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Since it was announced that Showtime would be producing a new bio-pic movie based on Masters of Doom, David Kushner's 2003 non-fictional account of the rise of id Software in general and its two well known founders, John Carmack and John Romero, in particular. The big question is: what actors should play these two roles in the movie?
Masters of Doom tells the story of John Carmack and John Romero, and how they came to create the Doom series and found id Software. The movie version will be shown on US pay cable channel Showtime.
Meet Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Chewbacca and Yoda the Jedi Master as you've never seen them before in LEGO Star Wars: Revenge of the Brick! teehee
Sunday sniping Francis Ford Coppola is hopping mad at Paramount for turning his "Godfather" into a violent video game (due out October 2005).
Released April 1, seems Sin City is on the tips of movie goers' and tech heads' tongues everywhere these days. Noted for using mostly cgi on AMD64 machines for it's action scenes, movies goers and comic fans just love the realistic blood and gore entreated.
In other movie news, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment is trying to develop and own the next iTunes--but for films.
Wired.com is running a story about how Mark Cuban, co-owner of Landmark Theatres, is converting his theaters to all digital playback of movies. Starting with theaters in San Francisco and Dallas, he plans to change all 60 to the "first all-digital theater empire".
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Learn all about Vogons, Deep Thought, and Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters in the guide to 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.'
When siblings discover they are now werewolves, they must look deep inside and to each other to save themselves from the returning monster and being "Cursed".
"Hostage" negotiator Jeff Talley must once again try and talk young criminals into releasing a family before anyone get hurts. Only this time there's more at stake than just strangers.
Blockbuster said yesterday that it has dropped its $991 million offer to acquire rival video-rental chain Hollywood Entertainment, which officially expired Thursday at midnight.
The Ring Two may have had one of the biggest premier weekends in recent history, grossing over $35 million, but I'd bet that'll be the bulk of it. After word gets around what a stinker this movie was waiting lines should be much shorter.
The Pacifier staring Vin Diesel was your basic Disney feel good movie. Formulaic, by-the-numbers plot and cookie cutter script are dressed up by an admirable performance from my favorite action hero and yours, Vin Diesel.
The Jacket was an imaginative pychological mystery with an intriguing plot and engaging dialogue. The actors did a marvelous job of portraying their characters. They made an unbelievable scenario plausible.
TheWeblogProject premieres a revolutionary and innovative way to movie production, and one which according to its creators, may seriously start to challenge Hollywood in the near future.
TheWeblogProject is in fact the first grassroots film that will be freely distributed, via the Internet and via those very P2P networks seen today as the major threats to Hollywood own sustainability.
TheWeblogProject is the first movie in which everyone can actively participate by sending in video clips.
"Director Quentin Tarantino is in talks to write and direct a new instalment in the Friday the 13th horror franchise, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film-maker will reportedly meet executives from New Line Cinema this week to discuss the 12th film in the long-running 'stalk and slash' series."
"Hold on to your baggie, your bowl, and your DVD player - the madness is back!
Midnight classic Reefer Madness has been juiced up with dance routines, an all-star cast, a stirring Broadway score, mercilessly ironic song lyrics with a powerful political message, and best of all for the habitués of reefer dens around the world, a lot of laughs."