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October 26, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Fire" Blazes; "Scissors" Isn't Sharp Enough; "Saw III" Not Screened: Guess The Tomatometer!

This week at the movies, we've got the return of Jigsaw ("Saw III," starring Tobin Bell), a tale of rebellion in apartheid-era South Africa ("Catch a Fire," starring Derek Luke and Tim Robbins), and a story of family dysfunction in the 1970s ("Running with Scissors," starring Annette Bening, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Alec Baldwin). What do the critics have to say?More…

June 6, 2005

Milian and Bell Feel the "Pulse"

Variety reports that pop star Christina Milian ("Be Cool") and actress Kristen Bell ("Spartan") have signed on to appear in the Weinstein Company horror flick "Pulse." A remake of the Japanese horror movie "Kairo," "Pulse" begins shooting in Romania later this month with first-timer Jim Sonzero at the directorial helm.More…

March 30, 2005

Weinsteins to Restart Dimension with an All-New "Pulse"

The Hollywood Reporter reminds us that there's always another Japanese horror flick worth remaking. Dimension Pictures has just signed Kristen Bell ("Spartan," TV's "Veronica Mars") and newcomer Steve Talley to star in "Pulse," which most horror fans will correctly identify as an Americanized remake of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Kairo."More…