Pan’s Labyrinth: Criterion Collection

November 30, 2016

There are two kinds of Guillermo del Toro films – the ones he makes for the Hollywood studios, like Pacific Rim (2013), and the ones he makes independently, like The Devil’s Backbone (2001). Both kinds are personal statements for the filmmaker but... 


March 27, 2004

The success of X-Men (2000) and Spider-Man (2002) has opened the door for a new wave a comic book adaptations. In the past, studios have played it safe and only green-lighted adaptations of mainstream comic books with large followings. However, this has... 

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer: The Power Cosmic Edition

October 2, 0207

With the baffling box office success of the inept Fantastic Four (2005), a sequel was, unfortunately, inevitable. One would hope that the filmmakers would take the criticism leveled at the first film to heart but sadly, the weak screenplay rears its ugly...