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The Notable Films of 2011: Part Five

31 December 2010 5:23 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Factory

Opens: 2011

Cast: John Cusack, Jennifer Carpenter, Ksenia Solo, Mae Whitman, Sonya Walger

Director: Morgan O'Neill

Summary: An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, New York. When his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any pretension and professional restraint he might have to get the killer.

Analysis: Shot almost three years ago now, Dark Castle had originally planned to release this thriller back in late 2009. However for reasons unspecified, it has been sitting on a shelf for some time and keeps getting delayed. In cases like these, the most obvious reason is usually the correct one - it stinks (eg. "Case 39"). The company certainly has had its fair share of box-office duds lately including "Whiteout," "Ninja Assassin," "The Losers," "Orphan" and "Splice".

Yet Cusack generally has good taste in projects, his last venture into horror was the surprisingly effective Stephen King »

- Garth Franklin

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The Notable Films of 2011: Part Five

31 December 2010 5:23 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Factory

Opens: 2011

Cast: John Cusack, Jennifer Carpenter, Ksenia Solo, Mae Whitman, Sonya Walger

Director: Morgan O'Neill

Summary: An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, New York. When his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any pretension and professional restraint he might have to get the killer.

Analysis: Shot almost three years ago now, Dark Castle had originally planned to release this thriller back in late 2009. However for reasons unspecified, it has been sitting on a shelf for some time and keeps getting delayed. In cases like these, the most obvious reason is usually the correct one - it stinks (eg. "Case 39"). The company certainly has had its fair share of box-office duds lately including "Whiteout," "Ninja Assassin," "The Losers," "Orphan" and "Splice".

Yet Cusack generally has good taste in projects, his last venture into horror was the surprisingly effective Stephen King »

- Garth Franklin

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DVD: The Best Colin Firth Performance You've Probably Never Seen

30 December 2010 11:45 AM, PST | Movieline | See recent Movieline news »

As awards season kicks into high, and pundits and audiences alike unpack their adjectives to describe Colin Firth's performance in The King's Speech, it seemed like the right time to mention one of his wonderfully charming and funny turns that was barely seen in this country -- his starring role in Fever Pitch (out of print on DVD but available from Netflix). No, not the Drew Barrymore/Jimmy Fallon Fever Pitch, although both films were based on the same novel. »

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Trailer and Poster for the Farrelly Brothers' 'Hall Pass'

4 November 2010 9:22 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Gimme a break, the number of trailers being released today is ridiculous. I gave a little rundown in my post for the new trailer for Just Go With It so if you need a refresher head over there, otherwise, here is the new trailer for Peter and Bobby Farrelly's new movie, Hall Pass. The film stars a whole fleet of folks including Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, Richard Jenkins, Christina Applegate, Stephen Merchant and Alyssa Milano and has already been set for a February 25 release from Warner Bros.

The film centers on Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis), both are married, but both are in marriages that have them restless. In an effort to search for a solution, their wives (Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate) grant them a "hall pass," giving them one week of freedom to do whatever they want...no questions asked.

The Farrelly brothers haven't »

- Brad Brevet

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Nick Hornby Wants to Collaborate with Rosamund Pike

2 October 2010 11:56 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Lone Scherfig‘s An Education is recognized by most as being the career-making vehicle for Carey Mulligan, but it also featured a promising supporting turn by the 31-year-old English actress Rosamund Pike. Since last year, Pike has been slowly but surely building an impressive resume, which will include two possible 2010 Oscar contenders: Barney’s Version and Made in Dagenham.

As expected, Pike‘s strong work has been earning her more job offers across the board, and The Playlist is reporting what might be the most interesting of all. Nick Hornby, the Oscar-nominated scribe of An Education who also wrote Fever Pitch and About a Boy, is planning to write an original comedy script with the hopes of having Pike play one of the main characters.

This is hardly urgent news, but over the years, Hornby has gained a steady following of fans of both his novels and his screenplays, and »

- Danny King

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Hugh Grant and Colin Firth, the screen's leading Englishmen at 50

27 September 2010 3:23 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Born only one day apart their careers have run in parallel and overlapped, but there is an essential difference in their characters

The year 1987 was a good one for big budget American films of the kind that spawn sequels and stage shows. Three Men and a Baby, Fatal Attraction, Lethal Weapon, The Witches of Eastwick, Wall Street, Dirty Dancing and Robocop all came out in rapid succession.

