dark        

 
 

#Dark Universe

FRONT PAGE


 
 photo

Review: The Invisible Man

Remember Universal's Dark Universe? Remember how it was supposed to take classic Universal monster movies and adapt them into a modern cinematic universe featuring major celebrities like Tom Cruise, Javier Bardem, and Russell Crowe just to ...

 
 
 
 
 photo

New Invisible Man film makes Dark Universe disappear!

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen wasn't all bad. There was that inside out looking Hyde mosnter, a neat effect with John Dorian, and Sean Connery being utterly exasperated at how this would be the movie that made him quit acting. There...

 
 
 photo

Sony is already eyeing Spider-Verse sequels and spinoffs

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hasn't even released yet and Sony is already planning sequels and spinoffs for the animated feature. According to THR, Sony is already in the planning stages of two new Spider-Verse movies. O...

 
 
 photo

The Dark Universe films, revisited (Fauxclusive)

There was a time during our collective naivete where we all guffawed at the very idea of the Dark Universe—nearly a decade later and with several films in the bank, the fruits of Universal's labors have produced a very different resul...

 
 
 photo

Universal's Dark Universe has been mummified

Universal's Monster Universe, not-so-lovingly called the Dark Universe, has lots its captains and is on hold.  They had a plan. They really did. Universal didn't have any comic book properties, and they didn't want to risk spending a l...

 
 
 photo

Review: The Mummy

Everybody wants a superhero movie universe now. Thanks to Marvel's insane success at stringing together a cinematic comic universe, every movie studio out there wants a piece of the pie. You can't really blame them. Cinematic universes put ...

 
 
 
 
 
Van Helsing photo

New Van Helsing movie is inspired by Mad Max

You may have forgotten that Universal is working on a big cinematic universe starring all of its classic movie monsters because the movie to kick it all off, The Mummy reboot, has been in production forever. Well, it was Dracula Untold ...

 
 
 photo

Universal Monsters reboots to be action, not horror

In case you missed Dracula Untold and haven't been paying attention at all to what Universal is doing with its monster films, this may be surprising news: the Universal Monsters Universe that the studio is creating will be based around...

 
 
 photo

Untitled Universal Monster Universe pic scheduled for 2017

Universal doesn't have any comic books to create a cohesive universe out of, but since doing that seems to be a way to make lots of money (at least if you're as good at it as Marvel is) that isn't going to stop them. With recent edits to Dr...

 
 
Dracula Review photo

Review: Dracula Untold

Everyone listen. I'm going to pretty much surprise the crap out of you because by writing the next sentence I'm surprising the crap out of myself. I enjoyed Dracula Untold. I know. You've probably just decided that maybe you don't want to t...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

                 

Reviews   filter by...

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 

The Hunt"Not even the third most talked about movie of the year"

 

Never Rarely Sometimes Always"Necessary for our time"

 

Jurassic Thunder"Somehow worse than it looks"

 

Castlevania (Season 3)"WHERE'S GRANT???"

 

The Booksellers"The moment he croaks I'm on the phone with Sotheby's"

 

The Wild Goose Lake"Goose on the loose."

 

The Way Back"Can't find its way"

 

The Dark Red"Kidnapping babies and wasting time"

 

The Invisible Man"Nothing to see here"

 

Burden"Love conquers all...except boredom"

 

Verotika"'Your teets are looking at me!'"

 

Blood on Her Name"'That don't put the skin back on the cat'"

 

Dragon Quest: Your Story"Butchering a beloved classic"

 

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising"Yet I'm falling asleep"

 

Beanpole"Plant a seed and hope for the best"

 

Ride Your Wave"Love and water"

 

We"A deadly serious sex comedy"

 

Sonic the Hedgehog"Super Sonic"

 

The Assistant"The unsung heroes"