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Original Cuts of ‘Star Wars’ May Finally, Possibly Be Re-Released for the 40th Anniversary

Every now and then there’s a new rumor that the original, unaltered, non-Special Edition cuts of the Star Wars trilogy are on the verge of being re-released to the public. Sometimes the rumor says the original trilogy will be re-released in theaters, other times they say the movies will be available in high-definition on Blu-ray […]

‘Legion’ Spoiler Review: Thoughts on “Chapter 3”

Legion announced itself as a new kind of superhero show with its pilot episode and the third episode continues to run with that torch. Here is an hour of comic book-inspired television that feels like it was mined from the bizarre, niche corners of the X-Men universe, sidestepping every obvious choice to really dig into […]

Cool Stuff: John Wick 2 Pencil, Gremlins, Back to the Future, Star Wars, Alien & More

Cool Stuff is your geekarific holiday shopping guide published all year round. In today’s edition we take a look at Paul Shipper‘s fantastic Star Wars Celebration poster, NECA’s Gremlins Ultimate Gizmo 7-Inch Action Figure, Ian Glaubinger‘s Back to the Future screenprint set, an Alien Xenomorph crochet pattern and the pencil from John Wick: Chapter 2 action figure. The Pencil From […]

Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts on Why Most Video Game Movies Suck

Yesterday, Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts gave us an extensive Metal Gear Solid movie update. Today, I want to share another part of that conversation: I asked Jordan why most video game movies suck. It’s a question that this video game fanatic and film director has thought long and hard about, and he has some […]

Uma Thurman Turned Down a Role in ‘Lord of the Rings’

Here’s some trivia for you: while appearing as a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Uma Thurman revealed that she was offered a key role in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and regrets turning it down. While Thurman was technically on the show to promote her new Bravo series, Imposters, Colbert […]

Uma Thurman Turned Down a Role in ‘Lord of the Rings’

Here’s some trivia for you: while appearing as a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Uma Thurman revealed that she was offered a key role in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and regrets turning it down. While Thurman was technically on the show to promote her new Bravo series, Imposters, Colbert […]

‘Alien: Covenant’ Footage Breakdown: Let’s Meet the Crew of the Covenant

If you were watching Legion this evening (and you really should be watching Legion!), you were offered a brief preview of looks like an extended clip from Alien: Covenant. The full scene has arrived online and it introduces us to the crew of the colony ship Covenant, which is venturing deep into space on a mission […]

‘Rock and a Hard Place’ Trailer: Dwayne Johnson Helps Give Convicts a Second Chance

Dwayne Johnson is one of the biggest movie stars in the world right now, and he’s all about using his fame to help other people. One of his new endeavors allowed him to not only help convicts who need a second chance at life, but also make a new film to show people that some […]

VOTD: See Even More of Wes Anderson’s Visual Influences & References

Late last summer, we featured a video that took a look at some of the visual influences and references of filmmaker Wes Anderson. The director of The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox and more has a unique visual style that is unmistakable. But just like most great filmmakers, he steals […]

LOL: Now We Finally Know What R2-D2 Has Been Saying in ‘Star Wars’

Even though there are plenty of droids in the Star Wars universe who can talk, apparently it’s more efficient for astromech models like R2-D2 to speak by way of a series of bleeps and bloops. Thankfully, whenever C-3PO gets pissy with his counterpart, he reacts in such a way that we know what the feisty […]