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Tom Hanks Cult Film The Burbs Gets an Ultimate Edition From Scream Factory

Tom Hanks Cult Film The 'Burbs Gets an Ultimate Edition From Scream Factory

Set in an average neighborhood that is anything but ordinary, The 'Burbs blends slapstick comedy and spine-thrilling mystery and is superbly directed by cult filmmaker Joe Dante (Piranha, Gremlins, Matinee, The Howling). I have very fond memories of watching this constantly when I was little I was also just really confused as to how Princess Leia[...]

Joe Dante Discusses The Termite Terrace Movie That Never Was

Joe Dante Discusses The Termite Terrace Movie That Never Was

As part of Le Monde and Forum des Images' series on films that never came to be, Gremlins director Joe Dante discusses his never-filmed Termite Terrace The project came about after Dante befriended legendary animator Chuck Jones and would've followed Jones' time as part of the Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies unit at Warner Bros.In the following[...]

Gremlins Joe Dante To Direct An Episode Of Legends Of Tomorrow

Gremlins' Joe Dante To Direct An Episode Of Legends Of Tomorrow

Director Joe Dante confirmed an earlier report from Den of Geek stating he might take the reins of an upcoming episode of DC's Legends of Tomorrow Posting to Twitter a short while ago, Dante wrote:It’s true..I’m directing an episode of @TheCW_Legends! https://t.co/ijCo3vswTq pic.twitter.com/2ruXy1zy07 — Joe Dante (@joe_dante) December 10, 2015He also retweeted a post from executive[...]

Gremlins Joe Dante To Direct New Thriller Labirintus

Gremlins' Joe Dante To Direct New Thriller Labirintus

Joe Dante, director of The Howling, Innerspace, and Matinee and other 1980s classics, is set to direct Labirintus, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The film centers on a paranormal investigator and a psychiatric researcher who explore an decaying Soviet lab in Hungary They question their own sanity when they face off against a supernatural horror.Dante is[...]

SDCC 15: High Def Horrow &#8211 Hammer Horror Meets Harryhausen With Joe Dante

SDCC '15: High Def Horrow – Hammer Horror Meets Harryhausen With Joe Dante

The special guest for the panel was director Joe Dante (Gremlins, Innerspace, The 'Burbs) Feltenstein talked about the upcoming Horror Classics, Volume One Collection which will feature the first ever Blu-ray release of the Hammer Films by Warner Bros Included in the set will be The Mummy, starring Christopher Lee, Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed, starring Peter[...]

Goonies 2 And Gremlins Remake Both Promised. Or Threatened Your Call

Goonies 2 And Gremlins Remake Both Promised. Or Threatened, Your Call

not only have Goonies 2 cooking but a remake of Gremlins.I'd be tempted rather more by another Gremlins sequel, I think, with Joe Dante back at the helm And I think I'd like to see some practical Gremlins too, instead of an all-CG pixelfest.There's just something about puppets I like, I suppose. Straight from the[...]




Simon Pegg And Joe Dante Teaming Up For MR James Ghost Story

Simon Pegg And Joe Dante Teaming Up For MR James Ghost Story

Joe Dante will be out at Fantasia Fest's Frontières International Co-Production Market this year, looking for financing The project in question is Casting the Runes, an updated version of an MR James ghost story, modernised somewhat by screenwriter David Tully.I've put the full blurb for this new version at the foot of the story, courtesy of[...]

Warner Bros. Planning Gremlins Reboot. Again

Warner Bros. Planning Gremlins Reboot. Again

You don't need a Billy Peltzer to sell Gremlins.I'm very fond of the original film, and while I think the second is possibly the better, braver, and certainly crazier episode, it's actually the original that I go back to the most - maybe because I can't let Christmas go past without it.There would seem to[...]

Bertrand Taverniers Young And Lusty War Film The Princess Of Montpensier

Bertrand Tavernier's Young And Lusty War Film, The Princess Of Montpensier

Joe Dante was so impressed by The Princess of Montpensier, he was moved to send a letter to its director, Bertrand Tavernier Myself, I thought I'd get him on the phone for a chat.Princess is a very 21st century film, despite being based upon Madame La Fayette's 17th century short story about 16th century events,[...]

How I Tried To Cure Myself Of My Fear Of Clowns

How I Tried To Cure Myself Of My Fear Of Clowns

Watching Joe Dante's The Hole , I was confronted with not just one or other of those, but both at the same time Like Poltergeist before it, Dante's film goes for the psychic soft spot with a hideous little clown doll.And I'd be lying if I said I didn't find it uncomfortable viewing.So, it was[...]

Meet The Hole From Joe Dantes The Hole

Meet The Hole From Joe Dante's The Hole

The Hole comes from Joe Dante, the director The Howling, Gremlins, the superb Homecoming episode of Masters of Horror and, to be honest, a whole truck load of films I hold close to my heart The US is still waiting for the film, but we in the UK saw it in our cinemas last September[...]

Joe Dante Vincenzo Natali And More Team Up For Paris Ill Kill You

Joe Dante, Vincenzo Natali And More Team Up For Paris I'll Kill You

The title is meant as a twisted-up reflection of the romantic compendium movie Paris Je T'aime, and the core idea here is the same: well known directors tackling short films, linked by their being set in Paris.But where Je T'aime was all fluttering hearts, the idea with I'll Kill You is a little more "exploding[...]

Narnia Poster Trailer And Some Very Interesting Rumours About The Films 3D

Narnia Poster, Trailer And Some Very Interesting Rumours About The Film's 3D

Joe Dante, director of The Hole 3D, was speaking to The Herald in Ireland, and the conversation turned to the Narnia post-conversion Dante said: A lot of directors don't necessarily want to add 3D, it's done without their consent My friend Michael Apted just did a Narnia picture, and he was very upset that they insisted[...]


Poster and Trailer For Joe Dantes The Hole 3D

Poster and Trailer For Joe Dante's The Hole 3D

is Joe Dante's The Hole, aka The Hole 3D That's really what it says on press materials for the film - The Hole 3D Where the "in" on the poster comes from, I don't know.How ridiculous Becky Sharp was never called Becky Sharp Technicolour was it? No Then, distributors, please stop titling films Yadda Yadda[...]