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This Week in Movies By Pete Hammond – “Paranormal Activity”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: It’s rare that a third edition of a horror movie franchise could not only actually outperform its predecesors at the boxoffice but actually get good reviews in the process. Paramount’s latest annual installment of the Paranormal Activity series of creep-you-out genuine spookiness “home movies”[...]

After “The Thing,” which horror films also need a prequel?

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: With Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.’s prequel to John Carpenter’s “The Thing” now in theaters, we decided to look at three horror films that could use a bit of the old retroactive storytelling treatment. The problem is, most of the influential (and not-so-memorable) horror films of our time[...]

Kurt Russell replacing Costner in Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: Director Quentin Tarantino (“Inglourious Basterds”) may have found a replacement for Kevin Costner in his latest film, “Django Unchained.” Costner was set to play Ace Woody, a henchman for the film’s villain, played by Leonardo DiCaprio. Costner’s replacement is another grizzled veteran — known to “Grindhouse” fans[...]

“The Ward (2011)” DVD Review

HollywoodNews.com: There is nothing particularly wrong with The Ward, there is just little about it to stand out amongst the sea of similar genre entries, to say nothing of the whole slew of direct-to-DVD films that fill the shelves of Blockbuster and the queue of Netflix any given day. [...]

Weekend Box Office: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

HollywoodNews.com: It’s a little sad when a drop of just under 50% is considered leggy, but here we are. Rise of the Planet of the Apes dropped ‘just’ 49% in its second weekend, which was strong enough to once again claim the top spot at the box office. [...]

Final Destination 5 (3D) Review

HollywoodNews.com: Look, the Final Destination series is arguably the Mad-Libs of modern day studio filmmaking. More-so than any other franchise in recent history, the ongoing ‘Death Strikes Soon!’ saga is basically a fill-in-the-blank template with few real deviations from the formula. If you haven’t liked any of the[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond “Rio”

By Pete Hammond Family films continue to rule this week at the movies, and not just in America. With an estimated $40 million in its domestic launch and a very impressive $168 million worldwide 20th Century Fox’s Rio is clearly taking flight. The tale of a macaw who[...]

David Arquette apparently over talking about relationship

HollywoodNews.com: It has seemed lately that all David Arquette has talked about these days is his relationship with Courteney Cox, but now it seems he has grown tired of the subject. The ‘Scream 4’ actor revealed that he’s over talking about his marital status, states UsMagazine.com. “I think I’m trying to[...]

“Rio” rocks the box while “Scream” builds steam

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As expected, 20th Century Fox’s animated “Rio” got off to a fast start at the weekend box office, while the fourth “Scream” proved there’s still a little life in the formidable slasher franchise. Carlos Saldanha’s “Rio,” about an insecure bird (Jesse Eisenberg) learning to fly in the Brazilian[...]

Courteney Cox on shooting down David Arquette’s advances

HollywoodNews.com: David Arquette recently revealed that he tried to make a move on Courteney Cox, but that she turned him down, and now she is confirming the story despite wanting to keep it private. Cox revealed to David Letterman that he really tried to get with her while vacationing in Disney[...]
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