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Putting Super Bowl Movie Trailers in Context During Pandemic

Putting Super Bowl Movie Trailers in Context During Pandemic

The Super Bowl is the time where major Hollywood studios put their best foot forward for their biggest films, which generally consist of tentpole franchises. For the 55th one held in Tampa, FL that saw the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rout the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9, you notice the ONLY major one that fit that category […]

Universal Monsters Art Initiative From Universal &#038 Tongal Debuts

Universal Monsters Art Initiative From Universal & Tongal Debuts

Universal Monsters fans are going to be spoiled this year. Universal and Tongal are debuting the first pieces in a new art initiative focusing on all the classic monsters this year, starting with Wolfman, Frankenstein, and Dracula. The latter two are celebrating their 90th anniversaries this year, and expect them to get major focus because […]

Michael Greyeyes Cast In Stephen King Firestarter Adaptation

Michael Greyeyes Cast In Stephen King Firestarter Adaptation

Firestarter is kicking into gear over at Blumhouse, and today they cast Michael Greyeyes in the role of Rainbird, "a relentless, powerful man who has been pushed into a violent life." The Stephen King adaptation is being directed by Keith Thomas (The Vigil). The adaptation of the story is being written by Scott Teems (Halloween […]

Happy Death Day Director Explains PG-13 Rating

Happy Death Day Director Explains PG-13 Rating

When a horror movie is announced to be PG-13, there's almost always a fleet of genre fans with something to say. Films like the second remake of Black Christmas or Happy Death Day are examples of genre films that faced that critique very early on. The film Black Christmas hit a massive roadblock with moviegoers and […]

M. Night Shyamalan Debuts Trailer For Old During The Super Bowl

M. Night Shyamalan Debuts Trailer For Old During The Super Bowl

Old debuted during the Super Bowl tonight, and the newest M. Night Shyamalan film left us scratching our heads and with a ton of questions. The film stars an impressive ensemble cast, including Golden Globe winner Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Ken Leung, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Abbey Lee, Aaron Pierre, Alex Wolff, Embeth Davidtz, […]

Watch Bob Odenkirk Kick Ass in a New Nobody TV Spot

Watch Bob Odenkirk Kick Ass in a New Nobody TV Spot

Universal Pictures is also kicking up the marketing for their new action movie, Nobody. The movie was recently delayed to April, and the first trailer got a ton of praise from people who were comparing it to the John Wick movies. They ended up delaying the movie a little over a month, which was kind of […]

F9: Universal Shares a New TV Spot and 23 New Images

F9: Universal Shares a New TV Spot and 23 New Images

Universal Pictures has decided it's time to start marketing the next entry in the Fast Saga, F9. The movie was delayed a full year back in 2020 in a move that initially looked like an overreaction and now seems more like Universal knew something about the state of the pandemic that the rest of us […]

Dracula Film Coming From Chole Zhao At Universal

Dracula Film Coming From Chole Zhao At Universal

Dracula has a new master. The iconic vampire and Universal Monster will get a new film written, directed, and produced by Nomadland director Chole Zhao. This will also be a different take on the monster, as this version is reportedly "Zhao's version is described as an original, futuristic, sci-fi Western. Themes of being on society's […]

Watch A Deleted Scene From Freaky Now Available On Digital

Watch A Deleted Scene From Freaky, Now Available On Digital

Freaky hits Blu-ray on February 9th and is now on digital today. The disc details are now out, and we now know that there will be three deleted scenes, a few different featurettes on the making of the film, and a commentary with director Christopher Landon. Commentaries are not always included on disc anymore, so […]

Universal Sets New Release Dates for Nobody and Last Night in Soho

Universal Sets New Release Dates for Nobody and Last Night in Soho

Universal has their own round of delays going into Friday as everyone came to terms with the fact that no, things will not be normal by the spring, theaters aren't going to be open, and that's just the way it is. Universal making this decision is interesting, though, considering the 17-day release window they have […]

Freaky Blu-ray Details: Deleted Scenes Commentaries &#038 More

Freaky Blu-ray Details: Deleted Scenes, Commentaries, & More

Freaky hits Blu-ray on February 9th, after hitting digital services on January 26th. The disc details are now out, and we now know that there will be three deleted scenes, a few different featurettes on the making of the film, and a commentary with director Christopher Landon. Commentaries are not always included on disc anymore, […]

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Image Emerges From The Flames

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Image Emerges From The Flames

Halloween Kills will finally unleash Michael Myers back into our theaters and our hearts in October, after a year-long delay due to the pandemic. When we last left Michael Myers, he was burning alive in the remote home of Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis), who was escaping in the back of a pick-up truck with her […]

Colin Trevorrow Says Jurassic World Trilogy Will Conclude Franchise

Colin Trevorrow Says Jurassic World Trilogy Will Conclude Franchise

We've had the pleasure of experiencing Jurassic Park films for nearly two decades, and after the upcoming sixth film, the franchise could be getting some sense of closure.  Originally hitting theatres in 1993, Jurassic Park was a Steven Speilberg project on a budget of $63 million, going on to earn hit the massive billion-dollar achievement […]

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Slows The Whole Franchise Down

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Slows The Whole Franchise Down

Welcome back to my rewatch series of the Fast and Furious franchise – it has been a while, but honestly, I knew Tokyo Drift was going to be a bit of a chore and require quite a bit of inebriation on my part to sit through it. It's a high-budget, low-IQ generic action movie, but […]

Vin Diesel Says That the F9 Trailers Havent Given Away Too Much

Vin Diesel Says That the F9 Trailers Haven't Given Away Too Much

When it comes to trailers, there really isn't much of a middle ground. A trailer will either show you the entire movie, or it's going to show you so little that you're not even sure what you're about the watch. The nice thing about a movie like F9 is that everyone knows what they are […]

F9 Star Vin Diesel Remains Committed to the Theatrical Experience

F9 Star Vin Diesel Remains Committed to the Theatrical Experience

The viability of the theatrical experience is currently up in the air thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The fact that theaters and movie studios refused to have the streaming conversation until it was right on their door. Universal Pictures were the ones who saw the writing on the wall and delayed all of their […]

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Pic &#038 Details Revealed

New Michael Myers Halloween Kills Pic & Details Revealed

Halloween Kills will finally unleash Michael Myers back into our theaters and our hearts in October, after a year-long delay due to the pandemic. When we last left Michael Myers, he was burning alive in the remote home of Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis), who was escaping in the back of a pick-up truck with […]

The Forever Purge Detailed As Final Film Comes Into Focus

The Forever Purge Detailed As Final Film Comes Into Focus

The Forever Purge, what is being hailed as the "final" Purge film in the franchise, finally let out some details on how we will be spending our final night without rules. The fifth film in the series was supposed to release this past summer, but we all know why that didn't happen. Blumhouse and Universal […]

Wonder Woman 1984 Snags $5.5M in its 2nd Weekend Soul Soars in China

Wonder Woman 1984 Snags $5.5M in its 2nd Weekend, Soul Soars in China

It's a little weird to be writing about the box office again, and while things are in no way returning to normal anytime soon, it does feel a bit like the pure hell that was 2020 is at least a little behind us. Wonder Woman 1984 continues to have the more interesting box office to […]

Merchandise Helped Close the Theatrical Window on Trolls World Tour

Merchandise Helped Close the Theatrical Window on Trolls World Tour

Universal Pictures is the winner of the pandemic when it comes to making good business decisions. They were ahead of the pack when they decided to delay F9 by a full year instead of a couple of months. They also decided to move all of their then in theaters movies to VOD, but the big […]