July 22, 2004
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Old Boy Coming to DVD In North America! Tartan Video Inks Distribution Deal With TLA.

— Posted by John Campea

According to Screen Daily Tartan Video has just inked a distribution deal with US based TLA that will see 35 – 40 Tartan titles per year brought out on video…

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July 21, 2004
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Saw

— Posted by John Campea

So what happens to Actors who just fall out of the spotlight long enough for you to forget them? Remember Cary Elwes? Sure you do. Princess Bride. Maybe you think…

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July 21, 2004
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Toronto Film Festival Adding Matinee Galas – Sharks Tale Will Be The First

— Posted by John Campea

The Toronto Film Festival has added Matinee Gala presentations to this year’s edition of the festival with two films that “appeal to a wide range of Festivalgoers” – i.e. are…

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July 21, 2004
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Reviews For the Manchurian Candidate and The Bourne Supremacy. Both Are Looking Good.

— Posted by John Campea

Screen Daily has just run reviews for both The Manchurian Candiate and The Bourne Supremacy and both are very positive. If you’ve been on the prowl for an intelligent thriller…

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July 21, 2004
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Carnahan Out of MI:3, Abrams In?

— Posted by John Campea

TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Mission Impossible 3 or FilmForce Mission Impossible 3

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July 21, 2004
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Zhang Ziyi Lands Lead Role in Memoirs of a Geisha!

— Posted by John Campea

There was an awful lot of buzz around Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi following the release of Crouching Tiger, and for good reason – not only is she very, very easy…

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July 20, 2004
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Hey! It’s Another DVD Giveaway! Two Lady Snowblood Films Could Be Yours!

— Posted by John Campea

Yes boys and girls we’re giving stuff away again. This time it’s a wee trivia contest and if you manage to answer a bunch of my pointless questions you could…

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July 20, 2004
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Bubba Reviews Blue Spring and Lady Snowblood

— Posted by John Campea

Hey kids ‚Ķ I‚Äôve got a wee stack of DVDs piling up awaiting review and making me feel guilty so in a joint effort to whittle the pile down some…

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July 20, 2004
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Steamboy Review and Director Interview

— Posted by John Campea

The Japan Times – an English language Japanese newspaper – has just published a review of the long awaited anime film Steamboy, and an interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo. Check…

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July 19, 2004
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The Public Votes on that Horrid “Fullscreen DVD” Nonsense.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay look folks. I’ll say it right outta the can so you can catch my “bias” and “propaganda” right outta the heap: Fullscreen DVDs are silly and dumb. No really….

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July 18, 2004
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More Details on Born To Fight!

— Posted by John Campea

Someone just threw a couple of interviews with Ong Bak fight choreographer Panna Rittikrai online and, man, this guy’s flat out insane … the stuff he’ll do for the camera…

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July 18, 2004
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A Brief, But Very Sweet, Interview With Robert Rodriguez About Sin City

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks at Aint It Cool have just posted a short, but tantalizing, with Robert Rodriguez about his soon to release adaptation of Frank Miller’s Sin City. I have…

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July 17, 2004
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Bubba Interviews TIFF Midnight Madness Programmer Colin Geddes!

— Posted by John Campea

One of the things that separates the Toronto International Film Festival from other festivals worldwide is its steadfast refusal to lock themselves into any particular box. While some festivals focus…

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July 16, 2004
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Shark Tale

— Posted by John Campea

Dreamworks Pictures is set to release SharkTale and the trailer is now available from the official website. I found the button on the main page wasn’t working, so you have…

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July 16, 2004
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Mean Creek and its trailer. When Stand by Me Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong.

— Posted by John Campea

If you took the happiness of Requiem for a Dream, and crammed it into the wonder of ‘youthful outdoor exploration’, you may end up with something that looks an awful…

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July 16, 2004
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The Last Unconquered Battle Ground: Truth. Enter Documentaries.

— Posted by John Campea

It all starts here: “Get outta the front seat, I was there first!” “No you weren’t” “Yes I was…” …..And: Repeat. Fast forward a couple scores and we still haven’t…

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July 16, 2004
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Jack Black is Green Lantern. Let the Black/Green Jokes begin.

— Posted by John Campea

Now, they don’t list a source for this currently, but here, aintitcool.com is saying that Jack Black is slated to be the Green Lantern. Warner Bros. is controlling how this…

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July 16, 2004
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New Sky Captain Trailer and Footage Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, this has been posted all over the net already, but it’s so good it definitely bears repeating. There’s a new trailer for Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow,…

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