Posts Tagged ‘X-Men’

Fox And Marvel Pursue Mutant-Related TV Series

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2016
Do you enjoy Batman Minus Batman, Fox’s crime drama now going into its third season? Then you might be interested in X-Men Minus X-Men, which the network is currently developing in cooperation with 20th Century Fox (who still owns the movie and TV rights to Marvel’s “mutant” idea as long as they continue to exercise […]

Review: “Deadpool” Blu-ray – A Fun, Vulgar Take on the Superhero Origin Formula

by James Harveyon May 13, 2016
From the very first frame, Deadpool positions itself as something different: a brash, loud and crude action-comedy superhero movie that offers something different. But, really, it’s the same superhero origin movie we’ve been seeing for years now, though it skillfully uses a distorted narrative, crude humor, and solid set pieces to cover up those well-known […]

New X-Men Teaser Goes In Search Of Apocalypse

New X-Men Teaser Goes In Search Of Apocalypse

by Peter Paltridgeon April 19, 2016
20th Century Fox has put up quite a few teasers and trailers relating to their next X-Men movie, but this one is certainly the most unique. Does anyone remember how Bioshock Infinite promoted itself with faux-historical trailers made to look and sound like an In Search Of episode? Fox has done the same thing for […]
Catch The Mystique In This New X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer

Catch The Mystique In This New X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon March 17, 2016
Another day, another new superhero movie trailer. The universe that was somewhat rebooted in X-Men: First Class expands in X-Men: Apocalypse. The titular supervillain, resurrected from a distant past, believes himself to be a god and world domination is his goal. Only a garishly blue, cat-eyed Jennifer Lawrence and her crew of inhumans mutants can […]


X-Men Spinoff The New Mutants Looks To Be Finally Happening

by Alex Beanon May 13, 2015
The X-Men spinoff movie that X-Men fans have been anxiously awaiting – “The New Mutants” – appears to be on its way down the yellow brick road as Fox announced that they had put director Josh Boone [“Fault in our Stars”] on the movie development job. First appearing in 1982, the angst-y teenage New Mutants […]

Singer Will Direct X-Men: Apocalypse

by Alex Beanon September 22, 2014
Fox went with a known quantity – both literally and figuratively – as Bryan Singer returns for his fourth stint as director in the X-Men franchise with the announcement that he will direct “X-Men: Apocalypse”. Singer has already directed “X-Men” [2000], “X-Men 2” [2003] and this year’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past”. “X-Men: Apocalypse” is […]

Famke Jannsen on Conan

Famke Jannsen Talks to Conan About X-Men and Her Dog’s Sex Life

by on July 17, 2014
Famke Jannsen, best known to geeks as Jean Grey from the X-Men movie, talked to Conan O’Brien about how she concealed her cameo in the recent X-Men: Days of Future Past. But more focus was given to the alternative lifestyle and lovelife of her dog Licorice. He has a a boyfriend named Clyde and a […]

Channing Tatum Is Gambit For X-Men Spinoff Flick

by Alex Beanon May 13, 2014
“X-Men: Days of Future Past” has not yet been released and already there is an announcement of a spinoff from the film franchise with Channing Tatum being selected to play Gambit as confirmed by “X-Men” producer Lauren Shuler Donner…


The Sword Gets An X-Men Edge

by Alex Beanon July 9, 2013
The graphic novel “The Sword” got one step closer to being the next “Hunger Games”-style flick featuring a female action hero when film rights owner Lakeshore Entertainment brought on David Hayter to write the screenplay – Hayter is responsible for the screenplays for “X-Men” [2000], “X2” [2003] and “Watchmen” [2009]. “The Sword” is based on […]

Toonz Entertainment Has An Epiphany

by Alex Beanon June 20, 2013
Singapore-based animation studio Toonz Entertainment has partnered with Hollywood production company New Myth to provide $200 million in seed money to form Epiphany – a movie incubator company they hope will be involved as co-producer and financier [along with Hollywood studios] of major, global animated films. Russian company AR Film is also invested in the […]