‘The Changeling’ Remake Adds Finnish Director Anders Engström

Courtesy of Deadline, Finnish director Anders Engström, whose TV credits include Taboo, Hanna and See, has been tapped to direct the update of the 1980 supernatural thriller The Changeling starring the incomparable George C. Scott. The film follows a musician (Scott) who, after the death of his young daughter, returns to his childhood home. After a series of terrifying events, … Continue reading ‘The Changeling’ Remake Adds Finnish Director Anders Engström

‘The Invisible Man’ Remake Finally Gets A Plot Synopsis

If you've been following this blog for any amount of time, you know how pumped this blogger is for Blumhouse's The Invisible Man remake. Over the last few months, we've heard tidbits of information such as casting and now we finally have a full plot synopsis. Courtesy of Bloody Disgusting: “What you can’t see can … Continue reading ‘The Invisible Man’ Remake Finally Gets A Plot Synopsis

‘The Lion King’ (2019) Review: A Fundamentally Flawed Feline Flick

**I'd like to start this off with a bit of an asterisk. I am going to say a lot of negative things about this movie. I have a complicated relationship with it and at the end of the day, I don't think The Lion King works in a more grounded world. That said, there is … Continue reading ‘The Lion King’ (2019) Review: A Fundamentally Flawed Feline Flick

Javier Bardem To Play King Triton In Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Disney has reeled in another winner. Per Deadline, Oscar-winner Javier Bardem is in talks to join the upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid as King Triton, the father of Ariel, who is being played by R&B singer Halle Bailey. Bardem is the latest addition to a cast already composed of One Direction's Harry Styles, … Continue reading Javier Bardem To Play King Triton In Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Blumhouse’s ‘Black Christmas’ Remake Adds ‘Princess Bride’ & ‘Saw’ Star Cary Elwes

Holiday 2019 is set to feature yet another Black Christmas. Per Deadline, Princess Bride and Saw star Cary Elwes has jumped on to the upcoming Black Christmas remake from Blumhouse Productions. Details about Elwes's role were not disclosed, however the report states that the Stranger Things 3 actor will have a main part in the … Continue reading Blumhouse’s ‘Black Christmas’ Remake Adds ‘Princess Bride’ & ‘Saw’ Star Cary Elwes

‘Child’s Play’ (2019) Movie Review

Directed by: Lars Klevberg Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, Mark Hamill  Written by: Tyler Burton Smith Running time: 90 minutes Rating: R (for bloody horror violence, and language throughout) Studio: Orion Pictures Release date: June 21, 2019 Child's Play 2019 is not your typical remake. The creative team behind the first film is still pushing the … Continue reading ‘Child’s Play’ (2019) Movie Review

5 Actors Who Could Play Snake Plissken In The ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

I don't mean to brag, but I totally called it when I named Mark Hamill as an excellent stand-in for Brad Dourif as the new voice of Chucky in this year's Child's Play remake. (Obviously I am joking. Any nerd could have made that obvious pick, and many did!) So, clearly I have a nose … Continue reading 5 Actors Who Could Play Snake Plissken In The ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

Disney Eyeing ‘(500) Days of Summer’ Director For ‘Snow White’ Remake

With the live-action Aladdin now in theaters and The Lion King just around the corner, remake fever is burning hot over at Disney and the Mouse House isn't showing any signs of cooling off. If Variety is to be believed, Disney is eyeing (500) Days of Summer director Marc Webb to helm the forthcoming live-action … Continue reading Disney Eyeing ‘(500) Days of Summer’ Director For ‘Snow White’ Remake

‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

I think it's fair to say that Disney's live-action remakes have ranged wildly from charming (Cinderella) to confounding (Maleficent). Aladdin experienced a turbulent marketing campaign that seemed to suggest the film would fall closer to the latter than the former. Many criticized the film's trailers for looking too over-produced as well as their lack of … Continue reading ‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

‘Child’s Play’ Reboot Makes Chucky More ‘Sympathetic’ Says Director

Slasher movie icons aren't exactly known for how sympathetic they are. I mean, how bad can you feel for a homicidal maniac, let alone one who seems to take pleasure in ending innocent lives as much as Child's Play's Chucky? Well, that's exactly what Director Lars Klevberg's Child's Play remake accomplishes. Speaking with Collider, Klevberg … Continue reading ‘Child’s Play’ Reboot Makes Chucky More ‘Sympathetic’ Says Director