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July 31, 2006

Rambo IV plot revealed

Rambo IV is set to start filming in October, and Sylvester Stallone has been talking about the intended plot and the enemy that John Rambo will face. He talked to Entertainment Weekly and Dark Horizons carried the story. Apparently a fair amount of the delay in us seeing a new...

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Ledger out and Hoffman Penguin in?

According to reports today Heath Ledger has not signed for the Batman Begins sequel and is in fact proving reluctant to do so, further rumour is that an appropriate actor for Penguin is being sought. From Batman on Film through Jo Blo comes the rumour from their trusted source: ...while...

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Deschanel plays Minnelli and Joplin

Previous stories have had Britney Spears and Pink in the running for playing Janis Joplin in her movie biography, however rumour is breaking that Zooey Deschanel has scored the role in The Gospel According to Janis. According to Pop Bitch through The Wow Report, director Penelope Spheeris chose her over...

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Bush talks Hitcher remake

Sophia Bush has appeared on TV talking about the remake of The Hitcher in which she stars opposite Sean Bean and alongside Zachary Knighton, and the footage is online. Bean plays the Hitcher John Ryder, previously stamped hard by the awesome Rutger Hauer, Knighton the C. Thomas Howell role of...

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De Niro and Dash on Larry Davis film

Robert De Niro and actor, director, writer, composer and music\film producer, Damon Dash are to work together to bring the controversial story of New York resident Larry Davis to the cinema screen. Davis was a teenager when he shot six NY policemen and then went on the run for two...

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Pullman plays Philip K. Dick

I first saw Bill Pullman in The Serpent and the Rainbow where he totally convinced me he was a top rate actor. Now he's set to take on a very challenging role, that of the celebrated author Philip K. Dick. I say challenging because he is so much of a...

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Google film in the UK

Google have added a really nice little feature to the popular search engine for UK moviegoers, something which is exceptionally handy, an automatic film search that returns reviews, ratings, showing times and cinema locations. By simply adding the word film to a search for a movie title, the first result...

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Films to get married to

Since I just proposed to my girlfriend I thought that a feature about films on all things marriage related would be wise. So this week we're going to look at films that are around the topic of marriage, engagements and love in general. What films do you most associate with...

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Babel trailer finally online!

Strange that the first time the Babel trailer went online it wasn't really there, well now it is, and it packs an incredibly powerful and engaging punch. This looks set to be one hell of a film. Previously on Filmstalker, I linked to a short clip of a powerfully emotive...

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Bobby photos online

We know that the cast for Bobby is huge in all aspects, and that the scope of the project is also mammoth, and the fact that Emilio Estevez is writing and directing all these elements, including his own father, is even more attractive. This film is looking incredibly enticing and...

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Ant Bully undersold?

I've been seeing trailers on the TV for The Ant Bully, and through the usual trailer shots and voiceover the only recognisable hook for the general audience is produced by Tom Hanks. No mention of any of the starring cast, and I find that very surprising considering how strong it...

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Painkiller trailer online

A small independant film called Painkiller wrapped some time ago, and the first trailer is online. The story is simple, ex-cop watches a gang kill his family in front of his eyes before he receives an arrow through the head and is dumped in a river. Amazingly he survives and...

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Donnie Yen as Bruce Lee?

Previously I wrote about the new Bruce Lee film based on his younger brothers biography of his life and made with the family blessing, now word is out that Donnie Yen is in negotiations for the role. According to crienglish.com through Kung Fu Cult Cinema, the major financial backer has...

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Justin Long in Die Hard 4?

Justin Long, from both Jeepers Creepers movies, is rumoured to be in negotiations to star alongside Bruce Willis in Die Hard 4. According to IESB through Moviehole he's eyed for a major part, but which? Previously we might have assumed that it was going to be his son, the computer...

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July 30, 2006

New Crank poster and stills online

There's a new poster for the high adrenaline thriller Crank online, and although it's a bit more mainstream and polished than the first few we've seen, I still like the first we saw. Accompanying the poster are some new images from the film, and they look superb. The new poster...

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Dent cast in Batman Begins sequel?

Rumour is out that someone is being eyed for the D.A. Harvey Dent in the Batman Begins sequel, and it's someone young, Ryan Phillippe from the superb Crash (review). According to Batman on Film through Moviehole he's currently being considered for the role and the character of Dent will team...

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Spiderman 3 Comic-Con panel videos

The Spiderman 3 Comic-Con panel, where Sam Raimi and the cast of the film talked to press about the film and the series, is now available to view in WMV format. You can see video clips of discussion with Raimi, Kirsten Dunst, Tobey Maguire, Topher Grace, Bryce Dallas Howard and...

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Stan Winston talks Skinwalkers

Stan Winston has been talking about his love for his next movie project Skinwalkers. Skinwalkers is a werewolf film that Winston believes has a difference. Speaking at Comic-Con the director James Isaac says... "It approaches the werewolf mythology in a different way and that it's a real story about two...

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Dungeon Seige new site and trailer

There's a brand new website online for Uwe Boll's In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale and it's carrying a brand new trailer as well. What is pretty strange is that the trailer looks not too bad. What do you think? Could this be better than Boll's...

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July 29, 2006

Transformers Ironhide spotted?

Someone caught a picture of a modified truck embossed with an Autobot insignia on the rear and they are pretty sure it's Ironhide from the Transformers movie, good guess I'd say. There's nothing much to see, but the person who took the pictures managed to tell them a little bit...

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See Donner's Superman II online

Richard Donner's Superman II is finally to be released, the version that was made, scrapped and then remade by Richard Lester, the Lester version becoming the widely seen Superman II film. Now though, with the news of the DVD release of Donner's version, you can see some never before seen...

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July 28, 2006

The Departed full trailer online

The full trailer for Martin Scorsese's The Departed, the remake of the Hong Kong thriller Infernal Affairs, is now online. I was very surprised by it because it actually struck me how strong it looks and how character focussed it seems. Thanks to culturalelite from Solace in Cinema who first...

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The Dark DVD release

The Dark (review) was quite a good horror and had plenty of potential, not to mention Maria Bello and Sean Bean, but there were problems with it and the recent DVD release announcement might just address those. The DVD release news, from DVD Times, tells us that there's going to...

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30 Days of Night gains Melissa George

Melissa George has joined Josh Hartnett in the cast of 30 Days of Night, the Sam Raimi produced and David Slade (Hard Candy (review)) directed movie about vampires attacking a northern Alaskan town which is set to suffer exactly what the title says, a month of darkness. The story from...

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Pegg to star in Schwimmer's directorial debut

Simon Pegg is currently in talks to star in David Schwimmer's directorial debut, Run, Fat Boy, Run. Oh that title takes me back, oh the days of my youth and the entire school chasing me home. The story doesn't sound that inspiring, but then do these blurbs ever? ...the film...

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One Missed Call remake gains cast

The Hollywood remake of the Japanese horror One Missed Call has gained both Edward Burns and Shannyn Sossamon. The story comes from Variety through Coming Soon. For those of you who haven't seen it, the story is about people receiving death messages through their mobile, the message indicates that they...

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Charlie Wilson's War cast grows

The casting for the CIA true life story, Charlie Wilson's War, has just gained Amy Adams. She adds to the already bulging cast of Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The film is to be directed by Mike Nichols. The story comes from Variety through Coming Soon. Just...

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Babel trailer online...almost

Babel, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett now has a trailer online at Apple, although it had disappeared this morning and despite the page being there with the Quicktime plugin showing, the trailer just wasn't there. Strangely I also sourced this over at Kino-Govno and their trailer link is down...

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Tony Jaa's Protector trailer online

The trailer for Tony Jaa's new film Protector is now online. Jaa was previously seen doing some amazing stunts and fight sequences in Ong Bak (review), and this trailer has more of the same, but bigger, more Hollywood, and the set pieces look superb. This guy can fight something rotten....

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Planet Terror posters online

There are two posters for the Robert Rodriguez' half of the Grind House film online and they look typically cheesy and look like they've been around for ages. You can see the posters over at Solace in Cinema who scored them through Kino-govno (sorry guys, SiC didn't have a direct...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles posters online

There are posters for each of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles online, and they look pretty faithful to the original, but much, much darker than the other onscreen outings we're used to. I think they look pretty cool. Have a look over at SuperHero Hype to see how they look...

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July 27, 2006

De Palma's The Black Dahlia trailer online

Brian De Palma's latest film The Black Dahlia finally has a trailer online. The story is adapted from the James Ellroy novel set in the 1940's when the real life brutal murder of Elizabeth Short occurred. This story tells the tale of the two cops who head the investigation and...

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The Departed clips online

The Departed is, as I've said before, the big name remake of the excellent Hong Kong movie Infernal Affairs which has struck a negative chord since it was announced, now, finally we get to see a little bit online. It's a very little bit, just some upcoming clips from a...

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Best ever Star Trek collection on HD

This could be the most, best, ultimate Star Trek collection to date, ever. According to stories from Comic-Con there's a new HD-DVD collection coming, and it might even be on Blu-Ray too, and this promises to be the biggest yet with not just films but also remastered TV series. Paramount...

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Tarantino to remake Dutch horror?

Quentin Tarantino is apparently keen to remake a film that hasn't even been made yet. The Dutch horror called Doodeind (Dead End) has an interesting, if simple concept, and although there's no official word yet, the rumour is out there. From UK Teletext through Dark Horizons comes the news that...

