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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.

KARATE KID Remake On The Way

September 28, 2007

It looks like producer Jerry Weintraub is going back to the mat, overseeing a remake of the 1984 coming-of-age-while-kickin’-ass film The Karate Kid. Weintraub, who produced the original as well as its three sequels, is [click for more]

NYFF Review: BLADE RUNNER- THE FINAL CUT

September 28, 2007

Although it confused critics and audiences in its initial 1982 release, Ridley Scott’s science-fiction noir Blade Runner remains, a quarter of a century later, not only one of the most important films in the director’s [click for more]

NYFF Review: THE ORPHANAGE

September 28, 2007

While the Japanese have certainly overworked the spooky-ghost child meme for all it is worth over the last several years, there is still power in the tragic notion of a life full of potential being [click for more]

NYFF Review: THE DARJEELING LIMITED

September 27, 2007

Director Wes Anderson seems to like putting dysfunctional family units into confined spaces and then sitting back to see what happens. The characters don’t have to be blood related, as are the inhabitants of the [click for more]

Trailer Park: SOUTHLAND TALES

September 23, 2007

Last week, we gave you a glimpse of Kevin Smith in Richard Kelly’s near-future social satire Southland Tales. Today, we give you the film’s trailer. If you don’t know that much about the film’s plot [click for more]

Trailer Park: BEOWULF Final Trailer

September 20, 2007

Opening in just two months is Robert Zemeckis’s new motion-capture animated film Beowulf. A couple of trailers have already been released, and here’s the latest one to hit the net- Unlike his last attempt at [click for more]

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