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  • Spiderman: Turned off the audience

    We’ve been following developments on Broadway’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, as the show has drawn nearer (see TV Spot for Spider-Man : Turn Off the Dark and New Info and Images from ‘Spider-Man’ the Musical), and opening day has finally come. Last night, 60 Minutes did a piece on the Broadway adaptation of Spider-Man. […] More

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    “Epic Mickey” Video Game Debut

    Just in time for the Christmas shopping season, here comes one of the newest Wii games, greatly anticipated by many, Epic Mickey. Video game veteran, Warren Spector has been unknowingly preparing for the creation of this Mickey-centric video game his entire life. An article in the Austin American Statesman, describes how a life-long obsession with […] More

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    “Tangled” to be Disney’s Last Fairy Tale?

    When I was in Los Angeles a few months ago, publicity for Disney’s Tangled was everywhere. The oversized posters plastered against sides of buildings consisted of nothing but swirling, blond hair with two faces peeking out.  I thought it was some sequel to Shrek that I didn’t care about. I was just as annoyed with […] More

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    “The Goonies” Pegged for a Musical

    Unfortunately (or fortunately), hopes of there ever being a sequel to the beloved 80’s cult classic, The Goonies, were all but quashed at an event held for the film’s 25th anniversary DVD and Blu-ray release (see coverage from Collider). Members of the cast admitted that they were getting old, that if it were going to […] More

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    Ten Highly Anticipated 2010 NYFF Films

    The 48th annual New York Film Festival is fast approaching us on September 24th, filled with a rich variety of films that will surely appease everyone’s taste. From populous director David Fincher’s The Social Network to Shakespeare’s adapted The Tempest, this year’s festival will turn the heads of mainstream movie goers to theater buffs to […] More

  • Something old, something new

    I recently sat through the clumsily titled “Version You’ve Never Seen” cut of The Exorcist, only to conclude that it should have remained unseen. Another 10 minutes of footage, including the laughable spider-walk scene and a feeble new ending have done nothing to improve William Friedkin’s horror classic. But, as the DVD market is flooded […] More

  • Pirating the 2010 Oscars

    Andy Baio of has been tracking the online distribution of Oscar screeners since 2003, only to discover that  every year, the piracy scene manages to release nearly every film by nomination day. Last year, all but three films were leaked in DVD quality by nomination day.  According to Andy, fewer Oscar screeners leaked online […] More