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Is this a dream? I’m dreaming, right? Quentin Tarantino is about to beam up to the ‘Star Trek‘ franchise and that’s not joke. Tarantino, who is a big fan of all films, came up with a ‘Star Trek‘ storyline for a new film and talked with JJ Abrams about it. Abrams liked it so much, because why wouldn’t he, and the two have started to assemble a writer’s room who will knock out a big script based on Tarantino’s idea.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

A week or two ago, there was a disturbance in the force as Kathleen Kennedy, LucasFilm, and Disney fired their Star Wars IX director Colin Trevorrow. You can read about that HERE. Turns out, the studio execs couldn’t handle having a big creative force behind Star Wars. The search was on for another director. Were they gonna go with another indie filmmaker with good credentials or play it safe like they did when they replaced Miller and Lord with the capable Ron Howard?

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J.J. Abrams Boards new Michael Jackson Project!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 20th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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J.J. Abrams and Tavis Smiley are teaming up to bring the upcoming book “Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson’s Last Days” to television for Warner Bros. The book comes out tomorrow and was written by Tavis Smiley. The show has been set up with WBTV for a while now though and now that J.J. Abrams and his company Bad Robot are aboard, I expect this project to gain steam.

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Daisy Ridley Re-teams with J.J. Abrams for new Film!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 18th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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No, this is not ‘Star Wars‘ news, but it is about Daisy Ridley (Rey) and J.J. Abrams coming together again for a supernatural drama called ‘Kolma’ for Paramount. Abrams will be producing the film through Bad Robot and Ridley is set to star.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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J.J. Abrams is no longer controlling the bridge of the USS Enterprise and is handing off command of ‘Star Trek 3‘ to Justin Lin, director of 4 films in the Fast and Furious franchise. Abrams had to step down  from directing the tertiary project due to his commitment  as director for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘.

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Rebecca S., Here…

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I saw “Say Anything…” back in 1989. I was 9 years old. “Jerry Maguire” came out in ’96 when I was 16. So it wasn’t until 2000 when “Almost Famous” hit theaters that Cameron Crowe became a name in my household. I am very excited that he is returning to his rock’n’roll roots (“Almost Famous” is loosely based on Crowe’s time as a writer for Rolling Stone magazine) with a comedy that he will write, direct, and executive produce.

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Hello, Jana here,

 

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Nerds everywhere, prepare to be absolutely outraged!! Nerd 101 teaches us that ‘Star Wars‘ and ‘Star Trek‘ are two entirely separate factions that should never, never EVER be combined. The two are like ‘Ghostbusters‘ proton streams. What can we never do with proton streams? That’s right….cross them.  What we all feared has actually made it’s way into the script. JJ Abrams, with Disney, has announced today, there will be a small cameo in the upcoming ‘Star Wars Episode VII‘ that will feature Spock. I can’t believe the lunacy of this one either.  I’m really stunned. I even checked this for an April Fools Day joke and it seems it’s 100% legit.

 

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Hi, Bryan Here…

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Adam Driver, mostly known for playing Hannah’s boyfriend on the HBO series ‘Girls‘, and was recently seen in the Coen Bros. film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis‘ has been set to play the viallin in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII‘ from J.J. Abrams. there is a high level of secrecy of which villain he will be playing, and we don’t know yet if this is the same role that Michael Fassbender and Joel Kinnaman were going for.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away… writer Michael Arndt penned a script for the new upcoming ‘Star Wars VII‘ film, which is coming to theaters in 2015. J.J. Abrams is directing the new ‘Star Wars‘ movies as we all know by now. But today, it was announced that Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan, the original writer for ‘Empire Strikes Back‘ (the best ‘Star Wars‘ film), are now working over the script from Arndt.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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We all know J.J. Abrams and his company Bad Robot is notorious for keeping their projects secret until they are released in full. Just look back at ‘Cloverfield‘ or ‘Super 8‘, and even the recent ‘Star Trek‘ sequel. Sure we all knew a movie was coming out, but we didn’t know certain big aspects such as if there was a monster involved, a certain identity of a character, and much more. ‘LOST‘ even made it’s success from all of its secrets.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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J.J. Abrams has just teamed up with video game company, Valve to develop future projects based on their video games. Abrams’ production banner, Bad Robot will help develop these projects, which is to start fairly soon. Valve is known mostly for their games, ‘Half-Life‘, ‘Portal‘, and ‘Left 4 Dead‘. And not only will they develop films together, but also new video games. I’m calling a future ‘Star Trek‘ or ‘Star Wars‘ game for Valve in the coming years.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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Say it isn’t so folks.  J.J. Abrams is moving from ‘Star Trek‘ to ‘Star Wars‘ according to sources close to Lucas film and Abrams. “It’s done deal with J.J.,” said a source close to the project.  Interesting enough, Ben Affleck was being looked at to helm the next film as well, but Kathleen Kennedy (who is a big collaborator with Lucas and Spielberg), heavily courted Abrams for the gig.

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Hi Bryan Here….

Jon Favreau will direct the pilot episode for a project hatched by J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke for NBC called ‘Revolution’.  We all know what J.J. Abrams is capable of, but Kripke is responsible for ‘Supernatural’. ‘Revolution’ will be a fast paced action series that follows a group of people trying to survive and try to find their family and friends  in a world where all forms of energy have mysteriously ceased to exist.  Seems right up Abrams alley doesn’t it?

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The Bishop Charlotte Reporting….

Hasbro has just gotten in bed with J.J. Abrams and Paramount for Micronauts, a film based on the successful toys (or I assume they’re successful, as a movie is in the works. I’ve never heard of them.) The film will be written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, the scribes that brought you Zombieland, which at least gives us a giggle.

