Month: May 2019

Rotten Tomatoes Introducing New Audience Score System With Emphasis On Verified Ticket Purchases

The popular movie review conglomerate Rotten Tomatoes is finally making long-overdue changes to their Audience Score. Now the audience score will only reflect reviews from users who have verified with the site that they indeed bought a ticket to the movie they’re scoring. The new verified ticket purchase system is a part of Rotten Tomatoes’

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‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

I think it’s fair to say that Disney’s live-action remakes have ranged wildly from charming (Cinderella) to confounding (Maleficent). Aladdin experienced a turbulent marketing campaign that seemed to suggest the film would fall closer to the latter than the former. Many criticized the film’s trailers for looking too over-produced as well as their lack of

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8 Upcoming Horror Movies You May Not Know About But Totes Should

The 2010’s were one big treasure trove for horror fans and it looks like that’s going to keep being the case as we head into the new decade. 2019 is stacked with panic-inducing treats of terror. There are so many in fact that you probably don’t even know about a lot of them. Don’t sweat

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‘Child’s Play’ Reboot Makes Chucky More ‘Sympathetic’ Says Director

Slasher movie icons aren’t exactly known for how sympathetic they are. I mean, how bad can you feel for a homicidal maniac, let alone one who seems to take pleasure in ending innocent lives as much as Child’s Play‘s Chucky? Well, that’s exactly what Director Lars Klevberg’s Child’s Play remake accomplishes. Speaking with Collider, Klevberg

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Filming Begins On Christopher Nolan’s New Film ‘Tenet’ Plus New Details Announced

There is always a thick layer of secrecy surrounding Christopher Nolan’s upcoming projects. However, we’ve just learned a few new things about his latest film. Warner Bros. announced Wednesday that production has already begun on Nolan’s new film, Tenet. The studio described the project as “an action epic evolving from the world of international espionage.”

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Stephen King’s ‘The Long Walk’ Adaptation Lands A Scary-Talented Director

The Stephen King-aissance continues. The next of the author’s works in line for film adaptation is the dystopian thriller The Long Walk and if Variety is to be believed, it would appear the project has landed a scary-talented director by the name of André Øvredal. Øvredal’s credits include the excellent 2016 horror flick The Autopsy

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‘Three Identical Strangers’ Doc Getting Narrative Film Adaptation From ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer

The documentary Three Identical Strangers is officially receiving a feature narrative adaptation, according to Variety. What’s more is that the project has landed Bohemiam Rhapsody screenwriter Anthony McCarten. The doc tells the incredible true story of three strangers who inadvertently cross each others’ paths only to discover that they are in fact identical triplets who

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‘Just Cause’ Video Game Adaptation Lands ‘John Wick’ Writer/Creator

The world of movie news continues to be dominated by video game adaptations. Word is coming to us from The Hollywood Reporter that John Wick creator and writer Derek Kolstad has been tapped to pen the forthcoming feature film adaptation of the popular video game franchise Just Cause. Constantin Film and Prime Universe Films’ Adrian

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Thomas Edison Drama ‘The Current War’ With Benedict Cumberbatch Finally Gets A Release Date

We got an enlightening bit of news yesterday regarding the Thomas Edison drama The Current War. It is being reported that the project has landed a new home and release date thanks to 101 studios. According to Deadline, The Current War will light up theaters across North America when it opens wide October 11 later this year.

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PlayStation Productions Developing ‘Twisted Metal’ TV Series

Sony confirmed Tuesday during an investors presentation that it is currently in development on a television series based on their popular video game series Twisted Metal. Twisted Metal will come from PlayStation Productions, a new label recently announced by Sony that will explicitly focus on adapting the company’s decades-long catalog of video games for film and

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