Justice League is set to be one of the biggest movie releases of 2017, bringing together the many superheroes of the DC Extended Universe. Zack Snyder is back in the director’s chair following his work on Man of Steel and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, while Ben Affleck will be donning the cowl once more as the Dark Knight, Batman. Despite his fate in BVS, Superman (Henry Cavill) will be resurrected to return in some Читать далее
Video game movies have had a long and uphill road to finding legitimacy over the years. For decades, studios have been trying to figure out the puzzle of taking million dollar properties from consoles to the big screen. There is a literal graveyard of failed attempts with fans of Super Mario Bros, Double Dragon, and Warcraft, wondering why Hollywood can’t get it right.
There has yet to be a movie that truly galvanizes Читать далее
A key element to any successful blockbuster is to have that one character unexpectedly stand out amidst all the glorious special effects and bombast that generally comes along with huge tentpole releases like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. So far, Lucasfilm and Disney’s trip back to a galaxy far, far away (and even more of a long time ago) has brought a welcome collection of new characters to the already rich Star Wars catalog. Читать далее
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America is a nonfiction book by Erik Larson, focusing on the story of famous serial killer H. H. Holmes who operated around the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893. DiCaprio owns the rights to the book and has long wanted to adapt it along with Scorsese; Paramount won the distribution rights in 2015.
Devil in the White City certainly seems to be a story on the Читать далее
Ridley Scott’s now classic sci-fi/horror film, Alien, debuted in 1979, launching an entire franchise. It has since gone on to include three sequels — 1986’s Aliens, 1992’s Alien 3, and 1997’s Alien: Resurrection — as well as a prequel series kicked off in 2012 with Prometheus. Though Scott hasn’t helmed every installment in the Alien franchise, and there is a fourth sequel in the works with director Neill Читать далее
Marvel Studios kicked off Phase 3 in stunning fashion by bringing 12 superheroes together on screen at the same time, resulting in one of the biggest fight sequences in cinema history. Well, if directors Joe and Anthony Russo thought constructing a sequence with that many characters was tough, it is hard to imagine just how difficult a task it will be to bring seemingly every character in the MCU together in Avengers: Infinity War and Читать далее
There is no debate that Star Wars is one of the most influential franchises in the history of cinema. The property went from a doubted concept to a global phenomenon and has once again risen to the height of pop culture. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens helped rejuvenate love for the franchise, which majorly borrowed from previous films in doing so. However, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story veered from some of the Читать далее