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J.J. Abrams Will Direct Star Trek 2!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 27th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

So J.J. is back from vacation and is done with all things ‘Super 8’ for the time being, that he has put his focus on ‘Star Trek 2’.  He is currently co-writing with Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof on the sequel to Star Trek.  He is hoping for a production start in January.  And Chris Pine is definitely reprising his role as Captain Kirk.  So far, a script and story has not been approved, but the studio is ready when the script and Abrams is.  I’m sure everyone will be returning.  I wonder if we will get a Shatner cameo this time around.

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Hi Bryan Here….

We have covered the production of this show quite a bit over the last few months which you can read about HERE.  I’m happy the trailer is finally here and well, it looks really fucking good.  Not sure how it will compare to LOST, but believe you me, I will definitely have my hopes up for it.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Over at HERO COMPLEX, they have a story and interview with J.J. Abrams and he gives us some insight into this world surrounding his film, Super 8.  This film has been top secret, so I don’t know if Abrams is throwing us off or not, but I can;t wait to find out.  It is going to be one thrilling summer.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Sorry about the lack of posts recently.  With all the holidays and with our recent move to bigger and better servers, the site should be working properly from now on with tons and tons of new reviews/stories/contests and much much more.

That said, LOST creator J.J. Abrams is pitching another tv program called “PULP”.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Sorry for the lack of news and reviews yesterday.  we had some site issues, but they are all fixed now.  Anywho, Jorge Garcia who is known for playing Hurley on the hit show LOST, has been the first actor to sign on for J.J. Abrams new tv creation for FOX called “Alcatraz”.  He’ll play Alcatraz expert Dr. Diego Soto.

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J.J. Abrams is Pitching New TV Show with LOST Vets

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 20th, 2010

“Vulture has the report, saying that Abrams and collaborators Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec were pitching a ‘comedic drama’ tentatively called Odd Jobs, which would bring together Emerson and O’Quinn as the agents. This is just the latest news of a possible show featuring the two actors, which began in February when the pair said they were working on a possible post-Lost project. (One possibility mentioned then was a show that would feature the two as ’suburban hit men,’ which could have become this setup.) At this point it is just a possibility, but it’s a ramping up of several months’ worth of rumor, so stay tuned…”

For one I will watch anything that has the two actors and two anything J.J. Abrams says yes to I am all in. Looking froward to seeing this come through.

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Fox Network Is Dedicated To New J.J. Abrams Alcatraz Pilot

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 16th, 2010

Fox network has bought into J.J. Abrams (LOST, Alias, Star Trek) new TV show creation called Alcatraz. It will be a drama tied to the prison off the coast of California.

The show is described as “a show about mysteries, secrets and the most infamous prison of all time: Alcatraz.”

That is pretty much all we know at this time. That’s pretty usual with something J.J. Everything is so top secret.

Al Capone was at one time serving time in Alactraz.

Sounds like a good premise to me. Any thoughts?

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‘Overlord’ Film Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 10th, 2018

Overlord is the latest endeavor from sophomore feature film director Julius Avery and is produced by professional fanboy JJ Abrams.  Here’s how I imagine their meeting went.

Avery:  So, I have an idea for a video game movie.
JJ:  Well, we don’t own the rights to any video games, and those movies always suck.
Avery:  Yeah but see I play video games.
JJ:  OK, well, what video game do you want to base a movie on?
Avery:  ALL OF THEM!!!

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‘King Cohen’ Blu-ray Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 18th, 2018

Larry Cohen is one of those old-school filmmakers that has been around a long time and is universally loved in the business. Cohen is mostly known for his B-movie films and having a penchant for not taking “no” for an answer. His filmmaking methods are pioneering and risky, but all have been a big success in their own way. Over the past few decades, Choen has amassed a ton of great friendships with other filmmakers, who all talk about Cohen her in this documentary called ‘King Cohen‘.

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Fantastic Fest is one of the events that is pure bliss for any fan of genre cinema. If you love horror, sci-fi, foreign, action, and even adult-oriented movies from the 1970s, then Fantastic Fest is the place to let that freak flag fly high and be with like-minded individuals that truly appreciate the art of movies. All of the madness and fun will take place in Austin, TX starting on September 20th and run for 10 days at the Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar St. This year, which is the 14th annual festival of Fantastic-ness, captures the essence of the Korean movie scene with a ton of cool films being showcased from Korea, both new and old. This is something you won’t want to miss.

 

 

The first wave of movies has been announced, including the World Premiere of the WWII horror movie called ‘OVERLORD‘ from J.J. Abrams. In addition to that film, Fantastic Fest will host Gareth Evans‘ horror movie ‘APOSTLE‘. Gareth gave us the amazing films ‘THE RAID‘ AND ‘THE RAID 2‘, so you can expect some insane fight scenes and horrific imagery. Alos, a film called ‘THE NIGHT COMES FOR US‘, which stars the badass from those ‘RAID‘ movies will be shown, meaning Iko Uwais will stun us once again with his amazing physical skills. If you were a fan of ‘THE GREASY STRANGLER‘, the director of that movie Jim Hosking has a new film called ‘AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN‘, which is being described as a David Lynch meets John Waters type of movie. You had me at Greasy Strangler.

 

 

Lastly, there are some vintage films coming through from AGFA (American Genre Film Archive), one of which has peaked my interest from the title alone – ‘MARY JANE’S NOT A VIRGIN ANYMORE‘. I have high hopes for this one. Below is the list of films with cast and crew info, along with a brief synopsis. Enjoy and hope to see you all there.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 25th, 2018

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There is always hope for a new ‘Star Wars‘ movie. Two years ago with ‘The Force Awakens‘, Disneyand JJ Abrams reinvigorated the franchise into becoming the #1 movie of all time. Not only was it financially successful, but it brought a new love to the film series, since the prequels almost destroyed all that ‘Star Wars‘ had built up since 1977. It was a new day in the ‘Star Wars‘ universe with new characters crossing paths with our favorite original characters, which made our collective nerdy hearts soar with happiness and nostalgia.

