Universal Pictures Unveils “Dark Universe” For Its Classic Monsters Series of Films

Universal Pictures announced May 23 that its series of films reviving the studio’s classic monster characters for a new generation will be known as “Dark Universe.” The motion logo for the new initiative features a musical theme composed by Danny Elfman and will debut in theaters preceding The Mummy, which will be released in Philippine cinemas June 7. Watch the Dark Universe clip The announcement includes details … Continue reading Universal Pictures Unveils “Dark Universe” For Its Classic Monsters Series of Films

“The Mummy” Latest Trailer Heralds Beginning of Dark Universe

This June, it takes a monster to defeat another monster. Check out the new trailer of Universal Pictures’ epic action-adventure The Mummystarring Tom Cruise and witness the beginning of a dark universe. The Mummy rises in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017. Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Sofia Boutella of Kingsman: The Secret Serviceand Star Trek … Continue reading “The Mummy” Latest Trailer Heralds Beginning of Dark Universe

“Alien: Covenant” Review: A Proper Pay Off to ‘Prometheus’

ALIEN: COVENANT (2017) Review Directed by Ridley Scott It’s been five years since the supposed to be Alien prequel Prometheus debuted in cinemas. It had received mix reviews but there’s no denying that Prometheus was one hell of a ride. Ridley Scott returns to the horror sci-fi adventure in Alien: Covenant, the much awaited real Alien prequel, as advertised. But honestly, I liked Prometheus more. The film is a proper pay off to its … Continue reading “Alien: Covenant” Review: A Proper Pay Off to ‘Prometheus’

Anne Hathaway Controls a Giant Monster in Sci-Fi Comedy Film “Colossal”

There is a monster in all of us. SOLAR PICTURES proudly presents its BIGGEST offering for the year with COLOSSAL, starring Hollywood’s brightest stars Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, and Dan Stevens. The exciting fusion of science fiction, romance, and comedy movie tells the story of Gloria (Anne Hathaway), an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to … Continue reading Anne Hathaway Controls a Giant Monster in Sci-Fi Comedy Film “Colossal”

Ridley Scott Explores the Darkest Corners of the Universe in “Alien: Covenant”

The father of the iconic franchise “Alien” returns in the latest pulse-pounding instalment “Alien: Covenant” where he will take the audience in the darkest corners of the crew’s psyche in a new planet that stars an impressive cast – Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Guy Pearce and Danny McBride. If anyone knows how to terrify audiences with smart, sophisticated storytelling, it’s Scott. His original … Continue reading Ridley Scott Explores the Darkest Corners of the Universe in “Alien: Covenant”

“The Mummy” Unveils New Tom Cruise-Centric Poster

Universal Pictures has just unveiled the new poster art for its epic action-adventure The Mummy, showing Tom Cruise’s character with the titular female mummy (Sofia Boutella) looming in the background. Check out the one-sheet art below and watch The Mummy when it rises in Philippine cinemas on June 7, 2017. In The Mummy, thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an … Continue reading “The Mummy” Unveils New Tom Cruise-Centric Poster

“Kong: Skull Island” Review: A Monster Adventure

< p style=”text-align:center;”>KONG: SKULL ISLAND (2017) Review Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts It was a bit hard to top Peter Jackson’s remake of the monster movie King Kong, from caliber performances to top-notch visuals, the film entertains and thrills from start to finish. But Kong: Skull Island isn’t backing down, because it brought the right ingredients in making a monster blockbuster film you can enjoy from start to … Continue reading “Kong: Skull Island” Review: A Monster Adventure

The Sound and the Fury: Creating “Kong” of “Skull Island”

For the filmmakers overseeing such a complex production as “Kong: Skull Island,” there was perhaps nothing more challenging or exhilarating than the creation of the title character. They certainly didn’t make things easy for themselves. “I always imagined King Kong as being his own species and defying any simple characterization or comparison with the creatures of our world,” says producer Thomas Tull. Tull’s perspective was … Continue reading The Sound and the Fury: Creating “Kong” of “Skull Island”

Brie Larson Channels Her Inner Action Hero in “Kong: Skull Island”

Oscar Best Actress-winner for 2015’s Room, Brie Larson now stars as Vietnam War photojournalist Mason Weaver in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island, an epic action-adventure that reimagines the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all. A compelling, original tale from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, the film tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting … Continue reading Brie Larson Channels Her Inner Action Hero in “Kong: Skull Island”

“Kong: Skull Island” to Have 12:01AM Midnight Previews on Thurs March 9

Moviegoers in the Philippines get a rare chance to awaken the king of monsters earlier than anyone else in the world!  Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have scheduled midnight screenings of Kong: Skull Island on Thursday, March 9 at 12:01AM in participating cinemas across the country. Be the first one to watch the controversial post-credit scene that’s bound to be talked about right after. Tickets … Continue reading “Kong: Skull Island” to Have 12:01AM Midnight Previews on Thurs March 9