Posts Tagged ‘If I Was Making …’

If I Was Making … ‘The Man of Steel’ (Pt. 2)

— by BEN FOWLER — In a new Superman movie, a little time does need to be devoted to Kal-El’s homeworld. Ideally I would love to do a HBO-style mini-series about Krypton itself leading up to the devastating events that lead up to its eventual destruction. But that is for a whole other a[...]

If I Was Making … ‘The Man of Steel’ (Pt. 1)

— by BEN FOWLER — If you follow some of my work on here at IJM, you may notice a recurring passion of mine — Superman. So, you can appreciate it is with some trepidation that I attempt to bring out the points that I think should be dealt with when developing and producing the [&hel[...]

If I Was Making … ‘Sherlock Holmes 2’

— by BEN FOWLER — Guy Ritchie’s “Sherlock Holmes” was a great movie. It had action, adventure, laughs with a few scares thrown in too. The great thing with it is how it ended with anything being possible for the inevitable sequel. The filmmakers have said as much anyway[...]

If I Was Making … ‘Avatar 2’

— by BEN FOWLER — Now this one you have to tread carefully with. “Avatar” split audiences a little (not enough to stop it from becoming the highest grossing film of all time, though). Some felt the plot was very simplistic and even lifted straight from other popular eco-frien[...]

If I Was Making … Bond 23

— by BEN FOWLER — FUN! FUN! FUN! If the Bond franchise became my baby, that would be the buzz word for production. Of course, I still want the edge-of-your-seat action set pieces and slobber-knocker fight scenes. But one thing that has been noticeably missing from the recent[...]

If I Was Making … ‘Star Trek 2’

— by BEN FOWLER — Never has such a franchise gone from the wastelands of geekdom to the gold-lined streets of mainstream success. With the surprise hit out the way, a lot rests on the follow up to deliver. If I was making the sequel, I would ensure the story is a fresh one. So […][...]

If I Was Making … ‘The Flash’

— by BEN FOWLER — The Scarlet Speedster is, I feel, one of the most under-rated DC Comics properties. The character is ripe for the silver-screen treatment and, thanks to comicbook legend, Geoff Johns, The Flash may be finally getting what he deserves. If, in the style of Dr. Sam Beckett[...]

If I Was Making … ‘Captain America’

— by BEN FOWLER — A new, regular feature here at IJM will be my thoughts and opinions on how I would handle a particular movie property or franchise that is filming or in some stage of development. To begin with, I thought I’d discuss how I would sculpt the perfect Captain America film[...]