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Film Review: ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 5th, 2018

Going into ‘The Cloverfield Paradox‘, which should be renamed to ‘The Cloverfield Potato‘, I was a huge fan of this movie universe and its mythology. With 2008’s ‘Cloverfield‘, I loved the use of handheld cameras and the found footage aspect to tell this crazy story of a giant creature wreaking havoc on everyone and everything in New York, despite the annoying characters. Some years later, we got a film set in the same universe with ‘10 Cloverfield Lane‘, which had us holed up with John Goodman and couple other great characters where something terrible was happening outside their underground bunker, just as something equally awful was happening underground. JJ Abrams had announced a third film some years ago that would take place in this ‘Cloverfield‘ universe, but went thru many delays and a ton of titles, including ‘The God Particle‘.

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Dan Moran’s Top 12 Movies of 2017 Plus Extras!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 4th, 2018

I saw 75 movies this year and I still have 3-4 left to finish up over the next few weeks. I haven’t seen The Post, Call Me By Your Name, or Phantom Thread yet. Phantom Thread is the only regret I have but it doesn’t come out until mid-January and I like to finish my list before first week of January ends. A few special awards before my top 12.

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Film Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 12th, 2017

There is always hope for a new ‘Star Wars‘ movie. Two years ago with ‘The Force Awakens‘, Disney and JJ Abrams reinvigorated the franchise into becoming the #1 movie of all time. Not only was it financially successful, but it brought a new love to the film series, since the prequels almost destroyed all that ‘Star Wars‘ had built up since 1977. It was a new day in the ‘Star Wars‘ universe with new characters crossing paths with our favorite original characters, which made our collective nerdy hearts soar with happiness and nostalgia.

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4K UHD Review: Westworld Season 1!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 11th, 2017

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HBO’s new flagship show ‘Westworld‘ entered with a big bang in its first season. Since ‘Game of Thrones‘ is ending soon, HBO was ahead of the game and needed its new sci-fi action original show and ‘Westworld‘ was its name. That rhymed a little bit. Based on Michael Crichton’s story and film from 1973 of the same name, ‘Westworld‘ takes a theme park (much like Disneyland) to the next level. What do I mean by that? Well, let’s say you entered the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean‘ ride at Disneyland.

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Star Wars Episode IX does NOT have a director anymore!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 5th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

Wait, what? This shit again? Seriously, those Star Wars execs, including Kathleen Kennedy need to get their shit together, because this is the 2nd time in a couple of months this has happened. Back in June, Chris Miller and Phil Lord were let go from the Han Solo spin-off movie mid-way through the shoot for bullshit reasons. They brought on the capable, yet safe director of Ron Howard to finish the job. At least Episode IX wasn’t in full on production yet, but we did know that Colin Trevorrow was set to direct after his huge success on Jurassic World. That is not the case anymore. Trevorrow is out of the director’s seat, leaving Disney and Lucas Film to  find another filmmaker.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

There’s a new movie coming out called Brad’s Status that stars Ben Stiller in what seems to be a dramatic role for the comedic actor. I’d say this performance has award nomination all over it, which has me gushing with excitement over Stiller. I’ve always been a big fan of Stiller and he’s proven he’s a brilliant director and can sell performances all over the spectrum. There was a run of movies that seemed like the same schtick over and over, but this film looks very good and has a ton of heart. I just hope the whole film is as good as this trailer, even though it looks to show the entire movie in it. I wish Hollywood would stop doing this.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

This is definitely on my radar now. Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth, meaning The Dude and Thor are most likely going to star in a new film called Bad Times at the El Royale, which will be directed by Drew Goddard and released by 20th Century Fox. Despite the awesome two actors and the cool title, filmmaker Drew Goddard is one to watch for sure.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind is coming to 4K UHD!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 18th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

I’m so excited that Steven Spielberg’s film catalogue is coming to 4K UHD. On September 19th, his famous alien film Close Encounters of the Third Kind will be released with a new 4K restoration in a 3-Disc edition with all-new bonus features. There is a collectible Limited Edition Giftset that will have illuminated packaging and actually play the 5-tone song that the aliens communicate to Earth. There is a big booklet included too along with all three versions of the film, being the theatrical cut, the Special Edition, and the Director’s Cut.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

I’m so excited for this. Warner Bros. has partnered with HBO and is releasing the first ever 4K UHD with HDR and Dolby Atmos when it comes to television box sets. I’m of course talking about the highly acclaimed and beloved West World Season One. Yes, this marks the first time a television series will be released on the format and what better way than with this epic series from HBO. Expect it on November 7th of this year with all 10 episodes in glorious HDR 4K and Dolby Atmos sound. There will also be a ton of bonus features too, which are listed out below. I can’t wait, because this might be the BEST TV release of the year. Now we need to get Game of Thrones in 4K.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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FANTASIA’S 21st EDITION TO FEATURE NUMEROUS WORLD PREMIERES, CANNES SENSATIONS, AND NORTH AMERICAN DEBUTS!

The North American Premiere of Cannes Sensation THE VILLAINESS, World Premiere of new work from Géla Babluani, North American Premiere of Takashi Miike’s JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE, a special screening of Luc Besson’s VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS, a pair of dazzling new creations from Masaaki Yuasa, and a lifetime achievement award for the legendary Larry Cohen are among the Montreal genre festival’s First Wave announcements

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Favorite Films of 2016!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 30th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

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The end of 2016 is here, which means everyone’s Top 10 list is out already or getting ready to be released. I’m not going to do a Top 10 in order again this year, because there are just so many amazing films I feel so passionate about, that it is difficult to rank them. If you think this is a weak year of films, then you are surely mistaken. I will say that most of the big budget blockbusters this year were duds, but the indie films were nothing short of amazing. So below is the list of films that I truly loved this year. These films will be ones that I watch over and over again, and you should to. I watched 254 films that were released this year (Yes, I counted) and survived to tell the tale. As always, please let me know if any of your favorite films made my list. Enjoy!

