assassin's creed

Assassin's Creed Movie News: 5 Movies That Could Improve Reputation of Video Game Movies

The concept of the video game movie is in dire peril. For years, the franchise languished becoming the black sheep of the industry. Where once many saw opportunity, now everyone watches on with dread. And who could blame them. After seeing so many critically disparaged renditions of "Resident Evil" and other guffawed films by Uwe Boll, it seems a natural reaction. And let's not even bring up that 90's "Super Mario Bros."
Carol Movie Cate Blanchett Rooney Mara

NYFF 2015 - 'Carol' Movie Review: Love Wins With Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara

Some might claim that "Carol's" poignancy and power comes from its social context and jubilation of recent events. Yet does not all art rely on its social context for its power on some level? However "Carol" is strengthened by its attachment to another time. A time when the dream of that equality was nowhere to be found and survived instead on the strength of the people willing to commit to it. That is the beauty of "Carol." Love always wins.
legend of zelda

Legend of Zelda Movie Casting News Update: Could Link Be a Woman in Film?

Link is one of the most iconic video game characters of all time. Everything from his blond hair and his silence in "The Legend of Zelda" movies has become a signature in the video game community.
The Walk

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Drives 'The Walk' to Greater Heights

All in all, "The Walk" is entertaining though hardly revelatory. The shift in tone could be disconcerting for some viewers though those willing to take the film as a modern day fairy tale will find a lot of enjoyment to take away.
Anakin Skywalker Hayden Christensen

'Star Wars Episode 8' Rumors: Why Hayden Christensen / Anakin Skywalker Force Ghost Makes Sense

Hayden Christensen was making huge headlines back in 2001 when he was first cast for "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones" and he continued to be everywhere in media until just after 2006 when his work as Anakin Skywalker in the prequel films came to an end.
Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro Calls Charles Dickens 'Greatest Author Who Ever Lived' [Exclusive]

Guillermo del Toro talks about the author he considers among the best ever.
Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro Wants Studios to Recognize Fans Awaiting 'Hellboy 3'

Guillermo del Toro talks to Latin Post about "Hellboy 3."
Black Mass Johnny Depp

'Black Mass' Leaves Audiences With No Hero In Morally Bankrupt World

"Black Mass" is exactly what you expect from a gangster film. Violent and filled with a great deal of moral questioning. This film is not afraid to throw the viewer into a world where everyone is corrupt; there is simply no one to provide a moral heading or hope. This might challenge audiences, but certainly elevates the material in many respects. Depp's performance in particular is the standout while the film's propulsive pace helps keep the story organized and clear.
Legend of Zelda

Challenges Nintendo Must Overcome in Adapting 'Legend of Zelda' Movie

"Zelda" is quite possibly in some ways video game myth of the past generation, setting up archetypes and constantly morphing them throughout installments. The familiar characters as well as the franchise's penchant for world building make this franchise one that seems to be a lock for a motion picture. Yet there are some challenges with turning the world of Hyrule into a movie. Here is a rundown of a few.
Scarlet Witch

'Captain America: Civil War' Spoilers: Olsen Hints at Which Side Scarlet Witch Joins

Where will Scarlet Witch end up in "Captain America : Civil War"?
Goodnight Mommy

Goodnight Mommy Is a Nerve-Wracking Horror Film

For Audiences looking for a true horror film, "Goodbye Mommy" will not disappoint. For those looking for more than a scream, this will also prove satisfying and unforgettable. However, if you want cheap thrills, "The Visit" will prove to be a better option.
Mega Man

Mega Man Movie News: Could Fox Finally Create Video Game Movie Classic?

Nintendo recently made a big splash by announcing that it could potentially follow Marvel in creating its own cinematic universe. Yet, Nintendo will not be the first to make a big bold move in the world of film.
La Jaula de Oro

BEHIND THE SCENES: Director Diego Quemada-Diez on the Making of 'La Jaula de Oro'

A look into the grueling process of making "La Jaula de Oro" as Latin Post interviews director Diego Quemada-Diez.
Ed Skrein Transporter Refueled

'The Transporter Refueled' Star Ed Skrein Talks Frank Martin Role

Ed Skrein talks "Transporter Refueled" with Latin Post.
La Jaula de Oro

Reel Salazars - 'La Jaula De Oro': A Painfully Rich Exploration of Immigration & Crossing the Border

"La Jaula de Oro" is not a crowd-pleasing film and people who are rabidly against undocumented immigrants may find little of interest to them. Those looking at intensely rich art that uncovers the pain of the immigration process from this perspective will discover a newfound appreciation for the subject.

Nintendo Movies News: Could Metroid, Zelda & Pikmin Finally Come to Silver Screen?

Remember that "Super Mario Bros?" movie back in 1993? Even if you don't want to admit it, you can't help but feel the sting of seeing one of the most iconic video game characters of all time get decimated on the silver screen. It was a painful experience, but also one that seemed to foreshadow the kind of sacrifice that gaming characters would endure for years on end. The reality is that video games have not made good films, a shocking revelation when considers the wealth of content on order in the gaming world. For some odd reason however, Hollywood has not cracked the code. So who can save the day and unite the two media in a manner that is worthy of both forms?
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