A few years ago, everyone seemed content to blow the Hunger Games movies off as more young-adult nonsense; a watered-down version of Battle Royale for little girls. Now, it’s hard to believe anyone could have been so blind. The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire were huge smash hits, but you don’t make $ 400 million on the backs of tween… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Why 'Mockingjay - Part 1' Is the Science Fiction Movie We Need
Marvel’s massive announcement detailing all of its offerings for Phase Three of its cinematic universe likely left a lot of comic book fans absolutely speechless. In addition to new adventures for Thor, Captain America and the previously announced Guardians of the Galaxy, we now have confirmation for films the Internet has been speculating about for months. These include the Inhumans, Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel and… Continue reading Comics on Film: Everything You Need to Know About Marvel's Big Phase 3 Plans
There are not only a bunch of board games out there that could make incredible movies, there are board games that could make incredible horror movies. These are frightening, tense experiences that lend themselves to cinematic interpretation, even more than something like a Ouija board.
Hey Hollywood, if you’re going to start making horror movies based on board games, why don’t you… Continue reading Eight Horror Board Games That Seriously Need to Be Turned into Movies
There’s always room for Bill Murray. And since he’s making the promotional rounds for St. Vincent—in which he stars as a troubled war vet whose heart is warmed after making pals with the boy next door—there’s enough Murray to keep us warm all winter. The actor appeared on The Howard Stern Show (that’s still a thing, eh?), where he talked about his time on… Continue reading Why You Need to Listen to Bill Murray's Howard Stern Interview
Earlier this year we got a new ab-heavy take on Frankenstein’s monster with I, Frankenstein. Now we’re about to lay eyes on a new, somewhat heroic take on Dracula with Dracula Untold. With these two examples in mind, perhaps the time has come to put a new coat of paint on some of our older movie monsters. Variety, after all, is the spice of… Continue reading Other Old-School Villains Who Need a Makeover, from Gremlins to the Phantom