VOTD: Steven Spielberg Tours Universal Studios for a Trip Down Memory Lane

From Amblin Entertainment to DreamWorks, director and producer Steven Spielberg has made plenty of motion picture history on the backlot of Universal Studios. Both of his production companies have had their offices located on the same studio property where iconic films like Back to the Future were shot, the time traveling franchise that Spielberg also famously produced. Now Spielberg takes …

‘Jaws’ Honest Trailer: The Best Cheeseball B-Movie Ever Made

This year doesn’t mark a celebratory anniversary for Steven Spielberg‘s 1975 summer blockbuster Jaws, but the film was still released 41 years ago as of last week. Anyway, who needs a good reason to celebrate one of the best thrillers of all time despite the presence of a fake shark who is barely seen throughout the movie? Screen Junkies is …

/Filmcast Ep. 372 – Independence Day: Resurgence

David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the relative awfulness of the new Ghostbusters theme song, and the implications of double-dipping in the blu-ray age. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! Download or Play Now in your Browser: Subscribe to the /Filmcast: SHOWNOTES What We’ve Been Watching (5:30) …

James Cameron Didn’t Love ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

What did Aliens/Avatar director James Cameron think of JJ Abrams‘ Star Wars: The Force Awakens? While he won’t come right out and say it, it doesn’t sound like he liked the new Star Wars film very much. Watch a clip from a new interview with the Titanic/Terminator filmmaker trying artfully to dodge around the question of if he liked Disney’s …

‘Avatar’ Is Getting a Mobile Game Ahead of the Sequels

Avatar made an enormous impression when it opened in 2009, smashing box office records and earning fawning praise for its then-cutting-edge visuals and eye-popping world design. 20th Century Fox quickly announced plans to release Avatar 2 in 2014… but so far, all that’s really come of the project is story after story about release date delays. As of now, Avatar …

Barkhad Abdi Joins ‘Blade Runner 2’

Next month, director Denis Villeneuve begins production on Blade Runner 2. The sequel, which stars Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, has already attracted an exciting cast. The newest member of the Blade Runner 2 ensembleis Academy Award-nominated actor Barkhad Abdi, the co-star of Captain Phillips and this year’s Eye in the Sky. Below, learn more about the Barkhard Abdi Blade …