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ED WOOD – Tim Burton At His Best

Tim Burton will never top Ed Wood. It’s a fact, case closed. The passionate biopic of the infamous B-movie director and his relationship with Bela Lugosi has parallels with Burton’s own relationship with Vincent Price. Burton brings an [...]

June 11, 2012

Where’s KISS KISS BANG BANG 2?

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a near flawless modern noir. Shane Black’s script sparkles with wit and one-liners and Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer are perfect as the leads. Therefore, it’s a shame that we will never get a sequel. The $15 million film [...]

June 10, 2012

Resurrecting Ridley Scott’s GLADIATOR

Just rewatched Ridley Scott’s Gladiator – I needed to do something to get the bad taste of Prometheus out of my mouth. It has held up quite well, considering that it is now twelve years-old. In fact, I enjoyed it more this time than I ever [...]

June 9, 2012

Michael Esper Joins RUNNER RUNNER

Michael Esper has joined the cast of Runner Runner, the new online gambling thriller that will be toplined by Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake and Gemma Arterton. Oliver Cooper, Ben Schwartz and Anthony Mackie also star in the film which will be [...]

June 9, 2012

BATMAN RETURNS: 20 Years On

Batman Returns opened on June 19th 1992 – an unbelievable 20 years ago. After the success of Batman in 1989, Tim Burton was given carte blanche for this sequel, and he delivered the most bizarre Hollywood blockbuster ever made– an $80 million [...]

June 9, 2012

Warner Bros. Develops A New JUSTICE LEAGUE Movie

Warner Bros. appears to be stepping up to the plate and getting started on a Justice League movie…again. I’m sure that the $1.3 billion worldwide gross of Marvel’s The Avengers had nothing to do with it. Will Beall has been hired to write [...]

June 6, 2012

Gemma Arterton Joins Affleck & Timberlake In RUNNER RUNNER

Former Bond girl Gemma Arterton will join Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake in Runner Runner. According to Variety: “Timberlake plays a Princeton student cheated out of his tuition money playing online poker who ends up the right-hand man of the [...]

June 2, 2012

Is Nicolas Winding Refn A BUTTON MAN?

Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn has entered talks to direct Button Man, an adaptation of Button Man: The Killing Game, the violent 2000AD comic strip by John Wagner and Arthur Ranson. The film, based at DreamWorks, was written by Hilary Seitz [...]

June 1, 2012

INDEPENDENCE DAY Opens On July 3, 2013…In 3D

20th Century Fox has set July 3, 2013 as the re-release date for Independence Day. A prime summer slot for a movie that first came out in 1996. It’ll make a truckload of cash and probably kick-start the long-gestating [...]

June 1, 2012

HATFIELDS AND McCOYS

Kevin Costner’s epic mini-series Hatfields and McCoys set another record for the highest rated show on ad-supported cable. The third and final episode in the series charting the infamous family feud was watched by a record-breaking 14.2 million [...]

June 1, 2012

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