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The Gladiator Sequel Is Still Happening

The “Gladiator” Sequel Is Still Happening?

For many years there's been talk of a possible sequel to 2000's sword-and-sandals epic "Gladiator" but none of it ever really seems to coalesce beyond the occasional hiring of a new writer to give the property a go. This week,...
E3 2019 Ubisoft Game Trailers

E3 2019: Ubisoft Game Trailers

Ubisoft has held its E3 2019 presentation and offered not just updates on some big games, but also revealed some key surprises - from Netflix acquiring "The Division" film to "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia" creator Rob McElhenney spearheading...
E3 2019 Square Enix Game Trailers

E3 2019: Square Enix Game Trailers

Square Enix held its E3 2019 presentation with several major announcements and reveals, including the big "Marvel's Avengers" trailer we've already written about which is being done by "Tomb Raider" developers Crystal Dynamics. Much of the rest of the presentation...
E3 2019 Microsofts Game Trailers

E3 2019: Microsoft’s Game Trailers

Microsoft just held their E3 press conference this morning with much of the talk likely to center on the big unveiling of their next generation of console - Project Scarlett - which will hit late 2020. Amongst the big announcements...
Avengers Endgame Gets Rating First Clip

What Are The Most Acclaimed Comic Book Films?

Updated with Full Results Current As Of May 27th 2019. Comic book fans have always argued about which film adaptation of their favourite property is the best. You can argue box-office until the cows come home, the fact of the...
Ford Offers Brief Indiana Jones 5 Update

Ford: No Indiana Jones Except Me

As long as Harrison Ford is alive, don't expect him to give a reboot of the "Indiana Jones" franchise his blessing. We do know Lucasfilm and Disney are planning one more film in the saga which is targeting a July...
Tarantinos Hollywood To Premiere At Cannes

Tarantino’s “Once” Gets Raves, Minor Controversy

Two celebrated auteurs - Quentin Tarantino and Bong Joon Ho - both premiered new films at the Cannes Film Festival this week. Before they screened, both directors asked for those in attendance not to spoil the mysteries of...
New Rise Of Skywalker Photos Details

New “Rise of Skywalker” Photos & Details

This month's issue of Vanity Fair is doing an extensive cover story on J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" and have just posted the lengthy feature online which also includes a bunch of photos by the...
2019 2020 Tv Series Breakdown The Cw

2019/2020 TV Series Breakdown: The CW

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the fifth and final one now here. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on The CW. The...
2019 2020 Tv Series Breakdown Cbs

2019/2020 TV Series Breakdown: CBS

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the fourth announced. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on CBS. Considering all the behind the scenes...
2019 2020 Tv Series Breakdown Abc

2019/2020 TV Series Breakdown: ABC

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the third announced. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on ABC. Despite a key network exec change,...
Robert Pattinson Is The Batman

Robert Pattinson Is “The Batman”

Robert Pattinson has reportedly been cast as Bruce Wayne/The Batman in Matt Reeves' "The Batman" film at Warner Bros. Pictures. The story first appeared in Variety, but minutes later Deadline added to it saying they've not decided yet though it's...
2019 2020 Tv Series Breakdown Fox

2019/2020 TV Series Breakdown: FOX

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the second announced today. Here’s a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on FOX. With Disney recently acquiring 20th...
2019 2020 Tv Series Breakdown Nbc

2019/2020 TV Series Breakdown: NBC

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the first announced today. Here’s a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on NBC. NBC has a slight lead...
Us Senator Introduces Loot Box Banning Bill

U.S. Senator Introduces Loot Box Banning Bill

U.S. Republican Senator Josh Hawley has reportedly announced a bill that would ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions in 'games played by minors' - a broad label that will include both video and mobile games designed for people under...
Disney Talks Future Marvel Fox Slate Plans

Disney Talks Future Marvel & Fox Slate Plans

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger appears to have confirmed that announcements for Marvel Studios’ upcoming films will arrive this summer and tells Variety: "There are huge opportunities, there are many many different directions that we can go". This correlates...
Avatar Sequel Title Filming World Plans

