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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 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 [...]

THE WOLVERINE: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:30

THE WOLVERINE: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:30

Take THE WOLVERINE (Hugh Jackman) out of his standard setting, plunk him down in Japan, give him a lovely heiress (Tao Okamoto) to protect, another lovely young mutant sidekick (Rila Fukushima) to join in battle, and no end of yakuza and ninja to fight, and what do you get? A unique and exciting opportunity to [...]

Here’s What’s Going On 07/25/2013: James Mangold Talks THE WOLVERINE

Here’s What’s Going On 07/25/2013: James Mangold Talks THE WOLVERINE

Logan does not find a safe haven in Japan… Roger Corman finds evil ghosts in China… Russian soldiers find creepy zombots in FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY…

From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:47

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:47

With THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, Disney succeeded in extending the holiday film season from the beginning of November to the end of the year. Now, DreamWorks has upped the ante with RISE OF THE GUARDIANS, a CG animated, 3D fantasy that not only has a burly, Slavic Santa (Alec Baldwin) heading up a team of [...]

Real Steel: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 2:39

Real Steel: Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast 2:39

The official Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots movie is still in the planning stages, but until then, we have REAL STEEL, the Disney/DreamWorks family-friendly take on a world in which the squared circle has been commandeered by mechanical pugilists while the humans stay safely in their seats. Wrapped in the redemptive tale of an absentee [...]

'The Wolverine' Faces Rewrites

‘The Wolverine’ Faces Rewrites

Mark Bomback enlisted to rewrite WOLVERINE’s Japanese sojourn.

New 'Real Steel' Trailer

New ‘Real Steel’ Trailer

Richard Matheson’s gritty STEEL gets re-invented as feature film about family.

Aronofsky Leaves 'The Wolverine'

Aronofsky Leaves ‘The Wolverine’

Darren Aronofsky drops out of THE WOLVERINE, Fox says film to go forward.

'Real Steel' — Trailer

‘Real Steel’ — Trailer

TWILIGHT ZONE plot goes high tech with Hugh Jackman in its corner.