• After eastern problems, ‘Monster Hunter’ shifts western date…

    Monster Hunter is certainly tracking some mixed fortunes. The film, the latest from director Paul W S Anderson (Mortal Kombat, Event Horizon, Resident Evil) and his wife / regular leading lady Milla Jovovich, is based on the video game by Capcom and the recent trailer suggests a  more explosive...
  • COVID: Warner Bros.’ stunning 2021 decision sends shockwaves…

    There was something of an intake of breath when Warner Bros. announced that it was releasing Wonder Woman 1984 to US cinemas (the few that are open) and HBO Max, its premiere streaming service, (for a month) simultaneously on 25th December.  (In the UK the film will hit cinemas...
  • Jack’s Back! The Captain returns in Doctor Who’s ‘Revolution’ trailer…

    Update:  And here’s the trailer: John Barrowman is set to reprise his role as the infamous omnisexual Captain Jack Harkness in the upcoming seasonal episode of Doctor Who. Revolution of the Daleks, which is now being referred to as the ‘Festive’ special (rather than the ‘Christmas’ special, perhaps indicating...
  • RIP: David Prowse (Actor, Lord of the Sith, Campaigner)

    David Prowse, most famously the man behind Darth Vader’s iconic mask, has died. A weight-trainer and body-builder, he was the British Heavyweight Weightlifting Championship in 1962, 1963 and 1964 and represented the country in the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia. and the following two years helped train Christopher...
  • Joss Whedon: Never Say ‘Nevers’ Again?

    Despite much early excitement that Joss Whedon was returning to television as a writer and director, it appears that that he has withdrawn from show-running HBO‘s upcoming drama The Nevers.  The show, announced in 2018, told the story of a group of (literally) empowered Victorian women who are thrust...
  • Groundhog’d Grillo achieves ‘Boss Level’ for hulu debut…

    Despite something of a long journey to the screen, it looks as if the time-travel actioner Boss Level will finally see the light of day on hulu next year, according to industry site Deadline. The film – directed by Joe Carnahan (Smokin’ Aces, The Grey and the upcoming The...
  • Breaking: HBO Max to present ‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ at Christmas…

    It was probably inevitable, but what is largely regarded as the last big 2020 movie to hold its ground is now moving off a purely theatrical release. Wonder Woman 1984, which had moved several times over the last year and was most recently scheduled for a Christmas Day 2020...
  • Hallelujah, anyway: HBO Max’s ‘ Snyder Cut’ gets new trailer…

    There’s much been made about the upcoming Snyder Cut of 2017’s Justice League. As we’ve noted previously, Snyder began as the director of the DC hero-uniting movie (starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg) but had to step away because of a family tragedy. The directing...
  • Marvel/Disney+’s ‘WandaVision’ to wander into vision early 2021…

    Though Marvel/Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Wandavision were both going to debut in 2020, COVID put a spoke in the scheduling. We’ve known for a while that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier‘s filming delays would push it into next year but there’s been hope that...