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'Dark Tower' Not Dead Yet?

‘Dark Tower’ Not Dead Yet?

Ron Howard’s version of Steven King’s THE DARK TOWER may yet see the light of day.

Universal Cancels 'The Dark Tower'

Universal Cancels ‘The Dark Tower’

THE DARK TOWER dead at Universal? It seems so.

Horror Film Ratings & Conversations with Michael Cricthon: CFQ Round Table Podcast 2:24.3

Horror Film Ratings & Conversations with Michael Cricthon: CFQ Round Table Podcast 2:24.3

This time out, the Cinefantastique Round Table Podcast – the podcast of horror, fantasy, and science fiction films – devotes itself to two in-depth conversations. The first focuses on the subject of the MPAA ratings system and how it impacts horror movies, with their depictions of graphic violence. The second, inspired by the new book, [...]

'Dark Tower' Going Forward?

‘Dark Tower’ Going Forward?

Image Entertainment’s Ron Howard and Brain Grazer say YES, though questions remain.

Sense of Wonder: A Look Back at The Protocols of the Da Vinci Code

Sense of Wonder: A Look Back at The Protocols of the Da Vinci Code

Cinefantastique has a long tradition of inclusiveness when it comes to defining the genres it covers. Most recently, we reviewed the mystery-thriller ANGELS & DEMONS because its plot is built around an anti-matter bomb, which technically makes the film science fiction. Having opened the door on the universe of Dan Brown’s novels, and the films adapted from them, I thought I might as well re-post this rant that I composed upon viewing THE Da VINCI CODE in 2006.

Angels & Demons is Filled with More Demons than Angels

Angels & Demons is Filled with More Demons than Angels

ANGELS & DEMONS is a film that we originally thought was meant to be a mystery tale, a who-done-it. However, the picture involves a science fiction aspect in the form of ‘antimatter’ experiments, thus opening the door to that which is Cinefantastique. So, we decided that we should give it a look-see. And having done [...]