters released last week. Yeah, 17, also known as a dumb baker's dozen....

 
 
 photo

New Hobbit TV spot be mad trolling

A second TV spot has showed up for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. It's a nice companion piece to the first Hobbit TV spot, though in this one we get to see some talking trolls. This makes me wonder if any of the trolls in the Lord of t...

 
 
 photo

Stephen Colbert will have a cameo in The Hobbit

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stephen Colbert will make a cameo appearance somewhere in The Hobbit trilogy. This info comes from an unidentified knowledgeable source. The source says that Colbert's cameo will not be in the first film...

 
 
 photo

New Lone Ranger images of Depp and Hammer look dusty

While I'm not a hugest fan of The Lone Ranger and the thought of Johnny Depp playing Tonto upsets me, I have to concede that these seven new images from the film (releasing whenever the hell it bloody feels like) make the setting look prett...

 
 
 photo

New Life of Pi poster is mesmerizing

I say mesmerizing because, if you're even just the tiniest bit scrutinous you can sit and look through all of the frames that make up the mosaic of this newly revealed international poster, courtesy of the studio's Portuguese Face...

 
 
 photo

Trailer: Life of Pi

Looks like we have a new trailer for Ang Lee's Life of Pi, and before you become too perplexed at the random symbols at the bottom of the screen, it does have Vietnamese subtitles. There's some new footage to be found here, along with some...

 
 
 photo

New hobbity and dwarfy images from The Hobbit

Some new images have arrived from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, including your first (tiny) look at Sylvester "The Seventh Doctor" McCoy as Radagast the Brown. He sort of looks like Vasco da Gama. The brown wizard's there on the back o...

 
 
 photo

Rocketeer remake in development at Disney

Well this puts a little jump in my step. Disney is developing a remake of The Rocketeer, Joe Johnston's 1991 adventure film based on the comic books by the late Dave Stevens. The studio is planning to meet with writers in the near future to...

 
 
 photo

New Cloud Atlas images and first reactions

Here we have a few new stills from the Wachowski's/Tim Tykwer's upcoming sci-fi epic Cloud Atlas. There's not much to say about them other than they seem to each be from one of the several stories the film will be telling simultaneously. Wh...

 
 
 photo

Denzel Washington will star in The Equalizer

Denzel Washington is an actor who is typecast often, and the roles he takes usually have him portraying a brutal killing machine who has little tolerance for bad guys. Sure, he'll do something more dramatic every now and then, like Robert Z...

 
 
 photo

NYAFF Review: War of the Arrows

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, head...

 
 
 photo

Oh my Glob! Adorable Ghibli, Adventure Time crossovers

Ghibli Time! Come on, grab your friends, we'll go to a very distant land with Cake the Catbus and Fiona the human, the fun will never end, it's Ghibli Time! An awesome artist who just goes by David on his Tumblr has been creating these incr...

 
 
 photo

Lone Ranger production in heap trouble, kemo sabe

You may recall that The Lone Ranger was put on hold a while back in order to scale down the $250 million budget. They cut it to a meager indie movie budget of $215 million, supposedly by nixing the werewolves or supernatural coyotes from th...

 
 
 photo

Methuselah: Oldest man in the Bible, survival expert

Hollywood is getting into the Old Testament these days what with Darren Aronofsky's Noah, Steven Spielberg's possible Moses movie, and Ridley Scott readying a Moses movie of his own. (Still no luck for the Vedas.) Get ready to add another O...

 
 
 photo

New Brave TV spots & bagpipe compilation CD parody

Man, I can't wait to see Pixar's Brave. It's the studio's first princess movie, and she looks like she's going to kick some serious butt. Here we have two new short TV commercials for the upcoming movie, as well as a longer commercial for ...

 
 
 photo

Trailer: A Cat in Paris

One of 2011's Academy Award nominees for Best Animated Feature, A Cat in Paris looks amazing. I mean, this movie has everything: a murder mystery, gangsters, and a bad*ss cat! Check out the trailer above with its sweet 2D animation and vib...

 
 
 photo

New clip and poster for Snow White and the Huntsman

Oh, they have a Cave Troll! Or rather, maybe a Woods Troll. In this (admittedly poor quality) clip of Snow White and the Huntsman, we get a glimpse into the characterization of Kirsten Stewart's Snow White. Judging by this clip and the tra...

 
 
 photo

New character posters for Snow White and the Huntsman

Is it just me, or is Charlize Theron's Queen Ravenna already stealing the show in Snow White and the Huntsman? Her poster is way cooler than Kristen Stewart's or Chris Hemsworth's bland character posters, and in the trailers for the movie I...

 
 
 photo

Hunger Games posters as directed by Bay, Herzog and more

I'm such a sucker for these sorts of things. Below are a bunch of mock-posters for movies that could-have-been if this past weekend's blockbuster The Hunger Games had been directed by other famous Hollywood directors than the movie's actual...

 
 
 photo

The ActionFest 2012 poster just broke your nose, sucka

If I can save up the money, I'm considering a trip down to Asheville, North Carolina in mid-April for ActionFest 2012. It looks like it will be a weekend worth of ass-kickery and good times (and lots of delicious vinegar-based barbecue). Th...

 
 
 photo

Ricardo de Montreuil may helm post-apocalyptic Zorro

Last month we gave you news of a post-apocalyptic take on Zorro called Zorro Reborn. In the film, Gael Garía Bernal will play the masked avenger who is hellbent on revenge in a desolate wasteland (possibly Ohio). Peruvian filmmaker R...

 
 
 photo

Trailer: Headhunters

Headhunters is the story of Roger, played by Aksel Hennie, Norway's most prolific corporate headhunter. He is living a life of luxury well beyond his means, and steals art to compensate his financial woes. When he is eventually introduced ...

 
 
 photo

From Hell: Paul Verhoeven/Arnold Schwarzenegger's Crusade

[This week we'll be looking at a few movies mentioned in Tales from Development Hell by David Hughes (Titan Books). The recently released book chronicles the arduous and at times absurd development process that films go through, often leadi...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

                 

Reviews   filter by...

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 

Shaft"Shut cho mouth!"

 

Diamantino"Ignorance is bliss"

 

The Fall of the American Empire"Big ideas, bad ideas, muddled ideas"

 

The Secret Life of Pets 2"A move with the attention spa... SQUIRREL!"

 

Dark Phoenix"Rising from ashes or better off soot?"

 

The Last Black Man in San Francisco"An ode to a home slipping out of grasp"

 

Changeland"Seth Green goes to Thailand"

 

Rocketman"I'm still standing"

 

Godzilla: King of the Monsters"Call me when they add Jet Jaguar"

 

The Cleaning Lady"Expect the expected"

 

Rondo"A little blood never hurts"

 

Free Trip To Egypt"Not a ploy to sell you into sex slavery"

 

Domino"Line 'em up"

 

The Perfection"A blood and vomit duet"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 3 - "Fear and Loathing..."A weird space comedy you didn't know you wanted"

 

Aladdin"Touch nothing but the lamp!"

 

Brightburn"What if Superman was evil, but also boring?"

 

Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight"May your journey overflow with curses and blessings"

 

Avengement"Bone-breaking Brits"

 

Aniara"How grim it is, one's detonation."

 
 
 
 
BACK NEXT