Ian McKellen News
1:21 PM 7/28/2014 by Jeff Giles
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies won't march into theaters until December 17, but the marketing campaign for the final installment in director Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy has already begun -- and now the film's first trailer, which debuted at Comic-Con, has made its way online.
11:26 PM 5/23/2014 by Logan Falk
This weekend may see something spectacular happen—the Phoenix-like rebirth (pun only slightly intended) of a franchise with a shaky past, as Marvel takes a potential huge step forward with the X-Men series. To make sure this weekend isn’t too exciting, however, this phenomenon is tempered by the release of another Adam Sandler comedy.
4:03 PM 5/23/2014 by Jeff Giles
It isn't perfect, and it's probably not a very good entry point for anybody unfamiliar with the film series and its comics counterparts, but for a movie that sends an enormous cast hurling around the world and across time, X-Men: Days of Future Past does a pretty darn impressive job of never losing sight of its plot.
10:39 AM 5/23/2014 by Senh Duong
A couple of days ago, Bryan Singer’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” the sequel to “X-Men: First Class” that unites popular cast members from the entire franchise, scored a near perfect 94% on Rotten Tomatoes. I was thinking it can’t possibly stay that high by the time it opens today; my prediction was mid to high 80s.
10:44 PM 5/21/2014 by Senh Duong
When Bryan Singer’s “X-Men” was released in 2000 and was both commercially successful and critically acclaimed, it launched a franchise that also spawned two spin-offs. The first of which was “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” focusing on the series’ most popular character. The second was “X-Men: First Class,” which goes back to a time when the mutants were younger and figuring things out.
wegotthiscovered.com – Press screenings for X-Men: Days of Future Past took place this week in preparation for the upcoming junket, and now, the first reactions have emerged via Twitter, as they always do. As you’ll see below, there seems to be unanimous praise for the film, with every single Tweet exclaiming how incredible and amazing it is. 12 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
variety.com – Laura Linney is joining Ian McKellan in Bill Condon’s Sherlock Holmes tale “A Slight Trick of the Mind.” The casting marks the fourth collaboration between Condon and Linney, who starred in “Kinsey,” “The Fifth Estate” and the pilot episode of “The Big C.” FilmNation is handling foreign sales. Linney will play Mrs. 12 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
10:37 PM 4/20/2014 by Fred Topel
With X-Men: Days of Future Past coming out next month, 20th Century Fox showed fans at WonderCon in Annaheim an extended scene from the film this weekend. Screenwriter Simon Kinberg spoke about the film and revealed some '70s tidbits from the time travel film. For one, President Nixon himself will appear in the film.
feedproxy.google.com – With the film just over a month away, it's time for the final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, and if you're not fully excited for this sequel after watching it, we're not sure what to tell you. This promises to be the biggest X-Men film to date, which is crazy since X-Men: 15 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
11:38 AM 3/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
What's a superhero movie nowadays without the world crumbling around our intrepid heroes? We get that and more in the second trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Check it out below. In X-Men: Days of Future Past, the characters from the original X-Men movies will have to join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: