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While it is a matter of opinion whether or not the remake of Total Recall is as good as the original, almost everyone can agree that it lacks something that the original film had in droves; the effortless delivery of cheesy one-liners by Arnold Schwarzenegger. There's just nothing like a big Austrian man putting a comedic twist on a grotesquely violent scene. As such, I've put together this list of his best work so that the void in our movie-watching experience can be temporarily filled.
Last week, word came out that the studios behind the Highlander remake were wanting Ryan Reynolds to play the lead role of Connor MacLeod. This didn't sit too well with me as I feel there are other actors (ones who are actually Scottish too) who would be far better suited to the role of the immortal bad ass.
Parents the world over know the sorrow of being dragged to a terrible kids movie for their children. It's been a problem for a long time now and what we're left with are terrible films that make a lot of money, which then encourages the studios to make more terrible films. Some parents sit back and think "it's for the kids, so who cares?"...Well this father is saying it's time to stop supporting bad films.
Videogame movie adaptations carry a certain stigma with them. Generally speaking, they aren't any good. Sometimes the filmmakers even admit that they had no experience with the source material (which explains quite a bit), but there's another problem. You're trying to cram several hours worth of a game into a two hour film. In the act of condensing the story, something gets lost in the translation. But what about a television show instead?
We’ve all had movies that impressed us visually, but all too often years later when we revisit them, the special effects just haven’t held up very well and leave us wondering why in the Hell we were so enamored with it before. Every now and again, however, there are films with VFX that can stand the test of time and still look great even amongst the newer and technologically advanced VFX films of today. Today, I’m presenting you with the 7 VFX films that have managed to do just that.
Halloween is a pretty big holiday, so it's no surprise, that us here at TMP aren't the only ones talking about it. So for this special Halloween edition of News Bits, we're bringing you the best Halloween articles (movie-themed of course) and news from around the net.
When it comes to art, any medium can become something amazing or impressive. Around Halloween, the chosen medium is of course pumpkin carving! There are some truly amazing works of pumpkin art out there, so to help celebrate the holiday, we're highlighting the best movie-themed Halloween pumpkin carvings.
Netflix seems to think it has a winner with Instant Watch, but will their plan to syphon off their DVD package kill both their company AND online streaming as we know it?
Welcome back for another edition of News Bits. What is it you ask? The film world can get quite overwhelming at times in the news that releases. Unfortunately some of this news is just too small to warrant a full article. Rather than deprive you of the news, we've created this section. This week in news bits we’ve got posters, first looks, games, DVDs, and tons more!