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 ...

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...

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It appears Michael Bay has set off yet another explosion, but this time it's not of the incendiary type. Fans of the '80s inspired comic-book-to-TV-to-movie series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles became incensed last week when word got out that the braintrust (led by producer Michael Bay) ...

Leprechaun franchise rebootJust in time to erin go a little braugh, Lionsgate and WWE (yes, that's the wrestling outfit) recently announced a movie production deal to share costs on a pair of movies, one of which is said to be a reboot of the Leprechaun franchise. Though we need ...

Ultimate Marvel MarathonLooks like May 3rd is shaping up to be the Marvel Comics doomsday as AMC Theaters is cooking up the Ultimate Marvel Marathon in which the studio will screen six epic Marvel movies back-to-back leading up to the midnight screening of The Avengers 3D. The night won't be cheap though, with tickets ...

Man sues movie chain over high priced snacks

Sick and tired of outrageous movie snack prices? Apparently, so is Joshua Thompson, a Detroit area man who was so incensed at the $8 he had to shell out recently for a box of Goobers and cup of soda, that he decided to let the legal system take up ...

Horror trailers ruin Puss in BootsWhat could be more frightening to a parent than having to attend a crowded Puss in Boots screening chock full of sugar-fed, over-caffeinated children? Explaining to them that there's not really such a thing as a motorcycle rider whose head explodes into flames and that lady ...

The Adventures of Tintin - poster and trailerIf you haven't had a chance to catch The Adventures of Tintin yet (apparently most of you haven't), there's still a bit of time to see the Oscar nominated film as it finishes out its theatrical run in the States. Coming from the pages of Belgian artist ...

BitTorrent logoConventional wisdom holds that the growing world popularity of the BitTorrent peer-to-peer file sharing protocol since its inception in 2003, is the main culprit in the slumping U.S. movie box office. And that assumption, bolstered by the incessant harping from the movie studios about their struggle...

Pirates: The Band of Misfits trailerAardman Animations, the outfit behind many recent stop-motion "clay-mation" films such as Chicken Run, the Wallace & Gromit series, Flushed Away, and most recently, Arthur Christmas, is coming under fire for a scene from its upcoming animated 3D film...

Just one short day after settling the lawsuit that had held up production of the much talked about remake of The Crow, Relativity Media have aThe Crow Sequel Newsnnounced that F. Javier Gutierrez has been brought on board to direct the ...

Bridesmaids - Movie ReviewFinally, the kind of movie sequel news we like to hear. Not typically a practitioner of the "discretion is the better part of valor" ideology, Hollywood is showing a bit of unexpected bravery with word coming down that Kristen Wiig et. al. are taking a pass on ...

Star Trek production underwaySequels have always had a lot of pressure behind them.  To add to that pressure, it’s a sequel from a rebooted, iconic TV and movie franchise with an almost cult-like following.  That’s right, Star Trek 2 is on its way.  J.J. Abrams (Super 8) brought the Enterprise back to the final frontier over two years ago complete ...

george Lucas Red tailsThis weekend marks the release of the long-gestating George Lucas passion project Red Tails, a biopic of sorts about the Tuskeegee airmen who battled racism to fly fighter planes for their country during WWII. The film itself has been through its own uphill battle to see the light of day in theaters...

CarrieYet another brilliant horror film of the past will succumb to the filthy Hollywood remake machine when the Brian DePalma/Sissy Spacek high school bullying classic Carrie gets a revisit, this time by MGM and Screen Gems. The Carrie project was first hinted at last Spring when it was reported...

Lilyhammer begins February 6th on NetflixNetflix's movement to become a legitimate playing in the original programming arena takes another step forward this February when its original series Lilyhammer will hit the internet. We first learned of Lilyhammer back in October when Chief Content Officer Ted Serandos sat down at MIPCOM and announced ...

Paramount PicturesParamount Pictures had the best movies of 2011. That is, if big box office take equals "best." With a huge slate of financially successful films released throughout last year, including Michael Bay's mega-hit Transformers film, the relaunch of the Mission: Impossible franchise, and its first original ...

The Best movies of 2011As the curtain falls on the 2011 movie season, it's not only time to reflect back upon all the salted pretzels eaten, the gallons of soda chugged, and the tubs of artery-clogging gelatinous goo (posing as hot butter) poured over calorie-loaded coconut-oil-cooked popcorn, but it's also the...

The MunstersNBC is reviving the classic '60s comedy The Munsters and will present it as a weekly comedy/drama. Bryan Fuller of Pushing Daisies fame has written the story loosely based on the original but with a modern twist, while Bryan Singer (Superman Returns) will produce and direct the pilot...

The DescendantsThe Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, of which we are a proud member, voted the comedy-drama THE DESCENDANTS as the best film of 2011, according to the results of its 18th annual critics’ poll released today. Rounding out the ...

24 movie adaptationThough Tony Scott is no longer attached to the film, the folks over at 20th Century Fox are reportedly ready to pull the trigger on the oft-rumored 24 big screen adaptation. Rumors began popping up earlier this year about the return of Jack Bauer in a big theatrical tent-pole film version of the...

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.Although several The Man From U.N.C.L.E. adaptation attempts have come and gone through recent years, none was closer to coming to fruition than Steven Soderbergh's vision which was to begin taking shape in the form of a production schedule beginning in March of next year. But now, even this one has been officially mothballed due to ...

Where in the world is Carmen San DiegoThough Walden Media is currently saying that Jennifer Lopez is only set to produce the Where in the World is Carmen San Diego? big screen adaptation, experience tells us it will only be a matter of days or weeks until the story is revised to report that Jenny from the Block will don ...

Daniel CraigBond is back for the 23rd installment of the franchise.  Sony/Columbia has Skyfall scheduled to be released in November 2012 coinciding with the series’ 50th anniversary.  Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes (Away We Go) will be directing his first James Bond film, which starts...

Blu-ray logoThanks to an increased appetite for HD - as well as a larger availability of cheaper Hi-def televisions - Americans spent about 5% more on home video during the third quarter over the same period last year. This represents the first increase since early 2008.Though the increase could be a ...

Ben Affleck Matt DamonBen Affleck (The Town) and Matt Damon (Contagion) are rumored to reunite for their first collaboration since their first feature film, Good Will Hunting. The duo are seeking to do a biopic on New England ganster Whitey Bulger, Boston’s most notorious ganster. The project is part of a new deal to revamp the team’s...

Wiseguy 1980s TVThe attempted revival of 80s TV continues with the recent report that Stephen J. Cannell's series Wiseguy is coming back as a contemporary take on the disgraced former cop who cuts a deal to work undercover for time off his sentence. The series, ...

Warner Bros video vaultMimicking the home video embargo strategy utilized for years by Disney whereby popular films are pulled from the market and placed in the Disney Vault, Reuters is reporting that Warner Bros. has announced it will remove all its Harry Potter DVDs and Blu-ray discs from ...

Blu-rayLess than stellar DVD sales have continued to drag the home video market down in 2011, but a strong showing from X-Men: First Class, Thor, and The Star Wars Saga on the blu-ray format, have prompted a 156% surge in  ...

AvatarSpeaking at MIPCOM recently in Cannes, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos suggested his company looks at what people are pirating in different parts of the world to help figure out what titles to license for for that region. An ...

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