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Raging Bull IILooks like those rumblings we heard a few years back about a Raging Bull sequel making its way to the big screen had some truth to them after all as we just got word that Raging Bull II will begin production later this summer. Simmer down all you...

Vince Vaughn in Rockford FilesDespite the many roadblocks in getting a TV revival of the The Rockford Files up and running, Universal Pictures is apparently moving full steam ahead with the big screen adaptation of the 1970's TV series that starred James Garner as a private investigator working the ...

Llarriad: The Nurture of WarReel Reviews film critic Christopher Symonds has been quite busy of late. When not holed up in a Goulburn, NSW movie theater basking in his love of all things cinema and reporting it back to you, the dear reader, the Australia-based screenwriter was ...

the HulkDespite the fairly firm denial earlier this month by Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige that another Hulk solo film could be on the horizon, we get word from a second Marvel insider that the positive early feedback from the green one's appearance in The Avengers has made the ...

Wings coming back the theatherWings (1927) - Fully Restored, Breathtaking Epic to Screen at Select Cinemark Theatres Wednesdays, May 16, 2012.

If you’ve got a mad crush on all things Oscar and have a burning desire to ...

AMC theaters logoHave you ever become so enraged at the excessive theater talker you wanted give him a Mel Gibson back-hand square across the popcorn-stuffed face? That's exactly what one Seattle-area theater-goer did when ...

Paramount Pictures 100th Anniversary PosterNormally, any news coming from a movie studio not directly related to the release of a new movie, or the signing of a new deal goes mostly unnoticed and certainly unreported. Especially any news about the studio itself. However it's certainly newsworthy when a Hollywood...

BeetlejuiceThose ever-persistent rumors of the rise of a second Beetlejuice movie have come to life once again, as we're getting a fresh round of news bites from an interview with Tim Burton in which the iconic director has finally addressed the project verbally ...

Martin Scorcese to abondon film over digitalThe list of directors who still shoot movies on traditional celluloid film rather than on digital media just got shorter by one as Martin Scorcese is reportedly ready to concede to the collapse of the format and turn to bits and bytes instead. His long-time editor and friend ...

Hellboy 3 RumorsIn a recent interview during a stop at San Diego's ComicCon, Hellboy and Hellboy 2 director, Guillermo del Toro, alongside his go-to actor Ron Perlman who plays the titular de-horned protagonist, expressed mutual interest in pairing once again for the trilogy finale of the ....

Breaking Bad gets 13 Emmy nominationsIn what should come as no surprise to anyone with a television, Vince Gilligan's acclaimed dramedy Breaking Bad scored a whopping 13 Emmy Nominations this morning thanks to the solid Fourth season showing. Continuing his dominance over the category ...

Jurassic Park 4 Coming to Theaters in 2014Not that news of yet another sequel, prequel, reboot, or remake is either earth shattering or particularly interesting, but when such word is about the continuation of the Jurassic Park story it certainly warrants mention. While making the PR rounds for next month's ...

The Hobbit to Become a Trilogy...And the decade of trilogies continues. If one wasn't enough for Peter Jackson, the Oscar-winning director is contemplating making his most recent Tolkien adaptation into a 3-piece. As of right now, it's only a two-fer, with this December's An Unexpected Journey being the first ...

The OscarsHoping to level the playing field and drastically cut down on the barrage of improper promotional shenanigans between filmmakers and the Academy Award voters (AMPAS members),  the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a series of tweaks to its campaign ...

Frank Marshall and Steven SpielbergThough very careful to indicate he was speaking solely for himself during a recent interview, uber-producer Frank Marshall gave a very pessimistic outlook for a fifth film in the Indiana Jones series. The beloved producer behind such film classics as the ...

Emma WatsonThose long-held, guilt-ridden fantasies over Emma Watson for those who still associate her with her kid-friendly Hermione image may be a few steps closer to justification as the Harry Potter star is rumored to play the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the film adaptation of ...

The Killing gets cancelledIn what should come as a shock to no one, AMC announced that they will not be renewing the perpetual "red herring" formulaic The Killing. The series began in 2011 and had a promising start. For those who cast it aside like every other AMC show that isn't The Walking Dead ...

