Tag Archives: Matt Reeves

The Ten Best Horror Remakes of All Time

As I’ve mentioned a few times already this year, horror is a genre that doesn’t get a whole lot of respect. The same goes for remakes in general, so when you discuss horror remakes, you can expect a distant lack of appreciation. Still, there are some gems to be found,[...]

Awards Season Roundup: Academy squashes earlier-date debate

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. The Academy says it has no plans to move its annual ceremony to an earlier date by 2012. So much for that great idea. As for this year’s race, Tom[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Secretariat” triggers critic slap fight

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. “Secretariat,” which opens today, has sparked a debate between prominent movie critics. The other day, Andrew O’Hehir wrote on Salon that the horse biopic, which he loved, is “a[...]

Warner wants Ray for “Secret” remake

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a major Hollywood studio is moving ahead on an American remake of a critically acclaimed, recently released foreign-language drama in hopes of expanding an excellent story to a wider audience. No, I’m not talking about “Let Me In,” Matt Reeves’[...]

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[...]

Aronofsky added to “Superman” list as Affleck bows out

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The list of directors in the running to direct the planned “Superman” reboot lost a key name but picked up another. Ben Affleck, currently receiving kudos for his second directorial effort “The Town,” has taken his name out of contention, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The article notes[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Let Me In” deserves a Best Picture nod, according to one pundit

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Matt Reeves’ “Let Me In,” which opens on Friday, “should be one of the ten 2010 Best Picture nominees. It’s that good.” These are the words of noted columnist[...]

Fantastic Fest announces its Closing Night film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fresh off killer turns in Venice and Toronto, Takashi Miike’s “13 Assassins” has just been selected as the Closing Night films for Fantastic Fest. Here’s the film’s plot: The noble samurai Shinzaemon Shimada is secretly commissioned to assassinate the evil Lord Naritsugu after his bloody rise to power.[...]

TIFF ’10: Five unforgettable moments from this year’s fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This year’s Toronto International Film Festival surprised me on so many levels: quality of film; accessibility to events; friendliness of the TIFF volunteers and staff; even the weather, which gave attendees a taste of fall … even if we only experienced fresh air for a few minutes[...]
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