5 Worst Movie Remakes of Great Books

…hand, will the actors cast be able to capture the depth and nuance of your favorite character’s journey? That’s less certain. There’s good reason for trepidation. Hollywood has a hit-or-miss record for movie adaptations, at best. Even within one movie, some aspects may be better than you imagined, while others…

10 Most-Hated Movie Adaptations by Authors

…P. L. Travers, felt the film committed an act of violence against her story. She said there was no magic in the movie, which is a sophisticated take on Disney’s productions. Hellraiser: Revelations This one feels inevitable; it’s bound to get trashy when you’re on movie #11 from a single…

9 Worst Movie Set Disasters

…years, this until 1974 when Paramount reached a deal with him. This would be the last film that Hughes would produce. 2The Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983): a helicopter decapitated three actors During the filming of a segment of the 1983 movie The Twilight Zone, producted by Steven Spielberg, actor…

10 Worst CGI Sequences in Movies Part II

…lack of time, the result is CGI that ruins the movie. We called out the first four worst CGI sequences of all time in the Part I post, and here’s six more. 10 Worst CGI Sequences in Movies Beowulf Apologies if you’d scrubbed this movie from your memory, but what…

10 Coolest Car Chase Scenes from Movies

…the depth of our passion for them. How else could Hollywood produce a 13 movie film franchise based just on cars going furiously fast? It’d be one thing if it were the only car-centric group of movies out there. But it’s not; almost every year, there’s a summer blockbuster built…

4 of the Wildest Movie Stunts of All Time

Before there was a Screen Actors Guild, movie makers used to get away with a lot. Like using live ammunition during action sequences. The technology for squibs (tiny explosions that look like bullets hitting) didn’t exist yet, so to create drama and tension, stunt coordinators just used live ammo during…

Best Movie Marathons and Where to Stream Them (Part II)

…starting a series of movies at 9 am and not finishing until 4 am the next day. Best Movie Marathons and Where to Stream Them Terminator Amazon Photo by Keitravis Squire on Unsplash There are six of these movies now, whether or not the world wants them. They’re also the…

10 Worst CGI Sequences in Movies Part I

…film was that the dinosaurs were real. If they looked fake, they wouldn’t have had a movie on their hands. Not every movie studio holds itself to those same standards. Too often, the CGI is gratuitous, and it’s terrible. Here are the worst CGI sequences in movies. The Mummy Returns…