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Red Dawn 2012 Remake Tainted Sony and MGM In China For Years

Red Dawn 2012 Remake Tainted Sony and MGM In China For Years

The 2012 remake of Red Dawn starring Chris Hemsworth centred on a group of young people who defend their American hometown from a North Korean invasion – though it was initially a Chinese invasion. While in post-production, the invading army and antagonists were changed from Chinese to North Korean in order to maintain access to […]

007 Bond Binge: On Her Majestys Secret Service is Bonds Hidden Gem

007 Bond Binge: On Her Majesty's Secret Service is Bond's Hidden Gem

In the opening of On Her Majesty's Secret Service, a newcomer playing James Bond, George Lazenby, fights off would-be kidnappers and saves a suicidal heiress, the Countess Tracy (Dianna Rigg) from drowning herself in the ocean. She steals Bond's car and drives off the beach, and a perturbed Bond almost winks at the camera, "This […]

007 Bond Binge: You Only Live Twice aka Ninjas in Volcanoes

007 Bond Binge: You Only Live Twice aka Ninjas in Volcanoes

In the opening moments of You Only Live Twice, James Bond is brutally murdered. Or so it would seem! Having faked his death, he can go undercover in Japan and hunt down one of his greatest enemies ever, Ernst Stavro Blofeld, in his volcano lair. While the film is generally good, it also begins to […]

Mission: Impossible Got Better When It Stopped Trying To Be James Bond

Mission: Impossible Got Better When It Stopped Trying To Be James Bond

The spy genre has been making waves in movies for almost as long as there have been movies. There is more than enough room for many different variations of the genre, but when the Mission: Impossible films hit the big screen, there wasn't that much separating them from the other spy movies. The first three movies […]

007 Bond Binge: Thunderball: Sharks Femme Fatales and Lawsuits

007 Bond Binge: Thunderball: Sharks, Femme Fatales, and Lawsuits?

Thunderball (1965) remains the most successful movie of the James Bond franchise to date. Its domestic box office haul of $63.6 million, adjusted for inflation, is $573.7 million. That beats every single other movie of 2019 with the exception of Avengers: Endgame's record haul. Because of its enormous success, producers would continually go back to […]

James Bond is Really A Horrible Guy According to The Novels

James Bond is Really A Horrible Guy, According to The Novels

James Bond is the quintessential male action hero of the movies, and he has been for over 50 years. Since his first movie Dr. No in 1963. After all, he smokes, drinks, gambles, sleeps with lots of women, and kills people with impunity. That 's the image everyone knows from the movies, anyway. He is […]

Watch Jennifer Hudson Channel Aretha Franklin In First Respect Trailer

Watch Jennifer Hudson Channel Aretha Franklin In First Respect Trailer

Jennifer Hudson is starring in a biopic on Aretha Franklin this winter. The film is called Respect, and really there is nobody else who could have played her. The cast includes also includes Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan, and Mary J. […]

007 Bond Binge: Goldfinger Sets Up the Good & Bad Classic Bond Tropes

Goldfinger is, in so many ways, the seminal film in the James Bond 007 film franchise. It provides some of the most iconic moments, best lines, and defined the look and feel of the best and worst of the films, especially during the Sean Connery era. This is in so many ways also for better […]

Daniel Craig Is The Best James Bond We Have Ever Had

Daniel Craig Is The Best James Bond We Have Ever Had

When Daniel Craig was hired to play James Bond in 2006, I remember completely not caring at all that there was even another film coming out—what little love I had for Bond died with the Pierce Brosnan films. Not that he was terrible or anything, he is always good. No, just the ridiculous nature of […]

No Time To Die Moves Up 5 Days Plus 4 New Images

No Time To Die Moves Up 5 Days Plus 4 New Images

Warner Bros. and Legendary decided to end the work week on a big note yesterday but shifting a whole bunch of their release dates for upcoming movies. Some of the moves were surprising and some weren't but one of the one's that wasn't Godzilla Vs. Kong. It's a movie that has already been delayed before COVID-19 […]

Gone With The Wind Rockets Up Sales Charts After HBO Max Removal

Gone With The Wind Rockets Up Sales Charts After HBO Max Removal

Gone With The Wind has rocketed up the sales charts on digital services since being removed from HBO Max for "racist depictions". The film currently is on top of the Amazon sales rankings, where on streaming you can rent the film for $3.99 or buy it for $9.99. On iTunes, the film currently sits at […]

Fiddler On The Roof Remake On The Way With Thomas Kail Directing

Fiddler On The Roof Remake On The Way With Thomas Kail Directing

Fiddler on the Roof is coming back to the big screen. MGM has tapped Thomas Kail to bring the story back to theaters with a new remake. Steven Levenson will write the script. The musical opened on Broadway in 1964 and won nine Tony Awards, and the original film version was nominated for eight Academy […]

Legally Blonde 3 Script Will Be Written By Mindy Kaling Dan Goor

Legally Blonde 3 Script Will Be Written By Mindy Kaling, Dan Goor

Legally Blonde 3 has taken a big step towards coming to the big screen, as MGM has closed a deal with Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor to write the script for the film. Reese Witherspoon, star of the first two films, is returning to play Elle Woods and will produce the film through her Hello […]

Project Hail Mary: Phil Lord Chris Miller Join Ryan Gosling Space Pic

Project Hail Mary: Phil Lord, Chris Miller Join Ryan Gosling Space Pic

Phil Lord and Chris Miller look to film the s*** out of Ryan Gosling's next space thriller in Project Hail Mary. The project is the adaptation of "The Martian," author Andy Weir's latest novel of the same name set to release spring 2021 from Random House. Lord and Miller will direct the film for MGM, […]

No Time To Die Was Originally Very Different Type Of Bond Film

No Time To Die Was Originally Very Different Type Of Bond Film

No Time To Die is the latest Bond adventure and the final one for Daniel Craig. Craig will leave the role after starring in Cary Fukunaga's film, after appearing as the super spy in four other movies: Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre. It is that last film that is of particular interest […]

Candyman Has Been Delayed to the Fall By Universal/MGM

"Candyman" Has Been Delayed to the Fall By Universal/MGM

Candyman will have to wit to be summoned, as the new update to the series produced by Jordan Peele has been delayed. The film was supposed to release on June 12th, and will now release on September 25h. This is one of the last dominoes to fall, and now it is hard to imagine that […]

No Time to Die: Lea Seydoux Says the Movie is Emotional Moving

"No Time to Die": Lea Seydoux Says the Movie is Emotional, Moving

Léa Seydoux, who plays Madeleine Swann in No Time to Die cautions her latest film will have audiences feeling emotional. Speaking with the Daily Mail, the actor mentioned how heavy emotions play into Daniel Craig's final Bond film. Seydoux played Madeleine since its predecessor, Spectre (2015). "There's a lot of emotion in this Bond. It's […]

Project Hail Mary: Ryan Gossling to Star in Astronaut Drama

"Project Hail Mary": Ryan Gossling to Star in Astronaut Drama

"Project Hail Mary", the latest novel from "The Martian" author Andy Weir, may be adapted to film from MGM. If finalized, Ryan Gosling is set to star and produce. Ken Kao joins as co-producer, according to Deadline Hollywood. Project Hail Mary is about a stranded astronaut (Gosling) tasked with saving the planet. Like "The Martian", […]


007 Bond Binge: "From Russia With Love"

When James Bond returns in this classic Cold War thriller, From Russia With Love, don't you dare say "Sophomore Slump." While later films Goldfinger and Thunderball would dominate the box office, win Academy Awards, and become the templates for future Bond films, From Russia With Love remains the film that those who worked on the […]