Ghost in the Shell is one of the most popular and easily the most widely recognized anime property in the genre, so of course it was going to get the big bucks live-action Hollywood remake. It took more than twenty years to finally get there, but Ghost in the Shell boasts the star power of Scarlett Johansson in the lead role and the visuals of director Rupert Wyatt (Snow White and the Huntsman) to help hack into a new generation of fans.
Joss Whedon is in talks to write, direct, and produce a Batgirl solo film for Warner Bros. within the DCEU. Didn’t see that one coming, did ya? Variety broke the news that the director known for creating Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, and directing both Avengers films for Marvel is close to a deal to bring Barbara Gordon, aka Batgirl, to the big screen.
Stephen King’s mammoth 1986 horror novel IT is considered one of the best works of the author’s illustrious career, and was previously adapted into a TV miniseries that was admittedly terrifying – thanks to Tim Curry’s performance as Pennywise the Clown – but felt a bit watered-down when compared to the source material. And in the age of remakes and reboots, it’s no surprise that Hollywood is taking another crack at the book.
Harry Potter fans finally know where exactly to find those fantastic beasts: in their very own home theaters with the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them out today on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD.
Last year, Spider-Man joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a scene-stealing appearance in Captain America: Civil War, marking the first entry into a partnership between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures, who have owned the rights to the character for decades. Now the studios are joining forces again for a new standalone adventure, this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming.
After much anticipation and a week of build-up featuring character posters and trailer teases, the first full Justice League trailer has finally hit. It has a decidedly more fun tone than anything we saw for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and plenty of Zack Snyder’s trademark visuals.
Kristen Stewart reunites with her Clouds of Sils Maria director Olivier Assayas for Personal Shopper, which finds the accomplished actress portraying another assistant to a celebrity. This time, the boss lady is Kyra (Nora von Waldstätten), a Paris-based supermodel who can’t be bothered to select her own outfits – that’s the sort of thing she leaves Maureen (Stewart) to handle while she’s jetsetting around the world. The job sucks, but it affords Maureen plenty of freedom to pursue other interests, like trying to make contact with the spirit of her recently deceased brother.
Let’s be clear about this from the beginning: Alien is the measuring stick against which other outer space horror flicks are measured. Indeed, while viewing Daniel Espinosa’s tension-filled Life, I realized that it’s nearly impossible not to recall Ridley Scott’s seminal sci-fi classic while watching a film about a crew of astronauts trapped in a vessel with a murderous creature. But while Espinosa’s film may wear its influences on its sleeve, that doesn’t rob it of its entertaining qualities.
This March Loot Pets is going Primal for our furry friends at home featuring exclusive items and treats including a The Flintstones toy for your pups, a chew bone of Jurassic proportions and a even Predator bling for your dog or cats collar.
Written by a native of Scottsdale, Arizona and produced with the help of 85 students from Arizona State University, Car Dogs hopes to be the first of many feature film projects to be produced in the city of Phoenix, while also giving college students the opportunity to learn the filmmaking business from a group of seasoned professionals.