Oblivion videos chronicle the war between humans and aliens

Universal has posted two Oblivion clips depicting the war humans and their enigmatic alien invaders.

Video: Behind the dystopian scenes of Oblivion

Universal has posted a behind the scenes video teasing its upcoming sci-fi thriller Oblivion.

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.

How to root your Android HTC device with Quick Root



HTC Quick root - coded by XDA dev LyriquidPerfection - is designed to work with any Android HTC device. 


WikiLeaks founder recruits Spanish jurist in fight for asylum

Julian Assange has recruited famed Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzon as he steps up efforts to seek political asylum in South America. 


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.

Tonka trucks coming to a theater near you

With this summer's failure of Battleship, Universal had a deal with Hasbro to turn toys into movies, and it obviously didn't work out all that well. 



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.

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. 



Universal celebrates 100 years of genre hits

Universal recently hit its 100 year anniversary. At first, the studio was most famously the house of horror, home to genre favorites like Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf-Man, and the Creature From the Black Lagoon.

The Avengers superhero rally


Back in the 40's there were "monster rally" movies, where all the classic Universal monsters were brought together in one film.

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. 



Ouija the movie is back

As we reported earlier this year, Hasbro had a big deal set up at Universal where the studio was going to adapt a number of their games including Battleship, Ouija, and Candyland. 



Is The Dark Tower back on?

It was quite a cliffhanger last year when the big screen adaption of The Dark Tower wound up in limbo at Universal. 



The Hasbro/Universal post-mortem

Those who have cursed Hollywood for lack of originality must have been thrilled to see the Hasbro game deal fall apart at Universal. 



Some thoughts on the upcoming Hasbro game movies

We’ve covered the whole games and theme park rides being turned into movies phenomenon quite a bit here on TG, and we just reported on the recent development hell Stretch Armstrong has been caught up in. 


Rolling the dice on John Carter

The "buzz" on movies isn't always accurate, and some films were weighed down with heavy predictions of doom before they finally hit theaters and did extremely well.



Why Universal ditched the Dark Tower


Ditching the Dark Tower series. Turning down Guillermo Del Toro's dream project in 3D. Cowboys and Aliens going in the toilet. Theater revolts over Tower Heist and yet even more Fast and Furious movies green lit.

Why Halo the movie is a no go

When Halo became the biggest thing since sliced bread in the gaming world, a film depicting the classic franchise would have been a no brainer, right? 

Say a movie version with Peter Jackson at the helm?

The green lights of Star Wars

A lament you constantly hear in Hollywood is today’s lack of risk-taking, and how so many great movies from the 70’s wouldn’t get made today.