If you are going to deliver a sequel to a movie, 14 years after the best and most influential film in the franchise, ensure you make it different. Terminator Genisys isn’t a remake or really a reboot, instead it is a … Continue reading Terminator Genisys (2015) Review
Terminator 2 is pretty much delivering the same movie as the 1984 original. It is a chase film. A machine from the future goes back to “terminate” someone from the past in an attempt to change a coming war. The rebellious … Continue reading Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991) Review
With The Avengers: Age of Ultron proving expanded cinema franchises are a success, a lot of other movies are following suit. Star Wars is set to use the same model to bring at least one new movie a year, Ghostbusters will … Continue reading My ideas for new Expanded Cinema Franchises
Posters have become the lesser cousin to trailers when it comes to the marketing for movies, particularly big blockbusters. The poster is usually released around the same time as the trailer or in some minor cases, a couple of months before just … Continue reading What if… Posters were the only marketing tool a film could use?
Two things inspired this article, my Ghostbusters 3 “rant” and Napoleon Dynamite review. I ended my Ghostbusters 3 article by deciding that the only way forward for the franchise was not a third (and probably disappointing) film but actually a cartoon. Napoleon Dynamite spurred me on further because they have continued this film with a cartoon. I have already shared my views on why this isn’t working but what it did get me thinking about was which films should be continued as cartoons and why… The Matrix This seems obvious. How cool would a “mature” cartoon set in the world of … Continue reading Movies that should be continued as cartoons