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Christopher Lambert joins the growing cast of The Coens' Hail, Caesar!

14 November 2014 7:37 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

While filming is already underway, we still have over a year before we will get the chance to see the next film from Joel and Ethan Coen. Still, if they keep adding actors to the massive ensemble cast as they have been, it will be worth the wait. Take, for instance, the news that the Highlander himself, Christopher Lambert, has joined the film. The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Lambert will join Hail, Caesar! as Arne Slessum, a married European filmmaker whose »

- Alex Maidy

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The Flash, Ep. 1.05, “Plastique” is the most comic booky outing yet

11 November 2014 8:42 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Flash, Season 1, Episode 5, “Plastique”

Written by Aaron Helbing & Todd Helbing & Brooke Eikmeier

Directed by Dermott Downs

Airs Tuesdays at 8pm Et on the CW

Hot damn! I normally like to write about the events in the episode in the order they happened, but we have got to talk about that ending! Gorilla Grodd is coming! He was teased in the pilot, but in a brief flashback we saw that the gorilla (who is seemingly just a poor lab ape at that point) was at the center of the rift between Wells and General Eiling. Wells telling the sad primate that he has “a very different future planned” is an enticing tease for the most out-there concept of the show yet.

Now on to the meat of “Plastique”, which starts with a supposed bomb going off in Central City and the sudden intrusion of the army, led by Eiling (Highlander »

- Max Molinaro

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French Thesp Vahina Giocante Plays Mata Hari

27 October 2014 6:28 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

London — French actress Vahina Giocante, who performance in “Lila Says” was liked by its New York Times’ reviewer to that of Brigitte Bardot in “And God Created Woman,” is to play exotic dancer, courtesan and spy Mata Hari in a TV drama miniseries that is to shoot in Portugal and Russia.

The cast of “Mata Hari,” which is produced by Russia’s Star Media, also includes Rutger Hauer, Christopher Lambert, Oisin Stack, Alexei Guskov and Fedor Bondarchuk. The series is directed by American helmer Dennis Berry, whose credits include “Highlander” and “Stargate Sg-1.”

The drama follows the life of Margaret Zelle, later known as Mata Hari, who was born in the Netherlands. After her mother died she was abandoned by her father. She married a Dutch army officer and went to live on the island of Java. She later ran away from her tyrannical husband, and lost custody of their daughter. »

- Leo Barraclough

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Teen Wolf season 4 episode 12 review: Smoke And Mirrors

10 September 2014 1:13 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Teen Wolf's fourth season concludes with a burst of the crazy action it does so well. Here's Ron's review...

This review contains spoilers.

4.12 Smoke And Mirrors

I've been unwell recently so have spent a lot of time on the couch (when not going to the doctor, having coughing fits, or taking pills). One of the movies I've been meaning to watch for awhile is Highlander, which remains the big, defining movie of Teen Wolf director/producer/visual genius Russell Mulcahy's career. I was watching mostly to remind myself how awesome it is when you set beheadings to Queen songs, but it also ended up informing me quite a bit about Teen Wolf in the process.

There's a visual similarity between the two properties. Highlander is two Immortals in the neon-lit darkness, bathed in harsh spotlights and deep shadows, battling to the death. Teen Wolf is the same, except »

- louisamellor

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What went wrong with Highlander II: The Quickening?

18 August 2014 12:44 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Christopher Lambert didn't like it. Director Russell Mulcahy doesn't like it. Audiences didn't like it. But is Highlander II that bad?

The Highlander franchise has always had one, and forgive the tautology, enormous elephant in the room, and that elephant is the first film, which was the end point of the story. The series has always been about immortals, and their battles to “be only one” (as the tagline reminds you incessantly). Indeed, by the end of the film there is only one. Or to be more exact, there aren’t any at all, as it turns out the prize is mortality (and magic mind powers or something). Thus ends the story. No more immortals.

The 80s really wasn’t the time of the movie franchise, especially with a decidedly quirky fantasy film like Highlander, so really there was no need for a sequel. Highlander was never going to sell toys, »

- ryanlambie

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The Week in Spandex – DC Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Fantastic Four, Deadpool, Venom Carnage, Kick-Ass 3 and more

9 August 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Our weekly round-up of all the latest superhero news and talking points, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, DC Cinematic Universe, Gotham, The Flash, Arrow, Batman: Assault on Arkham, Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, Young Justice, Teen Titans Go!, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America 3, Black Panther, Daredevil, Deadpool, X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Fantastic Four, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Venom Carnage, Kick-Ass 3 and more….

