Watching “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” is like visiting a long, lost friend. It’s fun to see your pal once again, but there’s a bittersweet sadness to it all. Deep inside, you know that you and your friend will never be the same as you both were many years ago.
Sitting inside a theater in the world-famous Paramount Studios, I was giddy, nervous, and hopeful that the new “Indiana Jones” movie would be good. As soon as I saw the Lucasfilm brand followed by the 1980s-era Paramount logo, I knew I was entering familiar territory.
But then, something was amiss. Director Steven Spielberg and company always play with Paramount’s MajesticMountain logo. The first shot always dissolves to a similar looking backdrop such as a mountain in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” But in “Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” the Paramount logo dissolves to an itsy-bitsy mole hill. Read More...
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I first heard of Harvey Milk when I saw the thought-provoking 1984 documentary by Rob Epstein called "The Times of Harvey Milk." If you haven't seen this film, watch it now!
Now, director Gus Van Sant is making a film about California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn), who was assassinated along with Mayor George Moscone (Victor Garber) by San Francisco Supervisor Dan White (Josh Brolin).
The film comes out December 5th, and I can't wait!
My friends at Focus sent me the only approved photo of Sean Penn in character! Take a look! Read More...
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Miss Quiche, my Little Rock spy, sent me a review of a film she saw at the 2nd Annual Little Rock Film Festival. It's called "War Eagle, Arkansas." Click read more to read Miss Quiche's report. Read More...
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A guy named Sean Plemmons contacted me to talk about the film he helmed. It turned out, Mister Sean is a director who created the movie, "The Importance of Being Rusell." He was asking support from you, my lovely readers, so he sent me a DVD of the film, and honestly, I'm glad he did. Read More...
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There's a growing buzz about this film co-written and directed by Ben Stiller. First, the character that Robert Downey Jr. is playing, is an award-winning Caucasian actor who undergoes some weird operation so he can play an African American.
Then, Tom Cruise's cameo as an overweight producer is garnering lots of praises. Many insiders are now thinking about him for roles he wasn't considered before!
Want to see the trailer too hot for TV and theaters? Click read more. Read More...
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