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Sam J Jones interview: Flash Gordon , Ted 2, Flash remake

Wil Jones Interview Mar 11, 2015

Flash Gordon star Sam J Jones talks about the impact of the movie, and of a possible appearance in the sequel to the 2012 hit Ted...

The best non-Muppets Jim Henson Company productions

Wil Jones Feature Feb 26, 2015

Abstract short films, underappreciated Christmas specials, and the first "scratch and sniff" crime drama? They're all Henson productions...

Focus review

Wil Jones Review Feb 25, 2015

Will Smith and Margot Robbie team up for the new spy caper, Focus. Here's our review...

Will Smith & Margot Robbie: Suicide Squad script is ‘ever changing’

Wil Jones News Feb 13, 2015

As they promote their new film, Focus, Will Smith and Margot Robbie have been chatting about DC's Suicide Squad...

Burt Reynolds: Portrait Of A Superstar - what we learned

Wil Jones Feature Feb 11, 2015

This article contains hairy Burt Reynolds, manly Burt Reynolds and, er, naked Burt Reynolds...

Mortdecai review

Wil Jones Review Jan 23, 2015

Johnny Depp channels Leslie Phillips in his latest outing, Mortdecai. But is he successful? Not really...

David Koepp interview: Mortdecai, Jurassic Park, Indy 4

Wil Jones Interview Jan 23, 2015

Mortdecai director David Koepp chats to us about the film, along with Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, Spider-Man, Mission: Impossible & more.

Is A Muppet Family Christmas the best holiday special ever?

Wil Jones Feature Dec 17, 2014

Yes, The Muppet Christmas Carol is wonderful, but children of the 80s might remember another classic Muppet special...

When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles met Power Rangers

Wil Jones Feature Nov 24, 2014

Wil revisits a 90s live-action superhero crossover that's er, not exactly a classic of the genre: TMNT meet the Power Rangers...

Looking back at The Mask

Wil Jones Feature Nov 21, 2014

Jim Carrey scored one his earliest hits with comic book adaptation The Mask. Wil loved it as a kid. Turns out, he loves it now...

The 25 best female action stars in modern cinema

Wil Jones Feature Nov 13, 2014

Wil's got something to say to all those people who reckon women can't be action stars. These 25 kickass women might want a word too...

50 bizarre examples of movie tie-ins and merchandise

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 26, 2014

Movie merchandise is big business. But some people will try and slap the name of The Avengers or Batman on anything...

Top 50 appearances by wrestlers in the movies

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 19, 2014

Wrestling's just like acting, right? Wil counts down the best film appearances by wrestlers and finds there might be quite a big difference

The top 25 underappreciated straight-to-DVD films

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 8, 2014

Revenge thrillers, action sequels and flying kicks from Scott Adkins and Michael Jai White. It's 25 straight-to-DVD movies worth your time.

Vital lessons we've learned from major action movies

Wil Jones Feature Sep 4, 2014

Everything we know, we learned from the movies of Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Lundgren, and Seagal...

What The O.C.'s Seth Cohen did for geekdom

Wil Jones Feature Sep 2, 2014

Seth Cohen's character in The O.C. was much more than just a nerd punch-line, Wil argues, he paved the way for comic-book movie success...

Directors who've made sequels to other filmmakers' movies

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 1, 2014

What happens when a new director comes into direct a sequel to a popular film? The results can vary, Wil writes...

The birth, death and regeneration of the Universal Soldier movies

Wil Jones Feature Aug 22, 2014

Universal Soldier began in 1992 before suffering from some tawdry sequels. Then John Hyams revived the franchise in spectacular fashion...

Jason Statham: the early years

Wil Jones Feature Aug 8, 2014

What did Jason Statham get up to before he became an action superstar? Hint: it involved quite a lot of metallic body paint...

The kids' cartoons made from inappropriately adult movies

Wil Jones Feature Jul 29, 2014

Whoever thought RoboCop, Highlander and Rambo would make suitable kids' cartoons? These folks, that's who...

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