Sunday , 22 October 2017

What's New!

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 »

Speaking of Talking Dead….

…. how about the talk show that follows AMC’s mega-hit, The Walking Dead? Hosted by Chris Hardwick, Talking Dead is a unique and, in fact, rather groundbreaking show. Launched in October 2011 along with the second season of The Walking Dead, the show consists of Chris and guests discussing the show that aired that night. Guests generally include a key ... 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 »

Walking Dead survives for 5th season!

You would have to be a zombie recently shot in the head not to think that AMC would renew its monster smash hit “The Walking Dead” for another season. But AMC President Charles Collier made it official. “We are very happy to make what has to be one of the most anticlimactic renewal announcements ever: ‘The Walking Dead’ is renewed ... Read More »

NJ’s Chiller Theatre a monster smash!

This October’s Chiller Theatre Toy, Model and Film Expo at the Sheraton Hotel in Parsippany, NJ was one of the best and biggest yet. Kevin Clement’s “Spooktacular” has been going on for over twenty years, and in addition to the rooms of dealers selling everything unimaginable, the convention brings together an ecletic variety of film, television, music, literary stars and more ... Read More »

New York Comic Con Wrap-Up

This year’s New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center was its biggest yet, with numbers now rivalling the one in San Diego. If you haven’t been to it, its size and scope is something to marvel at, and really needs to be seen to be believed. With icons like William Shatner and Stan Lee in attendance, the number ... Read More »

Walking Dead rises to record ratings!

Looks like the hordes of undead lovers are increasing at an ever expanding rate. Season 4 of AMC’s juggernaut, The Walking Dead, returned to television last night with its largest audience ever, blowing away its previous best by a huge margin. With 16.1 million total viewers and 10.4 million in adults 18-49 (numbers that will go up even more once ... 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 »

AMC’s Walking Dead gets spinoff; new cast member for Season 4

For fans of the post-apocalyptic zombie-infested world of AMC’s The Walking Dead, that world just got better, or at least, bigger. AMC has just announced a spin-off companion show to their massively popular hit, The Walking Dead. Produced by the current regime of Robert Kirkman, Gale Ann Hurd and David Alpert, the new show is planned for 2015, and will ... Read More »