June 19, 2004
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Looks like Affleck is still Jack Ryan

— Posted by John Campea

It’s an unfortunate thing that when most of us think of Ben Affleck we instantly associate failures like Gigli or Pearl Harbor, or Forces of Nature. Yes, these movies were…

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June 18, 2004
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Artsmagic to Release Toshiaki Toyoda’s Nine Souls and Shinya Tsukamoto’s Bullet Ballet!

— Posted by John Campea

Hot diggity! If you’ve been paying close attention you know that I’ve been obsessing over a Japanese film called Nine Souls ever since I saw it at the Toronto Film…

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June 18, 2004
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George Romero’s Diamond Dead

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve actually known about this for a while, but for some reason it never occured to me to post anything, so thanks to Tracy for dropping a note and reminding…

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June 17, 2004
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Hellboy Has A Home!

— Posted by John Campea

Well boys and girls it’s been fun but all good things must come to an end. Such is life. And such is our Hellboy Giveaway Contest which has now come…

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June 17, 2004
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The Passion of Jim, Yes Jim. The Film is Short, as is my involvement.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, I realize that this movie isn’t straight from the foreign depths of Asia or from the Press Junket of Lucasfilm – but it is in fact, a small film…

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June 16, 2004
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Early Errol Morris Films to Be Released on DVD Before the End of the Year!

— Posted by John Campea

Well, ask and thou shalt receive, I suppose … following a little exchange on one of our feedback threads wondering why Errol Morris’ early films hadn’t been released on DVD…

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June 16, 2004
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Taegukgi / Brotherhood Trailer and Website

— Posted by John Campea

I’ve been getting nothing but flack from this post – Let me make myself very clear before I start banning people who take it upon themselves to insult me: At…

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June 16, 2004
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Tons of Info on Transporter 2 — They don’t, mind you, answer the question: Why??

— Posted by John Campea

Yup. We know you weren’t expecting it, but Transporter 2 is on its way. Now from what I understand, nearly every fibre of earth including unborn zygotes hated The Transporter….

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June 16, 2004
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‘R’ Rating Fight Gets Stronger: Enter Mr. Lawyer

— Posted by John Campea

Lawyer and former Governor of New York, Mario Cuomo has jumped on board in the fight to give Fahrenheit 9-11 a PG rating instead an ‘R’. The Article. So far,…

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June 16, 2004
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Good Move! Vin Diesel turns down ‘xXx 2: State of the Union’.

— Posted by John Campea

Would ya look at that, there appears to be some script discrimination going on – isn’t that great? Apparently, upon being presented with a second script (the first script was…

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June 15, 2004
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Edgar Wright Talks Shaun of the Dead.

— Posted by John Campea

If you’ve been reading the Movie Blog much over the past couple months you’ve probably noticed that we’ve been getting a little giddy over a little British comedy show called…

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June 15, 2004
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Think you’re being overwhelmed with ads? You’re Right.

— Posted by John Campea

Most things, in a general respect, grow in small percentages at a time: Profits, Classroom numbers, your Grade Point Average, Women’s Opinion of Me. Y’know – typical stuff. And the…

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June 15, 2004
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Promo Images For the Chronicles of Narnia!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, it looks as those these are based on concept art for the films, but they’re pretty darn sweet. Much darker than I expected as well. Voila.

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June 15, 2004
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Okay You Slackers, Today is the Last Day to Win Free Stuff From SideShow Collectibles.

— Posted by John Campea

We’ve touted lustfully about our Hellboy Giveaway Contest a number of times and folks, it has come down to now. The Contest closes tonight (the 15th) at midnight. Once again,…

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June 14, 2004
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McDonald’s Has Their Blubber in a Twist: An Anti-Supersize Me Campaign

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it was only a matter of time I guess. McDonald’s Australia has taken it upon themselves to respond to the documentary ‘Super Size Me” by creating ads that will…

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June 14, 2004
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Napoleon Dynamite Squeaks in at Number 29. Friggin Sweet.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, yeah.. 29 – not a pretty impressive number if you’re looking in so far as “the top three” go, but much more impressive if you’re counting how many 12…

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June 14, 2004
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An Unmolested Philip K. Dick Film? His Daughters Think So …

— Posted by John Campea

Hollywood doesn’t get Philip K. Dick. They just don’t. Sure, there have been a ton of films based on his work but with the notable exception of Bladerunner – which…

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June 14, 2004
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A Pair of I, Robot Trailers That Don’t Suck.

— Posted by John Campea

I know I’ve taken a few swings at I, Robot for deviating so far from Asimov’s novel but that’s just the old school sci-fi geek in me talking. The film…

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