December 21, 2004
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Ricky Gervais rejects massive Hollywood pay deals

— Posted by Rodney

I like Ricky Gervais, he’s funnny, and despite a lot of the television series The Office making you laugh and squirm at almost the same moments, it was still one…

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December 21, 2004
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MPAA shuts down BitTorrent sites

— Posted by Rodney

More MPAA witch hunt madness with news that some of the major BitTorrent sites are shutting down for the first time due to legal action for copyright infringement. Last week…

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December 20, 2004
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Interview with Chris Weitz gives truth on His Dark Materials

— Posted by Rodney

I popped by a friends house in the northern reaches of Scotland at the weekend and happened upon a copy of Philip Pullman’s Northern Lights. I quickly asked him what…

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December 20, 2004
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The 7 Movies Up For The Visual Effects Oscar

— Posted by John Campea

The seven movies listed are are going to be reduced to 3 on January 25th when all Oscar finalists are announced, but for now, the debate can begin. I like…

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December 20, 2004
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Spawn creator Todd McFarlane Forced Into Bankruptcy

— Posted by John Campea

I never liked Spawn… at all. I thought it was an ok comic book at best, but the movie and tv show just sucked huge eggs. However, I’ve always liked…

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December 20, 2004
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Babylon 5 The Movie Already Has Some Casting Controversy

— Posted by John Campea

I was personally never that big on the Babylon 5 serise, but I know a lot of you out there were, hence many happy fans when it was announced that…

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December 20, 2004
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VFXBlog interviews John Campea

— Posted by John Campea

Just a heads up for any of you that are interested (all 2 of you… thanks mom and dad), VFXBlog (an Austrailian blog dedicated to the art of Visual Effects)…

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December 19, 2004
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Video Game Industry Bigger Than Hollywood

— Posted by John Campea

In a year that has seen several “blockbusters” released in the Video Game Market like Doom 3, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Half-Life 2, and the grand daddy of them…

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December 18, 2004
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Trailer for The Weatherman with Nicolas Cage

— Posted by Rodney

Now there’s something that just tickled my interest, the trailer for The Weather Man. It looked to me like it was travelling the road of mid-life crisis man tries to…

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December 17, 2004
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Gollum diagnosed by London Students

— Posted by Rodney

I can hardly believe this, and it deserves a post for the pure laughing involved. According to Reuters, students at the University College London have analysed the character of Gollum…

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December 17, 2004
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David Goyer to write and direct The Flash for DC

— Posted by Rodney

So David Goyer is out of the Blade franchise? Well superb I hear most of you say…okay so I heard the voices in my head, don’t section me please. Goyer…

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December 17, 2004
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Marlon Brando to be digitally recreated in The Godfather videogame

— Posted by Rodney

So now the video film relationship is definitely a two way street. the Guardian has just announced that The Godfather movie is being made into a videogame, and will star…

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December 17, 2004
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WETA Working on Effects For Ledgend Of Zorro

— Posted by John Campea

Having worked in a visual effects studio for a few years, I like posting about the industry every once in a while. The amazing shop known as WETA, the effects…

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December 17, 2004
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AFI’s Top Ten

— Posted by John Campea

I generally like all the stuff that the American Film Institute does. The organization just put out their list for the 10 best films of 2004, although they didn’t have…

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December 17, 2004
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Blade 4

— Posted by John Campea

Well kiddies, my utter contempt for the mess known as Blade Trinity has been well documented on the pages of The Movie Blog recently. However, I must admit that this…

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December 17, 2004
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Million Dollar Baby Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

I know that this may sound like a contradiction in terms, but one film that is quietly starting to build up a lot of possible Oscar buzz is Clint Eastwood’s…

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December 17, 2004
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DC Film Critic Association Awards

— Posted by John Campea

Next up in the never ending groups and associations to hand out film awards is The Washington, DC Area Film Critics Association. This obviously may prompt the question “Just how…

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December 17, 2004
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Paramount gives Splinter Cell a Director

— Posted by Rodney

…and they just keep coming. Paramount has the rights to direct the videogame Splinter Cell, which will be directed by Peter Berg. Coming Soon have the story. Variety says Berg…

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