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MWB Repost: Ed Skrein is solid in "The Transporter Refueled," but the film gets too silly towards the end

Ed Skrein in "The Transporter Refueled"

Here's my latest review on of "The Transporter Refueled," the reboot of the Jason Statham franchise without the star (and it's not bad):

I wasn’t expecting much from “The Transporter Refueled.” What’s a “Transporter” movie without Jason Statham? Not much, I thought.


MWB Repost: "Fantastic Four" Good Buildup, Weak Climax

Dr. Doom in "Fantastic Four"

Here's a repost of my review for "Fantastic Four" on


New 'Man of Steel' Trailer Has Super Gravitas

Man of Steel - MWB

He's a brilliant visual stylist, but the knock on Zack Snyder as a director is that he too often neglects real storytelling in favor of pretty pictures. The latest Man of Steel trailer, however, suggests he may have made a quantum leap as a filmmaker.


Seth Grahame-Smith to Re-Write 'Fantastic Four' ... and Zombies!

Fantastic Four

Seth Grahame-Smith, the novelist behind such gems as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and the screenwriter for Dark Shadows and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, has been hired Fox to re-write Jeremy Slater's script for the Fantastic Four reboot, according to The Hollywood Rep


New 'Man of Steel' Trailer Features Neither Birds Nor Planes

Man of Steel

Up, up, and away! Zack Snyder faced an uphill battle with Man of Steel -- Superman really hasn't been a hot cinematic property since Richard Pryor made us line up for Superman III -- but this new trailer makes it look like he's ready to atone for his Sucker Punch sins with a movie that, against all odds, makes Superman super again.


Arnold Schwarzenegger Set to Star in 'The Legend of Conan'

Well, this is unexpected: Arnold Schwarzenegger's comeback tour will apparently include a detour back through the Hyborian Age. Schwarzenegger is reportedly set to star in The Legend of Conan, which screenwriter and co-producer Chris Morgan describes as "Conan's Unforgiven." (Lest you scoff at that notion, he also promises that it will be "a worthy successor to the original film.")


'Dredd' Trailer Online; Looks Dredd-ful

Judge Dredd Trailer

Now that the trailer is out for Dredd, I think there's enough footage of the movie to safely pass judgment on the movie regardless of what director Pete Travis and writer Alex Garland may have suggested in their joint statement about withholding it until seeing the finished product in its entirety. Check it out below.


Jerry O'Connell Will Play Herman Munster In 'Mockingbird Lane,' NBC Reboot Of 'The Munsters'

The Munsters are on their way back to Mockingbird Lane, and they finally have a dad. According to TVLine, Jerry O'Connell has been cast as Herman Munster in "Mockingbird Lane," the NBC reboot of the 1960s sitcom "The Munsters." The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed this report.


New Trailer for 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Is Out! I'm Sold

The Amazing Spider-Man Trailer #3

A new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man is here and if I had any doubts about the movie before, they vanished with this trailer. Check it out below. As a little bit of background, The Amazing Spider-Man is a reboot of the franchise starring Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Peter's girlfriend Gwen Stacy.


'TMNT' Reboot Directed By 'Battle: Los Angeles' Director Jonathan Liebesman

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Word is that Battle: Los Angeles director Jonathan Liebesman is in talks to direct the franchise reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Unlike the last Turtles movie, the new one will be a live-action origin story of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, so we'll get to see once again how the Turtles came to be. Paramount Pictures will be distributing.


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