Alamo Drafthouse Cinema DFW Announces Location #3: Alamo Las Colinas

It’s almost too good to be true. 3, count them, 3 Dallas-area Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas you say? The mind reels! That means that Tim League continues his iron-fisted extermination of cinematic mediocrity, one city at a time…or maybe we’re misreading the sub-text. Anyway it’s great news that means more of that Alamo goodness to go […]

Sam Mendes Confirmed to Direct 24th James Bond Film

After much deliberation about whether or not Sam Mendes would indeed return to direct the next Bond film, today the film’s producers and executives announced that not only will Daniel Craig be returning as the legendary British secret agent in the 24th James Bond film, Mendes will also return to direct the screenplay written by John […]

Update On Guillermo del Toro Creature Based Sci-Fi Flick 'Pacific Rim'

Since 2006 Guillermo del Toro has had over a dozen projects in some form of development to his credit (with him either as a writer, director, creative consultant, etc.). His upcoming sci-fi film is the first project that he’s both written and directed since Hellboy II: The Golden Army. So what can we expect from […]

At Least Three New Studio Ghibli Projects Supposedly In Development

Studio Ghibli is never content to rest on their laurels or let the ink dry. Their charming and wonderful film from 2010 The Secret World of Arrietty will finally hit U.S. theaters this Friday (look for a G-S-T review then as well). Also, From Up On Poppy Hill (the second effort from Hayao Miyazaki’s son Goro Miyazaki) was released last July in Japan. It […]

Hammer Announces Global Restoration Project To Bring Iconic Library To Blu-Ray

In a landmark collaboration, Hammer announced that STUDIOCANAL, Anolis Entertainment (Germany), Pinewood, illuminate Hollywood fka HTV and others are coming together to undertake a major restoration of the iconic Hammer film library. The project will bring over 30 of their most memorable and iconic movies into HD format for Blu-ray and new media exploitation in […]

Gerard Butler To Lead Ridley Scott's Fact-Based Mercenary Thriller

Ridley Scott has signed on to direct and produce the story of Simon Mann, a former British army officer who, in 2004,  attempted to stage a coup against the president of Equatorial Guinea. This film would be financed and shot by the Scott Free production label Ridley started with his brother Tony. Though Scott and Butler’s schedules are tied […]

'Bond 23' Has Its Villain…Javier Bardem

Wow, it’s been too long since I’ve heard casting news this good! After MGM’s unfortunate financial woes, it looked like the world’s most beloved super-spy James Bond, contrary to his famous post credits tag line, might not return to the silver screen. Thankfully, through those oh so secret meeting behind executives’ closed doors, all the […]

No More Qwikster, Today or Ever Again!!

In a surprising reversal by Reed Hastings, founder and CEO of Netflix, he’s announced that the DVD split from Netflix would not, repeat NOT be happening. Following the recent, very bold and commercially unpopular changes to Netflix, Hastings has decided to nix the idea of the Streaming/DVD split and instead keep things just as they are now. Whew…that makes me […]

The State of Netflix: From the Mouth of Founder/CEO Reed Hastings

Seems like Netfilx has been in a rough patch as of late. First the rate changes, now the split from Starz Entertainment, and now a rebranding?? We already know that Netflix will continue to stream movies (though they’ll be short 1000+ titles when their contracted Starz catalog agreement expires in Feb 2012) but now there’s […]