Friday , 24 November 2017

Movies

Fear the Sphere! Phantasm 5 is coming!

Seemingly out of nowhere, it’s been announced that a new Phantasm, the fifth in the imaginative horror series, entitled Phantasm: Ravager, is not only on the way but has completed filming! This comes as surprising, yet great news for Phans of Don Coscarelli’s uniquely terrifying vision and what is surely one of the most original horror franchises around. Check out ... Read More »

I, Frankenstein brings new life to well-worn tale.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, first published almost 200 years ago, has undergone a number of filmed presentations, from Universal’s 1931 classic with Boris Karloff as The Monster, to Hammer’s gothic version starring Christopher Lee, to Kenneth Branagh’s tale featuring Robert DeNiro. Most have followed the original story of how Frankenstein’s monster came into being and its/his struggle to deal with what life brings ... Read More »

Catching Fire wins battle royale of November releases

The latest adventures of Katniss Evergreen, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, broke November’s box office record with $158.1 M, beating the previous record of $142.8M set by 2009’s The Twilight Saga: New Moon. It’s interesting to note that both of these films are based on a series of very popular young adult novels that are aimed primarily at teenage girls. ... Read More »

Joe Dante digs up new horror comedy

Joe Dante, director of Gremlins and The Howling, is back with another horror/comedy hybrid, a genre for which he is a master at. Entitled “Burying the Ex”, the movie is set to star Anton Yelchin (Fright Night remake, Star Trek reboot’s Chekov), Ashley Greene (Twilight films, The Apparition) and Alexandra Daddario (Texas Chainsaw 3D, Percy Jackson series). When young couple Max ... Read More »

Prometheus 2/Paradise script ready for take-off!

In an interview with Empire, director Ridley Scott announced that the script for his follow-up to Prometheus, entitled Paradise, is completed. This is great news for fans of Scott’s 2012 “Alien” hybrid, which left off with *** spoilers *** Noomi Rapace’s Shaw and Michael Fassbender’s David leaving the distant moon LV-223 aboard an Engineer’s vessel into the unknown, when Shaw ... Read More »

Metallica Through the Never never fails to rock!

Metallica has long been one of the greatest forces in rock and roll. And that power has been perfectly captured in their new film, “Metallica Through the Never.” The movie takes what would have stood as a terrific, stand-alone concert film, and adds a subplot where a roadie is sent on an important mission to retreive something vital to the ... Read More »

World War Z gets unrated Blu-ray Sept. 17!

Great news for World War Z fans – as stated in our review of the film, it was hoped when WWZ came out on home video, there would be an unrated version that might include some added gore to what was originally a PG-13 film. Paramount has announced an unrated version will come out on Blu-ray. And while there is ... Read More »

World War Z review

World War Z is the newest, and most ambitious to date,  zombie apocalypse thriller, which is, in great part due to the immense success of television’s The Walking Dead, at an all-time height of popularity. Offering up a refreshingly original take on the undead genre, the movie is relentless and intense from the get go,  barreling forward with some incredible action setpieces that ... Read More »