You can CLICK the titles of each movie where you can purchase the Blu-rays too. Hooray! 

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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The ‘Cloverfield‘ series seems to be a bit low-key, but once the film lands it gathers huge amounts of steam  and fan love. The original film that kickstarted the franchise is 2008’s ‘Cloverfield‘, 8 years later in 2016 saw ‘10 Cloverfield Lane‘. While the film wasn’t a direct sequel, but more like a cousin to the original, we’ve learned that JJ Abrams‘ ‘God Particle‘ is the next relative in the series.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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In 2015 we all demanded ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ at the big screen for Christmas, this year, we can demand ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ in all of it’s high-quality 3D glory. Lucasfilm is releasing an exclusive four-disc 3D Collector’s Edition. With this edition we get the original theatrical release on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD. As if that wasn’t enough, we also get bonus features all new bonus material, including deleted scenes, behind the scenes peeks and a brand new audio commentary from director J.J. Abrams. The whole thing comes to the states on November 15.

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Film Review: ’10 Cloverfield Lane’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 10th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Has it really been 8 years since we saw New York destroyed in ‘Cloverfield‘, which was the “found footage” film produced by J.J. Abrams about a giant monster in NYC. That film was highly secretive before it came out, and nobody really knew anything about it, but it did well at the box office and there was a lot of talk of a sequel for a number of years. A couple of years ago, things started popping up on sites that said “Untitled J.J. Abrams” project, and as of a couple of months ago, we got the first glimpse of a trailer called ‘10 Cloverfield Lane‘, produced by Abrams again and directed by first time feature director Dan Tratchenberg (Portal short). The studio and Abrams himself said that this was not a direct sequel to 2008’s ‘Cloverfield‘, but it was a blood relative or spiritual successor to it, because where do you really go from the end of ‘Cloverfield‘?

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Bryan Fuller is a name known for such shows as ‘Hannibal‘ and ‘Pushing Daisies‘, but if you go a little further into Fuller’s past, you’ll find a sci-fi fan first and foremost. In fact, Fuller became a writer with the hopes of writing for Gene Roddenberry’s juggernaut that is the ‘Star Trek‘ universe. He achieved that goal and began his writing career writing for ‘Star Trek: Voyager‘ and ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘. Now he’s back where it all started, taking on the mantle of showrunner and co-creator of the new Trek series coming from CBS.

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’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Trailer Mysteriously Pops Up!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 15th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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I knew about a sequel, but I had no idea it was in production or even was close to having a trailer. Color me surprised as J.J. Abrams and his company Bad Robot have done it again, flying way under the radar to release a sequel to the highly regarded film ‘Cloverfield‘. This sequel is titled ‘10 Cloverfield Lane‘ and has a great cast including John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim), and John Gallagher Jr. (Newsroom).

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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What film just broke the standing record as highest grossing film of all-time in domestic box office sales? You guessed it – ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘!!! Everyone knew it was going to shatter records and it certainly didn’t disappoint!

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Film Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 18th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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I can’t believe it’s finally here. Ten years since the last ‘Star Wars‘ movie, which was ‘Episode III‘ by George Lucas. In the decade that followed, we all thought we would never see another ‘Star Wars‘ feature film again, since Lucas himself destroyed and ruined the prequel trilogy and continued to alter the original trilogy to dried up mess of movies that are almost unrecognizable. Fortunately for every ‘Star Wars‘ fan in the world, he sold his production company that included the rights to ‘Star Wars‘ to Disney for a modest amount of $4 billion.

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Fernando’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 18th, 2015

Fernando M., Here…

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It’s incredibly easy to pick apart a movie and find its flaws.  As you can tell from many of my reviews, I am no stranger to doing this to movies.  I could spend hours talking about what JJ Abrams missed in the new Star Wars movie, where he diverged from cannon, where he asked us to suspend disbelief way too much, where he copied too much from the original trilogy, where he didn’t copy enough from the original trilogy.  But no matter how much you nit pick, THIS IS A FINE FILM AND A WELCOME ADDITION TO THE STAR WARS UNIVERSE!

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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My visit to Wizard World’s Comicon in Tulsa, OK would not be complete without getting into the Sean Astin panel. There’s just something about the Rudy Hobbit I’ve always loved. He’s one of the first movie stars to take my breath away in ‘The Goonies‘ and he’s still going strong! Love this man! I don’t understand why Wizard World did not use the Grand Ballroom like they did last year, the Assembly Hall worked out well for some talent, but Astin deserved the big room! It was bursting beyond capacity while we waited for him to take the stage and he was funny, sincere and everyone’s best friend, just like we all expected him to be. He slipped in and out of character reciting lines as Samwise, giving Doug’s legendary lisp some good use from ‘50 First Dates‘, he was amazing to see and worth the price of admission on his own.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Star Wars‘ faithfuls can’t seem to get enough of tearing apart the few scenes we’ve been privy to thus far from the trailer, in an effort to keep their tongues wagging, a new teaser was debuted for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ today on Instagram which features John Boyega’s character, Finn hefting a blue lightsaber in a face off with Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren.

