• Could virtual movie parties be the wave of the coronavirus present?

    Warner Bros is betting on that very concept with this Friday’s release of “SCOOB!”, the animated origin-story adventure of Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Machine crew. The film was initially destined for big-screen fun on May 15, but with theaters closed around the world, the ghost-busting crew’s latest adventure will bow on-demand Friday instead.

  • Welcome to the macabre world of the novels of Mo Hayder. THE BEAST (DE BEHANDELING in the original Belgian title), currently being released in European theaters, is a screen adaptation of a thriller written by Hayder, a British novelist whose recurring crime procedurals have captured the imagination of the genre’s amateurs. Struggling with his own demons police inspector Nick Cafmeyer (Geert Van Rampelberg) is looking

  • Chaos, wrath and bucketfuls of drumming. The movie score that Dutch-born musical artist Junkie XL composed for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD punches up the film’s post-apocalyptic scenery like nobody’s business. The Grammy-nominated producer and composer was approached by Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures to stamp his sonic signature unto the George Miller-directed action-thriller that stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron

  • Although the books which got turned into the “Harry Potter” […]

  • J.J. Tolkien’s heirs are lodging a complaint against Warner Brothers […]

  • Rock of Ages, this week’s hair metal spandex singalong, asks a basic question: what’s the point of a musical? More specifically, it asks a pair of underlying questions about musicals: is enjoyment a worthy artistic goal? Is sentimental simplification acceptable in the name of fantasy and fun? On one level Rock of Ages does to the metal years of the late eighties no more or less than what Singin' in the Rain did to the twenties or Grease to the

  • Kurt Cobain died April in 1994 in Seattle. If someone then had told you that eighteen years later Tom Cruise might be picked to play him in a biopic, would you have believed them? According to Variety, Cruise was tapped to play the grunge rock legend in an upcoming biopic to be produced by Warner Brothers, based on a screenplay adapted from the 1937 movie A Star is Born by writer Will Fetters of Remember Me fame. Previously there had