Well, this a rarity: A remake that appears to be anything but. Fright Night is ostensibly a rehash of Tom Holland’s cult 80’s classic, but the 2011 upgrade doesn’t seem to have much in common, minus the title and a few similarities. Which is odd – do most people remember or even revere the original?
In case you weren’t aware, there was a Wonder Woman TV series in production. Out of all the characters in the DC archives, the last wench that should be given this kind of treatment is the lasso-wielding feminist. Even Catwoman makes more sense. Warner Bros. don’t seem to be aware of how dated and unimportant Wonder Woman is to the […]
We’re about to hit X-Men overload. Following another trailer and a host of character teasers, we get a full-blown clip. It finds Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) at the CIA, where he reveals mutant kind with the help of Raven Darkholme (Jennifer Lawrence). I love the tone so far but it raises a couple of questions: Why is Stryker so old […]
The Expendables came out almost a year ago, yet I’m still not sure where I stand on it. The sight of Stallone, Statham, Li, Lundgren, Willis and Schwarzenegger sharing the screen was undeniably glorious. But when the novelty wore off, all that remained was a frustratingly competent action film (but one with a truly awesome climax). It looked like a […]
According to a press conference at Namco Bandai’s Levelup Dubai 2011 event, the SoulCalibur series is set to continue with SoulCalibur V. The new entry will be set 17 years after the fourth game ended, around the story of a new character, Patroklos, Sophitia’s son.
Voted as IGN’s “Best Blu-Ray” to date, Alien Anthology includes 6 disks of entertainment and is now only £16.98 at Tesco Entertainment. It spans 4 movies: Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection, with 2 versions of each. Also packed with 60 hours of extra features. To get this amazing box set for a jaw dropping £16.98 use the below […]
Remember The Killers? Of course you do. Hot Fuss is a classic to this day. Sam’s Town was a hit but nowhere near the standards of their debut. They followed that up with 2008’s marginal improvement Day & Age, before falling silent. The “Somebody Told Me” rockers are finally going back to the studio, according to XFM. Drummer Ronnie Vannucci spoke […]
There’s more than one fighting robot movie out this year, and this one stars Wolverine. Real Steel looks like a flick I’d have loved as a kid; over-the-top effects, mindless action, and the aforementioned robots clomping each other. All of which is supposed to hide the fact that it’s a bog-standard underdog film. It’s Rocky with artificial intelligence. Made for children it […]
The box office disappointment of Scott Pilgrim was clearly a wake up call for Michael Cera. Some speculated that people were tiring of his nerd routine, but anyone who’s ever seen Arrested Development automatically gives him a pass. Pilgrim‘s commercial failure can’t have much to do with the quality of the film – Edgar Wright’s graphic novel adaptation is currently amassing a […]