Best of the Week: 'Divergent' from the Fan's Perspective, Time Travel at SXSW, 'Godzilla' Anticipation and More

Best of the Week: 'Divergent' from the Fan's Perspective, Time Travel at SXSW, 'Godzilla' Anticipation and More

Mar 21, 2014

The Movie News:

Get your first look at Dwayne Johnson as he's poised to punch earthquakes in the face in San Andreas.

The next Wolverine movie will come after X-Men: Apocalypse, and will be directed by James Mangold.

The Jurassic World cast got a little bigger this week with news of the original character who would be returning. 

The Incredibles 2 is happening. Pirates of the Caribbean 5, however, may not be.

Attack the Block director Joe Cornish will next direct the James Bond-esque Section 6.

The team behind The Lego Movie might direct Ghostbusters 3, which suddenly made everyone optimistic about Ghostbusters 3.

The '80s cartoon Jem is getting turned into a live-action movie from the director of G.I. Joe Retaliation.

 

The Geek Stuff:

This week's discussion topics: What are your top three Muppet characters? Should The Incredibles 2 include Marvel superheroes? How would you rank the Muppet movies? Should Game of Thrones finish on the big screen?

If you've never seen The Guyver, here's a very good reason why you should fix that.

In honor of a new Outpost movie, we run down the best military horror movies.

Check out the pilots for Enormous and Rubicon, two new Web series.

 

The Videos:

This week's worthwhile trailers are: Peanuts, The Maze Runner, The Giver, Fargo: The Series, Nymphomaniac: Volume II, The Signal, Earth to Echo, Brick Mansions.

Want to know what the first-ever kiss caught on film looked like? 

Here's a surprisingly cool compilation of all the final shots from every Oscar Best Picture winner.

Of course Billy Dee Williams danced with Stormtroopers and Ewoks on Dancing with the Stars. Why wouldn't he? And speaking of dancing, prepare to fall in love with Christopher Walken all over again.

This Disney superfan sings "Let It Go" from Frozen in the voices of 21 different characters, and it's... weird, really weird. 

David Koechner will stab you in the stomach if you talk during his new movie.

 

Our Features:

We take a look at the surprise trend at this year's SXSW: indie time-travel movies. And speaking of SXSW, we weigh in on the fest's most buzzed-about comedies.

Marvel master Kevin Feige tells us how they plan to subvert expectations with The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Speaking of Marvel, we've seen a chunk of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and want to tell you about it.

Here's our guide to everything hitting Blu-ray and DVD this week. And here's our VOD guide, featuring The Wolf of Wall Street and 47 Ronin.

We make the case for why Godzilla is going to be the most impressive summer movie of 2014.

Are you a big Divergent fan? Then you'll want to check out our interview with Ansel Elgort. Speaking of Divergent, here's our superfan's review. And speaking of reviews, the Schmoes cover Divergent, Muppets Most Wanted and Nymphomanic.

Here's everything you need to know about Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead, which turned 10 this week.

 

 

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