Getting in just before Days of Future Past (the "prequel-sequel hybrid reboot") comes to movie screens, the team at Screen Junkies reminds us how it went the last time the movie series attempted to do justice to an epic comics storyline. There was a lot of staring in The Last Stand. A lot.
Comics are among the most dynamic and immediate forms of storytelling. And movies have been trying to capture some of the energy and imagination of comic-book worlds for decades now. But a handful of great films have both done justice to their graphic origins and created something new and splendid.
Just as you finish up your t(of)urkey leftovers, we thought we should share some movie leftovers with you. Say, 40 deleted scenes from movies like Star Wars, The Dark Knight and Star Trek? Click through for excised joy.
Various Deleted Scenes from Tim Burton's Batman:
Click to viewWill Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull feature Indy ducking CGI boulders and reacting to greenscreen aliens? Not according to production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, who also worked on Superman Returns and X2: X-Men United. We just talked to Dyas, who says he built all of the movie's sets,…