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28 Weeks Later plot revelation

The sequel to 28 Days Later, amazingly entitled 28 Weeks Later, has just had its plot revealed on the Internet, and oh my lord, it's dull. Think of all the things they could do (isn't that Crowded House?), and then see what they've actually done. Here's the story from Digital...

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Pitt chases UK's State of Play

State of Play was a very successful British TV miniseries starring David Morrissey as a politician who is involved in a murder conspiracy uncovered by his former campaign manager now turned journalist. It received great reviews, and now it seems as though Brad Pitt is keen to play the role...

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James Marsden joins Hairspray

Yes James Marsden of both Cyclops and Superman's love rival is set to star in the onscreen musical Hairspray which already has attracked Queen Latifah, John Travolta, Billy Crystal and according to reports Michelle Pfieffer. The report comes from Variety through Empire. Can Marsden sing and dance? We'll have to...

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Amazon seeks movie deal

Amazon is looking for a studio and director to pick up a book they've just optioned the rights to. The Stolen Child by Keith Donahue is the tale of a seven year old kidnapped by wild children from the forest who replace him with a look alike, with the story...

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Bartering man sells movie rights

Remember that incredible story of the man who bartered his way from a paper clip to a house in Canada? Well he's just sold out, literally, and sold the movie rights for hard cash to DreamWorks. Kyle MacDonald has astounded everyone with his successful bartering, and it not only caught...

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Casino Royale storyboard misplaced

Secrecy has been incredibly tight on Casino Royale, the new Bond film with Daniel Craig starring, and yet despite all the efforts to control information a nineteen page storyboard was left in a local pub, and a storyboard to a major action sequence no less. According to The Sun the...

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The Injuries of Darth Vader

Have you found yourself staying up late at night and wondering, "what were all those injuries that Lord Darth Vader sustained through his life to make him that hideous machine type creature?", I know I haven't, but if you have here's the cure! Now you'll manage to grab all the...

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Brad Pitt stars as curious Button

Brad Pitt has signed to play the lead in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the story of a man who reaches the age of fifty and then mysteriously begins to reverse his age, a trick before this movie only achieved by women. The film is written by the talented...

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Swank stars in Labyrinth remake

Hilary Swank is set to star in a remake of the French thriller Dédales which is a psychological thriller about a mental patient with multiple personalities who knows the identity of a serial killer. The news from Variety through Coming Soon initially sounds a bit sad because it's another remake,...

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Bana's Lucky You trailer online

The trailer for the poker film starring Eric Bana, Drew Barrymoore, Robert Duvall and Debra Messing is now online. Lucky You is the story of a highly rated poker player struggling through personal problems to win a tournament. The trailer is over at AOL Movies through Jo Blo who have...

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Simpsons Movie footage online

Footage from Comic-Con for the upcoming The Simpsons movie is online, although it's fair to say the drawings are very rough showing scenes rather than expressions and synching with the voices. However, it does look like fun, and all the Simpson elements we know and love are there. You can...

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The Fountain delayed again

Darren Aronofsky's much anticipated film The Fountain has been delayed again, although this time it's probably much more to do with shifting the schedule to get favourable box office returns rather than actual problems...we hope. Previously, on The Fountain, delays were commonplace for all sorts of reasons, but mainly down...

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Johansson sings Sound of Music

Scarlett Johansson was set to play Maria in The Sound of Music on stage musical for Andrew Lloyd Webber, but apparently her managers made too many demands and now the role is being cast through a UK reality TV show. According to Contact Music she met with Webber and auditioned...

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World Trade Center to donate some profits

The Oliver Stone movie World Trade Center is to donate ten percent of its opening weekend box office receipts to a ground zero memorial and three charities related to the events on September the 11th. According to AP through modbee.com the charities are: Five percent of the box office proceeds...

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July 26, 2006

Batman Begins sequel updates

Now I don't really think any of these Batman Begins sequel revelations are spoilers, but they are definitely exciting for all those waiting to hear what the film has in store. From Batman on Film through MoviesOnline come the few points that a reliable insider gave Batman on Film... The...

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World Trade Center clips online

There are new clips online for Oliver Stone's controversial movie World Trade Center, and they make the movie look stronger and stronger and without a doubt say that this was the right thing to do. The clips are over at Rope of Silicon and feature eight short snippets in total,...

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Black Dahlia pictures online

The set pictures for The Black Dahlia, Brian De Palma's latest film, carry stern warnings of adult content, and I don't mean for sexual content. For those of you who don't know the film is based around the infamous and brutal murder of a young woman in the 1940's. The...

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Verhoeven's Zwartboek trailer online

Paul Verhoeven has a trailer online for his new film Zwartboek, that means Black Book for those of you who don't know (or didn't read up on it like me!), and quite frankly it's startling. Why? Well, because it looks superb. Seriously. The trailer from Film Focus (select the link...

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Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness is Will Smith's latest film, and following on from the previous trailer, it's another heart warming film. This time it's about the love between a father and son and his struggle to work up from nothing to become a stockbroker. This looks great for taking your...

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A Good Year trailer online

The latest Russell Crowe film has a trailer, and there are a few surprises, he's English, he smiles, it's directed by Ridley Scott, and it's a romantic drama. All that adds up to something I wasn't sure would mesh together, but the trailer from Yahoo Movies through Jo Blo says...

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Fletch gains writer and director

The return of Fletch may well happen as it has just been announced that a writer\director has been attached to the movie, and it looks more certain that Zach Braff will be headed towards the role. From Coming Soon we hear that Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence will take up the...

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July 25, 2006

Nicolas Cage to play Liberace

Nicolas Cage, now there's a name you don't associate with camp stage entertainment, much less good movie nowadays, however strange it might sound though his name is associated with a Liberace movie, with Cage producing and starring. The story from TMZ.com through Cinematical just gets odder and odder. It's written...

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Severance UK horror trailer online

I had heard of Severance before but until I saw the trailer and played the game I had no idea how much humour there is in it, not to mention horror. The film shows an office team building event in the middle of nowhere going disasterously, and quite humourously, wrong....

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Transformers Teaser Posters

The marketing machine is beginning to pick up for Transformers as we see two posters revealed, one for Autobots, and one for Decepticons, as you can see here. If you want bigger versions you can head over to the site and grab some. They look pretty respectful to the original...

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Pang Brothers The Messengers footage online

The Pang Brothers are deep in making their first US film for Ghost Pictures, and there's some behind the scenes footage now available online for The Messengers. The story blurb from IMDB is very intriguing... An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon...

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Snyder talks Watchmen

Zack Snyder has been talking openly about his directorial chair for the Watchmen big screen adaptation, and despite earlier reports that the script rewrite by Alex Tse are dumbing down the story, Snyder gives us some hope in his comments. Through Empire he says: "With 300, the book is incredibly...

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Richard Kelly to direct The Box

Richard Kelly and Eli Roth wrote the script for The Box together, and now that it seems Roth's plate is full with horrors galore, Kelly has stepped up to helm this bizarre sounding film. Originally a short story by Richard Matheson the story is about...a box...from IMDB A small wooden...

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The Abomination confirmed for Hulk 2

The recently announced director of The Incredible Hulk, Louis Leterrier, has confirmed that the evil doer in the next Hulk film will be the Abomination, so for all those that thought the problems with Hulk were not enough smashing, you're getting two for the price of one. According to Comic...

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Diesel's Hannibal starts as cartoon

Vin Diesel is totally focussed on getting his Hannibal the Conqueror movie project going, so much so that his production company has taken on a cartoon series which will span the life of Hannibal with Diesel voicing the character. According to Yahoo News. The series will cover Hannibal's life from...

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Guy Ritchie tackles more gangsters

Showing that originality isn't dead, Guy Ritchie is going to direct a gangster movie next, and not only that but it's a rewrite. The film is called Static and the blurb goes... The story centers on a wrongly imprisoned gangster who, with the help of his loyal posse, must make...

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Poker Nights Dead, Jumper gains Jedi

Confusing title indeed. It seems that one of Samuel L. Jackson's upcoming movies Poker Night is dead and plans for Hayden Christensen to appear in that film alongside Jackson have fallen through. However the good news for the pair is that they will team up together in Jumper, the Doug...

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Fantastic Four and Silver Surfer director updates

The director of Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer Tim Story, has updated his MySpace blog where he talks about working on Dr. Doom, and I have to say that the more I hear about this project outside of the Surfer, the more I worry it's going to be dumber...

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Turistas trailer online

Melissa George has really turned her career up since those early days of Home and Away, and her latest movie Turistas continues the theme she's been going on for some time, hard edged thrillers with a dash of horror, and it looks like Turistas no different, especially when you see...

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Flushed Away images online

There are some cool images online for the next Aardman-Dreamworks joint venture movie Flushed Away, and they give a glimpse of some of the characters in the film. You can see them over at MoviesOnline. I'm not so sure about this film, it's by the right team anyway so we...

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Crayons come to life

The Hero of Color City is a CG animated film that will come out of Magnolia Pictures and promises the story of a group of crayons who are striving to save their world from an evil tyrant, presumably an evil tyrant who wants to rid their world of colour. The...

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New Pulse clip online

There's some new footage of Pulse online, the US remake of the film Kairo. It's actually rather good and continues to reassure that the feel of the movie is going to be very much like the original. You can see the clip over at the official site through Sci Fi...

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Gyllenhaal to play Lance Armstrong

Jake Gyllenhaal has been spotted hanging around with the amazing Lance Armstrong with an eye to playing him in an upcoming movie. Armstrong is famed for winning the Tour de France bike race seven times, even after beating cancer. According to Deadline Hollywood through CinemaBlend they've been hanging around together...

