First Ride: Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge is a technical marvel that will thrill fans of the game

February 18, 2023

Today, Mario Kart officially arrives in Hollywood with the opening of the highly anticipated Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios. It’s the first time Nintendo have opened an interactive park in the United States, and comes two years (almost to the day) after Universal debuted their collaborative themed land at their Osaka, Japan location. While the […]

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Film Review: The Mummy (USA, 2017) disappointingly squanders any promise it showcases

June 7, 2017

In 2014 it was believed that the Luke Evans-led Dracula Untold was going to launch Universal Studios’ proposed shared universe of classic movie monsters.  Dubbed Dark Universe, the ambitious project akin to the connected phases of Marvel and DC films ultimately let that idea fall to the wayside when the aforementioned feature was hardly the […]

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Battlestar Galactica headed to the big screen

June 17, 2016

Universal Pictures is heading up a Battlestar Galactica film adaptation, penned by Westworld’s Lisa Joy. No director has been attached yet, though Hunger Games’ Francis Lawrence is rumoured to be interested. The 1978 series had a very popular resurgence on the Sci-Fi channel in 2009, with the new series gaining a legion of followers and earning a spot on […]

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Jason Borne is bringing Matt Damon and Alicia Vikander to Australia

June 10, 2016

Universal will be bringing Matt Damon and Alicia Vikander down under next month to promote the release of their new Jason Bourne film. The pair will walk the red carpet at the film’s Australian Premiere on Sunday July 3rd at Hoyts Entertainment Quarter in Sydney. It has been fourteen years since The Bourne Identity, but Damon assures fans […]

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Annabelle Wallis joins Mummy reboot

March 8, 2016

Annabel Wallis, known for her work in Peaky Blinders and horror flick Annabelle, is set to play an Archaeologist in Universal’s upcoming reboot of The Mummy. She joins Sofia Boutella and Tom Cruise with Alex Kurtzman set to direct. Castings aside, little is known about the film – though it is expected to tie into Universal’s shared universe of monster movies and be tonally-different […]

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