Back in 1998, Capcom hired George A. Romero to direct a Japanese commercial for Resident Evil 2. The results were so impressive that Sony wanted to hire the zombie-movie pioneer to direct a big-screen adaptation of the hit video game. A logical pairing, yeah? Well, it didn’t quite work out that way.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has made it very clear that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a standalone movie. The sequel is A New Hope and that’s that. However, if that’s the case, why do some of the actors have options for more movie in their contracts?
For the past few years, we’ve been hearing rumblings about an environmentally centered science fiction disaster film called Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler and directed by Independence Day and Stargate producer Dean Devlin. But it sounds like we hadn’t even heard the half of it.
While playing Astroneer, I kept messaging my colleagues about cool ways it had killed me. It was a morbid thing to be excited about. But a satisfying death is the hallmark of a good survival game, and, even in its early stages, Astroneer has a lot of them.
Rogue One is billed as a standalone Star Wars movie, but it’s far more entrenched in the story of the saga than many of us had thought. That’s not just in terms of its setting, though—it’s because it’s jam-packed with references and hints to the Star Wars stories that came before it. Here are all the major ones we spotted.
There are quite a few permutations of the Lord of the Rings films out there on Blu-ray, but the extended editions are the ones you want, and the extended trilogy pack is down to $40 on Amazon today, complete with all three extended films totaling 11 hours, plus 26 hours of special features to boot. No wonder it’s the best selling Blu-ray in Kinja Deals history.
One of the increasingly enjoyable parts of TBS’ People of Earth, a show about an alien abductee support group that isn’t actually wrong about what happened to them, is the development of the aliens as characters. Think…regular office workers who happen to have a particularly weird day job.
In movies, there’s usually a moment where everything clicks. Where the image, emotion, and sound meet in perfect harmony and no matter what happens before or after, you realize you are in love with this moment. The cinema of 2016 had plenty of these moments, and we picked our 16 favorites.