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"This Is The End" At The 5th Annual Summer Of Sony

Sometimes an idea begins as a movie but seems better suited to a series order after working up the project for a bit, such is the case with ‘Future Man‘, a comedy from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, slated as a half-hour comedy picked up by Hulu. The pitch from Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir had a bit of a bidding war between networks of all shape and size was ultimately won over by Sony Pictures TV. Point Grey Pictures, Matt Tolmach Productions will be producing with Sony.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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If you’re a Trekkie and paid attention to director Justin Lin’s Twitter feed today, you would see what I’m about to tell you. Lin gave us the new title for the third film in the rebooted franchise. ‘Star Trek Beyond‘. I wonder if the incredibly retro looking patch is going to win over any of the haters that torched the last film, in particular, ‘Star Trek Into Darkness‘ because of how much it felt different to the series it’s based on among other reasons.

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Hulu Picks Up Seinfeld and The Walking Dead Spinoff!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 29th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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Hulu has worked a deal with AMC that puts the streaming service in a good spot with at least one brand new series. The output deal includes of all episodes of the upcoming series that are derived from the network’s top-rated ‘The Walking Dead‘ titled ‘Fear the Walking Dead‘.

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The New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Is Here!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 16th, 2015

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The ‘Star Wars‘ Celebration is currently going on in California right now, and to kick things off, J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy came out to discuss the new ‘Star Wars‘ film. They brought out the new actors John  Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and Daisy Ridley to talk about their characters. And at the end, Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), and Anthony Daniel (C3PO) came out as well. Then, they surprised us with a brand new trailer.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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I’ve been watching the progress of ‘11/22/63‘ on it’s journey from best-selling novel by the granddaddy of mystery/horror, author Stephen King, to its eventual transformation as an original series for Hulu. Today the JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot backed production has announced a director and the casting for several principal characters!

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‘Star Trek 3’ Just Might Snag Actor Idris Elba!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Mar 25th, 2015

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Justin Lin is taking over directorial duties for ‘Star Trek 3‘ while former helmer to the series, J.J. Abrams will be producing. It will star the roundup of usual suspects including Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and Anton Yelchin.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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The 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival is almost here, folks, and we have just received the entire list of all the films that will be playing at the festival. The fest will take place April 9-19, and you can start purchasing passes now with the links provided below. It looks like there will be some excellent filmmakers and actors in town for the festival as well as a treasure trove of awesome movies, which you can see listed out below with a little bit of information on each film. As usual, we will be at the festival, telling you about all the cool movies we’re seeing and posting some interviews with the talent. Stay tuned as  I’m sure more announcements will be made.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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In the wake of multiple announcements from Netflix in regards to original programming, Hulu offers their response, a 9-episode original series based on ‘11/22/63‘ from mega-writer Stephen King.

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The CW Bringing ‘Dead People’ To Pilot!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Feb 3rd, 2015

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As I mentioned earlier, The CW is making a day of getting their pilots in order for the rest of their year. The newest title brought to attention is the supernatural drama ‘Dead People‘. Coming from trusted ‘Californication‘ creator, Tom Kapinos and backed by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot banner.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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As we all knew would happen, ‘Star Trek 3‘ is on the horizon, even without the guidance of J.J. Abrams. Director Justin Lin (‘Fast and the Furious’) has taken the con after Roberto Orci left the project. Orci was a writer for ‘Star Trek Into Darkness‘ before he was tapped to direct the third installment. The director isn’t the only change in the project from the last film as the writing team that will be putting pen to paper is undergoing some staff re-vamps, too.

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‘Girls’ Already Renewed For a Fifth Season at HBO!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 5th, 2015

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HBO must be in love with their hit series ‘Girls‘ and its ratings, because they just renewed it for a 5th season before the upcoming 4th season has even started. HBO’s president of programming Michael Lombardo made the announcement tonight at the premiere of the 4th season.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

 

 

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 Cameron Crowe has a background steeped in music and on occasion, he pulls that background to the forefront and weaves it into the tapestry of a new project in a skillful way. One of his premiere films, ‘Almost Famous‘ gave us an inside peek at what it would be like to be hired by none other than Rolling Stone to go on tour with a rock band and experience the highs and lows of it all. With groupies, drugs, sex and of course, rock and roll, there is more than enough fodder to inspire writing of all kinds.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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I’m certainly glad J.J. Abrams and Disney are releasing the first trailer for the upcoming new ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ film in theaters, rather than online. I mean, it’s ‘Star Wars‘. It deserves to be on the big screen. What do we know so far? We know that Disney has chosen 30 theaters across the nation that will show the 88-second trailer before each movie playing this Thanksgiving weekend.

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Hey guys, Jana here with more Wizard World Tulsa news!

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I had the pleasure of sitting in on William Shatner’s panel on Saturday 11-8-14 that included a Q&A with fans. He was a remarkable speaker, very engaging with the audience and truly loved the chance to be there. The ballroom his panel was held in was packed to capacity with every manner of attendee imaginable. When he was introduced, there was an electric buzz in the room that was entirely palpable. The hype was broken only when he was announced as a musician. Once he took the stage, he seemed in his element, comfortable and right at home. He jumped directly into fan questions.

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The Title of the New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Is!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 6th, 2014

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Directed by J.J. Abrams, the highly anticipated film stars Star Wars veterans Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker alongside new recruits John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie. The film completed principal photography this week. It arrives in theaters on December 18, 2015.

 

Join us at StarWars.com and www.facebook.com/starwars for breaking news!

 

 

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HBO’s ‘Westworld’ Casts Pilot!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 7th, 2014

Hey guys, Jana here,

 

Remember a while back when we told you that ‘Westworld‘ was picked up by HBO? You can read that story here if you missed it. Anyhow,  the HBO drama is working on its pilot and has given us the rest of the cast info. We already know that Oscar winner Welsh-born Sir Anthony Hopkins is already attached to the project with Evan Rachel Wood that has been based off the 1973 sci-fi film written and directed by scribe Michael Crichton.

