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Untapped Potential: Why Pro-Wrestling Biopics Are So Hard to Pull Off [OPINION]

The story of World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) Paige, become a rare exception in the world of professional wrestling that it showed authenticity and achieved what it wanted with hardly any filtering. Lack of Dramatization When you look at another acclaimed film in Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler where the protagonist in Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey […]

Iron Man And Sin City Actor Mickey Rourke Wins Boxing Match At Age 62

Before he took up acting, Mickey Rourke was an amateur boxer. But the man who played Whiplash for Marvel Studios and Marv in Frank Miller’s Sin City hadn’t been in a ring for a match in over 20 years. But on Friday in Moscow, the 62 year-old beat a 33 year-old former California Golden Gloves […]

Bridget Regan Joins Marvel’s Agent Carter

Marvel’s Agent Carter has added another cast member, Bridget Regan will play Dottie an original creation for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Dottie is an ally of Agent Carter’s and will have a huge impact on her life and adventures according to Marvel. Regan has appeared on shows like Sons of Anarchy, White Collar and the […]

Mickey Rourke Is Not A Marvel Fan

Mickey Rourke was on Late Night With Seth Meyers talking about Sin City: A Dame To Kill For and let it be known he isn’t exactly a Marvel fan. But he is a fan of Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller. [youtube]http://youtu.be/IMgarHX_DOk[/youtube]

Cinema Sins Shows Us Everything Wrong With Sin City…

You would think by now that a group calling themselves Cinema Sins would have already gotten around to a movie called Sin City… but with upcoming release of Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, the guys have whipped up their latest Everything Wrong With Sin City In 14 Minutes Or Less… which runs about […]



Mickey Rourke Set For Return To Sin City, But Michael Madsen… Maybe Not

Mickey Rourke has started to negotiate his contract to appear in Motor City, Albert Hughes‘ revenge film about: a man who is double crossed and seeks revenge on the guy who put him behind bars and took his woman. I don’t believe he’s “a man”, as that’s going to be Gerard Butler, but he might […]

Sin City 2 Gets Release Date, Some Confirmed Cast And 3D Images

Some confirmations and a couple of surprises made up the official press release promising the imminent start of production on Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Personally, I’m still surprised by the fact it’s happening at all. Right off the bat Dimension films want us to know that Mickey Rourke and Jessica Alba will […]

Slightly Dodgy Third Trailer For Tarsem Singh’s Immortals

My initial reaction upon seeing this trailer was to laugh, and laugh heartily, which can sometimes be a good thing but not, I think, in this case. Tarsem Singh‘s Immortals is an epic(?) 3D action-adventure about a battle between humans and titans, or humans and gods, or gods and titans, or just a general rumble. […]

Trailer And Clip For Passion Play With Bill Murray, Mickey Rourke And Megan Fox

The YouTube page for this trailer asks: Is Megan Fox an angel sent from heaven, or a freak of nature? I know what side of the argument I’m erring on. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VgLu7rPCX0[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8stNUjGXBXM[/youtube] The film will hit select US cinemas on May 6th.

Mickey Rourke To Play “A Man Who Plays Rugby Who Is Gay”

Appearing on Alan Carr’s Chatty Man this evening (the show will still be on as I publish this story, in fact), Mickey Rourke discussed his plans for a picture in which he’ll play Gareth Thomas, a Welsh rugby player who has made headlines for being open about his homosexuality. Here’s how the relevant exchange between […]

Tuesday Rushes – Blood Stains, Fake Magic, Super’s Sale And More

Here’s a whole gravel pit of smaller stories, with a few bigger chunks tossed in for good measure. I was suffering somewhat yesterday, so I start today playing catch up. But catch up we will, beginning right now. And it’s always good to have somewhere for the fiddly stuff I just couldn’t crack over the […]