Sigourney Weaver has been the only really concrete thread through all the Aliens movies. They vacillate so wildly in tone and style. That’s both a negative and a positive. But through all four of the original films Weaver served as the protagonist. After Alien: Resurrection, the final film in the franchise, Weaver stated that she was not interested in telling any more Aliens stories. Recently, she’s gone on record saying […]
James Cameron is one of the most successful directors currently working. His films have grossed more than medium size countries. He’s been hailed as a visionary and a luminary. He recently sat down to chat about some of this movies and some of the movies that he didn’t actually get to make. On Terminator: “I pay attention to (the upcoming Terminator sequels) but I’m not terribly concerned about it one-way […]
With Edgar Wright leaving Marvel’s Ant-man over ‘creative differences’ there’s been a lot of speculation over who will take over the chair for the upcoming Marvel film. Let’s examine the rumored shortlist. First up is Rawson Marshall Thurber. The director of Dodgeball and We’re The Millers. He’s experienced and is definitely capable of executing the film, but lacks any sort of fan friendly angle. He’d be a safe […]
Independence Day was a massive success in the 90’s. It helped propel Will Smith into superstardom, cemented Roland Emmerich as a high profile director, and gave Brent Spiner something to do in-between episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Yet a sequel never materialized, much to Brent Spiner’s dismay. Well, now a good decade later, a sequel looks to be on its way to the big screen. And a new […]
Quentin Tarantino has recently gone on record saying that he has enough footage to produce a four hour television mini series based upon his beloved film Django Unchained. Is that something that you’d be interested in seeing? Is that the best way to show his over an hour and a half of unseen footage? Listen to what he has to say below. I have about 90 minutes worth of material […]
Days of Future Past is doing extremely well at the box office and is getting rave reviews from fans and critics alike. The film feels like the third installment that X-men 3:The Last Stand should have been. It’s big, bold, has a massive cast, spans two time periods, and really does feel like the epic that Last Stand wanted to be. The writer of the film Simon Kinberg had some […]
Three men hav directed Star Wars movies up until this point. George Lucas, Irving Kurshner, and Richard Marquand. With JJ Abrams set to soon be the fourth man to direct a Star Wars film, we’ve received an announcement. Lucasfilm has officially picked a director for the first Star Wars spinoff film. And that man is……… Gareth Edwards. The man who brought you indie thriller Monsters and the recent mega-blockbuster reboot […]
Roger Ebert is one of, if not the, most important film critics of all time. His life and his work are being celebrated by a newly finished documentary simply titled ‘Life Itself’. The film chronicles nearly every aspect of the epic career of one of cinema’s towering figures. Ebert not only defined what it is to be a critic but also brought a wider appreciation for the art of movie […]
Matthew Vaughn, director of X-men: First Class and Kick Ass has directed yet another comic book adaptation. This time, as spy thriller based on Mark Miller and Dave Gibbons’ comic book The Secret Service. The urban legend that surrounds the movie is that Millar, a famed comic book writer, and Vaughn, and acclaimed film director, were at a party discussing Casino Royale, the Bond picture that was out at the […]
Marvel has been running on all cylinders lately. With the massive success of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the buzz surrounding Avengers 2 the studio is riding high. As such, the release of their next film Guardians of the Galaxy is highly anticipated. It’s unclear if the film will heavily tie into Avengers 2 but the film appears to be a raucous sparce-fairing romp, none the less. […]
On of the more interesting horror related properties to be exploited for television lately is the forthcoming Friday The 13th series. It’s going to be interesting to see what the show actually shapes up to become. Well, now series producer Sean Cunningham has offered some more details. About if the show will be a mother and son tale: “It’s premature to say how the stories will involve the Pamela/Jason relationship […]
Jerry Bruckheimer is branching out. He’s produced a horror movie starring Eric Bana and the film doesn’t looks half bad. The film looks like an interesting intersection of police procedural and other worldly spiritual possession. This is an interesting deviation for both Bruckheimer and Bana. We’ll see how it pans out for them. But in the mean time, check out the newest, and pretty creepy, trailer.
Matt Reeves, the director of the forth coming Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, showcases new footage and talks about the importance of 3-D in this new clip. Check it out!
Katsuhiro Otomo’s manga and anime Akira is a globally recognized phenomenon. The film and manga have been accepted and lauded by generations of filmmakers and fans alike. The films bleak and gritty esthetic has informed numerous cyber punk and post apocalyptic stories. Along with the fact that the film is easily regarded as one of the most important animated films of all time. Well, now a group of fans have […]
X-men Days of Future Past is just around the corner. And as such Bryan Singer is talking up a storm. About it and the next installment in the franchise X-men Apocalypse. One of the key questions is which cast would the film center around. Singer confirmed fairly early on that it would, in fact be the First Class cast. And now we’re getting some even more interesting news. Cyclops, Jean, […]