For those of you who have been waiting with an open excel table for the Toronto Internation Film Festival schedule to come out – well today is the day. It’s pretty easy to use and is now making me realize how much free time I’m not going to have from … [Read More]
As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the genre of romantic comedies is not exactly my favorite style of film to catch on a Friday night. However, every once in a while a decent one comes along that provides you with a good time perhaps despite itself. Wimbledon has shaped up … [Read More]
Comic writer Mark Millar says so and he’s a whole lot better connected than I am. If it’s true, I like it.
There was a time when Tsui Hark’s name was enough to get me to drop good coin on a new film. Between his role as producer of most of John Woo’s best work and his stint directing the classic Once Upon a Time in China films Hark was, justifiably, a … [Read More]
According to the Hollywood Reporter that horrific Garfield movie is currently the number one movie at the international box office. First David Hasselhoff, now Garfield. Stop it. Now.
There have been casting and effects rumors floating around the live action adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia for a little while now, but now that things are firming up the powers that be have shipped out a detailed press release with all the gritty details. And, yes, … [Read More]
While he’s not generally my first choice in local film reviewers the Toronto Sun’s Bruce Kirkland does come up with an article that bears mention from time to time. And this is one of those times. Kirkland’s weekly DVD review column is this week completely consumed by a lengthy diatribe … [Read More]
… Yeah.. but, who really cares anyway? I sure don’t. Forget I said anything.
Just thought I’d point out that Boxofficemojo.com has quoted Amanda Lundberg, Head of Miramax’s Worldwide Relations giving the official reason why they handled the “Hero” release the way they did. Ready? Here it is: “We wanted to get some distance from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. We didn’t want to go … [Read More]
So I mentioned back on Friday that Nick and I had been roaming the big sci-fi / horror / anime / comic convention prior to going to catch Hero and promised to post some pics. Well, here they are.
Whee! Monster Zero has posted links to some footage from the Ryuhei Kitamura directed Godzilla: Final Wars! They’re careful to point out that this is not an official trailer, but rather footage compiled for a TV spot and that the post-production is nowhere near complete but it looks pretty good … [Read More]
Nothing really there yet but it makes me happy to see that the North American website for Ong Bak is now live … just a little more than two months until we get Tony Jaa in all his big-screen glory …