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Cuthbert is My Sassy Girl

Elisha Cuthbert is set to star in the American remake My Sassy Girl, from the massively popular Korean film, Yeopgijeogin geunyeo. If the movie translates across the water literally then it's definitely marking a particular career move for Cuthbert. She's been taking roles that are darker and more horror of...

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July 24, 2006

EIFF 2006 to watch list

The madness is about to begin again for the 60th year of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and I've got an incredibly packed schedule. I've taken two weeks holidays and the plan is to see almost fifty movies...yes, fifty, and I am mad. The list of films I am going...

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First Venom picture from Spider-Man 3

Venom has been unleashed at Comic-Con, and reports are that it looked just like the comic version with full CGI. Unfortunately the Spider-Man 3 team haven't released the image yet, however there are images of Sandman and Eddie Brock in mid change, and the latter looks as cool as anything....

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Iron Man villian and poster revealed

Jon Favreau talked at Comic-Con about the Iron Man movie and revealed that the villain is going to be...Mandarin. Not only that but he's released an early poster for the movie. The poster comes from Rope of Silicon who grabbed a shot of it at Comic-Con. It looks pretty cool,...

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Russell leads Tarantino's Grind House

Kurt Russell is a god, and a superb actor and looks great on screen, so the news from Comic-Con that he will play the slasher in Quentin Tarantino's half of Grind House. He's set to play Stuntman Mike in Death Proof and Tarantino had some exciting things to say about...

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Two Kill Bill sequels

More news from Comic-Con and Quentin Tarantino, apparently once he has the Grind House Death Proof film out of the way he's returning to Kill Bill for not one, but two sequels. Don't get too excited just yet, they're going to be animated films. One will most likely be a...

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Marshall confirms The Descent II

Apparently at Comic-Con Neil Marshall let slip that a sequel to The Descent (review) is coming soon and is a definite. The news comes from Bloody Disgusting, and there's not much to it other than the statement that he's working hard on it already. In a way it's a bit...

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Grudge II video feature online

Ghost House Pictures have released the second in their "webisodes" as they are calling them. The first was a short video on a bunch of movies they have coming up, and this one is behind the early production of The Grudge 2, and it's quite interesting. Most of the production...

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Butler talks Priest

Gerard Butler was talking at Comic-Con this weekend about his new role as the Priest killing Vampire in the movie of the same name. He said a little about the film and how it will be pitched. From Sci Fi Wire: This is actually ... a vampire flick, but with...

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July 23, 2006

What are the films that you should watch?

I thought this might just be a two feature connection, but it's stretching to a third. On the same theme as movies we're embarrassed to have seen and those we haven't, what are the films we really should watch? Now I'm not talking about the top 250 on IMDB, or...

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July 22, 2006

Angel-A

Film Four Stars
If you've seen the trailer for this film you'll already know that it looks gorgeous, and you might think that this is just the high quality trailer talking, all the best bits pulled together and some extra digital rework. Well you'd be wrong, the whole film looks that gorgeous. The...

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Abram's Star Trek XI teaser

It's so early it's unbelieveable, but there's artwork out already for J.J. Abrams Star Trek XI, and as you can see it's simple, dark, and a look back in time. Other than that, you really can't read anything from it, apart from the 2008 date! You can see the full...

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The Fountain trailer online

The trailer for Darren Aronofsky's The Fountain starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz is online and looking quite laterally stunning. You can see the trailer over at Apple Trailers and marvel at what this film could turn out to be. It looks like a feast for the eyes and heart....

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Cullen returns as Optimus Prime

The news is everywhere that Peter Cullen will return as the voice of Optimus Prime in the new film of Transformers. Cullen provided original voice of Prime, and quite frankly it would have been mad to have attempted to cast anyone else. There's not much more to say on that...

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9/11 the Graphic Novel

I read the 9/11 Commission Report from cover to cover, a heavy and long read it is indeed and not accessible for most, now however it seems that there will be a more accessible format, in a comic format. Hard to believe, but it is true. The graphic novel is...

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Crank site and trailer update

The official site and trailer for Crank have been updated since our last visit, and the more I'm seeing of this the better it's looking. Jason Statham is one of my personal favourite action actors, and even when he's in a bad film, he's great to watch, so this is...

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Slater is monster in Igor

Christian Slater is a cool actor lumbered with an up and down career, however lately he's been on the up, a big thanks to him concentrating on his performance on stage. Now he's set to appear as the voice of Igor, the assistant of the misguided Dr Frankenstein. According to...

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Pirates of the Caribbean red carpet footage

Keira Knightley, Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom were interviewed by children dressed as their characters on the red carpet at the premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest in the UK, and the footage is online. It's cool to see these stars acting so openly and warmly with...

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July 21, 2006

Donner's Superman gets released

The fans have their wish and the announcement has been made that Richard Donner's version of Superman II, the original version, is to be released on DVD along with an audio commentary from the man himself, that's Donner not Super. According to Superhero Hype a huge DVD boxset is coming...

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Singer confirms Superman sequel

Bryan Singer has confirmed that he's after a sequel to his hugely successful and quite superb Superman Returns (review) at Comic-Con. Through Sci Fi Wire he says... ..."I haven't concluded a deal to do it yet, which is always iffy," Singer told a crowd of several hundred fans. "But my...

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New Spider-Man 3 poster!

Oh this is nice, here's the new poster for Spider-Man 3 featuring Parker peeling back his shirt to show the black spidey suit...oooh...I can't stand the teasing Mr Raimi! You can see the full size teaser poster over at USA Today through SuperHero Hype . There's also speculation galore about...

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Police Squad on DVD!

Details of the superb Police Squad TV series on DVD are now available, this series was the run up to those Naked Gun films as well as the Airplane movies, and I have to say this was the grandaddy of all those films and jokes, it's superb. The announcement was...

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Pfieffer in Mamma Mia and Hairspray

Not only is Michelle Pfieffer connected with the film musical Hairspray, but now word is that she's being touted to lead the film version of the musical Mamma Mia! The story comes from the Daily Mail and through The Guardian and claims that she's being seriously considered for the role...

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LaBute shows Wicker Man footage

I wasn't going to write anything about the story of the first few minutes of the new Wicker Man film starring Nicolas Cage being shown at Comic-Con, until a short comment caught my eye at the bottom of the story and I felt angry enough to write about it. LaBute...

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Johansson is Lucy Ewing in Dallas?

Rumour has it that Scarlett Johansson is a strong bet for the role of Lucy Ewing in the upcoming star studded Dallas film. According to The Daily Star "newspaper" through Starpulse she is a strong bet to be chosen. Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan and Katie Cassidy are among the actresses...

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Romero's The Crazies remake

George A. Romero's The Crazies from 1973 (I was three!) is being remade. Now that alone didn't capture me either until I realised what film it was. It is showing at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year, and a scene from the film has stuck in my mind from...

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Heath Ledger is The Joker?

The rumours were spreading around the Internet last night faster than Joker's smile after a killing spree, but pretty much they are claiming that Heath Ledger is The Joker in the Batman Begins sequel, done deal. Heath Ledger? My first thought was that the tousled hair would fit the character...

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Jones speaks on Silver Surfer rumours

Doug Jones has been talking about the rumours on this new fangled interweb about him playing the Silver Surfer in the upcoming Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer, and he's just added fuel to the fire. Coming Soon have the following gossip: ...he would confirm that he's not planning to...

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Watchmen script review

Somehow there's been a review comparison made from David Hayter's Watchmen script, the one written for Paul Greengrass and allegedly being very faithful to the original comic, and the new script from Alex Tse for Zak Snyder's latest attempt at getting the project off the ground and there are some...

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Stargate sequels discussed

The word has been out that the film Stargate, that sparked the long running series, is being eyed for sequels. Now the writer-producer Dean Devlin has talked about the actual possibility and his hopes for a trilogy. From Coming Soon: "We've always envisioned it as a trilogy,...'Stargate' was also supposed...

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Pirates of the Caribbean 3 set photos

There are some on location photos online of the characters in Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End, the third in the Pirates series, and they show us Geoffery Rush as Barbossa, Chow Yun-Fat as Captain Sao Feng and a possible new baddie. The photos are over at Filmwad courtesy of...

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Fiennes downs the Red Baron

Here's a remake I am interested in, The Red Baron (Der Rote Baron) is the story by Nikolai Müllerschön of the German World War I fighter pilot, Manfred von Richthofen, who was reveared for his flying skills and number of kills made, and Joseph Fiennes has signed up to play...

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Children of Men trailer released

The trailer for Children of Men starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore and Michael Caine is now online. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón it tells the tale of a woman carrying the only natural birth child on a sterile planet and Owen protecting her as they travel to a scientific sanctury to...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer online

Another trailer this Friday is for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and it's online for your viewing pleasure. As with the previous one you are commissioned to review it, so head over to Apple Trailers, have a look, and come back with a short review of how the film is...

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Hellboy 2 or H.P. Lovecraft?

Guillermo Del Toro is currently unsure which of his next two projects is due to appear first, Hellboy 2 or H.P. Lovecraft's At The Mountains Of Madness. Hellboy 2 is a story we all know, but Mountains of Madness is a promising story which tells of an Antartic expedition that...