“Avatar 2” Delayed & New “Star Wars” Dates

Walt Disney Pictures has just announced a massive overhaul of its release date schedule, one that now incorporates 20th Century Fox's titles into it. In the process, it has jettisoned a few projects and delayed others - some by months,...
4k Wong Kar Wai Restorations In 2020

4K Wong-Kar Wai Restorations In 2020

Celebrated Chinese filmmaker Wong Kar-wai is not only gearing up to shoot his next film after years of working on the script, he's also has confirmed himself that all of his previous works are undergoing restorations. Speaking with Filmmaker Magazine...
Netflix Upgrades To High Quality Audio

Netflix Upgrades To High Quality Audio

Netflix has announced that it is upgrading its streaming service to include adaptive high-quality audio - offering a higher bitrate for TV devices that support either 5.1 surround sound or Dolby Atmos depending upon your device and bandwidth capabilities. Up...
Mad Max Fury Road Tops Best Of 2010s Poll

“Fury Road” Tops Best of 2010s Poll

The decade is not over yet, but World of Reel has taken votes from around 250 critics, programmers, academics, filmmakers and distributors - including yours truly - for a new poll to find the best films of the 2010s...
Endgame Heading For 800m Global Opening

The “Avengers: Endgame” Reviews Are In

Marvel Studios'' "Avengers: Endgame" has begun screening for the press and the first round of reviews are in, most importantly most are glowing - especially from those who weren't hugely enamoured with "Avengers: Infinity War". The reviews come as it...
Heaps Of Photos From Detective Pikachu

Heaps Of Photos From “Detective Pikachu”

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a bunch of new photos from “Detective Pikachu,” the first live-action "Pokemon" movie from Legendary Entertainment coming to cinemas May 11th. Justice Smith stars as a teen whose father is kidnapped which leads him...
Uncharted Creator On Fallen Order Reveal

“Uncharted” Creator On “Fallen Order” Reveal

If you're into single player gaming then you've probably heard of Amy Hennig. One of the most respected video game directors and script writers in the industry, Hennig worked at Crystal Dynamics and Eidos on the "Legacy of...
Discovery Team Talk Game Changing Finale

“Discovery” Team Talk Game-Changing Finale

CBS All Access and Netflix's "Star Trek: Discovery" came to a close last night with a rather visually spectacular episode which ended up resetting the board, tying up some loose bits of canon, and laying the foundation for a...
The 2019 Cannes Film Festival Line Up

The 2019 Cannes Film Festival Line-Up

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its line-up for 2019 with Jim Jarmusch's zombie comedy "The Dead Don't Die" serving as the opening film of the fest with this year's panel led by Oscar winner Alejandro G. Inarritu. High profile...
Mcu Future Ties In Heavily With Disney Shows

MCU Future Ties In Heavily With Disney+ Shows

Marvel Studios' Kevin Feige has made it clear for many months if not years now that "Avengers: Endgame" is an ending to the MCU as we know it - after this point it becomes something new and very different. As...
First Details Of The Playstation 5

First Details Of The PlayStation 5

Sony tends to operate on a seven-year cycle with its consoles and with the PlayStation 3 launching in 2006, and the PlayStation 4 in 2013, it's not unreasonable that speculation has been high about a forthcoming PlayStation 5 which...
Disneys Iger Fox Buy Due To Streaming

Disney’s Iger: Fox Buy Due To Streaming

It wasn't the possibility of superhero team-ups, it wasn't sport, it wasn't owning cable networks - according to Disney CEO Bob Iger, the single biggest reason Disney forked out tens of billions to purchase 21st Century Fox? Streaming. In a...
Speed 2 Saw Keanu Reeves Blacklisted

“Speed 2” Saw Keanu Reeves Blacklisted

Few have had as sustained a career as Keanu Reeves has. Jumping from sci-fi comedy to arthouse to action and back again, the actor has crossed genres, starred in hits and flops, delivered performances both praised and panned,...
New Details On Series For Mandalorian

New Details On “The Mandalorian” Series

The Star Wars Celebration convention on Friday was all about "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" film. On Saturday it was all about the 'Galaxy's Edge' theme park and "Jedi: Fallen Order" game. This morning however, it...

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