11 items from 2014
Odd List Ryan Lambie Simon Brew 27 Feb 2014 - 05:54
Our series of lists devoted to underappreciated films brings us to the year 2010, and another 25 overlooked gems...
By 2010, Hollywood’s obsession with 3D movies was in full swing. James Cameron’s Avatar may have given audiences a taste of what the cutting edge of stereoscope could look like, but it has to be said that the movies ushered into cinemas in its wake were a decidedly mixed bunch. Toy Story 3's 3D was extraordinarily effective, yet Clash Of The Titans looked like a blurry mess. How To Train Your Dragon came to life in its flying sequences, but the less said about the horribly murky Last Airbender, the better.
Unless we’re mistaken, none of the movies on this list were shot or released in 3D, and few of them did particularly stellar business. A few got a certain amount of critical acclaim, »
(Cbr) Vin Diesel is really good at dropping teases on the world by way of his Facebook page. Most recently, he wrote a post with the following image and the simple line, “I will fill you all in later … but this meeting went well.” And that’s it! Zooming in on the image reveals the concept art is from the upcoming Breck Eisner ("The Crazies") film "The Last Witch Hunter". Diesel will star in the project as the titular hunter who must team up with a witch to save New York City from evil covens. Summit Entertainment has yet to officially »
- TJ Dietsch, Comic Book Resources
“I will fill you all in later … but this meeting went well,” wrote the 46-year-old star as a caption to the image posted Wednesday.
The photo — which has already been liked by more than 200,000 of Diesel’s 66 million Facebook fans — is of an adult seated with two children in front of a wall landscape and character concept art. There’s little doubt that this snapshot is a preview of the warlock flick, »
- Nina Terrero
Badass action star Vin Diesel is getting ready to tango with a coven of witches in Summit Entertainment's The Last Witch Hunter, which Breck Eisner (The Crazies) is directing. Vin Diesel vs. witches, you say? Count us right the hell in!
Check out some early pieces of concept art for the film, which Diesel just posted over on his Facebook page.
Five hundred years ago, war raged between humankind and witches, vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe, including Kaulder (Vin Diesel), a valiant warrior who managed to slay an all-powerful Queen Witch, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments before her death, the Queen exacted her revenge by cursing Kaulder with immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Kaulder has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, »
- John Squires
It's been almost three years since the first time Vin Diesel was mentioned to star in "The Last Witch Hunter" supernatural action film. And now, the actor posted a look at some pre-production art for the film, along with the message: "I will fill you all in later, but this meeting went well." Check out the art below. "The Last Witch Hunter" centers on covens of witches who have joined forces, leaving the lead character (Diesel) to fight a force much larger than him to ensure the safety of mankind. Breck Eisner (The Crazies) is directing and is planning to begin shooting in February of 2014. The new movie will be directed by Breck Eisner (The Crazies) from a script by Cory Goodman (Priest). It was supposed to begin filming this month, but it seems that the project is still in pre-production and may not even have a green light. Concept »
Vin Diesel used his Facebook page today to reveal the first pre-production artwork for his upcoming supernatural thriller "The Last Witch Hunter" at Summit Entertainment and Emmet/Furla Films. No production schedule has yet been announced.
Breck Eisner ("The Crazies," "Sahara") helms the story which follows an immortal witch hunter (Diesel) who teams up with a witch to stop a coven from releasing a plague that could wipe out all of humanity.
- Garth Franklin
Vin Diesel's personal Facebook page has always been a great source for news about the actor's upcoming projects, from the Fast and Furious franchise to Guardians of the Galaxy, but today he's teasing new development on a film that we haven't heard about since 2012: The Last Witch Hunter. Diesel posted the image the image you see above on his Facebook timeline this afternoon along with the message "I will fill you all in later. but this meeting went well." How do we know this is for The Last Witch Hunter? If you zoom in on the top left corner of the shot you will see that a piece of concept art says the title of the film. Also, the adult sitting with the children in the foreground is director Breck Eisner, who has been attached to helm the action-thrill since March 2011. It's hard to say exactly what the »
Vin Diesel took to his Facebook page earlier today to reveal the first pre-production artwork for The Last Witch Hunter. The image in the upper right hand corner is the logo for this supernatural thriller, which we first reported on last March. Although it isn't known when production may begin, check out the artwork, along with the actor's brief message to his Facebook fans.
"I will fill you all in later... but this meeting went well."
Breck Eisner (The Crazies) is directing from a script by Cory Goodman (Priest, Apollo 18). The story follows an immortal witch hunter (Vin Diesel) who teams up with a witch to stop a coven from releasing a plague that could wipe out all of humanity.
Set to be directed by Breck Eisner (Sahara, The Crazies) off a screenplay by Cory Goodman (Priest), The Last Witch Hunter is an upcoming action-fantasy movie that's been in development at Summit Entertainment since 2011. News about the film, whose story follows the last remaining witch hunter on a mission stop a witch uprising in modern day Manhattan, has been slow recently but now Vin Diesel has taken to his Facebook page to offer a glimpse at some pre-production art; along with the message: "I will fill you all in later… but this meeting went well." There's no word yet when the film is slated to officially begin production. Diesel's next movies include Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and Fast & Furious 7. »
- Pietro Filipponi
It was nearly a year ago that Vin Diesel's name was first connected to Breck Eisner's The Last Witch Hunter . Today, the Riddick star posted the below image to his official Facebook page along with a cryptic note. "I will fill you all in later." Diesel writes, "but this meeting went well." Zooming in on the top right of the image reveals a logo for the Eisner film, meaning this is our first look at the pre-production being done on the supernatural action thriller. The Last Witch Hunter , written by Cory Goodman ( Priest ), is said to follow an immortal witch hunter (Diesel), who partners with his natural enemy, a female witch, to stop the covens of NYC from unleashing a plague on humanity. Set up through Summit Entertainment and »
Dimension Films announced today that they have preemptively purchased The Witches' Ballroom , a pitch by Ray Wright. Wright previously wrote Breck Eisner's 2010 version of The Crazies , and his last spec script, The Widow , was recently sold to Vendome. The Witches' Ballroom will be produced by Shawn Levy and Dan Levine at 21 Laps. The logline is currently being kept under wraps. "I've been a huge fan of Ray Wright for a very long time now and we've been trying to find something to collaborate on. 'The Witches' Ballroom' is going to terrify audiences in a way they've never seen before," said Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company. "It's exciting when an original idea takes off, particularly psychological horror which is such a visceral »
11 items from 2014
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