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X-Men: Days of Future Past – Radio Film Review

X-Men: Days of Future Past – Radio Film Review

Time is, time was, time’s X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. There were clearly commercial reasons why the latest chapter in the X-MEN franchise had to be a time travel tale: Having previously flubbed the introduction of a new, younger Professor X and Magneto  (James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, respectively) in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, the producers [...]

X-Men: Days of Future Past - CFQ Spotlight 5:20

X-Men: Days of Future Past – CFQ Spotlight 5:20

From the Better Late Than Never Department: Cinefantastique’s Spotlight Podcast 5:20, focusing on X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, was supposed to post last Monday. Unfortunately, technical delays prevents it from being posted until today. Listen in as Lawrence French and Steve Biodrowski discuss the latest installment of the Marvel mutant film franchise, in which Wolverine [...]

X-Men: Days of Future Past review

X-Men: Days of Future Past review

The most astoundingly okay movie so far this year – which is apparently all it takes to earn high praise these days
If you want to thrill to the excitement of an astoundingly, supremely, stupendously okay movie, then run – don’t walk – to a theatre showing X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. This film truly has [...]

Here’s What’s Going On: 06/07/2013 Video News Update

Michael Fassbender tries out his Magneto powers… Director James DeMonaco discusses THE PURGE… Trailer for INSIDIOUS CHAPTER 2 seeks to unsettle…
Direct from the lavish Cinefantastique Studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in genre media.

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER & THE LAST EXORCISM PART II: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:09

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER & THE LAST EXORCISM PART II: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:09

Once again, America has taken a look at the latest revisionist fairy tale and sighed a collective, “Why?” JACK THE GIANT SLAYER flopped at the box-office in its opening weekend, despite a mammoth budget, attractive leads, and director Bryan Singer expanding the story of a humble peasant vs. a ravenous giant into something that incorporates a [...]

Jack the Giant Slayer: Review

Jack the Giant Slayer: Review

There’s no magic in this beanstalk, and viewers foolish enough to spend money on tickets are likely to feel as cheated as Jack when told he’s been swindled out of a horse and cart for a few worthless beans. The root of the problem lies in a fatal uncertainty about exactly what JACK THE GIANT [...]

Paranormal Activity 3: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 2:41.1

Paranormal Activity 3: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 2:41.1

And so the story of two sisters vexed by supernatural forces — as captured by conveniently located video cameras — continues, or begins, or ends depending on how you want to look at it, in PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3. Another prequel set in 1988 and purportedly recorded on VHS equipment — which doesn’t really account for [...]

X-Men: First Class: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 2:21.1

X-Men: First Class: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 2:21.1

It isn’t particularly well known, but mutants were with Washington when he crossed the Delaware, with Einstein when he developed the theory of relativity, and with Sarah Palin while she was waiting for Russia to raise its head above Alaska. Most specifically, they were directly engaged in the Cuban Missile Crisis — the world-changing historical [...]

'X-Men: First Class' — Featurette

‘X-Men: First Class’ — Featurette

Explore the X-MEN’s FAMILY TREE in video.

'X-Men: First Class Pic'—Jones on Hellfire Club

‘X-Men: First Class Pic’—Jones on Hellfire Club

January Jones taks about the Hellfire Club, X-Men wear X-Men costumes something like the actual comics.