One thing you’ll notice when you see True Grit is that the dialogue is a little different. Obviously they don’t talk like OMG, WTF in the Old West, but it’s different than even the Clint Eastwood and John Wayne westerns.
Damian Lewis has been cast in Showtime’s “Homeland” as a soldier who returns home after ten years in Iraqi prison. He’ll star opposite the totally-believable-as-a-CIA-agent Claire Danes, who will be playing a CIA agent.
Director Zhang Yimou, the man behind China’s opening ceremonies at the 2008 Olympic Games and Hero starring Jet Li, cast Bale after he was impressed with the actor’s knowledge of the so-called “Rape of Nanjing.”
The good news just keeps on coming for James Cameron. Not only has Avatar grossed over $2.7 billion, it also holds the title of most pirated film of 2010 with 16.5 million illegal downloads.
Whether you believe in The Madden Curse or roll your eyes at it, you have something new to roll your eyes at– Madden Curse: The Movie.
Many people like to bitch and moan about Brown’s work just because it’s “clichéd” and “poorly written.” Those people need to chill the hell out. What’s the harm? It’s just mindless fun, like having sex with a coma patient.
Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has been banned from filmmaking for twenty years. Harsh. It’s not like he directed Yogi Bear.
So while most Americans are struggling to make ends meet this holiday season, Morgan is out there buying new organs. Typical Hollywood.
Despite the belief that they would clean their room and eat all of their vegetables like a good animation house, Pixar isn’t ready to put their toys away just yet.
The Weinstein Co. is off-setting the casting of Sarah Jessica Parker in I Don’t Know How She Does It by jamming this thing full with nerd-crushes. “Mad Men’s” Christina Hendricks and “The Daily Show’s” Olivia Munn have agreed to distract the audience in the new romantic comedy.
To celebrate the release of And Soon The Darkness on DVD and Blu-ray December 28th, we’re giving away a DVD prize pack that includes And Soon The Darkness, The Disappearance of Alice Creed, The Crazies, and Frozen.
File this under “Ugh.” McG and Breck Eisner are actually battling it out over who GETS to direct the big screen adaptation of Ouija. That’s right. They’re both willingly going out for the project.
Appearing in a slew of upcoming films that range from “meh” to “yeah, okay maybe,” Alex Pettyfer is rising through the ranks. And now his transformation into Paul Walker is nearly complete.
Actor Sam Worthington has pulled a Shia LaBeouf by trashing his recent film, Clash of the Titans. But don’t worry! The upcoming sequel, Wrath of the Titans, won’t suck my tiny, three-inch cyclops.
H.R. Giger, the artist who designed the original Xenomorph, is on board for Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel. Not only that, but the prequel will be shot in 3D, and will probably be stretched into two films.
Matthew Senreich comments on the latest batch of Star Wars jokes and gives us a preview of the show’s fifth season.
We don’t always agree on the happenings in the entertainment industry and we like to make our beefs public. The givers in Gremlins and Child’s Play had no idea a mogwai and Chucky Doll would turn into such crappy Christmas gifts, but which would be worse to find under the tree? Fight!
Between “Freaks & Geeks” and “Undeclared,” Judd Apatow launched the careers of a lot of dudes. Now, all those dudes are going to be reunited onstage for PaleyFest 2011.
This is a touchy subject whenever I bring it up around here, but “Dexter” is an uneven show. Now, Scott Buck is ready to wash the turd-like taste of Season Five out of our mouths.
Rosario Dawson and Lynn Collins both want to be a part of Channing’s ten year high school reunion. The film’s basically a modern day remake of The Big Chill, which means they’ll be dancing to “Livin’ La Vida Loca” on MP3 instead of “Heard It Through the Grapevine” on vinyl.
The West ain’t as wild as it used to be, but all it takes is a couple of guns, a few pretty girls, and a heavy dose of hell bent vendetta to change all that.
Looks like Eric Bana won’t have a chance to play with his Christmas toys. He’s just signed on to a new crime thriller and has his eye on the presidency for another role.
As it turns out, Huston is the grandson of famed director John Huston, and the nephew of actress Angelica Huston. Looking back, the resemblance is uncanny. You can really see it in his eye.
Good news for Arcade Fire. Spike Jonze is re-teaming with Charlie Kaufman for a secret project.
Having already conquered the skies, the battlefield, the deep south, Las Vegas, and the bedroom of every woman he has ever desired, there is only one place left for George Clooney to go: Outer effing space. Ah crap, he’s been there too.
Did my admiration for ‘A Christmas Story’ grow even stronger, or did the compounding monotony of each subsequent viewing slowly strain my will to live? See for yourself by reading the detailed notes of my social experiment.
Duncan Jones’s second feature, Source Code, will open the 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW if you’re cool) Film Festival in Austin, TX on March 11.
Pink Panther creator Blake Edwards passed away today at the age of 88.
Jim Carrey was spotted on the set of Mr. Popper’s Penguins in New York City’s Central Park canoodling with none other than two penguins. He seems to be thoroughly unimpressed with their presence.
The revelation that Mel Gibson is crazy-crazy and not just Hollywood crazy, shot a considerable amount of holes in his image. And while that was pretty hilarious, it also left us worried. What would become of The Beaver?