It was a terrible summer at the U.S. box office, but does that mean the movies were also terrible?
From superhero blockbusters to raucous comedies to weepy tearjerkers to winsome indies to Bollywood spectacles, this is what was available at (many) movie theaters over the summer of 2014. So how many did you get to see?
Crazy distances, crazy signs. Crazy Oz!
It’s good to be the King of the Monsters.
Movies like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Godzilla, and Transformers: Age of Extinction prove you don’t need people. Well, not when you have talking primates, giant monsters, and robot aliens.
From Shailene Woodley and Angelina Jolie to Seth MacFarlane and Veronica Mars, here are the actors, filmmakers, and studios with reason to celebrate for the first half of the year — and others who may wish it was over already.
Are audiences too hooked on Hollywood movies that explain everything? A BuzzFeed Entertainment discussion! (MAJOR SPOILERS ahead!)
It’s Bey’s world, and we’re just living in it.
The British director has always wanted to join the Rebel Alliance.
We seriously had to wait for over an hour to see the shark in Jaws
The soundtrack to Hell itself.
Godzilla, only the second film directed by Gareth Edwards, opened with $93.2 million. It’s one of the best-ever debuts for a filmmaker who’s never made a studio movie before.
There’s plenty of destruction in Godzilla, but one fatality was particularly unexpected. Director Gareth Edwards explains the thinking behind it and how it almost wasn’t. Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD!
Godzilla does an incredible job of bringing back the classic monster, but the film also makes its characters feel irrelevant, except in the sense that they need to get out of the way.
Godzilla, the King of the Monsters, has starred in 30 movies over the past 50 years. Over the decades he’s battled or allied with dozens of monsters, but which one of them of is the greatest of all time?
For Gareth Edwards, the director of the new Godzilla movie, creating awe means subverting expectations.
It involves slingshots, segways and George W. Bush.
The undisputed King of monsters!
Plus New York’s most influential tweeters, José Reyes freestyles on Sportsnet, and Nickelback’s intoxicating elixir.
The latest big-budget take on the larger than life Japanese monster — which stars Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, and Aaron Johnson — offers a lot more than mindless destruction. In theaters May 16.
And it looks SO AWESOME. Please be good please be good please be good.
Here are some special messages from our robot friends on how to be human.
Gravity proves that sometimes, it really is worth seeing a movie in 3D, but those movies are few and far between.
Elysium is far from the only sci-fi movie that hits you over the head with its message. Warning: SPOILERS ahead!
Legendary Pictures has gone all out to promote their new film starring the 59-year-old giant fire-breathing lizard.
There is so much going on at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, but here are a few things that really should go down amid the 130,000-plus attendees. (A fan can dream.)
It is said that there are only seven original stories in the world, but Guillermo Del Toro took it to a new level, basically making a big collage of some sci-fi favorites. These seven movies in particular.
Craig Ferguson and Kathy Griffin had a good laugh at Khloe Kardashian’s expense. Two thumbs up for the graphic.
Ever wonder what’s in Godzilla? Well wonder no more!