Movie sequels are big business for Hollywood. Many fans are getting burnt-out on sequels, especially since so many of them are unnecessary. Still, let’s not forget that when they’re done right, sequels can be great. Here are a dozen of the greatest sequels ever made.
The latest cinematic shared universe, which will consist of the classic monsters of film from Universal Studios movie library, is moving ahead. They’ve gathered a team of writers—some veteran, some fairly new—to act as the Think Tank who will oversee the rebooted Cinematic Monster Universe.
Movies never end up as they were originally envisioned. For various reasons, directors often decide not to film a section of the shooting-script. Also, throughout the production and post-production process of filmmaking, the cutting-room floor becomes cluttered with scenes, plots or characters that were chosen for deletion. Sometimes, these deleted scenes or subplots would have changed the entire film. Here are 9 movies with abandoned storylines would have altered the way we look at the overall movie.
Universal Pictures' Monster universe is underway and they're eyeing an Oscar-winning actor to play Frankenstein's Monster! Come inside for more details and a few set photos from the Mummy reboot!
It’s Halloween, the time of year for watching horror films with the lights out. You may be trying to decide which films you should watch for your Halloween scare-fest. There are many good films, depending on your taste. As a Halloween gift to you, Cinelinx lists 25 of the best horror films to watch, for your Halloween enjoyment. All these films are of excellent quality and convey the requisite eeriness and suspenseful mood to keep you in the creepy Halloween mood.
Old monsters or new? Dracula or Freddy Kruger? The Bride of Frankenstein or the Bride of Chucky? How do you like your monsters…Classic or neo-nasty contemporary?
Shared cinematic universes are all the rage now; and even the monsters are getting in on the act. Universal Studios confirms what has been rumored for a year now. There will be a unified film universe for the iconic movie monsters and Dracula Untold is the first volley in the game.
This week, Mama director Andy Muschetti has separated himself from Universal Studio’s planned Mummy reboot, due to creative differences. He is the second director to walk out on the project. Len Wiseman was previously set to direct The Mummy, but he had a falling out with producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, because he had planned a darker, spookier version of the story than Kutzman and Orci wanted to make. The producer pairing wanted to make a more action-oriented version, similar to the Brenden Frasier version, which will fit better into the wider universe they have planned.