DARIA The Complete Series DVD Review

     May 18, 2010

Most people use the phrase “the one that got away” to describe a long lost love from years ago.  For me, the one that got away has always been Daria Morgendorffer.  From 1997 to 2002, Daria — a Beavis and …

Zack Snyder’s SUCKER PUNCH 3D Getting IMAX Release

     May 11, 2010

Zack Snyder’s upcoming pic Sucker Punch 3D will be released in the expanded IMAX format simultaneously with its regular release on March 25, 2011.  THR reports this is part of a 20-picture distribution deal between Warner Brothers and IMAX lasting …

Fritz Lang’s METROPOLIS Re-release Trailer

     April 27, 2010

With the help of a recently discovered 16mm print found in an Argentinian film archive, Fritz Lang’s 1927 masterpiece Metropolis is finally (nearly) complete.  And with the addition of 25 minutes of never-before-seen footage, Kino International is planning limited releases …

Production On ANCHORMAN 2 Could Start in February 2011

     April 27, 2010

Let’s face it: everyone in the world wants Anchorman 2 to happen.  The ravenous fans want it. Writer/director Adam McKay wants it.  Hell, the entire cast wants it.  So why hasn’t it happened yet/isn’t happening now?  In truth, everyone involved with the …

Brad Bird in Talks to Direct MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4

     March 24, 2010

Odd as it may sound, Pixar animation titan Brad Bird (Ratatouille, The Incredibles) is in talks to direct the fourth installment of Mission Impossible.  THR says star/producer Tom Cruise and fellow producer J.J. Abrams of Star Trek and Lost fame …

Ed Helms and Jason Segel Join JEFF WHO LIVES AT HOME

     March 11, 2010

Jason Segel and Ed Helms, comedy titans on both the big (Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The Hangover, respectively) and small (How I Met Your Mother and The Office, respectively) screens, are coming together to co-star in the upcoming stoner comedy …

SORORITY ROW DVD Review

     March 9, 2010

Horror aficionados expect a select set of conventions to be executed well for a slasher film to be considered “good.”  We expect certain types: the slut, the jock, the token ethnic person (Asian, in this case) and their early demise, the “final …

NURSE JACKIE Season 1 DVD Review

     March 1, 2010

In the mid-90s, Viacom majority owner Sumner Redstone coined the phrase “Content is king.”  Though his commitment to this ideal is questionable in some arenas (*ahem* Jersey Shore), when it comes to Viacom’s pay channel Showtime, Redstone’s absolutely correct.  Nurse …

ADAM DVD Review

     February 19, 2010

Max Mayer’s romantic drama that charmed audiences at Sundance last year about a man with Asperger syndrome is now on DVD.  Adam (Hugh Dancy), the titular character who suffers from an especially pronounced case of the developmental disorder, tries to find his …