Max Payne to Begin Shooting March 2nd

Max Payne, a popular videogame published by Rockstar, and 3DRealms is being brought to the big screen by Behind Enemy Lines director John Moore. Mark Wahlberg has been cast in the title role. The film is about a New York City cop whose wife and child are brutally murdered by a gang of thugs, high …

One to Watch: Blake Lively

This past summer, at a preview screening of Superbad, an actress caught my eye. She first appears when Jules (the apple of Seth’s eye in the film) is asking Seth what sorts of alcohol to buy for her party. There’s a girl to the right of Jules, who for part of the conversation is playing …

News: Oliver Stone Pursuing “Bush” project

Variety announced over the weekend that Oliver Stone has his sites on a biopic about George W. Bush, scripted by Wall Street co-writer Stanley Weiser. “It’s a behind-the-scenes approach, similar to ‘Nixon,’ to give a sense of what it’s like to be in his skin,” Stone told Daily Variety. “But if ‘Nixon’ was a symphony, …

News: Star Trek Teaser Premieres

The J.J. Abrams directed Star Trek prequel premiered its teaser this weekend before screenings of Cloverfield. I personally have always been a big fan of the series, even the so called “bad-ones,” though I will admit, the first Star Trek film was ridiculously boring, other then that, I’ve always jumped on the Kirk/Picard band wagon. …

News: Cloverfield Expected to Take 54M

Paramount is reporting that Cloverfield made an estimated 18.25M on its opening night, breaking the trend in typically lackluster performances by virally marketed films (i.e. Snakes on a Plane). Cloverfield, Directed by Matt Reeves, produced by J.J. Abrams, and a cast devoid of stars was made for around 25M, so all around, I’m sure they’re …