Tag Archives: Paramount films

Review: ‘Salt’ means to be dumb summer fun for grown-ups, but is really just dumb

By Todd Gilchrist hollywoodnews.com: Phillip Noyce’s Salt is the kind of movie that adults point to as good entertainment when they’re more resentful of the choices available for younger audiences than they are discriminating enough to choose something genuinely intelligent for themselves. A thriller obviously designed to capitalize on the success[...]

David Fincher’s “The Social Network” gets full trailer treatment

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: David Fincher’s “The Social Network” quickly is becoming one of our most anticipated movies of the fall. Forget the fact that Fincher hasn’t made a bad film. And more often than not, his film’s are stunning, challenging works of high art. “Benjamin Button,” “Fight Club” and “The Game”[...]

‘Mission: Impossible 4’ bound to happen, but will it star Tom Cruise?

HollywoodNews.com: Paramount is looking to make a fourth “Mission: Impossible,” the question is whether or not it stars Tom Cruise. Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore told the Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, “We absolutely are excited about having Tom Cruise star in this movie.” But insiders and observers claim that Paramount’s courtship with[...]

“Iron Man 2” coming to DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 28

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Need another example that the theatrical-to-DVD window is shrinking? Summer’s halfway over, and the film that kicked it off is already announcing its release date. Paramount just let it be known that Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man 2” will hit streets on Blu-ray and DVD on Sept. 28. The[...]

“The Blue Dahlia” the next film in Academy’s ‘Oscar Noir’ series

HollywoodNews.com: “The Blue Dahlia” (1946), starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake as a veteran accused of murder and the woman who comes to his aid, will be screened as the next feature in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ series “Oscar Noir: 1940s Writing Nominees from Hollywood’s Dark[...]

“Transformers” roll through Chicago as Bay blows up Windy City

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Windy City became The Demolished City as Michael Bay brought his production crew to Chicago to shoot scenes for “Transformers 3.” Specific details about the plot are being kept under wraps. Screenwriter Ehren Kruger, who penned part of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” returns to the franchise,[...]

Chris Pine will star as Jack Ryan in winter or early spring

HollywoodNews.com: Notice any big franchise titles missing from the summer box office? Remember novelist Tom Clancy’s character Jack Ryan? Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura reveals that Jack Ryan will return before the cameras in “Moscow” in either late winter or early spring. Chris Pine of “Star Trek” fame is expected[...]

James Cameron to re-release ‘Titanic’ in 3D in April 2012

HollywoodNews.com: James Cameron already has the number one movie of all time that dominated the box office for months, and has also set a record for the most Blu-ray sales of any movie. However, Cameron wants to top it all. He is going to re-release his successful movie “Titanic” and[...]

Kevin Williamson drops out of ‘Scream 4’ production

HollywoodNews.com: Creative conflicts and numerous rewrites on the set of “Scream 4” have apparently resulted in writer/creator Kevin Williamson (“Vampire Diaries”, “Dawson’s Creek”) leaving the production and being replaced with Ehren Kruger, the man behind “Scream 3”, “The Ring”, and “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”. Several actors on the currently-in-production sequel[...]

Box Office Roundup: ‘Last Airbender’ debuts with $16 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The Last Airbender parlayed its devout fanbase, the marquee value of M. Night Shyamalan, and a pretty solid marketing campaign into a $16 million-grossing opening day, which includes $3 million in midnight showings. That’s the fifth-biggest opening Thursday of all time, and the fifteenth-biggest Thursday on record.[...]
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