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Fanning to play abused girl

Dakota Fanning is playing a part in a film called Hounddog which calls for her to act well beyond her years and play a role that most will find incredibly disturbing. Although the reports suggest it's going to be much stronger than the film dictates, you are left wondering how...

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Official Spider-Man 3 Blog online

The official Spider-Man 3 site has been reworked, and there's also the beginnings of a Spider-Man 3 marketing blog, I say marketing because the film is well into production so it's a bit late to start blogging that. Although the blog is a bit light, there's a preview of some...

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Alexander Directors second cut due

Oliver Stone has let slip that he's going to release another version of the controversial film Alexander (review), and this time he's going to leave in everything he wanted to in the first, and second, releases. This really will be his director's cut, and not the director's cut made to...

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New Ghost Rider footage

There's been some new footage for Ghost Rider shown for Comic Con and although it's not yet available on the Internet (I'm sure it will be, this film needs all the help it can get) there's a very telling description of the clip that gives us the sense of the...

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Pictures of Sarandon in Enchanted

There are pictures online of Susan Sarandon, James Marsden and Amy Adams in the film Enchanted, a movie which totally flew by my personal radar. It tells the tale of a beautiful Princess banished by an evil Queen from the musical, animated and very magical world into the reality of...

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Bruce Lee family film true story

The family of the legend that is Bruce Lee have announced their plans to create a film which will clear up many of the myths and conspiracy theories surrounding the martial arts genius. Speaking at an event to mark his tragic death, his brother spoke of their plans to release...

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New law records Hollywood sex scenes

The US Senate has approved new legislation about setting up a national registry for sex offenders that will include a requirement for Hollywood movies to keep records of actors ages in sex related scenes. According to the Hollywood Reporter: On a unanimous voice vote, the Senate approved the Adam Walsh...

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July 20, 2006

Hulk 2 gains director

The Hulk 2 has just gained a director, and it's not someone new, this guy knows action, and great action at that. Although it has to be said, he sometimes goes too far. Now does that sound like the ideal Hulk director to you? Louis Leterrier is the man who...

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Willis wants Moonlighting movie

Bruce Willis is damn cool in my book, and in an age of faceless, characterless stars, at least he can be counted on to bring both of those to his movies. Word is that since he's getting a bit old for the action stuff he's interested in bringing back his...

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Rachel Nicols in horrific P2

Rachel Nicols is to star in another horror film called P2. It follows a woman working late on Christmas Eve, alone in the office and running from a stalking security guard. From The Hollywood Reporter through Empire. Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah I heard, and not just because I was...

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Del Toro to direct Deadman

Guillermo del Toro is in talks to direct a superhero story that has some originality, called Deadman. Deadman is the story of an acrobat who is murdered and then granted the power to possess living beings by a Hindu goddess in order to hunt down the killer. As he does...

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Doom Patrol movie

The DC Comics team The Doom Patrol is a band of superheroes with strange powers, much like the X-Men but a bit less serious. There's word out today that they are headed for the big screen. Surprise, another comic adaptation. I know nothing of the Doom Patrol but their silly...

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Gilliam's Tideland scenes online

There are several minutes worth of Tideland available for viewing online. It's mashed together with some speeded up sections, background music and hard cuts, but it does give you a good feel for the film and just how odd it is. The footage is over at Nicola Pecorini's official site,...

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Ghost Rider site online

I am actually wondering why I am even bothering, but if you really are interested the official website for Ghost Rider is online, and it is poor. Lack of marketing budget anyone? On the site is the trailer, a nice flaming skull mixed with Nicolas Cage's head, and a short...

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Night Watch novel in English

Night Watch, or Nochnoy Dozor, is the first film in the Russian trilogy about the forces of night and day doing battle with each other and attempting to keep the peace between each other. The story originally came from a novel, and the good news is that the novel is...

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July 19, 2006

Renaissance website and trailer online

Renaissance is a French adult animation that carries some wonderful visuals and is all in black and white. If you haven't seen what it's all about yet then you can now view the US website and trailer online. The official site carries the trailer, which you can grab here directly...

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Frank Miller directs The Spirit

Frank Miller is set to adapt and direct the adaptation of the 1940's comic, The Spirit. According to Variety through Coming Soon... ...tells the story of a masked detective who is believed to be dead. Using a mausoleum as his home base, Eisner's character fights crime in the dark shadows...

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Bruckheimer confirms Pirates of the Caribbean 4?

There's speculation galore at the moment about if there's going to be another Pirates of the Caribbean film after World's End, if Johnny Depp will star, if Gore Verbinski will direct, well Jerry Bruckheimer is apparently keen for one. According to Army Archerd, they asked Bruckheimer and he said that...

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Estevez's Bobby poster

Here's the poster for hugely cast film from Emilio Estevez entitled Bobby, based on the assassination of Robert Kennedy, and it looks pretty good. Easily and simply it conveys the idea and feelings behind the film. What do you think of it? You can see a larger version over at...

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Korean The Host to be remade

I plan to see The Host (Gwoemul) at this years EIFF, and it's hard to believe that already a Hollywood remake is on the cards, but that's the story out today. According to Variety through Kung Fu Cult Cinema although Magnolia pictures own the rights for the US release, major...

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The Reaping site goes live

The official website for The Reaping is now online and includes downloads, information and a trailer link. The film stars Hilary Swank and David Morrissey and is directed by Stephen Hopkins. The link to the site comes through Coming Soon: Swank plays a former Christian missionary who lost her faith...

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Clerks II behind the scenes online

There's one of those behind the scenes\inside look features now online for Kevin Smith's eagerly awaited Clerks II. You can see the clip over at You Tube. Interestingly both Clerks II showings and the discussion with Kevin Smith have been sold out at the EIFF this year since the opening...

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District 13 (Banlieue 13) action clip online

There is an extended clip of some serious parkour action from the upcoming Luc Besson written and produced movie District 13 (Banlieue 13) available online today. District 13 is an action film that combines that strange urban running thing called parkour with a plotline not unlike that of Escape from...

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DOA, Lucky You and Lady in the Water pics online

Rather than break this into individual small stories, I've grouped together the announcements for new pictures of DOA: Dead or Alive, Eric Bana's poker film Lucky You, and much anticipated Lady in the Water. There's some crackers online for them all, and all from different sources. You can see the...

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CinemaNow starts download to DVD service

The next move in the downloading movie business is coming, and this time it's what people actually want, downloading movies and allowing the consumer to burn them to DVD to own. Finally, some sense. After Movielink announced their plans, CinemaNow has announced theirs today. From Yahoo News comes the release:...

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Bruce Campbell in The Woods

Bruce Campbell returns to horror in The Woods, and the website is now online although we are awaiting a trailer for the film. The blurb reads well from both IMDB and Film Rotation: Based in 1965, an all-girls private school deals with the mysterious going-ons in the woods surrounding the...

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Helen Mirren as The Queen

Helen Mirren is starring as the Queen herself in a film of the same title. The Queen looks at the Royal family and their response to the death of Princess Diana and is described as a darkly comic film. I'm amazed that I haven't heard about this before, and that...

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Timberlake's Edison clip online

There's another clip of Justin Timberlake's doomed first film outing Edison online now. I reported the other day that Edison is heading straight to DVD, well you can see why when you watch the first opening seven minutes, it looks more like a TV movie than anything. Now you can...

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Evil Dead turns into a musical

Oh sweet lord. The classic Evil Dead movie has now been turned into a musical and it seems an interactive one at that. This trend is becoming ridiculous, I would at this point in a story normally say "what next?...[insert bizarre film here]" but Evil Dead is probably the craziest....

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Clive Barker's new horror videogame

Clive Barker's Undying videogame was a cinematical experience on the computer, its story played out like a movie with all the game interaction you'd expect...it's also damn scary. I really enjoyed it, although I was continually being freaked out by it. Actually, I've just talked myself into trying it again!...

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Kiefer Sutherland joins Dragonlance

Keifer Sutherland is set to join the animated film Dragonlance, based on the book Dragons of Autumn Twilight in the Dragonlance Chronicles trilogy. He is set to play Raistlin Majere, and joins Lucy Lawless as Goldmoon, Michael Rosenbaum as Tanis Half-Elven and Michelle Trachtenberg as Tike Waylan...for those of you...

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July 18, 2006

Site Downtime

Apologies for the downtime on the site earlier today. The servers were restarted sometime before 16:45 GMT to install some new updates, after the restart there were problems with the Filmstalker directories. The hosting company restored a partial update for us to at least have a presence until they could...

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Superman Returns

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I'm under no illusion, times change as does cinema. When some of us were young Superman was amazing and magical, nowadays those of us who were young when we first saw him fly and heard that music are older, jaded, and harder to please. The same can be said for...

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No press for Snakes on a Plane

Snakes on a Plane is to get no screenings for press whatsoever and will be released direct to the public audience. Read this story from Variety through Coming Soon two ways. One, like the other films that haven't been given press screenings before, it's awful. Two, the hype has worked...

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Johannson and Portman chase Bana

The Other Boleyn Girl is a truly odd title for a film that looks at the two Boleyn sisters who fought for Henry VIII, a tale with a surprise twist in the ending. Joining the previously announced cast of Natalie Portman and Eric Bana is now Scarlett Johansson. There's no...

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Ang Lee's Lust, Caution gains cast

Ang Lee has cast Tony Leung and Tang Wei in his next move Lust, Caution, a World War II era espionage thriller set in Shanghai. The news comes from Variety through Coming Soon. I'm really looking forward to this film, seeing Lee return to China. He is a huge talent...