But in Britain the film industry was working at a gentler pace. Two thoughtful, very English films about male friendship came out that year and helped to launch the screen careers of actors who have proved our most enduring homegrown stars. Maurice, the film of Em Forster's tale of blighted love, starred a 27-year-old Hugh Grant opposite James Wilby as Edwardian schoolfriends who fall in love while at Cambridge. A similarly poignant story was being played out in A Month in the Country, »

- Vanessa Thorpe

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Stanley Tucci Developing Ed Lucas Biopic

24 September 2010 12:42 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Stanley Tucci developing sports biopicEasy A's Stanley Tucci is developing, and plans to direct and possibly star, in a project based on the life of Ed Lucas, a sports journalist who was blinded by a wayward baseball at the age of twelve, according to 24 Frames.

Fever Pitch's Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel penned the script, which is said to be a "biopic with inspirational undertones."

About Ed Lucas, from his official site:

Since 1964, Ed Lucas has worked as a reporter/broadcaster, covering the New York area sports scene, despite being totally blind, as he has been for the last 55 years.

Ed's success in this competitive field while overcoming a disability has led to many opportunities to speak to crowds both large and small on motivational matters relating to facing life's challenges.

On October 3, 1951, Ed was at home in Jersey City watching a baseball playoff game between the Brooklyn Dodgers »

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Stanley Tucci to Direct, Maybe Star in Biopic About Blind Sports Writer Ed Lucas

23 September 2010 10:17 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Stanley Tucci (Easy A) is currently shopping around a project based on the life of Ed Lucas, a sports journalist who was blinded by an wayward baseball at the age of twelve.  Lucas has covered the Yankees and New York Mets for over fifty years, starting in 1964.

Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel (Fever Pitch) penned the script, said to be a “biopic with inspirational undertones.”  The project has yet to land a studio home, but if/when it does, 24 Frames notes that Tucci will direct and perhaps assume the lead role.

Hit the jump for a bit more info on Lucas.

Courtesy of Lucas’ official site:

Since 1964, Ed Lucas has worked as a reporter/broadcaster, covering the New York area sports scene, despite being totally blind, as he has been for the last 55 years.

Ed’s success in this competitive field while overcoming a disability has led to many opportunities »

- Brendan Bettinger

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Johannes Roberts interview: F, horror, critics, British film, Sean Pertwee and more

16 September 2010 11:29 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

In the run-up to the release of horror movie, F, we chat to writer and director Johannes Roberts about filmmaking, casting and the concept of Jaws in a school...

The first time Johannes Roberts name first came to my attention was several years ago, when the trailer for his film Forest Of The Damned, was sent to me by a friend under the email heading "Tom Savini vs. naked vampire chicks!", which, obviously, garnered interest.

Not long afterwards he happened to come to my place of work to talk to the students about low budget filmmaking, which is topical, as his latest film, F, is set in an educational establishment and inspired by his experiences of it.

The interview took place a few months ago, before F had been picked up for cinematic distribution, but which now marks his first big screen break. The fil, has since garnered a lot »

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Competition: Film4 Boxset Giveaway

13 September 2010 9:05 AM, PDT | Pure Movies | See recent Pure Movies news »

From 6 September seven individual titles and three fantastic box sets will be available to own; ranging from black comedies to heart-wrenching dramas and incredible documentaries, there’s something for everyone in this superb collection, and Pure Movies is giving away three copies of each! The very best of British is on offer with The Ploughman’s Lunch starring Jonathan Price and Tim Curry; the heart warming Purely Belter; inspirational Alive & Kicking with Jason Flemyng and Sister My Sister starring Joely Richardson and Jodhi May. Australian film Proof delivers black comedy while slapstick Death to Smoochy showcases hilarious performances from Edward Norton and Robin Williams and finally Next Stop Wonderland is the perfect date DVD. The Brit Indie Collection box set and the Great Brit Flick box sets are exceptional collections of the finest in British Filmmaking, both packed with incredible extras, they are essential buys for all lovers of quality British cinema. »

