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 […]

REview: Dune (2021) | In Lynch’s Shadow

Recently I watched Denis Villeneuve’s Dune and visually speaking it’s a feast for the eyes and ears (I’ve never been particularly enamored of the work of Hans Zimmer, but he does some really interesting things here). Villeneuve acquits himself admirably exactly for the reason I originally thought he wouldn’t, namely he knows how to compose […]