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The Dark Tower Turns an Epic Fantasy Into a Shockingly Mundane Movie

The biggest problem with The Dark Tower movie is that when it ends, you don’t feel the need to see more. Unlike the epic books that inspired it, the movie is streamlined to be one complete story. Hypothetically, this should be a good thing. But with The Dark Tower, that process removes any gravitas needed to make us care about what’s happening. The end results are a ho-hum 90-minute fantasy, peppered with action and mythology, but more forgettable than just plain bad. Read More >>

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Somehow, Thor’s Appearance in the Infinity War Footage Isn’t a Ragnarok Spoiler

The past two weekends, at two different conventions, Marvel has screened footage from Avengers: Infinity War. And each time, the first new scene in the footage, featuring Thor, gets a shocked gasp. At San Diego Comic-Con, we asked the director of Thor: Ragnarok about that moment and he gave a very curious answer. Read More >>

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The John Wick Cinematic Universe Is Beginning to Expand

Lionsgate just bought a script they’re hoping will serve as a new chapter in the John Wick cinematic universe. Read More >>

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John Powell Becomes the Third Person to Score a Live-Action Star Wars Movie

John Powell, the composer behind How to Train Your Dragon, The Bourne Identity and Face/Off, will be scoring the untitled Han Solo movie, directed by Ron Howard. Read More >>

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Three Directors Emerge As Frontrunners to Direct Bond 25

The recent announcement of the 25th James Bond movie coming out in November 2019 included a decided lack of information beyond that. No star, no studio, and no director. Daniel Craig is expected to return though and, now, we have an idea of who may direct. Read More >>

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Wonder Woman 2 Will Be in Cinemas December 2019

Warner Bros. just made it official. Diana Prince will ring in Christmas on December 13th, 2019. Read More >>

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Here’s Why the Black Panther Footage Got a Standing Ovation at Comic-Con

Director Ryan Coogler played a huge chunk of footage from Black Panther at Marvel’s Comic-Con this Saturday evening, but Marvel did not elect to put it online. If you’re annoyed by this, well, good news, because I saw the footage and I’m going to tell you everything about it. The bad news is after you read this, you’re going to want to see the footage even more. Read More >>

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Somehow the New Thor: Ragnarok Trailer Is Even Crazier Than the First

The first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok is one of those trailers you never, ever forget. So, the cast and crew had a lot to live up to at Comic-Con, but the new trailer takes care of all of that. It’s a two-and-a-half-minute ball of action, awesomeness, humour, and insanity that may be the most purely fun Marvel movie trailer we’ve ever seen, all courtesy of director Taika Waititi. Guys, Thor and Loki are shooting people with laser guns. Read More >>

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The New Stranger Things Trailer Is a Real Thriller, and in More Ways Than One

The cast of Stranger Things got a heroes’ welcome in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday, even before they released this giant trailer filled with new footage from the show’s incredibly anticipated second season. And yes, that is Vincent Price’s voiceover from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Yep, Stranger Things is still totally awesome. Read More >>

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Here’s a Brief History of What’s Happened Between Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049

Before the cast of Blade Runner 2049 hit Hall H at Comic-Con, a graphic was shown that ran down what the hell has happened in the world between the 2019 of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner and Denis Villenuve’s sequel, set 40 years later. A lot has changed—and it’s not lookin’ good. Read More >>

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Here’s What Happened in the New Aquaman Footage That WB Isn’t Releasing

Since James Wan is still filming Aquaman, it won’t be out for well over a year. Happily Wan sent Jason Momoa from Australia, where the movie is being filmed, to Comic-Con to show fans a little something from the film—but only the few thousand fans who made into the Warner Bros. panel. But that’s not going to stop us from telling you all about it. Read More >>

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The New Justice League Trailer Is All Kinds of Epic

The DC Universe was in full effect in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con with the highlight being brand new footage from Justice League. Read More >>

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Ready Player One First Footage is a Spectacular Cornucopia of Pop Culture References

Steven Spielberg came to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to reveal the first footage from Ready Player One, the film adaptation of Ernie Cline’s scifi, nostalgia filled book. And the footage delivered big, sweeping, pop culture fun. Read More >>

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An Assortment of the Most Interesting Things Said at the Game of Thrones Comic-Con Panel

This year’s Game of Thrones Comic-Con panel was pretty unique. In past years, the season is usually over by July so the panel mainly looks back. This year, though, with the current season just starting, there wasn’t much the panel could talk about or show. So it became a pretty free-flowing, all-over-the-place conversation — with a few noteworthy moments. Read More >>