Month: January 2015

Rose Byrne Reprising Moira MacTaggert Role For X-Men: Apocalypse

Happy news.  The beautiful Rose Bryne is returning to the X-Men franchise as Moira Mactaggert in X-Men Apocalypse.  For more read the article below that originates from Comicbook.com, and Entertainment Weekly. John M. ______________________________________________ By Jay Jayson 01/30/2015 Entertainment Weekly has learned that Rose Byrne (“Bridesmaids”) will reprise her role as CIA agent Moira MacTaggert from X-Men:… Read More ›

Liam Hemsworth Offered Independence Day 2 Lead Role

Article below originates from Comicbook.com John M. _________________________________________ By Jay Jayson 01/27/2015 Well, Will Smith isn’t coming back for the Independence Day sequel, so Dean Devlin and Rolan Emmerich are going to have to find some new blood for the franchise. That is why they have offered the lead role to Liam Hemsworth, according to The… Read More ›

John’s 50 Best Films of the 2000’s

List Created and owned by John McGinn Well I have finally reached the 2000’s with my list of 50 best films of the 2000’s. The decade brought us the rise of comic book films in the main stream with Blade, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Marvel Studios/Disney and the return of Batman. Sure there have been comic… Read More ›

John’s 50 Best Films of the 1990’s

List created and owned by John McGinn The 1990’s truly had a lot of really good, great, and a few excellent films like the Toy Story films, Braveheart, Good Will Hunting, Jurassic Park, Hard Boiled and more. In fact there I had over 200 films on my first draft that I at least considered adding… Read More ›

John’s Review of Blackhat

Review written and owned by John McGinn Blackhat could have…no wait it should have been a good if not excellent film. The film dealt with a very timely subject of hackers, cybercrime and cyber terrorism that is a major threat to regular citizens private lives to the worlds vulnerable infrastructures as we with the hacking/virus… Read More ›

2015 Academy Award Nominations

Birdman I believe got the most nominations with 9, and Michael Keaton should win for best actor. Disappointed that Snowpiecer and The Babadook at least didn’t get a nomination for best Foreign Language Film. Gone Girl was basically shutout outside of a Best Actress nomination for Rosamund Pike. I will be pulling for Boyhood and… Read More ›

Avengers: Age of Ultron Official Trailer 2

With S.H.I.E.L.D. destroyed and the Avengers needing a hiatus from stopping threats, Tony Stark attempts to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program with Ultron, a self-aware, self-teaching, artificial intelligence. However, his plan backfires when Ultron decides that humans are the main enemy and sets out to eradicate them from Earth, and it is up to Iron… Read More ›

John’s Movie Archive 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 33,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 12 sold-out performances for that many… Read More ›

Fox Gives Pilot Greenlight to ‘Minority Report’

Article originates from Variety.com John M. __________________________________________ JANUARY 9, 2015 | 05:30PM PT Elizabeth Wagmeister Fox has given its first formal pilot order for the 2015-16 development cycle to “Minority Report,” a drama designed to be a sequel to the 2002 Steven Spielberg pic. The project from Spielberg’s Amblin TV is set 10 years after… Read More ›

Marvel’s Ant-Man Official Trailer

Thief Scott Lang must aid his mentor Dr. Hank Pym in safeguarding the mystery of the Ant-Man technology – which allows its user to decrease in size but increase in strength – from various new threats, and plot a heist that will save the Earth.