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Read studio e-mail axing female-led sci-fi flick because Sucker Punch bombed
Aug 22, 2013

Movie studios are notorious for making snap decisions, and it looks like the failure of Zack Snyder’s dark fantasy flick Sucker Punch has ruined female-led flicks for us all.

See a supercut of our fave sci-fi movie cliche—the Super Crouch!
Dec 17, 2012

You've seen it a thousand times in movies ranging from The Matrix to Sucker Punch to anything with a Marvel hero in it: When a hero (or villain) jumps from something high or flies in from the wild blue yonder they always, always make a perfect three-point landing. A landing we'll now call the Super Crouch.

New Sucker Punch promo: Meet 5 women who could break us in half
Dec 14, 2012

In every image we've seen of the five sexy stars of Zack Snyder's Sucker Punch, they look like they could kick our butts and make us say "Thank you"—and the massive new promotional banner Warner Bros. just released is no exception.

5 new Sucker Punch posters show the sexy women who could CRUSH us
Dec 14, 2012

Warner Bros. has released five new posters showing off the eye candy from Zack Snyder's upcoming Sucker Punch—namely, the ultra-violent, ultra-sexy Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish, Jamie Chung and Jena Malone—who look like they could break our hearts, break us in half and leave us wondering which was worse.

Explosive new Sucker Punch trailer: Swords, dragons and robots!
Dec 14, 2012

If you watched the Grammys Sunday night, you'd have seen—wedged somewhere between those killer performances by Lady Gaga and Mick Jagger—the first TV spot for Zack Snyder's surreal Sucker Punch. And if you weren't watching the Grammys, you can still see it right here.

New Sucker Punch trailer wants to have sex with your eyes
Dec 14, 2012

Not that there's anything wrong with that, but the new spot for Zack Snyder's femme-centric action fantastia makes it look like its all sizzle and sensation with little substance.

5 retro-propaganda posters for Sucker Punch sass it up
Dec 14, 2012

Zack Snyder's new ladies-don't-take-no-mess action flick continues its assault on your eyes with a handful of stylish new posters highlighting each of the out-of-time fantasy's lethal lasses.

Disney princesses gets Sucker Punched in wild mashup trailer
Dec 14, 2012

If you thought that Belle, Cinderella, Pocahantas, and Mulan had nothing in common with the mental prostitutes at the center of Zack Snyder's upcoming action fantasia, you'd be dead wrong ... as this mashup trailer makes abundantly clear.

Awesome animated short shows Sucker Punch's zombie army being born
Dec 14, 2012

When Babydoll (Emily Browning) and her four friends fight for their freedom in Zack Snyder's Sucker Punch, one of the things they'll be battling is a zombie army—and a just-released short is here that shows those zombies some love.

WHY was Sucker Punch called Sucker Punch? Zack Snyder explains
Dec 14, 2012

Carla Gugino, one of the stars of Zack Snyder's Sucker Punch, told us that the movie was like "the most beautiful videogame you've ever seen in your life." But ... WHY was Sucker Punch called Sucker Punch? Snyder explained in our exclusive video interviews.

12 best (but mostly worst) mainstream Sucker Punch review quotes
Dec 14, 2012

In its opening weekend, Zack Snyder's latest ocular feast got its well-shaped tush kicked by a sequel to a kids movie—and we can't help but think that the less-than-stellar reviews had something to do with that.

Did you skip Sucker Punch in theaters? Here's the first 6 minutes
Dec 14, 2012

Judging by the unimpressive box office grosses, you're not the only one who decided to pass on Zack Snyder's girls-do-the-darnedest-things action cocktail. But if you are at all curious, the first six minutes have popped up online.

A-list director slams Sucker Punch's 'female empowerment' as BS
Dec 14, 2012

Director Zack Snyder has done a lot of press for Sucker Punch, and in all of it he's been underlining the fact that his story of young mental-asylum inmates who imagine themselves as prostitutes in a brothel-prison isn't exploitative and that it's all about girl power. The director behind the upcoming Hanna takes issue with that claim.