The Fox era of X-Men comes to a lackluster end after almost 20 years as Dark Phoenix is a boring, lifeless rehash of prior X-Men movie plots and character motivations.
Jean Grey’s latent powers are unleashed in what is most likely the final chapter of the Fox X-Men saga, Dark Phoenix, arriving in June this summer.
DC is developing a New Gods movie with Ava DuVernay, Danny Boyle is directing Bond 25, the Twins sequel may shoot this year, Spike Lee in talks to direct Spider-Man spin-off based on Nightwatch, Shout! Factory gets the rights to 270 Roger Corman movies and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The sixth entry in the X-Men series and making the rebooted series a trilogy, X-Men: Apocalypse is solid but never does anything that makes it anything besides just “OK”.
Mystique leads the X-Men into battle against Apocalypse and his Horsemen in the final trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse, which also teases the appearance of a certain clawed Canuck.
The world’s first and most powerful mutant, Apocalypse (Oscar Issac), arrives to wipe out humanity with the help of his Horsemen (Psylocke, Magneto, Storm and Angel) and the X-Men are the only ones who can try and stop him in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse.
Jake Gyllenhaal pulls a Christian Bale this summer and goes from gaunt, creepy Lou Bloom of last year’s Nightcrawler to bulked up former boxing champion Billy Hope in Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw.
We get our first look at Aquaman, a new Alien movie, more additions to X-Men: Apocalypse and Deadpool and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Joe and a late Chris talk about the latest creepiness from Guillermo Del Toro, bizarre plot points of the Pirates franchise, the over the top awesomeness of Kingsman, the current state of Arrow, Hannibal, The Slap and much more.
One of the best movies of last year, Nightcrawler, arrives on DVD/Blu Ray this week along with some dramas based on real events, Lego DC and more.