June 24, 2004
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Great Fahrenheit 9/11 poster

— Posted by John Campea

Was scanning around this morning and I came across this alternate poster for Fahrenheit 9/11. I realize most of you have already seen it… but I hadn’t, so I’m putting…

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June 23, 2004
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Hey Look! They’ve Found a Way to Make Dungeons and Dragons 2 Even Worse Than the Original!

— Posted by John Campea

Oh man. I wouldn’t have thought it possible to make a worse film than the original Dungeons and Dragons but producer Joel Silver, God bless ‘im, has found a way….

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June 23, 2004
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Takashi Miike DVD Reviews and Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Is it a review? Is it a contest? It’s both! Yessir, the good folks at Artsmagic have sent us some goodies and we’re passing the love along both in terms…

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June 22, 2004
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Release Date for Clone Wars on DVD?

— Posted by John Campea

This is pure rumor mongering, but I spotted another interesting note whilst perusing Digital Bits … they’ve had word that both seasons of the animated Clone Wars shorts will be…

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June 22, 2004
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Disney Delays Studio Ghibli Releases

— Posted by John Campea

Is Michael Eisner picking a fight with yet another of Disney’s major feeder studios? Could be. According to The Digital Bits Disney has just indefinitely delayed the DVD releases of…

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June 22, 2004
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Takashi Miike + Takeshi Kitano = Bubba Filling His Pants

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, there’s next to nothing on the site so far and what’s there is in Japanese but this particular combination of talent has got me giddy with excitement. Japanese cult…

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June 22, 2004
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Miramax’s Shaolin Soccer DVD To Include Original Cantonese Version

— Posted by John Campea

Sigh. Why couldn’t they have just recognized that people wanted this in the first place rather than chopping a perfectly good film to bits? Apparently Miramax has taken out a…

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June 22, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9-11 Loses Rating Appeal

— Posted by John Campea

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting (appropriately enough) that the MPAA appeals board has heard the arguments in the ratings appeal for Fahrenheit 9-11 and has re-affirmed their original decision. The…

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June 22, 2004
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Evil Dead 1&2: The Musical. No, Really. You Must See this.

— Posted by John Campea

Well folks. Here it is: My big regret. I was actually pretty excited to audition for this last year, but I couldn’t – but good grief, I should’ve anyway. Returning…

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June 22, 2004
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Wow, there’s a lot of you.

— Posted by John Campea

Well, we didn’t really expect it, but themovieblog was bumped off of the Internet for a wee while today because of bandwidth. Hang in there, we’ll look into it. We’ve…

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June 21, 2004
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Trailer for US Remake of The Grudge Online Now!

— Posted by John Campea

Whee! The trailer for the US remake of The Grudge is now online and it had me giggling like a little schoolgirl … I had huge hopes for this film…

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June 19, 2004
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The Terminal never really takes flight

— Posted by John Campea

When the 2 names at the top of a film are Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, you can be forgiven for going into it with perhaps unrealistic expectations. Such is…

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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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