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Hackers, the documentary

Can You Hack It? is a film narrated by Kevin Spacey which delves into the world of computer hackers, what they are, their history, and one in particular, Adrian Lamo aka the Homeless Hacker. Through Digg the blurb at IMDB tells all: This film explores the origin of the true...

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Prince of Persia cast?

I'd forgotten all about the movie adaptation of Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, but apparently it's still on the go, and there's news just out of the casting of the Prince himself. The update comes from IMDB through Digg, so not the best of sources, but it still looks...

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Li and Statham Rogue pictures online

Jason Statham and Jet Li are appearing together again in Rogue, their first outing The One wasn't that successful, although it was enjoyable. The first pictures of the two have gone online and although there's no action at all, it's our first glimpse at some of the style of the...

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Harry Potter opera?

Believe it or not Harry Potter is being turned into an Opera and although no one is allowing the release, the writer is still planning on adapting all seven books. The story from SignOnSanDiego through Harry Potter News Aggregator: Tiffany Moon has written the first solo for the Harry Potter...

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July 17, 2006

Spielberg talks Indiana Jones

Steven Spielberg has talked about where Indiana Jones 4 is at, and about the previous script by Frank Darabont. He's also mentioned Jurassic Park IV and Lincoln. He also tells us the name of the Black Hole space project he's going to work on. From Spielberg Films through Coming Soon...

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I Am Legion comic adaptation

I Am Legion is a comic adaptation that is really trying to stay true to its origins by using the talents of the writer and artist of the original comic on the film itself. From The Hollywood Reporter through Superhero Hype: Set in 1942, "Legion" tells of a diabolical attempt...

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Kidman and Bettany in His Dark Materials?

Rumour is that Nicole Kidman has won the part of Mrs. Coulter in the first movie of the series, His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass. Paul Bettany is also rumoured to be in final negotiations for the role of Lord Asriel. Both sound great choices, and the story over at...

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Robin Williams joins Bourne Ultimatum?

Robin Williams may well be taking a part in the next Bourne film, The Bourne Ultimatum, playing the part of one of Bourne's family members. The rumour comes from Cinescape through Jo Blo, and I think it's a huge shame. They say he's going to play some family member or...

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Edison first seven minutes online

The first seven minutes of Edison is now online, perfect timing after we hear of it being sent direct to video. You can see perhaps the strongest part of the film over at UK IGN, with the usual age verification. It certainly lives up to its reputation, it doesn't look...

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Butterfly Effect 2 trailer online

The trailer for the movie Butterfly Effect 2 is now online. This is the sequel to...well, the first movie, and it's straight to DVD. I just watched it, and it's same story, cheaper actors, more sex. You can see the studio execs ticking the boxes on the flip chart before...

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Rourke dropped from Grind House?

Despite the initial reports that Quentin Tarantino was looking to Mickey Rourke for a specific role in his half of Grind House, and the continuing reports of Rourke's involvement, it seems today that he's not in the film. In fact someone else has apparently been found for the role and...

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Edison Force straight to DVD

Although it's unclear whose fault this really is, the latest film that Justin Timberlake is starring in, Edison, is to receive a straight to DVD outing. According to IMDB the reviews have been pretty poor for the film, even calling it a B-picture. Despite it featuring such actors as Morgan...

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Movielink to allow movies to DVD

Finally someone in Hollywood has seen some sense, and Movielink, which distributes films over the Internet, may soon be allowing films to be downloaded and copied to DVD. According to CNet news has purchased a company called Sonic Solutions which provides software that allow consumers to transfer downloaded movies to...

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Donner approves of Superman Returns

Richard Donner, who gave us the first Superman on screen, has seen Superman Returns. What's more is that he really liked the movie and Brandon Routh. According to the BBC story, sent through by email: "Routh is wonderful...Christopher Reeve established something that is and will always be unique, but there...

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Bond 22 directing rumours

There are new rumours about a possible director for the next Bond movie, that's the one after the currently filming Casino Royale. Still starring Daniel Craig, the film hasn't yet received a director or writer. Back in may I wrote about the Casino Royale sequel getting underway early, mainly so...

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Stone's WTC to be shown to NYC police

Oliver Stone's latest film, World Trade Centre, is to be privately screened to police and firefighters who were present through the terrible events of the attack. According to the New York Post Seattlepi.com police and firefighters have been invited to these screenings this week, a police union is warning their...

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Scott Thomas says Hollywood ageist

Kirsten Scott Thomas says she is set to return to the stage because Hollywood just isn't giving her the roles anymore, and that is down to her age. According to PR Inside: [She] is ditching Hollywood in favour of the stage because she's so fed up of the ageism she...

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July 16, 2006

Doug Jones for Silver Surfer

There's a huge rumour on the Net, and I emphasis the word rumour, that Doug Jones is to be cast as Silver Surfer in the new Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer movie. From someone who just emailed AICN comes the rumour. They say that the convention booker for Jones,...

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Whisky Galore remake dies amid controversy

Whisky Galore is a classic Scottish film from 1949 which had joined the ever extending remake list. This time it was to be treated with respect, made all Scottish, and had a £10million budget. However word is out that the remake has fallen flat on its face, the official word...

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July 15, 2006

Mann talks Miami Vice problems

The new movie Miami Vice has raised some controversy, and despite all the concerns the trailer makes it look a superbly dark and exciting thriller, much in the style of Collateral. Now the film is coming to release the stories of the troubled production are being confirmed. Through Newsvine comes...

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Halo script gets new writer

An interview with D.B. Weiss reveals that Alex Garland has finished, or is at least no longer writing, his draft of the Halo script and that Weiss is now onboard. From GameSetWatch through Joystiq: ...I’m currently adapting Halo for producers Mary Parent, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh...I’m pretty excited about...

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July 14, 2006

Crowe and Howard dump movie?

News is out that Russell Crowe and Ron Howard have dropped out of The Power of Duff and Crowe may be replaced by Jamie Foxx. According to Variety through Jo Blo: THE POWER OF DUFF...follows a grieving TV news anchor who takes his prayers to the air and discovers they...

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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2006 - Filmstalker watch list

Well the Edinburgh International Film Festival has opened and tickets are selling fast. Stars are coming, films are to receive world premiere, and this year it looks as packed as ever. I'll be attending, and so general news stories may be a bit light for two weeks as I have...

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New Spider-Man 3 poster

There's a new Spider-Man 3 poster online and as you can see from the cut down version there's a continuining reflection of the changing of Spidey and hinting at Venom. You can view a huge version of the poster over at SuperHero Hype, and you can see the Spidey streak...

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Pirates of the Caribbean 3 seeks extras

Yes you could be in Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End, the third and most likely last in the series of Pirates of the Caribbean. A casting company are seeking Pirate types for the new movie. Here's the call: Open Casting Call - Through 15 August 2006 Pirates of the...

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New Descent poster

While we're doing posters, there's a new one out for The Descent, and it's a much better one that we've previously seen. The small version is sitting here, and if you haven't seen the film you can see my review from way back. A much bigger version is over at...

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Credits in Clerks II for everyone

Previously Clerks II gave away a limited amount of credits on the DVD closing titles for MySpace members if you simply displayed a Clerks II MySpace advert on your own space. For the rest of the members of MySpace, you were goosed. However that's all changed with the latest announcement...

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MPAA asks you for advice

The MPAA, the Motion Picture Association of America, is creating a survey group from the public to consult on all matters of their work from piracy to home cinema. This follows a small survey they recently carried out which opened their eyes to the world of Internet opinion. According to...

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Sony releases movies on memory stick

Another bizarre move in the world of movies is the idea of releasing videos on those small memory sticks that are present in loads of devices nowadays, particularly phones, cameras and, in this case, the Playstation Portable. From Digg through arstechnica.com comes the story: Beginning next month, Sony will promote...

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Hitchcock returns in Number Thirteen

Dan Fogler is set to play Alfred Hitchcock in a film about his first unfinished film, rumours are that Ewan McGregor and Geoffrey Rush may also be taking the other leads. From Variety through Coming Soon: The drama centers on Hitchcock's lost and unfinished first film, Number Thirteen. In the...

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July 13, 2006

Watchmen update

There's new news on the Watchmen film. It's being going around studios as well as writers and directors, well now we find out what the latest writer Alex Tse is up to. From UK IGN comes the small update from "sources close to the production". Tse's task is to essentially...

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Snakes on a Plane...another trailer online

There's another trailer online for the hugely marketed Snakes on a Plane, and this one passes with a lackluster feeling. The trailer was found through Jo Blo over at Yahoo Movies [QT:S:M:L:WMV], and it looks like the new trailer is marked...official teaser trailer...woo. You know I was never really into...

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Miami Vice early review

There's an early review of Michael Mann's Miami Vice online, and I have to say I'm happy because it's rather positive. The review is over at AICN, and although I'm staying well clear of it and I only read the opening paragraphs and scanned through it, it does look good....

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Kidman and Pacino in Witness for the Prosecution

Nicole Kidman may well join Al Pacino in a remake of the 1957 film Witness for the Prosection, to be directed by Michael Bradford. Kidman and Pacino together playing roles once taken by Marlene Dietrich and Tyrone Power, and Bradford to direct the tale once helmed by Billy Wilder. Now...

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A Scanner Darkly opening 24 minutes online

I caught the opening twenty four minutes of A Scanner Darkly the other day, but despite getting through the daft age verificaiton system, I just kept getting 404 errors. However, apparently now it's working and you can watch the opening twenty four minutes now. CanMag managed to get the clip...

