Sweeny Todd — The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Johnny Depp and Tim Burton join forces again in a big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical thriller “Sweeney Todd.” Depp stars in the title role as a man unjustly sent to prison who vows revenge, not only for that cruel punishment, but for the devastating consequences of what happened to his wife and daughter. […]

“Resident Evil” Takes a Dive

The third, and probably last, film in the Resident Evil franchise fell behind the weekend’s new entries “The Game Plan,” which was in first, and “The Kingdom,” in second. The gap between first and second was also large, equaling about a $5 million difference. “Resident Evil: Extinction” could only scrape up another $8 million in additional receipts over its debut last week.   [Read more…]

Is Vogel the Next Kirk?

If Robert Sanchez from IESB.net is correct then actor Mike Vogel (“Poseidon,” “Texas Chainsaw Massacre”), who will also be seen in the upcoming JJ Abrams titless film Codname: Cloverfield aka 01-18-08, will be the next James T. Kirk. IESB contacted Vogel’s agent after beginning to hear a lot of chatter about the young actor being […]

Two SF Classics Go Head-to-Head

Twentieth Century Fox announced today that it is taking a serious look at December 25, 2008 (Christmas Day) for the release of its remake of “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” which would put it in direct competition for opening day ticket sales against the return of the rebooted “Star Trek” franchise   [Read more…]

“Confessions of a Superhero”

It has finally come down to this. We’ve had diaries of famous people exposed, a multitude of tell-all books and exposes’ about the rich, the infamous and the famous. It would seem that Superheroes are not immune to this latest craze. “Confessions of a Superhero,” will be a documentary about four actors who have struggled […]

Snyder’s Watchmen Greeting

Director Zack Snyder (“300″) wants you to see his film “Watchamen,” which is being adapted from the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons graphic novel of the same name. To stir up even more excitement about this anticipated project, Snyder has sent out a special video greeting direct from the “Watchmen” set located in Vancouver, Canada, with a […]

The Aquarian Gospel

Drew Heriot, director of the highly successful “The Secret” documentary, has come on board to helm the new controversial film that will center on the early, missing years of Jesus of Nazareth, aka Jesus Christ or Jesus the Messiah. “The Aquarian Gospel” will look at Jesus age 13 to 30. Little to nothing is known […]

“Poltergeist” 25th Anniversary — Special One Night Showing

They’re baaaack for only one night on the big screen! In celebration of the film’s 25th Anniversary, “Poltergeist” will be shown in select movie theatres nationwide on Thursday, October 4th at 7:30PM (local). This special one-night event will also include a 15-minute never-before-seen glimpse into the real world of poltergeists. Suburbanites Steve (Craig T. Nelson) […]

REPO! The Genetic Opera Principal Photography Underway

Principle photography is underway for “REPO! The Genetic Opera,” a musical thriller starring Sarah Brightman, Anthony Head (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Paris Hilton (“House of Wax”), Bill Moseley (“Halloween,” “The Devil’s Rejects”), Paul Sorvino (“The Cooler,” “Goodfellas”), & Alexa Vega (“Spy Kids”). Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II thru IV) is directing from a screenplay by […]

Tragedy on “Dark Knight” Set

An as-yet-unnamed special effects technician was killed in a crash just south of London during a test shoot while in production of the new Batman film “The Dark Knight.” The man died in an equipment truck that was carrying a camera platform. The truck crashed into a tree while following a stunt vehicle yesterday. Christian […]

Box Office Weekend Final — September 21-23, 2007

All totals are U.S. box office only. Genre films are in BOLD. 1. Resident Evil: Extinction….$23,678,580Engagements:2,828 Cume: $23,678,580 2. Good Luck Chuck….$13,652,001Engagements:2,612 Cume: $13,652,001 3. The Brave One….$7,313,437Engagements:2,755 Cume: $25,003,347 4. 3:10 to Yuma….$6,157,624Engagements:2,902 Cume: $37,718,878 5. Eastern Promises….$5,641,788Engagements:1,404 Cume: $6,443,748 6. Sydney White….$5,196,380Engagements:2,104 Cume: $5,196,380 7. Mr. Woodcock….$4,923,896Engagements:2,237 Cume: $15,648,584 8. Superbad….$3,110,322Engagements:2,305 Cume: $116,181,146 […]