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J.J. Abrams continues his mystery box storytelling with “10 Cloverfield Lane”

Up until he helped make Star Wars: The Force Awakens one of the biggest hits of all time, J.J. Abrams was perhaps best known for his secretive storytelling ways, both in movies and on television. Notably, the way that he and his company Bad Robot launched the trailer for Cloverfield.[...]

Aliens crush Moscow in first “The Darkest Hour” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’re starting to learn more about “The Darkest Hour,” a sci-fi thriller starring Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby and Max Minghella that’s due in theaters over the Christmas break. Opening in 3D and 2D, the film follows five young people who “find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to[...]

Japanese “Super 8” poster has Spielberg written all over it

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8” landed near the top of our summer movie must-see list long before Paramount’s publicity machine started ramping up. But an onslaught of recent promos bits have us convinced that Abrams has tapped into something special. Telling the story of young friends who encounter an[...]

Super Bowl movie ads we liked the most

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: That one team beat the other team last night in Super Bowl XLV. But at HollywoodNews.com, we tune in to the Big Game for the TV spots, most notably, the ads for upcoming movies. “Transformers,” “Captain America,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Fast Five” and “Thor” were just[...]

Roland Emmerich will shoot aliens on a shoestring budget

HollywoodNews.com: It has been said that the greatest amount of creativity comes when one has limited resources. Tentpole sci-fi director Roland Emmerich plans to return to the alien invasion turf he made his mark in with “Independence Day” with a film that will only cost him $5 million. That’s[...]

The Top 10 Scariest Horror Films from the last 20 years

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The goal of this list is pretty simple. I’m sure we’re all sick and tired of seeing countless ‘scariest movies of all time’ lists every Halloween that basically include some combination of the same several movies. Among the movies that will not be on this list: “Psycho,”[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Social Network,’ ‘Case 39,’ ‘Let Me In’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: For the third weekend in a row, a major studio adult-oriented, dialogue-driven film with more on its mind that non-stop mayhem or mindless sight gags topped the boxoffice thus keeping the resurgence of thinking-person’s cinema on a thrilling roll. Surprise, surprise! The fact that The[...]

“Let Me In” director Matt Reeves opens up, explains why he remade “Let the Right One In”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From the minute it was announced that Hollywood planned a remake of Tomas Alfredson’s beloved vampire drama “Let the Right One In,” there has been backlash. More people complained once it was revealed that Matt Reeves, director of the shaky-cam gimmick thriller “Cloverfield,” would be at the[...]

Steven Spielberg mulling robot movie

HollywoodNews.com: Steven Spielberg is considering “Robopocalypse” as his next directorial feature in the wake of two other projects stalling. The film is based on the book of the same name by Daniel H. Wilson, a robotics researcher who also penned the tome “How to Survive a Robot Uprising.” Vulture had the news,[...]

TIFF ’10: Sinking my teeth into ‘Let Me In’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Matt Reeves’ “Let Me In” will divide audiences. Not between the “haves” and the “have nots,” but the “seen” and the “not yet seen.” Even this morning, Reeves’ remake of “Let the Right One In” sparked a fierce debate in the press lounge of the Park Hyatt as[...]
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