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Giveaway: “The Addams Family” Blu-ray Combo Pack

Would you like to win a Blu-ray combo pack of The Addams Family, which will be released on January 28th? All you need is a Twitter account. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has provided us a chance to give away a copy of the film. What do you need to do to win this? In order […]

Lauren Looks Back: The Mummy (1932)

Lauren Looks Back: “The Mummy” (1932)

Universal Studios The Mummy needs no introduction. This pre-code horror film is typically grouped in with Universal’s other classic horror movies, including Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Creature From the Black Lagoon. The plot is simple – in 1921 the tomb of Im-Ho-Tep is uncovered. It is revealed that Im-Ho-Tep was condemned and buried alive. Along […]

"Cats" Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

[OP-ED] The Disturbing Implications of the “Cats” Post-Release Patch

While Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker is dominating the headlines as it posts an opening box-office number of $195 million, Cats is drawing everyone’s attention and not for good reasons either. Universal is now faced with the reality of having the single greatest box-office flop of 2019 and perhaps of the last decade. Rather than back down […]

`Universal Drops Terrifying Trailer for New Horror Flick, "Cats"

Judi Dench Says Her “Cats” Character Is Trans

In news that should surprise absolutely no one, Judi Dench described her Cats character as being transgender while on the press tour. Gender-flipping a character is not the definition of being transgender. It never has been and it never will be. It’s one thing to cast a transgender person in a role. To describe one’s […]

Universal Pictures and LEGO are in Talks for a Film Partnership

It’s looking like LEGO is looking for a new home for its film division. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part came out earlier this year and unlike the first movie it did not do well at the box office despite decent reviews. It brought in under $200 million at the worldwide box office and with […]


"Cats" Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

“Cats” Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

Cats is a strange beast to begin with, but the combination of strange CGI makes the translation from stage to screen even worse. Director: Tom Hooper Summary: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life. Full Disclosure: […]

“Firestarter": Universal, Blumhouse Taps Keith Thomas to Direct Reboot

“Firestarter”: Universal, Blumhouse Taps Keith Thomas to Direct Reboot

Get ready for another remake of a Stephen King classic on the big screen. Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, and Weed Road Production recruited Keith Thomas (The Vigil) to direct the Firestarter reboot. Production Details Scott Teems (Halloween Kills) will pen the latest adaptation of the King novel, according to Variety. Firestarter follows the story of […]

`Universal Drops Terrifying Trailer for New Horror Flick, "Cats"

Universal Pictures Should Probably Delay the Release of “Cats” [OPINION]

The release of Cats so far been handled so poorly by Universal that it almost seems intentional. Do they realize that going up against the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is just a futile venture? The whole film seems awfully rushed (which could be because they wanted to make it in time to qualify […]

'Dolittle': Eight Character Posters Revealed For Each Character

‘Dolittle’: Eight Character Posters Revealed, Spotlighting Each Animal

Dolittle is coming very soon, in January to be exact. Eight new character posters were revealed for the Robert Downey Jr. version of the doctor. If nothing else these posters prove that the film has quite the impressive voice cast. Craig Robinson, Marion Cotillard, Selena Gomez, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Tom Holland, Rami Malek, Ralph […]

Elizabeth Banks to Direct, Star in ‘Invisible Woman’ at Universal

Elizabeth Banks will direct and star in Invisible Woman for Universal Studios. She pitched the film, with a script being written by Erin Cressida Wilson (Girl on the Train). This will not however cross over with the new Invisible Man film coming in February starring Elisabeth Moss and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. That film was a co-production […]

Studio excecutives wanted Julia Roberts as Harriet Tubman

Studio Executives Wanted Julia Roberts as Harriet Tubman

As surprising as it may sound, studio executives suggested that actress Julia Roberts portray Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman. The report comes by way of a recent interview for Focus Features with screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard.  Howard’s script was in development hell for the better part of almost three decades. Howard studied the Freedom Fighter […]

“Black Christmas” Remake Trailer Has Lots of “Sleighing”

“Black Christmas” Writer Says PG-13 Rating Due to Test Screenings

Some horror fans are scoffing that the latest Black Christmas remake is rated PG-13 instead of R like its predecessors. Directed by Sophia Takal and co-written by April Wolfe, the film received unexpected backlash. Wolfe took to social media to defend the change due to test screenings. Here’s the deal: We wrote it with an […]

"Jurassic World 3" is Bringing Back Two Cast Members from "Fallen Kingdom

“Jurassic World 3” is Bringing Back Two Cast Members

The cast of Jurassic World 3 continues to grow. We found out back in September that Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, and Sam Neill would be returning for the third movie on top of Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. It seems that some more familiar faces from Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will be returning as well. According to Collider Justice […]

The First Trailer for "The Invisible Man" Teases a Psychological Thriller

The First Trailer for “The Invisible Man” Teases a Psychological Thriller

Universal Pictures tried to do their own version of the shared cinematic universe and to say that it didn’t work out would be a bit of an understatement. However, that doesn’t mean all of those monsters are going to sit there and not get used. Blumhouse stepped in and announced their intentions to do The Invisible […]

"Jurassic World 3" Bringing Back Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum

“Jurassic World 3”: Don’t Buy into Casting Hype [OPINION]

Bless director Colin Trevorrow for bringing back Jurassic Park original stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum back into the fold for Jurassic World 3, but who are we kidding? It says more that stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard can’t carry the franchise. When Goldblum was recruited to be in Jurassic World: […]

"Jurassic World 3" Bringing Back Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum

“Jurassic World 3” is Bringing Back Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum

It seems that some familiar faces are going to be showing up for Jurassic World 3. While Jeff Goldblum did have a part in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom it was extremely small and didn’t have any real impact on the story. The character must have made some sort of impact because director Colin Trevorrow announced […]


“Halloween Kills”: Kyle Richards Returns as Lindsey Wallace

Another face from the 1978 John Carpenter original, Halloween is returning to the franchise in Kyle Richards, who played Lindsey Wallace, for Halloween Kills. The film is the sequel to 2018’s Halloween, which acts as a direct sequel to the Carpenter film effectively retconning all previous sequels of the franchise. Lindsey was one of the […]

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“The Hunt” Director Craig Zobel Breaks Silence on Universal’s Cancellation

Craig Zobel said his original intention was satirical when opening up about the controversial decision for Universal and Blumhouse’s decision to cancel the upcoming release for his film The Hunt. The director claimed how its message was misrepresented in media reports in an interview with Variety. The film was pulled following a string of mass […]