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, Ryan Reynolds chats about Deadpool and Jesse Eisenberg explains his Lex Luthor.
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ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything ‘Star Wars’! From The Force Awakens, 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, new toys reveal new characters, Mark Hamill has some fun in Ireland, and BB-8 visits Disneyland.
Few bands are as iconic as the Beach Boys, who spent years creating a catalog of incredible music. Running the gamut from catchy pop songs to experimental rock, they have a song for every occasion … and for every movie. With the wonderful Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy now available on Blu-ray and DVD, let’s take a look back at the most memorable uses of Beach Boys music in movies and TV. After all, it’s hard to find something that wasn’t improved through the use of one of their tracks.
There are so many exciting films hitting theaters next month, but there are also a ton of great options coming to DVD and Blu-ray if you’d prefer to enjoy a quiet night at home. Whether you’re looking to catch up with a movie you missed on the big screen or add to your growing collection, there’s something for everyone in October’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams made a concerted effort to return more practical effects to his Star Wars film and the new trilogy. While no one will come out and say it, this seems like a direct response to George Lucas’ prequel trilogy, which featured a lot of CGI. In fact, in The Phantom Menace, there’s only shot in the entire movie that has no CGI. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which goes back in time with the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy!
Twin Peaks has etched a permanent place in pop culture, surely to grow by Showtime’s revival, but did you know David Lynch and Mark Frost got a greenlit pilot from only a ten minute meeting with ABC? Or that some of the show’s most famous scenes occurred by accident? Grab some damn fine coffee and a slice of cherry pie, and let the 23rd episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ take you through the sleepy town mysteries of Twin Peaks!
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies, You Think You Know TV, and Post Credits comes a brand new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).
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, get your best look yet at Oscar Isaac as an iconic X-Men villain, learn the status of the Man of Steel sequel, and check out the latest Marvel Studios chatter.
Unlike most fictional foils on television, Charles Manson is a name with which you’re already familiar. It’s a name that holds a certain sinister power, making the fictive version of the notorious maniac incredibly unnerving before he even hits the screen in Aquarius, NBC’s detective drama starring David Duchovny as an LAPD investigator whose latest case puts him face to face with the murderous Manson family. The first season of Aquarius hits DVD and Blu-ray today, and to honor the release we’re looking back at the film and television history of one of America’s most notorious criminals.
Despite being the lead villain and one of the most iconic characters in cinematic history, Darth Vader only has 12 minutes of screen time in the first Star Wars movie; that’s less than 10% of the movie. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which catches up with the Sith Lord, Darth Vader!