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The Coolest Movie Theme Park Attractions That Were Never Built
It’s a common complaint about modern movies: Between 3D and extensive computer special effects, they all start to look like theme park rides. And while that’s a subjective value judgment, the opposite is increasingly and objectively true; with each passing year, more and more theme par…
‘The Wolf Man’ is the Latest Universal Monster to Get Rebooted
Universal is working overtime to revive its classic monster movies for the modern age; the latest classic creature to get a big screen revival is 'The Wolf Man,' a character whose legacy as a horror great trumps the fact that his last big-screen appearance was one of the biggest disasters …
Please Don’t Turn the Universal Monsters Into Superheroes
Few cinematic legacies are as strong as that of the Universal Monsters, whose films have spent the past 80 years aging from B-movies into genre masterpieces. These aren't just movies; they're the foundation of an entire genre, the roots of an entire cinematic language. These aren't ju…
Comic-Con 2013: ‘Kick-Ass 2′ Panel
Although we’ve already seen a ton of footage and publicity materials for Jeff Wadlow’s ‘Kick-Ass 2,’ Universal Studios brought the title out for its Comic-Con 2013 panel on Friday, July 20. When we last saw junior assassin Hit-Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were …

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