John Carter costs Disney chairman his job

You thought when John Carter came out and bombed that the other shoe had finally dropped on a movie everyone predicted would fail.

Muppets sequel will be a caper

Plans are under way at Walt Disney Studios for the upcoming sequel to the most recent Muppets movie.

Brave previews wake the bear

Disney has released two preview clips for Brave, an upcoming animated medieval adventure film.

Preview for TRON: Uprising spurs the revolution

Disney has released a preview trailer for its upcoming animated adventure serial TRON: Uprising.

Captain America sequel gets release date, synopsis

Marvel had previously confirmed that a second Captain America film would grace the Marvel Film Universe, the only question was when. Now we know: April 4th, 2014.

Disney's Paladin is original sci-fi

No, Disney's John Carter didn’t beat out the whimsical Lorax on its opening weekend - mostly because of all the self-fulfilling doom and gloom prophecies.

Trying to go beyond Tron

When Steven Lisberger was working on Soul Code, the second Tron film was also in development and finally reached the big screen in 2010.

John Carter’s $200 million loss

Well before it hit theaters, it was predicted that John Carter would be the biggest write-off in cinema history, and sadly that prophecy has now come true. 



Alas John Carter

It's been a long time since a movie's had worse buzz than John Carter, to the point where you'd think it was the Heaven's Gate of science fiction.

Youtube, Disney partnership matures in earnest

All it takes is a few quick searches on Youtube to realize that one of its biggest content supporters is Disney.

John Carter sneak peek fights the white ape

Disney has released an extended clip from its upcoming film, John Carter, which is based on the Burroughs novel, A Princess of Mars.

On the making of Tron


As a writer, I've chronicled the making of a number of films, including Tron, a movie I still enjoy researching.

Saving John Carter

Hollywood is definitely a very paranoid place. 

Everything's the end of the world, no matter how slight, because there's so much money at stake.

Beauty and the Beast adaptations get more confusing

Beauty and the Beast is clearly the next adaptation obsession, after two years of hearing about Snow White

New John Carter featurette focuses on the princess

One of the biggest concerns when it comes to film adaption is the way literary characters are portrayed on the big screen.

New clip and poster for Brave shows a princess sized attitude

Disney-Pixar has released a new clip for its upcoming film Brave, which tells the story of a Highlands princess who wants nothing more than to go her own way.

John Carter writers already penning sequel

A lot of hype is building around John Carter, an upcoming sci-fi adventure film.

Can John Carter overcome troubled buzz?

As we've reported before here on TG, the "buzz" you'll hear about upcoming films isn't always accurate. 

In the case of Titanic, many predicted doom before it became the biggest box office hit in history.

Harry Potter’s Hermoine to headline silver-screen Beauty, del Toro to direct

It looks like Beauty and the Beast is the next adaptation obsession, after two years of hearing about Snow White.

John Carter featurette is historic

This week, Disney released a new featurette for its upcoming science fiction adventure film, John Carter, which is based on A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs.