Escape from Planet Earth's mediocrity is absolute and unrelenting

Escape from Planet Earth's primary quality is that it's 90 minutes long. Its second quality is that it does not at any point play Smash Mouth's "All-Star." Oh, it wants to. Desperately. It practically screams it from every frame of it's remarkably good enough CG. But it knows that to use it would date the movie… » 2/15/13 2:20pm 2/15/13 2:20pm

If Journey 2 is a hit, then who should star in Journey 3?

Journey to the Center of the Earth starred a ridiculously game Brendan Fraser, who mugged his way through a series of computer-generated situations in 3D. Now the second movie, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, stars an equally "why the hell not" Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Plus an "as long as I get paid" Michael Caine. » 1/23/12 2:56pm 1/23/12 2:56pm

Journey Back To The Center Of The Earth

Brendan Fraser has himself another fantasy movie franchise. New Line, one of the studios behind last year's Journey To The Center Of The Earth, have announced plans for a sequel, with even more 3D monsters. » 3/13/09 1:30pm 3/13/09 1:30pm

Brendan Fraser: I Could Have Been J.J. Abrams' Superman!

Brendan Fraser was asked to don the super-spandex in the J.J. Abrams' Superman: Flyby » 9/12/08 7:30am 9/12/08 7:30am film (which was being developed way back in '02- '04). But the incredibly complicated story of Abrams' Superman never panned out, but I still want to see the sweeping Kryptonian civil war trilogy, featuring Lex Luthor as an agent.…

Journey To The Center Of Bankruptcy

Click to viewWe may have liked the remake of Journey To The Center Of The Earth more than we expected, but here's something we don't like so much: 130 special effects artists who worked on the movie have been forced to take the producers to court - and worse yet, involve star Brendan Fraser - to try and get the $1… » 8/11/08 1:20pm 8/11/08 1:20pm

3-D Journey Makes Studios Nervous

For a remake of a 49-year-old movie based upon a 144-year-old book, the movie industry is looking at upcoming Brendan Fraser flick Journey To The Center Of The Earth as a sign of things to come. Why, you may wonder? Well, it's got something to do with another retro technology as well as Disney's tween popstar Hannah… » 6/28/08 4:00pm 6/28/08 4:00pm

Shroomin' At The Center Of The Earth

Check out the lush details of these huge mushrooms at the center of the earth, from the new Journey To The Center Of The Earth movie, which comes out July 11. I'm actually quite curious to see how this will look in 3-D, along with the giant flying piranhas, man-eating plants, "glow birds" and dinosaurs. Which will all… » 6/19/08 4:02pm 6/19/08 4:02pm

Jungle Disco Around The Roast Dino Head

This summer's remake of Journey To The Center of the Earth can't possibly be as pulptastic as this 1999 TV movie version, starring Treat Williams. Sure, the new Brendan Fraser vehicle will be 3-D and have actual special effects, but will it have jungle women doing a super-choreographed dance around a roasting dinosaur… » 4/10/08 5:30pm 4/10/08 5:30pm

Monkeybone Hatred Reigns in "Meet the Creators" Panel for "Journey to…

At the panel about Journey to the Center of the Earth, Brendan Fraser was on hand, along with producer Charlotte Huggins, "3D expert" Ed Marsh. Brendan Fraser spent most of the time extolling the virtues of James Cameron's new Fusion camera system, which they used to make this. Despite being sick, Fraser spent a lot… » 2/23/08 11:00am 2/23/08 11:00am

Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D Gives Good Monster

Late last night, a bunch of Wondercon nerds piled into a theater across from Moscone convention center to see a special 30-minute preview of four monster-packed scenes from upcoming 3D epic Journey to the Center of the Earth. Hitting theaters in July, it's the first live action 3D film done using James Cameron's new… » 2/23/08 10:42am 2/23/08 10:42am

Brendan Fraser Plunges Into Our Bowels

A family-friendly new remake of Journey to The Center of the Earth will probably make us wish we were stuck in the Land of the Lost. Brendan Fraser plays a geologist who explores a hidden passage through the Earth's crust after he receives a mysterious message in an ancient artifact. He discovers a world of strange… » 1/10/08 8:20am 1/10/08 8:20am