Review: Tron: Legacy

When ‘Tron’ came out from Walt Disney Productions in 1982, must have been quite a sight. Mixing computer generated effects with live action in the scale of the first ‘Tron’ was a major step forward in the types of effects that are quite common place these days. Does ‘Tron: Legacy’ live up to this standard? …

Zemeckis Signs to ‘Dark Life’

Robert Zemeckis has signed on to direct ‘Dark Life’ for Disney and his company Image Movers. Based on a novel by Kat Falls, ‘Dark Life’ tells the story of a world where the oceans have risen and human civilization packs themselves on the few regions of dryland. As a result, the deep-sea world takes on …

Depp Announces “Pirates” 4

At the D23 Expo, (the Disney company’s take on Comic-Con,) on Friday, Disney Chairman Dick Cook announced that a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie will be released summer, 2011.  The next movie, (the series’ fourth,) will be sub-titled, “On Stranger Tides.”  Johnny Depp also made an appearance at the announcement, dressed as Jack Sparrow.  …

Marvel Ponders “Fantastic Four” Reboot

One of the big stories yesterday was word that the Walt Disney Company had bought Marvel Entertainment.  One of the smaller stories is that Marvel is also considering rebooting their “Fantastic Four” franchise. Writer Akiva Goldsman scribe for the two worst Batman movies, “Batman & Robin,” and “Batman Forever,” as well as producer of the …