Johnny Depp offered Willy Wonka role Johnny Depp has been offered the role of Willy Wonka in director Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a Warner Bros. remake of Mel Stuart’s 1971 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. This will be the third reteaming for Depp and Burton, who … [Read More]
GRINDing to a complete halt In the midst of the great blackout, it seems that most people “forgot” to buy their tickets for the epic skateboarding adventure Grind. The film chronicles a group of young skaters following their favorite skater star on his tour in an attempt to get noticed … [Read More]
Tuesday Top Ten Wow, I almost forgot all about the Tuesday Top Ten today. I shudder to think what it would mean to my public if I were to neglect my self-appointed duties, even for a day. If I know internet readers, and I think I do, you’d all turn … [Read More]
New/Newish Movies Ya Might Wanna See. Well folks, don’t say we don’t look out for you. I spend a little too much time browsing through what’s coming up in movies, and I’ve selected a number of trailers that look quite promising. There’s no order here, these have just stood out … [Read More]
From ‘the Passion’ to Luther I don’t know if one movie inspired the idea for the other, but knowing the story behind this, I’m actually surprised that no one has shot a movie about it yet. Click here for the trailer of “Luther”. At the very least, I would’ve figured … [Read More]
Hot? Yes. Is Brittany Murphy talented? No. My first real exposure to Brittany Murphy was in the thriller Don’t Say A Word with Michael Douglas. The movie didn’t thrill, and one of the main reasons for the minor failure was Murphy being in a role that was just over her … [Read More]
Today’s Lesson It’s very tricky trying to watch my movies with the power off.
Freddy vs. Jason. Too little too late? Ok I admit it. I’m looking forward to Freddy vs. Jason tomorrow. To be brutally honest I’m almost giddy. I’ve been waiting almost 15 years for this film. I remember as a kid talking with my friends about how cool it would be … [Read More]
MY outcomes Ah, picking the winners in imaginary fights. Every geeks pastime including sports geeks and book geeks. I enjoy this so much that I hereby decree Thursday to be imaginary matchup day. Every thursday, John, Dave or myself will post an imaginary matchup, and then the other two can … [Read More]
Let the main event begin To commemorate the opening of Freddy vs Jason tomorrow, I thought it would be fun to imagine the outcome of a few other movie dream matches. Tell me what you think the results would be in the comments section below. Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) vs. Major … [Read More]
Peter Jackson + King Kong = Ka-Ching! While I’m not totally convinced of the need to remake King Kong, it is nice to see Peter JAckson get some recognition as a first-class film maker. What am I talking about? Check out www.scifi.com for more.