‘Age of Shadows’ Picked as Korea’s Oscar Contender

Kim Jee-woon’s “The Age of Shadows” (aka “Mil-jeong”) has been selected to represent South Korea in the foreign-language category of the Oscars. The film is a 1920s set espionage thriller involving resistance fighters trying to smuggle explosives from Shanghai into Japanese-occupied Korea. The film is Warner Bros.’ first local production in Korea. It will have its… Read more »

Venice: The Match Factory Sells ‘Through the Wall’ to Italy’s Cinema SRL (EXCLUSIVE)

Kicking in its Venice business, Germany’s The Match Factory, often one of the most active sales on the Lido, has licensed Rama Burshtein’s “Through the Wall” for Italy to vet Valerio de Paolis’ new distribution house Cinema SRL. “Through the Wall,” Burshtein’s second feature, is sparking expectation after her debut, “Fill the Void,” written under… Read more »

Christopher Walken As Kirk’s Ancestor?? The Secret Plans For STAR TREK Following 2002’s NEMESIS!!

Christopher Walken As Kirk’s Ancestor?? The Secret Plans For STAR TREK Following 2002’s NEMESIS Disaster!!

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Star Trek Movies Ranked By Gross (domestic grosses in millions) $257.7 Star Trek (2009) $228.7 Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) $150.8+ Star Trek Beyond (2016) $109.7 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) $92.0 Star Trek: First Contact (1996) $82.2 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) $78.9 Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982) $76.4 Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984) $75.6 Star Trek: Generations (1994) $74.8 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) $70.1 Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) $52.2 Star Trek: The Final Frontier (1989) $43.2 Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Star Trek Movies Adjusted For Inflation (adjusted domestic grosses in millions) $299.1 Star Trek (2009) $283.8 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) $250.0 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) $236.4 Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) $232.4 Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982) $197.0 Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984) $179.6 Star Trek: First Contact (1996) $156.2 Star Trek: Generations (1994) $154.9 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) $150.8+ Star Trek Beyond (2016) $127.2 Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) $113.8 Star Trek: The Final Frontier (1989) $63.7 Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
It was seven years between the unprecedented flop that was 2002’s “Star Trek Nemesis” and the 2009 J.J. Abrams reboot that became by far the most successful Trek movie in history.  Those

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China Advances Film Industry Law, Shuns Western Values

Chinese media must not promote ‘Western lifestyle,’ satirize classic works of Chinese literature or encourage decadent behavior, according to a new directive from media regulators on Monday. Instead they should promote ‘positive energy.’ The guidelines were issued by the State Administration for Press, Publishing, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT.) They were reported by official media, including… Read more »

AICN COMICS PODCAST checks out BLUE BEETLE REBIRTH! CAPTAIN MARVEL! INVINCIBLE! MOSIAC Prelude!

AICN COMICS PODCAST checks out BLUE BEETLE REBIRTH! CAPTAIN MARVEL! INVINCIBLE! MOSIAC Prelude!

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Mark L. Miller aka Ambush Bug here. On this week’s episode of our latest and greatest podcast, our Poptards host Johnny Destructo joins Optimous Douche and the lovely Slai to talk about BLUE BEETLE REBIRTH #1 (w – Keith Giffen, a – Scott Kolins, 13:13), CAPTAIN MARVEL #8 (w – Ruth Gage & Christos Gage, a – Kris Anka, 24:29), INVINCIBLE #130 (w – Robert Kirkman, a – Cory Walker, 35:05), and the MOSIAC Prelude (w – Geoffrey Thorne, a – Khary Randolph, 44;55) while I was celebrating my 21st birthday for the hundredth time! As always, that sweet, sweet jack@$$ery is sporked in free of charge!

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Film Review: ‘Morgan’

Robots, supercomputers, automatons: The history of sci-fi can be boiled down to a laundry list of humanoid machines whose very existence raises the question, “Yes, but do they have feelings?” The title character of “Morgan” is, in many ways, a successor to all those spooky-chilly faux-human techno marvels. Except that Morgan does have feelings. She’s… Read more »