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 public humiliation, the Grinch hatches upon on his supreme scheme to ruin the holidays.” (courtesy … Continue reading

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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 and film set for the man who’s cost effective prolific nature seems without end. The … Continue reading

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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 house around that didn’t have at least one genre project in the making. The first … Continue reading

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New Clip for ‘Season of the Witch’

Two new clips have been released courtesy of Colombia Pictures from their upcoming medieval swords and sorcery flick SEASON OF THE WITCH. The clip is a part of continuing “Making Of” journal that catalogs the creation of the film and features interviews with the stars of the movie. SEASON OF THE WITCH stars Nicolas Cage and Ron Howard and will hit theaters on January 7th 2011.

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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 something we already know. However, there’s some new updates regarding the several choices in actors … Continue reading

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Film Review: Willow (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: “In the dungeons of the castle of the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda, a prisoner gives birth to a child who, according to an ancient prophecy, will put an end to the reign of the Queen. A midwife saves the child from the wrath of Bavmorda, but is forced to throw her cradle in a river when reached by the Hounds of the Queen. The river brings the child near a village of Nelwyns, and … Continue reading

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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 cast—and the big star who’ll play [lead character] Roland Deschain—also has to appear in the TV series before returning to the second film. After that sequel is done, the TV series picks up again, this time focusing on Deschain as a young gunslinger. Those storylines … Continue reading

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