Watch the Intense New Trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters in December. Today, you can watch the second trailer, featuring enough inspirational one-liners and beautiful battle sequences to…
Andy Cush / October 13, 2016

Elle N’est Pas Une Girl

I got into a conversation with a fellow critic after seeing Elle, the latest film from director Paul Verhoeven. She didn't like it…
Emily Yoshida / October 11, 2016

There’s a Simple Reason Why the Music in Modern Blockbuster Movies All Sounds the Same

At the beginning of the below video by Every Frame a Painting, an interviewer asks people to sing music from various hit films. Star Wars?
Andy Cush / September 13, 2016

Common Joins the Cast of DC Comics’ ‘Suicide Squad’ Movie

Common, fresh off of his Oscar-winning contribution to the Glory soundtrack, is headed to the big screen again to play a spandex-wearing supervillain. The rapper…
James Grebey / April 23, 2015

Harrowing ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Score to Get Vinyl Rebirth

The Rosemary's Baby soundtrack will soon be reborn. As Fact points out, Waxwork Records have announced plans to reissue the entire score to Roman Polanski's 1968 horror…
Kyle McGovern / July 24, 2013

Dustin Hoffman’s Kid to Direct Strokes Guitarist in Movie About New York City’s Indie Rock Scene

New York City's music scene is about to get a new big-screen treatment. As Deadline reports (via Vulture), an in-the-works movie called Asthma "examines the consequences…
Marc Hogan / July 10, 2013

‘Looper’: Sci-Fi at Its Best

If you don't recognize the name Rian Johnson and haven't heard it kicked around in discussions of young directors to watch, that is all about…
Eric Alt / September 28, 2012

Batman’s Spectacular Finish: SPIN Reviews ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Apparently, director Christopher Nolan never got the memo that the third installment in a franchise is supposed to be the party killer. Spider-Man 3 and…
Eric Alt / July 19, 2012

The 20 Most Depressing Blockbusters of All Time

Just in time for the dystopic, dysfunctional 'The Dark Knight Rises,' a rundown of the biggest, grimmest hits ever to make you weep into your…
SPIN Staff / July 17, 2012

End of Daze: The Return of Religious Horror

When Linda Blair spewed pea soup and did some unmentionable things with a crucifix in The Exorcist, it was easy to place the blame: The…
David Fear / September 12, 2011

See ‘The Music Never Stopped’ This Month!

The Music Never Stopped, a new film directed and produced by Jim Kohlberg, stars J.K. Simmons and Lou Taylor Pucci as father and son who…
Luke McCormick / March 4, 2011

Velvet Revolver to Continue Sans Weiland; ‘Juno B-Sides’ Out April 8

After last week's spat between frontman Scott Weiland and drummer Matt Sorum, and subsequent reports of the band's demise, Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash has now…
William Goodman / March 31, 2008