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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June 14, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9-11 Gets an R Rating. Lion’s Gate Appealing.

— Posted by John Campea

Agendas, agendas … everybody’s got them and the MPAA just made theirs blatantly obvious. Jack Valenti and co. have just hit Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9-11 with an R rating meaning…

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June 14, 2004
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Hey! We Got Spammed! By Disney!

— Posted by John Campea

Weird … I’m used to being spammed but I generally expect it to be of the penis-enlargement / cheap viagra / online casino variety spam, but somebody just spammed us…

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June 14, 2004
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Gusher No Binds Me Behind the Scene Footage Online

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, so I wrote a post about this yesterday and it was glorious. Full of passion and intrigue. High drama and low comedy. It was beautiful, a thing of wonder….

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June 13, 2004
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I’d Like My Passion in Bulk, Please …

— Posted by John Campea

Just in case there are any doubts left about the focus of Gibson’s incredibly successful marketing campaign for the Passion here’s another little story for you … According to the…

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June 13, 2004
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Reflections of Evil and its Trailer of Oddness

— Posted by John Campea

I don’t even remember how I stumbled on this… but apparently, this film was made a couple years back. Apparently, it’s very, VERY strange. Apparently, it’s also very good –…

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June 13, 2004
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Michael Moore is *NOT* Making a movie about Tony Blair

— Posted by John Campea

I didn’t think this would’ve made the rounds this quick, but I just saw the headline “Michael Moore’s next film to be about British Prime Min. Tony Blair” scroll by…

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June 12, 2004
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It’s a Record.

— Posted by John Campea

Bubba Makes 7 posts in one Sitting. Wow.

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June 12, 2004
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Dawn of the Dead Uber-DVD Release

— Posted by John Campea

Fangoria has just listed the specs for Anchor Bay’s ridiculously complete 4 DVD edition of George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead. The set includes three complete versions of the film…

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June 12, 2004
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Two Big New Projects for Genndy Tartakovsky

— Posted by John Campea

If you don’t already know who Genndy Tartakovsky is you will soon. The creator of Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack, Tartakovsky was the man tapped by Lucasfilm to create those…

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June 12, 2004
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Release Date for Steamboy!

— Posted by John Campea

The Anime News Network is reporting that Katsuhiro Otomo’s Steamboy will be released to North American theaters in October to qualify for this year’s Oscar awards. Otomo is best known…

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June 12, 2004
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Andy Serkis: Lord of the Motion Capture.

— Posted by John Campea

If he keeps this up Andy Serkis will soon be the most famous actor in the world that nobody can recognize … director Peter Jackson has confirmed with the Hollywood…

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June 12, 2004
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Zatoichi Out Now In Canada!

— Posted by John Campea

In a strange turn of events we’ve actually gotten a film sooner here in Canada than our neighbors to the south … Takeshi Kitano’s Zatoichi hit theaters in Toronto and…

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June 12, 2004
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Release Dates For The Brothers Grimm and Serenity!

— Posted by John Campea

Once I finished cursing the Weinsteins and posting that article about Infernal Affairs (see below) I spotted a couple other interesting notes on that HSX update … First, and here’s…

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June 12, 2004
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Miramax Burying Infernal Affairs?

— Posted by John Campea

Hey, look! Another reason for Asian film fans to get mad at Miramax! According to the Hollywood Stock Exchange Infernal Affairs has been dropped from Miramax’s release schedule. Though the…

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