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NEXT BOND MOVIE TO BE TITLED SKYFALL

November 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With a title that evokes the tradition of James Bond movies like Goldfinger, Thunderball, Moonraker, and GoldenEye — but not Quantum of Solace — the long-delayed 23rd 007 movie was officially launched at a London news conference today (Thursday). It will be called Skyfall, director Sam Mendes announced, and its stars will include Daniel Craig […]

BOX OFFICE LIKELY TO GO TO THE DEVIL

January 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There are probably enough moviegoers eager to watch Anthony Hopkins exorcising demons and succumbing to them to drive New Line’s The Rite to the top of the box office this weekend with about $15-20 million. The horror film is expected to beat out CBS Films’ action flick The Mechanic, starring Jason Statham, which is likely […]

STEPHEN KING BOOK TO BE BOTH TV AND MOVIE SERIES

December 30, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

In a unique movie/TV package, Stephen King’s The Dark Tower will be adapted into a series of movies and television dramas to be directed by Ron Howard. According to the New York Post, the drama will begin with a feature theatrical film. It will then continue as a TV series, followed by a second film […]

HOLLYWOOD TO BE WELL REPRESENTED AT LONDON FILM FEST

September 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although Hollywood films have been given short shrift at several leading overseas film festivals in recent years, they dominate the lineup announced today (Wednesday) for this year’s London Film Festival. Of 197 feature films being screened at the festival, which runs from Oct. 13-28, 34 are from the U.S., plus several restored prints of U.S. […]

NO FRONTRUNNER AT CANNES, CRITICS SAY

May 21, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

The Cannes Film Festival is going into its final hours without a clear frontrunner for its top Palme d’Or prize, which will be presented on Sunday. British director Mike Leigh’s Another Year has received the most positive reviews, but few of them can be described as fervent. Indeed, a host of international journalists are complaining […]