Disney has agreed to acquire George Lucas’ Lucasfilm Ltd., which also includes the rights to the Star Wars franchise, according to Deadline Hollywood. The transaction is worth an estimated $4.05 billion, and the company is already targeting a 2015 release for a seventh film. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger released this statement: “Lucasfilm reflects [...]
Archive for October, 2012
As manly as I appear (let me think it, people), I have a number of irrational fears. I can thank horror films for developing my coulrophobia, thalassophobia, ornithophobia (look them up) and fear of supernatural entities. Here’s a list of films that scared the hell out of me (and continue to do so).
No podcast this week, but we do have the Week 9 Preview and the Week 8 results. Josh and Habe have excellent weeks going 10-0. Josh takes back sole possession of first place and Habe now has a three way to with D-Man (9-1) and Juan (8-2). Tomas (9-1) has great week and stays with [...]
The first official trailer to Marvel’s Iron Man 3 has finally arrived via Apple iTunes movie trailers and yes…it is very sexy. Enjoy.
Marvel Studios continues its onslaught of early Iron Man 3 promotion. One day after giving fans a teaser of the first official trailer (which can be seen tomorrow), Marvel has now released the first poster to the highly-anticipated film. The first photo of Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin was also released courtesy of Entertainment Weekly [...]
It may not be much, but it is a Marvelous 17 seconds. The teaser to the Iron Man 3 trailer was released today to make fans of the “genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist” squeal with anticipation for the first official trailer of the seventh installment of Marvel’s cinematic universe. We get a glimpse of Tony Stark’s [...]
Believe it or not, it has been 14 years since Ben Affleck shared the stage with Matt Damon to receive an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting. The writer and actor went through a dark period that included Daredevil, Reindeer Games and Gigli, but Affleck has now found solace in the [...]
No podcast this week, but we do have the Week 8 Preview and the Week 7 results. Juan has the best performance for the week going 9-1 and now has moved ahead of Josh for first place. Josh and D-Man hold second place and are only one game back. Tomas struggled this week going 6-4 [...]
After the debacle that was 1995’s Judge Dredd, who in their right mind would want to revisit the character and give the judge another film? DNA Films made the gamble on developing a worthy adaptation of Britain’s most iconic comic character, and it sure as hell paid off. Dredd is a grandiloquent film with plenty [...]
The modern action cop drama has a seat right next to horror and westerns in Hollywood’s shelf of everlasting genres lacking originality. Films about the men in blue protecting the mean streets is a tried and tired story that fails possess the smarts of The French Connection or the honest will of Serpico, but screenwriter [...]
No podcast this week, but we do have the Week 7 Preview and the Week 6 results. Josh and Juan continue to hold a lead a slim lead. Tomas and Habe both have the strongest weeks going 7-3. Tomas climbs to second and is only one game behind. Michigan looks very strong against a game [...]
No podcast this week, but we do have the Week 6 Preview and the Week 5 results. Josh and continue to hold the lead with strong performances of 8-2 this week. There was only one change in the rankings for our week. Habe climbs out of last with a 9-1 performance last week and Oscar [...]