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The Great Stampede #16: Annihilation review round-up

Based on Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy of books, Annihilation is a brand new sci-fi movie from director Alex Garland. The movie stars Natalie Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh and is currently on general release in US cinemas. If you live in the UK – or pretty much anywhere else in the world that has Netflix and isn’t the US…

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On this day in geekdom: February 23rd

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… February 23rd – On this day in 2017, Walt Disney Pictures releases the…

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Joss Whedon abandons Batgirl

Things continue to go south for the DCEU – as Joss Whedon has quit Batgirl. The writer/director, who has been attached to Warner Bros’. Batgirl movie since early last year, has walked away from the project after admitting he simply “didn’t have a story.” Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Whedon said: “Batgirl is such an exciting…

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Are the Fantastic Four returning in May?

Anyone who has been reading Marvel Two-in-One over the past three months will know, the comic has dropped hints that the Fantastic Four – the current black sheep of the Marvel Universe – could be returning to the pages of Marvel in the not-too distant future. But could that not-too distant future actually be May…

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Watch: ReBoot: The Guardian Code trailer

The first official trailer for the ReBoot… er… reboot, has arrived! The new show – which hits Netflix worldwide on March 30th – is an updated take on the cult ’90s series about a group of animated characters living inside a computer. As you’ll see in the trailer below, this new series differs somewhat from…

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Watch: Annihilation trailer

A trailer for the new sci-fi movie, Annihilation, has landed – and if you live in the UK, this trailer brings some pretty exciting news. In the US, Annihilation will be getting a big screen release this weekend; but if you live in the UK, the movie will be skipping the cinema completely and will…

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On this day in geekdom: February 22nd

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… February 22nd – On this day in 1991, Disney’s Adventures of the Gummi…

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And the highest rated MCU movie is…

Yep, you guessed it the highest rated movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (according to Rotten Tomatoes) is Black Panther. A few days ago, Rotten Tomatoes ranked all 18 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in order of their Tomatometer rating. Black Panther – the most recent entry in the series – took the top spot with…

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