- Dan Higgins

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George Clooney shoots first at box office

5 September 2010 3:29 PM, PDT | Filmicafe | See recent Filmicafe news »

George Clooney outgunned his rivals at the Labor Day holiday weekend box office in North America with a low-caliber opening for his assassin drama "The American," as the lucrative summer moviegoing season wound down on a traditionally weak note.According to studio estimates issued on Sunday, "The American" earned $13 million during the three-day period beginning September 3; its tally stands at $16.1 million since Wednesday, when it got a two-day head-start on the competition.The opening is slightly better than industry forecasts, but is similar to that of his 2008 flop "Leatherheads," which ended its brief run with $31.3 million.The film, in which Clooney plays a stone-faced gun enthusiast holed up in a picturesque Italian town, was directed by rock photographer Anton Corbijn. It was released by Focus Features, the art-house unit of General Electric Co's NBC Universal.Also new were 20th Century Fox's violent fantasy "Machete" at No. »

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Friday Report: 'Machete,' 'American' Stake Modest Claim

4 September 2010 4:57 PM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

The Mexican edged out The American on Friday, though the latter is poised to come out on top as the weekend progresses. Neither picture generated much excitement, and overall business was typically lackluster for the start of Labor Day weekend. Ripping onto around 3,500 screens at 2,670 locations, Machete mustered an estimated $3.9 million, which was more than Gamer's $3.3 million, Babylon A.D.'s $3.1 million and Crank's $3.3 million among recent Labor Day action movies. Machete's source, Grindhouse, pulled in $5 million on its opening day, while director Robert Rodriguez's last action movie, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, grossed $8.8 million on its first day back in Sept. 2003. The American collected an estimated $3.8 million on approximately 3,200 screens at 2,823 locations, which was significantly greater than the past comparable Wednesday-opening Labor Day thrillers The Constant Gardener and Traitor. It also topped Bangkok Dangerous's $2.7 million and The International's $2.6 million. For star George Clooney, American was within »

- Brandon Gray <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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Location location location: Scott Pilgrim's love letter to Canada

2 September 2010 10:16 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Film-makers looking to stay true to a particular setting should take a maple leaf out of the quirky hero's book

Near the end of Scott Pilgrim Vs the World, Comeau, the guy who "knows everybody", can be overheard having a conversation about which is better, the movie or the comic book. Lest I be out-meta'ed, then, let me carefully sidestep the issue of whether Bryan Lee O'Malley's graphic novel is superior to its big screen adaptation (or vice versa) and just say this: Hollywood nimbly dodged a fireball and landed a 64-punch combo by staying so true to Scott Pilgrim's strange, funny and very deep-rooted Canadianness.

Which is not an easy thing to define. A surefire dinner party conversation starter with Canadians (and a quick way to send everyone else home early) is to ask: "But what ... exactly does it mean to be Canadian?" Try it. If you come »

- Chris Michael

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The Best Drew Barrymore Movies

2 September 2010 7:38 AM, PDT | Extra | See recent Extra news »

With Drew Barrymore's "Going the Distance" opening this week, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to reminisce about the best Drew movies!

The Best Drew Barrymore FilmsE.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Her name is Gertie, she has pigtails, screeches a lot and helps translate E.T.-speak ("Can't you understand English? He said 'phone'. He wants to call somebody!"). Six-year-old Drew and an alien — now a classic.

Never Been Kissed (1999)

She's not Josie Grosie any more! »

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Win a Plethora of Film4 Blu-ray Box Sets

31 August 2010 4:50 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

This is another one of those competitions that I wish I could enter! We’re giving three lucky people the chance to win one copy of each of the following box set meaning each winner will add 11 of the greatest Film4 movies ever made to their collection!

Titles include:

Brit Indie Collection 4 disc DVD and Blu-ray boxset

Trainspotting, Shallow Grave, Sexy Beast, Gangster No. 1.

