Talking with Paul Fischer

JACKSON GOES BEYOND THE NORM AND THE GRAVE

JACKSON GOES BEYOND THE NORM AND THE GRAVE

| December 18, 2009

He is an Oscar winner, refuses to leave his native New Zealand and went from low-budget splatter comedies to the Oscar winning director of the one of the most acclaimed film trilogies of all time. Peter Jackson has emerged as one of the world’s most revered filmmakers and his latest film, The Lovely Bones, from […]

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BULLOCK SAYS SHE’S READY TO SLOW DOWN

BULLOCK SAYS SHE’S READY TO SLOW DOWN

| November 15, 2009

Sandra Bullock has had quite the year, with her return to romantic comedy territory in the form of The Proposal, being her first major commercial hit in quite some time. In a Los Angeles hotel room promoting her latest movie, The Blind Side, the actress laughs when asked why it was that particular romantic comedy […]

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Spader Relishes Over the Top Bad Guy

Spader Relishes Over the Top Bad Guy

| August 12, 2009

James Spader has been keeping himelf busy since the cancellation of his Emmy award winning and critically acclaimed TV series Boston Legal. Apart from playing the evil Mr Black in the kids film Shorts from director Robert Rodriguez. He is also about to make his Broadway debut in a new David Mamet play that explores […]

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MORE ZOMBIES COMING TO THE BIG SCREEN IN ‘ZOMBIELAND’

MORE ZOMBIES COMING TO THE BIG SCREEN IN ‘ZOMBIELAND’

| August 12, 2009

Another zombie movie taking place in a post-apocalyptic world, Zombieland, directed by Ruben Fleischer. The horror comedy focuses on two men who have found a way to survive a world overrun by zombies. At Comic Con to previewed the film, stars Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg, along with director Fleischer, talked about the […]

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RODRIGUEZ SHOWS CHILDISH COMEDY SENSE IN SHORTS

RODRIGUEZ SHOWS CHILDISH COMEDY SENSE IN SHORTS

| August 12, 2009

Robert Rodriguez, Shorts Interview by Paul Fischer. There’s no denying that Robert Rodriguez is a true auteur. Director, cinematographer, editor and composer, he defies and bucks the Hollywood trend. His latest film, Shorts, returns the iconic filmmaker to family film territory, in this story of a wishing stone that near destroys an outwardly idyllic community. […]

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JONAH HEX: ANOTHER GRAPHIC NOVEL COMES TO THE SCREEN

JONAH HEX: ANOTHER GRAPHIC NOVEL COMES TO THE SCREEN

| August 9, 2009

One of the most eagerly awaited comic book adaptations is Jonah Hex, that will be released early next year, starring Josh Brolin and Megan Fox. Set in the Wild West, the film tells of a scarred bounty hunter who tracks a voodoo practitioner bent on liberating the South by raising an army of the undead. […]

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THE LEGENDARY MIYAZAKI ON PONYO

THE LEGENDARY MIYAZAKI ON PONYO

| August 8, 2009

When it comes to legends, they don’t come close to the genius of Hayao Miyazaki, whose latest film, Ponyo, opens shortly in its Americanized Disney version, but was previewed at last month’s Comic Con. His latest, and possibly his last film, centers on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs […]

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SDCC INTERVIEW: ELIJAH WOOD AND JENNIFER CONNELLY TAKE ‘9’.

SDCC INTERVIEW: ELIJAH WOOD AND JENNIFER CONNELLY TAKE ‘9’.

| August 4, 2009

The new animated feature, 9, takes animation to new levels, in this often dark and sobering post-apocalyptic drama. The lead voices are played by Lord of the Rings’ Elijah Wood and Oscar winner Jennifer Connelly, both of whom spoke to PAUL FISCHER in San Diego. QUESTION: Elijah this is clearly not your first Comic Con. […]

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Christopher Mintz Plasse Kicks some Ass.

Christopher Mintz Plasse Kicks some Ass.

| August 3, 2009

Ever since his breakout performance in Superbad, Christopher Mintz Plasse is on a roll. In his new film he teams up with Nic Cage in the superhero movie with a twist, Kick Ass. The actor spoke to PAUL FISCHER at Comic Con. Q: What action scenes do you have? CMP: I am in, I would […]

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LOST IN SPACE: KRISTEN BELL AND FREDDIE HIGHMORE TAKE ON JAPANESE ICONS

LOST IN SPACE: KRISTEN BELL AND FREDDIE HIGHMORE TAKE ON JAPANESE ICONS

| August 3, 2009

When one thinks of Astro Boy, gentle British actor Freddie Highmore does not necessarily leap out at you, but in this very contemporary take of the iconic Japanese character of the 60s, Highmore takes on the character set in futuristic Metro City. In the new film, Astro Boy tells of a young robot with incredible […]

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