While in some cases no news might be good news, a lot of the time some news is not great news. Fans of Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi‘s What We Do In The Shadows were ecstatic when word started making the Internet rounds about a sequel/spinoff that would feature the We’re not Swear-wolves gang of werewolves in their own film. Now Waititi has given another update on the project, but it’s not what most WWDIS fans might want to hear. (more…)
Last year’s underground mockumentary hit (96% Rotten Tomatoes Score) about the undead, What we do in the Shadows is getting a sequel, We’re Wolves. Writer/Director Taiki Waititi recently announced the sequel during an interview, but don’t get to excited. Waititi has his hands full directing Thor: Ragnarok so we’re gonna have to wait for We’re Wolves. (more…)
As the new year begins, we take one final look back at 2015 to identify once and for all what the best nerdy movies of 2015 were. Despite our complaints about Hollywood’s lack of originality, or its overdependence on franchises or previously established intellectual properties, this is still not an easy list to tabulate; in the year 2015, there were more than enough contenders to make two Top 10 lists. Since we’re in the business of playing favorites, however, 10 and only 10 could be chosen, and so we chose.
Making the cut this year were a fair number of sequels and spin-offs, but also a hardcore science-fiction film, an allegory-filled horror entry, a bloody western, a charming animated movie, a documentary, a mockumentary, and the only movie that took A.I. and all its implications seriously in a year full of killer, self-aware robots. Submitted for your approval, here are the Top 10 Films of 2015 (and the 5 Worst ones). (more…)