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Film Review: Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood. REVIEW: If your a fan of cinema, horror, and quirky B-grade films, then the name “Roger Corman” should be plenty familiar. His credits deem quite impressive with 100’s of films to his directing name. You would think that life is one continual production ...

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Film Review: How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: “Rejected by the Whos as a child and living in spiteful seclusion for most of his life, the Grinch has always hated the citizens of Whoville. That especially goes for Christmas with the Whos noise, phony sentiment and wasteful materialism. When little Cindy Lou Who’s attempt to transcend the festivities’ empty commercialism by inviting the Grinch ends with his ...

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Key Genre Films 1980s

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How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production ...

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Ron Howard Discusses Who Could Play Roland in the ‘Dark Tower’

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Ron Howard was quite the busy bee last week after doing several interviews and talking about his latest project he’ll be directing in bringing Stephen King’s The Dark Tower book series to life on the big screen as a live-adaptation. In these interviews, he’s mentioned that the Dark Tower will stretch across three films and a television series, which is ...

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Dark Tower Series: Ron Howard in the directors chair

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Deadline states: The plan is to start with the feature film, and then create a bridge to the second feature with a season of TV episodes That means the feature castβ€”and the big star who’ll play [lead character] Roland Deschainβ€”also has to appear in the TV series before returning to the second film. After that sequel is done, the TV ...

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