The real-life manager of the strip club that fronted for the Bada Bing on HBO's "The Sopranos" thinks there might be. Satin Dolls manager Nick D'Urso says he's holding off on renovations to the strip club in Lodi, N.J., after getting a tip that a movie would be made. He wouldn't name the tipster.
An HBO spokeswoman says there's no truth to the rumor that plans are in the works for a film about Tony Soprano and his mob crew.
As first reported in The Record of Bergen County, D'Urso says he'll wait until after the summer to renovate in case the tip pans out.
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"10,000 B.C." hunts up $37.5 million at the box-office! Not bad for a movie that's beautiful to look at, but has a bad narrative structure. The film also opened at No. 1 in 19 of its 20 foreign markets, among them Spain, Mexico, Germany, and Australia.
Overall business was off compared to the same time frame a year ago, an almost inevitable decline given that the blockbuster "300" opened with $71 million over that weekend in 2007, twice the haul of "10,000 B.C."
The top-12 movies took in $91.8 million, down 34 percent from the same weekend last year.
What about the rest of the films? Click read more to see the complete top ten box-office list for the weekend of March 7th, 2008. Read More...
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Frances McDormand (Miss Pettigrew) teams up with "Enchanted's" Amy Adams (Delysia Lafosse) in the upbeat romantic comedy, "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day" (limited release).
The lovely ladies take on giant prehistoric creatures at the box-office. Which film is worth your money? Watch my reviews. Read More...
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Director Roland Emmerich has father issues. In most of his films, the son is traditionally rebellious, a non-conforming character who almost always disobeys his father, only to learn that poppa knows best.
Emmerich has explored this father-son paradigm in “The Patriot,” where Heath Ledger’s character gave his father (played by Mel Gibson) unnecessary grief, and in “The Day After Tomorrow” where dad Dennis Quaid must travel hundreds of miles on foot to rescue his stubborn son (Jake Gyllenhaal).
In the new film “10,000 B.C.,” Emmerich traveled way back to reach the day before tomorrow, but his father complex is still intact. Only this time, it’s the son who’s doing much of the walking. Read More...
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Not too long ago, the mere mention of director Michael Bay's name sent shivers down my spine! I used to regard him as a hack, who couldn't tell a good story even if his life depended it!
Then, I saw "Transformers" last year! It's not an instant classic, but it's entertaining, and definitely, the popcorn movie of the summer! So all's well right? Wrong!
Michael Bay, the producer, symbolizes what's wrong with our current Hollywood system! Lack of creativity! Just remake films, pray that contemporary pop culture will lap it up, and make lots of money!
Just look at his oeuvre as a producer, it rivals the horror section of your friendly video store:
2003 "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"
2005 "The Amityville Horror"
2006 "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning"
2007 "The Hitcher"
2009 "Friday the 13th" (pre-production)
2009 "The Birds" (pre-production)
2010 "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (pre-production)
But wait there's more!
I've been ticked off that Bay thought he could out-Hitchcock Hitchcock with "The Birds" remake for this generation, but wait until you see what he's planning to do next. Read More...
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