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Howling and Piranha to get remade?

Much as I am against remakes in this current Hollywood climate, the news of a remake of The Howling, or at least Howling II, is a good one for a number of reasons. Firstly Joe Dante seems keen and might be involved, secondly the Howling sequels were embarassingly bad. The...

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Hollywoodland Trailer online

The film of the suspicious death of the man who played Superman on his first TV outing, George Reeves, is revisited in Hollywoodland, the trailer of which is online now. The film features Adrien Brody and Ben Affleck as the man himself, and from the looks of the trailer this...

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Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer writer speaks

Don Payne is the screenwriter of Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer and has been speaking about the film and the plot, frankly what he says turns me off more and more to the film, however I'm not really a big fan of the Four anyway. Here's what he had...

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Jolie in Pearl abduction drama

Angelina Jolie is really filling up her film slate after her short time away, now she's set to join a pretty serious drama about the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl by Pakistani militants based on his wife's memoirs as she tries to locate him. According to Variety through Coming...

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Snipes in Kaos

Wesley Snipes is set to play quite an interesting role, that of Kaos, a gunman who carries a curse - anyone who dies by his gun joins the undead and set about hunting him. Sounds like a slightly different take on Blade with a cool twist, but if that's what...

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Zeta-Jones in New York, New York remake?

Catherine Zeta-Jones is in talks to star in a remake of the musical New York, New York, carrying on her on screen singing from her previous outing in Chicago. This time, unlike the Filmstalker story on possible Gypsy musical, the story comes with confirmation from Zeta-Jones herself. From Sky through...

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Shrek the Third cast keeps growing

The latest additions to the Shrek the Third cast show that the film is not lacking a budget, and that Dreamworks have one amazing pool of story writing talent. From Hollywood Reporter through Reuters come the latest casting updates. How big can this cast get? The next instalment of the...

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The Attack, a suicide bomber tale

The Attack is a novel about an surgeon in Tel Aviv who learns a devasting secret about his wife's involvement in a suicide bombing, and it is set to become a movie. From Hollywood Reporter through Reuters. The story was written by an Algerian soldier who had to adopt a...

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More Miami Vice pictures online

There are more Miami Vice pictures appearing online as the marketing machine builds up to the release. You can see the new pictures over at Rope of Silicon, although there's nothing really exciting, just more pictures with the look and feel of that trailer we saw recently. I'm glad that...

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Another teen book trilogy - Firestorm

Here we go again. Warner has bought the rights to David Klass' novel Firestorm. This book is the first in a trilogy, a trilogy which hasn't yet been written. With amazing foresight (sarcasm) Warner has the option on the next two novels as well. According to Variety through Coming Soon......

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July 12, 2006

Films you are embarrassed you haven't seen...

Confessional time part deux…So we talked about the movies that you are embarrassed that you've seen or that you own, but what about those you haven't seen? Are there any films that you've missed that you're embarrassed to say? Are there some films hailed as classics, or films that you...

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Film Three Stars
How can you review Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest when it follows one of the best blockbusters we've had in a very long time, features a widely loved actor performing an even wider known and loved character and features in the Top 250 films of all time? It's...

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Day of the Dead casts Suvari

So the rumours yesterday of the Day of the Dead casting were spot on, although it seems that most other people also picked up that Mira Sorvino was also set to star...unfortunately not, and most people can't figure out how that name came out when the real casting was in...

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1408 gains Cusack and Walsh

The Stephen King short story adaptation 1408 now has John Cusack, Kate Walsh (from Grey's Anatomy) and Samuel L. Jackson. The story is set to give us some superbly creepy horror, if handled right, and it could well be with Mikael Hafstrom, who brought us the rather good Derailed (review)....

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Adventures in Babysitting remake!

So officially nothing is safe. Now news is out that the 1980's film Adventures in Babysitting is getting a remake. The original was superb fun, and I remember seeing it quite recently and loving so much of it. I think I fell in love with Elisabeth Shue because of this...

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Goldblum joins Schrader's Adam Resurrected

The great Jeff Goldblum is joining as the lead in Adam Resurrected, the tragic story of an ex-circus clown who is forced to entertain fellow Jews as they are sent to the gas chambers. Paul Schrader is directing this tale adapted from the novel by the Isreali novelist Yoram Kaniuk....

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Optimus Prime captured on film?

There's already one site that featured a picture of the new look Optimus Prime from the Transformers movie and it has had it removed rather quickly. I've managed to track down a second copy. It won't be long before it's taken down again, and perhaps it won't be long before...

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Statham's Crank trailer online

The trailer for Crank, the next film starring Jason Statham, is online and it looks good, damn good in fact, but then doesn't every action film with Statham in it? The trailer is available from Moviefone [QT:Download] through Jo Blo. Most Statham action films have been filled with over the...

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The Prestige trailer online

Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman and Michael Caine directed by Christopher Nolan. The Prestige is certainly shaping up to be a great film, and now you can see the first release of its trailer online. Thanks to Cinema Blend for the heads up. The trailer footage is from E.T. and is...

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Alba joining The Eye?

News has it that Jessica Alba is in talks to star in another Asian remake that has been sitting on the production shelf for some time, The Eye. The Eye is a remake of the Pang Brothers original Gin gwai (The Eye) which follows the tale of a blind woman...

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Transformers set visit on video

Yes, there are two on set videos of some of the Transformers movie action, unfortunately none of them featuring the actual stars of the movie, the Transformers themselves. One video is from the US Air Force official site and features a lot of work with the military and Michael Bay...

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Halo Master Chief casting rumour

There's a rumour just appeared about the possible casting of Master Chief in Halo, and it just doesn't feel right. The rumour comes from an unnamed source over at Dark Horizons through UK IGN FilmForce, and goes something like this: Oscar winner Denzel Washington is rumored to be up for...

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The Quiet trailer online

I had no real interest in this film until I caught this extended blurb, so I took a chance and viewed the trailer which is now online, it's quite disturbing, and it shocked me that both Camilla Belle and Elisha Cuthbert look so strong in this. The trailer comes from...

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Liu and Murphy join Watching the Detectives

Lucy Liu and Cilllian Murphy are teaming up in a film called Watching the Detectives written and directed by Paul Soter. The romantic comedy is about a film noir buff whose world is turned upside down when a real-life femme fatale provides far more adventure than he ever experienced. Is...

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July 11, 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End script online?

I can't check this out from work, but apparently the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End script is online to see. Okay, according to reports it's an early draft and only 56 pages, but still. You can see the script over at MySpace through Digg. As with trailers, someone...

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Ryder talks Heathers sequel?

The original writer of Heathers, Daniel Waters, is talking with Winona Ryder on a possible sequel to that very same 1989 hit with Ryder and Christian Slater. Is nothing sacred? According to Entertainment Weekly through Jo Blo: Says Winona, "There's Heathers in the real world! We have to keep going!"...

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LL Cool J as Black Panther?

I had thought that Wesley Snipes was pushing a Black Panther film, the adaptation of the comic book character, and yet rumour has it that Jamie Foxx is pushing LL Cool J for the film. I'm confused. From Moviehole comes the rumour: "I said, 'My man, you the only cat...

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Cocaine Cowboys documents real Miami Vice

Cocaine Cowboys is a documentary film which charts the rise of the Miami based drug industry in the 1980's and it has just received a possible distribution deal. Amazingly enough the film will feature a soundtrack from Jan Hammer, of Miami Vice soundtrack fame. The film is described in Yahoo...

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Martin Freeman as Rembrandt

Martin Freeman is signed up to play Rembrandt alongside Matthew Modine, Sam Neill and Minnie Driver in a controversial look at the painters life called Nightwatching. The Peter Greenaway film had been courting Philip Seymour Hoffman to take the lead role, unfortunately he didn't want to do another biographical film...

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Drowning Man, Dracula origin and kids Da Vinci

Three film announcements that you might find interesting. The Drowning Man has a very interesting plot, there's a new Dracula origin film coming and finally there's a Da Vinci Code tale for kids called Chasing Vermeer. The Drowning Man story comes from The Hollywood Reporter through Coming Soon has the...

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Rocky Balboa trailer online

The Rocky Balboa trailer is now online, and I have to say, I wish it had been left as the teasers we've seen to date. It did seem to start off strong with the music blaring and hyping you up as much as the Superman marketing does, and the black...

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Vaughn to join Against all Enemies

Now this is exciting career news as the rumour appears that Vince Vaughn is to join the Paul Haggis scripted Against All Enemies starring Sean Penn, it does mark a good step forward in his mainly comedy filled career history. From The Hollywood Reporter through Coming Soon comes the news...

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McShane joins Zellweger on Case 39

Ian McShane's career is taking a huge climb since Deadwood, the latest news is that he's joining Renée Zellweger on the horror/thriller film Case 39. The story from Variety through Coming Soon tells us that he is set to play the cop who helps Zellweger's character investigate the case of...

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Hills Have Eyes 2 gains new director

There's a little bit of director shuffling over at The Hills Have Eyes 2 as the previously marked director Michael J. Bassett moves on due to scheduling conflicts, and in walks... Martin Weisz, currently directing Rohtenburg, a film about a student (Keri Russell) investigating the cannibal Oliver Hagen for her...

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Rhames joins Day of the Dead remake

News is out that the superb Ving Rhames is set to join the remake of the classic George A. Romero film Day of the Dead. The new version is being directed by TV director Steve Miner and written by Jeffrey Reddick who brought us the Final Destination series. Good news...

