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"Goonies never say die!" That's the battle cry from the classic '80s blockbuster, and nearly 30 years on this still holds true for the stars of the film.
Data & Mikey @SeanAstin #thegoonies pic.twitter.com/sPGwoVmHUN
— Elijah Wood (@woodelijah) October 20, 2014
What do The Goonies look like now?
"I certainly like the idea of doing it. I don't know if I'd be in it or not, »
Pop culture junkies are in for a treat this weekend as Fan Expo Dallas rolls out the red carpet for Dallas Comic Con's annual Fan Days. Dozens of actors and artists from several different iconic television shows, movies, and comic books will be in attendance meeting and greeting their enthusiastic fans. Let's not forget the multitudes of vendors providing the masses with the opportunity to get their hands on hard-to-find items and merchandise. At the risk of sounding cliche, there really is something for everyone at Dallas Comic Con's Fan Days.
Actors participating in Dallas Comic Con's Fan Days for 2014 include familiar faces from across the geek spectrum. Lord of the Rings fans can participate in a mini-reunion between Hobbits with Sean Astin and Elijah Wood. The Goonies prove they never say die as Astin is joined by his comrades and Lost Boys hunter Corey Feldman and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom »
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Frank Marshall, known for producing such projects as Raiders of the Lost Ark, Back to the Future, The Goonies, The Sixth Sense and The Color Purple, to name a few, as well as directing such films as Arachnophobia, Congo and Alive – is the first director on board for FiveThirtyEight’s new documentary short series Signals, as series modeled after Espn’s popular sports docs 30 for 30. The first instalment helmed by Marshall is titled The Man vs. The Machine, and chronicles the epic mid-’90s showdown between chess champion Garry Kasparov and Ibm computer Deep Blue. The Man vs. The Machine which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September will debut October 22 at 11 Am Eastern time on FiveThirtyEight.com. New instalments are expected to arrive about every six weeks after. Watch the trailer below.
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Frank Marshall is known mostly for producing some of the most beloved films of all time, including Back to the Future, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Goonies, and The Bourne Identity. But from time to time he tries his hand at directing as well. Among other things, he’s helmed Arachnophobia, Congo, Eight Below, and […]
The post ‘The Man vs. The Machine’ Trailer: Frank Marshall’s Chess Showdown Documentary appeared first on /Film. »
- Angie Han
The ‘Burbs, 1989
Directed by Joe Dante
An overstressed suburbanite and his paramilitaric neighbor struggle to prove their paranoid theory that the new family in town is a front for a cannibalistic cult.
In the original series of The Twilight Zone, there is an episode entitled The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street in which a suburban street comes under the influence of a group of aliens who slowly turn the residents against each other as they fear their neighbour is not to be trusted. Director Joe Dante has stated that he was influenced by Rod Serling’s seminal sci-fi show (and he re-worked the classic episode It’s a Good Life for Twilight Zone: The Movie) and some of that is on show in under-appreciated comedy The ‘Burbs. »
- Luke Owen
Drew Struzan might be the name you first think of when someone mentions movie poster artist, but few can argue that the work of John Alvin is not a equally iconic. Alvin’s art has be collected in great effort into one tight package in The Art of John Alvin by his wife Andrea Alvin. The high quality coffee table book collects the late artist’s film poster art in their final form and in the earliest stages when he was just starting to figure out the layouts for some of the posters that would go on to be some of the most iconic of all time.
An introduction gives a brief overview of his life and his earliest experiences painting images from the films that made him fall in love with the art, like 1954’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and 1960’s Spartacus. It details his life, marriage, and sudden »
- Max Molinaro
Summer movie season is a magic time of year when Hollywood traditionally rolls out its most appealing merchandise. It’s true that some summer movie seasons are better than others. This is our ranking of all the summer movie seasons since 1980 from worst to best.
