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Guardians of the Galaxy is out on Blu-ray next week. You’re welcome!

Guardians of the Galaxy is out on Blu-ray next week. You’re welcome!

Good news. Guardians of the Galaxy hits Blu-ray and DVD next monday 24th November in the UK. It was out in the US on VOF from 18th November and hits Blu-ray over there on 9th December. From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team – the Guardians of the...

Mel Gibson may direct Andrew Garfield in WWII drama

Mel Gibson may direct Andrew Garfield in WWII drama

Mel Gibson has been slowly working on his comeback. He has had a few movie roles, but now comes word of a new film that he may direct. His last directing gig was 2006’s Apocalypto. Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of war hero Private First Class Desmond T. Doss, who won the Congressional Medal of Honor even though he refused to bear arms on religious...

Warren Ellis’ Global Frequency is going back on the air

Warren Ellis’ Global Frequency is going back on the air

A few years ago Warren Ellis wrote a brilliant comic book called Global Frequency. It was optioned for a TV show and a pilot was made. Sadly it never went to series, but the pilot is around and worth a watch if you can find it it. It seems that Miranda Zero and the Global Frequency are still out there as it is getting an other shot at a TV show. Rockne S....

First Look: Patrick Stewart in Green Room

First Look: Patrick Stewart in Green Room

Green Room is the new film from Jeremy Saulnier who brought us the excellent Blue Ruin. Be sure to read our interview with Saulnier about that film. Green Room stars Patrick Stewart as a white supremacist. Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots and Alia Shawkat also star. The film follows a young punk rock band who find themselves trapped in a secluded venue after...

Dragonriders of Pern gets a screenwriter

Dragonriders of Pern gets a screenwriter

The long in development Dragonriders of Pern was recently optioned by Warner Bros. The adaptation for Anne McCaffrey‘s novels did have an old screenplay by David Hayter. However, it appears that his screenplay is no longer in the mix as Warner Bros have brought onboard Sarah Cornwell (What I Had Before You) to adapt the first novel. In Dragonflight,...

Raiders of the Lost Ark melting Toht candle

Raiders of the Lost Ark melting Toht candle

Absolutely brilliant! We all remember what happens at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark. The Ark opens, Indy and Marion close their eyes and the bad guys melt away. Gestapo agent Toht’s demise has been capture in wax for you to melt in your own home. You can buy it over at Firebox. Via...

Win the Battlestar Galactica Vault

Win the Battlestar Galactica Vault

Battlestar Galactica Vault is a fantastic book by Paul Ruditis. For over thirty years, science­‐fiction fans have been enthralled by Battlestar Galactica and the captivating saga of humanity’s war with the chilling Cylons. From its innovative special effects to its controversial storylines, the franchise has fascinated generations of viewers. Now,...

Mike Nichols has passed away

Mike Nichols has passed away

Sad news. Mike Nichols, director of The Graduate, Catch 22, Primary Colours, Closer has died at the age of 83 due to cardiac arrest. The German-born US director was also Oscar nominated for his work on Working Girl, The Remains of the Day, Silkwood and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? He also staged the original theatrical productions of Barefoot in the...

Paul Greengrass to direct George Orwell’s 1984

Paul Greengrass to direct George Orwell’s 1984

Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Identity, Captain Phillips) is set to direct a new adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984. George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four is perhaps the most pervasively influential book of the twentieth century, making famous Big Brother, newspeak and Room 101. Hidden away in the Record Department of the...

Red: A Kubrick Supercut

Red: A Kubrick Supercut

Rishi Kaneria put together this excellent supercut focusing on Stanley Kubrick’s use of the color red in his films. Red: A Kubrick Supercut from Rishi Kaneria on Vimeo. Thanks to Paul for sending it...