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July 10, 2006

Die Hard 4 update

Rumours are out that some of the original ideas behind Die Hard 4 have been changed, and for the better. Allegedly someone just had the guts to ask someone connected with the film a pointed question, and got a very honest answer. Now, quick warning, this information from AICN through...

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Batman Begins titled The Joker?

I missed this when I wrote about the interview with Michael Caine, and I can't believe I did when I quoted him from the interview as saying: ...we’re going to make The Joker next year. That's probably the strongest indication of a title for the Batman Begins (review) sequel that...

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Elementarteilchen (Atomised)

Film Four Stars
I had absolutely no idea I was going to go and see when I first read about Atomised, but two names attracted me instantly. Moritz Bleibtreu and Franka Potente I first saw together in Run Lola Run, and Bleibtreu I saw again in Das Experiment. I was captivated by both...

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The Descent clips online

I keep forgetting that I saw and reviewed The Descent almost a year ago, I forget the poor US haven't seen this yet. Well just for them there are two clips online now, and my review is clickable above. The clips are courtesy of Movies Online, there's Blood Fight and...

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Night at the Museum teaser online

Ben Stiller and Robin Williams are set to star alongside each other in Night at the Museum, and a teaser has just appeared online. The effects are going to look superb. You can see the teaser at MyMovies [WMV:Embed] through Jo Blo. Stiller doesn't do it for me so much,...

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Jackson in Jumper

Samuel L. Jackson is set to appear in Doug Liman's latest movie Jumper, adapted by David Goyer and Simon Kinberg from the novel by Steven Gould. The story sounds great, and you can read about it on a previous story about Jamie Bell joining Jumper. It sounds a strong tale,...

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Jolie in Kung Fu Panda

News is out that Angelina Jolie is to star in Kung Fu Panda as the martial arts master, Tigress. This adds to an already great looking cast, with Jack Black as the lead, Dustin Hoffman, Ian McShane and Lucy Liu. The story comes from USA Today through Coming Soon. There...

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Giamatti and McShane turn to animation

Both Paul Giamatti and Ian McShane have turned to animation in their upcoming projects, and both have been talking a little about them. There's not really much in either interview, so I've pulled them together into one. Giamatti is voicing an evil character in The Haunted World of El-Superbeasto, a...

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Leguizamo signs for The Take

I love reading the blurbs of upcoming movies, there's something about that short encapsulating line that just grabs me, and here's a good one just reported for The Take, which has already signed John Leguizamo, RZA, Meagan Good and Bobby Cannavale. [The Take] revolves around an armored-truck driver (Leguizamo) who...

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Cleaning films service is illegal

Finally companies such as CleanFilms and CleanFlicks have been stopped in their tracks by the Courts. They have ruled that the process of "sanitising" (aka censoring) released films for any content deemed offensive, is illegal. The exact details come from Yahoo News: Editing movies to delete objectionable language, sex and...

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Filmmaker makes Nazi comedies

This story was reported as "German filmmaker tackles another Nazi comedy", however Dani Levy was born in Switzerland and lives in Germany, small point but it does change the outlook of the story slightly. He has just completed Mein Führer - Die wirklich wahrste Wahrheit über Adolf Hitler, which is...

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July 9, 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean not so good?

Well I've just seen Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and I'll get my review written as soon as possible, but interestingly it's getting some not so hot reviews, and some of the comments are quite surprising...if you haven't yet seen it. Rotten Tomatoes are carrying a 53% rating...

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Miami Vice site updated

The Miami Vice official site has had a rework, and if you don't have a US postcode (zip code) you're not going to see the restricted content site. I guess that the studio aren't interested in a market outside the US. Idiots. There's not much I can tell you about...

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Lee talks Battle Royale remake

Roy Lee is the Producing talent behind such US remakes of Asian films as Grudge, Ring, Dark Water and Lake House. Now he's just talked about the Battle Royale US remake, the film that portrays school children murdering each other to save themselves. From NY Times through Cinematical comes the...

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Michael C. Duncan out of Transformers

Michael Duncan Clarke has been talking about his thoughts on a possible Daredevil 2 and also on the shock news that he won't actually be in the Transformers movie. Latino Review interviewed him, and the story came through through Rope of Silicon: You know what and I hate to tell...

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July 8, 2006

Portman cast in Indiana Jones 4

According to reports it looks like Natalie Portman is set to star in Indiana Jones 4 as Indy's daughter. Please god don't let us see a spin off series with a female Indy! The news comes from Cinematical they talk about attending a screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark...

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Joker confirmed for Batman sequel

Michael Caine has confirmed that the Batman Begins sequel will most definitely be centered on the Joker, if we weren't sure already then this is a definite confirmation. From TCM through Superhero Hype: Christopher Nolan who directed Batman is doing a smaller film called The Prestige about magicians and it’s...

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Silver Surfer casting rumour

There's a wild rumour out there about the Silver Surfer casting for the upcoming Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer. It's wild because there's no mention of source and the casting hasn't even officially begun, but the rumour is out there none the less. From UK IGN: we have received...

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Rocky Balboa footage online

There's quite a few new clips of Rocky Balboa online just now, heading up the first showing of the trailer which is due in a matter of days. To keep you going until then some of the footage has been shown on a US TV show and has found its...

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Caine confirms Sleuth remake

Michael Caine has confirmed a rumour that has been going around for some time, that he is considering a remake of a superb film called Sleuth. Caine starred in the excellent adaptation of the play opposite Laurence Olivier and it is well worth seeing if you haven't already. On TCM...

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Prestige first photo online

The first look at The Prestige, the next Christopher Nolan film starring the excellent talents of Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale. Based on Christopher Priest's 1996 novel, Bale and Jackman play rival magicians in turn-of-the-century London who battle each other for trade secrets. The rivalry is so intense that it...

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Superman Returns CGI explained

Superman Returns is almost upon us here in the UK and will soon be enjoying a much wider release, in the meantime the marketing machine is running in top gear, but this story is a little different. There's quite an indepth article been released on how the CGI was completed...

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Cameron talks Avatar CGI

James Cameron has been talking about the filming process for his new film Avatar which is likely to grow into a trilogy...if not more! He says a couple of interesting things, in particular he talks about how much CGI and his newly created performance capture technique. From The Hollywood Reporter...

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Clerks II behind the scenes feature online

There's a featurette for Clerks II online and it features some great moments of the film's production and first showings. Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez compliment the film after a private screening, and footage of the Cannes visit including some of that eight minute standing ovation. Looking at this I'm...

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Guy Ritchie to document Kabbalah

Guy Ritchie looks like he's set to abandon the idea of yet another Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels film and will instead make a documentary about his wife (and the rest of press grabbing wannabies) latest fad, Kabbalah. Yes, he's set to make a film about the religion that...

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Motley's Tommy Lee debuts big

Tommy Lee from Motley Crue is heading into Hollywood, and it looks like he's determined to do things big in a mafia drama called 10th & Wolf. According to Moviehole his debut movie also marks the directorial debut of the co-writer of Crash, Robert Moresco and will star James Marsden,...

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Foxx denies Marley role

Jamie Foxx has openly denied the rumour that he will be playing Bob Marley in an upcoming biographical film of his life. According to Hard Beat News through Cinematical he denied the rumours and said it was all around just bumping into one of Marley's sons in a club. Well-known...

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Greyfriars Bobby ignores history?

Two of my friends, Gwen and Graham, whom we visited last night and drank a little too much wine, recently rented the DVD release of Greyfriars Bobby, the film that is supposed to show the famous story of the dog whose owner died and who stayed by his graveside until...

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July 7, 2006

The Illusionist trailer online

There have already been some clips released for The Illusionist, the new film starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell and Jessica Biel. To date the pictures have looked great and the blurb has sounded very interesting. Basically Norton plays an illusionist who has an affair with the wife of...

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New Snakes on a Plane trailer

There's a new Snakes on a Plane trailer online, and you can see it right now! Yes, courtesy of Empire, you can see the trailer over at Alliance Atlantis Films [SWF:Stream]. I can't see it from work, and I'm really all cut up about it (sarcasm), however if you're caught...

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Downey Jr. to write memoirs

Robert Downey Jr is set to write and publish his memoirs. That's all the story really needs to say because we all know so much about his public facing life that already this story is sounding superb and spot on movie material. The story comes from The Guardian: The 41-year-old...

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Harlin's Covenant images online

For me Renny Harlin marks unsubtle, in your face, action and horror. Just a look at his Exorcist prequel (review) is enough evidence of that. Now his next film The Covenant is getting close, and there are some images online. You can see them over at Jo Blo. They don't...

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Iraqi War Drama by Shawn Otto

Now I realise that some of you may not know the name Shawn Otto, however he is responsible for the script for the excellent House of Sand and Fog, a film that if you haven't seen yet then you really, really need to. He's now set to write a script...

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Doug Liman's Vaporetto 13

Doug Liman, responsible for Mr & Mrs Smith (review) and the Bourne movies, is set to work on the adaptation of an Italian novel called Vaporetto 13, and it sounds like a very interesting tale. From Variety through Coming Soon: The storyline revolves around an American industrial diver who has...

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July 6, 2006

Deja Vu trailer online

The trailer is now online for Tony Scott's latest film Déjà Vu, yet again starring Denzel Washington, and also featuring Val Kilmer, James Caviezel, and others. The film is looking more and more intriguing, first the blurb hit me... Called in to recover evidence after a bomb sets off a...

