This week it was announced that Warner Bros. had found a director for their upcoming Aquaman film, and it’s none other than James Wan — the director of one of the year’s biggest films, Furious 7. Although he’s managed to make a name for himself by directing what’s become a billion-dollar blockbuster, Wan has a number of other great qualities that make him the perfect kind of… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why James Wan Is a Great Choice to Direct 'Aquaman'
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, here’s a tribute to movie moms by Nelson Carvajal for Press Play:
And here are some Mother’s Day tips from Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) of TV’s Bates Motel, based on the movie Psycho:
How about some Mother’s Day cards featuring famous movie moms, via… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Harold Ramis Commemorative Action Figure, Great Tributes to Movie Moms and More
Back in 2013, I wrote a Last Horror Blog entry chronicling some great novels that Hollywood should consider bringing to the screen. Of course, with centuries of material to choose from, that list was only going to scratch the surface of all the titles worthy of making the transition from the page to the multiplex. So, I’m back with another batch of books that would make fantastic fright… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: More Creepy Books That Would Make Great Movies
If you ask any comic book creator how difficult it is to create a superhero in the 21st century, they’ll likely tell you that it’s very hard. Creating new superheroes, even within the fabled DC and Marvel universes, can be a massive undertaking just because so much of each of those brands is tied up in their biggest icons. How can Nightrunner compete with Superman? How… Continue reading Comics on Film: Could Valiant Comics Create the Next Great Wave of Superhero Movies?
“What if?” is the burning question our favorite sci-fi movies ask: What if Earth was invaded by aliens or giant spiders? What makes us human once we start bending the laws of genetics and robotics? And if we worked out really really hard, would we ever have Linda Hamilton’s arms in “Terminator 2”?
Here are some of the best of… Continue reading 30 Great Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Streaming Right Now