20 Years On - Faith and Science in 1997's 'Contact'
Warning. Spoilers for Contact and some minor spoilers for 2016's Arrival. — Science-fiction is arguably the most enduring genre of them all. More-so than any other, it grows and evolves with the world and explores new mysteries, themes, and miseries reflecting society at any given time. Great science-fiction, though, is timeless. Twenty years on, the Robert Zemeckis-directed, Jodie Foster-starring Contact is as strong as ever. It is an ambitious, at times optimistic, and perhaps occasionally too-familiar tale about discovery and how the world might react to a dramatic event.
'Aquaman' Screenwriter to Pen Universal's 'Creature from the Black Lagoon' Remake
The Mummy is set to launch Universal's monsters universe, and while that's a few months away the studio is ensuring they build a solid and dependable foundation for the future of its franchise. The latest news is that Aquaman writer Will Beall has signed on to bring a modern rendition of the Creature from the Black Lagoon to the big screen.
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Joss Whedon in Talks for Solo Batgirl Film
Avengers director, and Buffy creator, Joss Whedon is officially in talks with Warner Bros. and DC films to direct a solo Batgirl film as part of the DCEU. The franchise seems to be growing every week, and the latest news might get plenty of fans excited given Whedon's history with comic book material.
Christopher Nolan on His World War II "Survival" Pic 'Dunkirk'
Christopher Nolan's next original epic, Dunkirk, debuted some new footage at Cinemacon, reportedly wowing the crowd, is set to debut July 21. Speaking with Fandango, Nolan has given some new insight into his crafting of the big screen rendition of the Dunkirk tale.
'Venom' to be an R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Film
Sony's developing Spider-Man spinoff(?) on the villain Venom, being written by Dante Harper, is set to be an R-rated science fiction horror film. Harper penned Alien: Covenant, which seems to be taking the franchise back to its roots, so it makes sense from that angle.
Zack Snyder Teases the Inevitable Return of Superman in 'Justice League'
Speaking with USA Today, Zack Snyder has teased the inevitable return of Superman, saying that the team isn't the same without the big blue boy scout.
'True Detective' Season 3 is on the Way with 'Deadwood' Creator Running the Show
True Detective's second season looked to all but end the short-lived series, and for many fans that was fine by them. In many eyes, and mine too, the first season couldn't be matched, and is one of the finest seasons of television in recent memory.