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This Week In Movies – ‘Resident Evil,’ ‘The Romantics,’ ‘Heartbreaker’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: It was a week in movies where all the action was in other countries with the Venice Film Festival wrapping up in Italy and the Toronto International Film Festival just getting under way in Canada. So with the field all to itself in this country and not shown[...]

DVD Review: “Kick-Ass” hurls the controversial Hit Girl to home video

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “Kick-Ass” Matthew Vaughn’s “Kick-Ass” could be viewed as the anti-“Batman Begins,” and in a strange way, that’s a good thing. While both detail[...]

Harvey Weinstein gives John Lennon a terrific 70th birthday gift

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: John Lennon’s getting a terrific 70th birthday gift from Harvey Weinstein. The Weinstein Company is going to release “Nowhere Boy,” the critically acclaimed film about Lennon’s early life with mom and aunt in Liverpool, on October 8th. That’s the day before Lennon would have become a septugenarian. “Nowhere Boy”[...]

Frank Dillane on Shortlist for Spider-Man Reboot

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Several Harry Potter fansites are reporting that Frank Dillane, who gave a chilling performance as a teenage Tom Riddle in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” has joined the list of stars being considered to portray Peter Parker in Sony’s reboot of the Spider-Man franchise. Aside from[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Give me “Kick-Ass” or give me “Death”

BY Kevin Crust You can put your 3D glasses away because for the first time in weeks a 2D movie should rule the box-office roost. Two modestly budgeted genre movies will duke it out for the top spot with “How to Train Your Dragon” a threat to slip back into second[...]

Pierce Brosnan talks about acting, producing in the context of ‘The Greatest’

BY TODD GILCHRIST It’s hard not to immediately think of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, or even Remington Steele, but in the last decade, he’s played a remarkable variety of roles. During a recent roundtable interview, Brosnan explained that he’d burnt out on being the perfectly-coiffed, cool-as-a-cucumber leading man, and decided[...]

Carey Mulligan talks ‘The Greatest,’ ‘Wall Street,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ and more

Although she had more than ten credits on her resume by the time An Education was released last year, Carey Mulligan came out of nowhere and became the closest thing Hollywood has to an overnight success these days when the film became a surprise hit and a award-season contender. Subsequently,[...]

John Lennon Film Set for 70th Birthday Release

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN “Nowhere Boy,” the acclaimed film that tells the story of John Lennon’s early days, has gotten a US release date. I am told that The Weinstein Company will give “Nowhere Boy” its launch on Friday, October 8th, to mark what would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday the next day. “Nowhere[...]

The cast and crew of ‘Kick-Ass’ discuss throwing punches, profanity

BY TODD GILCHRIST Over the weekend at Austin’s storied South By Southwest film and music festival, Lionsgate’s underdog comic book adaptation Kick-Ass arrived in town to offer a preview of the film and interview opportunities with members of its cast and crew. Following a panel during the festival, director Matthew Vaughn,[...]

SXSW Announces Closing Night Film

BY STAFF The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival has announced Chris Morris’ pitch-black satire Four Lions as its Closing Night film, to play on Saturday, March 20 at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. SXSW also released additional feature and short titles or the 2010 event, which[...]
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