Things are looking up for writer and son of comedian/director Mel Brooks. Max Brooks, creator of World War Z, has Sony Pictures snatching up another one of his stories “The Harlem Hellfighter’s” which hits bookshelves on April 1, 2014. The movie has even found it’s producers Caleeb Pinkett and James Lassiter under their Overbrook ProductionContinue reading “Sony buys another Max Brooks property in the WWI epic The Harlem Hellfighters”
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A wonderful tribute to all the films that were snubbed by the 2014 Oscars
It really doesn’t have legs until you see it laid out like this. Some of the films in this montage weren’t great, but what they lacked in one area, they more than made up for in others. I think while watching this film, my biggest disappointment was the snub of the amazing documentary BLACKFISH andContinue reading “A wonderful tribute to all the films that were snubbed by the 2014 Oscars”
World War Z succeeds where others have failed
I read about the hiccups Hollywood was having bringing one of my favorite books to the big screen, so I had my reservations about it’s end result. I think some of my concerns subsided after the films premier in New Jersey, where many of the celebrities in attendance gave the film some amazing reviews. ThatContinue reading “World War Z succeeds where others have failed”
Writer/director Andrew Dominik hopes to be Killing Them Softly
Andrew Dominik‘s film adaptation of “Cogan’s Trade” is set in the waning days of the George W. Bush administration, against the Hurricane Katrina ravaged back streets of Louisiana. The opening title sequence is a series of seemingly random, jarring images and sounds reminiscent of films from the 70s. It’s two parts brilliant, one part WTFContinue reading “Writer/director Andrew Dominik hopes to be Killing Them Softly”
The Trailer for World War Z starring Brad Pitt. Why G-d why?!
I’m not quite sure why I’m showing you guys this. I feel like my hearts been ripped out of my chest right now. When EW’s sneak peak aired earlier this week, I thought there might be something salvageable. After watching this trailer, all hope has died within me for even an homage to the MaxContinue reading “The Trailer for World War Z starring Brad Pitt. Why G-d why?!”
First images from World War Z starring Brad Pitt arrives!
The adaptation of the bestselling Max Brooks novel World War Z has had it’s share of set backs, but I’ve always believed in the film, even though it isn’t told at all how it is in the book, but I digress. Part of me secretly wished this one would go away, but these new imagesContinue reading “First images from World War Z starring Brad Pitt arrives!”
Miramax releases Quentin Tarantino Box set. BOUGHT!!
It’s so on now and my birthday is just around the corner…lawd help us. That’s right folks, all of Quentin Tarantino’s films excluding Django Unchained with at least seven hours of additional never before seen footage…my hands are trembling as I write this. Tarantino XX is a cinephiles dream and a must have for anyoneContinue reading “Miramax releases Quentin Tarantino Box set. BOUGHT!!”