August 12, 2004
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Sofia Coppola Tackles Marie Antoinette. I Know How This One’s Going to End.

— Posted by John Campea

After a pair of critically acclaimed ultra-low budget indie films – The Virgin Suicides and Lost In Translation – Sofia Coppola is making the jump to big budget studio fare,…

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August 12, 2004
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MI:3 Bumped Back, War of the Worlds on the Fast Track

— Posted by John Campea

Well, the mission may not be impossible, but it is at least proving difficult enough that the producers have stuck it on the back burner for the time being. Word…

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August 11, 2004
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Wow. Who says movies don’t influence people

— Posted by John Campea

So a guy who got off scott-free for killing his girlfriend saw “The Passion” and decided to confess. Ummm… wow. A man who said Mel Gibson ‘s film “The Passion…

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August 11, 2004
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Mirror Mask Interview And Still Shots

— Posted by John Campea

Y’know, being a big fan of Neil Gaiman’s writing I’m really not sure why I haven’t been following Mirror Mask an awful lot more than I have been, but a…

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August 11, 2004
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Eros Website Online

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve been waiting to see ANYTHING from this project from the day I saw the first announcement so a huge thank you to reader iamNataku for sending this in ……

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August 11, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD Out In October

— Posted by John Campea

Hey, look at that … just in time for this year’s presidential election … Columbia Tristar has announced that they will be releasing Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 on October 5th….

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August 11, 2004
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I Think I Just Soiled Myself.

— Posted by John Campea

Gah! Dark Horizons is reporting that once they finally get a breather from the never ending Shaun of the Dead press junket Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg will begin scripting…

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August 11, 2004
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All Is Not Well on the AvP Front …

— Posted by John Campea

It’s never a good sign when a studio cancels the premiere of a film they’ve spent buckets of money promoting, but it happened this week. The film? Aliens Versus Predator….

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August 11, 2004
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Whoo? Woo!

— Posted by John Campea

Hurray! John Woo’s making himself a good ol’ fashioned Woo film again, and he’s going back to China and reuniting with his biggest star to do it! CHUD is reporting…

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August 11, 2004
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Hey Look! There Goes Ben Kingsley’s Credibility!

— Posted by John Campea

Ben Kingsley must be really hard up for cash. First there was his part in that by all accounts horrible Thunderbirds film and now comes word that the man has…

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August 11, 2004
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Whoopsie! Has Night Been a Naughty Boy?

— Posted by John Campea

Already embroiled in a lawsuit accusing him of stealing plot elements in Signs, M. Night Shyamalan may have some more trouble brewing … I first heard about the accusations that…

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August 11, 2004
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Lucas Wants Originals Preserved!!! — Oh, wait.. Just not the Star Wars Originals. Silly me.

— Posted by John Campea

That’s right, at least somewhere, George’s brain is wired correctly about what should be done about old-style movies. Lucas, along with many other purists, directors and movie-industry-legend types, wants Black…

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August 11, 2004
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Details on Michael Mann’s Next Film …

— Posted by John Campea

Variety is reporting that Michael Mann’s next film will be a depression era crime film based on Bryan Burrough’s Barbarians At The Gate. Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to star ……

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August 11, 2004
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Great Article On Chan-Wook Park’s Contribution To Three: Monster

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, if you think my fixation with Japanese films is something to behold you’ve obviously never talked to KungFuGuy about the film scene in Korea. The guy can quote Korean…

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August 10, 2004
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Holy Crap! I Stopped Paying Attention For A Couple Months And Palm Pictures Went and Bought a Pant Load of Killer Asian Films!

— Posted by John Campea

Golly. Palm Pictures first demonstrated that they had a clue about Asian film last year when they picked up the rights to the Pang Brothers stellar horror flick The Eye…

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August 10, 2004
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Who Will Win? Alien Vs Predator

— Posted by John Campea

A while ago we posted about this weekend’s sure win for #1 at the boxoffice. Aliens Vs Predator. People responded passionately about who would win, offering their theories as to…

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August 10, 2004
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Little black book works despite Murphy

— Posted by John Campea

Right up front I should let you know that I’m not a huge fan of romantic comedies. Above all other genres they carry a high rate of formulaic and overdone…

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August 9, 2004
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See The New Batmobile in Action!

— Posted by John Campea

Some guys with a video camera spotted the new Batmobile during filming in Chicago … it’s not gonna convince people who don’t like the new design direction but as far…

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