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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.

More Pics From Stephen Chow’s Latest

October 3, 2007

Some more pictures have surfaced from Stephen Chow’s latest film. The problem is, the site that originally posted them, CriEnglish, wants to call the movie Yangtze River 7. During the last round of pictures from [click for more]

More BUCKAROO BANZAI Real Soon!!

October 3, 2007

No, unfortunately I am not about to tell you that we’re finally going to get Buckaroo Banzai Against The World Crime League, the sequel promised at the end of 1984’s The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai [click for more]

NYFF Review: I’M NOT THERE

October 3, 2007

Singer Bob Dylan once famously asked in song, “How many roads must a man walk down, before you can call him a man?” Writer/director Todd Haynes attempts to answer that question by showing us six [click for more]

STOPPING POWER Stopped Again

October 2, 2007

Jan De Bont’s on-again/off-again thriller Stopping Power is off again. As was the case the first time the plug was pulled on the project last month, investor withdrawal is the cause being given for the [click for more]

Foreign Film Oscar Hopefuls

October 1, 2007

Today is the deadline for countries to submit their nominations to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration for the Best Foreign Language Feature Film Oscar. According to the Academy’s rules, “a [click for more]

NYFF Review: SECRET SUNSHINE

September 30, 2007

Secret Sunshine is an emotional tour de force, taking its audience to the heart of a mother’s worst fear and then following her ensuing descent into a vortex of depression, denial and ultimately, madness. Recently [click for more]

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]

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