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RIP Michael Clarke Duncan

A big man, a great actor and a lot of feeling. That’s what you got from seeing Michael Clarke Duncan on screen. The man seemed friendly and genuine, though often playing sinister and deadly. He leaves behind a great legacy, having been nominated for an Academy Award for The Green Mile and cultivating friendships throughout […]

Posted on September 3, 2012 at 21:26 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Joss Whedon to work on S.H.I.E.L.D television series

Well, Disney and Marvel certainly don’t let grass grow under their feet. According to Deadline, ABC Studios has put in an order for a live-action pilot about S.H.I.E.L.D, the spy organization portrayed in the various Avengers films. Making things even a little more nerdtastic, Avengers-director Joss Whedon has signed on to write, and potentially direct, […]

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 23:01 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: On The Road and ‘Why haven’t you read Cloud Atlas yet?’

On The Road is a classic. Possibly the defining book of the Beat era, Jack Kerouac’s semi-autobiographical novel is an excellent view into what being a young, bohemian writer has stereotypically become for generations of English majors. And Walter Salles (Director Dark Water, Paris je t’aime) has adapted it with arguably one of the most […]

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 17:45 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: Ang Lee wants another Oscar

Life of Pi has had a rocky road to production. Considered a difficult project to put on screen, it was briefly considered by M. Night Shyamylan. Thankfully, though, Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee has picked it up for his next film, and it looks to be the rare creature that will actually benefit from 3D. […]

Posted on July 26, 2012 at 15:56 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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DC unlikely to make new movies until 2015

Next Friday’s The Dark Knight Rises and next year’s Man of Steel will likely be the last time we’ll see DC characters on the big screen for a while. According to the LA Times, director Christopher Nolan, who is ending his run on Batman next week, has declined to take a production role on a […]

Posted on July 12, 2012 at 12:30 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Christopher Nolan honored by Grauman’s Chinese Theater

Grauman’s Chinese Theater, one of the most famous locations in Hollywood, has a front courtyard famous for its cement prints and signatures of actors and those otherwise involved in show business. Until this month, there were only 7 directors memorialized there. Now, Christopher Nolan has joined them, becoming the youngest at 41 to join this […]

Posted on July 9, 2012 at 05:32 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: What Kill Bill Part 3 would look like: The Man with the Iron Fists

It’s sort of amazing that chessmaster cum martial artist cum rapper The RZA hasn’t made a foray into film before now. His love of martial arts is obvious to anyone who’s ever looked or hell, even heard the name of, rap group Wu Tang Clan. But now, he’s making his first foray into film directing, […]

Posted on July 5, 2012 at 14:58 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Edgar Wright directs an Ant-Man Test Reel

Well, it’s a start right? According to a Hollywood Reporter exclusive, Edgar Wright has finished shooting an Ant-Man test reel. While not a full movie, hopefully this will lead to production on the film we’ve been dying to see for a bit now. Marvel has a 2014 slot open, and while rumors are that it […]

Posted on June 28, 2012 at 20:21 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Quick Cuts: TMNT enter development hell, Lone Ranger gets a bigger budget and more

Michael Bay’s fan-maligned Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles remake has been shot down by Paramount, at least for the time being. It’s been pushed back until Summer 2014, due to issues with the script. Apparently, no one thought a reboot in which the TURTLES are aliens was an issue, but are learning that now. (Source: Vulture) […]

Jean Dujardin in talks with Scorsese

The Artist was almost guaranteed to open doors for its cast, and it has already opened a big one for Oscar-winner Jean Dujardin. According to Variety, Dujardin is in talks with Martin Scorsese to star in the upcoming The Wolf of Wall Street. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill, the film is the adapted memoirs […]

Posted on June 14, 2012 at 17:22 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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