Concept art for the Hulk-vs.-Insect-Men movie that never was and Billy…

Artist Benton Jew has worked on not one but three Hulk movie projects: Ang Lee's Hulk, Louis Leterrier's The Incredible Hulk, and a never-made film that with a script by Jonathan Hensleigh. Jew has shared artwork he created for those projects, including a mockup of Billy Crudup as Ang Lee's hulk. » 4/07/13 3:00pm 4/07/13 3:00pm

How the Oscars proved Hollywood is killing the VFX industry

While ABC showed viewers the glitz and glamor of Sunday night's Academy Awards from the red carpet and inside the Dolby Theater, across the street there was a very different show going on. Members of the visual effects (VFX) industry gathered on Hollywood Boulevard to raise awareness about the financial hardships… » 2/26/13 2:10pm 2/26/13 2:10pm

Life of Pi could be the year's second most gorgeous fantasy movie

Directors have had mixed success adapting fantastical, challenging literary novels for the big screen. Just a few years ago, Peter Jackson tried to adapt Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones using oceans of computer-generated psychedelia, and he face-planted. More recently, the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer threw money at the… » 11/21/12 9:00am 11/21/12 9:00am

Bioluminescent whales soar in the first beautiful trailer for Ang Lee's

Not one single word is spoken in the first ever trailer for Ang Lee's Life of Pi, which is perfect. Words could only have distracted from the insane beauty of this wildly theatrical magical realist movie. Fingers crossed, the boy and his tiger friend eventually come upon the carnivorous plants on the mystical… » 7/25/12 11:50am 7/25/12 11:50am

Hulk Not So Incredible When Faced With Puny Box Office

Click to viewApparently, the Hulk can't help but get smashed at the box office, according to a recent Reuters story. Five years after Ang Lee's psychoanalytic take on the Jade Giant, Ed Norton's remake of The Incredible Hulk is set to be just as (un)successful as its predecessor, dooming the character to guest-spots… » 7/10/08 7:30am 7/10/08 7:30am

The Hulk's Survival Depends On Smashing Maxwell Smart

The Incredible Hulk easily crushed the competition at the box office over the weekend, but you'll have to wait another week to see if it's a massive hit. The new Hulk movie took in $55.8 million, less than the $71 million (adjusted for inflation) that Ang Lee's Hulk took in in its opening weekend. The Lee Hulk left a… » 6/16/08 11:20am 6/16/08 11:20am