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“Superman/Shazam!” looks and sounds gorgeous on Bluray

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s not too much to say about a 24 minute slugfest. The story is pretty simple: Black Adam shows up, Billy Batson becomes Captain Marvel, action and thematic elements occur. Most of the entire second and third acts of this extended short film is basically a smackdown[...]

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost in new “Paul” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In August, we witnessed an Edgar Wright film that didn’t prominently feature Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (for examples of the opposite formula, pop in “Shaun of the Dead” or “Hot Fuzz” and prepare to laugh). The film was “Scott Pilgrim,” and while Wright breathed radiance into[...]

‘Jackass 3D’ no donkey at the box office, fires up $50 million

HollywoodNews.com: MTV/Paramount’s “Jackass 3D” overperformed at the weekend box office, earning $50 million. The studio employed a number of marketing maneuvers in resurrecting the franchise’s profile among its devoted twentysomething fanbase, i.e. a Comic-con launch as well as 10th anniversary specials on MTV. Paramount, largely due to the[...]

‘Batman 3’ gets spicy, will shoot in New Orleans

HollywoodNews.com: Score another superhero film production for New Orleans. Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are planning to lense Christopher Nolan’s third “Batman” film in the Crescent City in April. Superhero Hype had the news. Previous “Batman” films of Nolan’s have featured a number of locations, making Chicago their primary haunt for Gotham City.[...]

Darren Aronofsky also being lured to helm ‘Preacher’

HollywoodNews.com: Whenever there’s heat on a director, there’s always a number of offers that come their way. As “Black Swan” continues to generate award season buzz, the pic’s helmer Darren Aronofsky is eyeing another comic-book project in addition to the “Superman” re-boot: the “Preacher” series. “Preacher” is a DC comic created by[...]

Megan Fox ‘Passion Play’ fails to move critics

HollywoodNews.com: After biting the dust in “Jonah Hex” and getting fired from “Transformers 3,” Megan Fox isn’t looking at a string of good luck yet after her film “Passion Play” was panned by critics at the Toronto Film Festival. In Contention rounds up all the critics’ nails for the Mitch[...]

Josh Brolin on ‘Jonah Hex’: ‘It got so derailed’

HollywoodNews.com: Josh Brolin, whose star wattage has been rising in serious dramatic fare, confessed that his headliner “Jonah Hex” misfired. The $60 million feature based on the DC western comic book bombed at the summer box office making $10.5 million. “We had an original intention and that got away from us,” Brolin[...]

2010 Summer movies brought box office surprises

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The biggest surprise of summer 2010 is how few surprises there really were. Most of the expected smash hits were smash hits, the expected under-performers underperformed, and the bigger films without studio support tanked. The more mainstream art-house cinema made money, while more challenging studio fare struggled.[...]

The Moments that Mattered: Summer Movies

HollywoodNews.com: We’ll see if my schedule allows me to do a compressive ‘end of summer’ box office wrap-up, but since summer 2010 doesn’t officially end until September 3rd, I figure I’ve got time. But for now, here is a rundown of the various scenes, performances, moments, and miscues that[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Other Guys,’ ‘Step Up 3D,’ ‘Middle Men’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Can Sony Pictures do no wrong this summer? Clearly it is the studio with the midas touch for the season. With no “Spider Man” in the lineup they have managed to deliver solid triples every time at bat even if they haven’t come near to a[...]
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