How Iron Man helped crush Batman and Superman

Okay, so it's only in box office terms, but this awesome chart from the Economist says it all. Of course, in the real world, the kind of real world, Superman would just wipe the floor with everyone. Am I right? Am I right?

Universal to bring 'Walking Dead' attraction to life

If you've ever imagined what life would be like if you were in the middle of "The Walking Dead," Universal has an attraction for you.

From Jaws to Dark Shadows

The other day I saw a preview for the Jaws Blu-ray, and I have to say it looked fantastic. 



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?

Uniting against madness at the movies

The news of the Colorado tragedy is incredibly depressing to watch, and the more I see and read, the more repulsed I get.

Gary Oldman's in for RoboCop

I've been a big fan of Gary Oldman's for a long time, probably ever since he did Sid and Nancy. 



The man behind Bond and Superman

I've covered the craft of screenwriting for many years, and have always been rather fascinated by the role of the "script doctor" in Hollywood. 



The Game of Thrones phenomenon

Although the ratings for Game of Thrones aren't enormous, the show is absolutely one of the hottest things in popular culture right now.



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.

Are Hollywood's piracy claims overblown?



A new report claims that despite Hollywood's insistence to the contrary, movie piracy has very little actual impact on box office results within the United States.

Library of Congress goes to Hollywood

As a film buff, it’s always a trip to see what movies the Library of Congress selects to live on.

On Tarantino’s Django Unchained

Django Unchained - Qunentin Tarantino’s next film - is slated for a Christmas day 2012 release.



Hollywood caught in BitTorrent scandal

Scandals are obviously nothing new for Hollywood, but this one screams hypocrisy louder than a coke-snorting Republican at a family values conference.

Gore Verbinski clinches Microsoft-Hollywood deal



With The Pirates of the Caribbean series, Rango, and the upcoming big screen adaptation of The Lone Ranger, Gore Verbinski is currently one of the hottest directors in the world.

Everyone is talking about The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo

As we've discussed many times, trying to keep anything a secret in Hollywood, particularly when it involves geeks, is practically impossible. 



Is Hollywood threatened by video games?

The world of video games can best be described as somewhat manic depressive. One day it's going like gangbusters, and the next it's fallen off a jagged precipice into a downward spiral. 



Hollywood is the 1% and proud of it

When Jim Carrey got $20 million to star in The Cable Guy, a lot of people in Hollywood were furious. 

Actor rates subsequently went through the roof, thus driving movie budgets into the stratosphere.

Hollywood ditches film for digital

Several of the biggest movie camera manufacturers have stopped making film-based devices as directors embrace a new generation of digital cameras.

Just when you thought lawsuits couldn't get any sillier

Even a lot of educated lawyers and people who understand the law will often tell you lawsuits are a big waste of time, and you usually don't have to look too far to find laughable litigation someone's filed somewhere.



Avatar tops most pirated movie list

If I want to see a new movie, I have absolutely no problem laying down my hard earned money for it.