August 26, 2004
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The Girl Next Door – I guess there’s no place else to see naked women

— Posted by John Campea

Someone help me understand this. The Girl Next Door barely does $15 million at the box office when it was in theaters, a horrible failure by almost any Hollywood standard,…

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August 25, 2004
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Star Wars Special Edition VS Star Wars 2004: Still Shot Comparisons Of Lucas’ Alterations

— Posted by John Campea

We gotta keep that Logboy guy around here. The links he sends in are better than bad, they’re good! What’s he got for us today? Comparison shots of images from…

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August 24, 2004
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Clark Kent in Batman Begins?

— Posted by John Campea

This is big, big news if it turns out to be true … Someone has sent SuperHeroHype a supposed call sheet from the set of Batman Begins which lists a…

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August 24, 2004
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Quentin Tarantino To Appear in Next Muppet Film.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, this is just too weird to pass up … Empire Online is reporting that Quentin Tarantino will be appearing as himself in The Muppet Wizard of Oz. That’s right….

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August 24, 2004
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Add Another One Onto My Must See List. The Machinist Trailer Online.

— Posted by John Campea

Someone buy Christian Bale a sandwich. I remember hearing some concerns about whether Bale would be able to put on enough bulk to be convincing as Batman when he was…

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August 24, 2004
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Aint It Cool Interviews Cinematographer Christopher Doyle.

— Posted by John Campea

This man is a genius. And evidently a very funny genius. Check out the interview here.

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August 24, 2004
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Japanese Appleseed DVD to Release in November, But No English Subtitles. Same Deal for Hideaki Anno’s Live Action Cutie Honey Adaptation.

— Posted by John Campea

Sigh. I was really hoping that this would be subtitled but the fact that there is an American rights holder pretty much guaranteed that it wouldn’t. Of the big three…

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August 24, 2004
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Marc Evans’ Diary Online

— Posted by John Campea

Thanks to an observant reader for sending this one in … Welsh director Marc Evans, who will be bringing his latest film Trauma to the Toronto Film Festival, has published…

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August 24, 2004
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Arrgh!

— Posted by John Campea

Curses! The last beer in my fridge wasn’t sealed properly and it went flat!

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August 24, 2004
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Hey Look! More Miike Films Coming To DVD!

— Posted by John Campea

Has he reached the point of market saturation yet? I don’t know, but Takashi Miike has got to be coming close. Thanks to Logboy for pointing out the upcoming R1…

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August 24, 2004
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Complete Film Lineup For Toronto Film Festival Announced!

— Posted by John Campea

The complete line up for the Toronto Film Festival – including the Midnight Madness films which weren’t supposed to be announced till this Friday – is now available here and…

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August 24, 2004
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Big Momma’s House 2 is in the works… WHY!?!?

— Posted by John Campea

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that a sequel to the 2000 film Big Momma’s House is all set to roll. There are so many things wrong with this notion that…

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August 23, 2004
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Still Shots From Steven Chow’s Kung Fu Hustle Online

— Posted by John Campea

KungFuCinema.com has posted a series of still shots from Kung Fu Hustle – Steven Chow’s long awaited follow up to Shaolin Soccer. Reasons to get excited about this film: 1….

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August 23, 2004
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Some Details On That Insane Old Boy Ultimate Edition

— Posted by John Campea

Some kind, Korean speaking soul has just posted a detailed list of the special features included on the four disc Old Boy Ultimate Edition over on the KFC boards. There…

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August 23, 2004
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Another Detailed Three: Monster Review

— Posted by John Campea

The Korea herald has just run a detailed review of Three: Monster the three part anthology film with contributions from Chan Wook Park, Fruit Chan and Takashi Miike. Apparently this…

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August 23, 2004
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Russian Fantasy / Horror Film The Night Watch Coming to North America

— Posted by John Campea

Here’s a little something I came across thanks to the good people at GreenCine Daily – which you really should be reading, and not just because they keep saying nice…

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August 23, 2004
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Kitano on DVD

— Posted by John Campea

Good news for Takeshi Kitano fans in this part of the world … The Digital Bits is reporting that Miramax will release DVD editions of Kitano’s Zatoichi and Sonatine on…

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August 23, 2004
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Puppet Sex? Wouldn’t The Strings Get In The Way?

— Posted by John Campea

Variety is reporting that Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Team America: World Police is in danger of receiving an NC-17 rating due to scenes of “graphic puppet sex”. Puppet sex?…

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— Mel Gibson as Martin Riggs from Lethal Weapon, 1987

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