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Top 5 Movie Mistakes - Saw (video)

This time on Top 5 Movie Mistakes, to tie in with the Halloween/horror season, I decided to turn my attention, not to a bona fide classic like say Alien, or The Exorcist, but to the 2004 film: James Wan 's SAW. The low budget wonder (seriously, it grossed a hundred times its budget, a HUNDRED) spawned countless sequels that gradually then rapidly declined in quality, but the original...
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James Wan teases that Aquaman will be a swashbuckling adventure

To the outside world, Aquaman has frequently been the butt of jokes, but now that Jason Momoa will be filling Aquaman's sparkly green pants, I'd imagine that we'll be taking the hero much more seriously. Although we did get a brief glimpse at the character in BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, Zack Snyder 's upcoming JUSTICE LEAGUE will serve as our first real...
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Will Beall talks Aquaman setting and the opening of The Legend of Conan

Screenwriter Will Beall seems to enjoy working with fictional royalty, he's currently penning the script for Jason Momoa 's Atlantean king in AQUAMAN and has, along with Chris Morgan , scripted Arnold Schwarzenegger 's return to the throne in THE LEGEND OF CONAN. Beall recently spoke with /Film about both projects and while he obviously couldn't say much about...
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James Wan says that Aquaman is like the Wolverine of the DCEU

The character of Aquaman hasn't always been held in the highest esteem by the general public, but Warner Bros. knew exactly what they were doing when they hired Jason Momoa to portray the Atlantean king. No one's going to be making jokes about Momoa talking to fish, well, except for Ben Affleck . Although we did catch a glimpse of the character in BATMAN V SUPERMAN, we'll...
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James Wan's Aquaman brings back a writer from its past

James Wan 's AQUAMAN has found a writer to handle the film's scripting duties, and it only had to look to its past in order to secure the scribe it wanted. Will Beall , who, once upon a time, was writing AQUAMAN when Warner Bros. was developing several different tracks for the project, has been brought back as the sole pen as he works off a detailed treatment by Wan and...
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Image reveals a new Saw movie is coming whether you like it or not

The SAW series is…yeah. The movies were essentially gratuitous torture wrapped up in some faux-intellectual attempt to shine a light on the cruel nature of man. But, really, they were seven excuses to rip people apart in stunning fashion. Whether or not that’s your cup of tea, it looks like you may be in for a refill, as it appears SAW 8 is scheduled to begin shooting soon...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Creed, Legend of Zelda, Saw, Thinner

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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James Wan brought in to direct new MacGyver pilot after first is scrapped

James Wan was instrumental in getting CBS' MacGyver reboot off the ground and at one point was set to direct the pilot episode himself. However, his feature film commitments led to Wan dropping out and he was replaced by David Von Ancken who directed the MacGyver pilot. Although the pilot was apparently good enough to warrant a series pickup by CBS, it won't be seeing the...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Death Sentence

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Before James Wan was the directing of THE CONJURING...
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The Conjuring series gets another spin-off with The Nun

THE CONJURING franchise certainly has figured out how to extend its shelf life, using the various supernatural villains introduced in the prior film for spin-off purposes. Following the success of the first CONJURING, we got an ANABELLE movie that gave the origins of that creepy doll that Ed and Lorraine Warren locked away in a glass case. And now, following the success of THE...
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Brad Peyton and James Wan are bringing Malignant Man to Fox

MALIGNANT MAN is making the jump from the Boom! Studios comic pages to the big screen, and  Brad Peyton , who helmed SAN ANDREAS and will be back for the next round of earthquakes in SAN ANDREAS 2, is on-board to direct the adapatation with  James Wan producing (Wan also co-created the source material).  For those of you unfamiliar with MALIGNANT MAN - and I'm...
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Weekend Box Office Report: June 10-12, 2016

The Conjuring 2 scares up big bucks! Demonic possession was the biggest draw at theaters this weekend, putting THE CONJURING 2 on top at the box office with an estimated $40.3 million ! Director James Wan brought back paranormal investigators Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga for the spooky sequel, which opened just shy of the original THE...
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