Category Archives: Film Noir

New “Lockout” Poster Makes Takes A Bow.

Here’s the poster for “Lockout,” the Luc Besson-directed actioner starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace. It looks like terrific, messy fun: (h/t TotalFilm)

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DreamWorks Plans Remake Of Hitchcock’s “Rebecca.”

ComingSoon reports that DreamWorks has plans to bring author Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 classic back to theaters. Steven Knight has signed to adapt the book, which first came to theaters via Alfred Hitchcock in 1940. According to ComingSoon: “The book … Continue reading

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Want To Talk To Samuel L. Mutha&&^^N Jackson? Join “The Avengers” Live Twitter Chat Today.

Get your inner nerd on at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST today for a live Twitter chat with stars of the Joss Whedon-helmed superteam flick. Via Marvel, here’s the full details: “Marvel Studios announced they will be sponsoring a Global … Continue reading

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Review: Raiders From Beneath the Sea (USA, 1964)

Name: Raiders From Beneath the Sea Release Date: 1964 Writers: Harry Spalding, F. Paul Hall (story) Director: Maury Dexter Cast: Ken Scott: Bill Harper Merry Anders: Dottie Harper Russ Bender: Tucker Booth Colman: Purdy Garth Benton: Clifford ‘Buddy’ Harper Bruce … Continue reading

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Report: Kristen Wiig in Negotiations To Star In “Walter Mitty.”

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Saturday Night Live star Kristen Wiig is in talks to star in negotiations to star alongside Ben Stiller in a new film adaptation of the James Thurber short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” … Continue reading

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George Lucas Says He’s “Retiring From Blockbusters.”

From NYMag’s Vulture blog. This is probably just as well: “So no more Star Wars movies? “Why would I make any more when everybody yells at you all the time and says what a terrible person you are?” gripes Lucas. Despite his … Continue reading

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“Gangster Squad” First Look.

Here’s your first look at the cast of director Ruben Fleischer’s upcoming “Gangster Squad.” The cast includes Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emma Stone, Giovanni Ribisi, Nick Nolte, Michael Peña, Anthony Mackie, and Robert Patrick. Here’s the film’s synopsis: … Continue reading

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Is Rooney Mara Using Fashion To Wage An Oscar Bid?

That’s the intriguing question posed in The Daily Beast this morning about the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” star, who’s been turning heads across the globe with a series of striking red carpet outfits. The Daily Beast’s Isabel Wilkinson writes: … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office And Your Monday Must-Read.

A Long-Running Cineaste feature returns after a brief hiatus today. “Twilight” three-peated during a slow weekend at the box office, while The Muppets remain in second place. From BoxOffice Mojo, here’s the weekend by the numbers: TW LW Title (click … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman Returns To “Nevewhere.”

This Makes Me Happy. From Hero Complex: “Neverwhere” aired in 1996 as a six-part, three-hour series on British television and now it’s reaching the U.S. in a new 15th anniversary home video collection. The story hinges on a meeting between … Continue reading

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