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Back in 1997, Aaron Eckhart's credits included a TV movie, a bit part in a film called Slaughter of the Innocents, and a part in a show called Aliens in the Family. Then he was cast as the lead in Neil Labute's In The Company of Men as Chad, an incredibly misogynistic business executive. Since then Eckhart has made himself a household name, even getting the chance to play one of the most iconic comic book villains in history, Harvey Two Face, in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight. While Eckhart and Labute kept a close working relationship for years afterward, the actor hasn't had a lead role in a Labute film since 2002's Posession. Now he's ready to get back to his roots. The La Times reports that Eckhart has signed on to star in The Geography of Hope, the new film directed by Neil Labute. In the film, »
Tremors? Nightbreed? Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat? 976-evil? Are all on the list this year. And though there were not huge horror wins in sound editing through screenplays, the Technical Awards never cease to bring out the horror veterans. Notably Tim Drnec who contributed to such VHS classics as Alien Seed, Destroyer, and Prison won for his work on “Spydercam 3D volumetric suspended cable camera technologies.” An award also shared with Ben Britten Smith and Matt Davis who both also worked on Constantine.
But among all the winners, the Academy also honored some great loses in 2010. And though they mentioned some of our heroes, Dennis Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2), Kevin McCarthy (Invasion of the Body Snatchers) and Dino de Laurentiis (King Kong), they did not mention Zelda Rubinstein or Corey Haim. But we will in this last section and the others lost to us last year.
So farewell fight fans and remember, »
- Heather Buckley
2 items from 2011
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