Well, the big showdown between Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America 3 is no more, with Warner Bros. blinking and shifting the release of BvS away from Marvel’s May 6th 2016 date to March 25th 2016 (a wise move, considering it will now face very little in the way of competition). The news was followed by the announcement that Warner Bros. has finally pulled the trigger on a DC Cinematic Universe by setting a further Nine »

- Gary Collinson

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The kids' cartoons made from inappropriately adult movies

28 July 2014 8:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Whoever thought RoboCop, Highlander and Rambo would make suitable kids' cartoons? These folks, that's who...

There are certain eternal questions in life that I doubt we’ll ever find an answer to. Who was Jack The Ripper? What happened on the Mary Celeste? How have there been five Resident Evil movies? And the question we’re going to look at now, why do they make kids' cartoons out of very adult movies?

In some ways it makes sense. As a kid, there are very few moments more exciting than watching an ultra-gory action film or a dodgy sex comedy that you know you’re not supposed to be watching. Everyone knows this, the studios especially. But surely they can’t be that blatant about it? You can’t make a show for kids based on RoboCop! Have you seen RoboCop? Won’t somebody please think of the children?

Rambo: The Force Of Freedom »

- louisamellor

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‘Teen Wolf’ Renewed for Season 5

24 July 2014 3:44 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

If you hear a loud baying coming from San Diego Comic-Con, it's probably because MTV has renewed high school drama “Teen Wolf” for a two-part Season 5. Plus, Dylan Sprayberry has been promoted to series regular for the 20-episode fifth season, showrunner Jeff Davis told the fans and journalists in attendance. In addition to Davis and Sprayberry, the “Teen Wolf” panel consisted of cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Hoechlin and Holland Roden, along with Shelley Hennig. Also read: ‘Teen Wolf’ Star Tyler Posey Hosting Fox's ‘Teen Choice 2014' Davis, Russell Mulcahy (“Highlander”), Marty Adelstein (“Prison Break”), René Echevarria (“Medium”), Tony Disanto, »

- Tony Maglio

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‘Hellbenders’ Review

21 July 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Clifton Collins, Clancy Brown, Andre Royo, Robyn Rikoon, Macon Blair, Stephen Gevedon, Larry Fessenden, Dan Fogler | Written and Directed by J.T. Petty

Let me begin this review by stating this is most-definitely not your typical horror fare; something audiences will realise a mere five minutes into this raucous, sure-to-be-cult-hit, movie. Written and directed by J.T. Petty, who also penned the graphic novel on which this is based, Hellbenders is a genre-bending horror comedy that is most akin to Don Coscarelli’s recent movie John Dies at the End. If I had to narrow the analogy down I’d say Hellbenders is best described as The Exorcist meets Ghostbusters by way of Don Coscarelli and [early] Kevin Smith

Sound interesting? Then go out and buy it. Trust me. The rest of you? Let me try and convince you why you should spend your hard-earned cash on this little indie horror that could. »

- Phil Wheat

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What’s on at this May’s McM London Comic Con?

14 May 2014 8:03 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

The UK’s biggest and best celebration of pop. culture, McM London Comic Con returns to ExCel London on 23-25 May for a long weekend packed with special guests, sci-fi, movies, videogames, comic books, eSports, online video, anime and cosplay. Here’s a taste of what will be on show.

Special Guests

Special guests meeting fans, presenting panels and signing autographs at the show include: Orphan Black star Dylan Bruce (Arrow, 24: Conspiracy, Unstoppable). Falling SkiesDrew Roy (Secretariat, Hannah Montana), Connor Jessup (Blackbird), Seychelle Gabriel (The Spirit) and Luciana Carro (Battlestar Galactica). Game Of ThronesJames Cosmo (Braveheart, Highlander), Julian Glover (Star Wars, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade) and Josef Altin (Eastern Promises). Nikita, Kick-Ass and How I Met Your Mother star Lyndsy Fonseca. Once Upon A Time’s Meghan Ory (Intelligence) and Beverley Elliott (Unforgiven). Henry Winkler, famous for playing iconic character The Fonz on Happy Days. »

- Phil Wheat

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Review: Locker 13

27 April 2014 3:22 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

  Film anthologies are such hit or miss entities these days (actually, when haven’t they been?), some working very well and some, well..not so much. Like an entertaining homage to Rod Serling’s various anthology TV shows, Locker 13 (directed by Bruce Dellis, Jason Marsden, Matthew Mebane, Adam Monteirth and Donovan Monteirth) gives fans of the anthology sub-genre an entertaining time, one that doesn’t take overstay its welcome, giving a decently paced and well executed ride.

