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The Creator’s Box Office Failure Says A Lot About The State Of Sci-Fi Cinema

Director Gareth Edwards returned after a nearly seven-year absence with his original sci-fi film “The Creator” over the weekend. It was his first movie since 2016’s $1 billion hit “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” which was his second hit franchise blockbuster in a row following 2014’s “Godzilla.” Unfortunately, it looks like his attempt to […]

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‘The Creator’s Gareth Edwards Makes Post-Apocalyptic Worlds Feel Like Home

Many directors who spend lots of time in the modern franchise movie machine end up sacrificing any sense of their own distinct creative sensibilities in the process. To work on one of these massive tentpole projects is to often give away opportunities to really speak to your own worldview and thoughts. While nobody will claim […]

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Does ‘The Creator’ Have an End-Credits Scene?

The Creator marks a rare occasion in Hollywood: a completely original science fiction film that also happens to cost a fraction of other major blockbusters. Director Gareth Edwards is no stranger to spectacle, having kicked off Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse in 2014 with Godzilla and delivering arguably one of the best Star Wars films with Rogue […]

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How Gareth Edwards Reintroduced Godzilla to a New Generation

Godzilla has had himself a major comeback, and we should all be thankful. The monster icon is in the midst of a huge renaissance, what with the ongoing Monsterverse franchise built around the presence of him and King Kong and the releases of Shin Godzilla and the upcoming Godzilla Minus One in Japan. Apple TV+ […]

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The Creator review – vast and exhilarating sci-fi actioner rages against the AI machine

Director Gareth Edwards draws together the many strands of our current AI debate with tremendous boldness, conjuring up an intriguing and stimulating spectacleThis colossal sci-fi thriller from Gareth Edwards features John David Washington and Gemma Chan in vast mysterious panoramas and vertiginous vistas which deserve to be shown at Imax-plus scale; it also shows that […]

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Can The Creator Become A Rare Big Budget Original Sci-Fi Hit At The Box Office?

Director Gareth Edwards has had a surprisingly quiet handful of years after directing two massive hits, 2014’s “Godzilla” and 2016’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” — back to back. He hasn’t directed a movie since. Now, the filmmaker is finally back at it with a big, original sci-fi film in the form of “The […]

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/Film Is Hosting An Early Screening Of The Creator In ScreenX – Here’s How To Attend

Since making his feature debut with the low-budget sci-fi/horror flick “Monsters” in 2010, Gareth Edwards has been one of the most intriguing directors working in the Hollywood studio system. His first big-budget effort was the visually dazzling 2014 remake of “Godzilla,” which he followed up with the superb “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” The […]

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‘The Creator’ Final Trailer: Gareth Edwards’ Sci-Fi Epic About The War Between Humans & A.I. Arrives This Month

Even though Gareth Edwards broke out with his debut feature, “Monsters,” back in 2010, we really don’t know too much about him, as a filmmaker. He followed that film up with “Godzilla” in 2014, which was fairly well received, but it’s his third film, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” that most people remember him […]

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‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’: What We Know About Apple’s Godzilla Series

Following the success of the 2021 film, Godzilla vs. Kong, Legendary Television proposed a live-action spinoff series to follow in Godzilla’s massive footsteps. In January 2022, Apple TV+ negotiated and ultimately won the bid for the MonsterVerse project, giving it an immediate green light. Starting with the 2014 film Godzilla, Legendary’s MonsterVerse now has four […]

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