I think Christopher Nolan’s talent as a director is indisputable. The problem is that–like most of us–he finds his comfort zone, and sticks with it. Which I’m okay with if Nolan stuck to one particular genre. Instead he moves from everything from superhero movies (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises) to historical-based […]
According to The Hollywood Reporter Paramount has stopped development on a sequel to 1993’s zombie thriller World War Z. The movie has been in various states of development for years, with the most recent version being shepherded by David Fincher (The Game, Fight Club) Apparently the issue is related to budget–ironically enough, the same problem […]
When Raleigh Beckett said in 2013’s Pacific Rim that ‘…in order to fight monsters we had to create monsters of our own,’ he wasn’t talking about the current streaming environment but he might as well have been because when Disney launches Disney+–their competing, terribly-named streaming service–they intend to pull all their content from Netflix. Which […]
And speaking of content, the title of this article–while to the point–is blander than it perhaps deserves. And speaking of articles Forbes has just published one claiming to know why Netflix has cancelled it’s Marvel shows (out of five only two, Jessica Jones and The Punisher, remain). And to be honest I don’t expect either […]
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?