July 30, 2007
Paris Hilton Joins Bousman's Rock Opera
Remember how "Saw" sequel maker Darren Lynn Bousman signed a deal to do a musical called "Repo! The Genetic Opera"? Yeah, for Lionsgate. And you'll never guess who he just cast in a singing role.
July 21, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: Hilary Swank in "The Reaping"
Those Dark Castle guys are at it again. From the studio that brought you "Ghost Ship," "Gothika," and "House of Wax" comes "The Reaping" -- which deals with biblical plagues, haunted towns, and huge swarms of bugs. Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank is the star.
June 20, 2006
Who's Ready for Another Trip to "Haunted Hill"?
Bloody-Disgusting.com (arguably the best horror site out there) is reporting that Dark Castle Entertainment (the guys behind "Ghost Ship," "Gothika," and "House of Wax") are planning to make a movie called "Return to House on Haunted Hill," which (of course) is a sequel to "House on Haunted Hill," which (of course) is a remake of "House on Haunted Hill."
April 26, 2006
Get Your Goofy MTV Movie Awards Noms Right Here
You thought the awards season ended with the Oscars? Please. MTV's just gearing up for their movie awards, which will be broadcast worldwide on June 8th -- but we have all the nominations listed just a click away. (Interesting to note that not only were Paris Hilton & Rob Schneider nominated for awards, but also that "Hustle & Flow" earned three noms -- a movie produced by "MTV Films.")
March 6, 2006
Razzie Winners (?) Announced
Fans of bad movies have The Stinkers and The Razzies to look forward to every year, and now that the latter organization has announced their winners, we can put this issue to bed and enjoy the next ten months of cinematic ineptitude.
March 3, 2006
2005 Stinker Awards Announced!
Low budget horror film ?Alone in the Dark? took home the industry?s biggest booby prize as Hollywood?s annual anti-Oscars, The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards, dished out awards in 24 competition categories. The dishonors came courtesy of the Los Angeles-based Bad Cinema Society, a panel of movie critics and film fans which annually awards Hollywood's worst films and performances.
February 1, 2006
Razzie Nominations Announced; Easy Targets Run for Cover
Courtesy of their official site come the annual Razzie Awards Nominations ... or as I like to call them: The Amazingly Obvious Fish in a Barrel Nominations in Which We Savage People We Don't Like, Regardless of the Quality of Their Work. Oh, and it seems the Razzers have decided to branch out an include a "Most Tiresome" category, which I happen to find pretty ironic.
October 21, 2005
"Creepshow" Falls Prey to the Remake Machine
The Hollywood Reporter greets us with news of yet another horror remake. If "Dawn of the Dead," "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "House of Wax," "The Amityville Horror," and "The Fog" haven't yet burnt you out on the whole remake schpiel, then get ready for a remake of the 1982 George Romero / Stephen King collaboration known as "Creepshow."
August 30, 2005
In Other News...Clooney, Downey Jr., and Eddie Murphy
The man, the myth, the -- casino king? Ocean's Eleven star George Clooney, the one-man Rat Pack Redux of the new millennium, has revealed long-rumored plans to erect a $3 billion Las Vegas resort. Named Las Ramblas, the resort will include a hotel, casino, and high-end condominiums; Clooney, along with partner Rande Gerber (nightclub impresario and husband of Cindy Crawford), plans to purchase a residence for himself on the resort grounds.
July 1, 2005
In Other News...Brooke Shields, Paris & Paris, and David Lynch
Watch out, Tom Cruise -- Brooke Shields is bringing out the big guns. In an open letter published Friday in the New York Times, the actress called out her recent nemesis and "Endless Love" co-star for ranting against her use of anti-depressants following the birth of her daughter.
May 9, 2005
Elisha Cuthbert Bound for "Captivity"
Variety brings news of the currently young and hot Elisha Cuthbert's next big role. Only a few days removed from the opening of her "House of Wax," Ms. Cuthbert has signed on to star in the kidnapping thriller "Captivity." To be directed by Roland Joffe ("The Killing Fields"), "Captivity" tells the story of ...
May 9, 2005
"Kingdom" Leads a Less Than Heavenly Weekend at the Box Office
"Officially" starting the Summer Movie Season with somewhat of a fizzle are a pair of wide release newcomers and a handful of hangers-on. Ridley Scott's "Kingdom of Heaven" took the #1 spot by a healthy margin, although total box office numbers continue to lag as compared to last year. "Heaven" grossed an estimated $20 million on 3,200 screens, which was more than enough to give it the top spot, despite hauling in less cash than anticipated. In second place ...
May 5, 2005
Critical Consensus: ?Crash? Garners Bullock First Fresh Film in Nearly a Decade
Two weeks before the release of the final Star Wars movie where we finally get to see Anakin Skywalker giving over to the dark side of the Force, three new wide releases will try to tempt us into forking over our money this weekend. Orlando Bloom headlines Ridley Scott?s (?Gladiator?) epic tale about a blacksmith who goes on to achieve great fame in ?Kingdom of Heaven.? Elisha Cuthbert (?24?) tries her luck in yet another horror remake, ?House of Wax.? Sandra Bullock teams up with Don Cheadle and an ensemble cast in ?Crash,? a drama about race relations. We?ll see which of these new releases will be able to seduce the nation?s print, online, and broadcast critics.
May 2, 2005
"The Guide" Reigns Supreme During Its Debut Weekend
The long-awaited movie version of Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" ended up in first place during its inaugural weekend, raking in a healthy (but not staggering) $21.7 million from just over 3,300 theaters. Hanging on in second place was last weekend's "The Interpreter" which pulled in a fairly impressive $14.2m in its second weekend. Debuting in third place was ...
April 4, 2005
Jason Mewes to Woo Paris Hilton?
The Hollywood Reporter brings news of what sure feels like one bizarre match-up. Jason Mewes and Paris Hilton will co-star in the romantic indie comedy "Bottoms Up," which is being produced by actor Paul Walker ("The Fast and the Furious"). THR provides us with the following synopsis: "Described as in the vein of "Swingers," the comedy drama tells the story of a Midwestern bartender (Mewes) who finds love with Hilton's character as well as money and success in Hollywood." First-timers Nick Ballo and Erik MacArthur wrote the screenplay, and MacArthur will be directing.