More akin to The Twilight Zone than Tales From The Crypt, Locker 13 revolves around Skip, a young janitor at a wild west-like theme park. Curious about the theme park and the stories that inhabit it, Skip sits down as his supervisor, Archie, guides Skip through various stories about the different choices that people are given in life and how each person’s decision can affect their lives, for the good, or in some cases, »

- Jerry Smith

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The dangers of the Australian Outback: Wolf Creek, Snowtown, more

26 April 2014 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Australia... it's a vast, beautiful, welcoming country. It's also full to bursting with things that can kill you, if the big screen is to be believed. Inspired by Mia Wasikowska's plucky 1,700-mile trek across the Outback in Tracks, we flag up the traps and tropes she should watch out for.

(Un)Natural Phenomena

Exotic wildlife proliferates Down Under, most of it deceptively lethal. Witness the baby stolen by a dingo in horrifying Meryl Streep-starrer A Cry In The Dark (1988). The same – real – tragedy loosely inspired Razorback, a mullet-tastic 1984 horror about a giant marauding pig, directed by Highlander's Russell Mulcahy (mooted tagline: 'There Can Only Be Oink'). The less said about the ballet-dancing were-roos of The Marsupials: The Howling III (1987), the better.

Much more convincing is the giant CG crocodile munching Radha Mitchell's boat tour group (ex-Neighbours actors constitute an Outback peril all of their own) in 2007's Rogue, »

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Lose Your Mind June 17th When Teen Wolf Season 3 Part 2 Arrives on DVD

14 April 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The second half of "Teen Wolf" Season 3 brought a lot of changes to the series, and if you're ready to relive them - or are behind and want to catch up - mark your calendars for June 17th, when it arrives on DVD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Here are the details.

As an added incentive, fans who purchase the Season 3 Part 2 DVD will enjoy a gift-with-purchase Fan Art Collection booklet, which includes 19 illustrious, fan-produced art pieces inspired by "Teen Wolf "characters and Season 3 Part 2 events.

This booklet is available for a limited time only and includes a foreword by creator and executive producer Jeff Davis.

"Teen Wolf" Season 3 Part 2 Synopsis:

While Scott struggles to find his place as an Alpha, he, Allison, and Stiles begin to experience strange side effects as a result of re-igniting the power within Beacon Hills. They soon discover that the answer to their »

- Debi Moore

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Teen Wolf season 3 finale: The Divine Move

25 March 2014 12:12 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Review Ron Hogan 25 Mar 2014 - 07:09

Teen Wolf is in stronger shape than ever in its season three finale. Here's Ron's review...

This review contains spoilers.

3.24 The Divine Move

The game of Go is many things to many people. It's a game of strategy, it's a way to meditate, it's a way to pass the time, it's a way to keep a werewolf under control in an internment camp... but most of all, it's a metaphor. Stiles has been playing Go versus his bandage-wrapped metal-mouthed mummy mental invader repeatedly this season, and it doesn't seem like things are going Stiles' way. However, there's one option left, the so-called divine move. Not so much a strategy as a stroke of luck, the divine move is the move that tilts the balance of the Go board and completely changes the game.

Teen Wolf's third season may have been its version of the divine move. »

- louisamellor

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Clancy Brown Talks Having Nothing Left to Fear

19 February 2014 3:00 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

From the psychopathic, Christopher Lambert-bothering Kurgan in Highlander to tyrannical prison warden Byran Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption through to new recruit-maiming drill sergeant Zim in Starship Troopers, it's safe to say that I am one of the many movie fans who have more than just a handful of favourite Clancy Brown roles.

