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Depp is Burton’s 3-D Mad Hatter (?)

| July 29, 2008 | 11 Comments

Digital Spy has the morning tea party news: Tim Burton has reportedly signed Johnny Depp for his forthcoming Alice In Wonderland adaptation. The film, which will be presented in Disney Digital 3-D, will feature Depp as The Mad Hatter, according to The Sun. A source commented: “Tim has had... (Read More)

“Do I look like a man with a plan?”

| July 28, 2008 | 64 Comments

It’s fitting that “Nobody knows anything” got dropped as a banner slogan around here, because this year everybody knows at least one thing: Heath Ledger will be nominated for Best Supporting Actor. Done deal. Fait accompli. In a season when we’ll be stressing over all kinds of votes, one... (Read More)

“W” trailer

| July 27, 2008 | 39 Comments

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEyJ2kdaaTQ[/youtube] “W” – Catch the crazy antics of Junior, Laura, Babs and Poppy! When it comes to family squabbling, this black sheep son is anything but sheepish! Sundays on the Lifetime Network. (8 PM, 7 PM Central) [youtube keeps shredding the trailer, but then it re-generates like a lizard's... (Read More)

The Brothers Bloom trailer

| July 26, 2008 | 22 Comments

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTOMGgY7M_8[/youtube] Writer/Director Rian Johnson, whose 2005 debut Brick was a genre-twisting hard-boiled Teens Gone Noir thriller that won several Indie screenplay awards, follows up with a globe-trotting adventure caper — Cons Gone Rom-Com. The cast couldn’t be much cooler, and while the budget looks considerably bigger than Brick’s $475,000,... (Read More)

Speaking of Superheroes

| July 25, 2008 | 10 Comments

“People of Berlin and people of the world, the scale of our challenge is great. The road ahead will be long. But I come before you to say that we are heirs to a struggle for freedom. We are a people of improbable hope with an eye towards future,... (Read More)

Red Sonja & Double ‘R’ Rodriguez

| July 24, 2008 | 8 Comments

With the Catwoman topic generating 188 comments yesterday, all the terrific actresses mentioned had me hankering for more superheroine opportunities. Along comes ComicCon and delivers the red-hot news that Robert Rodriguez and Rose McGowan are on track for the 2009 release of Red Sonja (She Devil with a Sword).... (Read More)

Bale incident comes into sharper focus

| July 23, 2008 | 31 Comments

The last thing we want is to fan the flames on this, but since yesterday’s story broke with so few hard facts, it’s useful to see the story refined and clarified with any new info at all. Most importantly, the language of the complaint and possible eventual charges hinged... (Read More)

Hello Kitty

| July 22, 2008 | 210 Comments

Too soon to start campaigning for Catwoman? Is there another villain more iconic? Any other opponent who could match the impact of the Joker? Who’s the female equivalent of Heath Ledger? And who could pull off this Kittensuit? Meow.