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Trailer Watch: Wreck-It Ralph, Flight and Django Unchained

My apologies for the lack of updates this week, but just in time for the weekend, here’s a trio of trailers. Denzel Washington pretty much kills any role he’s in. And he does especially well in roles that put him up against seemingly insurmountable odds. And here’s another, with the first look at Flight. In […]

Quick Cuts: Fraggle Rock gains writers, Matthew Vaughn’s next project and more

This isn’t all that surprising after the success of last year’s The Muppets. The upcoming Fraggle Rock movie has picked up its writers in Jim Byrkit (co-writer, Rango) and Alex Manugian. The movie will be produced through The Jim Henson company. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter) Matthew Vaughn has picked up, using his own money, the […]

Posted on May 31, 2012 at 12:26 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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The Dark Knight Returns has a voice cast

Warner Brothers is adapting Frank Miller’s popular The Dark Knight Returns as an animated film (technically the second time, since the episode of The New Batman Adventures, “Legends of the Dark Knight”, had a TDKR sequence) and they’ve set their voice cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Peter Weller of Robocop will be our grizzled, […]

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 15:36 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch:Hyde Park on Hudson

Bill Murray is a great actor, there’s no denying that. And in the years that he’s stopped doing all but the quirkiest of comedies (see: Moonrise Kingdom or anything else by Wes Anderson), he’s had a lot of great roles. However, he’s only been nominated for only one Academy Award. But his new film has […]

Posted on May 20, 2012 at 21:16 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Avengers cost Manhattan $160 billion in damage, according to experts

Now that’s not what really happened, but an introduction to the best thing you’ve seen all week. The Hollywood Reporter hired a disaster-cost prediction firm, Kinetic Analysis Corporation, to estimate approximately how much damage was caused by the recent dust-up between our heroes, The Avengers, and Loki with his Chitauri army. By using computer models […]

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 20:53 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Final part of the Cornetto trilogy, The World’s End, to begin filming in September

Well, it’s been a few years but it looks like Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright are getting back together for the final part of their Cornetto (the ice cream briefly featured in both Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz) trilogy. According to Deadline, Wright has joined with Working Title for a September […]

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 16:21 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Quick Cuts: Directors

Disney has decided that it’s safe to continue betting on Brad Bird. The director, who broke away from animation for the recent Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol is returning to the Mouse House to do a script by Lost producer Damon Lindelof, 1952. Details are sparse on what the number refers to, but apparently Disney is […]

Posted on May 3, 2012 at 16:27 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Disney to read The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman, as prolific of an author as he is, has had very mixed success at the theater. Coraline did well, an early 3D success, and Stardust found an audience as well. However, original project Mirrormask, while visually arresting, and trapped-in-uncanny-valley Beowulf left a lot to be desired. But now, with the optioning of a […]

Posted on April 27, 2012 at 18:05 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Avengers? X-Men? Both, says Marvel President

Well, an interesting complication in the world of Marvel, regarding the debates over which studio owns what characters. HeyUGuys, a British media site, has posted an interview with Marvel’s President, Kevin Feige. While talking about the future of the world of Marvel, Feige mentioned a few characters that are potentially a problem, licensing wise: Quicksilver […]

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 18:57 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Belle & Sebastian’s God Help the Girl grabs Elle Fanning for supporting role

In 2009, Stuart Murdoch, the lead of indie rockers Belle & Sebastian put out a concept album called God Help the Girl. A soundtrack to a nonexistent movie, it tells the story of a pair of musicians in Glasgow, and the young American that they take under their wing. According to Variety, that young American […]

Posted on April 11, 2012 at 23:48 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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