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Fin: Kirk Cameron’s Halloween, everybody hates Buzzfeed and call Ben Bradlee and tell him…

Kirk Cameron wants to claim Halloween on behalf of Christians? Isn’t that the plot of “Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas,” only in reverse? (Politics USA) Major, major Renee Zellweger news: She’s agreed to appear in a new movie (The Dissolve) The other day I mentioned the Chevy Chase/Richard Pryor sketch. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at more »

‘Cabin Fever’ is being remade. No one cares.

Twelve years ago, unenlightened horror aficionados claimed Eli Roth as the Second Coming of the Creepshow and declared his otherwise mediocre ‘Cabin Fever’ a new macabre masterwork. Granted, it arrived in the middle of the also unexciting J-Horror boom, so his blood and guts gonzo goof-off was seen as a welcome slice of splatter. Thankfully, more »

Capcom’s ‘Dead Rising’ to become a direct to streaming service movie

Let’s face it – zombies remain big business. Even after four seasons, the fifth of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead‘ has garnered unheard of ratings among cable TV outlets, and fans are foaming for more, more, more. Syfy is trying a bit of counter-contiguous programming with their ‘Z Nation’ while Brad Pitt takes the lame adaptation more »

Blu-ray Review: The Vincent Price Collection II

For those out there who love Halloween, who crave the lengthening dark as a relief from summer’s powerful sun, our friends at Scream Factory have sent out the perfect package for you, and they sent out a copy our way to review. It’s “The Vincent Price Collection II,” and for those who like their horror more »

A new indie ideal is born: ‘Clerks’ at 20

Many years ago, before the invention of digital cameras, editing software, and web-based funding and distribution, multi-Oscar winning filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola saw the inevitable writing on the wall. With the rise in technology, he said, there will come an entire generation of writers and directors who no longer need the Hollywood system to survive. more »

“Unbroken” has a new trailer

Angelina Jolie’s newest film, “Unbroken,” has a new trailer and from the looks of it, it looks absolutely amazing: For those of you unaware (and I wasn’t, until this movie was announced), “Unbroken,” tells the true story of Louis Zamperini. Born in 1917, he spent his youth getting into fights, then became a track star more »

Paul Schrader has distanced himself from his new movie, “Dying of the Light,” as has star Nicolas Cage

Paul Schrader is a loser, and he’s telling everyone who will listen. Do you believe him? Via Paul Schrader’s Facebook page: “We lost the battle. Dying of the Light, a film I wrote and directed, was taken away from me, redited, scored and mixed without my imput (sic). Yesterday Grindstone (a division of Lionsgate) released more »

Fin: Keep playing “Royals,” Scarlett O’Hara sucks and Banksy has not been arrested 

San Francisco radio stations pulling “Royals” from the air ahead of the World Series is, to use a local term, hella stupid. It looks nothing like a principled stand and everything like a publicity stunt. Yea, pulling a year-old song for one week is totally gonna make a huge difference- although I would be on more »

DVD Review: Blandings Series 2

It’s funny how British literature can produce not only some of the more exciting mysteries out there, but also some of the most laugh-inducing comedies as well. The British sense of humor gets a chance to strut its metaphorical stuff with the release of “Blandings Series 2,” a copy of which our friends out at more »

Hey bronies: Hasbro Studios prepping ‘My Little Pony’ movie

Hasbro has already seen big box office bucks from its Transformers and GI Joe franchises. Now it’s My Little Pony’s turn to prance into the spotlight. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic has been a smashing success, thanks to the work of Emmy Award winning creator Lauren Faust. She did this reboot targeting young girls more »

“Gone Girl” says goodbye to top spot; “Fury” takes over

Here’s your box office report for this past weekend, which saw “Fury” take the top spot away from “Gone Girl.” What will Ben Affleck and David Fincher do now? Rosamund Pike better hope there’s a “Jack Reacher 2″ in the works. “Fury” was one of three new releases in the top five, along with “The Book of more »

Movie Review: “Listen Up Philip” (Philadelphia Film Festival) 

Does literary success require the person having it to behave like a repellant, repugnant ass to everyone around them? That’s the question at the heart of “Listen Up Philip,” an outstanding film, written and directed by Alex Ross Perry, which played over the weekend at the Philadelphia Film Festival and is set for release later more »