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FOUR BIG MOVIE REVIEWS! "Bedtime Stories," "Marley & Me," "Valkyrie," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"Hi y'all, here you go! My movie reviews of:
"MARLEY & ME"
"THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON"
So many movies, so little time!
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Oh No! Disney is not going to make the third book in the C.S. Lewis masterpiece.
"The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader" may have to migrate to FOX under their FOX/WALDEN banner.
Walden Media owns the rights to the franchise, but it's not sure if the main cast will return.
The big problem with making the third movie? According to The Hollywood Reporter it's all about money:
Any partnership on a "Narnia" movie will require a substantial investment. "Caspian," which filmed in the Czech Republic, Mexico and New Zealand, cost $200 million. The first film, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," was shot mostly in New Zealand for $180 million.
And with "Prince Caspian" making considerably less than "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," Disney says adieu!
The first book is the most popular in the franchise, hence, it made more money, but I hope, and wish that the series lives on with another studio, because this great C.S. Lewis classic deserves to be told on the big screen!
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According to/Film, "Gilligan's Island" creator, Sherwood Schwartz, and his son Lloyd signed on to bring the TV classic to the big screen!
But wait, there's more!
Apparently, the Schwartz's wants Michael Cera ("Superbad," "Juno," "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist") to play Gilligan, and Beyonce to star as Ginger.
Honestly, besides a few nostalgic folks, I don't think this project will work on the big screen. A made-for-TV project may work, but being lost on an island nowadays is not as fun anymore -- it's more kinetic like "Lost."
But gee, I wonder what prompted this decision. Oh yeah, "Land of the Lost" big-screen adaptation! (see below)
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I saw bits and pieces of this film at this year's Comic-Con. And I'm kinda, sorta excited.
I grew up with the original Sid & Marty Krofft series, so this has a special place in my heart.
The film opens June 5th, but for now, take a look at the poster by clicking Read More: Read More...
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