The Crow Reborn

The pinnacle of Alex Proyas’ career as a filmmaker is his 1994 adaptation of the James O’Barr graphic novel The Crow. Of course, Proyas’ two most recent films, Knowing and Gods of Egypt, might seem to indicate that he’s given up topping himself, but that hasn’t stopped others from trying to top his version of The Crow. That is at least until recently when it looked like the rights holders had finally given up on trying to remake the supernatural revenge tale earlier this year. Gone, but not forgotten, one of the many directors on the project recently talked about what could have been with his version of The Crow(more…)


Usually, this NerdBastard doesn’t really care if series are rebooted or not, but in this case, why won’t the studio just let The Crow franchise rest in peace? There’s been news of a reboot/re-imagining or whatever the heck it is they do these days in Hollywood with old material, but every time, just like Ghostbusters III, all that smoke just disappears once those final embers burn out. Once again, the news is that there is a reboot coming, but not from the last studio, Relativity Media, and perhaps not with the director and star already attached. (more…)