It seems like after the dismal numbers that The Mummy (2017) brought in that Universal is finally letting go of their dreams of a Universal Movie Universe aka The Dark Universe.Read More
The Honest Trailers team rips into Universal's The Mummy remake as a "loose collection of studio notes masquerading as a single movie...with one unholy purpose holding it together: make the Dark Universe happen."Read More
Comics writer and all-around heroine Gail Simone went to see The Mummy and had a few choice words for the Tom Cruise movie that was dead on arrival.Read More
After I posted a round-up of the scathing reviews for Universal's "Dark Universe" Mummy reboot, The Mary Sue's commenting community generated their own compelling plot that I would pay a lot of money to see onscreen.Read More
Universal, lacking a superhero franchise, has big plans for its "Dark Universe" slated series of monster movies—reboots of old classics like Bride of Frankenstein and The Invisible Man. The studio may have to take a hard look at this ambitious undertaking, since reviews of the first film, The Mummy, are resoundingly bad.Read More
"What is a place like me doing in a girl like this?"
The characters of The Mummy are wonderful, and none more so than Evie—the protagonist, heroine, and unapologetic nerd around whom the entire thing revolves.Read More
Universal Pictures has a long, storied history with monsters. We've all heard of Frankenstein's Monster, the Bride of Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, and the Wolf Man, among others. Well, it looks as though all those old-timey monsters are being "reinvented" as part of a new shared universe the studio has dubbed Dark Universe.Read More
"The Math of Khan," a presentation at the National Museum of Mathematics, examined some of Star Trek's most pressing mathematical questions, such as "Are red shirts more likely to die than other crew members?"Read More
Universal just dropped a new trailer for The Mummy, the first in their planned shared "monster" universe. This trailer focuses on the Mummy herself, and...I'm kind of into her shtick.Read More
Somebody at the IMAX YouTube channel is in hot water this week, because they uploaded the wrong version of the trailer for The Mummy, and the results are hilarious.Read More
Explain Yourself: Alex Kurtzman on Why They’re Doing a Mummy Remake, Plus the Official Trailer is Here!
If you're in the same boat as me and are wondering why this The Mummy reboot is even happening at all, filmmaker Alex Kurtzman has an answer for you.Read More
Why Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, the brilliant team behind TV shows like Fringe and Alias as well as the Kelvin-verse Star Trek movies, decided to reboot the beloved Mummy franchise remains a mystery.Read More
A man who originally worked as a barista and bartender in New Zealand has quit his job to hunt Pokémon full-time. He's currently relying on friends and family for money, but says that he's also caught 91 of the 151 available Pokemon in the game so far. The best part, he says, is traveling around instead of having to go to work every day like the rest of us peons. "I get to walk around and explore towns I've never been to."Read More
This 60-second ad that stars transgender North Carolina woman Alaina Kupec will play nationwide on FOX News during the Republican National Convention on Thursday.Read More
Slate magazine takes a look at the character of Alfred Pennyworth as the hero we truly need (but maybe don't deserve). It's fascinating to see the many different facets of Bruce Wayne's loyal butler and guardian portrayed by so many different actors through the years.Read More
Beware The Syndrome.
Here with one of the most accurate (read: not accurate at all) descriptions of what happened to these prime time sweethearts is writer Chris Scott.Read More
Universal is looking to, uh, bring their classic movie monster lineup back from the dead (sorry), and they're starting with a pretty significant boost: they've brought on Tom Cruise to play "a lead role" in The Mummy.Read More
Are you my mummy?
Universal's updating their "Classic Monsters" lineup, and they're starting with The Mummy. They're doing so by opening up the iconic role to both men and women.Read More
Screen Actors Gilled.
But not as the Creature itself???? I quit this garbage Earth.Read More
Beep boop growl.
Zack Snyder loves his Star Wars crossovers.Read More