Articles by Niall Browne

Kurt Russell and Sacha Baron Cohen Quit DJANGO UNCHAINED

Kurt Russell has dropped out of director Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained – and he won’t be replaced. Meanwhile, Sacha Baron Cohen has also left the project due to his press duties for The Dictator-the search is on for his replacement. No [...]

May 10, 2012

Ron Howard Offers Hope For THE DARK TOWER

Over the last year or so three big budget films from A-list filmmakers were put on hold by Hollywood studios due to their massive costs. The Lone Ranger had Johnny Depp starring as sidekick Tonto, with Jerry Bruckheimer producing and Gore Verbinski [...]

May 8, 2012

DVD Review: Gina Carano In Steven Soderbergh’s HAYWIRE

Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire is a thrilling action picture, the kind that they used to make, before CGI and wire-work took over, removing all excitement and leaving only empty spectacle. MMA star Gina Carano takes the lead in the film, which also [...]

May 5, 2012

Gary Ross Ditches The Hunger Games For HOUDINI

It looks like Gary Ross has ditched the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire in order to make something that could actually be good. Ross is in negotiations to bring Houdini to the screen for Summit Entertainment. The film will be an adaptation of the [...]

May 3, 2012

Pierce Brosnan Joins Owen Wilson In THE COUP

  Former James Bond, Pierce Brosnan is set to join Owen Wilson in director John Eric Dowdle’s The Coup. According to Deadline: “[The film] centers on an American family that moves to Southeast Asia and finds itself entangled in a violent [...]

May 2, 2012

DVD Review: Wes Craven’s THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT

Wes Craven is a director synonymous with horror. The Last House on the Left is the director’s first and probably most horrific film. It makes for some uncomfortable viewing, but the film is a true classic in the horror genre. What makes House so [...]

May 1, 2012

48 FPS Vs 24 FPS: The Battle Begins With THE HOBBIT

Last week Peter Jackson unveiled ten minutes of footage from his forthcoming two-part adaptation of The Hobbit at the Las Vegas Cinemacon. To say that there was a mixed reaction would be an understatement-not because of the film looked bad, but [...]

April 29, 2012

DVD Review: Vinnie Jones In THE RIDDLE

In recent years the British film industry has swung between making horror movies and gangster films. Vinnie Jones, former football player, (or soccer for the US) and star of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels returns to London’s criminal [...]

April 29, 2012

Review: THE ABANDONED Is A Russian Set Horror Movie

The Abandoned is a horror movie directed by Nacho Cerda (co-written with Karim Hussainand Richard Stanley), which tries to put a European spin on the current wave of Japanese inspired horror films. Marie (Anastasia Hille) returns to Russia after a [...]

April 29, 2012

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