Premiering at SXSW, where it's expected to spark a fierce bidding war between SyFy and just SyFy, Big Ass Spider is, yes, a film about a very large, unconvincing, CGI spider. It's one of many recent entries to the resurgent giant, terrible-looing creature genre, but this one keeps ever-so-slightly afloat in the waters of Sharktopus and Dinoshark thanks to a few redeeming elements: a.) This giant creature is not an unbelievable fusion of various breeds, so, realistic; b.) The film has the endorsement of Troma co-founder and tongue-in-cheek B-movie hero Lloyd Kaufman, who briefly appears in the trailer before being consumed by a big-ass spider; c.) David Arquette is not in this.
Born from a muddy CGI womb cradled amid Ghosts of Mars, 300, and a Sega CD cutscene from Sewer Shark, Riddick returns Vin Diesel to his role as a muscle-bound mole-man and drops him on a desolate, entirely Vin Diesel-colored planet. There, both bounty hunters and the even more ... / Continue →
Dancing birds. A dog's hindquarters uninterrupted by the puckered flesh of biological necessity. Have an unnecessarily loud, prolonged look at both these things with the first teaser for Blue Sky Studios' Rio 2.... / Continue →
After years wasted falling in love with time travelers and forgetting who she's in love with, Rachel McAdams has at last found her one true high-concept romance in About Time. The film stars Brendan Gleeson's son Domhnall--better known as Bill Weasley--as a young man whose fath... / Continue →