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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

By HG: It's funny he would cite King as proof he is fair and balance given anyone with knowledge of King knows he is universally accepted as the…

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

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:39am

By droop: skyfall isn't all that great. and i love how the playlist uses "nitpicking" in a derogatory way.

James Bond Author Says Idris Elba Is "Too Street" To Play 007, And Bond Is "Weak" In 'Skyfall'

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:36am

By droop: why the pic from transcendence?

Apple Eyes Going Hollywood By Creating Original Films And TV Shows

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:30am

By Bradley: Peter are you that stupid? The country is spelt C O L O M B I A.

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

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:26am

By Erik: Guys, I understand and even appreciate the corrections on errors. Mistakes happen, and we want to catch them here. So thanks. But jeez, why…

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

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:13am

By Honest Joe: stop confusing bloggers for journalists, Peter. bloggers are bottom wrung and entertainment bloggers? they're not even on the ladder.

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

Sep 2nd, 2015 11:00am

By Peter: At least get the name of the country right, Columbia? You're a journalist? This review is literally copied from the Atlantic. And you call…

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

Sep 2nd, 2015 10:28am

By Franka: Hey check out the new Circus-y editor making decisions all adult like!

Venice Review: 'Everest' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, More

Sep 2nd, 2015 10:27am