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Producers Guild just announded that “award-winning television and film producer and director J.J. Abrams will be honored with the 2013 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television. The award will be presented to Abrams at the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards ...

When fan made poster has this level of expertise we’re happy to share it. Film School Rejects features the work of artist Yehudi Mercado in his witty tribute to the movie-within-a-movie that propels the plot of Super 8. Check out ...

“Production Values!” EW’s Lisa Schwatzbaum says Super 8 is “a great specimen of original storytelling grounded in a sophisticated respect for storytellers who have come before.” Loving, Playful, and spectacularly well made, Super 8 is easily the best summer movie ...

One last fabulous poster for Super 8 rewinds the knob on the way-back machine to evoke the hand-painted ’80’s illustrations of Drew Struzan. See them all enlarged after the cut and pick your favorite.

In truth, the year before last might have been a better year to use as an argument FOR Super 8, but two years with ten Best Picture nominees does not a pattern make. The bad news is the Oscars are ...

Wicked was initially on track to be a movie before it detoured to Broadway in 2004, quickly becoming one of the most successful musicals of all time. Deadline says the project is finally returning to Hollywood as Universal works to ...

Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Boris Kodjoe Returning to the espionage terrain of Alias, J.J. Abrams has created a spy series for NBC called Undercovers. Warner Brothers has confirmed that a script obtained by Italian online magazine Il Post is the real ...

Don’t know about you, but after all the pre-tease fuss last week, finally now seeing the official clip I’m feeling more harassed than teased. Anyway, here ’tis, for your deja viewing pleasure.

Two days ago I jumped into the whisper chain about the new J.J. Abrams trailer set to debut with Iron Man 2. Several sources agreed with NY Magazine’s Vulture speculation that it involved a prequel to Cloverfield. Yesterday J.J. Abrams ...

Continuing today’s experiment of posting stuff and then advising you not to read it, we now have details of the not-so-secret-anymore trailer that was supposed to be a bonus surprise preceding screenings of IM2 on Friday. One more reason to ...

Guest critic RRA emerges from his popcorn movie worm hole to offer us his Star Trek reader review, STAR TREK (2009) – ***1/2 (out of 5) I won’t give you the usual speech given for the last few decades about ...

Open thread for your Treknosavy Star Trek reactions. Predict the number of Star Trek Oscar nominations after the cut.

Only 8 reviews so far (about 25% of the usual number received by a film in wide-release), but the interesting thing is that, as more critics weigh in, the average is going up instead down. Over the past couple of ...

According to metacritic, the trades give Star Trek two perfect scores of 100. When is the last time that happened — for any sort of movie? (These have been out a few days, but I only noticed them tonight.) Variety, ...

Thanks to Jack Stark for the link to this lengthy (18-minute) audio review of Star Trek from “The Spill Crew.” SPOILER ALERT: These guys are chatty and start to tell a little more than I wanted to hear, so I ...

Believing they had come to see 1982’s Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, fans at the the Alamo Draft House in Austin last night got an early look at the J.J. Abrams reboot. EW reports: …the reactions range from wildly ...

350 years from now, no real progress beyond the Wonderbra. Or the male need to sneak a peek at one. Fascinating.

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