The Dark Tower – Tom Holkenborg

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Stephen King is often referred to as the most financially successful author of our time. His works such as the legendary horror efforts that remain “It” and “Shining” have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide, many of which have been adapted for television or the cinema screen. With the author’s seventeeth birthday soon ahead, not only a remake of his timeless classic “It” seems to be on the horizon, but plans to bring his epic saga “The Dark Tower”, which King himself describes as his ultimate magnum opus, to film audiences worldwide have finally been realised.  Continue reading

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The Emoji Movie – Patrick Doyle

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Have you ever wondered if there is a world existing inside your smartphone – a world populated by emojis? What seemed to be a completely stupid idea at first has now evolved into an animation film: Produced by Sony Entertainment and distributed by Columbia Pictures, “The Emoji Movie” rushes to its worldwide theatrical release – probably the world’s next great shock after the Trump election and the Brexit referendum.  Continue reading

War for the Planet of the Apes – Michael Giacchino

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“Apes together strong!” – helmed by director Matt Reeves and once again featuring actor Andy “Gollum” Serkis in his famous performance capture role as Caesar, an intelligent chimpanzee, “War for the Planet of the Apes” races to cinemas worldwide, providing a satisfying conclusion to the epic saga.  Continue reading

Wonder Woman – Rupert Gregson-Williams

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So far, Disney’s Marvel Studios have always been a step ahead of their fellow rival DC, at least quality-like. However, with the latest installment in the DC Extended Universe, Patty Jenkins’s “Wonder Woman”, the critical missteps that were “Batman vs Superman” and “Suicide Squad” might not be forgotten, but the newest franchise entry luckily proves that it has finally been put back on track. Continue reading

The Mummy – Brian Tyler

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As if there weren’t enough cinematic universes soon to be developed, Universal Studios jumped upon the popular train of establishing new franchises by creating the series of “Dark Universe” films focussing on the studio’s classic monsters such as Frankenstein, Dracula and, last but not least, “The Mummy”, with the latter becoming the first entry in the soon-to-be expanding list. Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Tyler Bates

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The craziest galaxy savers floating around in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are back – following up the unexpected yet enormously successful “Guardians of the Galaxy” that saw a wannabe superhero, a violent-horny racoon, a female killer, a muscle-bound fighter and a living tree unite in order to save their world, is the surprisingly creatively entitled sequel “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”. Continue reading