AMC's 'The Walking Dead' season 4 finale was a big night in more ways than one, especially in terms of sneak peeks at upcoming shows and movies. Aside from new looks at 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' viewers also got to see the first trailer for the network's new original series 'Halt and Catch Fire,' which stars 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'The Hobbit' actor Lee Pace.
Mixing genres never works, especially surrealist comedy and character-based drama. Indie filmmakers often try it, and the seesaw of quirk and forced pathos is what makes people roll their eyes and wish for "a real movie." But once in a while it does work - and when it does, as with Lenny Abrahamson's 'Frank,' the result is something of a miracle.
'Frank,' co-written by Peter Straughan ('Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy') and Jon Ronson (the journalist/author of 'The Men Who Stare at Goats' and 'The Psychopath Test') and starring Domnhall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy and, wearing that ridiculous papier-mache head, Michael Fassbender, is a readymade cult classic.
Just when you thought you'd seen the last of Ben Kingsley's Mandarin (or Trevor Slattery, rather), Marvel has pulled him back in for an all new One-Shot for their upcoming release of 'Thor: The Dark World' on Blu-ray. In the new short film, Slattery sits down with an inquisitive reporter for his first interview since landing in prison, and we've got a sneak peek at Kingsley reprising his role in the first clip.