The negative reaction to The Mummy as the kicking-off point for Universal's Dark Universe movies is apparently causing a bit of a rethink about the future of the monster franchise at the studio. Part of that rethink? Getting Channing Tatum to play the next cinematic incarnation of fiction's most famous monster hunter, Abraham Van Helsing. More »
Universal’s Dark Universe is off to an inauspicious start. This summer’s The Mummy, directed by Alex Kurtzman and headlined by Tom Cruise, has made nearly $390 million worldwide, but only $79 million in the United States. That’s a bit of a disappointment, considering it features one of the world’s biggest remaining movie stars. Show More Summary
In what has to be the worst-kept paranormal secret since the 3-fingered mummies, a crystal mine that has been inexplicably closed for months is about to reopen so that the world can witness the strange phenomena which have been occurring so often since February that the owners shut the place down in May … mysterious... Read more »
This one is for all five people who are into the Dark Universe. Universal may not have come out of the gates very hot with this year’s The Mummy, the start of their Dark Universe, but they seem to be pressing forward with the massive project nonetheless. Next up on the slate is Bill Condon’s […]
The Siberian Times has reported the discovery of a set of strange mummies which display all of the hallmarks of an unknown ancient culture. The mummies were discovered near Salekhard in Russia’s far north at the Zeleniy Yar burial site, a medieval archaeological site containing dozens of graves. So far, two of the these strange... Read more »
Here’s some good news for those shaking their heads in disbelief at the unfolding stories out of Peru about the five (so far) 3-fingered, long-skulled mummies being touted as anything from 3-fingered, long-skulled mummies to aliens. The world’s leading authorities on mummies have come out with an official statement (well, as official as a statement... Read more »
Robert Clark/National Geographic We are often use to seeing dinosaur skeletons reconstructed in museums, but this is one dinosaur discovery with a difference. The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology in Alberta, Canada, have recently unveiled to the public a well-preserved dinosaur "mummy" still with it's armored skin and some of
Two years ago, a 1,000-year-old statue of the Buddha made headlines when a striking CT scan exposed the mummified monk within. The statue was scanned at a hospital in Amsterdam when it was in the country to take part in the Mummies exhibition at the Drents Museum in Assen, the Netherlands. The exhibition proffered the […]
A perfectly-preserved mummy of an adult bound in copper plates from head to toe has been dug up in Russia’s Far North, alongside the mummy of a “tiny” baby. The discoveries could shed unique light on medieval burial and medical practices. Show More Summary
THINGS are getting steamy between Coldplay rocker Chris Martin and “Hotter Than Hell” singer Dua Lipa! ?After his recent split from “The Mummy” star Annabelle Wallis, 40-year-old Chris and Brit singer Lipa, 21, were spotted making out backstage at the recent Glastonbury Festival. ?’Dua has been telling people she and Chris have texted a lot recently, but most Read More
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'The Mummy' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Ghost in the Shell'. 'The Boss Baby' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Anthropologist Dario Piombino-Mascali discovers lessons for modern medicine among remains of 23 preserved people The crypt under the Dominican Church of the Holy Spirit in the heart of Vilnius has a vivid history. The coffins hidden in the gloomy lair under the church’s altar were stripped by Napoleon’s army for wood. Show More Summary
“Nobody has proven that it is a fraud. We are going to present preliminary evidence that will determine in the eyes of the media, that these are true specimen. And if there are still doubts that this is real, the obligation of Peruvians and the whole world is to preserve these bodies to find a... Read more »
JUNE 25, 2017 GENRE: SUPERNATURAL SOURCE: THEATRICAL (REGULAR SCREENING) Much like DC (which is only now getting it right with Wonder Woman), Universal is going about their idea to create a new shared movie universe based on all of their classic monster characters - Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolfman, etc. Show More Summary
Paranormal researchers have uncovered what they believe to be an ancient alien and are now studying its remains.
Big movies don’t have to be terrible. Every time a studio shits out a Trans5ers or Cruise Like the Mummy or some such summer franchise nonsense and critics (and, increasingly, audiences) run gagging from the theater, the notion persists that we were schmucks to expect anything more; these movies aren’t made to tell a story […]
The following is a quick look at a strange but popular story making its rounds on the internet, mostly in Facebook. I have no doubt [...] The post A Review of Jaime Maussan’s Alien Mummy from Peru appeared first on Archaeology Revie...
Seriously, why didn't Universal just call this film TOM CRUISE starring The Mummy? I guess the studio still hasn't learned their lesson that the Universal Movie Monster universe doesn't need Tom "nothing against the guy" Cruise plastered all over its marketing materials. But that horse is long dead so let's stop beating on the poor... Read More...
Coming to Digital on August 22 and 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on September 12 The post The Mummy Blu-ray and Digital Release Details appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Universal’s Dark Universe got off to a rocky start with last month’s The Mummy, which under-performed at the box office and was slammed by critics. If you missed it, or desire to watch it again, you’ll be happy to know that it’s already headed home next month. We’ve just learned that the Alex Kurtzman-directed reboot will […]