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Writer, Michele S., gives you the latest news on some of her favorite films. Follow her column as she talks about everything from ‘Lord of the Rings’ to ‘Aliens’. Nothing goes untouched! Watch out! It’s the Nerd Alert!



Reboot Round-up: Info on ‘Carrie’, ‘Poltergeist’, ‘Evil Dead’, and ‘Van Helsing’

Reboot Round-up: Info on ‘Carrie’, ‘Poltergeist’, ‘Evil Dead’, and ‘Van Helsing’

Michele May 11, 2012 0

Most of you probably looked at that title and cringed at one or all of the movies on the list. Reboots are a fact of Hollywood life these days, as inevitable as death and

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‘The Hobbit’: An Unexpected Backlash

‘The Hobbit’: An Unexpected Backlash

Michele May 1, 2012 0

While at CinemaCon, lucky fans of The Hobbit were treated to 10 minutes of the unfinished film for their viewing pleasure. I would have given an arm and a leg (and some hairy Hobbit

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‘Iron Man 3′ Casting News: Tony Stark Certainly Knows How to Throw a Party

‘Iron Man 3′ Casting News: Tony Stark Certainly Knows How to Throw a Party

Michele April 26, 2012 0

With the arrival of The Avengers so imminent, it seems the perfect time to start announcing the cast for the next movie in the Marvel superhero canon. Iron Man 3 is set to be released around this

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Is That Hannibal Lector as Alfred Hitchcock? Anthony Hopkins Becomes the ‘Psycho’ Director

Is That Hannibal Lector as Alfred Hitchcock? Anthony Hopkins Becomes the ‘Psycho’ Director

Michele April 23, 2012 0

It is fitting that production for the biopic Hitchcock began on Friday the 13th. On that day, coincidentally, I found myself watching The Silence of the Lambs. It was edited for television, but it

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‘The Cabin in the Woods’: A Horror Destination Worth Visiting

‘The Cabin in the Woods’: A Horror Destination Worth Visiting

Michele April 17, 2012 0

The Cabin in the Woods Director: Drew Goddard Writers: Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Amy Acker, Tom Lenk, Sigourney Weaver

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‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ Becomes a Big Screen Superhero

‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ Becomes a Big Screen Superhero

Michele April 14, 2012 0

Yeah, you read that right. Sony has decided that they do need to get some girl power up in the superhero game and for some strange reason they picked Sabrina the Teenage Witch to

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New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle’ Re-boot News: Michael Bay Continues to Mess With Our Childhood

New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle’ Re-boot News: Michael Bay Continues to Mess With Our Childhood

Michele April 3, 2012 0

I am a child of the 90′s. And with that comes certain responsibilities. It is of the utmost importance to support Titanic 3D. Whenever a Spice Girl’s song is on, I have to turn the radio

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‘The Hunger Games’ Review: A Movie That Fans of the Book Can Enjoy

‘The Hunger Games’ Review: A Movie That Fans of the Book Can Enjoy

Michele March 27, 2012 0

The Hunger Games Director: Gary Ross Writers: Gary Ross, Billy Ray, Suzanne Collins (novel and screenplay) Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland Cinematography: Tom

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New ‘Prometheus’ Trailer Puts All the Speculation to Rest…. NOT

New ‘Prometheus’ Trailer Puts All the Speculation to Rest…. NOT

Michele March 20, 2012 0

I suppose I’m being a little unfair to the latest trailer. It certainly does show fans some new scenes and images that peak our interest. Unfortunately it does nothing to stem the intense discussion on whether

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New ‘Dark Shadows’ Trailer is FREAKING AWESOME

New ‘Dark Shadows’ Trailer is FREAKING AWESOME

Michele March 16, 2012 0

At least, that was what my first thought was after seeing it. Dark Shadows looks like the perfect mix of the campy goth that Tim Burton does so very well. The dark humor is present

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‘Leprechaun’ Gets a Reboot: It’s a St. Patrick’s Day Miracle!

‘Leprechaun’ Gets a Reboot: It’s a St. Patrick’s Day Miracle!

Michele March 16, 2012 0

On the eve of the joyous occasion known as St. Patrick’s Day we are blessed with the news that we will soon see a another Leprechaun movie, featuring the little man mauling unsuspecting victims. If

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No Bill Murray for ‘Ghostbusters 3′

No Bill Murray for ‘Ghostbusters 3′

Michele March 9, 2012 0

It’s a disaster of epic proporations. Or in the words of Dr. Peter Vankman, “human sacrifice, cats and dogs living together… mass hysteria!” Bill Murray will not be appearing in the planned Ghostbusters sequel. There has

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Most Excellent: Script for ‘Bill and Ted 3′ Completed

Most Excellent: Script for ‘Bill and Ted 3′ Completed

Michele March 7, 2012 0

Dude, have you heard the news? Bill and Ted are coming back to the big screen! Or at least, all signs point to the two stoners making another excellent adventure to your movie theater.

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Guy Pearce’s Role in Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ Finally Revealed in New Video

Guy Pearce’s Role in Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ Finally Revealed in New Video

Michele March 2, 2012 0

Prepare for a complete nerd meltdown. If you’ve been following the new Alien prequel/completely unrelated movie, Prometheus, as closely as I have then you’re well aware that there has been a noticeable abscence in

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Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice: An Awesome Sequel Might Be in the Works

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice: An Awesome Sequel Might Be in the Works

Michele February 24, 2012 0

One of my new obsessions is the T.V. show Face Off on Syfy. If you haven’t heard of it, Face Off is a make-up challenge show where contestants compete to see who can create the best

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‘Ender’s Game’ Movie: Hollywood Candyland or Headed for Disaster?

‘Ender’s Game’ Movie: Hollywood Candyland or Headed for Disaster?

Michele February 20, 2012 0

The cast list just keeps growing for the new adaptation of Ender’s Game. Based on the popular science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, the movie should be an exciting new addition to the

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‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’: The Trailer Gives Us a New Look at Old History

‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’: The Trailer Gives Us a New Look at Old History

Michele February 16, 2012 0

I’m sure some of you are looking at Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and thinking, “Really? Another vampire movie?” But this is not the next Twilight. It’s about as far from it as possible. While

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“Dear Harrison Ford,”: My Letter to the Man Who Could Be In ‘Indiana Jones 5′ and ‘Blade Runner 2′

“Dear Harrison Ford,”: My Letter to the Man Who Could Be In ‘Indiana Jones 5′ and ‘Blade Runner 2′

Michele February 11, 2012 0

Dear Harrison Ford, I must begin by saying that I am a huge fan of yours. I love (almost) all of your movies. One of my mom’s favorite stories to tell is about how

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‘One for the Money’: Not Good for the Money

‘One for the Money’: Not Good for the Money

Michele February 7, 2012 0

One for the Money Director: Julie Ann Robinson Writers: Stacy Sherman, Karen Ray, Liz Brixius, and Janet Evanovich (novel) Cast: Katherine Heigl, Jason O’Mara, Daniel Sunjata, Sherri Shepherd, Debbie Reynolds, John Leguizamo Cinematography: Jim Whitaker My

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‘Underworld: Awakening’ Review: The Action Keeps You From Sleeping

‘Underworld: Awakening’ Review: The Action Keeps You From Sleeping

Michele February 2, 2012 0

Underworld: Awakening Directors: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein Screenwriters: Len Wiseman, John Hlavin, J. Micheal Straczynski, Allison Burnett Actors: Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Theo James, India Eisley, Charles Dance Cinematography: Scott Kevan Being

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