Nobody was expecting the new 47 Ronin movie to be good — its long delays and problems have become legend — but it's bad in a particularly depressing way. This is a film that's not only boring and campy, but also kind of nonsensical, turning a classic story of revenge and loyalty into a stew of crap.
Curious about the amount of fantasy and magic Carl Rinsch is adding to his version of 47 Ronin? Check out this first clip, featuring the evil witch with two different colored eyes. Watch as she turns a man's hatred into a living creature.
Originally slated for a release in November of 2012, then pushed back to February of 2013 — and finally shoved even further back to December 2013 — 47 Ronin has been a long time coming. But will it work? We visited this fantasy movie's set, and here's all of the Japanese madness we witnessed.
We cannot believe we're finally seeing a trailer for Carl Rinsch's 47 Ronin. This thing has been stuck in production hell for years, but perhaps it was all worth the wait because the few fantasy glimpses we're seeing here are lovely.
There's no shortage of praise for Ridley Scott, Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg and the rest of Hollywood's science fiction and fantasy titans. But who are the next generation of myth-makers? Who should you be keeping an eye on? Who will make the genre-defining movies that everyone else will feverishly race to copy?
Could the upcoming Logan's Run movie actually be better than the campy 1976 original? Alex Garland, who wrote the Danny Boyle-dircted films Sunshine and 28 Days Later, is in talks to write the screenplay, going back to the original 1967 novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson for inspiration. And Carl…