 

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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True Detective‘ set the bar higher than normal by casting the brilliant Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. HBO has now turned it’s eye to ‘Westworld‘ hoping it will turn out to be as irresistible as ‘True Detective‘. HBO has won a pretty big prize in locking Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood for the primary positions. Writer-Director Michael Crichton made the original ‘Westworld‘ in 1973, Yul Brynner, James Brolin, Dick Van Patten – Yeah, it was a whole thing.

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Holy Freaking Crap, guys! I’ve got some very hush-hush details about ‘Star Wars Episode VII‘!!!  More than just details, I’ve got a little bit of the plot line! This will, of course, be a spoiler, so if you’re sensitive to seeing the new episode with virgin eyes, stop reading here. I am not even going to say what I had to do to get this information, but let’s just say it involves a sacrifice, some chicken bones and….well that’s not important. Seriously, last warning for spoilers…..

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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Here is some very interesting and shocking news that Deadline is reporting. We all know that J.J. Abrams is directing ‘Star Wars: Episode VII‘, and I was going to assume that he would be making the next episodes as well. I was wrong. It looks like director Rian Johnson is signing the contracts to write and direct Episodes VIII and IX. This means that Abrams will pass the torch after this first film is done to Johnson, who by the way is forty years old. And like all of us, grew up watching Lucas make the original films. This is great news.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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In addition to the stellar cast that we reported a couple of months ago, we now have word that Lupita Nyong’o (‘12 Years A Slave‘) and Gwendoline Christie (‘Game of Thrones‘) have joined J.J. Abrams‘ ‘Star Wars Episode VII‘ film.

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Want To Be in ‘Star Wars Episode VII’??

by Gumbercules9000 on May 21st, 2014

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J.J. Abrams posted a video message from the set of ‘Star Wars Episode VII‘, stating that he is a huge fan like all of us of the ‘Star Wars‘ universe, and is offering a walk-on cameo role in the new film. Disney and LucasFilm have partnered up for a new charity called ‘Star Wars: Force For Change’, which is dedicated to finding solutions to big problems. This certain campaign will go towards UNICEF’s Innovation Labs to help children.

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‘Star Wars’ Cast Announced!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 29th, 2014

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Official Press Release:  The Star Wars team is thrilled to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in the new film.

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Hello, Jana here,

 

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Star Wars fans have been a mixture of excited and perplexed over Episode VII’s announcement. It would be great for us if George Lucas was tapping into his galaxy once again to bring us the latest chapter. Alas, that’s not the case. Lucas sold rights over to Disney and retired to go back to making films in his garage. At least that’s what I remember from an article. At any rate, he’s not running the show this time around. Star Wars isn’t like, say, the James Bond movies, you can’t just change out the lead and let each director have a different version of 007’s world. Star Wars fans want conformity. We’ve grown to love this galaxy and demand that anyone else that touches it, love it as much as we do.

 

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Jana B. here,

 

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The NBA has distinct stars in every era of it’s history, none moreso, than Dennis Rodman, a.k.a. “The Worm”.  With his skills on the court and his absurd antics off, not to mention the plethora of hair colors, tattoos and piercings, Rodman has definitely made a name for himself. Whether he was on the court for a number of NBA teams, or switching things up after a suspension from the NBA and trying his hand at professional wrestling, he was always bringing his trademark style to the court, or mat.

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Ron Howard To Film Biopic on Barry Seal!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Feb 10th, 2014

Jana B. here,

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Universal Pictures was caught up in a bidding auction against Sony. The prize? A hot script by Gary Spinelli (Stash House) that has yet to be written for the rock bottom price of $1 million! Ron Howard is already attached to direct. I’m sure Universal is banking on Howard’s vision to garner the film a big box office viewing, after all he is a proven success with films like ‘Apollo 13‘, ‘A Beautiful Mind‘, ‘Cinderella Man‘ and ‘The Davinci Code‘ that have ruled their box office runs. Doug Davison, Brian Grazer and Kim Roth are all attached to produce or executive produce. Grazer is a success on his own steam and is often paired with Ron Howard for cinematic success.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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As we all know, J.J. Abrams has directed the last two ‘Star Trek‘ films, but earlier this year, we reported that he was asked to direct the upcoming ‘Star Wars‘ sequels, which he happily accepted. That being said, he has no time to do another ‘Star Trek‘ film in the near future, as he will be busy making the ‘Star Wars’ films. And as of the last 48 hours, Disney has told Abrams that ‘Star Wars’ MUST be released in 2015, which is putting this ‘Star Wars‘ project in rush mode, due to Abrams taking over script duties.

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Fernando’s ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Review!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 16th, 2013

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It’s very difficult to give a review of “Star Trek: Into Darkness” without going into a ridiculous amount of spoilers, so I’ll just start by saying that it is a damn good film, executed brilliantly with enough originality to bring in even the most ignorant of the Star Trek universe, but also bringing familiar material that will make Trekkies go totally titillating for tribbles (hell yeah alliteration!)

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Suzanne Here,

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After the critical and financial success of J.J. Abrams first installment of the Star Trek reboot, we have been caught in a cycle of anticipation and apprehension leading up to Star Trek Into Darkness. Could Abrams possibly pull off a movie as fantastic or would we be left thinking he was spent after the first? Would he continue to remain true to the geekfest of science talk that places Trek above Wars? Would we get tired of the lens flares? Yes, Yes, and no.

