Director Robert Rodriguez Goes Futuristic! 

Robert Rodriguez returns to Dimension for his next movie, the futuristic "Nerverackers."

And guess what? The film has a release date already! April 16, 2010!

What's the film about? Variety says:

Set in 2085, the story centers on a character named Joe Tezca who is part of an elite unit dispatched to quell a crime wave in a theoretically perfect future society.

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Oh Those Costumes! Which Film Took the Top Prize! 

Alright guess. Which movie took the contemporary costume design laurel at the 11th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards?

Give up?

It's not too hard to predict!

It' guessed it, "Slumdog Millionaire!"

On the road to Oscar glory, the film took the top prize, presented to Suttirat Larlarb. Congratulations!

For period film category? Michael O'Connor's 18th Century fashion for "The Duchess" triumphed!

And then, "The Dark Knight's" Lindy Hemming took home the award for fantasy film!

Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks for those lovely costumes!

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Did You See Writer/Producer/Director/Actor Mike White on "The Amazing Race" Season 14? 

I adore Mike White's creativity! Just look at some of the highlights of his resume:


"Freaks and Geeks," "Nacho Libre, "Them


"Them," "Nacho Libre," "The School of Rock," "The Good Girl," "Orange County," "Chuck & Buck"


"Chuck & Buck," "Orange County," "The Good Girl"


"Year of the Dog"

And to my surprise, I watched Sunday's season premiere of "The Amazing Race." White was there with his dad! And incidentally, both are gay and fighting for the race of their lives!

I love the show, I've been an "Amazing Race" addict since its first season, but I specifically don't want to meet the contestants until the show premiere. I don't want to have any preconceived notions about them! I'm a dork, yes.

So I'm clamoring for Team White, but I also love the mother and her hearing-impaired son!

Oh, here's the "Amazing Race" promo spot featuring White and his dad, Mel, just in case:

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The Second TV Spot of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" Promotional Campaign!  

Did you see it last night during FOX's "House?" This one's called "Brothers."

If you didn't see it, here's the link, and don't forget to watch "American Idol" tonight to see the 3rd and final spot!

And then, we'll piece the puzzle together!

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Aliens Meet Jane Austen! Bring It On! 

Elton John's Rocket Pictures is going to empower its Jane Austen-inspired characters and fight aliens!


This sounds goofy and hokey, and just may be what we need to reinvigorate a tired Austen franchise! The film's working title is "Pride and Predator" :happy

Imagine the dramatic angle of aliens spooking Elizabeth Bennett and her sisters! And they don't even need Mr. Darcy to help! They can take care of their own alien-kicking, thank you very much!

The director is going to be Will Clark, who created an award-winning short film called "The Amazing Trousers." Clark also co-wrote the script with Andrew Kemble and John Pape.

One of the producers, David Furnish reveals:

"It felt like a fresh and funny way to blow apart the done-to-death Jane Austen genre by literally dropping this alien into the middle of a costume drama, where he stalks and slashes to horrific effect."

As for Mister Elton? No, he's not going to play the alien, but he will be supervising the music of the film!

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