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"Screenwriter and producer Debra Hill, best known for her work on the 70s horror classic Halloween, has died in Los Angeles aged 54."
"Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson revealed more information on the upcoming Doom film, based on id Software's hit franchise. Johnson, who was on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart promoting the film Be Cool, was prodded by Stewart about another upcoming project."
"Hollywood's major movie studios filed a new round of lawsuits across the United States on Thursday against people who trade illegally copied films and TV shows on the Internet."
"On May 19, the latest and final Star Wars prequel Revenge of the Sith will be heading to a theater near you. What you may not realize is that an Austin company played a role in getting it there. Austin's Advanced Micro Devices helped provide the force behind the film."
"Watch out, Hollywood. There's a new player in town. Yahoo!, the Internet portal created a decade ago by a pair of Stanford University computer geeks, is getting serious about muscling in on the entertainment business."
Despite being under such a tight security net, the Oscars was full of excitement and a few surprises. A very few. The big winners tonight were Clint Eastwood and Million Dollar Baby with a total of seven nominations and four wins.
Or is he bronze? Who will win big on Oscars night? The 77th Annual Academy Awards will be airing Sunday, February 27 at 7:pm central time on ABC? Hey, this is like the superbowl to me!
Seems "Million Dollar Baby" and "The Aviator" are the major contenders for best picture as well as their directors, Scorsese and Eastwood, for best director. Other nominees for best picture are...
Million Dollar Baby is a character study slash friendship movie directed by Clint Eastwood. He does an adequate job though nothing ground breaking. The story centers on Franky, a boxing trainer/manager as he tries to cope with boxers in his charge and some mighty powerful internal demons.
Martin Scorsese's The Aviator turned out to be an insightful look into passions and madness of millionaire and self-proclaimed aviator Howard Hughes. The movie starts...
Oh no, say it isn't so! The heros, the icons of my youth are now giving in to this "don't smoke, don't drink, don't have sex" mentality our culture has become to say they didn't really smoke marijuana while filming their famed hit movies of the 70's and 80's. tsck tsck. What's next? Homer didn't really drink beer ... oh wait...
Boogeyman: Watching Boogeyman was a phenomenally scary thrill ride. I had goosebumps within the first five minutes. It takes place mostly at night, but even the day shots had an atmosphere of dark foreboding. Off kilter camera angles, eerie and sudden sound effects, dark atmosphere, and scaling camera effects of director Stephen Kay make this lower budget
Have you seen the previews for Vin Diesels's new movie? He is starring in a soon to be released Walt Disney production co-starring five children! I hope all those tattoos in XXX were stick ons! Well, here's a summary of the flick and here's a shot of the promotional poster. Heck anything with Vin Diesel has got be good!