Apparently today is Buddy-Cop Sequel Day, because we’ve got news of a trio of cop comedies all setting themselves up as franchises: 21 Jump Street, The Heat and Ride Along (shhh, no one tell Cop Out). The first one isn’t a surprise, but if you’re scratching your head about those last two it’s probably because neither one has come out yet. That’s not stopping their studios… Continue reading '21 Jump Street' Directors Set for Part Two; Two Other Buddy-Cop Comedies Plan Sequels As Well
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Lana and Andy Wachowski have been hit with a $ 300 million copyright infringement lawsuit by a writer who claims the duo stole his ideas for use in their “Matrix” sequels.
According to TMZ, writer Thomas Althouse said that he submitted… Continue reading 'Matrix' Directors Sued: Wachowskis Accused of Stealing Ideas for Sci-Fi Sequels
22. ‘Ocean’s Twelve’ (2004)
How evident is it that the Amsterdam hashish consumed on location had an effect on the final product? Very. While the first movie certainly skirted credibility, this disjointed sequel relies far too much on magical technology and celebrity inside jokes, like Julia Roberts’ Tess pretending to be a Julia Roberts lookalike. It does, to its credit, contain the most blissfully ludicrous scene in the trilogy, wherein
This week “Bullet to the Head” hits the big screen and marks the long awaited return of a singular voice in American film, Walter Hill. His first film since 2002’s marginal prison boxing movie “Undisputed,” Hill is probably best known for his role in Ridley Scott’s “Alien.” Hill produced and co-wrote (with frequent collaborator David Giler) the
If you watched the Democratic National Convention last night, then you most likely caught this video, which proceeded President Obama’s speech on stage. What you might not have been aware of at the time was that the video, which combed through Obama’s achievements over the past four years, was actually directed by Davis Guggenheim, who brought us An Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for Superman, among others. And if the voice… Continue reading Watch: 'An Inconvenient Truth' Director's Barack Obama DNC Video, Narrated by George Clooney