Ghostbusters 3 NewsDan Aykroyd has been a very successful comedic actor for three decades now. He's got some great classics under his belt, but to me, none compare to the Ghostbusters tandem he did with Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson donning the tan suits, with Ivan Reitman in ...

Warner BrosWarner Bros. today announced it's plan to push back Baz Luhrmann's 3D spectacle The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo Dicaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Macguire, Isla Fischer, and Joel Edgerton. The film's original release date was set to be Christmas Day ...

Jeremy RennerEven with Mission Impossible, Avengers and Bourne movies to boot, recent action favorite Jeremy Renner is far off from laying low from the silver screen and may be set for a more serious dramatic lead as talks of a Wikileaks movie from Dreamworks has him pinned as the controversial Julian Assange ...

Joss Whedon to direct The Avengers 2Considering the gigantic success of The Avengers earlier this year, it should come as no surprise that Marvel would fall all over itself to bring back Joss Whedon to direct the sequel. And that's exactly what the studio did yesterday by signing an exclusive deal that will bring the filmmaker back ...

Mel GibsonToday, everyone's favorite Hollywood hatemonger Mel Gibson announced that he has no plans to star in the highly not-anticipated Lethal Weapon 5. The former wild man Martin Riggs will not be appearing in the fifth installment in the long running (?) but also long gestating franchise because ...

Sylvester StalloneBefore it's even hit the theaters, The Expendables 2 is already getting the hype machine started for it's already assumed three-quel. Mastermind Sylvester Stallone will continue to make the rounds on the classic action circuit by recruiting supposedly Nicholas Cage in what ...

Angelina JolieAs female action movies continue to gain traction with an ever-expanding fan base that prefers sword-wielding heroines over swooning princesses, it was only a matter of time before the Hollywood machine pointed its fascination in the direction of an all-female, star-studded action film...

Ellen Degeneres in talks for Finding Nemow 2

Ellen DeGeneres is currently in negotiations to reprise her role as the forgetful Purple Tang in Disney/Pixar's as-of-yet-unnamed upcoming Finding Nemo sequel. Though the busy talk show host  doesn't do much film work these days, she has, for years, expressed an interest in working on the film again as the lovable Dory...

Johnny Depp Fearing overexposure, Johnny Depp is looking to become very picky about his future roles as he begins the next phase of his career. And to aid him in that quest are the recent rumors that the actor has agreed to a $90 million offer to don the Jack Sparrow get-up for yet one more ...

Eddie Murphy - Beverly Hlls CopForgive us if we bristle at this bit of news, but this bad idea just won't go away. We first got word about a year ago that Eddie Murphy was tossing around the idea of breathing life back into his Axel Foley character from the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. But rather than attempt a follow up to ...

Russell Crowe Lost at SeaRussell Crowe got into a fight with the ocean and lost terribly this holiday weekend. He and a friend took to kayaking off the coast of Long Island on Saturday and got swept away by the current. Eventually the Coast Guard was called to bail his ass out. I find it ironic that ...

Arrested Development movie coming?We first caught wind of the revival of the cult-fave TV show Arrested Development a year ago with rumors that the new season would lead into a big screen adaptation. Then as word came down earlier this summer that the production arm of Netflix was adding the revival of the series to ...

Kill Your Darlings - Daniel RadcliffeHere’s news for the literature fandom. In a fictional re-telling of their lives, Beat Generation poets Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs get together to solve a real-life murder mystery set in 1944. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, ...

Ms Marvel for The Avengers 2?Ms. Marvel - Avengers 2 rumors are swirling around the interwebs that have a new superhero about to be unleashed to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the form of Ms. Marvel, also known as Major Carol Danvers. A British tabloid site is saying that Emily Blunt and Ruth Wilson are under consideration for ...

Tom Cruise: Mission Impossible 5As he begins making the promotional rounds for his upcoming film called Jack Reacher, Tom Cruise is also taking the time to get chatty about some other projects in the works, specifically another installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise...

Zack Snyder talks SupermanWhile discussing today's release of yet another Watchmen cut out on blu-ray and DVD (that's the third), filmmaker Zack Snyder not only talked about why he thinks that film continues to appeal to viewers today more than when it was released back in 2009, he also shared some  ...

