‘A Christmas Story 2′ Trailer Suggests the World has Been Naughty
Jean Shepard’s book ‘In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash’ inspired the 1983 film ‘A Christmas Story.’ The film did well upon release, but in the intervening years it’s become a holiday classic. So much so that it inspired a sequel in 1994 (‘It Runs in the Family’), and now the “official” sequel ‘A Christmas Story 2.’
Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54
Michael Clarke Duncan, with his inimitable voice and stature, has passed away from a heart attack at age 54, according to his fiancee.
Eddie Murphy and Shawn Ryan May Take ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ to TV
If you were a child of the 1980′s, chances are that you love Eddie Murphy. You can probably recite much of his stand up from his special ‘Delirious’ (“Lemonade… that cool refreshing drink”) or bits from ‘Trading Places’ or ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ by heart. And though Eddie Murphy has spent much of the last two decades disappointing fans on the big screen, it looks like he may be taking his biggest fra
‘ALF’ is Heading to the Big Screen
If you want to know the inspiration for the TV show ‘ALF‘ all you have to know is that it came out in 1986 and that its name is short for “Alien Life Form.” But it’s fair to say the ‘E.T. : The Extra-Terrestrial’ knock-off was a hit and ran for four seasons, launched an animated spin-off, and TV movies. Now it’s going to be turned into a feature film.
Genndy Tartakovsky to Direct 3D ‘Popeye’
The cartoon character ‘Popeye’ is missing an eye, right? He’s always got one closed and he is a sailor, so it’s likely that he lost one handling hooks, or fighting with some aquatic creature. But even though Popeye can’t see stereoscopically, he’s getting the animated 3D treatment from director Genndy Tartakovsky.
Watch a Four Minute Preview of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’
The smartest thing about the new preview for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man‘ is that it doesn’t show too much of Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker becoming Spider-Man. What it does offer is footage of Spidey acting heroic, saving children and fighting Rhys Ifans’s Curt Connor/The Lizard. It shows a size and scale that makes it look like a new take on the material, and makes us cautiously optimistic. Check i