Have the X-Men Secretly Been in the MCU For Years?

What If…? Season 2 revealed a new character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe who was given super powers by the Infinity Stones. It’s not the first time something like this has happened in the MCU; the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Captain Marvel — they all gained power through interactions or experiments with the Stones. But this new hero made … Read more

28 Years Later goes to Sony

Danny Boyle and Alex Garland’s 28 Days Later sequel 28 Years Later (and another sequel beyond that) acquired by Sony 28 Days Later director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Alex Garland are finally reuniting to make a sequel to their zombie (or, if you prefer, infected people) movie classic. As we reported three weeks ago, this sequel is going to be … Read more

Reliving Taken’s Most Thrilling Moments 15 Years Later

Fifteen years have passed since Hollywood suddenly rebranded Liam Neeson as a bonafide action star in Pierre Morel’s revenge thriller Taken. At the time, Neeson was known as a prestigious actor who occasionally ventured into genre territory (such a Darkman, Star Wars, and Batman Begins) but had never carried his own franchise. Not only did … Read more

New Year’s Evil: Real Slashers

The latest episode of the Real Slashers video series looks back at the 1980 film New Year’s Evil, starring Kip Niven One of the great things about the slasher sub-genre is the fact that it provides movies to watch for pretty much any holiday that comes along. For New Year’s Eve we have films like … Read more

15 Years Later, Is Quantum of Solace a Good Follow-up to Casino Royale?

Who doesn’t love a hearty helping of disappointment to go with their turkey and potatoes? Fifteen years ago, many of us experienced the gut punch that was Quantum of Solace, the underwhelming and disjointed follow-up to one of the greatest James Bond films ever produced, Casino Royale. That film, directed by Martin Campbell, breathed new … Read more

Chaz Ebert Celebrates 25 Years of Ebertfest While Honored at University of Illinois Alumni Awards Gala | Festivals & Awards

“I cannot believe that it was almost 25 years ago that Roger and I started the Roger Ebert Film Festival at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana,” said Ebert. “And I am pleased to be installed as an Honorary Alumnus. Over these years our mission of encouraging empathy through the movies has grown to include … Read more