CinemodeShaming didn't work. Neither did self-policing. And the incessant reminders to "just do the right thing" have certainly had little effect on the problem plaguing the cineplex in our all-digital-all-the-time-world. Struggling to make the cineplex a more friendly environment for ...

Prima Cinema

Apparently there are those willing to pay upwards of $500 to watch a movie, and very soon there will be a place for them to do just that. A Los Angeles-based start-up company called Prima Cinema is proposing a service which will bring theatrically-released ...

National Film Preservation BoardEach year, the Library of Congress selects 25 motion pictures that represent important cultural, artistic and historic achievements in filmmaking to include in the library's National Film Registry where each will be preserved for future generations to enjoy. The announcement just came down ...

J.J. AbramsGrants Trekkie's Dying Wish to See New STAR TREK Film. In our world of seemingly ever-decreasing compassion, it's always enlightening when a bit of good news from Hollywood's money-grubbing soullessness crosses over into the general interest of we ...

The Oscars announceNominees for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning by Emma Stone and Seth McFarlane from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. As expected, Les Misérables, Argo, Lincoln, and Silver Linings Playbook led all comers, with a few notable surprises and snubs...

OscarEvery last one of the Oscars has been handed out, even those that go to all the geeky technical categories (in the words of one of the worst Oscar hosts in history, "Thank you nerds"). And we were there planted on the couch watching every last pitiful minute of it ...

Mad Max coming to Blu-rayMad Max, the sci-fi franchise that introduced Mel Gibson to the world, will come together for the first time as a Blu-ray collection when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment debuts the Mad Max Trilogy on June 4th ...

Rise of the Guardians flopSaying it's the hardest thing they've ever had to do, DreamWorks studio exec, Jeffrey Katzenberg announced yesterday that the studio is not only going against company culture by furloughing 350 employees, but is in the midst of a complete restructuring following the commercial failure ...

New Hammer Films Distribution DealMillennium Entertainment announced today that they will distribute titles from the Hammer library in the U.S.Established in 1934, Groundbreaking British film studio Hammer was instrumental in creating the horror genre and has delivered ...

Harold Lloyd's Safety Last restored for re-releaseLet the re-release buzz begin!  No, it’s not another Star Wars film needlessly prepped for 3D distribution.  This time we’re going way back and celebrating the 90th anniversary of a classic film.  Janus Films, the preeminent U.S. distributor of foreign and classic films, has ...

Chronicle 2 Despite recent talks to the contrary, it sounds like the sequel to the indie hit Chronicle is moving along nicely. Not that every surprise hit needs to be revisited, but as long as the major studios think so, it's always good news when a screenwriter and studio are on the same page. At least that's what they're telling us, anyway...

Star Trek Into DarknessDemand for tickets for the upcoming Star Trek release was so high, the current technology couldn't keep up, causing the British Film Institute's dedicated IMAX website to crash under the load. The inundated server probably sounded a lot like the Klingon cruiser crashing into ...

The Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary 3d ReleaseWarner Bros. are marking the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz in a way that's sure to please both the film's fans as well as home video enthusiasts. First up will be the release of a 3D remastered version of the film along with a return to the ...

Particle Fever PosterThe poster for the documentary Particle Fever almost makes it look like a sequel to The Ring. It’s a simple image of a circle in white and colored lines. The tagline doesn’t explain much, either: “With one switch, everything changes.” So what’s it about?...

Teen Beach MovieDisney has found the Next Big Thing. The Disney Channel’s Teen Beach Movie surpassed even High School Musical in ratings. So get ready to see more of Tanner, Rascal, Cheechee, Dopey and Grumpy (okay, maybe not the last two). When the blandly titled Teen Beach ...

Escape From TomorrowWhat have they done to Mickey Mouse? The poster for the indie film Escape from Tomorrow shows Mickey’s gloved hand reaching up, as blood drips from his fingers. Despite the use of Mickey and the familiar Disney font, the movie’s obviously not kid friendly ...

Army of DarknessAccording to "Ash" himself, Bruce Campbell says that, despite rumors to the contrary that have been buzzing around the web of late, a follow-up to the 1997 cult classic, Army of Darkness will not be happening. Fans may recall that last month Campbell was reported by  ...

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