Video of the Week: Henry Thomas E.T. Audition

One of my favorite films of all time is Steven Spielberg’s ‘E.T.’ The film represents everything that was amazing with the Amblin films of the 80s. Great stories, great child actors, and amazing adventures. In the video below, we see Henry Thomas become emotional at the thought of a Government man taking E.T. away from …

Zemeckis Lines Up “Charles Fort”

It’s been 11 years since Cast Away and What Lies Beneath, which means 11 years have passed since Robert Zemeckis (some may call him Spielberg Jr.) has directed a live-action film. In addition to ‘Flight.’ which Zemeckis is preparing to direct this fall – he’s put in motion a new project based off Dark Horse …

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 …

Psycho Blu-Ray Release Details

Universal Studios has announced the upcoming remaster and blu-ray release of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic, ‘Psycho.’ It is the 50th anniversary of the classic film that drove everyone who saw it to sponge baths. The film will be in Blu-Ray high-def, and will feature a new 5.1 surround sound mix. Ever since entering the world of …

“Wolfman” Gets R Rating

With news that will no doubt thrill horror fans, Joe Johnston’s “Wolfman” has been given an R rating.  The rating has been given reportedly due to, “bloody horror, violence and gore.”  Given the rash of PG-13 rated horror movies that felt like they were holding back, I’m excited to see one that let’s it rip.  …

Berg to Helm ‘Battleship’

I feel like all these Hasbro movies are gonna be a whole lotta blah, but, as long as they keep announcing them, I’ll keep writing about them. Director Peter Berg (The Rundown, Hancock) is in talks to take on a film version of the game “Battleship.” The project is being setup at Universal. Really? Plot …