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The Proposition

Film Four Stars
I missed this during its first run in the cinema, despite repeated warnings not to from friends, other sites, and my own nose for a film. The combination of Guy Pearce and Ray Winstone in one movie spoke volumes to me. I love Winstone's acting and Pearce always turns in...

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Foreign Film Oscar a mess

The Academy Awards for best foreign language film do just that, celebrate a film from outside the United States that has its dialogue spoken in non-English. Isn't that a little unfair? Well the Academy thought so and have tried to fix it. Some time ago I wrote about how the...

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Batman vs Superman script online

No one would have believed Batman could beat Superman until they read The Dark Knight Returns (review), and after that moment the idea of Batman vs Superman has been on everyone's thoughts when one of them features in a movie. Well now you can have the next best thing, the...

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William H. Macy directorial debut

The superb actor William H. Macy has announced his plans to move behind the camera and begin directing. The film will be Keep Coming Back starring Salma Hayek, amongst others who he can't name just yet. Although this isn't his actual directorial debut, he directed a small HBO film, this...

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest clips online

There are a bunch of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest clips online for your enjoyment. I'm actually staying away from them as I'll be catching the movie this weekend and I'd rather see it fresh, but if you want to see them, feel free. They are in glorious...

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DOA producers discuss plot

Jeremy Bolt is Paul W.S. Anderson's producing partner, and together they have created DOA: Dead or Alive the movie. Although I've already reported that sequels are being eyed, this latest story gives us the most insightful comments into the current movie and what to expect. Let me tell you, this...

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Downey Jr. speaks on Stallone's Poe

There have been a few rumours around about Robert Downey Jr. playing Edgar Allan Poe in film from a script written by Sylvester Stallone, yes it all sounds quite bizarre, but the rumours have been there none the less. Downey has now put pay to those rumours...kind of. According to...

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AVP 2: Alien Vs. Predator 2 plot revealed

The plot for AVP 2: Alien vs. Predator 2 has appeared online, and it's a beaut. Apparently it was live on the Fox official site, although now it seems to have disappeared...wishful thinking? Fan gone mad, or is this for real? You decide. From Jo Blo comes the outline: "Alien...

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Oscar voters gains new blood

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are the people who vote on the Oscars, and they have just invited some 120 film professionals to join their ranks, among the names are Jake Gyllenhaal, Werner Herzog and Dakota Fanning, so young and strange blood abounds. The story from The...

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Renaissance trailer and stills

I caught word of this film a few weeks ago on the Internet, but at the time I couldn't get my hands on any information. Now a trailer and some stills have appeared for the new animation from France, Renaissance, and it looks very cool. The trailer is from AICN...

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Duchovny on Fire

David Duchovny seems set to return to the front of the camera in what looks to be quite a big cast film, Things We Lost in the Fire starring Halle Berry and Benecio Del Toro. The Hollywood Reporter through Coming Soon have the blurb of the film: Written by Allan...

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BBC to take comedy series to film

The BBC seem set to try and bring some of their biggest comedy series to the big screen, series such as The Office, Little Britain and Extras. According to Reuters: The move is part of a plan for in-house theatrical division BBC Films to collaborate with the pubcaster's comedy department...

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July 5, 2006

Fearless

Film Four Stars
I was superbly eager to see this movie, I'm a fan of martial arts on screen, particularly when it's something special and mixed with a good story and a big budget. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero, House of the Flying Daggers are films that really carry all these elements and...

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Penn reveals Hulk details

Zak Penn has been talking about his screenplay for The Incredible Hulk, and although details are light he does give us a few interesting facts. From theXverse through Moviehole Penn talks about what he liked and didn't like about the original film... ..."loved the action sequences", he "hated super poodles...

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DOA: Dead or Alive site live

The web site for the game based movie DOA: Dead or Alive is live - that sounds kinda funny - and I can't see it because I'm stuck at work and it's a Flash only site. What a shame as I'm sure it's packed full of scantily clad ladies with...

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Spider-Man 3 plot twist revealed

This will be a short story. According to reports one site has revealed the major plot twist in the Spider-Man 3 movie, and from accounts it is the big one. For that very reason I'm staying clear of the spoiler and reading no more about it, I don't care that...

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Depp departing Hollywood

According to reports Johnny Depp is looking to take a break from Hollywood and tread the boards and tackle Shakespeare to play Hamlet on stage. I honestly think that this would be a superb move, not for Depp, but for those watching his Hamlet. He's an amazing actor and for...

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Bana not in Hulk remake

Despite the comments that Eric Bana made on being keen to be involved in a Hulk sequel, the word is out that Bana won't be turning green and expanding again in the Hulk sequel movie. According to Cinescape through Rope of Silicon, comes the news: ...Bana is definitely not doing...

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Van Damme in Rush Hour 3?

A while ago I talked about Jean-Claude Van Damme making a slow reappearance in films, it's been a trickle, but it's starting to pick up a pace, I just didn't realise how much pace. For the rumour is gaining weight that Van Damme is to appear in Rush Hour 3...

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Thor gets new writer

The word is out that David Goyer is set to write the latest treatment for the Thor movie, previously this was down to Mark Protosevich who wrote Poseidon and The Cell and has been hard at work on John Carter of Mars and I Am Legend, now though it seems...

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Virgin in Casino Royale

Virgin Atlantic Airlines are to appear in the new Bond film Casino Royale. Richard Branson, the boss of the Virgin, will appear along with some check-in staff and one of their new Airbus A240-600's...that's a big plane by the way! It seems that the film will feature a scene at...

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July 4, 2006

Depp's Legend role altered

So a little while ago I wrote about Johnny Depp joining Will Smith in I Am Legend, well apparently it was true, to a degree. Seems that the premise of I Am Legend is getting quite a tweak from the original story. The original tale had the last man alive...

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Lost film is lost?

When the co-creator of the Lost series says that they'd like a movie outing for the show in four to five years, I think it's a safe bet to say it won't happen, and that's just what they are saying: Co-creator Damon Lindelof tells PR Inside, "We'd love to end...

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Woo departs He-Man and Spy-Hunter

John Woo has reportedly left both He-Man and Spy-Hunter, two major Hollywood projects that he was working on. In fact Spy-Hunter had begun so it's really late in the day for that to happen. According to CanMag through UK IGN. They say that indeed, Woo has returned to Asia to...

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Diesel is not Silver Surfer

Word is out that Vin Diesel will not be playing the Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer, and that the character will feature a lot of CGI - no, really? The story from Moviehole said that the rumour of Diesel playing the Surfer had been circulating, and...

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July 3, 2006

Lord of the Rings documentaries cut for DVD

I can hardly believe this, and I'm trying to refrain my cynical mind from assuming this is a ploy for another DVD release, but news is out that the Director of the Lord of the Rings documentaries is somewhat unhappy at cuts made to his films. Cuts made by the...

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Cinema staff receive detective training

A former police officer is set to train cinema staff in the UK how to spot and handle people with recording equipment, as well as investigate incidents of alleged recording. The UK film distributors have clubbed together and are creating this new role of a cinema investigator. According to the...

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Clerks II R-rated trailer online

There's a new trailer out for Clerks II, and it's R rated, and quite deservedly so. It features some foul mouthed young people says some tremendously upsetting things. Quite frankly, this is the best trailer I've seen for the film so far. The trailer is over at iFilm through Cinema...

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Bay talks Transformers Teaser

Michael Bay has given two very short responses to what seem to be the most commonly asked questions about the Transformers Teaser released the other day. According to his blog, someone on behalf of him says the following: 1- None of the Mars story, launch footage, and rover footage is...

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Dog Soldiers the sequel

Some time ago we heard from Neil Marshall that a Dog Soliders sequel was in development and that he would not direct, well the production seems to be kicking into high gear with an announced Director and a script. Dog Soldiers: Fresh Meat is the worrying title for the sequel...

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July 1, 2006

Films you are embarrassed to like...

Okay, this is confessional time part one. In this feature we're going to openly discuss, without fear of retribution (well, apart from some gentle ribbing) the films that we are embarrassed to tell people we own or like. I'll start this session and open up to you all with three...

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Wolverine script reviewed

The Wolverine movie, the next movie in the X-Men series, seems to be progressing well, and with everything that we're hearing about behind the scenes I think we're going to be surprised. I'm sure that this is going to be the biggest one of the series, and the script review...

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Ju-on: The Grudge 2 trailer online

The trailer for Ju-on: The Grudge 2 is online, but wait a moment, this isn't the upcoming American sequel from the American remake Grudge 2. Confused, Takashi Shimizu isn't, here's the deal. Shimizu created Ju-on first, obviously, then followed it up with Ju-on 2 in 2000. These were generally released...

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Southland Tales saved by Sony

After the worrying story about the possible forced heavy cut of Southland Tales, news comes today that the creator Richard Kelly may not have to destroy it after all. Seems Sony have given him the benefit of the doubt. In a story from Hollywood Elsewhere through Cinematical comes some promising...

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Crank site and poster live

The official website and poster for the Jason Statham starrer Crank are live and online now, and the poster looks pretty cool. The story is simple enough, a hitman tries to go straight and leaves his last hit alive to mark the end of his career. When he is awoken...

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My Super-Ex Girlfriend website live

The official website for Super-Ex Girlfriend is online and filled with things for you to click and explore. Quite frankly I wasn't interested enough after clicking a few flying cars...have a look and see what you think. When I saw the trailer again on the introduction I just felt tired....

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