By Don Kaye, Source: Blastr.com
Just when you thought that the modern version of The Mummy had run out of steam, guess what? It’s being rebooted, of course. But that might not necessarily be a bad thing.
Variety reports that Universal Pictures, which has owned The Mummy since Boris Karloff first wrapped the bandages around himself in 1932, has decided to relaunch the property one more time. The most recent take on it, which kicked off with 1999′s The Mummy, made Brendan Fraser into an action star and was more oriented toward Indiana Jones-like adventure than creepy ancient-walking-corpse chills. Continue reading
The ESO hangs out at the Quick Stop to discuss the works of Kevin Smith. We assure you, we’re open to review the good, the bad, and the dogma of Smith’s influential career. Mike, Mike and the Not-So-Silent Bobby are joined by Richard Ewell, who finds himself strapped to The Geek Seat. Also, Marcon’s Sidley Helphrey joins us for a preview of the upcoming Galactic Beach Party in Columbus, OH. All this plus the usual Rants, Raves, Shout Outs and Khan report. And I wasn’t even supposed to be here today!
Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: An Evening without Kevin Smith
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By Marc Bernardin, Source: Blastr.com
You’d think that, given The Hunger Games’ gargantuan success at the box office, the sequel would be a no-brainer. But a new monkey wrench got thrown into the behind-the-scenes negotiations that is threatening to extinguish Catching Fire before it even lights up.
While there are many things one can attribute the film adaptation of The Hunger Games’ success to—the popularity of the book, the stellar marketing campaign, a desire for a straight-up movie heroine—no one can argue that the film itself was leaps better than many other movies based on young-adult book hits (yes, Twilight, we’re talking about you). Continue reading