Daily Archives: December 28, 2011

Woody Allen’s First “Midnight in Paris” Was A 1971 Short Story.

Here’s a fascinating piece by Steve Pond over at The Wrap, who notes that Woody Allen took a fantasy trip to the Lost Generation’s City of Light years before last summer’s sleeper hit Midnight in Paris. As he got ready … Continue reading

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Cheeta The Chimp, RIP.

Addenda: There’s now some debate over whether the chimp who expired over the Christmas holiday was the real Cheeta or even ever got near a Hollywood soundstage. The Miami New Times reports: <‚ÄčTo hear the story repeated from fine bastions … Continue reading

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New “Wrath of the Titans” Trailer Hits The Web.

Bet You Didn’t Know … … that you wanted a sequel to 2010’s plodding reboot of the 1981 Desmond Davis-directed sword-and-sandals epic. Well you’re getting one whether you want it or not. As proof, here’s the trailer: Wrath of the … Continue reading

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You Like Them. You Really Like (To Steal Them).

By Odin’s Hammer! Kenneth Branagh’s “Thor” was the third most pirated flick of 2011, according to a list compiled by Movifone.com. The Marvel superhero flick, which grossed $450 million worldwide, was illegally downloaded 8.3 million times, according to ComicBookMovie. And … Continue reading

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New “Underworld: Awakening” Images Hit The Web.

This one’s for the Kate Beckinsale fans among you. Courtesy of TotalFilm, here’s some new images of the English actress, who’s appearing in the latest installment of the long-running Vampires vs. Werewolves franchise. The movie hits theaters on Jan. 20.

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Report: Silence of the Lambs, Forrest Gump Added To National Film Registry.

Helllooo … Clarice …. Anthony Hopkins’ Hannibal Lecter steps a little further into film history today as director Jonathan Demme’s 1991 tale of the erudite serial killer with a taste for human flesh officially becomes part of the National Film … Continue reading

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