PREVIEW REVIEW: September 30, 2011

Editor’s Note: This Article Contains Some Explicit Content 50/50 Let’s all laugh about CANCER!!  But seriously, I guess this is a drama with some funny parts?  I don’t know…the marketing is all fucky on this one.  Am I supposed to laugh?  Am I supposed to feel uncomfortable?  Am I supposed to cry?  I guess that’s what’s supposed to make …

Review: Cowboys & Aliens

‘Cowboys & Aliens’ from the very talented Jon Favreau merges two of my favorite genres, Science Fiction, and Westerns – but does it succeed? Based on a graphic novel by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, the film opens in the fashion of most typical westerns, a character shrouded in mystery rolls into town. Our stranger is played …

Sam Mendes to Helm 007 #23?

Rumors are flying around on-line about Sam Mendes signing on to direct Daniel Craig in the next James Bond movie.  Some sites have Mendes directing, others have him coming on to consult while MGM pleads with him to consider directing. Either way, I think this is excellent news.  What worked best about “Casino Royale,” (“Quantum …

007’s Nemesis Blofield to Return

British Tabloids are reporting that James Bond’s nemesis, Ernst Stavro Blofield will be returning to take on 007 in the next film. Blofield was the head of SPECTRE, the criminal organization that was the focus of the Sean Connery films, and was played by Donald Pleasance, and later by Telly Savalas, and Charles Grey. The …

Peter Morgan Joins Bond Writing Staff

Peter Morgan, Oscar nominated writer of “Frost/Nixon,” and “The Queen,” has been annouced as joining Neal Purvis and Robert Wade as working on the script for the 23rd James Bond movie. Purvis and Wade have been writing the Bond scripts since “The World Is Not Enough,” though they’ve had help on “Casino Royale,” and last …

Craig Vows to Keep on Playing Bond

In an interview with English newspaper The Independent, (and then repeated in a completely different interview wit another paper,) Daniel Craig says he’ll keep on playing James Bond “until my joints go.” “If people still want to see these movies I’ll keep doing them for as long as it takes, or until my knees go, …