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Film Review: ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 16th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

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I must admit that when I walked into the the crowded theater yesterday to watch J.J. Abrams’ second journey into the Star Trek universe, I was a bit apprehensive and weary on how good it could be. Reason being, that there were no press screenings before the film was released. On the contrary, the actual press screening was one hour later than the regular screening for anyone to attend who bought tickets. Usually studios do this, because they know they have a terrible film on their hands and do not want negative reviews about their movie until the film is out. I thought of two reasons why Abrams woud do this. Either he really did have a crappy film on his hands or in true Abrams fashion, he kept tons of secrets and reveals throughout the picture wanted to keep all a secret until it was released.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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Since Disney now has all the rights to George Lucas‘ work under Lucas pictures, which includes the epic ‘Star Wars‘ franchise, they are fast tracking tons of ‘Star Wars‘ projects for future releases.  We all know that J.J. Abrams will be directing Episode VII and actually has Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher returning to reprise their roles for the sequels.  Even better news, Disney is finally listening to the fans, something Lucas never did, and are finally releasing the original trilogy on blu-ray in their original and unaltered versions as they were seen over 30 years ago.

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Carrie Fisher Will Play Princess Leia Once Again!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 6th, 2013

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That’s right, folks. Carrie Fisher has just confirmed that she will reprise her role as Princess Leia for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming new ‘Star Wars‘ film. Fisher is now 56 and said that she will be in at least one more ‘Star Wars‘ picture, with the possibility of more. As we previously reported, Harrison Ford, has already signed on to play Han Solo again, and now we are awaiting word for Mark Hamill and Billy Dee Williams to sign contracts as well.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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Producer Kathleen Kennedy has left the ‘Jurassic Park 4‘ production to work on the new ‘Star Wars‘ films with J.J. Abrams. Kennedy has been a producer for a very long time and has produced almost all of Steven Spielberg’s films amongst others. Movie Mogul Frank Marshall tweeted today, @LeDoctor: Ms. Kennedy has moved onto ‘Star Wars‘ and will not be producing Jurassic Park 4‘. She’s traded raptors for TIE fighters.

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Harrison Ford Will Play Han Solo One More Time!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 15th, 2013

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We are hearing reports that Disney has made a deal with Harrison Ford to reprise his role as Han Solo one last time for the upcoming ‘Star Wars‘ films, which are being helmed by J.J. Abrams. Now we all know that Ford has said in the past that he will never do this role again, but looks like he has changed his mind.  I mean, why wouldn’t he?

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Here are the 2013 Super Bowl Movie Trailers!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 3rd, 2013

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It’s Super Bowl Day, meaning us fellow movie geeks are only interested in a couple of things. 1) Movie trailers. 2) The commercials. 3) Food. 4) The Puppy Bowl. Not necessarily in that order. I mean, the Puppy Bowl is really the only time out of the year where the entire world is at peace and everything is a bit brighter. But, this isn’t about the Puppy Bowl.  This is about some really amazing movie trailers that will be shown during the big game this year.  We can expect a new ‘Iron Man 3‘ trailer, a new ‘World War Z‘ trailer, ‘The Lone Ranger‘ trailer, and another ‘Oz‘ trailer.  Plus some other surprises.  Below are the trailers you can see before anyone else does.  Enjoy.

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Check Out the ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Poster!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 4th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here…..

 

I really can’t wait to see this.  I’ve been a long time fan of ‘Star Trek’ and f friends asked my that age old question, “Star Wars or Star Trek?”, my answer was 10/10 ‘Star Trek’.  As we previously reported, the first several minutes of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ will be shown in front of ‘The Hobbit’ film, which my review will be posted shortly.  Anyway, on to the poster.  I really do like this poster, and tons of people are saying it is eerily similar to ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ poster, which I can see, but I think this one is tons better.  I do hope at one point that we get the Enterprise on the poster, but this is a good one.

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See What’s Showing at Sundance 2013!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 29th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival is in full preparation mode as it will start January 17-27 and will showcase 113 featur length films, which 98 of them are premieres from over 32 countries.  Here is the full list of films that will be shown in all competitions as well as the non competition films.  Hopefully it won’t be too terribly cold in Utah this year.  Some of these films look AMAZING!

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Hi, Bryan Here…

Goddamn, I’m so excited.  Paramount Pictures has just announced it will release the first 9 minutes from the highly anticipated sequel to JJ Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’, title ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’.  This will be shown exclusively in IMAX 3D theaters around the country and take note this is being shown 5 months prior to its release date in May of 2013.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

Columbia Pictures is courting Jamie Foxx to star as the next villain in the sequel to ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’, which already has Andrew Garfield returning to star as Spidey and Marc Webb returning to direct. The script for the new film was written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Jeff Pinker, which was based on a previous treatment by James Vanderbilt. Remember Kurtzman and Orci wrote the reboot of ‘Star Trek’ for JJ Abrams.

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The ‘Star Trek’ Sequel Now Has A Title!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 10th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Paramount Pictures has chosen a title for the ‘Star Trek’ sequel.  It will be called ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ and will be released May 17, 2013.  That’s not too far off.  I can’t wait.  JJ Abrams is back in the director’s chair with Chris Pine back as Captain Kirk, plus the rest of the cast from the original.

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Bryan Reviews ‘Total Recall’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 3rd, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Some people will say that you can’t compare a remake to the original.  They say, “Let it stand on its own.”  It’s very difficult to do that with a film that garnered a lot of attention 22 years ago and still is a milestone in filmmaking in the science-fiction genre.  And it’s very tough to let a remake stand on its own if it doesn’t stray to far from the original.  There will always be comparisons.  Unfortunately, this 2012 version of ‘Total Recall’ is like a sore inside your mouth that is very painful that would only get better if you would stop tonguing it, but you can’t.  The only redeemable thing about this remake of ‘Total Recall’ are the visual FX.  If you took away that aspect of the film, you might have well been watching static on the screen for two hours.

