Watching Universal fumble around with their Movie Monsters over these past few years has been embarrassing. They thought copying Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe would be as simple as slapping a “DARK UNIVERSE” logo onto the front of their Mummy remake and loading it with clues and hints about movies yet
Several years ago, Nintendo and Universal Studios entered an agreement…to produce a Mario-themed portion of the park that would launch in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. It sounded like a foolproof plan. Mario and the Olympics are both attractive brands. As people poured into Tokyo from all over the
The current pandemic-hobbled state of the cinema industry means movies aren’t staying in theaters for long. It’s very likely you never went to see Christopher Landon’s Freaky on the big screen (because you’re a responsible mask-wearing citizen), so when can you catch it on your home TV? Not too long
Deadline reports that actor Dwayne Johnson is looking to remake the film starring the character that introduced him to cinema — The Scorpion King. He and partner Dany Garcia would produce the hypothetical movie through their Seven Bucks Productions company, and they have summoned Jonathan Herman to write a script.
Whether we’ll beat down the COVID-19 virus by this time next year is anybody’s guess, but there’s one deadly enemy we’ll apparently always have around: Michael Myers. He was ready to start his slashing spree anew this Halloween, but the state of theaters in this country right now delayed that
Director Christopher Landon proved he knew how to blend horror and comedy with expertise through his two Happy Death Day movies. Now he’s back, putting another spin on an often-told tale. Last time it was time loops; this time it’s body-swapping. Freaky Friday has been remade over and over through
It’s considered one of the finest movie trilogies ever made. It cemented Michael J. Fox as a star, launched Chrstopher Lloyd’s career and is pretty much the only reason anyone remembers what a Delorean is. Its triumphant score ranks near the top of most movie soundtrack lists. And until now,
Take it from someone who was there: Jurassic Park was by far the biggest movie of 1993. The toys and merch were everywhere. Every kid in the world wanted to go see it, and THAT was a bit controversial back then. The film was regarded as too frightening for children;
Is it too early to start thinking about Halloween….2021? That may be the time kids can actually start safely trick-or-treating again, but it will also be the month Universal releases Halloween Kills, the second movie of the planned “Laurie Strode as a senior citizen badass” trilogy. And despite that release
It’s a different world right now for the movie market, though it’s not permanent. (Anyone who claims people will get so used to watching movies from home that they will never go to a theater again is full of it.) Universal recently had to push its three most recent theatrical
The last major studio thriller about an invisible man was released back in the 90s…Hollow Man was about a guy who becomes see-through after an experiment goes wrong. He soon realizes he’s free of consequences for anything he does, and if anybody did manage to figure out an invisible man
The final installment in the trilogy of stories M. Night Shaymalan started with Unbreakable 20 years ago concludes on Blu-Ray this April. Glass has been dated for home release, and come this spring you’ll be able to watch Dunn, Crumb and Mr. Glass escape from the asylum whenever you want.