Speaking to TMZ, director Richard Donner says that he has every intention on doing a sequel to the 1986 film The Goonies, and that he’s going to try to bring back as much of the original cast as possible. Can Jeff Cohen still do the truffle shuffle? Probably not too well anymore, but still super excited about this.
Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher have gotten kind of old, but time is always kind to a giant furry suit, and so with the filming of Star Wars VII underway, it sounds like Peter Mayhew will be returning as Chewbacca, because until he starts getting shorter, he’s probably got this Star Wars thing locked.
For nearly his entire life, spanning most of the life of the talking motion picture, Mickey Rooney was there. As a child star, as a teen box office draw, and well into his 80s, Mickey Rooney was there. RIP you master of stage and screen.
And just for something different, here’s a great outtakes reel of Mickey Rooney having a really bad day shooting a promo for his show ‘Mickey’ from 1964.
The newest Marvel Studios flick, Captain America: The Winter Soldier is in theaters now, much to the delight of many fans. Marvel Studios has been making bigger and better comic book flicks lately, and this one looks no different. But how does it do? Is it another great flick, or should it have stayed frozen in a river?
Jumping into a market already populated with products like Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast as well as game consoles like the Xbox One and PS4, Amazon announced yesterday the Amazon Fire TV, a set top streaming box with game controller. The $99 box (controller sold separately) streams movies, TV shows and Android games and apps through your TV like the other guys, but it also an X-ray that auto-populates your Kindle with IMDB info on what you’re watching as well as where on Amazon you can find different products in movies etc.
The Raid 2: Berandal is in theaters now, much to the delight of action fans everywhere. The first Raid flick was pretty intense, and like every sequel does this one promises to ramp everything up. But how does it do? Does it rise to the challenge, or does it get swallowed by the landslide of lackluster sequels?