Why Battleship Sank

Before The Lone Ranger and After Earth, the big fanboy whipping boy was Battleship. We’ve covered the film extensively here on TGD, and like The Lone Ranger, it was one of those projects that was seemingly doomed from the get-go. It also infuriated fans because it ate up so much money at Universal, there was nothing left to potentially make Guillermo Del Toro’s At the Mountains of Madness, or The Dark Tower movie series. 

Review: The guns of Battleship on Blu-ray

The Blu-ray of the boardgame adaptation is out now, and has plenty of extras for fans of naval tech.

Exclusive: Battleship Blu-ray seeks a planet that's just right

This clip from the Battleship Blu-ray special features is a TG Daily exclusive.

Is Hollywood rethinking genre reboots?



Whenever someone says they’re tried of genre remakes and reboots, it’s definitely preaching to the converted, but what can any of us do?

Trying to conjure up a Ouija movie

Sometime back before Battleship sank to the bottom of the deep ocean, we wrote a number of reports for TG about Hasbro's deal with Universal to make a bunch of movies out of video games.

The Avengers now #3 movie of all time

We all knew from the tracking reports that The Avengers would be a big movie, but the film has actually been insanely successful.



Yes, Battleship completely tanked

As bad as the economy's been lately, and as much as there are a lot of people who need a gig, I'm really quite thankful I don't work at Universal.

ID4 goes 3D on July 3


It’s been quite a blockbuster summer so far at the movies, with ginormous hits like The Avengers, and big flops like Battleship. 



Del Toro's Pacific Rim gets detailed

Guillermo del Toro's name is attached to so many projects these days, you'd think the famous Kevin Bacon movie game is about to be renamed Six Degrees of del Toro. 



The lessons of Battleship

Whenever someone drops a bomb, there's usually fall out. When John Carter tanked, the chairman of Disney got the boot, and who knows what the long-term repercussions over Battleship are going to be at Universal. 



The Men in Black are back

As you read often here on TG, everyone loves to be an armchair quarterback when it comes to genre movies. 



Battleship: $200 million under the sea

We're not even halfway through the year and already the second biggest cliffhanger at the box office is over. 



Facing down Battleship and John Carter

It must have been an anxiety filled year for Taylor Kitsch.

How Prometheus killed At the Mountains of Madness

Science fiction and horror fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Prometheus, which is slated to hit theaters on June 8. 



Is Battleship ready for bail out?

This year we already saw a colossal flop at the box office, John Carter, and there were of course many who were predicting it was going to fail for months. 



Battleship clips look down the barrel

Hasbro has released a bevy of clips for its upcoming board-game based alien invasion action film Battleship.

The cost of a modern genre blockbuster

If you were around in the 1970’s, you may recall there was a lot of anger near the close of the decade when a lot of movies were going over budget.

First Battleship reviews are in

Along with John Carter, the other big cliffhanger at the box office this year will be Battleship, the big action film loosely based on the Milton Bradley board game. 



Get ready for a summer of sci-fi

If you’re a genre fan, you don’t just look forward to the summer for the warmer weather, you also look forward to spending hot days in an air conditioned movie theater, checking out the latest blockbusters.

Battleship clip lashes the tail

Hasbro has released the first clip for its upcoming board-game based alien invasion action film Battleship. In the video, an alien ship fires a volley against an American military installation.