The Binary Bansai has unearthed a rare hour long interview with Star Wars creator George Lucas from 1971. Filmed hot on the heels of his first feature film THX 1138, the piece entitled George Lucas: Maker of Films features a 27 year old Lucas discussing the movie industry, film theory and his hopes for the […]
We briefly discussed Korean director Park Chan-wook‘s latest film Thirst, in our most recent podcast. Park, the director of 2003’s twisted and amazing Oldboy debuted his new film at the Cannes film festival a few weeks ago. Thirst secured a North American release at the festival, and an English trailer for the film hit the […]
Special guests Peter Kuplowsky, programmer at the Bloor and the After Dark Film Festival, and Noah Taylor, blogger extraordinaire, join Jeff, Lucas, and Will for a discussion of recent films and comics. Peter lets us know what he saw at The Cannes Film Festival, and Jeff talks to us about Batman and Robin #1. "Here we go!"
Director Martin Scorsese hopes to continue his successful collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio in their new film Shutter Island. The psychological thriller follows Teddy Daniels (DiCaprio), a US Marshal investigating the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane located on a remote island. Shutter Island is based off the novel of the […]
I missed director Davis Guggenheim‘s It Might Get Loud at the Toronto Film Festival last year since I had another movie to attend. The documentary features Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, The Edge of U2 and Jack White of The White Stripes/The Raconteurs talking about music and the power of the electric guitar. The trailer […]
Paramount Pictures has let slip the first official photo of Mickey Rourke as Ivan “Whiplash” Vanko in Jon Favreau’s Iron Man 2. Rourke’s character is actually a combination of two Iron Man villains: Blacklash and a Russian villain Crimson Dynamo. The photo no doubt represents an early iteration of the character in the film; as […]
Film School Rejects is reporting that directors James Cameron, Gore Verbinski and Zack Snyder have all signed on to produce segments for a new animated Heavy Metal film being helmed by David Fincher. According to the article, three other big name directors are also in negotiations to create segments for the film, but have not […]
“Han Solo, P.I” is the creation of YouTube user TheCBVee. The video is a mashup of Star Wars and the 1980’s TV show Magnum, P.I. starring Tom Selleck. Oh, internet you never cease to amaze me. The Star Wars spoof is a painstaking shot for shot re-imagining of the original Magnum, P.I. intro sequence, as you […]
When I was 10 years old my mother introduced my brother and me to Ray Harryhausen. We watched Jack the Giant Killer, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and other films featuring Harryhausen’s amazing stop-motion effects. By this point in my life I was already well versed in the works of George […]
Variety reported yesterday that a few of the guys behind HBO’s hilarious Eastbound & Down are set to develop a film based on the comic book Hench. Danny McBride, star of Eastbound & Down and the upcoming Land of the Lost is set to star in Hench, a movie about a retired football player who […]
A new trailer for ’77 has hit the net. ’77 (previously known as 5-25-77, the release date of the original Star Wars) is a coming of age story that focuses on a geeky high-school student and aspiring filmmaker named Pat (John Francis Daley of TV’s Freaks and Geeks). Like many people, Pat’s life changed on […]
Using footage from multiple sources YouTube user jaronpitt‘s has assembled a very impressive trailer for a non-existent Green Lantern movie starring Firefly star Nathan Fillion. This is an impressive mashup that gives us an idea of what the actual live-action Green Lantern movie will actually look like. Thanks to Fip Lele.
Once in a while a film so stupid and at the same time so incredibly awesome will come along that you know you have to see it. What do you get when you mix B-movie icon Lorenzo Lamas and 80’s pop star Debbie Gibson with humongous prehistoric sea creatures? Well that’s easy: you get the […]
The Fox Theatre recently announced that the all-night grindhouse marathon Shock and Awe will be returning next month. The event starts on June 13th at 11:30 and runs until 10:30 the next day. The event will feature some amazingly bad/awesome films from the 60’s through the 80’s all presented in 35mm, including Swinging Pussycats, Hell’s Angels […]
Director’s Michael Bay and McG have been exchanging words over whose giant robot movie will come out on top this summer: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen or Terminator Salvation. At one point McG even challenged Michael Bay to a penis-measuring contest to settle the argument once and for all. Can’t we all just get along […]