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Without Marvel or big studios, San Diego Comic-Con 2023 still mattered

What's the word out of San Diego following the conclusion of Comic-Con 2023? We've got your post-convention summary and analysis!
A group of soldiers prepare to get off a boat in Saving Private Ryan.

Saving Private Ryan at 25: Why the American epic remains one of the greatest war films of all time

On July 24, Saving Private Ryan celebrates its 25th anniversary. Here's why Steven Spielberg's masterpiece remains of the greatest war films ever made.
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Christopher Nolan should direct a James Bond movie. Here’s why

Christopher Nolan has always been influenced by James Bond, but what would a Nolan Bond movie look like? And who would he cast as 007?
Hayley Atwell and Tom Cruise hang precariously in a train car in "Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One."

How 2023 became the year of the half-movie

With Fast X, Across the Spider-Verse, and Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning, 2023 is shaping up to be the year of the half-movie. DT explains the phenomenon.
A split image of Barbie and Oppenheimer.

It’s Barbenheimer time: The best double feature movies like Barbie and Oppenheimer

The pop culture phenomenon known as Barbenheimer is here. To celebrate, DT has compiled a list of wildly different movies that were released on the same day.
The cast of The Avengers and Joss Whedon at Comic-Con 2015.

What is Hall H? An insider’s guide to SDCC’s hottest place to be

Want the rundown on the San Diego Convention Center's Hall H? Before heading to San Diego Comic-Con, check out our Hall H primer.
The Joker and Batman sit across from one another at a table.

Why The Dark Knight is still the best comic book movie of all time

Released in theaters 15 years ago, Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight remains the gold standard for comic book movie adaptations.
Superman flies in "Superman: The Movie."

Who is the better Superman: Henry Cavill or Christopher Reeve?

With Henry Cavill officially done as Superman, it's time to settle whether he or Christopher Reeve played the iconic DC Comics superhero best.
Tom Cruise soars above a falling motorcycle in Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One.

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One proves why action movies need theaters

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One is a triumph of epic scale, a visual marvel that proves action movies are best experienced on the big screen.
Tom Cruise runs on a rooftop in Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part one.

Tom Cruise shouldn’t get all the credit for his career comeback

Here's why Mission: Impossible - Fallout director Christopher McQuarrie is as responsible for Tom Cruise's career renaissance as the star himself.
Sam Neill stares down the mighty T. Rex in "Jurassic Park."

Does Jurassic Park reveal a guilty confession from Steven Spielberg?

The 1993 sci-fi film Jurassic Park works as both an entertaining blockbuster and a revealing confession about the damage Steven Spielberg did to modern movies.
Lee Pace stares into the distance while another man looks at him in Foundation.

David S. Goyer and the Foundation cast on season 2 of the Apple TV+ sci-fi show

In conversation with Digital Trends, David S. Goyer and the Foundation cast discuss how season 2 remains as visually stunning and ambitious as ever.
A man looks out from the shadows in Mission: Impossible.

Why the first Mission: Impossible movie is still the best one

With the 7th entry, Dead Reckoning Part One, now in theaters, it's time to look back and praise the best Mission: Impossible movie of them all: the first one.
A montage of various Catwomen.

Who is the best Catwoman of all time?

Catwoman is one of DC's most famous icons, but who is the best version of the feline femme fatale? DT ranks all of her 22 live-action and animated portrayals.
Jennifer Garner in Elektra.

Is Jennifer Garner’s 2005 Elektra movie really that bad?

Jennifer Garner is reprising her role as the sai-wielding killer Elektra in the MCU's Deadpool 3, but is the 2005 Elektra movie really bad as everyone says it?
Lois grabs Clark as Jimmy watches in My Adventures with Superman.

Is My Adventures with Superman worth watching?

After years of evil Superman movies, TV shows, and games, does the new Adult Swim series My Adventures with Superman stay true to the DC character's origins?
Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Robert Downey Jr. in the poster for Iron Man 3.

