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'Kingsman' Director Defends Film's Shocking Ending

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment

This piece contains spoilers about the ending of "Kingsman: The Secret Service." Controversy didn't hamper the release of 20th Century Fox's "Kings...

Movie Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service -- Bloody Entertaining

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When James Bond rebooted with Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, the blend of old-school spy tale and modern-action sensibility seemed right -- if still a little restrained. Imagine now what would happen if James Bond were put in the hands of someone who was willing to not just rethink the secret-agent film but blow it up all together.

The Pitti Uomo Diaries: It's Raining Men... and Tartans!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.16.2015 | Style
E. Nina Rothe

Everywhere I look in Florence, it seems that no self-respecting fashionist-o is going out without some tartan. The colors aren't the traditional Scottish blues, greens or reds and some may even be tempted to call it tweed, but I insist it's a new kind of tartan.

Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Kick-Ass 2 is every bit as stupid as this photograph makes it look. I remember hating 2010's Kick-Ass as being sadistic, unexciting and not funny eno...

Emma's Next Big Role?

Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment

Matthew Vaughn's "The Secret Service" could enlist Emma Watson in a starring role. Variety reports that Watson and "Dark Shadows" actress Bella Heathc...

Chris Harnick

Returning To 'X-Men'? | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment

Shawn Ashmore is poised to make a splash on TV in Fox's "The Following" opposite Kevin Bacon, but that hasn't stopped the actor from reminiscing about...

Has 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Found Its Director?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

On Nov. 5, the website Collider ran a story about "X-Men: First Class" director Matthew Vaughn possibly being in talks with Disney and Lucasfilm about...

Shocker: Matthew Vaughn Leaving 'X-Men' Sequel

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.25.2012 | Entertainment

Twentieth Century Fox re-launched two franchises in the summer of 2011: "X-Men: First Class" and "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." Both films will rec...

Mother's Tearful Meeting With Child Who Received Her Daughter's Heart

Posted 05.09.2012 | Good News

When Indiana woman Kara Mellick made the difficult decision to donate her deceased baby's organs, she knew she would be helping another child heal. Th...

HuffPost Review: The Debt

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Set in two different eras, with two different trios playing the same characters, The Debt is gripping and gritty, a thriller that breeds genuine excitement in both of the time periods in which it is set.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: X-Men: First Class

Dan Persons | Posted 08.06.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

X-Men: First Class is the latest installment of the Marvel film franchise to use comic book action to address some potent social issues.

HuffPost Review: X-Men: First Class Is (Pick One) eXcellent, eXquisite, eXceptional!

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This reboot/prequel is a genuine triumph. It is not just a great comic book film or a great X-Men film. X-Men: First Class stands proud as a just-plain terrific film.

January Jones: Matthew Vaughn Blasts Paternity Rumor

January Jones, Pregnant Celebrities : Just Jared | Posted 07.30.2011 | Entertainment

January's X-Men director Matthew Vaughn, who is married to model Claudia Schiffer, was rumored to be the father of her unborn baby....

Why Kick-Ass Kicked Ass As A Film, But Did Not At The Box Office

Steve Marmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Marmel

Hey. You. Dude in your 20s, 30s, or 40s. You, who wanted to see Kick-ass but didn't... I saw it, and I feel for you. Me? I'm "that guy." The o...

The Dangers of Being a Costumed Hero Revealed in Kick-Ass

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Finally, an honest costumed crime fighter film. None of that smarmy "hey aren't we smarter than the fans" shit or this "Above it all NYTimes crit stuff" -- this is a comic book fan's movie, one for those who used to draw their own stories in grade school.

Why You Have To See Kick-Ass This Weekend

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

When no studio would touch Kick-Ass, director Matthew Vaughn stepped in to financed the whole thing. Be a true patron of the arts and independent cinema, go see it.

Movie Review: Kick-Ass

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If only Kick-Ass were as nervy and entertaining as its brazen title. Unfortunately, the weakest part of Kick-Ass is, well, Kick-Ass himself.

Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Matthew Vaughn's Kick-Ass is a film constantly at war with itself. It pertains to be a realistic story about what would happen if people decided to become masked avengers in a real big city, but it quickly gives way to implausibility.