Posts Tagged ‘Sam Raimi’

Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

— by ADAM DALE — L. Frank Baum created the wonderful world of Oz in 1900 and with 14 novels in the series, Oz has vast and interesting characters to draw upon and elaborate lands to explore. In 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” sky-rocketed Judy Garland to stardom. It remains the most signifi[...]

Will Sam Raimi Go Behind the Wizard’s Curtain?

— by CAM SMITH — Director Sam Raimi is in a really interesting place right now. Officially free of the heavy baggage of the “Spider-Man” franchise, following the implosion of the planned fourth entry, his name has been popping up quite a bit as of late in connection with costly fanta[...]

Guillermo Del Toro Departs from ‘The Hobbit’

— by BEN FOWLER — Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro has stepped down from directing “The Hobbit.” In a joint statement released to “Lord of The Rings” fan site, Del Toro said it was “the hardest decision of my life.” Whilst Executive Producer [...]

Who Might Assemble ‘The Avengers’?

— by BEN FOWLER — When it comes to the dream directing gig of the decade, it doesn’t come much better than helming the planned Avengers film. But who of the top Hollywood filmmakers should be getting a call from Marvel sometime soon? I’ll start off by saying who I feel is the[...]

Superman 3.0 — Is Chris Nolan Taking Over?

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — A lot of people seem surprised that Warner Bros. is apparently turning to Christopher Nolan to “godfather” the “Superman” series (as reported in this Deadline Hollywood story). However, it really shouldn’t come as too much of a shock.[...]

About That ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot …

— by CAM SMITH — Well, Spidey fans, your unbearable week of uncertainty waiting to find out the director choice for the “Spider-Man” reboot is at last over, as Sony Pictures has secured their first choice Marc Webb — of the winning “(500) Days of Summer” — to breathe [...]

Will Marc Webb Take ‘Spider-Man’ For a Spin?

— by CAM SMITH — My word, the fall-out over the spectacular — and criminally unfortunate — implosion of Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man 4” project (read about it here) has been a messy wonder to be hold. With only a James Vanderbilt-penned script and a confirmed release-date to[...]

Report: Maguire, Raimi out as ‘Spider-Man’ Faces Reboot

— by SEAN GERSKI — In news that would be difficult to define as shocking, Nikki Finke and Mike Fleming of Deadline Hollywood are reporting that the “Spider-Man” movie series is going to be rebooted. Finke and Fleming — who have proven to have reliable sources at Marvel [...]

Short Film Theater: ‘Panic Attack’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — Fede Alvarez is from Uruguay and is the great mind behind this short film. For me, I really enjoy watching short films, since my friends and I even enjoy making a short here and there. It is a fun process and all the while you are learning the ins[...]