Tag Archives: Robert Rodriguez

12 Films still to look forward to this summer

With the second half of the year underway, it’s tempting to also declare the summer movie season all but over as well. While we may only have a few big blockbusters still to go, the independent films still to be released offer some interesting options, with at least one excellent[...]

“MACHETE KILLS” – Deadly New Poster – Sofia Vergara, Lady Gaga

Prepare for the epic return of Danny Trejo as the ultimate badass in Robert Rodriguez’s highly anticipated MACHETE KILLS. Recruited by the government for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man, Machete must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has[...]

Charlie Sheen to play The President in movie

HollywoodNews.com: Charlie Sheen’s career has seen a little bit of a revival after his sort of meltdown, and now he will be taking on a new film role. Sheen has reportedly been cast as The President in a sequel to Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse film ‘Machete,’ states Hollyscoop. Rodriguez revealed the news[...]

Winners Announced for 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to The Artist, The Descendants and Margin Call at this afternoon’s 27th Film Independent Spirit Awards. My Week With Marilyn, Beginners, 50/50, A Separation and The Interrupters also[...]

Don Johnson joins Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino’s casting couch for “Djangon Unchained” has been a revolving door of rugged talent. The latest name spinning through the cycle? Would you believe Don Johnson? The “Miami Vice” and “Nash Bridges” star, who recently appeared in Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete,” will take part in Tarantino’s latest genre[...]

“Drive” review: isn’t ‘cool’

HollywoodNews.com: There is an old Robert Rodriguez interview where he comments about how shocked he was by the positive reviews that greeted the release of El Mariachi. He hinted at certain biases that critics have toward films that are supposed to automatically be ‘better’ than the rest. To[...]

“Sin City” sequel hires “The Departed” screenwriter

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Screenwriter William Monahan, Oscar winner for Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed,” has been busy lining up a stream of projects. First came the news that he planned to reunite with Scorsese for a remake of director Karel Reisz’s 1974 drama (potentially with Leonardo DiCaprio in the role occupied[...]

The Black Keys fool IMDB.com with fake movie trailer

HollywoodNews.com: The Black Keys, who are up for four Grammy Awards today, tricked nearly everyone—even movie website IMDB.com—with their latest comedic shenanigan: a music video-turned-movie trailer. The blues-rock outfit released a faux trailer for a feature-length film titled, “Howlin’ For You”—which is also the name of a track off Brothers,[...]

Tarantino and Rodriguez’s “Grindhouse” Blu-ray a giddy, gory treat for fans

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: “Grindhouse: Two-Disc Collector’s Edition” Every once in a while, a Blu-ray arrives that furthers the format and (hopefully) convinces a few more film fans to[...]

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[...]
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