There’s a grand cinematic tradition of people getting slapped in the face.
You’ve probably been anticipating the news of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival’s first all-around bad movie, with reports of mass walkouts and ritual suicide.
The 2011 Academy Award nominations have been announced, and while I agree with most of the choices, I can’t help but notice a few talented individuals seem to have gotten snubbed.
It appears that Fox Searchlight has discovered a new way to churn out remakes – start remaking documentaries.
Emma Watson is running around with fake-Harry Potter Percy Jackson. Untrustworthy witch!
If you’re living in the United States, you may have never heard of Canada’s flagship superhero, Captain Canuck. Well, if certain parties pledging allegiance to our northerly neighbors are to be believed, that might be about to change.
It’s really just a thrill to be nominated. Unless you’re M. Night Shyamalan. Then it’s a miracle.
It almost seems like Hollywood is running out of ideas…
Even the Nordic demi-god can’t fathom the scale of this film.
It sounds like the unholy child of ‘Step By Step’ and ‘Fight Club.’
James Franco is in talks to play opposite Kate Hudson in the ‘Deep Throat’ star’s biopic, because he needs more roles to cement his status as Hollywood’s leading manwhore.
Also up for auction were cars driven by Evel Knievel, Alice Cooper and Elvis. The theme of the auction must have been “Big In The 70s.”
Prolific producer Roger Corman, who will have completed a film by the time you finish reading this sentence, is creating another movie monster for you to kind of like ironically.
Princess Leia is now the spokesperson, along with Valerie Bertinelli, for Jenny Craig.
I certainly hope that he’s successful in his endeavor. But the idea that what Smith is trying to do is somehow applicable to small, independent filmmakers is complete nonsense.
Bon Jovi and Seth Meyers, the two most lauded actors of our generation, are set to join the cast of Garry Marshall’s New Year’s Eve.
While speaking at something geeky recently, Sean Parker revealed that ‘The Social Network’ isn’t very factual. We kinda figured that out when they cast Timberlake to play him.
A longtime producer of Sam Raimi films has stirred the pot among Evil Dead fanboys by saying that Raimi is considering overseeing a remake of the original by a young director.
When a career spans more than four decades, even the best and the brightest are bound to make some awful films.
Chase has hired Gandolfini to star in Twylight Zones, a film that will test the actor’s range by forcing him to play an Italian-American father in New Jersey
‘Moon’ helped rocket Duncan Jones to the top of many best director lists. It was only natural that the offers would come rolling in. Including offers that Jones was too plain chicken to accept.
It’s been reported in the past that director Spike Lee was working on a full-length drama (or, “joint”) entitled Brooklyn Loves MJ. Well now, according to The Playlist, the movie is “not happening.”
With the possible completion and release of Orson Welles’ The Other Side of the Wind 40 years after principal photography in 1972, one could say that Welles is the 2Pac of cinema.
It turns out we’re probably not going to see any more ‘Matrix’ movies after all. Darn it?
Matthew Weiner hasn’t begun work on the fifth season of “Mad Men.”
The Paul Rudd-starring comedy My Idiot Brother sold for a cool $7 million, with plans for not only a wide release, but $15 million devoted to marketing.
Because we can never have enough movies about men flying around dressed like Chinese knock-offs of Iron Man, you’ll be happy to know that a War Machine spin-off is in the works.
Natalie Portman lands a prestigious honor.
Kevin Smith is going to turn a profit on his new film Red State on his own terms. The director is taking his film on the road in the coming months, screening it in several cities before its official release date in October.
The awards that celebrate that absolute worst in cinema are coming soon, and 2010 was a real banner year for cinematic excrement. Hollywood really outdid itself this year!