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Review in a Hurry: In 1982, John Carpenter knew how to do a remake. Take the basic idea of an older horror movie (and its source novella), radically reconceive the monster and do an original take. This “premake”—officially a prequel, but beat-for-beat pretty much a remake—is the opposite… Continue reading Movie Review: As a Prequel, The Thing Just Doesn't Pack the Same Terrifying Punch


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As anticipated, the CW is serious about getting into the Carrie Bradshaw business.

The fifth network is about to close a deal for a script based on The Carrie Diaries, Candice Bushnell’s book about Carrie Bradshaw’s high school years. Gossip Girl producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage will shepherd the new version should it go to pilot and (if Carrie fans are lucky) to… Continue reading CW eyes ‘Sex and the City’ prequel


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Looks like we won’t be seeing Carrie Bradshaw’s early adventures on the big screen.

Michael Patrick King, who directed both Sex and the City movies and acted as an executive producer on the series, told reporters during the Television Critics Association press tour today that he was not working on the rumored prequel film.

“My Carrie started at 33… Continue reading Michael Patrick King denies working on ‘Sex and the City’ prequel film

Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy (Episodes I – III) [Blu-ray]

Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy on Blu-ray will feature Star Wars Episodes I-III utilizing the highest possible picture and audio presentation. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (32 Years Before Episode IV) Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from… Continue reading Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy (Episodes I - III) [Blu-ray]

The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Tuesday for the final figures based on actual box office.

After a record-breaking Memorial Day weekend, June kicked off with only one new movie in wide release. Although Matthew Vaughn’s franchise prequel/reboot X-Men: First Class (20th Century Fox)… Continue reading X-Men Prequel Flies to a First Class Finish