Iron Man 3 is the most underrated MCU movie ever. Here’s why it’s worth watching

10 years after Iron Man 3 hit theaters, we're ready to admit this is the most underrated MCU movie ever. Here's why this Marvel sequel deserves some love.
insidious vs the conjuring which one is better horror movie franchise

Is Insidious a better horror movie franchise than The Conjuring?

Insidious and The Conjuring are two excellent horror movie franchises, but which one is better? DT breaks down all the pros and cons to each and picks a winner.
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How the hit sci-fi show Silo paves the way for Amazon’s Fallout adaptation

Silo is one of the most compelling sci-fi series on TV right now, and Prime Video's upcoming Fallout series should look to that Apple TV+ show for inspiration.
The cast of SpaceCamp pose for a photo.

SpaceCamp, the amazing 1986 film, is stuck in a streaming black hole

Released months after the space shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, SpaceCamp disappeared from pop culture despite a standout cast and legendary composer.
David Diggs and Jennifer Connelly stare at one another, two people behind them in a scene from Snowpiercer.

5 sci-fi TV shows to watch if you liked Apple TV+’s Silo

Do you need a new sci-fi fix now that Silo's first season has concluded? Then you're in luck, because we've picked 5 TV shows to watch if you like Silo.
Harrison Ford looks very tired as Indiana Jones.

Dial of Destiny proves that the Indiana Jones franchise should end now

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny isn't a failure in the slightest, but it still proves that it's time for the Indiana Jones franchise to come to an end.
Two intruders with masks on hold up weapons in The Purge.

All The Purge movies, ranked from worst to best

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the series that made crime legal, we ranked The Purge movies from worst to best.
Harrison Ford looks very tired as Indiana Jones.

Indiana Jones and the perils of sequelizing Steven Spielberg

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is the latest example of how hard it is to make a sequel to a Steven Spielberg movie.
Miles shooting his webs in "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse."

What will happen in Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse?

Following the success of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, here are some predictions of what could happen in the sequel, Beyond the Spider-Verse.
Juliette looking scared in a scene from Silo on Apple TV+.

Silo season 1’s ending, explained

How does the hit Apple TV+ Silo's first season end? We explain the ending to what is arguably one of the best new TV shows of 2023.
Harrison Ford sits in an airplane in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’s ending, explained

Here's how Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny wraps up its iconic hero's 40-year story.
Han Solo and Indiana Jones side by side.

Han Solo vs. Indiana Jones: Which one is Harrison Ford’s greatest role?

Harrison Ford has had two iconic roles over the course of his career, but which one comes out on top: Han Solo or Indiana Jones? We investigate and pick a winner!
A dying woman crawls across a desert in an upside down shot

Irrational horror: How Skinamarink, The Outwaters, and Enys Men remystify the genre

Skinamarink, The Outwaters, and Enys Men bring some welcome irrationality back to a horror genre that is too obsessed with blunt metaphors about past trauma.
George Clooney smiles in Out of Sight.

25 years ago, George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez pulled off a perfect romantic crime caper

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the sexiest crime movie ever. Here's why the George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez thriller, Out of Sight, still holds up.
WALL-E looks at cubes of trash.

15 years ago, Pixar’s Wall-E painted a terrifying picture of our AI future

In 2008, Pixar's Wall-E offered a terrifying dystopian vision of humanity's future. 15 years later, the film's themes resonate even more than they did before.
Ray Winstone and Harrison Ford stand together in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

15 years later, is Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull still bad?

15 years ago, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull forgot what made its beloved franchise so great in the first place. Does it still hold up?
Jason Schwartzman and Tom Hanks talk on the phone in Asteroid City.

Wes Anderson and Asteroid City cast on grief and the importance of collaboration

At the global press conference for Asteroid City, Wes Anderson and the cast spoke about the film's ideas on grief and how they build camaraderie on set.
Chris Hemsworth protects a woman from two men in Extraction 2.

Extraction 2 is the most popular Netflix movie right now. Here’s why you should watch it

Chris Hemsworth returns as Tyler Rake in Netflix's Extraction 2. Here are three reasons why you need to watch this action-packed sequel.