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By Antony: I hear old Stevie backing off a bit, and couching his dooms day prediction with a prediction that something else will replace visual spectecl…

Steven Spielberg Still Worried About Blockbuster Implosion, Says Superhero Movie Trend Is Just A Phase

Sep 2nd, 2015 2:58pm

By Darrell: Yes!! Nice to see some supporters of 'The Village'. I adore it. The rhythm to the dialogue (especially William Hurt's character), the colour,…

Joaquin Phoenix Reteams With M. Night Shyamalan For New Film

Sep 2nd, 2015 2:34pm

By Billy: what am I missing? Narcos is tremendous. The audience is English speaking. The protagonist is English because of that. I'm bilingual so I can…

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 2:30pm

By Daniel: Yup, shots of spaceships flying around look like other shots of spaceships flying around.

Watch: Supercut Highlights The Visual Symmetry In The First 6 'Star Wars' Films

Sep 2nd, 2015 2:10pm

By Mark: Great work... but it missed out the most important symmetrical sequence from the two trilogies, Anakin entering the Tusken Raider tent to…

Watch: Supercut Highlights The Visual Symmetry In The First 6 'Star Wars' Films

Sep 2nd, 2015 1:57pm

By doris: I think that there's a general dumbing down of pop culture -- movies will get even more crass, cynical and corporate... perhaps one day we'll…

Steven Spielberg Still Worried About Blockbuster Implosion, Says Superhero Movie Trend Is Just A Phase

Sep 2nd, 2015 1:47pm

By Connor: Chris Pine definitely impresses as Kirk in both Star Trek & Into Darkness, but if you want to see "genius" Chris Pine, check…

Joaquin Phoenix Says He Doesn’t Think Making A Blockbuster Would Be "Fulfilling," Calls Chris Pine "F*cking Genius"

Sep 2nd, 2015 1:45pm

By joel: This dude acts nothing like the real Pablo. Pablo: El Patron del Mal. - that guy acts like pablo

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 1:19pm

By Dave: Most people who read comic books as a kid waited for the day when the technology would advance to the point where a superhero movie could…

Steven Spielberg Still Worried About Blockbuster Implosion, Says Superhero Movie Trend Is Just A Phase

Sep 2nd, 2015 1:18pm

By skiplittle: (Dave) Doesn't how you're raised and who you are as an individual have anything to do with your outlook on things? Is Spielberg necessarily…

Cary Fukunaga Says He "Wasn't Involved" With 'True Detective' Season 2, Explains His Departure From 'It'

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:37pm

By Tyrion: WWII was over 60 years ago. Is anyone still left alive who was in that war? I think we can stop now with the war propaganda. The conditions…

Watch: America Loses WWII In Comic Con Trailer For Amazon's Ridley Scott Produced 'Man In The High Castle'

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:36pm

By Daniel: Wait. There are trends in the movie industry? I need to sit down.

Steven Spielberg Still Worried About Blockbuster Implosion, Says Superhero Movie Trend Is Just A Phase

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:34pm

By Rodie: It all moves in cycles. The massive super hero trend will die down in a few years and with Star Wars back the trend could swing in the…

Steven Spielberg Still Worried About Blockbuster Implosion, Says Superhero Movie Trend Is Just A Phase

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:25pm

By Billyboy : His insight is as clever as his films. He warns about a potential blockbuster apocalypse but is currently preparing a potential blockbuster.…

Steven Spielberg Still Worried About Blockbuster Implosion, Says Superhero Movie Trend Is Just A Phase

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:21pm

By Mary Gilbert: Will someone please give the incredibly talented Ben Whishaw a LEADING role.To see his talent wasted is truly a shame.

Watch: Carey Mulligan & Meryl Streep Fight For Women’s Rights In The First Teaser Trailer For ‘Suffragette’

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:18pm

By Ali: I saw this movie in Berlin and it was delightful , and yes both actors were pretty good although dean(dane)'s ' hair looked a little too…

Berlin Review: Anton Corbijn's 'Life' Starring Robert Pattinson & Dane DeHaan

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:06pm

By sit jhames: Tell the truth.... tell the truth.

Sony Lawyers Cut Material From Will Smith's 'Concussion' To Avoid Potential Legal Hassles With The N.F.L.

Sep 2nd, 2015 12:02pm

By Oktay Ege Kozak: Great review Erik! Very disappointed that you didn't like this show since I was looking forward to it. We mostly agree on movies but when it…

Review: Netflix's 'Narcos' Starring Wagner Moura And Boyd Holbrook

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:55am

By cirkusfolk: It's all BS anyway. It's a no brainer (pun) that getting hit is bad for your body, but if these guys want the millions they get to play the…

Sony Lawyers Cut Material From Will Smith's 'Concussion' To Avoid Potential Legal Hassles With The N.F.L.

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:47am

By Dave: Chris Pine does give interesting performances. Kevin, he didn't say Pine is "a f*cking genius"; he said Pine is "f*cking…

Joaquin Phoenix Says He Doesn’t Think Making A Blockbuster Would Be "Fulfilling," Calls Chris Pine "F*cking Genius"

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:41am