Archive for July, 2008

Alive or Dead

Alive or Dead

| July 29, 2008

There are only so many things I can say about Alive or Dead. The upshot is that only a few of them require expletives. The downshot, meanwhile, is that few of them would ever get put on a video box. The plot of Alive or Dead doesn’t really help the position at all. Basically, some […]

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Paula Patton Relishes Role of Ambitious Journalist in ‘Swing Vote’

Paula Patton Relishes Role of Ambitious Journalist in ‘Swing Vote’

| July 27, 2008

Thirty-two-year old Paula Patton is making quite a splash in Hollywood these days. Apart from playing an ambitious journalist who has an impact on the life of Kevin Costner in the wry comedy Swing Vote, the actress will also be seen opposite Kiefer Sutherland in the horror film Mirrors, due out later this year. Her […]

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Duchovny and Anderson Re-Team in New ‘X-Files’

Duchovny and Anderson Re-Team in New ‘X-Files’

| July 27, 2008

It may be one of the summer’s most anticipated films of the year, at least for ardent fans of the Emmy winning TV series. The movie’s title, I Want to Believe, refers to Duchovny’s Mulder returning to the FBI to help solve the disappearance of an FBI Agent. The one clue is at the hands […]

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Steenburgen and Jenkins: Reluctant ‘Step’ Parents

Steenburgen and Jenkins: Reluctant ‘Step’ Parents

| July 27, 2008

It’s not easy to play the parents of Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in the irreverent Step Brothers, from director Adam McKay–but parents they are, trying to keep a straight face on this set proved a challenge for these thespians. The actors spoke to Paul Fischer. Paul Fischer: How is it to be the […]

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Ritchie Returns to Form with ‘Rocknrolla’

Ritchie Returns to Form with ‘Rocknrolla’

| July 27, 2008

British director Guy Ritchie may have been mentioned in tabloids about his famous marriage to Madonna, but that hasn’t stopped him from helming his latest crime thriller, RocknRolla, starring Gerard Butler and Thandie Newton. Once again, set in London, a stolen painting pits some of the city’s scrappiest tough guys against its more established underworld […]

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Kiefer Excited to Be Back in ’24’

Kiefer Excited to Be Back in ’24’

| July 27, 2008

Speaking at Comic Con, where he was busy promoting the horror film Mirrors, Emmy Award winner Kiefer Sutherland says he’s eager to be back at work on season seven of his hit series, 24, which will be preceded by a two-hour telemovie. ” There is a two-hour movie that we just finished shooting about–almost two […]

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McG Set to Relaunch ‘Terminator’ Franchise

McG Set to Relaunch ‘Terminator’ Franchise

| July 27, 2008

One of the highlights of this year’s Comic Con, was the Warner Bros Terminator panel, during which the trailer for next summer’s blockbuster, was screened to thunderous applause. The film stars Christian Bale in a film that takes place after Judgment Day. Specifically, the film is set in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor (Bale) is the […]

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Mr. Wahlberg Takes on Tough-Guy Video Game Movie

Mr. Wahlberg Takes on Tough-Guy Video Game Movie

| July 27, 2008

There’s always a genuine sense of boyish enthusiasm when one meets Mark Wahlberg, so it seems that Comic Con is the perfect environment in which to find him. Now starring in the film adaptation of the video game Max Payne, Wahlberg says that the one thing he will never do is play that or any […]

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Alan Rickman Relishes New View of British Snobbery

Alan Rickman Relishes New View of British Snobbery

| July 27, 2008

Alan Rickman may best known as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise, but try asking him about Potter and you get a polite “no comment” from the British actor. “I don’t talk about Harry Potter,” Rickman says, unapologetically. “I try to protect little children’s innocence about being able to hang on to their Harry […]

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Crudup Set for ‘Watchmen’ Phenomenon

Crudup Set for ‘Watchmen’ Phenomenon

| July 27, 2008

The usually publicity shy Billy Crudup may have gotten more than he bargained for when he signed up for the long-awaited big screen adaptation of the graphic novel Watchmen, a crime/conspiracy story based on the influential comic by Alan Moore. The film focuses on the every day life of out of work superheroes. In the […]

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