Thirty years ago today, the Universal Monster Avengers hit the big screen. Of course, they weren’t called that, but still, it was a massive team-up that the movie world had never seen before. In the world of cinematic universes we now live in, it’s impossible to ignore the forward thinking of director Fred Dekker’s…
Universal’s Monster Universe might sound like a pretty bizarre (and public domain) alternative to the Marvel and DC cinematic universes, but if it looks anything like these prints Alex Ross made for the series reboot, it could be fantastic.
These days, you can’t go three clicks on the internet without finding cat pictures, pornography, or a new project for Dwayne Johnson. Now, a new one has been added to the overflowing mountain of movies. It’s called Son of Shaolin, based on a yet-to-be-published graphic novel.
The Hollywood Reporter says that Universal's just hired a slew of writers for their upcoming reboot of the classic monster films. But here's the weird bit: They're not necessarily hiring them for specific films. Instead, Universal's apparently trying to create a "writers collective" for the new universe.
Universal is hoping we can all just forget the lackluster Benicio Del Toro Wolf Man movie from four years ago, because they're making a NEW Wolf Man movie for their much talked about Universal Monster Universe, which is basically imitating the Marvel Cinematic Universe but with Dracula and Frankenstein and the like.
Universal has staked out April 21st, 2017, for its third installment in its new classic monster cinematic universe after 2016's The Mummy. Despite my use of the word "stake", it'll probably be feature Frankenstein's monster of the Wolf Man, since Dracula's origin has so recently been Untold.
DC Comics may be looking to make a bunch of lower budget movies, based on lesser-known characters. An Alias favorite is headed to Sleepy Hollow, and more teasers of Arrow's take on Barry Allen. Plus, a Sin City TV show and a Wolfman series are in development. Spoilers ahead!
You've seen the queen from Aliens many times before. But check out our exclusive first look at Mondo's new poster art, which aims to show you the ultimate version of the queen. Artist Jason Edmiston tells us his goal is to make it look as though the queen came and posed for him.
We love the magic of the movies, that trickery that lets us believe in beautiful robots, time-traveling scientists, wolf men, and flying superheroes. But sometimes it's fun to peek behind the curtain, and see the secrets and candid faces behind our favorite films.
Hemlock Grove just gave us our latest iteration of the on-screen werewolf, but it's by no means the strangest. Here are some of the odder takes on these furry faced children of the night.
Just over a year ago, Joe Johnston's remake of The Wolfman starring Benicio Del Toro came out, to pretty crummy reviews. But Universal refuses to give up on the classic monster movies, so they're giving Wolfman one more chance.
Did you miss io9's 1980s-style Firefly intro, (now with more awesome), or Simon Tam's new TV-doctor drama? Don't worry — we've got the best of 2010's original video content, tributes, and the most deranged collection of Found Footage right here.
This year's best movies played with genres in ways that changed their audiences' perceptions. Video-game movies, action movies, heist movies and superhero movies — they all had dazzling reinventions. Here are the 10 best and worst SF/fantasy movies of 2010.
Rick Baker, the FX and make-up master behind Videodrome and An American Werewolf in London, took us behind the werewolf mask on Wolfman. Check out this new video, along with the discarded Wolfman rock score.
Strongly influenced by classic 1941 monster movie Wolf Man, the new Wolfman opening in theaters tonight is the epitome of an historical hair-and-hat movie. But recreating the Victorian mood of an old-fashioned flick isn't enough.
Sources may have uncovered the main villain of Ghostbusters 3. Meanwhile, a Transformers villain may be coming back. Lost's Evangeline Lilly reveals the "main man" in Kate's life. Christopher Lloyd comes to Chuck! Plus The Wolfman and Fringe spoilers!
How does Iron Man 2 mesh with Incredible Hulk? Jon Favreau explains. Also, there are John Carter/Captain America filming locations. Lost actors expostulate "flash-sideways." Awesome V/True Blood casting! Plus Dune, Doctor Who, Kick-Ass, Wolfman, Percy Jackson, Caprica, FlashForward and Smallville!
There's a rumor about Avatar 2's story, even as a Mad Max rumor is debunked. And Bill Nighy joins Doctor Who in a spoilery role. Terry O'Quinn spills Lost info. And Fringe will be heart-breaking. Plus Wolfman and Caprica spoilers.