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The Test of Time: The Wolf Man (1941)

We all have movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? So…the point of this here column is whether of not a film stands the test of time. I’m not gonna question whether it’s still a good flick, but if the...

Universal's SyFy Films picks up Sci-Fi short Beyond for big screen treatment

Universal Pictures’ Syfy Films division has optioned the rights to the sci-fi short BEYOND, with the short’s director on board to produce and helm the big-screen translation, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written, directed and produced by Raphael Rogers, BEYOND began as a short film that Rogers shot for $1000 that caught the attention of several production...

Universal creating a monstrous universe of movies starting with Van Helsing

As you're well aware by now, Universal is in the process of digging all of its old monsters out of the grave and reviving them. They're currently in production on DRACULA UNTOLD , and new versions of THE MUMMY and VAN HELSING are in the planning stages. One of the key figures in this rebooting is Roberto Orci, who along with his writing partner Alex Kurtzman is overseeing THE...

Bates Motel TV movie from 1987 now available on DVD!

King Hyperion threatens to destroy all of humanity on his maniacal quest to obtain the ultimate weapon – the legendary Epirus Bow that gives the power to unleash war on both Heaven and Earth. But Theseus, a heroic young villager chosen by the gods, rises up to stop Hyperion’s brutal rampage. With supernatural help from the beautiful oracle Phaedra, Theseus embraces his destiny and leads a...

Exclusive pics from Halloween Horror Nights Orlando

Halloween is fast approaching and what better way to get yourself into the spirit of the scaring season than to make your way out to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights? This year is set up to be the scariest yet as HHH has attractions centered around CABIN IN THE WOODS, EVIL DEAD, "The Walking Dead", AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and many more of our favorite scare...

The Conspiracy coming to the small screen as an NBC pilot

We've been seeing and hearing a lot from Christopher MacBride's chilling and compelling THE CONSPIRACY lately, learning earlier this year that XLrator had taken the US distribution rights to the film which hit VOD platforms and limited theaters last month. We also saw a groovy new poster in early July that begged the question "Who can you trust?". Our own Jake...

The Mummy reboot may have found a Mama of a director

That reboot of THE MUMMY Universal Pictures is so intent on making might have just found its director: Andres Muschietti, best known as the guy who took his 5-minute short film MAMA and, with the help of Guillermo del Toro, turned said short film into a surprise $146 million worldwide success. MAMA was made for Universal, it's worth noting. According to The Hollywood...

Jurassic Park 4 gets new title, release date set

I absolutely cannot wait until the summer of 2015, which sounds as if it will be one of the biggest and best summers in terms of entertainment that we've had in quite some time with a new TERMINATOR film, a new STAR WARS, a sequel to THE AVENGERS and the BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN film all scheduled to hit cinemas during the summer months. Now Variety has dropped the news that JURASSIC...

SyFy announces cast for Dominion series, based on 2010 film Legion

We first heard rumblings of a potential televsion series based on the 2010 Paul Bettany-starring LEGION back in February of 2012, finally getting word o f the project moving forward this past July when SyFy gave the series a pilot order under the title "Dominion" with LEGION co-writer/director Scott Stewart set to helm. Today we have the first bit of casting for the pilot...

An American Werewolf in London howls into Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights is set for another year of scaring guests out of their minds with attractions centered around THE CABIN IN THE WOODS, EVIL DEAD, "The Walking Dead" and many more, but now comes an announcement that should put a huge goofy grin on a lot of fans faces. Universal Orlando took to their Twitter to announce that they will be...

Legendary takes Seventh Son from Warner Bros

Legendary Pictures' SEVENTH SON, the Sergei Bedrov-directed fantasy that stars Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore, is on the move, according to Deadline who reports that the film is moving away from Warner Bros. and will now be released by Universal Pictures, where Legendary’s Thomas Tull made a new deal. Originally SEVENTH SON had a January 2014 release date but with Warner...

Vin Diesel signs on for post-apocalyptic sci-fi Soldiers of the Sun

We're just a few short weeks away from seeing Vin Diesel return to what is undoubtedly his most iconic role in RIDDICK, but Diesel is already looking ahead to another sci-fi actioner, signing on to both star in and produce SOLIDERS OF THE SUN, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Diesel is teaming up with Arash Amel, the writer of the upcoming Grace Kelly biopic GRACE OF...

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