Best of the Week: 'Ant-Man' First Look, 'Goonies' Action Figures, Adult Comic Book Movies and More

Best of the Week: 'Ant-Man' First Look, 'Goonies' Action Figures, Adult Comic Book Movies and More

Aug 22, 2014

The Important News

We got our first look at Paul Rudd as a superhero in Ant-Man. Meanwhile, Dwayne Johnson can't decide if he wants to be a DC superhero or villain

Johnny Depp and his daughter will be in Kevin Smith's Yoga Hosers. Ving Rhames will be back for Mission: Impossible 5. Director David Yates will be back for another Harry Potter movie.  

Julianne Moore will be in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 more than you expect. Jennifer Lawrence might be in the next Tarantino movie.

The Devil's Advocate will be a TV show. Minority Report will also be a TV show. Netflix might soon look like something out of Minority Report.

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will reprise their Shaun of the Dead roles on TV. Meanwhile, Pegg and Edgar Wright are scripting another movie together

The November Man is already getting a sequel. Remo Williams is getting a reboot from Shane Black.

The Expendables 3 bombed at the box office. Chef is returning to theaters


The Videos and Geek Stuff

Trailers: Open Windows, Fury, Men, Women & Children, Automata, Ouija, The Canal, Collar and White Bird in a Blizzard.

And there's a trailer for the Aliens vs. Predators comic book Prometheus: Fire and Stone. Plus a ranking of the best trailers of the week.

What if iconic horror villains guest-starred on Scooby-Doo? What if there were action figures for The Goonies, Back to the Future and The Terminator? (Now there are.)

Speaking of Scooby-Doo, check out the van Chris Pratt used to live in before he was famous. Now watch the Buffy the Vampire Slayer parody that Alison Brie and Jennifer Lawrence made before they were famous. 

Watch the animated supervillain short film that Will Ferrell is turning into a feature. Now watch the proof of concept video Rian Johnson made for Looper.

Tom Hanks made a typewriter app. David Letterman made a wonderful tribute to Robin Williams. Bryan Singer got a celebratory X-Men tattoo.

Watch a history of depictions of texting in the movies. Now watch the 10 best improvised scenes in movies.

Also watch all of John Travolta's musical moments in the movies. And then of course follow that with all of Quentin Tarantino's best music moments in his movies

Watch The Foo Fighters pay tribute to Carrie in support of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Watch Pierce Brosnan play the GoldenEye video game.

Now watch a Lego remake of the Ghostbusters slimer scene and Max Landis's remake of a scene from is dad's An American Werewolf in London.

Penelope Cruz directed this sexy lingerie commercial.

Watch The Schmoes review Sin City: A Dame to Kill ForIf I Stay and When the Game Stands Tall. They also picked their top five revenge movies.  


Our Features

Check out our guide to MondoCon 2014

Up for discussion: What was the best movie of Summer 2014? Who are your top 3 characters in Robert Rodriguez movies?

Our Marvel expert wondered if the studio will avoid characters with horror elements. Our comic book cinema expert laid out what we need to know about the Sin City comics and movies. Our horror expert found the next Paranormal Activity. Our resident geek looked into Star Wars and Amazing Spider-Man rumors.

Ti West tells us about shooting the most important scene in The Sacrament

The 12 best comic book movies for adults

Check out our guide to the latest new posters. And see if you can guess all these cropped movie posters featuring Sin City 2 actors

Here's our guide to everything hitting VOD this week, and what's new on Blu-ray and DVD






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