Tag Archives: Monster movies

Do we really have a Summer Movie Season anymore?

Maybe I’m just nuts, but it’s slowly beginning to seem to me like there isn’t really a summer movie season anymore, or at the very least no longer one that resembles what there used to be. I’m sure I’m hardly the first person over the last few years to say[...]

Godzilla Opens to a Fantastic $93.2 Million Weekend Box Office

Godzilla opens to a great weekend box office. It’s Warner Bros largest-ever May opening. The rumor is that Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures are already developing a sequel. Below the top 5 domestic titles box office. TOP 5 DOMESTIC TITLES – Weekend of May 16-18 1 Godzilla $93.2 2 Neighbors $26.0 3 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $16.8 4 Million[...]

“Godzilla” won’t contend for a Best Picture nomination…but it should

Last night I finally saw the reboot of Godzilla at a press screening here in New York and boy oh boy was I blown away. The once campy monster has gotten a serious, Christopher Nolan-esque treatment from up and coming filmmaker Gareth Edwards, and the results are insanely satisfying. Much[...]

An April Oscar Predictions Update

As promised last week, here I am again with some more up to date Oscar predictions. They’re not amazingly different from what I debuted with, but they do already show a change in focus, at least in terms of some of the second tier contenders. We’ve still got a long[...]

Milla Jovovich will host the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Actress Milla Jovovich will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Jovovich will present 10 awards to 30 individual recipients during the evening. Jovovich is the star of “The Fifth Element” and the[...]

“The Thing” prequel gets stark, new poster

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Universal has released the latest teaser poster for it’s revisit to the land of “The Thing,” which John Carpenter so expertly mined for frozen thrills in 1982. Though billed as a prequel, the new film reportedly also follows a team of international scientists at a remote post[...]

“Piranha 3D” sequel dives into production

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: What would you call a sequel to last summer’s “Piranha 3D,” a gory and graphic but downright fun horror comedy? “Piranha 3DD,” of course. Dimension Films has started production on the sequel, with principal photography currently underway in Wilmington, N.C. John Gulager, who helmed “Feast,” will direct. The[...]

“Godzilla” reboot lands “Monsters” director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Gareth Edwards is moving from “Monsters” to the mother of all monsters. The British director who garnered critical acclaim for his “Monsters,” a sci-fi drama about humans crossing through an area of Mexico that’s inhabited by tentacle-wielding extraterrestrials, is close to signing a deal to direct a new[...]

Milla Jovovich on landing ‘Stone’: ‘I cried’

HollywoodNews.com: When Milla Jovovich landed the role in the upcoming thriller “Stone” alongside Robert De Niro and Edward Norton, she cried. The ex-model who has been the go-to girl for genre action roles, exclaimed at the “Stone” premiere, “I was so happy that I was able to share more with these[...]

Guillermo del Toro taking “Trollhunters” to DreamWorks Animation

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Has “Hellboy” director Guillermo del Toro traded a “Hobbit” for a troll? That’s the news out of DreamWorks Animation, where del Toro reportedly will write and direct “Trollhunters” a feature-length cartoon based on a young-adult book that del Toro also penned. “I wanted very much to develop a story[...]
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