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Sicko Preview: Current Health Report on Michael Moore’s Documentary

By at June 20, 2007 | 6:39 am | 2 Comments

If you've ever uttered "I can't wait to see that movie!" the Weinstein Brothers understand. After a Monday sneak preview of Michael Moore's Sicko, the gonzo filmmaker's thrashing of our ailing health care system, The Weinstein Company decided to release the movie to NYC theaters one week early. So, if you live in The Big Apple, you can line up this Friday. (In 30 more...

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Sopranos Boss is Back: James Gandolfini In New HBO Documentary Film

By at June 18, 2007 | 9:19 pm | 0 Comment

Sopranos Boss is Back: James Gandolfini In New HBO Documentary Film

Hey, Tony, welcome back! Okay, we have far too much respect for James Gandolfini to call him "Tony" outside of the Sopranos world. But, big Jim will be back with the HBO family this fall -- for a noble cause. Reuters reports Gandolfini will produce and star in the documentary film Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq, which will air September 9. In the movie, more...

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Eli Roth Not Directing Stephen King’s “Cell” ‘Anytime Soon’

By at June 15, 2007 | 2:04 pm | 0 Comment

In a blog entry from this morning, Eli Roth admits that production on Cell won't begin for some time. He places that tidbit within a context that basically says two things: 1) Piracy is playing a major role in stealing box-office revenue. 2) Go See Hostel Part II. From the blog: "this is your last chance to see one of my films for a while. If you haven't seen it, go now, more...

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Hostel Part II — Will It Suffer A Quick Death?

By at June 14, 2007 | 10:08 pm | 4 Comments

Hostel Part II — Will It Suffer A Quick Death?

Filmmaker Eli Roth is one of the more creative (and gutsy) players in the horror game today. His debut, the cheeky 70s homage Cabin Fever scored with critics. Then, last year's Hostel hit big with audiences, pulling nearly $20 million in its first weekend. Last weekend Hostel Part II opened, grossing just over $8 million. A letdown? Sounds like it. But maybe more...

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