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Why It Works: Collateral

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** While this column tends to examine movies with unusual premises and plot structures, there's something arguably more impressive about a film that seems fairly ordinary at a glance...
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Awfully Good Movies: I, Frankenstein (Video)

I, Frankenstein (2014) Director:  Stuart Beattie Stars:  Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski Today, Universal Studios brings their monster franchise back to life with the first installment of the “Dark Universe”, THE MUMMY starring Tom Cruise, so Awfully Good Movies is looking back at when one of their most famous monsters came back...
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Review: The Legend of Tarzan

PLOT: In the late 19th century, the now civilized Lord Greystroke, aka Tarzan ( Alexander Skarsgard ) returns to the jungle with Jane ( Margot Robbie ) in-tow to investigate rumors that the Belgian government is engaging in the slave trade. REVIEW: I’ve long been a fan of Tarzan, the Ape man. While there hasn’t been a decent (live-action) Tarzan film in about...
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Latest Tarzan trailer reminds you that someone made a Tarzan film in 2016

It's been a rough summer for the big studios thus far, with the major players being a heavy price for their over-reliance on brands and sequels that the public wasn't exactly clamoring... and with a number of films still on the docket for the blockbuster season that could fit that criteria, the worst may still be yet to come for them.  One such film you could add into...
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It's man vs beast in the IMAX trailer for The Legend of Tarzan

It's been some time since we've seen Tarzan on the big screen, and this time around, Alexander Skarsgard will be playing the man raised by apes. THE LEGEND OF TARZAN picks up when Tarzan, having already acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. As you can imagine, it probably doesn't...
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Alexander Skarsgard is King of the Jungle in new Legend of Tarzan trailer

A new trailer for David Yates ' THE LEGEND OF TARZAN starring Alexander Skarsgard , Christoph Waltz , Margot Robbie and Samuel L. Jackson has landed online, and it features a ton of action-packed new footage. I wasn't sold on the project when it was first announced, but I was pretty impressed with the first trailer, and I'm really digging this latest look at the...
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The lord of the apes swings into action in first Legend of Tarzan trailer

Earlier today the first poster for THE LEGEND OF TARZAN was unveiled and now we finally have the pleasure of witnessing David Yates ' Tarzan epic in action. The film stars Alexander Skarsgard as the titular character as well as Margot Robbie as Jane, but instead of focusing on the traditional Tarzan story of a man being raised by apes, THE LEGEND OF TARZAN will take place a...
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Cheetah looks really pissed as Warner Bros. unveils first Tarzan poster

Warner Bros. is finally ready to give us our first look at THE LEGEND OF TARZAN. With word that a trailer will be released before the week is out, the studio is prefacing that with the film's first teaser one sheet, showing Alexander Skarsgard in the title role... and one really pissed-off Cheetah next to him. Seriously... what is his problem? Is he preparing for WAR OF...
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Get your first look at Margot Robbie and Alexander Skarsgard in Tarzan

For a movie which reportedly cost $180 million and opens in less than a year from now, we're seen and heard very little of David Yates ' TARZAN. The film stars Alexander Skarsgard as the titular character as well as Margot Robbie as Jane, but instead of focusing on the traditional Tarzan story of a man being raised by apes, TARZAN will take place a decade after Tarzan, now...
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David Yates' Fantastic Beasts might be causing trouble for his Tarzan movie

2015 hasn't been too kind to Warner Bros. so far, with JUPITER ASCENDING, THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., ENTOURAGE, WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS, and (most recently) PAN all underperforming or straight up bombing at the box office, and the studio might have another big flop on its hands with director David Yates ' $180 million 3D TARZAN movie starring Alexander Skarsgard , Margot Robbie...
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Channing Tatum doesn't mince words, "f**king hates" G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra

Whatever our thoughts about Channing Tatum may have been in the past, it's hard to deny that the actor has definitely stepped up his game in the last few years; but for a while there, Tatum was simply that guy from G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA. Tatum stopped by The Howard Stern Show and revealed how he felt about the film that helped shoot him in stardom. Look, I’ll be...
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Ridley Scott to produce Arthur C. Clarke's 3001: The Final Odyssey series

When you think of the Syfy network, you probably think of the cinematic atrocity that is Sharknado. Soon however, you will be able to think of Arthur C. Clarke; perhaps finally giving credence to the name Syfy. The network has announced that they’ve teamed with Ridley Scott ‘s Scott Free Productions to adapt the final book in Clarke’s Odyssey series, “3001: The...
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