Entries by Jess Collett

Ultimate Film Guide 2014

Yes, the Ultimate Film Guide is back! This is the ultimate list of all things science fiction, horror, fantasy, speculative, or just plain weird that are coming out this year. Print out and display in a prominent place for maximum film contact. 16 January Devil’s Due – After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, […]

Tauriel – A Feminist Critique

The Lord of the Rings as a franchise doesn’t age well when subjected to critiques of feminism and racism; it is unfortunate that the original books were a product of a society that was entrenched in some very nasty attitudes towards those who were not eminently respectable white gentlemen. This does not mean that Tolkien […]

Are You Ready for Captain America 2?

The film is out next spring, and the first preview stills and trailer have just been dropped. Consider us excited. The trailer sees Cap living in a world where the government is doing something dark and questionable. Huh. He also appears to be a fully fledged SHIELD agent. The film takes a lot from the […]

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Official Trailer

Hot on the heels of the first poster for the second part of Peter Jackon’s Hobbit trilogy comes the trailer for The Desolation of Smaug. This two minute trailer gives us all a first look at some important characters. We have Lee Pace as Thranduil, the father of Legolas and the Eleven King, doing something […]

First Poster for Next Hobbit Film Released

The second part of Peter Jackson’s trilogy of films adapting the classic novel by Tolkein will be released this Christmas. Featuring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, the poster sees the hobbit in the midst of the destruction caused by the dragon Smaug (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) before the open doorway into the abandoned dwarf kingdom […]

Could the next Doctor be female?

I’m sure you’ve heard the news that Matt Smith has made the decision to leave his role as the eleventh Doctor in this year’s Christmas special. After an astounding tenure on the show, he’s moving onto fresh new projects where he can show off his phenomenal talent and boundless enthusiasm. As fans, we can be […]

Latest Trailers Round Up

With Man of Steel out on the 14th of June, Warner Brothers have been pumping out a large amount of trailers, this one being the newest. Star Trek Into Darkness is out on the 9th of May. Byzantium is a vampire film by the acclaimed directer of Interview with the Vampire, Neil Jordan. It’s out […]

JJ Abrams to Direct New Star Wars

Disney have confirmed that JJ Abrams, writer of Lost, Fringe and directer of Star Trek and Super 8, will direct Star Wars Episode VII and relaunch the franchise. In an official statement, producer Kathleen Kennedy said, “It’s very exciting to have JJ aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star […]

Ultimate Film Guide to 2013

This is your ultimate guide to all the science fiction, horror, super hero, genre and quirky films you can expect to see released this year. Print out, circle in your diary, and find new films to anticipate. (These are all the British release dates, for readers from foreign climes) 11 January Midnight Son -The story […]