Now this I want to see! Two seeming innocent and clueless guys in a film revolving around misconceptions and stereotypes played for laughs. If done well, this could be very, very FUN!
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When I heard that Joe Cornish’s “Attack The Block” would be opening today, I assumed that it was nationwide. It appears that this is not the case, though there was a sneak preview in Washington, DC a month or two ago.
Despite seemingly skirting the DC region, it has opened in New York, and some areas of California.
I was doing a bit of reading , where I learned from Gerry Anderson’s Wikipedia page–not exactly the first place I check for news, though they do well with things that aren’t in any way divisive–that he’s got back the rights to the “Thunderbirds.”
While I don’t know what the odds are that he can get a feature film off the ground, especially after Jonathan Frakes’ awful movie version, and Mr. Anderson moving out of Pinewood Studios, but I remain hopeful.
Speaking of Gerry Anderson, heard that he is going to be a consultant on the upcoming “UFO,” so that’s cool.
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Here’s a link to the trailer for “Tower Heist,’ the new film from Brett Ratner (the director of “X3: The Last Stand” who didn’t care enough about what he was doing to actually read the comic–we’re not talking about “War And Peace” here–that the film was based upon).
As if to confirm my fears, Eddie Murphy’s character is named ‘Slide.’
Slide!? That’s not a name, it’s what things do on wet or slippery surfaces.
I am already not liking this movie.
I was alerted to a deleted “Superman Returns” clip via SuperheroHype so I though that I’d do an embed. I haven’t seen the film, if only because what little I know about Bryan Singer makes him seem like a remarkably arrogant prat, which seems somewhat out of place since all the man does is direct movies.
If he finds a cure for cancer, or something just a tad more beneficial for humankind, then he’ll perhaps have earned the seemingly massive ego.
Until that time, I don’t think so.
That being said, the clip looks interesting enough that perhaps the movie is worth a rental.
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According to Slashfilm, Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego is directing the upcoming “Apollo 18,” which is the latest of the ‘found-footage films’ like “The Blair Witch Project,” “Cloverfield,” or “Survival of the Dead.”
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“Final Destination 5,” the latest in the perhaps the most inaccurately named series of films ever, is being directed by Steve Quale, who’s worked with James Cameron on “Aliens of the Deep” and “Avatar.”
Luckily, it appears there’s more Tony Todd than in prior episodes. This is good because his presence along is scarier that most of the horrific–and generally, extremely unlikely–deaths the characters experience.