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DVD Playhouse—November 2009
Watchmen—The Ultimate Cut (Warner Bros.) Director Zack Snyder’s film of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ landmark graphic novel is as worthy an adaptation of a great book that has ever been filmed. In an alternative version of the year 1985, Richard Nixon is serving his third term as President and super heroes have been outlawed by a congressional act, in spite of the fact that two of the most high-profile “masks,” Dr. Manhattan (Billy Cruddup) and The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) helped the U.S. win the Vietnam War. When The Comedian is found murdered, many former heroes become concerned that a conspiracy is afoot to assassinate retired costumed crime fighters. Former masks Nite Owl (Patrick Wilson), Silk Spectre (Malin Akerman) and still-operating Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley, in an Oscar-worthy turn) launch an investigation of their own, all while the Pentagon’s “Doomsday »
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22 September 2009 9:06 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Toronto -- John Ralston, Ingrid Kavelaars and Colin Cunningham are to top-line the Canadian pay TV sitcom "Living In Your Car," executive produced and directed by David Steinberg ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") for indie producer The Nightingale Co.
The 13-part comedy, created and written by George F. Walker, Joseph Kay and Dani Romain, is shooting in Toronto and nearby Hamilton to Nov. 24 and will bow on Canada pay TV networks Movie Central and the Movie Network in 2010.
The Canadian comedy portrays Ralston in the lead role of Steve Unger, a fallen corporate executive-turned-grifter who clings to his lost empire by making his home in a luxury sedan. Kavelaars plays Lori Unger, while Cunningham is Steve Unger's slippery lawyer.
- By Etan Vlessing
Graydon Carter has put his 83-year-old mother, Margaret, to work. The restaurateur, who edits Vanity Fair on the side, has a new dessert at his Monkey Bar -- Mrs. Carter's Butter Tart. "Yes, they are indeed my mother's butter tarts," Ottawa-bred Carter informed Toronto columnist Shinan Govani. "I felt it important to have Canada's national confection on the menu, inasmuch as folks like Dan Aykroyd, David Steinberg, Martin Short, Bruce McCall and other such north-of-the-border notables are frequent customers." But Mom is a perfectionist. »
17 June 2009 11:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Toronto -- David Steinberg is to executive produce and direct the Canadian pay TV sitcom "Living in Your Car" from indie producer the Nightingale Co.
The 15-part comedy, created and written by George F. Walker, Joseph Kay and Dani Romain, will start shooting in September and will bow on Canada pay TV networks Movie Central and the Movie Network next year.
"Living in Your Car" portrays a fallen corporate executive-turned-grifter who clings to his lost empire by making his home in a luxury sedan. »
- By Etan Vlessing
4 items from 2009
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