Lincoln’s Movie Night: Elysium

Elysium Written & Directed by Neill Blomkamp Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, and Alice Braga Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout When a director has done only two major feature films, it’s difficult not to compare them, particularly if they fall in the same genre. When one was a breakout, […]

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 00:11 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Dead Island getting a movie but do the reviews justify it?

Well, earlier this year, we all saw the awesome trailer for Dead Island, the latest in zombie-devastating video-game goodness. It looked fantastic, was beautifully shot and had what appeared to be a great budget. When the game hit, while not terrible, it didn’t seem to live up to the hype. According to Deadline, this has […]

Posted on September 27, 2011 at 22:46 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Nothing Sacred, Nothing New: Universal starting work on new Scarface film

Well, three times lucky, I guess. Scarface is the name of two previous films, a 1932 classic and a 1983 classic. And now, according to Deadline, Universal is getting ready to update it again. Universal, alongside producers Marc Shmuger and Martin Bergman (Scarface-1983), have been meeting with screenwriters for the project which, it should be […]

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 12:41 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Diablo Cody to make her directorial debut

Well it looks like Diablo Cody will be going from writing snarky things to directing snarky things. According to Deadline, her latest script has been picked up by Mandate pictures. It’s a religious comedy entitled Lamb of God about “a young conservative religious woman who loses her faith after a plane crash. She decides to […]

Posted on June 29, 2011 at 22:26 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: The Woman in Black Teaser

Well, this, along with his current tour on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, puts to rest any worries that Daniel Radcliffe has to worry about his post-Harry Potter career. This creepy trailer for The Woman in Black doesn’t tell us much, but what we’re seeing is promisingly by-the-book Hammer. We’ve […]

Posted on April 11, 2011 at 22:18 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Strippable Cover: Author Anthony Horowitz confirms he’s writing the second Tintin film

So, I’m a relatively recent convert to the cult of Tintin. I discovered within the last three years, though I do remember watching episodes of the animated series on Nickelodeon, back when they aired amazing foreign cartoons such as the titular boy detective and David the Gnome. But the books somehow eluded me, and I’m […]

Posted on April 8, 2011 at 22:03 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Darren Aronofsky drops out of The Wolverine

What might have been… The Hollywood Reporter reports that Darren Aronofsky has left the director’s seat for The Wolverine. The film was not yet greenlit, but there were tentative plans to begin filming soon. However, as a fair portion of it was to be shot overseas in Japan, the director reportedly was “not comfortable being […]

Posted on March 17, 2011 at 13:28 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Razzie Awards announce their 2011 nominees

So the 2010 Razzie nominees are up, and while Michael Bay somehow missed out on making the list (mostly because he didn’t direct a film this year), there are plenty of sequels and nominees on the list. While this writer hasn’t seen too many of them, the addition of a new ‘Worst use of eye-gouging […]

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 22:47 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Trailer Watch Triple Threat: Your Highness Red Band, Green Lantern, and Cowboys and Aliens

Well, let’s jump right in. So remember when you heard that the guys behind Pineapple Express were doing a fantasy film? That it was a raunchy stoner comedy set in the Medieval period? Well, we’ve got our first look at Your Highness and it is just that. And it also looks all kinds of awesome […]

The Hobbit cast partially revealed

We’re heading back to Middle Earth, and a whole lot of people are coming with us. Over at Deadline, they’ve given us a general smorgasbord of actors who will be appearing in the upcoming Hobbit films. Martin Freeman (Hot Fuzz, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) has signed on, in a smart bit of casting, […]

Posted on October 23, 2010 at 13:56 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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