Filmmakers seem to have countless motivations for taking a trip back to the cinematic well. Whether it’s for the sake of revitalizing a classic movie with a more contemporary cast (such as George Clooney and company stepping in for the Rat Pack in Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven), reverently reminding moviegoers of a cinematic milestone (De Laurentiis’ and Jackson’s respective updates of King Kong) or bringing an influential foreign film into the… Continue reading Infographic: Original vs. Remake -- Which Does Better at the Box Office?
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Prepare to boldly go where no man has gone before with the Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection, an action-packed box set featuring the six films in their original theatrical versions starring the U.S.S. Enterprise’s legendary crew. The films have been digitally remastered and The Wrath of Khan has been fully restored in high definition with brilliant picture quality and… Continue reading Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection (Star Trek I, II, III, IV, V, VI + The Captain's Summit Bonus Disc) [Blu-ray]
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The 10 Most Lovable Foul-Mouthed Kids in Movies by Evan Saathoff
‘Elysium”s Sci-fi Problem and Why Not Being Futuristic Enough Is a Distraction by Peter Hall
‘Crawl to Me’ Poster Premiere, Plus Five Things You Should Know About the Horror Movie by Rick Marshall
Ten Reasons Why ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Is This Year’s Craziest Action Movie by Evan Saathoff
You’re Old: ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ Came Out 25… Continue reading Best of the Week: Questioning the Year's Questionable Sci-fi, Original 'Kick-Ass' Ending, 'You're Next' Giveaway and More
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… well, OK, 30 years ago (on May 25, 1983) in our own galaxy, came the theatrical release of “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.” The installment triumphantly wrapped up the “Star Wars” saga for all time. Or so we thought.
Little did we know that the movie’s cuddly-but-ferocious Ewoks would soon spawn a cottage industry of spinoffs, or… Continue reading 'Return of the Jedi': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Finale
Given how fond we are of our anti-heroes, it’s a wonder that John Garfield doesn’t loom larger in our moviegoing memory.
We love our Sean Penns and Ryan Goslings, our Al Pacinos and Robert De Niros, our James Deans and Marlon Brandos and Montgomery Clifts. But Garfield (who was born 100 years ago this week, on March 4, 1913) was there before all of them. The star of “The Postman Always… Continue reading John Garfield at 100: Remembering Hollywood's Original Rebel