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

“The Invisible Man”: Elizabeth Moss Talks the Abuse Analogy Plus a New Image

Universal Pictures tried to do their own version of a shared cinematic universe with their monster movies but the Dark Universe didn’t end up panning out. That doesn’t mean that Universal isn’t going to make movies starring those infamous monsters though; it just means they are going in a different direction. In the case of The […]

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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 […]

It’s About Time We Recieved That “BioShock” Movie

With established franchises falling short at the box office and new original ideas struggling to land an audience, it seems like it’s about time to pull from other pre-existing properties. Anime has been one new source for live-action, but there’s still plenty of content in video games as well — which could be expressed through […]

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 […]

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 […]

Robert Kirkman, Skybound Bring Dracula's Henchman 'Renfield' to the Big Screen

Robert Kirkman, Skybound Bring Dracula’s Henchman ‘Renfield’ to the Big Screen

Robert Kirkman and his company Skybound Productions will help produce a new film for Universal titled Renfield. Renfield is Dracula’s assistant, and the film is based on a pitch made by Kirkman. Dexter Fletcher will helm the project, coming off vast success with Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman. He took over the Queen biopic after the […]

"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 […]


“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 […]

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

The First Poster for “Cats” Is Not Nearly as Horrifying as the Trailer

Yesterday, the internet lost its collective mind over the first trailer for the big-screen adaptation of the musical Cats. This is going to be one of those stylistic decisions that people are going to be debating the merit of for the rest of time. As we continue to debate whether or not the motion capture […]


"Cats" Behind-the-Scenes Featurette, Trailer Friday

“Cats” Behind-the-Scenes Featurette, Trailer Friday

Of the many movies that are coming out this winter season the one that promises to be the most bizarre is the big-screen adaptation of the classic musical Cats. The musical is a little esoteric and weird and it’s only going to get weirder when we get to the big screen. Universal Pictures has released […]