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“Line Walker 2: Invisible Spy” is the Craziest Action Movie of the Year

“Line Walker 2: Invisible Spy” is the Craziest Action Movie of the Year

One thing I miss about Hong Kong action movies is their sheer craziness. They used to be the most creative and unpredictable in the world. The best Hong Kong action movies used to leave us in awe for their sheer bat-shit craziness. At last, one has come along after a long drought. Line Walker 2: […]

‘Spielberg’: HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc

  For nearly 50 years, Steven Spielberg has changed the way we experience movies. Through films as diverse as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Schindler’s List and Bridge of Spies, Spielberg has mostly let his craft to the talking for him…until now. The director finds himself in front of the camera as the […]

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Game Of Thrones Carice van Houten Joins Brian De Palma’s Domino

They may not have had any screen time in Game of Thrones, but according to Deadline, Carice van Houten and Nicolaj Coster-Waldau will be working together in the suspense thriller, Domino from director Brian De Palma. The actor who plays Melisandra joins the cast that already included the actor who plays Jamie Lannister, and the […]

It’s All X-Rated To Brian De Palma In Trailer For Documentary De Palma

A24 has released a trailer for Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow‘s documentary De Palma. Their subject, director Brian De Palma, offers insights into his film career and battles with both the industry and the ratings board. The director of films like Carrie and Scarface often found himself having to tone down his pictures or face […]

Christopher McQuarrie Accepts Mission: Impossible 6

The story is still developing, but Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation director Christopher McQuarrie posted this a little while ago: Mission: Accepted #MI6 — ChristopherMcQuarrie (@chrismcquarrie) November 30, 2015 Earlier in the month, reports suggested the director would return — a first for the Tom Cruise-led film series. Previous directors include Brian De Palma, John […]

Statham Set To Start Shooting Hummingbird On Monday With Director Steve Knight

The directorial debut of Steve Knight, writer of Eastern Promises and Dirty Pretty Things, is to be Hummingbird, a new Jason Statham thriller. This means that Statham will not only work with Brian De Palma and William Goldman this year, he’ll be acting in the first picture directed by one of recent times’ better screenwriters. […]

Paranormal Activity 4 Is Officially On

While announcing their gargantuan, rivals-beating $5.17 billion box-office haul for 2011, Paramount Pictures have also listed some of their more eagerly anticipated 2012 releases. This includes their first, formal mention of (admittedly all-but inevitable) fourth Paranormal Activity picture. Here’s the full press-release with the salient bit in bold: Paramount Pictures announced today it ended 2011 […]

New Scarface Remake Explained By Its Scriptwriter David Ayer

Writing duties for the the incoming, third pass at a big-screen Scarface story have fallen on David Ayer, the writer of Training Day, the similar but superior Dark Blue and the recently-wrapped End of Watch, the latter of which he has also directed. Deadline have gotten Ayer’s take on how to create a new Scarface […]

Scarface Is Coming To Blu-ray, Gets New Trailer – And There’s A Lot You’ve Gotta Love

[youtube][/youtube] You gotta love Brian De Palma. You gotta love Al Pacino. Gotta love Giorgio Moroder‘s soundtrack. Gotta love Michelle Pfeiffer. And John A. Alonozo’s cinematography. And Steven Bauer as Manny Ribero. Gotta love how Brian De Palma released an uncut version instead of the R rated version approved by the MPAA. Gotta love how he […]