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Edgar Wright’s Next Project Is……

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 23rd, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Edgar Wright (director of ‘Shaun of the Dead’, ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘Scott Pilgrim’) has landed his next gig in a project called ‘Collider’.  ‘Collider’ is being billed as a big sci-fi film in which Wright will pen the script with ‘I Am Legend’s Mark Protosevich.  Add to that a big name with JJ Abrams.  Abrams will be producing the film with Wright and Nira Park through the Bad Robot banner.

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Bryan’s Blu-ray Review of ‘Chariots of Fire’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 11th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Finally, Warner Bros. gave us the ultimate (so far) edition of ‘Chariots of Fire’ release it deserved.  This film is amazing from start to finish.  It won best picture at the Oscars in 1981 among others.  Even if you haven’t seen the film, I’m sure you have seen the opening title sequence with the runners sprinting along the beach to that iconic score by Vangelis.  After watching this again, I can’t seem to get that amazing score out of my head.  I keep whistling it.  This bluray release is top notch all the way through.  Great extras, amazing audio/video, and terrific film to round it all out.  Highly recommended.

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Danny Devito Directed an Apocalyptic Thriller!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 11th, 2012

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Shangri-La Entertainment announced today that Danny DeVito has wrapped shooting on his apocalyptic thriller and is now in post-production. Directed by DeVito, the currently untitled project stars William Fichtner (THE DARK KNIGHT, BLACK HAWK DOWN and THE PERFECT STORM) soon to be seen in THE LONE RANGER, playing the nemesis to Johnny Depp’s Tonto; Lance Reddick, the imposing Lieutenant Daniels on hit series THE WIRE and currently starring in JJ Abrams’ popular THE FRINGE; and Constance Zimmer, the offbeat sex symbol Dana Gordon on award-winning HBO series ENTOURAGE.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman jus signed an exclusive two year deal with Universal where they are set to produce a few films for the studio.  Orci and Kurtzman were the screenwriters for J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’ reboot back in 2009.  According to a press release that came out today, Orci and Kurtzman are rebooting ‘The Mummy’ franchise (as we previously reported), and a Van Helsing reboot starring Tom Cruise.  Press release below.

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Bryan’s Top 10 Films of 2011!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 29th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

We’re here at that time again.  The end of the year.  And thus, here is my list of my top 10 movies of 2011.  Now these are films I saw in the theatre or at home that came out in the year 2011.  I have seen several films already that won’t come out until 2012, but those will have to wait till next year at this time.  There were tons of great films that came out this year.  It was a hard year to narrow down.  I usually pick my top 10, by going through the entire list of releases throughout the entire year and then writing all the ones  really liked down.  Then the narrowing process begins.  Now my Top 10 list will probably be way different then most others you will see.  I tend to chose films for my list that I thoroughly enjoy time and time again rather than ones that might win awards at the big shows.  Without further delay here is my Top 10 films for 2011.

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Hi Bryan Here……

 

It’s official, the USS Enterprise flies across screens Memorial Day Weekend May 17, 2013 for its much anticipated writer/director J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek sequel.  In addition to the release date, the new Star Trek sequel will be filmed in 3D.  Abrams’ co-creator and writer of Lost Damon Lindlelof will be co-writing the new Star Trek sequel with Abrams as well as the two original writers.  And all the cast is expected to return for the sequel minus the characters who didn’t make it.

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Viva Dallas Burlesque Presents Beggar’s Carnivale

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 3rd, 2011

Femme Vivre here, urging you to join me at the historic Lakewood Theatre on Abrams tomorrow night, Friday, Nov. 4.

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for Beggar’s Carnivale, a Three-Penny Circus.  This show is not to be missed!!  It’s an amazing one-of-a-kind show embodying the lost arts of vaudeville, slapstick, silent film comedy, variety arts, and of course, burlesque!  Returning from St. Louis for the second time here in Dallas, it’s a spectacle unlike anything you’ve ever seen.  This time around the show features performances by: Lola Van Ella (named in the top twenty burlesque entertainers in the world!), Sammich the Tramp, Jeez Louise, high flying aerial duo August and Indigo, Peter Peculiar- Contact Juggling Circus Wonder, and more!  Reserve your tickets here – last month’s show broke our all-time attendance record and the theatre was nearly at capacity!  I hope to see you there, darlings!

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 3RD WEEK OF OCTOBER!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 19th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for the second week of October.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!! Don’t forget you can hit up the Texas Theatre and get new and vintage comics and graphic novels too from Boomstick.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 2ND WEEK OF OCTOBER!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 12th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for the second week of October.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!! Don’t forget you can hit up the Texas Theatre and get new and vintage comics and graphic novels too from Boomstick.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 1ST WEEK OF OCTOBER!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 6th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for the first week of October.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!! Don’t forget you can hit up the Texas Theatre and get new and vintage comics and graphic novels too from Boomstick.

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Hi Bryan Here…..

This October, HBO presents Martin Scorsese’s GEORGE HARRISON:  LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD from Grove Street Pictures.  The film was produced by Scorsese (through his Sikelia Productions banner), Olivia Harrison (through her Grove Street Pictures banner) and Nigel Sinclair (through Exclusive’s documentary label, Spitfire Pictures).  Margaret Bodde served as executive producer on the film, which was edited by David Tedeschi, who previously worked with Scorsese, Bodde and Sinclair on “No Direction Home:  Bob Dylan,” and with Scorsese and Bodde on “Public Speaking.”  Tedeschi also edited Scorsese’s Rolling Stones concert film “Shine a Light.”  The documentary debuts in two parts – on WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5 (9:00-10:35 p.m. ET/PT) and THURSDAY, OCT. 6 (9:00-11:00 p.m.) – exclusively on HBO.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 1ST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 7th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for the first week of September.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 3RD WEEK OF AUGUST!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 18th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…..

Here are this weeks new releases for August 17th.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 2ND WEEK OF AUGUST!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 10th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for August 10th.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

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