Superhero movies have tried hard to leave behind some of their Silver Age comic-book trappings in the past decade. We’ve seen darker, grimmer versions of Superman and other heroes—but the new Fantastic Four reboot goes beyond darkness, into actual self-loathing. It’s kind of bizarre.
A while ago, Chronicle unveiled a life-sized severed Terminator head for you to put on your shelf. Naturally, they thought the next best step would to be to attach an entire body to that head and go nuts, which is why they’re now selling you an actual life-sized Terminator for a mere seven grand.
You can't deny it'd be a conversation starter every time your guests walked in to find the metallic skeleton-head of a giant killer robot staring back to them, its glowing red eyes boring into their very souls. I mean, what else would you use a Terminator's head for?
There have been precisely 1,179 movies in the Paranormal Activity series, about a fame-whore demon and the feckless humans who capture him on video. It's daunting. But even if you've never seen a PA movie, or you've missed a few, the new spin-off is a great intro to the series. It's fresh, scary and bursting…
There's casting news for Game of Thrones and Supernatural, hints of exactly when in 2015 Star Wars: Episode VII will be released, and Chris Pratt talking about Vin Diesel as Groot. Plus, does a BBC book hint how, exactly, John Hurt's character fits into "The Day of the Doctor"?
Did The Chronicle open the floodgates? Paramount greenlit Attach,a science fiction spec script by Chris Gorak, the longtime production designer who directed The Darkest Hour, on the strength of some effects tests. It's described as similar to The Chronicle, with a "big visual concept" and young cast. And cheap,…
Tons of people are saying a woman can't star in a superhero movie. (Just like they probably said an interconnected superhero universe couldn't happen at the movies.) Stan Lee says there's no need. But a good superheroine movie is necessary and doable. Here are eight ways to make a movie about a female superhero movie…
We'll never get to see the sequel to the found-footage superpower movie Chronicle that writer Max Landis dreamed up. But now, Landis is saying that we might be just as happy that we didn't. And he's spilled some details about what would have happened.
Today sees the release of White House Down, which is the most Emmerichian film ever produced. But meanwhile, you could also enjoy Europa Report on VOD or Byzantium in select theaters. Tons of low-budget science fiction and fantasy movies are more exciting than your average big summer blockbuster. Here are 25 of them.
This was a pretty good year to be a fan of genre movies. More and more low-budget movies had the courage to tackle science fiction and fantasy themes, and meanwhile Hollywood seemed to step up its game a little. But at the same time, there were still tons of boring sequels and prequels, and mountains of crap.
Peter Jackson reveals the key to making The Hobbit's monsters, including the nastiest Smaug imaginable. Ian McShane visits American Horror Story, and Ryan Murphy ponders season three. Plus set videos for Robocop, Zero Theorem, and All You Need Is Kill!
Chronicle was one of the sharpest movies about superpowers and teen angst we've seen in ages — so we're excited that its writer, Max Landis, is penning a new superhero show for Fox. In Vigilant, a young woman creates a fictional vigilante identity to take down corruption in the police department. (Shades of the most…
Chronicle was one of the freshest movies we've seen this year so far, with its telekinetic teens going off the rails. This superpowered "found footage" movie comes out on DVD today, so we were excited to talk to director Josh Trank.
With the Andrew Garfield Spider-Man reboot coming soon, it's no wonder that Sony is sniffing around for more Spidey-related films to shoot. Rumor has it they still want a big-budgeted Venom flick, and they want Chronicle's Josh Trank to direct it.
Remember when the Man of Steel died and came back in the 1990s? Well, this is the closest we're going to get to a live-action Death of Superman movie. And it's kind of amazing.
Chronicle cost approximately 1/20th as much to make as last year's Green Lantern — and it looks way cooler. This movie about teenagers who get superpowers has some of the coolest depictions of superpowers we've seen in ages. Whether they're flying or tossing shit around, the teenagers in Chronicle always feel like…
We've been caling Chronicle the American Akira. And now you can hear about that influence, straight from the creators of this movie.
The Robocop reboot finds a writer. Man of Steel casts another version of Clark Kent. Check out new images from The Hunger Games and John Carter. Plus get the last word from the stars and director of Chronicle!
With great power comes great responsibility, unless you're a messed-up high school kid with nothing to lose. This weekend, the found footage superhero flick Chronicle hits theaters. To tide you over until then, here's a new super-spoilery clip from the film, in which the littlest superpowered high schooler cuts loose.