On January 20th, 1975, Steven Spielberg and Universal Studios released Jaws. The movie landscape would be forever changed from that date. Jaws is widely credited as being the first blockbuster film because it was the first movie to make over $100 million (non-adjusted). The fact that the film had a meager $8 million budget meant that it was a huge cash cow for the studio and rocketed Spielberg to the the forefront of a new generation of filmmakers for a new era of movie mass-consumption. George Lucas and Spielberg followed up in 1977 with Star Wars, which became a sensational and very profitable hit. It helped to convince production »
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As I tend to watch movies for a living, periodically I am faced with potential career choices that might be more lucrative for me. A stint aboard a space mining freighter for the Weyland-Yutani Corporation is a bit too futuristic for me, and I’ve missed the boat for enrolling in med school or law school. However, there seems to be one way to make money that doesn’t seem to take any formal schooling: treasure hunting. Of course, before I kiss my wife and kids good-bye and embark on a whirlwind global journey to get rich off of other people’s plundering, I had to look into this career choice a bit. I started by thinking: Where can I dig up a buried pirate’s treasure chest? The Answer: Only in the movies, unless you get creative or have unlimited funds. Pirate treasure has been the source of many entertaining films, including »
- Kevin Carr
Fans of last year’s Bad Kids Go To Hell can get excited again, with the new announcement that Sean Astin (The Goonies, The Lord Of The Rings, Cabin Fever: Patient Zero), his daughter Ali Astin, Sammi Hanratty, Drake Bell (Nickelodeon’s “Drake & Josh“)and the always great Gina Gershon (Joe, Bound) have all joined the cast of Bad Kids Go 2 Hell, the upcoming sequel to the 2013 horror film. A lot of the plot and twists are being keep under wraps for the time being, but we do know that Ben Browder, who starred as “Max” in the first film is returning not only as the same character, but will be directed Bad Kids Go 2 Hell, as his directorial debut. Rounding out the cast of the upcoming sequel, are Colby Arps, Sophia Taylor Ali, Matthew Frias and Erika Daly.
“In it’s four years later and a new »
- Jerry Smith
Directed by Erik Sharkey
A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan.
Drew Struzan is a man who’s name might not be familiar to everyone, but his work certainly is. As the man behind iconic posters such as Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Blade Runner, The Thing, Big Trouble in Little China, Police Academy and E.T: The Extra Terrestrial to name but a few, Drew Struzan has solidified himself as a legend in the field.
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster tells the story of a man who grew up with a family who didn’t love him, found his own true love, struggled as an artist before cementing himself as the “go to man” for some of Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers. The documentary has interviews with a lot of the people who have fallen in love with his »
- Luke Owen
Here’s your opportunity: write a Crazy script for The Goonies 2, because Josh Brolin says he’ll show up for it. The actor, out promoting Sin City 2, just appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. And in case the screenshot above doesn’t make the setup pretty clear, a lot of the talk on the […]
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- Russ Fischer
Josh Brolin told Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday that he definitely wants to be involved in the rumored sequel for The Goonies, the 1985 cult-classic adventure-comedy that gave the acclaimed actor his big break. But there's a problem: He can't tell how serious the reports are – partly because he doesn't trust the latest source (TMZ) and partly because the sequel idea comes up all the time without real results.
In the TMZ interview that re-fueled the rumor mill, original Goonies director Richard Donner talked about his plans for the sequel, »
Where do we stand on The Goonies 2? Obviously, we.re behind the idea. So is original Goonies director Richard Donner, who helped put the movie sequel back on our radars by telling TMZ it was happening. But Josh Brolin is taking the "I.ll believe it when I see it" road, and I.m not sure we can blame him. Brolin appeared on The Tonight Show last night, as you can see in the clip below, and discussed the possibility of The Goonies 2 while also douple-dipping by promoting his turn in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. And because The Goonies celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon started with sequel talk. Brolin played along, but emphasized that these conversations happen every couple of years. It.s gotten to the point where they have said it so many times where I.ll »
