News, Reviews & Features
  • More Sony franchises that need Iron Man to rescue them

    Movie Feature | Ali Gray | 11th July 2017

    Critics can't fawn over Spider-Man: Homecoming enough: hooray for a competent Spider-Man movie! There's no doubt that Marvel have to take some of the credit for Homecoming's success - Kevin Feige was parachuted into Sony HQ to save the franchise, and he did so by basically letting them have a go on Iron Man for a bit. Is it really that simple? Does adding Iron Man always improve a franchise? Sony aren't waiting around to find out: they've already green-lit the following new sequels to their existing franchises. Now to contact Robert Downey Jr and assume he's available!

  • 15 people who should never, ever be considered to play Spider-Man

    Movie Feature | Ali Gray | 11th February 2015

    With a new Spider-Man movie in the offing and news that the character will be free to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's time to start looking for a new actor to play Peter Parker and his web-slinging alter ego. Let others come up with shortlists of who should play Spider-Man, we're going to narrow the field and rule out the people who shouldn't be allowed within sniffing distance of the role. You're welcome!

  • 25 geniuses who actually think the Sony hack was a publicity stunt

    Movie Feature | Ali Gray | 23rd December 2014

    The cyber-detectives of Twitter have seen right through the biggest #conspiracytheory of the year: Sony hacking themselves and flirting with ruin in order to publicise a movie in which Seth Rogen shoves a tracking device up his arse. We're through the looking glass...

  • Exclusive: Sony email leak reveals studio notes on new Bond movie

    Movie Feature | Ali Gray | 14th December 2014

    Though it's ghastly to rubberneck at the car crash that is the Sony Pictures leak, we can't resist a bit of movies gossip - and new James Bond plot details are the cinematic equivalent of Jennifer Lawrence posing with her yaps out. We've exclusively obtained an email sent from Sony Pictures Chairman Amy Pascal to director Sam Mendes with the first round of studio notes on James Bond movie, Spectre. Bond fans: open a Google Incognito window, make sure your spouse is asleep and flog yourself silly while reading this.

  • Trailer for Resident Evil 5: the apocalypse, brought to you by Sony

    Movie Trailer | Ali | 21st January 2012

    Resident Evil: Retribution has a trailer - that's number five, for those keeping count. It's the zombie franchise that JUST WON'T DIE. How does it keep going? Corporate sponsorship, from the looks of it.

  • Pixels: Retro Gamers - now to become a full-length movie

    Movie News | Matt | 13th May 2010

    Every inch of this short film is made from awesome.

  • Sony won't back Moon for an Oscar

    Movie News | Ali | 1st January 2010

    Officially the fourth best movie of the year, according to some poll or something, Duncan Jones' superb sci-fi Moon won't be supported by studio Sony for an Oscar. (*shakes fist at heavens*)

  • Spider-Man 4 is officially boned

    Movie News | Ali | 19th December 2009

    Despite chatter that Sam Raimi was gearing up to start work on Spider-Man 4 for a 2011 summer release, those gears are grinding already. Spider-Nerds, don't hold your breath.

  • Sony has the power!

    Movie News | Matt | 24th September 2009

    Another toy-related, memory-defiling film coming your way: Sony has snapped up the rights to make a new He-man movie. All we need now is a live-action Sharky & George and I can officially consider my childhood raped down an alleyway and dumped in a skip.