POSTED // Jun 8,2012 - While the Internet does its typical speculative-overdrive thing, director Ridley Scott has played fairly coy about whether or not his new science-fiction tale Prometheus is, in fact, a “prequel” of sorts
POSTED // May 31,2012 - On April 20, Box Office Magazine published online Amy Nicholson’s review of the blockbuster The Avengers. At the time, it was the only review aggregated by RottenTomatoes.com that did not bear t
POSTED // May 24,2012 - If dying is easy, and comedy is hard, science-fiction comedy is even harder. In this tiny subgenre, 1997’s Men in Black—about extraterrestrial refugees living among the population of New York City
POSTED // May 18,2012 - Space nerds send a signal to a distant star system that looks a lot like ours in Battleship—and, like, days later, here’s the away team from Planet Facehugger come to steal all our bubblegum.
POSTED // May 16,2012 - With The Dictator, Sacha Baron Cohen finds himself addressing a situation no entertainer wants to confront: What do you do when the shtick that was your bread & butter just can’t work anymor
POSTED // May 11,2012 - Dark Shadows marks the eighth collaboration between director Tim Burton and Johnny Depp over a span of more than 20 years, and in some ways you could certainly say the partnership has been a fruitful
POSTED // May 11,2012 - When Undefeated scored a victory in the Documentary Feature category at this year’s Academy Awards, it would have been easy to take the cynical view that it was simply another Triumph of the Cam
POSTED // May 4,2012 - From Harry Potter to Twilight, from The Hunger Games to the new Marvel’s The Avengers and every comic-book movie that has preceded it, adaptations of beloved pop-culture properties face a question that is rarely asked