VIDEO: An Interview with Composer Marco Beltrami

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: John Michael Dangan/The Daily Quirk)

Composer Marco Beltrami chatted with The Daily Quirk at San Diego Comic-Con just after the Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel. Watch the video below as he discusses what it was like working with Marvel, creating music for Fantastic Four and what he had to do while composing World War Z. Continue reading

Flame On! The ‘Fantastic Four’ Rise from the Ashes

FANTASTIC FOUR (Image Credit: 20th Century Fox)

FANTASTIC FOUR (Image Credit: 20th Century Fox)

The early 2000s saw a huge boost in superhero movies, and among this early set was the nearly universally-panned film Fantastic Four (2005). Now, although I was only 14 when the movie came out, I’d like to think my movie taste wasn’t terrible, and I liked the movie so there must have been a special something about that particular story because I agree that the sequel was terrible. Continue reading

The most anticipated movies of 2015!

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (Image Credit: Johnathan Prime/Warner Bros.)

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (Image Credit: Johnathan Prime/Warner Bros.)

2015 is going to be a huge year for movies. Between massive blockbusters and star-studded indie films, there is something for everyone to enjoy this year. I’ve put together a brief month-by-month list of must-see films of 2015. Continue reading

Fantastic Four (Image Credit: Marvel) / Miles Teller (Image Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images) / Kate Mara (Image Credit: Joella Marano) / Michael B. Jordan (Image Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DIFF)

Marvel set to reboot ‘The Fantastic Four’ with a fresh take on the classic comic

Miles Teller (Image Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images) / Kate Mara (Image Credit: Joella Marano) / Michael B. Jordan (Image Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DIFF)

Miles Teller (Image Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images) / Kate Mara (Image Credit: Joella Marano) / Michael B. Jordan (Image Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DIFF)

The powerhouse that is Marvel Studios has recently revealed another super team that isn’t The Avengers or Guardians of the Galaxy: The Fantastic Four, directed by Josh Trank (Chronicle) is set to be released June 19, 2015. Obviously, Marvel wants to continue their string of successful superheroes on the big screen that arguably started with Iron Man in 2008 and the pitch-perfect Robert Downey, Jr. Trank is no stranger to the genre, as he brought a refreshing spin to the found footage movie as well as defining what it means to be a superhero in Chronicle. Based on this casting news, it seems Trank is exploring the last half of that theme once again. Below is the list of actors that make up the reboot of this age-old, fan-favorite team that was last brought to the screen (with lukewarm results) in 2005, with Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis. Continue reading