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January 9, 2007

Online Film Critics Name Their Year-End Favorites

Hosted right here at the illustrious Rotten Tomatoes is the official website of the Online Film Critics Society, an international group of flick analyzers who put their heads together every December to come up with their favorite films, performances and components of the year. And as a proud member of the OFCS, I'm pretty happy with our picks this year ... even if (almost) none of my choices happened to win.More…

August 31, 2006

A Taste of What's "Next" for Nicolas Cage

Any time I hear the phrase "movie based on a Philip K. Dick story," I know I have to do a little more research. The next PKD adaptation is Lee Tamahori's "Next," which stars Nicolas Cage as a man who can see the future and Jessica Biel as a woman who is really, really sexy.More…

August 8, 2006

Paul Giamatti to Star as Philip K. Dick

He night not be as famous as H.G. Wells or Isaac Asimov, but ask a sci-fi enthusiast what they think of Philip K. Dick, and get ready for a lengthy conversation. The late and legendary author is earning himself as posthumous biopic, and it looks like Oscar-nominee Paul Giamatti will be playing the central role.More…

July 24, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Pirates" Passes $300M; "Lady" Stumbles

Johnny Depp made this weekend's four new releases walk the plank as his megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest became the first film of the year to spend three consecutive frames at number one and zoomed past the $300M mark in record time.More…

July 17, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Audiences Still Love Their Pirates

The Johnny Depp juggernaut Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest remained the most popular film in North America for a second weekend easily defending its box office crown against two new comedies that fought bitterly for the runnerup spot.More…

July 14, 2006

See the First 24 Minutes of "A Scanner Darkly"!!

Our friends over at IGN FilmForce have snagged an awesome Christmas in July present for you -- an exclusive look at the first 24 minutes of Richard Linklater's hyper-visual sci-fi drug pic, "A Scanner Darkly." You can thank them later.More…

July 6, 2006

Box Office Preview: Pirates To Loot Box Office Treasure

Multiplexes are stocking up on popcorn and soda in anticipation of the massive crowds expected to descend upon them on Friday for the opening of the highly anticipated adventure sequel "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."More…

July 6, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Dead Man's Chest" Is Overstuffed; "Scanner" Shines Darkly

This week at the movies, we've got pirates back for more box office bounty ("Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest") and a journey to the center of the mind ("A Scanner Darkly"). What do the critics have to say?More…

June 2, 2006

Check Out "A Scanner Darkly" Producer's FilmForce Blog!

"A Scanner Darkly" producer Tommy Pallotta has a blog on the IGN FilmForce site. Pallotta, who also produced "Waking Life," has been instrumental in the use of the digital rotoscope style of those Richard Linklater-produced films.More…

May 30, 2006

CANNES: So, When Can I See These Movies?

For those of you who have been following Rotten Tomatoes' coverage of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, one major question may have crossed your mind: When will I get to see these movies? Well, some of them will be screened in the coming months, but for many others, their status is still up in the air.More…

April 21, 2006

Cage, Moore and Biel Plan to be "Next"

ComingSoon.net shares a press release from Revolution Studios, and this one centers on a sci-fi action flick entitled "Next," which will star Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, and the lovely, lovely Jessica Biel.More…

April 20, 2006

SF International Fest Starts Today; "Factotum," "Romance," "Companion" and More!

Bay Area RTers, get yourselves to San Francisco this weekend for the annual SF International Film Festival for your chance to see flicks like "Factotum," "Art School Confidential," and John Turturro's "Romance & Cigarettes" (if you missed their earlier festival runs).More…

March 16, 2006

SXSW: "A Scanner Darkly" Review

Richard Linklater's "A Scanner Darkly" was screened unannounced at South by Southwest, and though the audience was told the film is still being tweeked for release in the summer, the movie is pretty compelling stuff.More…

March 7, 2006

New Stills And Poster For "A Scanner Darkly"!

Are you eagerly anticipating Richard Linklater's upcoming sci-fi adaptation, "A Scanner Darkly?" Now you can see the film's official poster, plus more new stills featuring Linklater's eye-popping rotoscope animation!More…

February 22, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: A Scanner Darkly

You might have caught the teaser trailer that's been floating around for the past few months, but Warner Independent has finally unleashed a full-bore trailer for Richard Linklater's "A Scanner Darkly," which is a wonderfully strange-looking project inspired by a story by sci-fi immortal Philip K. Dick. Click here for the new trailer.More…

November 8, 2005

Nic Cage & Julianne Moore Will Do Sci-Fi Action Flick "Next"

Variety reports that Nicolas Cage and Julianne Moore will star in Revolution's "Next," which is a sci-fi action project based on a story by genre giant Philip K. Dick.More…

March 18, 2005

ShoWest & Latino Review Deliver a Poster Parade

The funky fresh movie website Latino Review was wise enough to send a correspondent over to ShoWest, and he returned with a truckload of slick new posters. Among the brand spankin' new one-sheets you'll find "Aeon Flux," "The Legend of Zorro," "The Skeleton Key," "A Scanner Darkly," "The Ringer," and a a whole bunch more.More…

December 7, 2004

Nicolas Cage and Julianne Moore Decide on What's Next

Variety reports that "Revolution Studios is in negotiations with Julianne Moore ("Boogie Nights," "The Forgotten") to play the female lead in 'Next' opposite Nicolas Cage ("The Rock," "National Treasure"). Cage is also attached as a producer, while Lee Tamahori ("Once Were Warriors," "Die Another Day") will direct the sci-fi thriller."More…