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Peter Jackson’s Tintin sequel in the works

– by ELI COLON – When director Steven Spielberg’s animated pic “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn” was first announced, Spielberg and producer Peter Jackson made it clear that their intention was to switch roles on a proposed sequel, with Jackson taking the helm a[...]

Disney strikes deal for Indiana Jones

– by ELI COLON – The legal entanglement that was the “Indiana Jones” franchise has been untangled. When Disney purchased LucasFilm last year, there was a question of how future “Indiana Jones” films would proceed since Paramount released the first four movies. Now Disney [...]

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Production Begins

– by ELI COLON – DreamWorks announced that filming is underway on director Lasse Hallström’s (“Chocolat”) adaptation of the Richard C. Morais novel “The Hundred-Foot Journey” in southwest France. From a script by Steven Knight (“Eastern Promises”), the film centers on the [...]

Clint Eastwood aims for American Sniper

– by ELI COLON – Earlier this month, news broke out that Steven Spielberg dropped out of directing the movie adaptation of “American Sniper.” The book is an autobiography by Texan Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who has recorded the highest number of sniper kills for an American soldier and ea[...]

Steven Spielberg exits American Sniper

– by ELI COLON – When I last wrote about “American Sniper,” Steven Spielberg was set to direct Bradley Cooper as Texas Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who has recorded the highest number of sniper kills for an American soldier. The film was set up to be a co-production of Warner Bros. and Drea[...]

Greengrass eyes The Trial of the Chicago 7

– by ELI COLON – Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s film about the 1968 Democratic National Convention may finally come to fruition as Deadline reports Paul Greengrass (“The Bourne Supremacy,” “United 93”) is in final talks to direct “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” The film chronicl[...]

Jurassic Park IV slated to arrive in 2015

– by ELI COLON – Though “Jurassic Park IV” was initially targeted for a (very rushed) 2014 release, Universal decided (and wisely might I add) not to rush production. It was recently announced that production has been postponed in order to give director Colin Trevorrow enough time to[...]

Steven Spielberg targets American Sniper

– by ELI COLON – The news of Bradley Cooper departing Gavin O’Connor’s “Jane Got a Gun” is making a lot more sense now with the announcement of Cooper being set to star in “American Sniper,” especially with agreeing to direct it, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Oscar[...]

Colin Trevorrow to Direct Jurassic Park 4

– by ELI COLON – Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have officially announced that filmmaker Colin Trevorrow will direct “Jurassic Park 4.” There were some online rumors in the past few weeks that Steven Spielberg and Universal were secretly planning to have Spielberg helm t[...]

Jurassic Park 4 Opens June 13, 2014

– by ELI COLON – Universal Pictures has announced “Jurassic Park 4” is set to open on 3D screens on June 13, 2014. Reports say screenwriters Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver (co-writers of “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”) turned in a new draft of the fourth installment this week [...]

Christopher Nolan in Talks for Interstellar

– by ELI COLON – After finishing his “Batman” trilogy, it seems like director Christopher Nolan has finally found his next project to direct as The Hollywood Reporter is reporting the filmmaker is in talks to direct and produce a sci-fi film titled “Interstellar.” The script to [...]

Robopocalypse Postponed Indefinitely

– by ELI COLON – Director Steven Spielberg announced this week that his expected next sci-fi movie, “Robopocalypse,” has been put on an indefinite hold, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Here’s more from Spielberg’s spokesman Marvin Levy on why the project is being delayed ind[...]

Four Clips from Lincoln

– by BEV QUESTAD – Despite the incredible talents of Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln and Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens, “Lincoln” would not keep the attention of high schoolers, even if being tested. A historical dramatization of the last four months of Lincoln’s presidency, the [...]

Review: Lincoln

– by ADAM DALE – It is apparent by the number of films being made about the man that the legend and the lore of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, is as strong and powerful as ever. We have already seen the man fight the undead in the ridiculous but fun “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunt[...]

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