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FANS CHEER HOBBIT PREVIEW AT COMIC-CON

July 15, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Reports coming out of Comic-Con about the screening of 12 minutes of scenes from director Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings prequel(s), The Hobbit, had as much to do with fan reaction as with the preview itself. The Associated Press’s David Germain wrote, “If reaction to The Hobbit footage at Comic-Con is any indication, Peter […]

CAMCORDED MAN OF STEEL TRAILER POSTED ONLINE

July 14, 2012 by · 16 Comments 

A video — probably taken with a smartphone — of absolutely dreadful quality of the Man of Steel trailer has been posted online. But even allowing for the fuzzy images, it may be hard to understand what brought fans who viewed it to their feet and caused one questioner during a panel discussion about the […]

BESIDES SEQUELS, GET SET FOR PLENTY OF REMAKES, REBOOTS

July 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Fans attending the Comic-Con gathering in San Diego this week are being entertained with preview showings of a plethora of remakes, reboots, and even remakes of remakes, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The newspaper noted that Hollywood is even taking superhero movies that bombed the first time around and repurposing them in hopes of […]

SPIELBERG SAYS HE FELT LIKE “A PAINTER” WORKING ON TINTIN

July 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Steven Spielberg has replied — indirectly — to comments made last month by animation producer Stephen Paul Leiva (Space Jam) that Spielberg’s upcoming The Adventures of Tintin should not qualify for an Oscar nomination as an animated feature because it uses performance capture technology. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Leiva had said, […]

WARNER BROS. TO PUSH PRODUCT ON HOTEL KEY CARDS AT COMIC-CON

June 30, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Warner Bros. has apparently cornered the market on hotel key card advertising at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Some 36 hotels in the area that issue magnetic credit-card-like keys to their Comic-Con-attending guests to enter their rooms will be issuing ones featuring ads for Warner Bros. movies, TV shows and video games. This will be […]

ALIENS MAY LAND IN COURT

August 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Sony Pictures is "exploring legal options" after learning that a company that it hired to create visual effects for its upcoming alien-invasion blockbuster, Battle: Los Angeles, produced its own low-budget alien-invasion flick, according to DeadlineHollywood.com. The website reported on Monday that Greg and Colin Strause, who run the effects house Hydraulx, did not inform Sony […]