World War II and Zombies Combine in the Kinetic, Intense, Overlord

Overlord is not what you’re expecting. Trailers and early buzz have pumped it up as a “Nazi zombie” film which, while true, doesn’t quite do it justice. Actually, Overlord is first and foremost a fairly typical, behind enemy lines war film about a group of soldiers who need to complete a mission. It just so happens…

Never Give Up, Never Surrender: The Galaxy Quest TV Show Is on Hold 

It’s been a while since we’ve heard any updates about the Galaxy Quest television show—par for the course, given how it’s been in the works for years, with the series intended to be streamed by Amazon. Writer Paul Scheer has revealed the show isn’t in active development right now because of internal problems at…

The Real Reason Behind the Mission: Impossible/Justice League Mustache Drama Is as Petty As Your Wildest Dreams

Perhaps the most joyful story in moviemaking for the past year has been the ongoing delight of stachegate—the absurdity of a spat between Henry Cavill’s reshoots on last year’s Justice League and filming the just-released Mission: Impossible—Fallout, a tale of impressive follicles and dodgy CGI. And now we know it all…

Why Don't We Have a Star Trek Show From the Aliens' Point of View?

Very few Star Trek fans believe that the first seasons of Deep Space Nine—focusing on the unstable relationship between the Bajoran government, its spiritual leaders, and the only-sort-of welcome Federation—are its strongest. But it’s gotten me thinking lately that it could form the basis of a fascinating Trek show in…

Watch Tom Cruise Perform an Actual HALO Jump During the Filming of Mission: Impossible—Fallout 

The high altitude, low opening (HALO) jump is a means of airdropping military personnel into hostile territory undetected, developed in the 1960s by the United States Air Force. It’s a normal sort of thing to appear in a spy movie. What’s less normal—unheard of, actually—is for an actor to perform the unusually…

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