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Is There Hope For LETHAL WEAPON 5?

Producer Joel Silver has recently parted ways with Warner Bros. after spending 25 years at the studio. During his time there Silver was behind the Matrix franchise, Lethal Weapon films and more recently two Sherlock Holmes movies with Robert Downey [...]

June 22, 2012

PLANET OF THE APES Vs JURASSIC PARK

Universal Pictures has hired Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, the writers behind last year’s surprise hit The Rise of the Planet of the Apes to write the fourth instalment on the Jurassic Park franchise. It’s a good move, the pair managed to find [...]

June 21, 2012

A Better BATMAN Costume?

Is the Batman costume worn by Val Kilmer in 1995’s Batman Forever better than the one that Christian Bale wears in next month’s The Dark Knight [...]

June 20, 2012

Get Ready To Fly With D.B. Cooper In SKYJACK

Director Will Gluck looks set to helm a screen adaptation of Geoffrey Gray’s novel Skyjack: The Hunt For D.B. Cooper. According to Deadline: “The Skyjack novel is an action-comedy that follows the story of D.B. Cooper, who on November 24, 1971, [...]

June 16, 2012

Vanity Is Fair For Paramount Pictures

The latest issue of Vanity Fair has a fantastic image celebrating Paramount Pictures 100th anniversary. The images below get bigger if you click on them, but Vanity Fair has a pretty nifty zoom option so that you can get up-close and personal with [...]

June 13, 2012

Pondering Steve McQueen And Dustin Hoffman PAPILLON

Papillon is the type of movie that could only have been made (and become a success) in the 1970s. It’s a star driven movie with gravitas; can you imagine something like that being made today? Franklin J. Schaffner’s 1973 film casts Steve McQueen [...]

June 12, 2012

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

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