The First 25 Minutes of Mortal Engines Is a Visual Marvel That Lacks Depth

Mortal Engines is a film almost a decade in the works, made primarily because Peter Jackson didn’t want to lose the rights to Philip Reeve’s series. And I can’t blame him. The film’s opening battle shows that Mortal Engines will be a feast for the eyes—thanks in no small part to the work of VFX artist-turned-director…

Tour Your Nightmares With This Inside Peek at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights is back, once again bringing your favorite scary franchises to life. Every year, properties like like Stranger Things, The Purge, The Walking Dead, and Halloween get their very own freaky mazes, terrifying fans who are brave enough to stand in line and venture into the dark abyss.

The House With a Clock in Its Walls Has Some Enchanting Moments But Is Mostly Forgettable

Sitting down to watch The House with a Clock in Its Walls, you know exactly the movie you want to see. A fun, exciting, kind of scary but whimsical adventure with great visual effects, fun characters, jokes, chills, thrills—all of that. The actual film has some of those things, but not enough to make it truly worth…

In the New Halloween Trailer, Michael Myers Might Meet His Maker

You might have recently heard that Michael Myers, the madman who stalked Laurie Strode and solidified his status as a horror icon in John Carpenter’s original Halloween, is on his way back to finish what he started. While this is true, the latest Halloween trailer suggests that when Michael and Laurie reunite, she’s…

M. Night Shyamalan on the Philosophical Conflict at the Heart of Glass

Within the span of just a few films, M. Night Shyamalan went from being thought of as one of the most innovative and promising directors in Hollywood to being derided for movies like Lady in the Water and Avatar: The Last Airbender, which failed to capture audience’s imaginations. With his latest films Split and Glass…

These Concept Designs for Back to the Future Part II's Future Tech Are Incredible

Somehow it’s still hard to fathom that Back to the Future Part II was set three years ago. For children of the ’80s and ’90s, the Robert Zemeckis sequel was the most popular and recognized vision of a future we might see when 2015 finally arrived. And while some of the technology imagined for the film never got made,…

I'm Too Big for This Miniature Jurassic Park Jeep, But That's Not Keeping It Out of My Garage

If you’re a longtime fan of the franchise, 2018 is the perfect year for another Jurassic movie because it also happens to be the 25th anniversary of the original Steven Spielberg film. The downside? If you can remember being wowed by the first Jurassic Park when you saw it in the theater as a kid, it means there’s now…

A World of Toys Comes to Life in Robert Zemeckis' True Story Welcome to Marwen

The true story that inspired Welcome to Marwen is a harrowing one. A man was nearly beaten to death outside of a bar and lost most of his memories. During recovery, he used handmade dolls to create a fantasy world in his backyard and took photos to document its story. It’s a sad but interesting tale about the power of…

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