World War Z Sequel Beheaded!?

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 […]

Bird Box – Review

2018’s A Quiet Place came in the nick of time because Paramount–the studio that released it–was on relatively shaky ground after the underwhelming response to Star Trek: Beyond (there’s no colon in the title but I’m adding one anyway). It certain didn’t hurt that A Quiet Place was budgeted at $17 million and earned just […]

Stop Implying Nefarious Motives For Ghostbusters (2016) Box Office Performance

For a movie who’s job was to reboot a blatantly uncontroversial movie, the 2016 reboot of Ivan Reitman’s Ghostbusters proved remarkably controversial. And while I’d rather not rehash the whole  debate, I was reading a story from Brett White from Comicbookresources‘ Spinoff Online, where he draws a comparison between the way numerous movies are treated; commenting […]