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September 7, 2011

We’re still a few years away from October 21, 2015, the date that Michael J. Fox’s Marty McFly traveled to in 1989′s Back to the Future Part II and while it’s highly unlikely that we’ll get more than a dozen Jaws sequels before then, there’s one element of that future that looks to be arriving early.

“Something big is coming soon,” producer Frank Marshall Tweeted

owen wilson midnight in pars 1311977092 How Did Midnight in Paris Become Woody Allens Top Grossing Movie?
It’s conventional wisdom that Woody Allen’s American fan base has all but deserted him over the last 20 years. Between his 1990s personal scandals and a series of hit-or-miss movies that seemed like pale xeroxes of his earlier films, viewers in his own country had pretty much abandoned him to the French. So how, then, can one explain the smash success of… Continue reading How Did 'Midnight in Paris' Become Woody Allen's Top-Grossing Movie?

Will Daybreak Become Toast?

Speechless on the sofa.

The magazine programme that luredThe One Show presenters Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley to ITV1 has been dealt another blow–its losing its launch editor. Ian Rumsey plans to leave Daybreak at the end of the year.

Rumsey, who was handed control of Daybreak’s predecessor GMTV last May, also oversaw its much-criticised September rebrand. Like the rest of the Daybreak team, he stood firm in the face

For%20Lovers%20Only%20(220%20x%20334) For Lovers Only  Demonstrates No Budget Films Can Become Hits in the Internet AgeAs the technology to make films becomes ever cheaper, and avenues of distribution for indie projects expands, it seems likely that movie fans will encounter an increasing number of movies made well outside the Hollywood system. We’ve seen under-the-radar hits in recent years – from Robert Rodriguez’s El Mariachi to The Blair Witch Project on to recent sensation Paranormal Activity – but those films still eventually… Continue reading 'For Lovers Only'  Demonstrates No-Budget Films Can Become Hits in the Internet Age

300px clockwork ludovico techniqu Movies That Should Never Become Theme Park RidesWhen the first ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ was announced in 2002, we were skeptical at the notion of a movie based on a theme park ride. Three sequels and several billion dollars later, we admit we were wrong.

With yesterday’s announcement of a Matterhorn film (based on the popular Disneyland coaster), and with the upcoming ‘Haunted Mansion’ and ‘Magic Kingdom’ now in production, it would appear this “look to… Continue reading Movies That Should Never Become Theme Park Rides