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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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Rachel Weisz Joins Peter Jackson’s “The Lovely Bones”

By at June 12, 2007 | 7:02 pm | 3 Comments

Rachel Weisz Joins Peter Jackson’s “The Lovely Bones”

Variety has confirmed that Rachel Weisz, last seen in husband Darren Aronofsky's The Fountain, will play the mother in Peter Jackson's film adaptation of The Lovely Bones, the mega-bestseller by Alice Sebold. In the book, Sebold presents life -- and death -- from the eyes of Susie, a murdered 14-year-old sharing her story from the afterlife. In Sebold's delicate more...

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