The Avengers and Joss Whedon

With an impressively hefty budget of $220 million, Disney and Marvel are taking a considerable swing for the fences on a single film. The Avengers, the superhero movie to end all superhero movies, rolls into theaters on May…

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Planet of the Apes 2?

One of the biggest movie surprises of the year was Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Director Rupert Wyatt took what could have been a mercilessly exploitive rip off from the established yet dated franchise and injected…

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Cowboys and Aliens: the Genre-Bending Preview

by Stefan Abrutat Combining movie genres has been a Hollywood trademark since Abbott and Costello first goosed Frankenstein. (I can’t remember if they did or not, but it’s a notion that’s certainly entertaining me, so perhaps they should’ve).…

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