It's been 30 years since "The Goonies" hit the big screen, but Josh Brolin is ready for a sequel!The "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" star stopped by "The Tonight Show" on Thursday night, where he talked about a possible second installment of the cult classic.Brolin got his start in the 1985 kids adventure film. Conan O'Brien Reenacts "Goonies" Scene Dressed as Sloth "You do a movie like that, you don’t know how it’s going to turn out, and then it turns out into a cult film," he told Jimmy Fallon. "And then you’re sick of hearing it after twenty years, because you haven’t done a film that’s any good that actually matches the Goonies." When the late night host pointed out that Richard Donner said [Steven] Spielberg had an idea for the sequel, Brolin responded, "I would do it in a second. Of course, »
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There have been rumblings of a sequel to The Goonies for years, with the most recent, seemingly solid news coming from director Richard Donner saying that a sequel to The Goonies is in development. This is one of those situations where that's been said so many times before hat we'll only believe it when we see it. Still, it's cool that an actor like Josh Brolin still embraces his past association with a movie like that, especially when Christian Bale doesn't seem to want anything to do with The Newsies. So Jimmy Fallon had some fun with Brolin on "The Tonight Show" to honor The Goonies on its 30th anniversary. Watch! Here's Josh Brolin celebrating The Goonies with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" on NBC: Considering The Goonies panel that was supposed to happen at Comic-Con got canceled, we're betting that plans that Donner was talking about back in »
- Ethan Anderton
Goonies never say die, though their yeses do sometimes come rather begrudgingly. After spending much of his morning Reddit Ama dishing behind-the-scenes stories about the kiddie cult flick, Josh Brolin continued to use his “Sin City 2” press blitz to discuss “The Goonies” — a movie released 30 years ago — on the “Tonight” Show. Also read: George Clooney, Josh Brolin to Star in ‘Hail, Caesar!’ for Coen Brothers, Universal Wearing a throwback red bandana gifted to him by host Jimmy Fallon (and thus bearing a striking resemblance to his teen self), Brolin said he'd be interested in participating in a “Goonies” sequel… »
- Jordan Zakarin
Though he was ostensibly promoting his role in the upcoming Robert Rodriguez sequel "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," Josh Brolin's Reddit Ama on Thursday was delightfully all over the map, with topics ranging from "The Goonies" ("I've never had more fun on a movie") to his disastrous "Thrashin'" audition ("an 18 wheeler ran over it") to the insanity of working with Paul Thomas Anderson ("It felt like swimming in a Ralph Steadman drawing") to that horrible moment on the set of "American Gangster" with Russell Crowe ("I went back to my trailer waiting to be fired"). But mostly he talked about "The Goonies," and god love him for it. Check out the 21 best moments from the spirited, candid and wildly entertaining Q&A below. 1. His favorite superheroes are the Hulk, Thor and...Richie Rich? @Judomonkeykyle asks: Hi Josh, are you a comic book fan? Who is your favorite superhero/supervillan? »
- Chris Eggertsen
Josh Brolin seems to love talking about “The Goonies” with fans as much as he loved starring in it. The actor participated in a lengthy Reddit Ama session on Thursday to promote his latest project, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” but ended up answering more questions about the 1985 classic directed by Richard Donner and produced by Steven Spielberg. Also read: Josh Brolin Reveals Past Heroin Use Brolin — who played 16-year-old Brand (pictured above) — described his very first acting role as the most “fun” he's ever had in his entire career, which went on to include “No Country for. »
- Greg Gilman
As one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's latest additions, Josh Brolin looks to have a bit of a wait on his hands before he becomes as prolific as any of his other compatriots. With Guardians Of The Galaxy marking his McU debut as Thanos, we still have no clue when he'll be returning to terrorize our favorite comic book heroes in the future. Yet he's already starting to pick cinematic fights with his brothers and sisters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We love it. In his extremely charming and funny Ama from earlier this morning, Brolin talked about everything from how his father met his mother on the Batman show in the 60's, to a moment he shared with Steven Spielberg as a young kid on the set of The Goonies. But when you're talking to someone who's starred in a Marvel movie, the Marvel brand is going to come »
You may not be familiar with the late John Alvin’s name but you are more than likely familiar with his work. The incredibly talented artist was behind many of the most iconic film posters from the past few decades, from Et to Batman and Jurassic Park.
A new gorgeous book entitled The Art of John Alvin is packed with some of Alvin’s most impressive posters, designs and magnificent drawings, thanks to collaborative work with his wife Andrea and some others who have worked with him over the years.
Alvin’s career in poster-work began with Blazing Saddles in the 1970s but he did not stop there, going on to work on a variety of films, from Godfather Part III to The Goonies. Yet, despite the beauty of his posters, the real magic of this particular book lies with his other work. There are a couple of stunning portraits of Al Pacino, »
- Amanda Keats
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