October 21, 2004
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More Thoughts On The Superman Casting

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been stunned by the feedback a lot of people have been giving the casting of Brandon Routh. Oh he’s too young (I’ve said that too), oh he’s not experienced…

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October 21, 2004
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Sadly Surprising Box Office Numbers

— Posted by Rodney

There are a couple of flicks out in the theaters right now that haven’t done NEARLY as well as I though they would (or as I thought they SHOULD have)….

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October 21, 2004
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New film portrays Satan as the Creator?!

— Posted by John Campea

According to the BBC Film update, Lars Von Trier is to make a new horror film called Antichrist. The way the BBC describe it is very intruiging… “It’s an audience…

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October 21, 2004
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Brando estate to copyright his image

— Posted by John Campea

Look at these facts and figures, Elvis earned $40m (√جø¬Ω22.3m) last year, Marilyn Monroe earned $7m from advertising in 1992. That’s amazing, and just to make sure we’re all together…

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October 21, 2004
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Politics and the movie business

— Posted by John Campea

The movie industry is just being filled with politics at the moment, and vice versa, a couple of stories really caught me the other day which show both sides of…

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October 21, 2004
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Keith Richards onboard for Pirates of the Caribbean 2

— Posted by John Campea

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October 20, 2004
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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

According to the good folks over at Cinescape, the wait for the new Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is upon us and will air ahead of The…

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October 20, 2004
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Team America: World Police Gets Slapped With Reality

— Posted by Rodney

Despite a fantastic marketing campaign, and moderately positive reviews, Team America: World Police had an very disappointing opening weekend. The film only managed to rake in a touch over $12…

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October 20, 2004
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Anthony Hopkins Is The World’s Fastest Indian

— Posted by Rodney

Anthony Hopkins is one of those actors that brings a measure of instant credibility to almost any movie he’s attached to (but even he couldn’t save Bad Company). Now Film…

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October 20, 2004
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Jackie Chan’s New Police Story Review

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been waiting for a good Jackie Chan movie for a few years now. I haven’t really liked anything he’s been in since the first Shanghai Noon (even though the…

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October 20, 2004
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9 Songs Gets Britsh Film Board Ok

— Posted by Rodney

It’s always an interesting conversation when one talks about nudity and sex and it’s relationship to “art”. Sometimes it is art… and sometimes it’s just smut that producers slap the…

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October 20, 2004
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Method acting going too far?

— Posted by John Campea

I was reading a story in the Independent regarding Christian Bales agressive weight loss for the film Machinist. Apparently he went from 184lbs to 121lbs (that’s 83kg to 55kg). Bale,…

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October 19, 2004
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The Final Cut Reviews – It’s Getting Cut To Pieces

— Posted by Rodney

Any movie coming out that has Robin Williams in it will immediately get my attention. I have said it before and I’ll say it again: I believe Robin Williams is…

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October 19, 2004
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Aliens 6 – Please Just Let it Go

— Posted by Rodney

Ok look, I was one of the few people who actually thought AVP was pretty fun… horrible in MANY ways… but fun nonetheless. But folks, IT’S TIME TO LET IT…

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October 19, 2004
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Mobile phones banned and blocked in cinemas?!

— Posted by John Campea

I don’t know what happens in cinemas from where you are, but in the UK we have quite a few pre-film adverts to remind you all to switch off your…

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October 19, 2004
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Sequel to Carlito’s Way?

— Posted by John Campea

It seems all I’ve written about since I joined has been remakes and sequels where they may not necessarily need to be, and it’s no different here. Carlito’s Way was…

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October 19, 2004
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The Hamburg Cell

— Posted by John Campea

There is no doubt about it, this is a controversial movie, and it took me a while to see it. Missing it at the Edinburgh Film Festival really got to…

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October 18, 2004
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An Interesting Way to Promote SAW

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, I think we’re all pretty much agreed that SAW looks like one of the freakiest movies in a long time. I can’t wait to see it. So let’s say…

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