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Star Wars Episode VII secrets revealed through … Tinder?

April 16, 2014 – 11:36 am |

Could Star Wars be shooting in the deserts of Abu Dhabi? Thanks to a popular dating app, it may be so.

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Review: Under the Skin – Alien avant-garde

April 18, 2014 – 7:45 am |

Under the SkinWould you die to see Scarlett Johansson “bare it all”? Apparently most men in Scotland say, “Yes”, to that prospect; at least according to the new alien avant-garde film, Under the Skin. But jesting aside, this artistically told Sci-Fi story is a nightmarish and hypnotic exploration of what it means to be human, and Scarlett sans clothing is just cinematic gravy.

It’s been well-publicized that Johansson’s character is of extra-terrestrial origin (apologies if I just ruined it for you), so if I had one complaint about this movie it would be that I would have preferred that the alien revelation unfolded within the film itself and not in the months of press leading up to its release. It’s probably best that you know as little about this film as possible before seeing it, and I’ll try to keep spoilers to a minimum. Read the full story »

Review: Transcendence – Silly sentience cinema

April 18, 2014 – 7:40 am |
Transcendence

Transcendence, desperately tries to be a smart sci-fi story about the dangers of technology mixed with artificial intelligence; but ‘intelligent’ it is not.

Star Wars Episode VII secrets revealed through … Tinder?

April 16, 2014 – 11:36 am |

Could Star Wars be shooting in the deserts of Abu Dhabi? Thanks to a popular dating app, it may be so.

The final X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer is here

April 16, 2014 – 7:50 am |

The final trailer is here for X-Men: Days of Future Past.

ACME promises explosive day of comic coolness

April 15, 2014 – 11:30 am |
Arizona Comic Mini Expo - art by Cory Walker

ACME in Arizona used to be closely associated with the shenanigans of the Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote; but that all changed when the Arizona Comic Mini Expo…

Watch part of the X-Men: Days of Future Past’s opening battle now!

April 14, 2014 – 9:47 pm |

The next generation of mutants fight against the extinction of their kind as a deadly new enemy draws near.

Rebel Heist: Han Solo stars in preview of Dark Horse Comics miniseries

April 14, 2014 – 9:00 am |

Catch the first four pages of the new Star Wars: Rebel Heist miniseries from Dark Horse Comics, launching April 30.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars #13

April 13, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Star Wars #13 – July, 1978

It was announced a few days ago that the seven-foot tall and 70-year-old actor, Peter Mayhew, would be reprising his role as Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII…

Review: The Unknown Known – Weapon of mass deception

April 11, 2014 – 7:30 am |
The Unknown Known

The language of politics can be fascinating, and in that world of carefully chosen words and deceptive speech, Donald Rumsfeld is one of the best there is…

Review: Oculus – Not the fairest of them all

April 11, 2014 – 7:10 am |
Oculus

An antique mirror is a portal to a dimension of demons and the deceased in Oculus, a new horror film that starts as an original and inventive psychological…

Watch the animated tribute to Batman’s 75th anniversary

April 10, 2014 – 8:37 pm |

Batman: Strange Days is a tribute to the Dark Knight on his 75th anniversary.