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Did White Washing Doom Ghost in the Shell?

The much-hyped Ghost in the Shell had a disastrous opening weekend last week. This is surprising, considering it stars worldwide superstar Scarlett Johansson, and is based on a popular anime. What’s the real reason that the film made only $19 million on it’s first weekend? Paramount feels that the whitewashing controversy was responsible for the bad box office.

Adaptation vs. Reinterpretation: The Two Approaches to Making Comic Book Films

Comic book-inspired films are wildly popular right now. Disney, Fox and Warner Bros are the leaders in bringing Marvel and DC super heroes to the big screen. There are two techniques for doing this…Adaptations and Reinterpretations. Which company uses which method? Cinelinx takes a look at these two techniques.

Will the Legend of Tarzan Get it Right?

There have been many, many film and TV adaptations of Tarzan since the character first debuted in 1912. Some have been good, but most have been rather weak. Few have been truly accurate to the original Edgar Rice Burroughs novels. What does next year’s The Legend of Tarzan need to do to make Tarzan entertaining, relevant and marketable in the 21st Century? 

Margot Robbie in Talks to Star in Ghost in the Shell...

The live action adaptation of the popular Japanese anime film Ghost in the Shell may have its star. Lovely Margot Robbie could be taking on the role of the cybernetic heroine.

Chris Hemsworth May Star in Shane Black’s Doc Savage Film

 He’s been the God of Thunder and now he might be the Man of Bronze. Thor and the Avengers star Chris Hemsworth has reportedly met with director Shane Black about starring as the title character in Black’s Doc Savage film.

Ron Howard May be Directing New Jungle Book

A new film adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's legendary collection of short stories is in the works, and Oscar-winning director Ron Howard may be in the director’s chair.

Lionsgate Nabs Rights to Dead Island Movie

After a fairly interesting and lengthy bidding war, Lionsgate has won the rights to make a movie off of the recently released video game Dead Island, and have released a statement about the film's production.

TMP Reviews: Mortal Kombat: Legacy Episode 4

The fantastical finally arrives with the more subdued origin story of Kitana and Mileena.

TMP Reviews: Mortal Kombat: Legacy Episode 3

Tancharoen Scores Big With Third Entry In New Web-Series.

TMP Reviews: Mortal Kombat: Legacy Web-Series

Kevin Tancharoen's Brutal Reimagining is Effectively Realistic.

Casual Cinecast take on X-Men Dark Phoenix

Before the main review (Dark Phoenix), Mike, Chris, and special guest Peyton breakdown everything they’ve been watching and recent news from the last week...