Quick Cuts: The Hobbit, The Heretic, Taking Woodstock

Though it was seemingly inevitable — despite many, many hurdles — Variety has announced that Guillermo del Toro has officially signed on to direct the New Line-MGM feature The Hobbit, as well as its sequel. The films will be produced by Lord of the Rings producers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh back-to-back over the next four years […]

Posted on April 24, 2008 at 17:29 by JasonS@MovieMakeout · Permalink · One Comment
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Trailer Watch: Blindness, Hellboy II

The teaser trailer for City of God director Fernando Mereilles’ adaptation of the Jose Saramago novel Blindness is up at MSN Video. It’s tough to tell if it will be brilliant, like City of God (which probably deserved five stars in my review, in hindsight), or slick but stupid like the well-meaning Constant Gardener, but […]

Posted on April 4, 2008 at 09:45 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Special effects articles round-up

When I was a kid, I would eat up “making of” TV shows and special effects-related shows like the Leonard Nimoy-hosts Lights, Camera, Action. One for The Dark Crystal that appeared on HBO — and now on most of the DVD editions — left a huge impression on me, particularly sequences with Brian Froud drawing […]

Posted on February 8, 2008 at 10:58 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · Comments Closed
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