29. 12. 2015
The Fanboys eagerly await the opening of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

Attack of the Nerds: Fanboys Makes a Joyride out of Looking Forward to Star Wars

Remember when, back in 1999, the Star Wars hype was almost as huge, if not even bigger, than this year? After an absence of more than a decade and a half, the saga...

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25. 12. 2015
Finn (John Boyega), Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew), and Han Solo (Harrison Ford, from left to right) are in the hands of the Stormtroopers once again.

A New Chapter: J.J. Abrams Introduces the Next Generation to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

‘Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away…’ Every part of the Star Wars franchise begins with that fairy tale opening and John Williams’s trademark fanfare, and each time, the diehard...

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29. 06. 2012
Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins, left) and John Carter (Taylor Kitsch, right) in the Mars desert.

When Two Worlds Collide: ‘The Ugly Truth’ about Andrew Stanton’s John Carter

Expectations were enormous when Disney’s long-announced new live-action 3D blockbuster John Carter hit theaters in March. At an estimated budget of a ‘mere’ $250 million, John Carter is the fourth-most expensive film of...

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31. 05. 2012
Sanada (Takashi Shimura, left) treats Matsanuga (Toshirô Mifune, right).

Ray of Hope: The Bleak Postwar Universe of Akira Kurosawa’s Drunken Angel

Japanese master Akira Kurosawa is arguably one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. Yet he seems to have been largely forgotten by modern cinemagoers – despite the fact that he produced a...

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