Slither Trailer Online

Originally Published: August 29, 2005 Chud has posted a trailer for the indie horror flick Slither. The footage originally premiered at ComicCon, and right to the point. In Slither, a small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters. Here’s the footage in Quicktime format. …
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Bigfoot Behind Indie Film 3 Needles

Originally Published: August 31, 2005 Bigfoot Entertainment announces the world premiere of its debut feature film, “3 Needles,” as a Special Presentation at the Toronto Film Festival. The film, which is already garnering interest from top distributors, stars Chloe Sevigny (“Broken Flowers,” “Boys Don’t Cry”), Lucy Liu (“Charlie’s Angels,” “Payback,” “Ally McBeal”), Olympia Dukakis (“The …
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I Walk the Line

Originally Published: October 24, 2005 “He was willing and able to be the champion of people who didn’t have one. And I think the power of his performance came from the tension between this man who was deeply spiritual and also a real wild man. I can see how rappers would love that ‘I shot …
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Freedomland Trailer Online

Originally Published: October 28, 2005 Sony has recently posted the trailer for Freedomland online. Freedomland opens on December 23, 2005 in New York and L.A., then on January 13, 2006 wide. The Joe Roth directed film tells the story of a single mother (Julianne Moore) who blames an African-American man from the projects for the …
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Just Friends Now Online

Originally Published: October 28, 2005 New Line just launched a web site for Just Friends, which hits theatres November 23rd. Some of the features of the site include personal profile pages of all the characters, free mobile ring tones based on the film, wallpapers and AIM icons. Just Friends stars Ryan Reynolds as a former …
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Syriana Out to Get Us?

Originally Published: October 28, 2005 Talk about art imitating life (or is it the other way around). I happen to be listening to CNN right now and how ‘Scooter” Libby is about to be indicted on perjury charges. At the same time, Floridians, reeling from the affects of hurricane Wilma, are lining up for as …
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Originally Published: May 19 , 2002

2002 ALMA Award Winners Here is a list of winners at the 2002 American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards, which were presented Saturday night in Los Angeles by the National Council of La Raza: Outstanding motion picture: “Piero” Actor in a motion picture: Benjamin Bratt, “Piero” Actress in a motion picture: Laura Elena Harring, “Mulholland …
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ALIEN VS. PREDATOR Production Art Appears Online

Originally Published: Friday, August 13, 2004 Yahoo News has exclusive access to scans of production art from AVP. The stills are of the temple that the main characters get trapped in by the Predator creatures. The Predator’ s Arctic Temple shows a rich history of the their species , and how they have interacted with …
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Ong is Bak

Originally Published: June 23, 2005 For hardcore action fans, Ong Bak stands as one of the most kinetic films to come from any Asian country, much less Thailand. Star Tony Jaa, is on his way to becoming the next Jackie Chan or Bruce Lee… or both. Well, if the trailer for Tom Yum Goong is …
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Anime Network Launches Fulltime

Originally Published: Friday, August 20, 2004 ADV FILMS has announced that the network has launched a web portal to coincide with the launch of it’s linear feed. The Anime Network was only available On Demand in most markets. As of July 27th, it is available 24/7 in selected major markets. The network showcases all types …
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Frank Frazetta Documentary to Premiere on IFC

Originally Published: Friday, August 20, 2004 PAINTING WITH FIRE, the only full length feature documentary on the life and work of living legend FRANK FRAZETTA, will finally get its television premiere on the Independent Film Channel on Saturday, August 28th at 8:00 pm eastern time. The indie friendly channel will also show the film at …
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RAY World Premiere Slated for Toronto

Originally Published: Sunday, August 29, 2004 The much anticipated RAY CHARLES biopic, RAY, will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The TAYLOR HACKFORD directed pic will screen alongside HILARY SWANK’S film RED DUST, a film about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation process. In the Masters sidebar, the North American …
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Another Visit to SIN CITY

Originally Published: October 1 , 2004 Movie-List has re-posted the Comicon footage of the upcoming SIN CITY, ROBERT RODRIGUEZ adaptation, being co-directed by FRANK MILLER who created the original graphic novel series. After viewing the Quicktime movie again, I have some issues with the pacing and setup. I know they are still in production but …
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HUSTLE & FLOW Shows Independent Hustle

Originally Published: October 11, 2004 OHN SINGLETON has been trying for some time to independently produce projects under his own banner. He’s finally is getting the chance with HUSTLE & FLOW, first-time writer/director CRAIG BREWER’s film about a small town rapper trying to make it to the big time. In doing so, the innovative young …
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SOUL CALIBRE To Hit Big Screen

Originally Published: October 11, 2004 WARREN ZIDE’s ANTHEM PICTURES has acquired the rights to create a feature film based on the video games series SOUL CALIBRE. This is a game I personally think has been waiting too long to be snapped up by a major producer. The story arch is perfect for film, and if …
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Hip Hip Don’t Stop

Originally Published: October 12, 2004 The First Annual HIP HOP FILM FESTIVAL will take place in Atlanta, GA in Spring of 2005. Atlanta based Creative Circle Entertainment is presenting the 3 day fest, with an eye towards making it an annual tradition in the area. Hip Hop’s finest will be rewarded for their contributions to …
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Complicated: The Basic Instinct Sequel

Originally Published: February 27, 2007 The looong in development Basic Instinct sequel, Risk Addiction, is finally in pre-production in London. But this highly anticipated sexy sequel to the Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone 1992 hit, has had a long road, filled with cast changes, director shake-ups and more. Here’s a brief history of the life of …
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MTV Prepping New project

Originally Published: December 21 , 2004 MTV Films, whose recent slate includes Aeon Flux, The Longest Yard and The Warriors, is producing a film that will explore life at a school for privileged kids. The project, entitled Prep, centers on teens at the school with more money and time than they know what to do …
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