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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Sep 28, 2019. 14 comments

Time After Time Is More Timeless Than You Think

Time After Time Is More Timeless Than You Think

Released September 28, 1979, sci-fi romance-slash-crime drama Time After Time has a lot of elements that feel quite dated when you watch it today, including some very primitive special effects. But its chilling underlying message still rings true—and its cornier parts make it fun to revisit.

In Victorian London, an eccentric gentleman named H.G. Wells (Malcolm McDowell), still a few years away...

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Julie Muncy Julie Muncy Dec 09, 2018. 3 comments

This Artist Has Turned the Movie Poster Into a Science

This Artist Has Turned the Movie Poster Into a Science

If you want to master something, do it a lot. Artist Scott Saslow took that to heart when he, a couple years ago, embarked on a project to create one movie poster a day. Now, he’s still making posters, and his work is incredible—minimal but iconic, made with a deft awareness of exactly how to translate a film into a single arresting image.

Scott Saslow was generous enough to share some of...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Oct 13, 2017. 15 comments

James Horner's Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan Score Has Never Looked Better

James Horner's <i>Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan</i> Score Has Never Looked Better

Few would argue with the fact that Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is the best film in the Trek franchise. It’s got action, suspense, huge twists, an amazing villain, and perhaps most importantly for the matter at hand, an iconic score by the late, great James Horner.

Now, Mondo is releasing that score on limited edition vinyl, and it looks absolutely gorgeous thanks to new art by Matt Taylor....

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Sep 09, 2017. 17 comments

We Just Got a Sneak Peek at The Gorgeous Trailer For The Moon and the Sun

We Just Got a Sneak Peek at The Gorgeous Trailer For <i>The Moon and the Sun</i>

We just saw the first trailer for The Moon and the Sun, the movie version of Vonda McIntyre’s Nebula Award-winning 1997 novel, here at Worldcon in Spokane. It’s full of lavish beauty and intense passion, set in Louis XIV’s Versailles.

In the Moon and the Sun trailer, we meet Marie-Josephe (Kaya Scodelario), a young orphan who’s trapped a nunnery—until King Louis XIV (Pierce Brosnan) hears of...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Aug 22, 2017. 23 comments

Wrath of Khan Director Nicholas Meyer Says He's Working On a New Star Trek Project

<i>Wrath of Khan</i> Director Nicholas Meyer Says He's Working On a New <i>Star Trek</i> Project

Star Trek fans know Nicholas Meyer as the director of arguably the best film in the franchise, 1982's The Wrath of Khan. However, 35 years later, he’s still working on Star Trek. Besides being a producer on the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery, Meyer recently hinted that something else is in the works.

Speaking (or, more specifically, not speaking) about Star Trek: Discovery to TrekMovie, Meyer...

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Julie Muncy Julie Muncy Aug 21, 2017. 18 comments

Shatner Wasn't Initially Too Keen on Khan in Star Trek II

Shatner Wasn't Initially Too Keen on Khan in <i>Star Trek II</i>

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan was a success on the strength of its villain. But the William Shatner wasn’t sure a returning series villain was such a good idea.

Talking to IGN to promote the 35th anniversary celebration of the film, Shatner shared that he didn’t want to look to the series for inspiration at all for Star Trek II.

He said:

I recall that they began to talk about the second...

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