Armageddon Blu-ray review

I have to grade Armageddon on a curve. The reason is that no matter how limited or contrived the story is, one can not escape the sheer entertainment value of this implausible action adventure science farce. Released in 1998, Armageddon became a watershed moment in the moviemaking careers of both its producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Pearl …
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Ian McShane may join Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Ian McShane (Deadwood, Coraline, TV’s Kings) is in talks to play the villain Blackbeard in the Rob Marshall-directed Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth installment of Disney’s successful pirate franchise, according to HeatVisionBlog. If confirmed, McShane will join Johnny Depp, who returns as Captain Jack Sparrow, along with Penelope Cruz, in a …
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L.A. Confidential director up for action thriller Gemini Man

Director Curtis Hanson (L.A. Confidential, 8 Mile, Lucky You) is in negotiations to helm the long-in-development action thriller Gemini Man for Touchstone Pictures, from a script by David Benioff (The Kite Runner), according to The Hollywood Reporter. Gemini Man revolves around a brilliant, aging assassin attempting to leave the trade, whose employers dispatch a clone …
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Studios returning to the Super Bowl for 2009

A laundry list of of film studios, that ready to dish out the hefty pricetag to advertise during Super Bowl XLIII. The economy has scared some off major marketers this time around, but it hasn’t forced Hollywood to sit things out. Variety reported that nearly every major studio will advertise film projects during the big …
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Behind the Scenes Pics from Denzel’s Deja Vu

This looks like another solid collaboration between Denzel Washington and Tony Scott (They have previously worked together on Crimson Tide and Man on Fire). Déjà Vu is about an ATF agent (Washington) who travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered. It hits theaters on November 22, 2006. See a new behind the scenes gallery, along with a Q&A with …
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