Tuesday, August 20, 2019

LUCAS CONFIRMS: STAR WARS STARS TO RETURN IN “EPISODE VII”

March 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

George Lucas has apparently jumped the gun and disclosed that the three original Star Wars stars, Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) and Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) will reprise their roles in “Episode VII” of the popular franchise. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Lucas first remarked that all three had already been […]

WILL STAR WARS: EPISODE 7 FEATURE ORIGINAL CAST MEMBERS?

November 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It is becoming increasingly evident that George Lucas’s premise for Episode 7 of Star Wars includes the return of the stars of the original trilogy, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford. Hamill recently disclosed that he and Fisher met with Lucas about the planned forthcoming film (but declined to discuss it because of a […]

DEER KICKED BY JACKASS

March 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It was probably befitting that if anyone should knock off Bambi from the top of the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, it should be Johnny Knoxville and his Jackass 3 cohorts. But relatively few people wanted to watch the fearless raunchers (to coin a term) perform their crazed acts in high-definition. Bambi: Diamond Edition […]

MEGAMIND IS UNSTOPPABLE IN SECOND WEEK

November 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind held off stiff competition from 20th Century Fox’s Unstoppable over the weekend as it drew an estimated $30.1 million, representing a 35-percent drop from the previous week, bringing its ten-day total to $89.8 million. Tony Scott’s Unstoppable, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, pulled up with $23.5 million, in line with forecasts. […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: MORNING GLORY

November 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Critics suggest that Morning Glory is more sitcom than nightly newscast even though its set in the world of broadcast news — morning news. “Comedies open every week,” writes Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times. “This is the kind I like best. It grows from human nature and is about how people do their jobs […]

CBS FILMS: “A TINY PART OF OUR BUSINESS,” SAYS MOONVES

August 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In an SEC filing on Tuesday, CBS reported solid results for its second quarter, with revenue from advertising, new cable-TV carriage fees, and pay-TV revenue boosting operating profits by 80 percent. However, the company barely mentioned its CBS film division, which has struggled since its rebirth in 2007. The unit has released two films this […]

SHIA LABEOUF FLAYS HIS INDY PERFORMANCE — AND THE FILM

May 16, 2010 by · 8 Comments 

Shia LaBeouf is no Indiana Jones. He said so himself in an interview with the Los Angeles Times at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. “I feel like I dropped the ball on the legacy that people loved and cherished,” he said, referring to his performance in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal […]