Colorful, Adventurous, but Poorly Written | Review of ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

With a film containing a great cast and an interesting story, the film moves all over the place and the instigating plot device just isn’t enough to hold the film together.

James Cameron Promises His Avatar Sequels Are Building Momentum

By:  Katey Rich James Cameron does what he wants. As the director of the two highest-grossing movies of all time, not to mention three that were the most expensive movies ever made for their time, Cameron has proven over and over again that he can turn a giant pile of money into an even bigger pile of money, which is truly the most valuable skill in Hollywood. When he chooses to take a decade between projects, or to spend that time diving underneath []

Sam Raimi Won’t Direct Oz The Great And Powerful Sequel

By:  Katey Rich Oz the Great and Powerful is a certified hit, having made $80 million in the United States this weekend plus another $70 million across the world. Of course, Disney knew they had a hit on their hands before the movie even opened, setting up plans for a sequel, with writer Mitchell Kapner returning for the duties. But will Kapner be handing his script in to Sam Raimi again? Probably not– and that’s coming directly from Raimi. Talking to Bleeding Cool while promoting Oz in London, []

Evil Dead Director Says Sequel Will Be Completely Different

By:  Eric Eisenberg The Evil Dead franchise has always had an interesting approach to sequels. Unlike Sam Raimi’s original, which was made as a pure-blooded horror film,Evil Dead II introduced comedy and Three Stooges-esque gags into the mix, while Army of Darkness totally flipped the script and transported the story from a cabin in the woods to medieval times. So it’s only fitting that the sequel to the upcoming remake would do the same thing. Having screened the movie last night at the opening of the South By []

Pacific Rim Sequel Already In The Works

By: Sean O’Connell Very few, if any at all, have managed to see Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, his massive robots-versus-monsters blockbuster that will storm theaters next summer. But here’s how you know that it’s a guaranteed smash hit long before a full trailer even hits screens: producers are getting the ball rolling on a sequel. Legendary has reportedly hired Travis Beacham to begin writing the screenplay for a Pacific Rim sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Beacham wrote a spec script []

Kid Icarus sequel unlikely

Kid Icarus: Uprising director Masahiro Sakurai told IGN that he thinks the wait for Kid Icarus’ next adventure. Sakurai quickly squashed the notion saying: “If by ‘lasting universe’ you mean to ask if there’s a sequel, the answer is no, because we pushed a lot into the game in order to let people have this short yet deep experience, but the novelty of that would likely grow thin in the next game. For now, my thought is that perhaps we’ll see someone []