This week on The Collision, we talk about escapism, the desire for more substantive and intellectually challenging blockbusters, Hollywood’s condescending attitude towards audiences, and much more. We also give our thoughts on Neill Blomkamp‘s sci-fi action film, Elysium. As always, we finish up with our recommendations.
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Adam’s Recommendation: Source Code
Dave’s Recommendation: Gattaca
Matt’s Recommendation: The Act of Killing
Despite solid Wednesday starts, this weekend’s two new releases will not overtake 'Inside Out’ and ‘Jurassic World’ over the July Fourth weekend.
The short film competition this weekend announced its three winners: Stephan Tempier, Mark Middlewick & Travis Calvert
With “American” in the title, it can’t be bad.
The 'Selma' filmmaker says she and Marvel had different ideas about what a 'Black Panther' movie should be.
This actually looks awesome.
Get ready for some more crash-bang destruction, now with twice the superheroes!
The director and producers talk first cut, deleted scenes, what they learned from friends and family screenings, Easter eggs, and more.
Haleigh, Matt, and Dave single out their picks for best Disney Animated villains, ranging from Snow White's Evil Queen to Hercules' sassy ruler of the Underworld.
Hank Pym believes that a suit designed to make someone shrink down to the size of an ant isn't “cute technology”.
The actor discusses his adoration for 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang's Gay Perry, working with Black on 'The Nice Guys', and how 'E.T.' made a strong impression on him as a child.