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WookieeLeaks: Notes on the Increasingly Diverse ‘Star Wars’ Universe

by Jacob Hall May 16, 2015 @ 2:25 PM
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything Star Wars! From Episode 7 to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we explore the diversity of the new Star Wars and delve into all of the craziest new rumors and spoilers.

New Movie Releases: June 2015

by Britt Hayes May 15, 2015 @ 8:16 PM
Summer is in full swing, and June is packed with even more of this year's big, highly-anticipated films. Next month's offerings include crazy dinosaur action, a new Pixar film for the whole family, Melissa McCarthy's latest comedy and so much more. Read on for our guide to the new movie releases hitting theaters in June.

Where ‘Arrow’ Season 3 Went Wrong: Demons, Legacies and Flash-y Crossovers

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 15, 2015 @ 4:17 PM
The CW
The CW's Arrow closed out Season 3 this past week with the surprisingly final "My Name is Oliver Queen," but for many a creeping sense of indirection has permeated the emerald archer's arc this year. Now, we attempt to pinpoint where Arrow went astray, including a character absence that may surprise you, and what hope we might find for Season 4.

DC’s ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Trailer: 11 Atom-ic Details You Might Have Missed

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 14, 2015 @ 3:04 PM
The CW
The shared universe of Arrow and The Flash has spawned once again, now that The CW's DC Legends of Tomorrow has dropped its first trailer. If you're not content waiting until 2016 however, we combed through all the comic crevices for every easter egg and secret we could find by DC's full Legends of Tomorrow sneak peek!

These ‘Mission: Impossible’ Facts Will Self Destruct in Five Seconds

by ScreenCrush Staff May 14, 2015 @ 2:02 PM
Mission: Impossible is a pretty action-packed film. But, for all its action, would you believe that Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hawke never once fires a gun? Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to check out the rest of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which focuses on the original Mission: Impossible!

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: June 2015

by Britt Hayes May 14, 2015 @ 11:38 AM
Warner Bros.
If you’ve got one of those nifty Prime subscriptions, their Instant Video service is one of the great reasons to take advantage of it. Each month, Amazon releases a new batch of titles available to stream for subscribers, and June brings a handful of great classics along with a few more recent favorites. Read on for our guide to Amazon’s new Prime Instant Video releases for June.

The Truth is Out There With These 10 ‘X-Files’ Facts

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 13, 2015 @ 12:53 PM
The X-Files is famous for keeping its own secrets under wraps, let alone the government's, but did you know creator Chris Carter first dreamed up Mulder and Scully after learning over three million Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens? Or that The X-Files practically invented the mix of standalone and mythology episodes? These are just some of the out-there truths to uncover in the sixth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which cuts through the conspiracy to investigate the legendary X-Files!

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 11: ‘Superman and the Mole-Men’

by Matt Singer May 12, 2015 @ 9:07 AM
Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: This looks like a(nother) job for Superman.

Quiz: Is This a Real ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Character Name or Something We Just Made Up?

by Matt Singer May 11, 2015 @ 1:30 PM
By now, you’ve probably heard: Mad Max: Fury Road is a modern masterpiece of action filmmaking. But you may not know that Mad Max: Fury Road is also one of the most amazing assemblages of crazy character names in the history of cinema. There’s Max, and then there’s everyone else; apparently when the world ran out of gas, they also ran out of normal names. Charlize Theron plays “Imperator Furiosa.” Nicholas Hoult is “Nux.” And those are on the not-crazy end of things, it gets really weird from there.

Comic Strip: What Ultron Almost Looked Like in ‘Avengers 2’

by Jacob Hall May 11, 2015 @ 12:35 PM
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, check out Marvel and DC movie concept art, get your first tiny glimpse at Captain America 3, and gaze at Suicide Squad set footage.