Mobile video downloads mature

Cricket, a provider of unlimited wireless services, recently announced a flat-rate unlimited mobile video service that allows users to view one-to-four-minute-long video clips directly from select handsets. Videos available include music videos, artist interviews, music documentaries, sports clips from FUEL TV such as soccer and mixed martial arts, entertainment news from Hollywood Insider, movie trailers, ….

Soul Men film trailer

After more than twenty years since they last spoke to one another, two estranged soul-singing legends (Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac) agree to participate in a reunion concert at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader. Soul Men also stars Isaac Hayes The film represents the next to last on-screen performance ….

Benefit screening of Steven Soderbergh classic satire Schizopolis coming with director attending

Steven Soderbergh, acclaimed director behind Traffic, Ocean’s Eleven, and Sex, Lies and Videotape, will host a rare screening of his mind-bending satire Schizopolis, at the IFC Center in the West Village, New York City. The screening will be part of a special benefit event celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Slamdance Film Festival (where Schizopolis ….

The Crash TV series widget

The Crash TV series premieres exclusively on Starz, on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Starring an ensemble cast led by film icon Dennis Hopper, the series looks at the way different lives intersect and collide in the melting pot of LA, and will be quite different from the movie portrayal. From the ….

Bone thriller adds a cop and a thief to cast

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paul Walker (The Fast and the Furious) and Hayden Christensen (Star Wars sequels) have joined the cast of the Screen Gems crime thriller Bone Deep, which is being helmed by John Luessenhop. This will be Luessenhop’s sophomore effort after directing Lockdown in 2000. Bone Deep was co-written by Luessenhop, Gabriel ….

Tom Cruise nabs rights to ‘Monster’ serial killer book

Variety reports that Tom Cruise and United Artists have grabbed the rights to the serial killer thriller The Monster of Florence, with Cruise attached to produce and possibly to star. This according to Douglas Preston, author of the bestseller. The author, along with Italian journalist Mario Spezi, told an Italian periodical that they have contracted ….

Michael Moore feature film Slacker Uprising to go online for free

I just read on Yahoo News that Michael Moore’s next feature film, Slacker Uprising, will be made available for legal downloading from the net for three weeks, starting on September 23, 2008. Moore says he was inspired by Neil Young and Radiohead, to release his new film online and for free, after previously considering a ….