Best of the Week: The Good and Bad of Summer 2014, Unedited 'Star Wars' and More

Aug 29, 2014 Comments (0)

The Important News

We heard Hawkeye might be in Captain America 3. And were teased that someone else in the sequel will have fans freaking out. We also saw new images from Avengers: Age of Ultron and heard some rumors about how that sequel will end.

Guardians of the Galaxy became the hightest grossing movie of the summmer. And they made a real dancing Groot toy.

Sir Richard Attenborough died. And was paid tribute by the production of Jurassic World

Keith Stanfield will play Snoop Dogg. Mike Epps will play Richard Pryor. Chris Hemsworth will play Audrey's husband in the next Vacation.

We got our first look at Pixar's next female hero. And our first look at Disney's Feast

Acme is the next Lego Movie. Underworld is the next franchise to be rebooted. We heard details on the next iconic Bond henchman.

Saw is getting a 10th anniversary rereleaseThe Maze Runner is ushering in the next advance in movie projection.

Tyler Perry dissed his own movie

    

The Videos and Geek Stuff

Trailers: Amityville: The AwakeningThe CallingDoomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s the Fantastic FourGone GirlExistsThe InterviewThe PyramidRosewaterSeventh SonThe RewriteCub and Pixar's Lava.

And here's our ranking of the best trailers of the week.

Watch scenes from Sin City: A Dame to Kill For without special effects. Watch a stunt from Mission: Impossible 5.

See how the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles almost looked like aliens.

Watch Billy Crystal's Emmys tribute to Robin Williams. Check out David Fincher's ads for Gap.

Watch Superman take the ALS ice bucket challenge. And watch Jean-Claude Van Damme kick-carve an ice sculpture. Also, Action Kid is back for a sequel.

Watch a demo of a virtual reality Star Wars game. Also watch the unedited Cantina scene

eBay presents the most valuable movie props.

Watch the Schmoes review The November Man and As Above, So Below. They also picked their top five spies in movies.  

 

Our Features

Our guide to the best and worst of the 2014 summer movie season. Also hear us review the movies of the summer.

Up for discussion: Is Sin City: A Dame to Kill For better than Sin City? What movie should get a prequel TV series? What is the best horror-movie title of all time?

Our YA expert looked at the latest on The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner and more. Our comic book cinema expert ranked the comic book movies of 2014. Our resident geek paid tribute to comics legend Jack Kirby.

Here's our guide to everything hitting VOD this week, and what's new on Blu-ray and DVD and what's new on Netflix Watch Instantly in September.

 

 

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