year in review
The 9 Best (and 7 Worst) Movies of 2019

So many movies are just “fine”. Movies you sit down, watch, enjoy and subsequently forget about. You don’t hate them, you don’t love them, they’re just okay. That’s the majority of movies. These are not those movies. Read More >>

8 More Stories About People Battling Their Own Clones

Will Smith’s new film Gemini Man may not be wowing critics, but it’s based on a storytelling conundrum that’s as old as time: What would you do if you had to fight your own clone? We’re looking at some of our favorite examples of duplicates who’ve had to duke it out. Read More >>

CGI Will Smith Has More Life in Him Than Gemini Man

Will Smith is a huge movie star in part because of his infectious charisma. He’s a great actor, too, but it was his charm and personality that aided him in becoming one of the biggest stars on the planet. Gemini Man, the latest film from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, has not one but two Wills and neither has any of that presence. Instead of double the Wills making the movie double the fun, it’s almost like they cancel each other out, resulting in a complete zero. Read More >>

You Probably Didn’t Realise How Much Work Went Into De-Aging Will Smith for Gemini Man

Gemini Man is a film that has been in the works for at least 12 years, having been stuck in development hell for until production on this current version began in 2017. The reason it took so long to get made was because the idea of having an actor face off against a younger clone was deemed to difficult to accomplish - the technology just wasn't right to realistically take an actor and make him look younger. Read More >>

Gemini Man Is Attempting a Once-Thought-to-Be Impossible Feat of Visual Effects

Ang Lee’s new film Gemini Man is the ultimate gamble. Not because of the story. Not because of the stars. And not because of the subject matter. It’s because it’ll ask audiences to do something they’ve never done before. To believe that a fully CGI human being is real. Read More >>