Tag: movie editorials

Redefining the Action Genre: The Lasting Impact of The Matrix and...

The 90s provided a wealth of action movies from the campy to the iconic. At the tail end of the decade, however, The Matrix came in and changed the way action films appeared on screen and how they were made. Today, I’m taking a look at how it drastically altered the Action Movie genre, the key person behind it.

Directors’ Trademarks: Bryan Singer

Directors’ trademarks is a series of articles that examines the “signatures” that filmmakers leave behind in their work. This month, we’re examining the trademark style and calling signs of Bryan Singer as director.

Examining Hollywood Remakes: The Hollow Man

Our series on remakes continues with a movie which is ironic because it’s about a man who can’t be seen but in reality, it’s actually the movie which shouldn’t be seen. This week, Cinelinx looks at The Hollow Man (2000).

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.

Examining Hollywood Remakes: Casino Royale

Our series on remakes continues, but there’s a twist this time. For a change, we’ll be looking at a good remake of a bad old movie. This week, Cinelinx looks at Casino Royale (2006).

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.

Examining Hollywood Remakes: Mighty Joe Young

Let’s talk remakes again. Our series continues as we look at a remake which is just as good--and maybe better--than the original. Cinelinx goes ape this week as we look at the 1998 remake of Mighty Joe Young.

Examining Hollywood Remakes: The Wicker Man

Hollywood is remake crazy these days, so Cinelinx is taking a look at what makes a good remake and what makes a bad one. We'll be examining examples of some cinematic remakes; some that work and some that don’t. In the second in our series articles, we look at a remake that definitely did NOT work...The Wicker Man (2006)!  

Trends in 70’s Cinema: Disaster Movies

Let’s face it, most of us have a soft spot for things blowing up in movies, and for a long time movies have been happy to feed our appetite for destruction. But it wasn’t always that way.

The Best Movie Trailers of the Last 5 Years

Over the last few years, in an age where multiple blockbusters are vying for attention, filmmakers have had to step up their marketing game, giving us some of the best movie trailers ever.  This week, I’m breaking down the most engaging trailers we’ve seen in the past five years. 

Frank Oz Joins Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge!

ILMxLAB and Lucasfilm announced today that Frank Oz has joined the cast of Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy's Edge! That's right, Lucasfilm’s award-winning immersive...