Category Archives: Movies
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 02:23 BST
John Caprenter, famed director of such cult classics as The Thing, Assault on Precinct 13, and Vampires, has said Dead Space is “ready-made” for a Hollywood adaptation.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 15:32 BST
Unauthorized in-app purchases by British children charged to parents’ accounts without their knowledge could total a whopping £30.9 million monthly according to a new study.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 20:48 BST
GTFO: A Film About Women in Gaming, a film by Shannon Sun-Higginson exposing the harassment of women in video games, has met its $20,000 Kickstarter goal. The documentary promises to contain “gamers, bloggers, scholars, developers, and other experts,” discussing and revealing the experiences of women in the gaming world, both good and bad. The project has another 60 hours to go. You can find out more on the film through the page, a write up on Kotaku and and interview with Higginsonon Forbes.
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 12:58 BST
Super Mario Bros. was turned into a live-action movie once. Gamers under a certain age are lucky enough to be spared the atrocities committed throughout the film’s running time, but if anyone in the L.A. area really wants to see it again, your day has come.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 13:08 BST
Lovefilm’s PS3 player is getting an update today across the UK and Germany, which adds and HD streaming option.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 01:21 BST
Battleship, Ted and Safe House producer Scott Stuber has signed on to the Gears of War movie project.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 | 01:52 BST
Bill Westenhofer has signed on as visual effects director for the Warcraft movie, fresh from winning a 2013 Academy Award for Life of Pi.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 11:49 BST
Sony has announced this week’s PSN video update for Europe and Australia, adding Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and more to the store.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 15:55 BST
Movie adaptations for the Saints Row and Metro franchises are still possible now that both are owned by Deep Silver’s parent company, Koch Media.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 00:14 BST
Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn has said filmmakers should focus on the story of humanity’s search for a place in the galaxy, which much more intrinsic to what the franchise is than, say, Tali or Garrus. Don’t shoot the messenger.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 21:30 BST
Halo may be turned into a movie yet, as acclaimed District 9 director Neill Blomkamp has expressed interest in helming the project, but only if he is given total creative control.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 11:55 BST
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 11:19 BST
Sony has issued its weekly video update blog, which will see The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Mass Effect: Paragon Lost and others added to PSN.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Evil Dead remake director Fede Alvarez is keen to tckle the adventures of Gordon Freeman, according to a Yahoo Movies report. “I really want to make a Half-Life movie at some point – but I’d heard it was impossible because Spielberg wanted to make it. That’s definitely one that I’ve always dreamed of making into a movie though,” the Panic Attack creator said. It looks like JJ Abrams has pipped him at the post, though.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 03:20 BST
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 11:26 GMT
Sony has published details of this week’s PSN video update for Europe and Australia. Daniel Craig’s return as Bond in Skyfall is top billing, with Rise of the Guardians and some bollocks about crocodiles following.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | 00:55 GMT
Just a little blip out of BioWare’s PAX East panel: Mass Effect series executive producer Casey Hudson made a brief mention of the upcoming Legendary Pictures film adaptation.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 12:24 GMT
Borderlands will be turned into an animated short film as part of a collaboration between 2K Games, Gearbox Software and students at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 12:37 GMT
Sony has revealed this week’s PSN video store update, which adds the gurning sneer of Karl Urban’s Dredd and the shonky game adaptation Silent Hill: Revelation into the mix.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 00:36 GMT
First Showing reports series director Paul W.S. Anderson and star Milla Jovovich have both been confirmed for the new Resident Evil film, currently languishing without a subtitle under the codename Resident Evil 6. It’s expected to tie up the events of the last two films, forming a second trilogy. Shooting will begin in northern autumn, and special effects will be handled by long-time Anderson collaborator Mr X.
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