Review: Where the Wild Things Are (2009) ****

Spike Jonze’s adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s story should appeal to imaginative children and adults who still remember their own tumultuous childhoods.

Universal repossessing Cox’s thunder?

Buried in the Universal press release that shuffled Wolfman and Green Zone off to 2010 was a bit about Jude Law and Forest Whitaker’s long-delayed (it began production in October 2007 and post-production in January 2008) sci-fi action thriller Repossession Mambo getting retitled Repo Men! and targeted for the first part of 2010. Apparently this (read…)

Weekend Forecast: 10/16/08

  Hark. I hear the cannons roar. Is it the weekend approaching? It is. Let’s take a look at the new movie lineup. W. Generally lukewarm reviews aren’t doing much to give me hope for Oliver Stone’s treatment of George W. Bush, but I still want to see some of the performances, especially Josh Brolin’s. (read…)

Loose Ends: News You Can Lose

Here’s a collection of production items that have come across my desk in the last few days, none of which were interesting enough to inspire their own piece. Ghostbusters 3. People are strangely excited about a possible new Ghostbusters sequel. I love the first one, barely remember the second and never thought to myself “gee, I wish they’d (read…)

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