Tim Miller’s Deadpool movie is so good and so true to the character, it’s hopefully wiped out most memories you had about his first incarnation as a gooey ninja who couldn’t speak at the end of X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Now the director of that film, Gavin Hood, has explained why his version was so bad and the new one…
All decent, right-thinking people love action movies with a high body count. But few movies pack the combination of insane violence and ludicrous self-mockery that you’ll find in Deadpool, in theaters today. This is a celebration of slaughter that gets so silly, it actually feels sort of joyful. Vague spoilers ahead!
Geeky pop culture sometimes feels like a collection of cool stuff: "Hero" moments and "holy shit did you see that" images. And sometimes it feels like the people who update our most beloved stories want to include those moments — without doing anything to set them up properly. The premature nerdgasm is a serious…
There's a meme going around about The Wolverine that says it's not that good, but at least it's way better than X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the previous solo vehicle for the indestructible tough guy with the metal skeleton and claws. But sadly, it's not that much better.
Ryan Reynolds brought a certain wounded goofiness to his performance in Green Lantern. He was vaguely snarky as Deadpool in Wolverine. But you've never really seen him go all the way over-the-top with the superhero thing — unless you've rented the otherwise forgettable indie movie Paper Man.
Shit just got real in the War on Piracy with a US District Court judge handing out a year-long prison sentence to a New York resident for uploading a single, terrible movie.
It looks like the Ender's Game movie is really moving forward, with Gavin Hood (Wolverine) as director. The film put out a ton of casting calls a couple weeks ago, including all the major characters.
Halloween is almost upon us, but you haven't had time to make a costume. What does the prefab costume industry have for you this year? Lots of superheroes, Predators, skanky robots... and Lady Gaga. Prepare to bleach your eyes.
Why do so many bad movies have one good scene each? All of a sudden, the awfulness goes away, and the movie starts living up to its potential. The performances click, the action is exciting. Here are 20-odd examples.
When superhero/supervillain costumes succeed on the big screen, it's a miracle. But it's also rare. The movie superhero outfits are a multiverse of fail, and here are 40-odd examples of total costume catastrophe. Brace yourself, this won't be pretty.
In the past decade, the superhero has strode across our screens like a spandex-clad collossus, beating most other genres. The rise of superhero flicks has brought with it a flood of cinematic sewage, and here are the absolute worst.
This was a year of extremes: huge CG-heavy spectacles and low-budget gems. Most of all, 2009 made us feel the boundaries of cinema were stretched... for good and ill. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst films of 2009.
Cold hard justice showed up at the door of the man who leaked the Wolverine movie onto the internet this year. He was arrested. Meanwhile, a New Moon bootlegger walks free.
Wolverine, out on DVD recently, is a great example of one of the silliest clichés in escapist entertainment: someone reclaims his/her true humanity and unique individuality — by killing everyone in sight. What the hell is this about?
Hello friends. Over the past few months I've been telling you what was a disaster, now the time has come for you to pick your own.
Hancock 2 may be missing a key castmember. Plus Deadpool's producers make big promises! There are spoilery Dollhouse clips, and telltale pics from Lost, 2012, The Box and Planet 51. Also: FlashForward, Warehouse 13, Smallville, Chuck and True Blood spoilers!
Is X-Men Origins: Wolverine's Kid Cyclops twitter-teasing us, or are we closer to the prospect of the X-Men movie reboot than we'd previously thought? Click through for speculations and potential spoilers.
Last week, we told you about the movies reaching theaters this fall, but it has to be said: Sometimes, even just going to the theater seems like too much hassle. Here's what you can watch at home, instead.