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SHOCKER: New De Palma Film Features Intrigue, Beautiful Women
Wednesday, January 26 by

Brian De Palma, legendary director of ‘Body Double’, ‘Scarface’, and ‘Carrie’, has signed on to direct ‘Passion’, a remake of last year’s foreign film ‘Crime d’amour’.

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NBC Wants To Be Funny, And Not In A Pitiful Way
Wednesday, January 26 by

NBC decided to pick up four comedy pilots from established comedians that actually have decent premises.

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The Ultimate Jason Statham Movie Quiz
Wednesday, January 26 by

I made this quiz as a sign of my undying love for the British action star. How much do I love him? Well, let’s just say that when I sit and daydream about having sex with beautiful women, I always picture myself as Jason Statham.

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John Travolta Up For The Teflon Don
Wednesday, January 26 by

Ready the bronzer. John Travolta is the front runner to offend the Gotti family by portraying patriarch John in the upcoming biopic about the famed mafia don.

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Will Smith And Jay-Z Make Willow An Orphan
Wednesday, January 26 by

The multimillionaires are forming an unholy union that would put Smith’s hair-whipping daughter in a ‘re-imagining’ of the musical ‘Annie’.

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One Project, Three Movies, Two Miniseries: ‘Dark Towers’ Casting Saga
Wednesday, January 26 by

Just because Ron Howard wants you to do something doesn’t mean you have to do it.

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‘Prometheus’ To Be A Summer Behemoth Instead Of A Spring Behemoth
Wednesday, January 26 by

‘Prometheus’ is getting a summer 2012 release.

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Aretha Franklin Wants Halle Berry For Biopic, Has Terrible Eyesight
Wednesday, January 26 by

Halle Berry recently passed up the role of Aretha Franklin in her forthcoming biopic. But, much like she does with Burger King’s strict No Refills policy, the diva is not taking no for an answer.

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Harvey Weinstein Wants To Clean Up ‘The King’s Speech’
Wednesday, January 26 by

In order to convert the Oscar buzz surrounding ‘The King’s Speech’ into sweet money money money, executive producer Harvey Weinstein wants to tone down the film’s naughty language.

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Mark Webber Pulls A Will Smith
Wednesday, January 26 by

Actor/director Mark Webber is gearing up to helm his second indie film, a touching love letter to the bond that exists between a father and son, in which he’s casting his real-life toddler. Classic Hollywood nepotism.

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Edgar Allan Poe Is So Hot Right Now
Wednesday, January 26 by

John Cusack won’t be the only one rocking nineteenth century facial hair. ABC has ordered the pilot “Poe,” a series that depicts Edgar Allan Poe as a nineteenth century sleuth. Probably with nice abs.

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Naomi Watts Greatly Increases Boob Count Of ‘J. Edgar’ Cast
Tuesday, January 25 by

Also increased: the chances for an explicit lesbian sex scene.

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3D Is Bad For Your Brain Because Roger Ebert Says So
Tuesday, January 25 by

Critic Roger Ebert sticks his downward thumb right into the audience, saying it’s stupid to pay top dollar for movies designed to give you a headache.

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Emile Hirsch In For ‘The Motel Life.’ Next Up: Everyone Else
Tuesday, January 25 by

The first piece of The Motel Life has been identified. That piece would be Emile Hirsch, and what a fine piece he is.

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‘Hunger Games’ Gets A Kick-Off Date
Tuesday, January 25 by

Lace up your whatever you need to lace up to play a game of survival.

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It’s Official: James Franco Doing Everything Ever
Tuesday, January 25 by

Busy beaver James Franco is directing ‘As I Lay Dying.’ Believe it or not, he’s not playing every role in the film.

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‘Hanna’ and ‘Source Code’ Drop Some Posters On Us
Tuesday, January 25 by

‘Source Code’ and ‘Hanna’ marketing departments get all visual up in this piece.

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Vin Diesel Will Start A ‘Furious’ Trilogy Whenever He Pleases, Thank You
Tuesday, January 25 by

Vin Diesel has no problem starting a trilogy in the fourth installment of a franchise.

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The World Depends On You For A ‘Con Air’ Sequel, Nic Cage
Tuesday, January 25 by

How can anyone dislike ‘Con Air’? The explosions…huge. The concept… ridiculous. The hairpieces… outlandish. The dialogue… terrible. In other words, it was really, really awesome.

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‘Saw: The Final Chapter’ Contest Winners!
Tuesday, January 25 by

And the winners are…

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10 Truthful Oscar Nominee Reactions
Tuesday, January 25 by

This isn’t the Golden Globes, people. This is the Academy Awards (a.k.a. the real deal). But just because the awards are real doesn’t mean the reactions from the nominees will be. That’s why we’ve spent all morning running said reactions through our patented B.S. translator.

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Watch 7 Minutes Of People Getting Slapped In The Face
Tuesday, January 25 by

There’s a grand cinematic tradition of people getting slapped in the face.

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Sundance 2011 Detonates Its First Bomb
Tuesday, January 25 by

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.

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The Biggest Oscar Disses
Tuesday, January 25 by

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.

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Fox Searchlight To Remake ‘Bengali Detective’ Documentary. Uh, What?
Tuesday, January 25 by

It appears that Fox Searchlight has discovered a new way to churn out remakes – start remaking documentaries.

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Emma Watson Befriends A Creepy Snail Mail Stalker
Tuesday, January 25 by

Emma Watson is running around with fake-Harry Potter Percy Jackson. Untrustworthy witch!

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‘Captain Canuck’ May Be A Movie That Americans Can Feel Perversely Superior To
Tuesday, January 25 by

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.

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2011 Oscar Noms Are Here!
Tuesday, January 25 by

It’s really just a thrill to be nominated. Unless you’re M. Night Shyamalan. Then it’s a miracle.

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Haha. They’re Making ‘Twilight’ With Dragons Now.
Tuesday, January 25 by

It almost seems like Hollywood is running out of ideas…

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‘Thor’ Star Chris Hemsworth Read ‘The Avengers’ Script, Has Doubts
Monday, January 24 by

Even the Nordic demi-god can’t fathom the scale of this film.