I was their experiment. . .They unleashed everything on me. I saw porn, all the Universal monster movies, all the Charlie Chan films, all the Sherlock Holmes things, all the Fred and Ginger movies. Film for me became how I related to everything else.
Context: Ain't It Cool News founder Harry Knowles talking about how his parents raised him in Austin, Texas. They were described as hippie aesthetes who opened Austin's first movie memorabilia, pulp fiction and comics shop.
Sam Raimi is set to direct Earp: Saints for Sinners, an adaptation of a Radical Publishing graphic novel that Mandeville Films partners David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman are producing for DreamWorks, according to HeatVision. The Earp: Saints for Sinners movie will be based on a script by the graphic novel’s co-creator Matt Cirulnick (Paid in … More
San Diego Comic-Con is fast approaching, and a documentary on THE pop culture fandom fest is also landing at the S.D. Convention Center this summer. HeatVisionBlog reports that filmmaker Morgan Spurlock – creator of the cult food doc. Super Size Me, along with Joss Whedon, Ain’t It Cool News founder Harry Knowles, producers Thomas Tull … More
More and more Comic-Con schedule news keeps pouring in. The long delayed Halloween horror film Trick ‘r Treat will screen with the cast and crew in attendance on Thursday, July 23rd, in Ballroom 20. The Michael Dougherty film stars Quinn Lord, Brian Cox, Tahmoh Penikett (Dollhouse), Anna Paquin (True Blood), Dylan Baker, Leslie Bibb, Rochelle … More
IMAX and Paramount Pictures announced yesterday that Star Trek: The IMAX Experience, directed by J.J. Abrams (Mission: Impossible III, Lost, Alias), shattered virtually every opening weekend IMAX box office record, posting $8.5 million from 138 IMAX theatres domestically. The limited IMAX run registered a per screen average of approximately $62,000 for the weekend, marking the … More
To celebrate the release of Fanboys, producers of the film are sponsoring a great contest. I don’t know what the prizes are yet – but they should be pretty cool. Fanboys who take a road trip with their friends to any of the movie’s opening cities, have a chance to win prizes from the film. … More