NBC has hired the acclaimed, uber-talented Tarsem Singh to direct its grim, gritty, Game of Thrones-esque retelling of The Wizard of Oz miniseries, and I’ve gone from disinterested to eagerly awaiting it. The news got me thinking: Who else could have saved a terrible project and turned it into something great?
Self/Less, the new movie starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds, clearly wants to remind you of Limitless, the hit movie from 2011. There’s the similar title, but also another story of human enhancement with a dark side. And Self/Less proves that “posthuman thrillers” are becoming a genre.
In the new movie Self/Less, Ben Kingsley is dying of cancer, so he gets his mind placed into a younger body—that of Ryan Reynolds. You’ve seen this kind of “re-sleeving” before in novels like Altered Carbon, but is it scientifically possible? Here’s a brand new exclusive featurette that says... maybe.
Behold the first trailer for Tarsem (The Cell, The Fall) Singh's return to scifi — Selfless, a story about how Ben Kingsley wants to live forever in the body of Ryan Reynolds. Who wouldn't, AMIRITE?
There are plenty of problems with Disney's Maleficence. The pacing. The tone. The CG overload. The weak humor. The tortured backstory. The lack of any real connection to Sleeping Beauty. But you know what? I love this movie. I'm going to buy the DVD and watch it over and over.
The Cell and Mirror Mirror director Tarsem Singh has found a new project to put his unique stamp on. And it sounds a little nutty, but maybe this could pull him out of his recent rut. Titled The Panopticon, the thriller follows a character who receives a message from his future self, urging him to stop the coming…
We've all seen the campy trailers for Mirror Mirror, featuring Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen. The TV spots, in particular, have looked kind of embarrassing, full of "little people" pot shots and dated gags. But the actual movie? Is surprisingly fun, even if none of the characters is developed beyond the hemlines of…
We've always suspected that Tarsem Singh's take on Snow White would end in a great big colorful joygasm. Behold the variegated explosion in these five clips from Mirror Mirror, including a rollicking remix of Googoosh's "I Believe in Love!" This fairy tale just looks ridiculously fun. Mirror Mirror will hit theaters…
Last week, we showed you the gothic trailer for the dark fantasy Snow White movie — now take a look at a fairytale trailer that's the exact opposite. Watch Tarsem Singh's ridiculous Mirror Mirror! and behold Julia Roberts as she splashes about in a Olympic-sized pool of cheese wizzy slapstick and Scarface jokes.
Doctor Who will air a new mini-episode this Friday. The special effects wizard behind 2001 and Blade Runner has plans for a space epic. Joseph Gordon-Levitt says The Dark Knight Rises isn't messing around. Plus what's Tarsem Singh's dream project?
We recently chatted with Stephen Dorff about his role in Tarsem Singh's Greek gods epic Immortals. He explained why he saw his character — a hungry, horny thief and escaped slave — as the perfect antidote to the sometimes stuffy world of the gods.
Filmmaker Tarsem Singh can make slaughtering animals look pretty, so imagine what he can do with genuinely pretty things. You'll have your answer when you see Immortals this weekend. This flick truly embodies the gorgeous excess of the Greek myths it retells, filling the screen with beautiful people in sumptuous…
Mickey Rourke was the best thing about Iron Man 2, and now he's wreaking havoc in a bear-tooth hat in The Immortals. How does he go about creating such memorably batshit villains? We were lucky enough to speak with him one on one recently, and he told us his evil secrets.
The previews for Immortals have included lots of gorgeous imagery — but not much carnage. At last, though, the studio has released a fight scene that shows off director Tarsem Singh's eye for bloodshed, which we all fell in love with in The Cell. Watch as a bunch of Gods dressed as male strippers split a group of…
Holy sepiatoned nipples! We've got six new clips from new Tarsem Singh's mythological epic Immortals — plus one exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how they built the massive sets our waxed-Adonises heroes would wrestle in.
You've seen the Game of Thronesy images from Universal's Snow White and the Huntsman — now look upon the infinitely more wacky Snow White production, from The Cell director Tarsem Singh.Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen. Lily Collins as Snow White.
Tarsem Singh's epic "war of the gods" film Immortals isn't all running and jumping and chest waxing. No, there's also lots of bright red mortal blood spilled! Take a look at the carnage, in an exclusive video and preview pages from the movie's graphic novel tie-in.
Tarsem Singh's Immortals just screened a bunch of new footage, including an absolutely epic extended fight scene between gods and monsters. Disemboweling and decapitation have never looked so visually striking. Read on for our spoiler-y description of the footage!
The more we see of Tarsem Singh's beefy Technicolor Greek mythology movie Immortals, the more we want to splash in the streaming fountain of homoerotic joy. Check out the latest trailer for Immortals.
There's a lot of questions surrounding Tarsem Singh's epic mythological undertaking. We know it will be colorful, and visually astounding... but can this director rein in actor Mickey Rourke? The trailer says yes, but this helmet says no.