Worldwide Box-Office Sucks The Life From ‘Morbius’

When movies were released at the height of the pandemic one could easily blame their underperforming on people being leery of catching the virus. Nowadays? COVID is hanging – and mutating – on but economies all over the world seem to be coming back to life, emerging like a bear from deep hibernation. This was […]

Four Reasons ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Was A Failure

When I saw The Matrix in 1999 my mind was blown because it managed to innovate visually (in terms of special effects) and intrigue in terms of story. People fighting and shooting each other in some combination of black leather/latex? Seen it before in Blade just a year earlier yet somehow The Matrix managed to […]

Tron 3 Is – Seemingly – Still in Development

I really enjoyed Tron (1982) – particularly the Wendy Carlos soundtrack – and didn’t mind the sequel, Tron: Legacy (2010), though I eventually came to appreciate it. Which exactly mirrored my feelings toward Daft Punk’s soundtrack and to this day I wondered if there was some reason she didn’t return for the sequel (beyond the […]

Alien Has A New Home

And it’s on Hulu, where it will join the upcoming Predator prequel Prey (though considering in Predator lore the creatures have visited the Earth throughout history it’s sounds like less a prequel/sequel than just a story of a particular encounter with the alien hunters). By my reckoning the greatest problem with the Alien movies thus […]

Warner Bros Does the Dumbest Things

Let’s be honest. The executives over at DC/Warner Bros – lead by Walter Hamada – have no idea what they’re doing. This has been fairly obvious before he took the helm though Hamada seems to be continuing in a grand tradition of really dumb decisions (most recently sacrificing their 2021 slate on the altar of […]

Village Roadshow Sues Warner Bros

Village Roadshow Pictures, the American subsidiary of Australian production company Village Roadshow, has produced over 100 movies since 1986, all co-productions with Warner Bros. Their most recent film, The Matrix Resurrections, failed at the box office, making just over $155 million on a $190 million budget (typically a movie to break even has to earn […]