Brown joins an impressive cast that includes Anne Heche and James Tupper for Nothing Left To Fear, the first horror film to come from former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist Slash's production company 'Slasher Films'. Akin to Seventies horror classics The Wicker Man and Rosemary's Baby, Anthony Leonardi III's debut feature channels fears of the occult, secret societies and the supernatural with a modern twist.

We snapped up the chance to get the first word from Clancy himself on his latest role as the ominous Pastor Kingsman, head of a mysterious Baptist church »

- Aaron Williams

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Christopher Malcolm Dies

18 February 2014 9:34 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Christopher Malcolm, the much-loved stage and screen actor and producer, has died. The Scottish-born actor was 67.We knew him best as 48-kill rebel ace Zev Senesca – Aka ‘Rogue 2’ – in The Empire Strikes Back, without whom Han and Luke would still be wandering Hoth. He also popped up in Bruce Beresford’s Aussie-com The Adventures Of Barry McKenzie, played vigilante Kirk Matunas in Highlander and was dad to Jennifer Connelly's Sarah in Labyrinth, but it was for his work on, and around, the stage that Malcolm was best known.Born on August 19, 1946 in Aberdeen, his father was a farmer but it was his mother’s passion for amateur theatre that kindled a life-long interest in the art. The Malcolm family moved to Canada ten years later and it was in British Columbia that he sacrificed university for his first acting gigs.Returning to the UK, he scored roles in the »

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Rocky Horror actor Christopher Malcolm dies, aged 67

18 February 2014 6:58 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Christopher Malcolm has died, aged 67.

The Scottish actor was perhaps best known for playing the original Brad Majors in the original stage production of The Rocky Horror Show.

His death was confirmed by his daughter Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, who tweeted: "Today the world lost a beautiful, brilliant man."

She added that he "left peacefully and with dignity. He will always be my hero."

On television, his most famous role was Saffy's gay father Justin in Absolutely Fabulous. He made memorable appearances in shows including Only Fools and Horses, Lovejoy and The Comic Strip Presents.

He also had roles in several movies, including The Empire Strikes Back, Labyrinth and Highlander.

Malcolm played Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Show from 1974, and co-produced the 1990 West End revival.

He later took control of producing the subsequent productions of the Richard O'Brien musical.

His latest revival Oh What a Lovely War opened to positive »

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Clancy Brown interview: Warcraft, Nothing Left to Fear

17 February 2014 2:25 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Interview Luke Savage 18 Feb 2014 - 06:30

Luke chats to the amazing Clancy Brown about working for Slash, Buckaroo Banzai, defining the 80s, and the franchise potential of Warcraft.

He chopped Sean Connery's head off in Highlander. Saved the human race in Starship Troopers. And was really mean to pretty much everyone in The Shawshank Redemption. His name is Clancy BrownClarence J. Brown III if you want to get specific - and he is awesome.

Menacing tough guy, loveable nice guy, he's voiced a merman, Sasquatch, Lex Luthor, plus a character called Mr. Krabs. He even squared up to The Statham in last year's Homefront and lived to tell the tale.

In short, he's the best kind of supporting actor. Any film he's in gets better whenever he's on screen. That's certainly the case with Nothing Left to Fear, the film he's on the other end of a phone to promote. »

- sarahd

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Teen Wolf season 3 episode 17 review: Silverfinger

3 February 2014 11:24 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Review Ron Hogan 4 Feb 2014 - 07:21

Jennifer Lynch directs this episode of Teen Wolf, which introduces Japanese mythology to the mix...

This review contains spoilers.

3.17 Silverfinger

Not long ago, I praised Teen Wolf for its cast. The longer a show stays on the air, the more connections you begin to see among cast members. For example, Sheriff Stilinski, aka Linden Ashby, isn't in this week's episode. However, a new character—the titular Silverfinger—is in the episode, played with typical style by Cary-Hiroyuke Tagawa. Tagawa is a veteran character actor, but I bring up Linden Ashby for a reason. Linden Ashby was Johnny Cage in the Mortal Kombat movie, alongside Cary-Hiroyuke Tagawa as Shang Tsung and one Christopher Lambert as Raiden. Christopher Lambert is the star of Highlander, which was directed by... Russell Mulcahy, who has been one of the leading figures in Teen Wolf's television renaissance.

Unfortunately, this »

- louisamellor

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