Plex – the Scarlet Pimpernel of movie reviewing. He’s worked in the industry since the turn of the century, has a black book of contacts worth killing for, and isn’t afraid to give duff films both barrels. Harrison Ford called him ‘that little shit’ and he once trod on Johnny Depp’s foot. That’s just how he rolls.
Shane Black's turn in the director's chair for Iron Man 3 is one of the most anticpated titles of Comic Con and, prior to the panel today, Marvel left a pretty big piece of viral marketing in the lobby of the convention centre: the threads that all self-respecting billionaire-philanthropist-saviours-of-the-Earth will be sporting in 2013. Follow the jump for the full-size picture.
Would you believe that Quentin Tarantino has never spoken at Comic Con before? He made up for his previous absence by bringing along his highly-anticipated new film Django Unchained, and hustled up a posse of the film's stars including Jamie Foxx (dressed for the occasion in hat and beard), Walton Goggins, Don Johnson, Christoph Waltz and Kerry Washington.
The internet has melted with praise for the nine-minute test footage that Neill Blomkamp showed at Comic Con yesterday. The affable South African genius blew 4,000 geeks away with the from-out-of-nowhere genius of District 9 three years ago and it looks as if he is locked and loaded to blast the high expectations he set himself into a million tiny pieces.
Our review of Dredd is up now, and the good news is - well, I won't spoil it here, head over here to read what Tony Gringo thought of it.
You will have noticed that each retrospective has featured striking new re-interpretations of film artwork. That is the genius work of Mr Shabba, and, if your lounge would benefit from his subtle reworking of classic images, you’re in the right place.
We have a whole set of prints to give away to the winner of our competition.
Interested? More after the jump.