Oh, RoboCop, it would have been so much easier if you were terrible.
I couldn’t help think that after leaving the theater last week, because no matter how skeptical I was of Jose Padilha’s remake of Paul Verhoeven’s brutal 1987 film (which, I admit, is one of my favorite movies), I had to admit that, well… it wasn’t bad at all.
In fact, the biggest problem I… Continue reading The Geek Beat: When It Comes to Remakes, Can We Ever Truly Love a Pretender to the Throne
Coolest Movie Sets Ever is a new series at Movies.com celebrating some of the most elaborate, impressive, and possibly even mind-bending movie sets that have given us some of our favorite movies of all time.
The Bates House (often referred to as “The Psycho House”) is one of the most infamous “spooky” houses in all of cinema, and yet, it wasn’t really… Continue reading Coolest Movie Sets Ever: The Bates House from 'Psycho'
Taylor Swift knows how long an album’s journey can be … and how big the payoff can be.
The singing-songwriting superstar introduced “Red” in October 2012, and many of the quadruple-platinum-selling release’s songs became chart hits, often crossing between multiple genres. Its bids for both album of the year and country album are among Swift’s four nominations at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, which… Continue reading Grammys 2014: To Taylor Swift, award shows are the 'sickest concerts ever'
There’s a moment toward the end of Life After Beth where Aubrey Plaza, in full-on zombie everything, is chained to an oven that she’s literally carrying on her back as she takes a romantic stroll through the woods with her boyfriend, played by Dane DeHaan. That’s the sort of twisted romantic tone Life After Beth flirts with throughout — a funny, dark and oddly heartwarming… Continue reading Why Aubrey Plaza Plays One of the Best Zombies Ever in 'Life After Beth'
Veteran producer Bridget Carpenter was so impressed by former Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa’s performance on her upcoming Sundance Channel drama The Red Road that she made this proclamation: “He’s the best actor I’ve ever worked with,” she told EW. “He’s a soulful and deeply prepared actor and this is the finest work I’ve seen him do. It’s unbelievable.”
And Carpenter has been a producer on high-quality shows with… Continue reading ‘Red Road’ producer: Jason Momoa is the best actor I’ve ever worked with