Great Brit Flicks 4 disc boxset

Once Upon A Time In The Midlands, Brassed Off, Fever Pitch, Local Hero

True Inspiration 3 disc DVD and Blu-ray boxset

In The Shadow Of The Moon, The Motorcycle Diaries, Touching The Void

These box sets include the Brit Indie Collection 4 disc DVD and Blu-ray boxset, Great Brit Flicks 4 disc boxset and True Inspiration 3 disc DVD and Blu-ray boxset are out and available to own on Monday 6th September 2010 from 4Dvd.

Other being released that day are: The Ploughman’s Lunch, »

- David Sztypuljak

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September Preview

28 August 2010 11:53 PM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

As the summer winds down to a close, a typically slow September appears to be on the horizon. Bearing in mind that the highest-grossing September on record was in 2007 with $555 million and that no single picture has ever made $100 million during the calendar month, the bar is low for this September's high-profile releases like Resident Evil: Afterlife, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. The first weekend of September sees the release of the last movies from the summer movie season: The American, Going the Distance and Machete. Starring George Clooney as an assassin hiding out in Italy, The American gets a jump on the weekend with a Wednesday opening. Mr. Clooney is coming off an Oscar nomination for the hit Up in the Air ($83.8 million), and his American title character seems to fit in to the suave, well-dressed persona that worked well »

- Ray Subers <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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15 Little-Known Facts About Jimmy Fallon

27 August 2010 11:45 AM, PDT | Extra | See recent Extra news »

Here are some great tidbits about this year's Emmy Host Jimmy Fallon!

15 Facts About Fallon!Brooklyn Baby

Born in Brooklyn, New York to Gloria and James Thomas Fallon, Sr.

Comedy Kid

As a child, Jimmy loved "SNL" and reenacted bits from the show with his sister Gloria.

Computer Geek

He was a Computer Science major at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, but switched to Communications.

It's Never Too Late

Fallon finally earned »

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August Preview

31 July 2010 3:07 PM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

The August lineup appears to lack the blockbuster potential of May, June and July. The first three months of summer saw the release of guaranteed hits like Iron Man 2, Toy Story 3, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Inception, while August is devoid of a preordained success. That will likely result in a lower overall gross, though at the same time it will add a healthy dose of unpredictability to the equation. On Aug. 6, The Other Guys opens opposite Step Up 3D. While star Will Ferrell has had a rocky track record as of late (Land of the Lost grossed a meager $49.4 million last summer), The Other Guys finds him reunited with frequent collaborator Adam McKay, who directed Ferrell in Anchorman ($85.3 million), Talladega Nights ($148.2 million) and Step Brothers ($100.5 million). The buddy cop comedy sub-genre hasn't exactly lit up the box office lately (Cop Out made $44.9 million earlier this year), though »

- Ray Subers <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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Who's Been Invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences?

27 June 2010 4:49 PM, PDT | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

135 filmmakers and executives have been invited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to join its ranks. Recent Oscar nominees and winners such as Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Mo'Nique, Carey Mulligan, Jeremy Renner, Gabourey Sidibe and Christoph Waltz have been invited to join; but even "Saw's" Tobin Bell and "Avatar's" Zoe Saldana received invites.

New members will be "baptized" in an invitation-only reception in September at the Academy's Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study in Beverly Hills.

Here's a complete list of the 2010 invitees:

Actors

Tobin Bell -- "Saw," "The Firm"

Vera Farmiga -- "Up in the Air," "The Departed"

Miguel Ferrer -- "Traffic," "RoboCop"

James Gandolfini -- "In the Loop," "Get Shorty"

Anna Kendrick -- "Up in the Air," "Twilight"

Mo'Nique -- "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Phat Girlz"

Carey Mulligan -- "An Education," "Public Enemies"

Jeremy Renner -- "The Hurt Locker, »

- Manny

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Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

25 June 2010 11:44 AM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitation will be the only additions in 2010 to the Academy’s roster of voting members.

“The work of these individuals has been appreciated by moviegoers all around the world,” said Academy President Tom Sherak. “The Academy is proud to invite each and every one of them.”

The Academy’s membership policies would have allowed a maximum of 180 new members in 2010, but as in other recent years, the several branch committees endorsed fewer candidates than were proposed to them. Voting membership in the organization has now held »

- HollywoodNews.com

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