And speaking of Avatar, guess which studio released it? If your guess is ‘20th Century Fox,’ now picture one studio releasing Avatar, the Alien and Predator movies, Star Wars and Marvel superhero movies. Those are a few of the movies that would come under the aegis of a combined Disney and Fox, which would likely […]
Michael Bay says that there’re 14 Transformers stories in development (most of which are probably intended to be made into movies) and on hearing the news something shriveled up inside me, like an organ that no longer served a practical purpose. So, I guess I’m saying Transformers are the cocyxx of the movie ‘body.’ They have bothered […]
Or Are Both Marvel Studios And Fox Playing Coy?
James Gunn, the director of Guardians Of The Galaxy, has some interesting words for studios that create cinematic universes based on weak properties, and it’s worth reading. I mention it because Jurassic Park has spawned two sequels, Jurassic Park: The Lost World and Jurassic Park III so perhaps the time has arrived for a relaunch […]
Truth be told, I am less interested in “Escape From Tomorrow” as a movie than Disney’s non-response response to its production. The makers of the indie film not only made their film at Disneyland, but appropriated many iconic ‘Disney’ elements in its advertising, such as the font that the film’s title is in, as well […]
DreamWorks’ “Rise of the Guardians, according to one analyst, is not only a failure, but requires somewhere in the neighborhood of a $95 million dollar write-off. Sure, that’s not a John Carter-sized sized screwup, but it’s pretty large. Though, when you think about it, that doesn’t really make sense, and here’s why: The budget of […]
A bigger man would just be happy that Disney has put a sequel to 2010’s “Tron: Legacy” on a fast track, and leave it at that. Luckily for me, I have never been that big a man because for years on various message boards I have said that there would be a sequel, if only […]