Tag: steven spielberg

The Coen Brothers ‘True Grit’ Cast Solidifies

Posted: October 26, 2009 at 8:47 pm   /   Local, Movie News

A remake of the 1969 western will be the Coen Brothers next foray and it will take them back into big star territory as Matt Damon and Josh Brolin will be joining Jeff Bridges who is already cast in the film. Filming is set to start in March and will be released by year’s end. […]

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The Decade’s Best – Munich (2005)

Posted: September 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm   /   Local, Opinion

Steven Spielberg continued his successful run of historical period pieces with this spy/thriller of sorts following the Israeli reaction to 1972 Munich Olympic hostage massacre that not only captures the tension of assassination, but perfectly conveys the right vs. wrong of the Israel/Palestine conflict. The film opens amid a flashback that we will re-visit throughout […]

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Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter Locks in Matt Damon

Posted: September 18, 2009 at 2:18 am   /   Local, Movie News

On the eve of his potential Oscar nominating role hitting the eyes of the public with The Informant!, Variety has announced that Damon will again work with Clint Eastwood on his next film Hereafter.  A supernatural thriller is about the only plot detail you will get on this film, most likely till someone actually sees […]

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Favreau and Downey attached to ‘Cowboys and Aliens’

Posted: September 2, 2009 at 8:49 am   /   Local, Movie News

Wow, what a long running project. This has been in the works for 12 years. The concept sounds cool, and they keep adding to the project people I like. They start by having the Lost/Star Trek writers penning the script, then they give me the star and director of Iron Man. Personally, I think someone […]

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Speilberg to Adapt another Crichton Novel

Posted: August 27, 2009 at 11:48 am   /   Local, Movie News

Well, seeing as Steven Spielberg has had resounding success with his other Crichton based films, it is no surprise that he is pushing to develop the late author’s posthumous book, “Pirate Latitudes’.  Spielberg is apparently teaming up with writer David Koepp once again, who did the scripts for Jurassic Park and The Lost World. Synopsis: […]

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HBO renews Sunday Lineup; True Blood, Hung and Entourage

Posted: August 3, 2009 at 8:15 pm   /   Local, Television

HBO has announced it is renewing its hugely successful lineup of Entourage, True Blood, and Hung. All are expected to return to new seasons next summer. Long running comedy Entourage will be back for it’s seventh season, vampire soap-drama will be back for it’s third, and newcomer Hung will be back for a sophomoric season. […]

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Steven Spielberg signs on for ‘Harvey’

Posted: August 2, 2009 at 3:02 pm   /   Local, Movie News

According to Variety.com Steven Speilberg has chosen his next project, an adaptation of a Pulitzer-Prize winning play by Mary Chase, “Harvey”. From Variety.com: Steven Spielberg has committed to his next film, and it will be an adaptation of the Mary Chase Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Harvey,” which will be done as a co-production between 20th Century […]

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The Decade’s Best – Minority Report (2002)

Posted: July 6, 2009 at 1:00 am   /   Local, Opinion

It’s almost hard to believe the first decade of this new millennium is almost over, but that just means we get to start debating what were the best films of this young century and why we think so. Over the next six months we will have a series of essays of my reflection and discussion […]

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Spielberg to Produce MLK Jr. Biopic

Posted: May 19, 2009 at 9:44 am   /   Local, Movie News

One of the most influential people in American, Martin Luther King Jr., seems to finally be getting the Hollywood treatment.  Life rights have been secured by Dreamworks to produce a picture based on the man’s life covering from most likely childhood till his assassination. I am a history buff and his story is incredibly uplifting […]

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Cool Treat for Indiana Jones Fans

Posted: March 9, 2009 at 2:22 pm   /   Local, Movie News

So a lot of people are down on this series after Crystal Skulls, which I feel is grossly undeserved (yes the monkeys and a couple other bits were lame, but that doesn’t mean the whole movie was), but this is a cool little treasure for anyone interested in the process and minds of two of […]

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