Articles by Niall Browne

Hugh Jackman Joins The Cast Of X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

This isn’t a big surprise, but Hugh Jackman is in negotiations to play Wolverine in director Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. The move further cements the fact this film will combine elements from Singer’s original trilogy and [...]

December 2, 2012

Will Kevin Costner’s WATERWORLD Be Remade?

It looks like Kevin Costner’s infamous post-apocalyptic adventure; Waterwold is going to get the remake treatment. Or at the very least, a new television series from Syfy. The 1995 film is often seen as one of Hollywood’s legendary bombs (even [...]

November 28, 2012

Book Review: RUST AND BONE

Craig Davidson’s Rust and Bone is a powerful collection of eight short stories, and each story deals with a character going through an emotionally dark time. The book offers a rogue’s gallery of misanthropes, with hatred for themselves and by [...]

November 27, 2012


Overseas Press Club is an odd anthology series, which details 13 ‘extraordinary, real life’ news stories from the post-World War II era. Each story clocks in at just less than 30 minutes and they rattle through quite a lot of plot in that [...]

November 27, 2012

Remaking The Prequel: YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES Remake On the Way

Hollywood loves prequels and remakes, so it was inevitable that someone would finally get around to remaking a prequel. Enter Young Sherlock Holmes. Paramount Pictures is planning a remake of Barry Levinson’s 1985 film, Young Sherlock Holmes. The [...]

November 23, 2012

Book Review: Don DeLillo’s COSMOPOLIS

Don DeLillo’s 2003 novel, Cosmopolis was a very prophetic piece of literature. It foresaw the 2008 financial crisis and the Occupy Wall Street movement of 2011, and while it makes for timely reading today (hot on the heels of David Cronenberg’s [...]

November 21, 2012

First Image: Freddie Highmore & Vera Farmiga In BATES MOTEL

Here’s the first official image of Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates and Vera Farmiga as his mother, Norma in Bates Motel, A & E’s Psycho prequel television series. It seems like they’re keeping the original Bates house design from Alfred [...]

November 20, 2012

Brad Bird Not Directing STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

Brad Bird has confirmed that he is not directing Star Wars: Episode VII. Can you confirm that you aren’t doing something? Anyway he’s not directing the next instalment of Star Wars, which will be written Michael Arndt, but he does big-up 1952, [...]

November 18, 2012

TRIPLETS Gets A Pair Of Writers – Twins Sequel On The Way

News of Triplets first broke in March. Many thought that the idea of a Twins sequel starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Eddie Murphy was just too crazy/high-concept/far-fetched (delete where applicable) to believe. Well, the film has [...]

November 15, 2012

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