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Grierson & Leitch's 2014 In Review: The Best Forgotten Performances

Yes, most people have already written their Top 10 movie lists for 2014. We're saving ours for the last week of the year, but while we wait for this full, rich, and weird movie year to end, we're going to start looking back at certain highlights. Today, it's our favorite forgotten performances. Tomorrow: the… » 12/24/14 11:44am 12/24/14 11:44am

Time Is Not A Flat Circle: X-Men: Days Of Future Past, Reviewed

1. X-Men: Days of Future Past feels like one of those special-edition comic books that takes all the characters we know and love, drops them in some sort of parallel universe (so the storyline's ramifications don't affect the current canon timeline), and shakes up both the plot and those characters like crazy, just to… » 5/23/14 12:45pm 5/23/14 12:45pm

All the Most X-ceptional Things We Saw in the New X-Men Trailer!

The first X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer appeared today, and it's chock full of dramatic moments, with every mutant ever and a perilous journey back through time. We pored over dozens of screencaps to bring you every great moment, and all of the hints, in this epic trailer. Here's our complete rundown. » 10/29/13 3:34pm 10/29/13 3:34pm

Cruelty Unchained. Twelve Years A Slave, Reviewed.

1. Twelve Years a Slave is a devastating movie experience, one that will leave you shaking with anger. This is not an attempt to shed new light on the shame of slavery, or, heaven forbid, a winky postmodern re-imagining of slavery as a self-referential cinematic revenge fantasy. (After seeing Twelve Years a Slave, » 10/15/13 6:23pm 10/15/13 6:23pm

The 16 Fall Movies You Should Be Excited About: A Guide

Labor Day is the signpost every year that the sugary summer junk is behind us and that the nutritious square meal of awards season has finally arrived. That's the theory, anyway: In actuality, summer movies like Before Midnight and Fruitvale Station will be as well-received as any Oscar bait, and the biggest hits this… » 9/04/13 5:48pm 9/04/13 5:48pm

It Feels Like The First Time—Almost. Prometheus, Reviewed.

Prequels may be Hollywood's latest gimmick to repackage old franchises as new movies, but they have one definite advantage over traditional sequels. Whereas parts two, three, four, etc., of a series usually find the filmmakers coming up with plots that move further and further away from the story (and the spirit) of… » 6/05/12 5:01pm 6/05/12 5:01pm