It is not always easy to make waves with a new horror film since the genre is so over-saturated, and it feels like we have seen every variation. But in 1979, Ridley Scott managed it with the release of Alien, his brooding and terrifying sci-fi horror flick that even 38 years later can still send chills down the spine of just about anyone. Continue reading
The movie that won the Best Picture Oscar award this year, ‘Moonlight’, is set to release in Sri Lanka this month.
After 17 years, Hugh Jackman is ready to declaw himself and move on from his portrayal of one of Marvel Comics’ most beloved X-Men, the Wolverine. Continue reading
Kualoa Ranch on the Hawaiian island of Oahu is littered with the bones of movie monsters. Hidden by brush in a grove of tall grass is the lair of the Indominus Rex from Jurassic World. Beyond that, as you drive up a muddy road past the entrance gate, lies the hilltop where a herd of Gallimimus flocked toward Sam Neill in Jurassic Park. And just over a hill, the ground droops down to reveal an actual graveyard, filled with the skulls of triceratops and giant gorillas.
As with John Wick—not a box office behemoth, exactly, but critically acclaimed and a hit on home video—it’s the little touches, the minute exercises in world building, which make John Wick 2 stand out.
Assassin’s Creed is a ridiculously successful gaming franchise. Now it wants to be a ridiculously successful film franchise, following in the, um, total absence of any successful game-to-movie adaptations before it.
Okay, simmer down. That wasn’t the single most spoilerific headline in movie history, we have absolutely no proof. Just a nagging sense of worry following comments made by ‘Star Wars’ producer Kathleen Kennedy in the new edition of Empire. Kennedy flat-out denied that there could be any follow-up to the standalone movie, which follows the adventures of a band of Rebel spies sent in to steal the plans to the Empire’s new battle station, the Death Star.
You know Harry Potter. You don’t know much about Fantastic Beasts(or Where to Find Them). Here’s your handy, 100 percent spoiler-free primer for the Potter-verse spin-off that’s set to take the box office by storm this weekend. Continue reading
Director Gauri Shinde, who has directed Shah Rukh Khan in her second film Dear Zindagi, said initially she was enamoured by the superstar but discovered that he doesn’t throw his weight around. Continue reading
The Pottermore Correspondent
Eddie Redmayne tells the Pottermore Correspondent how he prepared for the role of Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts. It turns out his creative process involved J.K. Rowling, short trousers and an emotional rhinoceros…