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Forbidden Planet: The Film that Inspired Star Trek Turns 60

While there’s been a lot of attention paid to the fact that this year is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, not a lot is being been said about a movie that came out 10 years before which inspired the series. In honor of its 60thanniversary, Cinelinx looks at the sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet.

Breaking Down The Most Important Scene in Star Wars: The Empire...

Arguably, the best film of the Original Star Wars trilogy (if not the entire Saga) is The Empire Strikes Back.  Where A New Hope was a fun adventure, the sequel took things to a new level by stepping up the threat and providing engaging drama between characters.  While there’s a lot to love about this film, I’m here to talk about what I feel is the film’s best scene and how it encompasses all the central themes not only for Empire Strikes Back, but the entire Star Wars saga.

The 10 Best Opening Shots in Film

The opening shot of a movie is the audience's first impression, and we've all been told how important first impressions can be. These are our picks for the best 10 opening shots of feature films.

Breaking Down Batman v Superman – 3 Things That Worked and...

As many predicted, Batman v. Superman has proven to be vastly divisive among movie-goers and fans alike.  Even as someone who genuinely enjoyed the on screen adventure, I found plenty of things I both loved and didn’t love within the film.  With my initial review keeping things spoiler free, this is a great time to break down those divisive moments with a lot more freedom.  

Examining Hollywood Remakes: Alice in Wonderland

It’s time to talk remakes and we’re delving into Disney again with their two versions of one of the most famous children’s stories ever. With a sequel coming out this May, it’s a good time to dissect the previous cinematic adaptation of Alice in Wonderland (2010).

Six Reasons Why Civil War is the Opposite of Batman v...

While both Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War and DC’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice are based on a similar premise, the trailers indicate that they may be telling opposite stories. A study of what we know so far illustrates the different approaches both films are taking.

Cinelinx’s Most Anticipated Films of 2016

After enjoying a little break time, the Cinelinx crew is back to ring in the New Year with a look ahead to some of our most anticipated films of 2016, and why you should be excited as well.  Come inside to check out our lists and add your own!  

The 8 Best Movie Trailers of 2015

2015 has been an incredible year for movies, but it's also been a great year for excellent movie trailers.  As I've done in years past, I'm breaking down the best trailers we saw as we recap the end of the year.  Come inside to check it out!

Examining Hollywood Remakes: Bedazzled

It’s time to talk remakes again. Our ongoing series continues as we look at a comedy about the devil. Maybe that’s not quite the holiday spirit but we’re doing it anyway. This week, Cinelinx looks at Harold Ramis’ Bedazzled (2000).

Why Kylo Ren is Star Wars’ Most Terrifying Villain

The Force Awakens’ new villain, Kylo Ren, has been intriguing fans since our first glimpse over a year ago in the teaser trailer.  Now that we've seen him in action, it's clear he's a terrifying menace unlike any we've seen in the Saga so far.  Come inside to check out my breakdown of the new big bad and why everyone should worry about him.

Toy Fair Give us a Look at Funko’s Marvel Avengers Game...

During Toy Fair, Funko has revealed their new line of Funko Pops based on Crystal Dynamics' upcoming title "Marvel Avengers". I know there are...